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Murray Sinclair receives honorary doctorate

Murray Sinclair receives honorary doctorate

Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie conferred an honorary doctorate degree on Murray Sinclair, chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, on May 30.
Company to provide renewable energy solutions to remote First Nations

Company to provide renewable energy solutions to remote First Nations

A new renewable energy company to be run by First Nations for First Nations has received $2.7 million in FedNor funding to get up and running.
Mushkegowuk creates GIS mapping department

Mushkegowuk creates GIS mapping department

Mushkegowuk Tribal Council’s new information services department is not quite a year old, but already the community is seeing the benefits of its efforts.
Custom fabrication and furniture design bring 26-year-old success

Custom fabrication and furniture design bring 26-year-old success

Growing up in M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island, Kathryn Corbiere was always trying to prove that she could do anything the boys around her could do.
Popular North Shore hunting lodge expanding, rebranding

Popular North Shore hunting lodge expanding, rebranding

In 2014, just two years after Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation acquired Ritchie Falls Resort, a fire ripped through the showerhouse, damaging the boiler and other infrastructure.
Empowering the workforce

Empowering the workforce

The average Canadian just has to look at the country’s first economic engine — the fur trade — to find the origins of Indigenous peoples in business.
First Nation rolls out new equipment, contracts

First Nation rolls out new equipment, contracts

An Ojibway community on the north shore of Lake Superior is carving out a path to prosperity in forestry.
Kenora institute spearheads Aboriginal surface miner training

Kenora institute spearheads Aboriginal surface miner training

A training agreement between an Aboriginal training centre in Kenora and an emerging northwestern Ontario gold miner is starting to pay dividends for area First Nations.
De Beers, Laurentian dig in on James Bay restoration plans

De Beers, Laurentian dig in on James Bay restoration plans

For the past two summers, Keri Etherington has headed out into the bush in the James Bay Lowlands to collect native plant seeds.
Four Rivers preparing communities for development

Four Rivers preparing communities for development

Development in the Ring of Fire is years away, but Indigenous communities in Matawa First Nations territory are strategically going about training their people so they’ll be ready for development when it arrives.