Press Release ...
30 July 2009 - Adstock, Quebec
More Canadian families and businesses will have access to high-speed internet services thanks to a major new investment to extend and improve broadband coverage, part of Canada’s Economic Action Plan.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the next steps in the Government’s strategy to expand broadband internet access to unserved and underserved communities throughout Canada.
Posted By Arron Pickard, The Daily Press - July 29, 2009
Nishnawbe Aski Nation is now one step closer to self-governance.
Ontario press release
July 29, 2009
The new John R. Delaney Small Business and Youth Opportunity Centre in Moose Cree First Nation will strengthen the local economy by providing guidance and mentoring to youth who want to become entrepreneurs.
The centre will offer a wide range of programs to youth and current small business owners including:
Kwayaciiwin Education Resource Centre is presenting the 3rd Annual Summer Institute for Anihshiniimowin Immersion teachers and Native Language Teachers. This Institute will be taking place at the K.C. Hall in Sioux Lookout over 3 days, from August 18 - 20, 2009.
To register for the Institute or for more information please call 1-866-326-1077 or 807-737-7373.
Ontario press release
July 27, 2009
First Nation, Métis and Inuit victims of crime in northeast Ontario will have access to new services and a new traditional healing space funded through the Aboriginal Victims Support Grant Program.
Call for Not-for-Profit infrastructure projects will benefit Ontario communities
Union of Ontario Indians press release
Curve Lake FN, July 27 - Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee has real concerns with the OPP injunctions on the peaceful protest opposing the construction and future operation of a land fill located directly above the natural spring water of the Alliston Aquifer in Tiny township commonly known as Site 41.
"The polluters should be arrested - not the people who are protecting our water," said Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee.
AFN press release ...
OTTAWA, July 27 /CNW Telbec/ - Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo is embarking on a strategic and forward looking agenda for the AFN. The new National Chief was elected on July 23rd at the recent AFN Annual General Assembly in Calgary, Alberta.
By Robert Costanza - March, 2009
The fallacy that economic growth can lead to improved human welfare underpins the global financial crisis. Now, we need to move beyond 'growth at all costs' and reorganise the economy based on the quality of life rather than quantity of consumption, argues Robert Costanza.
John Graham and Laura Mitchell
May 29, 2009
The Institute On Governance (IOG)