Sale of Ontera to Bell Aliant affects rural and remote First Nations without any consultation


Ontera sale to Bell Aliant leaves questions for customers, employees

Apr 07, 2014 3:40 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 07, 2014 3:40 PM ET

In many northern communities, Ontera is still the only option, and that has one northern Ontario mayor concerned that bills might go up.

First Nation political organizations in Ontario laying off workers as government imposes cuts

From AnishinawbekNews

Chiefs of Ontario faces 80% chop

Posted on April 4, 2014

Lobbying for release of Leonard Peltier, First Nation political prisoner in the U.S.


Robert Redford renews fight to release jailed AIM activist Leonard Peltier

Tells Sunday Edition host Michael Enright he is pushing for a pardon from Obama

By Michael Enright, Apr 06, 2014

Another house fire death in First Nation challenges underfunding and lack of proper infrastructure


First Nations fires show need for more resources: fire chief

Posted: Apr 04, 2014

Jade Willoughby, Whitesand First Nation band member, takes on modelling world in New York


First Nation model overcomes illness to pursue dream

Jade Willoughby, once ridiculed for her looks, recently modelled in New York's Fashion Week

By Lisa Charleyboy, Apr 05, 2014

First Nations Innovation research, KORI and KO hosts international online launch of new Journal of CI

On April 4, the day Industry Canada released their Digital Canada 150 strategy for the other 98% of the country, the First Nations Innovation research project, the Keewaytinook Okimakanak Research Institute (KORI) and KNET hosted the launch of the First Mile Special Edition of the Journal of Community Informatics (JOCI).

Keewaytinook Okimakanak First Nations online survey prize draw winners announced

The KO Online Survey ended on Monday, March 31, 2014

Thank you to everyone who completed the KO First Nation online survey. Over 250 people provided the KO research team with information that will be used in the coming months to produce reports, publications, and further research and development. 

190 people submitted their names for the draws for different prizes for those people completing the draw.

Prizes Draw Winners 

Industry Canada announces their Digital Canada 150 plan - 5 megabits per second per household maybe


Top 5 things you need to know about the government's long-awaited digital economy strategy

Posted by Josh Tabish on Friday, April 4, 2014

Government posting internal First Nation spending practices online claiming misuse of their funds


Ottawa probes reserve money management practices

BILL CURRY - April 3, 2014

OTTAWA - The Globe and Mail

OKTLaw documents government cuts to First Nation organizations reducing services and support


Massive Cuts to Aboriginal Organizations Means Loss of Successful Programs and Services

Stephanie Kearns - April 1, 2014