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Sick and Tired of Failing Healthcare

by Xavier Kataquapit www.underthenorthernsky.com ATTAWAPISKAT – Today was the first day of spring and up north we are happy that the end of very cold weather has finally arrived. It has been a strange winter with very cold spells and temperatures of minus 30 below Celsius while also have been experiencing periods of warm weather

Posted 26 March 2017 by in Anishinaabe
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Freezing Rain Warning in Effect – March 26 2017

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Travel today might be a challenge. Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for the area. Freezing rain warning in effect for: City of Thunder Bay Cloud Bay – Dorion Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake Marathon – Schreiber Nipigon – Rossport Beardmore – Jellicoe – Macdiarmid

Posted 26 March 2017 by in Featured
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Hajara, 19, and her children await their first hot meal in over two months. They arrived at the Dosseye refugee camp in Chad the previous day after fleeing violence in Central African Republic. UNHCR/C.Fohlen

One in Four Children May Face Severe Water Shortage

By J.D. Capelouto LONDON, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – One in four children — 600 million in total — may live in areas with severely limited water resources by 2040, putting them at risk of deadly diseases like cholera and diarrhoea, the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF said on Wednesday. Already some 500 million children live in

Posted 26 March 2017 by in Featured
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Romance Scams Cause Hardship and Embarrassment

KENORA – Romance scams continue to cause victims severe financial hardship and personal embarrassment, which inhibits their decision to report the crime. “Despite the cruelties involved and the emotional trauma sustained, it’s still important for victims of romance scams to report the crime. All users of computers and the online world should educate themselves and

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