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“Governments must take a pro-active approach…” NAN

THUNDER BAY –  Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Stan Beardy together with the NAN Executive Council supports Eabametoong First Nation (Fort Hope) in the plea for help to combat the string of violent crimes which have recently occurred in that community. This comes, following the community declaring a state-of-emergency last week. Beardy issued the

Posted 25 October 2010 by in CrimeBeat
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Greenpeace Migrates Woodland Caribou Campaign to Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – Greenpeace is campaigning to preserve the woodland caribou. Today the eco-group brought their fight to Minister Michael Gravelle’s office. Greenpeace Campaign The Greenpeace caribou caravan migrated today to the Thunder Bay office of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry Minister, Michael Gravelle to demand that he save the threatened woodland caribou by protecting

Posted 25 October 2010 by in News
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Voter Numbers Climb despite Rain!

THUNDER BAY – Maybe voter apathy in Thunder Bay is not growing afterall, after reporting lower numbers earlier in the day, those numbers have climbed again. The City Clerk’s office is reporting that as of 3 pm, there were 14,007 voters at the polls across the city, 17.3 % of eligible voters. There were 12,512

Posted 25 October 2010 by in NNL Headline News
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“Bill 191 bans all development on half of the land north of the 51st” – Hillier

QUEEN’S PARK – The Ontario Progressive Conservatives are expressing outrage as the Far North Act has received Royal Accent. The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario gave Royal Assent to Bill 191, “stealing at least a quarter-million square kilometres from residents of Ontario’s Far North, and putting 500,000 km in jeopardy”. “This bill tells Northerners that they can’t

Posted 25 October 2010 by in NNL Headline News
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