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Indigenous manufacturer answers the call for made-in-Canada PPE

Indigenous manufacturer answers the call for made-in-Canada PPE

Sagamok-based First Nations Procurement Inc. operating two plants in Northern Ontario
Winter roads construction secures $6M from province

Winter roads construction secures $6M from province

Funds will maintain 3,170 km of roadway, connecting remote Indigenous communities
Mushkegowuk chiefs call for moratorium on Ring of Fire development

Mushkegowuk chiefs call for moratorium on Ring of Fire development

They're concerned about the impact on unique wetlands and watersheds
Software-testing firm secures $500K to train, employ Indigenous students

Software-testing firm secures $500K to train, employ Indigenous students

PLATO Testing completed second training program in Sault Ste. Marie in November
Construction of the James Bay Winter Road underway

Construction of the James Bay Winter Road underway

It's currently open to construction workers, says Kimesskanemenow LP's president
NOBA 2020: Wataynikaneyap (Watay) Power is the recipient of the First Nations Business Award of Excellence

NOBA 2020: Wataynikaneyap (Watay) Power is the recipient of the First Nations Business Award of Excellence

The $1.9-billion Wataynikaneyap (Watay) Power Project will be life-changing for remote Indigenous residents when their homes are hooked up to the provincial electricity grid for the first time.
NOBA 2020: Wabun Tribal Council is the recipient of the Entrepreneurial Community Award

NOBA 2020: Wabun Tribal Council is the recipient of the Entrepreneurial Community Award

Wabun Tribal Council has developed a tried-and-true model used in negotiating development agreements between Indigenous communities and mining companies.
Timmins nickel player strikes a powerful agreement with a First Nation partner

Timmins nickel player strikes a powerful agreement with a First Nation partner

Canada Nickel talks power corridor with Taykwa Tagamou Nation in signing MOU
Wiikwemkoong celebrates opening of FN95 mask manufacturing plant

Wiikwemkoong celebrates opening of FN95 mask manufacturing plant

Manitoulin Island plant creates 50 jobs, long-term partnerships with Vaughan medical equipment manufacturer and North Shore distributor
Hydro One to deliver food, safety supplies to First Nations

Hydro One to deliver food, safety supplies to First Nations

Provincial utility extends partnership with disaster relief charity