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Program trains Aboriginal women in mining

Program trains Aboriginal women in mining

Her official title is job coach, but in her role with the Temiskaming Native Women’s Support Group, Kelly Lamontagne can, on any given day, also serve as a social worker, mover, relationship guru, personal shopper, addictions counsellor, cheerleader
New First Nations housing standard better than a building code

New First Nations housing standard better than a building code

A new form of housing in Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation is being hailed as an important step forward in addressing chronic housing issues in First Nations across Canada.
New engineering venture takes aim at Northern infrastructure

New engineering venture takes aim at Northern infrastructure

Two engineering firms and two First Nations have teamed up on a new venture to better pool their expertise in positioning themselves for future infrastructure activity in northwestern Ontario.
Native Friendship Centre links candidates with jobs

Native Friendship Centre links candidates with jobs

Every year hundreds of people walk through the doors at downtown Sudbury 's N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre with the hope they can find meaningful employment.
Aboriginal home builder aims for 2015 plant startup

Aboriginal home builder aims for 2015 plant startup

Aboriginal home builder Bernie Bird is counting on a fat order book this summer to start the cash flowing toward erecting a composite home manufacturing factory in Dryden .
Lac Seul stakes its development claim

Lac Seul stakes its development claim

A 2012 Friendship Accord struck between Lac Seul First Nation and Sioux Lookout is already paying huge dividends if you judge the brisk foot and vehicle traffic through the local Tim Hortons.

Lac Seul-Sioux Lookout pact makes progress

Sioux Lookout Mayor Dennis Leney and Lac Seul First Nation Chief Clifford Bull said they wowed the audience at the recent Federation of Canadian Municipalities Annual Conference in the Niagara region.
Grand Chief Stan Louttit remembered

Grand Chief Stan Louttit remembered

First Nation leaders at the 40th annual Ontario Chiefs Conference in Toronto paused to remember the life of Grand Chief Stan Loutitt, who died June 10 following a battle with cancer.

Deadline here for Aboriginal training program

Youth entrepreneurs have one more day to apply for an Aboriginal youth training program hosted by Waubetek Business Development Corporation. This summer, Waubetek will host a five-week Youth Business Training Program at Laurentian University.

First Nation participating in mine EA

The Naotkamegwanning First Nation is receiving $45,000 from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency to participate in the environmental assessment of Treasury Metals’ proposed Goliath Gold Mine near Dryden in northwestern Ontario.