Chris Kornacki - Wawatay News

Ring of Fire all-season road to connect three First Nation communities

Create: 08/22/2017 - 00:28

Ontario will be working with Webequie, Marten Falls and Nibinamik First Nations to plan and construct a year-round access road into the proposed Ring of Fire mining development site being pursued by Noront Resources Ltd.

Premier Kathleen Wynne made the announcement August 21 while in Thunder Bay with the Minister of Northern Development and Mines, Michael Gravelle, Marten Falls Chief Bruce Achneepineskum and Webequie Chief Cornelius Wabasse.

Pickle Lake OPP continue search for missing woman

Create: 01/06/2016 - 03:52

Pickle Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to search for a missing woman, Charnelle Masakeyash, who has last seen on November 6, 2015 in Pickle Lake. The OPP is seeking the assistance of the public in locating the missing woman.

Charnelle Masakeyash, 26, is a First Nation female, described as 5’7”, 130 lbs, medium build, straight, shoulder length black hair and has brown eyes.

Pre-inquiry into MMIW set for Thunder Bay

Create: 01/01/2016 - 00:05

The Hon. Patty Hajdu, Minister of the Status of Women, and the Hon. Carolyn Bennett Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, will meet with family members on January 6, 2016 to seek input on the design of the national inquiry into MMIWG.

Orientation sessions for family members to learn more about the process will be held on January 5 2016.

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