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Iconic Canadian singer-songwriter, Gord Downie has passed away at age 53.
Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, issued the following statement following the passing of legendary musician Gord Downie:
Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler joined with North Caribou Lake First Nation Chief Dinah Kanate and community members to celebrate the opening of a bridge that will provide year-round access for the remote community.
Ontario Provincial Police and the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) are looking into the death of a three-year-old child from Constance Lake First Nation.
The Hearst OPP detachment was contacted on Saturday September 30 to assist NAPS and paramedics with a girl in medical distress in the community near Highway 11.
OPP say the child was transported to hospital where she was pronounced dead. The investigation is being conducted under the authority of the Coroner's Act. A post-mortem was scheduled to take place on Monday, October 2.
To mark Orange Shirt Day on September 30, in honour of former students of the Indian residential schools, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is asking all Canadians to learn more about this history, support meaningful change and affirm that ‘every child matters.’
Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox was honoured as one the 2018 “Canada’s Clean50” sustainability leaders for his leadership on climate change during the Clean50 Summit 7.0 in Toronto today.
Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Fort William First Nation Chief Peter Collins have issued the following statements as Thunder Bay City Council has failed to support a motion by the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA) calling for the resignation of Senator Lynn Beyak.
Thunder Bay Police and the Regional Coroners office are investigating the death of a male found in the Neebing/ MacIntyre Floodway on Saturday September 23.
The Thunder Bay Police are asking for the publics assistance: Should anyone have observed an Indigenous male in the area of Fort William Road and Isabel on the 21 September 2017 at 2030 hours they are asked to contact Thunder Bay Police at 807 684 1200 or at Crime Stoppers 807 623 8477.
Eabametoong (Fort Hope) First Nation families will benefit from improved access to health, wellness and cultural programming thanks to an investment of more than $78,000 from the Government of Canada.
The funding was announced today by the Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament for the Kenora riding, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedNor.
On September 9, 2017, at approximately 12:45 p.m., officers from the Hearst Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to assist the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) and Cochrane District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) with a child in medical distress on Constance Lake First Nation.
The female, four years of age, from Constance Lake First Nation, was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.