Community News

New partnership established with First Nation leaders and former political leaders to address past wrongs

From CBC.ca

Former politicians and aboriginal leaders announcing new partnership

Paul Martin and Joe Clark among group calling on Canadians to act on aboriginal issues

By Connie Walker, Sep 04, 2014

Japanese mercury experts urging Canada to recognize and help Grassy Narrows First Nation victims

From CBC.ca

Grassy Narrows: The lost science of mercury poisoning

Canadian officials have never admitted to a single case of Minamata disease in northwestern Ontario

By Kelly Crowe, Sep 02, 2014

Dangers in framing the discussion as a choice between an inquiry OR immediate action

From CBC.ca

Disturbing trend in debate on inquiry into missing, murdered aboriginal women

Damaging to frame discussion as choice between inquiry and immediate action

By Chelsea Vowel, Posted: Aug 29, 2014

Nishnawbe Aski Nation and city of Thunder Bay working together to create a positive experience

Press release

August 28, 2014 - The City of Thunder Bay and Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) are pleased to have had a joint meeting of leadership including Grand Chief Harvey Yesno, Mayor Keith Hobbs, NAN Deputy Grand Chiefs and members of the City's Intergovernmental Affairs Committee.

UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report highlights dangerous impacts of climate change

From CBC.ca

Climate change impacts 'might already be considered dangerous'

Language stark in latest UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report

By Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press Posted: Aug 27, 2014 

Deer Lake First Nation hosting Northern Ontario School of Medicine officials tomorrow

NOSM press release

NOSM Engages Communities in Strategic Planning

Together, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and the people and communities of Northern Ontario are creating a Strategic Plan for the School for the years 2015-2020.