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Lawsuit against coroner after death of Indigenous child should proceed: appeal court

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Ontario's top court says a lawsuit filed by the family of a four-year-old Indigenous boy against the coroner tasked with investigating his death should...

Niigaaniin Services congratulates the newly elected Executive Leadership Board of Mamaweswen

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Niigaaniin Services congratulates the newly elected Executive Leadership Board of Mamaweswen, The North Shore Tribal Council. Niigaaniin Services congratulates the newly elected Executive Committee of...

Alanis Obomsawin, Denis Villeneuve to get TIFF Tribute Awards at Toronto film fest

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TORONTO — Acclaimed filmmakers Alanis Obomsawin and Denis Villeneuve will be honoured at the TIFF Tribute Awards fundraiser during the Toronto International Film Festival...

Six Nations elected chief wants search for unmarked graves to be criminal probe

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The elected chief of Six Nations of the Grand River says the search for unmarked graves at the former site of a residential school...
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Wildfires prompt evacuations of 2 more First Nations in northwestern Ontario

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NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO — Residents from two more First Nations in northwestern Ontario are being evacuated today due to the threat posed by growing wildfires...

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Indian Friendship Centre for Youth

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The Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre and Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, July...

Fire deaths 10 times more likely for residents of Ontario First Nations: report

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A government report has found residents of First Nations in Ontario are 10 times more likely to die in fires than those who live...

Ontario Investing in Green Infrastructure to Help Smaller Communities

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New projects will focus on critical drinking water needs TORONTO — Ontario is protecting people’s health by bringing infrastructure investments to small communities to help...
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NAN seeks emergency declaration from province over northern Ontario wildfires

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THUNDER BAY, Ont. — An organization representing 49 First Nations in northern Ontario is urging the province to declare a state of emergency over...
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Another First Nation being evacuated to Thunder Bay due to wildfire threat

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THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Members of a second First Nation in northern Ontario are being evacuated due to the threat posed by wildfires in...