Ontario press release
April 16, 2009
The Ministry of Natural Resources is involved in a number of important partnerships with Grand Council Treaty #3 communities. These focus on building relationships, pursuing economic development opportunities such as green energy and forestry, and youth employment.
AFN and NWAC press release
INAC press release
Ottawa, Ontario (April 17, 2009) - Members of the Wabaseemoong and the North Spirit Lake First Nations will benefit from new schools, thanks to the Government of Canada's Economic Action Plan.
By: Sylvia Cheuy
Chiefs of Ontario press release
APRIL 16, 2009
TORONTO— The Chiefs in Ontario are pleased to announce the adoption of a First Nations Water Declaration to show their commitment to water protection.
AFN press release
OTTAWA, April 15 /CNW Telbec/ - Assembly of First Nations National Chief Phil Fontaine and renowned primatologist, environmentalist, and humanitarian Dr. Jane Goodall today announced a partnership to bring the Jane Goodall Institute's Roots & Shoots global youth action program to First Nations communities across Canada.
NAN press release
THUNDER BAY, ON, April 15 /CNW/ - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, together with members of the NAN Men's Healing Initiative, welcomed the start of the trial of convicted pedophile Ralph Rowe on new charges of sexual assault in Kenora court this week.
OPG press release
EAR FALLS, ON, April 14 /CNW/ - The Hon. George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, joined dignitaries from the Lac Seul First Nation (LSFN), Ear Falls and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) at the official opening of the 12.5 MW Lac Seul Generating Station / Obishikokaang Waasiganikewigamig located near Ear Falls.
Posted By Jon Thompson - April 13, 2009
Kenora lawyer Doug Keshen has served the federal government and the Liquor Control Board of Ontario with a $1.8 billion lawsuit, demanding that labels be placed on liquor bottles warning women of the dangers of drinking while pregnant.
From Earth Day Canada web site at http://www.earthday.ca/pub/index.php
More than 6 million Canadians join 1 billion people in over 170 countries in staging events and projects to address local environmental issues. Nearly every school child in Canada takes part in an Earth Day activity.