On January 15, 2008 Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs Mr. Chuck Strahl visited the community of Pikangikum First Nation.
He was accompanied by the Grand Chief Stan Beardy and his associates.
He was greeted by the Chief, Elders and members of the community and followed by luncheon at the local restaurant.
CRTC Press Release ...
OTTAWA and GATINEAU, Jan. 17 - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today approved several initiatives that will benefit Canadians with disabilities and expand broadband services to rural and remote communities. The major local telephone companies were also directed by the Commission to finalize proposals for the dispersal of the funds in their deferral accounts.
From Press Release
In less than two years, Government reduces the number of high-risk First Nation water systems by over half.