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Missanabie Cree makes joint venture arrangements

Missanabie Cree makes joint venture arrangements

Missanabie Cree First Nation has signed joint venture agreements with seven business partners, with the goal of becoming a strong contender to bid on development work taking place in its territories. "Sault Ste.
Aboriginal tourism conference slated for April

Aboriginal tourism conference slated for April

Aboriginal Tourism Ontario (ATO) will hold its second annual Business Tourism Conference April 13 to 15 at the Quattro Hotel and Conference Centre in Sault Ste. Marie.
First Nations, logistics group prepping to move affordable goods north

First Nations, logistics group prepping to move affordable goods north

A much sought-after distribution centre to stockpile goods and ship food to remote northwestern Ontario First Nation communities is one step closer to reality.
Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association hosting conference

Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association hosting conference

The Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association (CAMA) will host its 23rd annual conference Nov. 22-24 in Vancouver, B.C. under the theme, Leading Resource Management, Protecting Our Environment.
Bow Lake wind farm now operational

Bow Lake wind farm now operational

The Bow Lake Wind Facility north of Sault Ste. Marie is now operational.
Construction begins on $300-million hydro project

Construction begins on $300-million hydro project

Construction has begun on a $300-million hydroelectric generating station on New Post Creek north of Smooth Rock Falls.
Partnership to expand First Nations grid connection

Partnership to expand First Nations grid connection

A new partnership will help expand grid connections to 16 remote First Nation communities in Northwestern Ontario. On Aug.

Infrastructure investment in N-W First Nations

Two northwestern Ontario First Nations are receiving a combined $720,000 in provincial funding for drinking water and drainage infrastructure.
Webequie joins the North Star club

Webequie joins the North Star club

Thunder Bay’s North Star Air announced it has signed a “strategic business agreement” with Webequie First Nation. Webequie joins nine other First Nation communities in an alliance with the regional passenger and freight carrier.
Ministers want First Nations on the grid

Ministers want First Nations on the grid

A national task force is being established to find ways to eliminate diesel power generation on remote First Nation communities.