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Consulting group focused on First Nations interests

Consulting group focused on First Nations interests

Jennifer David would be perfectly content to work herself out of a job.
Pic Mobert takes charge in forestry

Pic Mobert takes charge in forestry

Taking an ownership stake in a shuttered White River sawmill proved to be the perfect entry point for the Pic Mobert First Nation to finally participate in the forestry industry.

FedNor invests in Aboriginal business development

Two Kenora area First Nation organizations received more than $550,000 in FedNor funding to support Aboriginal business development.

Aquaculture, tourism to benefit from FedNor funds

A pair of Algoma-area First Nations has received funding to establish economic development opportunities.

First Nation drops lawsuit against Red Lake gold miner

Rubicon Minerals and Wabauskang First Nation have reached settlement and exploration accommodation agreements over the company’s advanced Phoenix Gold mine project near Red Lake.

Ontario launches Aboriginal economic development fund

The province has launched the $25-million Aboriginal Economic Development Fund, which will fund business, employment and training opportunities for First Nation, Métis and Inuit businesses.

First Nation leaders call for halt on Ring of Fire permits

The chiefs of the Matawa First Nations are demanding a moratorium in the issuance of exploration permits in the Ring of Fire. In a resolution passed by the leadership of the nine communities in the tribal council on Sept.
North Shore First Nation wants hydro plant inside national park

North Shore First Nation wants hydro plant inside national park

Pic River First Nation has eyes on building a hydroelectric power station inside the boundaries of Pukaskwa National Park on Lake Superior.
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.