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Gold miner launches initiative to advance relationships with Indigenous Peoples

Gold miner launches initiative to advance relationships with Indigenous Peoples

Newmont says Vancouver-based centre will aim to improve relations across company, mining industry
High-speed internet to expand to rural northwestern Ontario

High-speed internet to expand to rural northwestern Ontario

Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission and TbayTel have received $2.9 million for projects
Wahnapitae First Nation residents getting high-speed internet

Wahnapitae First Nation residents getting high-speed internet

Federal funding will help expand connectivity in community northeast of Sudbury
Indigenous manufacturer answers the call for made-in-Canada PPE

Indigenous manufacturer answers the call for made-in-Canada PPE

Sagamok-based First Nations Procurement Inc. operating two plants in Northern Ontario
Winter roads construction secures $6M from province

Winter roads construction secures $6M from province

Funds will maintain 3,170 km of roadway, connecting remote Indigenous communities
Mushkegowuk chiefs call for moratorium on Ring of Fire development

Mushkegowuk chiefs call for moratorium on Ring of Fire development

They're concerned about the impact on unique wetlands and watersheds
Software-testing firm secures $500K to train, employ Indigenous students

Software-testing firm secures $500K to train, employ Indigenous students

PLATO Testing completed second training program in Sault Ste. Marie in November
Construction of the James Bay Winter Road underway

Construction of the James Bay Winter Road underway

It's currently open to construction workers, says Kimesskanemenow LP's president
NOBA 2020: Wataynikaneyap (Watay) Power is the recipient of the First Nations Business Award of Excellence

NOBA 2020: Wataynikaneyap (Watay) Power is the recipient of the First Nations Business Award of Excellence

The $1.9-billion Wataynikaneyap (Watay) Power Project will be life-changing for remote Indigenous residents when their homes are hooked up to the provincial electricity grid for the first time.
NOBA 2020: Wabun Tribal Council is the recipient of the Entrepreneurial Community Award

NOBA 2020: Wabun Tribal Council is the recipient of the Entrepreneurial Community Award

Wabun Tribal Council has developed a tried-and-true model used in negotiating development agreements between Indigenous communities and mining companies.