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First Nations 'take a stand together'

First Nations 'take a stand together'

The First Nations Land Defence Alliance has welcomed Ojibways of Onigaming into the coalition
Land conservation discussions to lead four-day Indigenous forestry event

Land conservation discussions to lead four-day Indigenous forestry event

Wahkohtowin Development is hosting the second annual Indigenous Lands Symposium in Timmins Jan. 22-25
Truckers list unsafe passing as top concern in Northern Ontario

Truckers list unsafe passing as top concern in Northern Ontario

The Ontario Trucking Association conducted a survey of driving conditions, with a focus on Highways 11 and 17 in Northern Ontario
The digital divide is felt in the North

The digital divide is felt in the North

Majority of rural, remote people left without high-speed internet, despite feds boasting of wide coverage, says Blue Sky
Dryden ready to tackle air challenge, says mayor

Dryden ready to tackle air challenge, says mayor

Dryden’s CAO, airport manager leading efforts to address a pending gap in plane service, mayor says
Confederation College starts search for new president

Confederation College starts search for new president

Kathleen Lynch announced she will retire from post in September
Feds providing $1M for Atikokan-area business development

Feds providing $1M for Atikokan-area business development

Funds will help Atikokan Economic Development Corporation grow mining, energy sector activity
Mill closure sends a wave of caution through Northern Ontario

Mill closure sends a wave of caution through Northern Ontario

With the AV Terrace Bay Mill shut down, the impact on Ontario’s forestry sector could be felt in Greenstone
Province's reliance on international students causing economic problems: banks' chiefs

Province's reliance on international students causing economic problems: banks' chiefs

The government's decision to cut back post-secondary funds is showing up in rent inflation, said one chief economist
Bearskin Airlines to discontinue passenger service in Dryden, Fort Frances, Kenora

Bearskin Airlines to discontinue passenger service in Dryden, Fort Frances, Kenora

Company cites an unprecedented decline in passenger volume connected to the COVID-19 pandemic