From the Vancouver Sun
Ontario nurses blast gov't inaction on First Nations drug crisis
BY ELIZABETH PAYNE, POSTMEDIA NEWS JANUARY 10, 2012
OTTAWA — The federal and provincial governments have failed to adequately address the prescription drug abuse crisis that is devastating remote northern Ontario communities, says the association that represents 33,000 registered nurses in Ontario.
From Winnipeg Free Press
Mould drives teachers away, jeopardizes school year for hundreds of students
By: Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press - Posted: 01/10/2012
OTTAWA - The only school in a troubled northwestern Ontario First Nation has closed down almost all of its classes because mould has driven away many of its teachers.
AFN press release
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Offers Condolences Following Plane Crash Near North Spirit Lake First Nation
OTTAWA, Jan. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo today offered condolences following a plane crash near North Spirit Lake First Nation.