The elementary schools in Attawapiskat and Eabametoong First Nation are partnering with The Belinda Stronach Foundation and ten other schools across Canada to introduce and use the One-Laptop-Per-Child computer in their classrooms.
The twelve schools include four in Ontario:
Mr. Chairman, committee members, distinguished witnesses and guests,
Commissioners Marie Wilson, Chief Wilton Littlechild and I are honoured to have the opportunity today to update you on the progress the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has made on a journey that in many ways began decades ago.
Sep 28 2010
Lili is featured in a film about the shocking conditions First Nations children endure in Ontario’s north. On Lili's 12th birthday in May 2006, her mother committed suicide. Lili found her.
Video: See the trailer
With the passing of Bill 191 and the increasing efforts to develop mines in Nishnawbe Aski Nation territory, the following briefing from December 2009 is still timely ...
Gord Miller - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario - Sep 22 2010
Ontarians got a taste of what climate change is like this summer, and most of us didn’t worry about it, as we enjoyed the hot, sunny days, uninterrupted by rain.
NEWS RELEASE – WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
The Indigenous Peoples of Kasabonika, Kingfisher, Wapekeka, Wawakapewin and Wunnumin Lake First Nations along with the Shibogama First Nations Council clearly state for the record once again that their concerns are not addressed or reflected in Bill 191, the Far North Act. We continue to support the Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) opposition and call on Ontario to do the right thing and withdraw the bill.
How do rural and remote First Nations community members feel about using technology for telehealth? The success of telehealth and other community ICT projects depends on the willingness of community members to use the technology. However community members’ perspectives are often unknown or poorly understood.