First Nations in Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan are expressing their concerns to the federal governments Joint National Panel on First Nations education (see below). First Nations in Ontario are establishing a strategy to engage in a parallel process to that of the National Panel and develop a report to be submitted to the National Chief and the INAC Minister to coincide with the National Panel submission.
From: Tina Kakepetum Schultz, Session Coordinator and Facilitator
Subject: Winners for the Elders' Story Telling Contest - June 16, 2011
On Monday, June 13, representatives from Bolivia's Ministry of Health met with Indigenous Commission for Communications Technologies in the Americas and Keewaytinook Okimakanak along with several other interested groups to discuss the use of communication technologies in supporting Indigenous groups to address health issues.
Voting Day: Thursday June 30, 2011
Place: E-Centre 807-478-1171 or 1170
Time: 10:00am-6:00pm EST
David Matthews Sr.
Telecom 2011 Conference: Broadband Breakthrough - Major Advancements Forecast for Northern Canada
Rouyn, Québec, June 14, 2011: This Fall, northern Quebec will able to connect directly to Eeyou Communications Network (ECN) broadband. The quality of this new fibre optic facility will outperform most Canadian networks. Canada’s telecom regulator has called on all Canadian service providers to match the standards that ECN plans to deliver.
Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry press release
June 14, 2011
Ontario is helping to build a stronger, more sustainable and diverse northern economy by supporting new infrastructure and training in Northern Ontario.
These new improvements include:
Press Release from Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU)
Mobile hospital on northern Ontario tour to fight hospital-acquired infections in Sioux Lookout, Kenora, Fort Frances this week