AFN press release
OTTAWA, Aug. 31 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo called on the province of Ontario to take immediate action to resolve the ongoing dispute between the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) First Nation and the exploration company, Platinex.
Aug 28, 2009 - Carol Goar
SANDY LAKE FIRST NATION—Bread: $5.49 for a loaf of fairly fresh white.
Apples: $8.72 for a package of six.
Oranges: $7.52 for a package of four.
Milk: $3.39 for a litre of 2 per cent.
Kraft cheese slices: $9.29 for a package of 16.
Baby formula: $5.59 for a 385-millilitre can.
Apple juice: $8.95 for a 2-litre can.
Aug 25, 2009 - Gail Swainson, Staff Reporter
MIDHURST – Simcoe County councillors voted this afternoon in favour of a one-year moratorium on the controversial development of the "Site 41" garbage dump in Tiny Township northwest of Barrie.
August 24, 2009
Vancouver - The New Relationship Trust (NRT) and the National Centre for First Nations Governance (NCFNG) today released the Governance Best Practices Report. The report profiles First Nation communities that provide exceptional examples of NCFNG’s principles of effective governance. The best practices are drawn from the experience of First Nations, tribes and Aboriginal organizations across Canada and the United States.
Aug 23, 2009
Premier Dalton McGuinty says his government is building a "new respect and working relationship" with First Nations.
Yet chiefs of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) territory – seething over new planning legislation for the far north – are now threatening to "exercise full and exclusive jurisdiction" over traditional lands.