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Drones to deliver goods to remote First Nation

Drones to deliver goods to remote First Nation

Test flights by Drone Delivery Canada will start delivering mail, medical supplies and more.
Indigenous leader urges partnerships to reap development rewards

Indigenous leader urges partnerships to reap development rewards

Jonathan Solomon, grand chief of the Mushkegowuk Council, addressed attendees during the 2017 State of the North conference in Timmins, held Sept. 27 to 29.
Indigenous learning centre lands $5.1 million in funding

Indigenous learning centre lands $5.1 million in funding

The Anishinabek Discovery Centre is being built on the Algoma University campus in Sault Ste. Marie.
West Detour gold project to undergo provincial environmental assessment

West Detour gold project to undergo provincial environmental assessment

Indigenous group had asked for the longer federal process.
North-south road offers way out of poverty, isolation for First Nation

North-south road offers way out of poverty, isolation for First Nation

Marten Falls will collaborate with province on first stage of Ring of Fire road
More Indigenous women working in trades, says college

More Indigenous women working in trades, says college

Canadore College in North Bay is seeing an increase in Indigenous women enrolling in its Aboriginal Women in the Trades program.
Power station proponents celebrate grand opening

Power station proponents celebrate grand opening

The Peter Sutherland Sr. Generating Station is a collaboration between Ontario Power Generation and Taykwa Tagamou Nation.
Feds allot $2.2. million for trades training for Indigenous people

Feds allot $2.2. million for trades training for Indigenous people

Métis Nation of Ontario will train up to 72 people through its Skilled Employment Energy Stream.
Province announces planning to start for Ring of Fire road

Province announces planning to start for Ring of Fire road

Province will partner with Webequie, Marten Falls and Nibinamik First Nations to ‘plan and construct a year-round access road into the proposed mining development side being pursued by Noront Resources.'
Watay Power gets a federal funding jolt

Watay Power gets a federal funding jolt

Ottawa buys into grid connection for First Nation community