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Matawa First Nations joins telecommunications consortium

Matawa First Nations joins telecommunications consortium

Membership in First Mile Connectivity Consortium will support efforts to update broadband to remote communities.
Director named for new Anishinabek Education System

Director named for new Anishinabek Education System

Kelly Crawford of M’Chigeeng First Nation will take on the role at the end of November.
Ground breaks on Anishinabek skills centre

Ground breaks on Anishinabek skills centre

The $2-million building, located on Manitoulin Island, is slated to open to students next fall.
Government foot-dragging threatens First Nations transmission project schedule

Government foot-dragging threatens First Nations transmission project schedule

Fortis wants funding framework to proceed with $1.35-billion Watay Power project
Whitesand First Nation gets funds for industrial park, biomass project

Whitesand First Nation gets funds for industrial park, biomass project

The new project will create employment and reduce the community’s reliance on diesel fuel.
Remote First Nation celebrates construction of all-season bridge

Remote First Nation celebrates construction of all-season bridge

Span at North Caribou Lake First Nation will offer community year-round access
Noront raises $1.2 million through private placement

Noront raises $1.2 million through private placement

Proceeds to be used for negotiations with Indigenous communities
First Nation sawmill operation eyes expansion

First Nation sawmill operation eyes expansion

Lac Seul lumber mill studies value-added, bigger markets
First Nations receive $13 million for water infrastructure

First Nations receive $13 million for water infrastructure

The federal and provincial governments invest more than $13 million for water/wastewater improvements in 116 First Nation communities.
Matawa First Nations lands nearly $70 million for high-speed internet

Matawa First Nations lands nearly $70 million for high-speed internet

Funds will be used to connect fly-in and remote Indigenous communities with fibre-to-the-home, high-speed broadband internet.