Crown ordered to pay Batchewana First Nation band members $390,000 for failed prosecution

A provincial court judge ordered the Crown to pay $390,000 for withdrawing logging charges against four Batchewana First Nation band members on the eve...

Derailment outside Blind River: Update

Just a short while ago there was a derailment outside of Blind River. It happened on the Mississauga First Nation. No chemicals were spilled. It was...

Protesters rally outside Thessalon First Nation Band Office

A determined group of members from Thessalon First Nation  blocked the route into the Thessalon First Nation Band Office Tuesday, to raise awareness for...

Fata Apologizes for online comments

Sault Ste. Marie Municipal Councillor, Ward 5, Frank Fata, met with SaultOnline the afternoon of August 5, 2016 to address comments he recently made...

Batchewana First Nation Reminds the Ministry of Natural Resources about First Nations Jurisdiction

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) claimed to have found hundreds of rotting fish in abandoned gill nets on Lake Superior, in...

Indigenous Cultural Competency. It’s time

If a person has lived pretty much anywhere in Canada, has been born into ancestry, First Nation, Settlers, or Immigrant, the chances are fair-to-midland,...

Rankin Arena receives cold, hard, FedNor cash

On Friday, November 18th, 2016, MP Terry Sheehan (Government of Canada) and Chief Dean Sayers, Batchewana First Nation, came together at The Rankin Arena....

What is Orange Shirt Day all about?

ADSB will be recognizing Orange Shirt Day on Thursday September 29th (a day ahead of the national date of September 30 due to the...

Batchewana First Nation Denies the Crown’s Assumed Jurisdiction

Batchewana First Nation (BFN) leadership are seeking council from community members and fellow First Nations about the next steps for their logging industry after...

‘Right’eous vs. The Crown. The Cost of it all

Court proceedings continued on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 for four men from Batchewana First Nation, charged under the Ontario Provincial Crown Forest Sustainability Act...

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