NEW SCHOOL IN FORT SEVERN FIRST NATION ANNOUNCED ...
FORT SEVERN, ONTARIO (August 9, 2012) - The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, along with Fort Severn First Nation Chief Matthew Kakekaspan and Parliamentary Secretary Greg Rickford, announced today funding for a new elementary school at Fort Severn First Nation. This investment is being supported by Economic Action Plan 2012 .
Cecil Chabot August 08, 2012
Northern Ontario First Nations are preparing 30-day eviction notices for mining companies operating in a mineral-rich zone known the Ring of Fire.
Often, they receive about a quarter less funding for primary school education than other Canadian children
AFN press release
OTTAWA, Aug. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo today acknowledged the United Nations International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, highlighting the need for and benefits of political and economic participation of Indigenous peoples here in Canada and around the globe.
COO press release
TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - The recent federal court decision declaring the appointment of a third-party manager during the Attawapiskat housing crisis unreasonable reiterates First Nations' concerns. It also confirms that the government of Canada's statements about the causes of the crisis were misleading.
From Keewaytinook Okimakanak Telemedicine Program
Informatics Educator - Job Posting
Reporting to the Clinical Services Coordinator (CSC), the Telemedicine Informatics Educator coordinates telemedicine training for Community Telemedicine Coordinators (CTCs) and for KO eHealth Services staff and other KO health staff.
Ontario Native Literacy Coalition
The Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC) has two youth intern positions available, each for
a period of 52 weeks at 35 hours per week.
• Business Development Coordinator, at an annual rate of $30,485.00
• Business Development Assistant, at an annual rate of $27,300.00
Key Responsibilities and Activities:
AFN Press Release
TORONTO, July 18, 2012 /CNW/ - First Nation leaders from across Canada today re-elected Shawn A-in-chut Atleo as National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) - the national advocacy organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada.
National Chief Atleo will host a press conference Thursday July 19, 2012 in room 712 of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building at 12:00 p.m.