CHRISTIE BLATCHFORD - Dec. 30, 2010
In the court case of Pikangikum v Nault is a glimpse of an answer to the age-old Canadian question of how so many first nation communities in this country continue to suffer appalling conditions and ruinous poverty even as Ottawa throws millions and millions and millions of dollars at impoverished reserves.
As part of his GLOBAL HEALTH: EMBEDDED LEARNING EXPERIENCE, Michael submitted his final 74 page report reflecting on his three month placement (Sept 8 to Dec 13) at KO-KNET in Sioux Lookout. He titled the report "THE NATION WITHIN OUR OWN: THE JOURNEY WITH REMOTE AND RURAL FIRST NATIONS COMMUNITIES IN ONTARIO".
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - December 20, 2010
The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced a three-year renewal of the Aboriginal Languages Initiative, as well as a new formula for First Nations languages that distributes funding according to the regional realities of languages across Canada.
Luke Sainnawap is providing online updates about Santa Claus' efforts to bring good cheer to everyone in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (Big Trout Lake First Nation) in Northwestern Ontario ...
By: Larry Kusch - 15/12/2010
A former prime minister says it is "unforgivable" that Ottawa is short-changing the funding of aboriginal education.
December 21, 2010 - The Associated Press
A divided U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved new rules meant to prohibit broadband companies from interfering with internet traffic flowing to their customers.
The 3-2 vote Tuesday marks a major victory for FCC chair Julius Genachowski, who has spent more than a year trying to craft a compromise.
Nipissing University professor Dr. John S. Long’s new book, Treaty No. 9: Making the Agreement to Share the Land in Far Northern Ontario in 1905, has recently been published by McGill-Queen’s University Press.
AFN press release
AFN press release
Gatineau (QC), December 16, 2010 – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO) signed a Statement of Partnership, committing the two national organizations to work in collaboration to enhance institutional and human resources capacity to the economic growth, community well-being and nation-building of First Nations.
December 16, 2010