COVID-19

Ontario Helps Municipalities and Indigenous Partners Respond to COVID-19

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Province delivers more social services relief funding to protect the vulnerable TORONTO - The Ontario government is allocating an additional $120 million to help municipalities...

Baawating Indigenous Hub Development For Gateway Site – Not Proceeding

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A $40 million development planned for the former Gateway Site won't be happening. City Council will hear Monday that the Baawating Urban Indigenous Hub and...

Courage for Change: Ontario Native Women’s Association to Expand Across Ontario

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Prioritizing Indigenous Women’s safety As today pays homage to UN Human Rights Day, the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services announced funding over five...
Credit

COVID-19, system barriers challenging Indigenous women who own businesses: study

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TORONTO — Researchers behind a new study say Canadian businesses owned by Indigenous women have been steadily growing, but that progress is being threatened...
Caroline Mulroney

Dedicated Transportation Plan will connect the North, while supporting economic development and job creation

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This morning, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation...
Forest

Northern Ontario Angels Announces Appointment of New Executive Director

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THUNDER BAY, ON – Northern Ontario Angels (NOA) announced today the appointment of Dalton MacFarlane as its new Executive Director, effective January 4, 2021....
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Whitefish River First Nation adapts to COVID-19 distancing using modern mobile app technology to...

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Whitefish River First Nation developed an innovative, cross-platform mobile application by partnering with Aivia Design and Technology Engineering. The app allows Band Administration to...
Internet

Pandemic highlights need for internet equality, First Nations chief says

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TORONTO — A First Nations chief from British Columbia's Interior region says the COVID-19 pandemic has made it easier to explain how important high-speed...
RoseAnne Archibald

Disproportionate impact of COVID-19, UNDRIP legislation on the table at AFN meeting

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OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations is planning to urge the federal Liberal government to do more to deal with the disproportionate impact...
Perry Bellegarde

Perry Bellegarde won’t seek re-election as head of Assembly of First Nations

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OTTAWA — National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations says he won't seek re-election as the head of the organization next...