Archive for October, 2010

Let’s hear it for the girls

Attracting women from all 10 Cree communities as well as Senneterre, Chibougamau, Ottawa and Montreal, the Cree Women of Eeyou Istchee Association (CWEIA) congregated in numbers for their third annual general meeting (AGM) and first-ever gala September 18-19 in Val-d’Or. […]

Governance group

Established in 2008, the Cree Nation Governance Working Group (CNGWG) has been hard at work over the last two years to create a framework that will soon see the creation of a Cree constitution and the eventual expansion of the […]

Missing money for the murdered and missing

Last March the Conservative government proudly announced that it had earmarked a whopping $10 million to address Canada’s crisis of over 580 unaccounted missing and murdered Aboriginal women. The announcement came amidst international criticism aimed at Canada because not only […]

Goose au gaz, anyone?

After many years of fruitless and dry spring and fall goose hunts (unless of course, you were in a prime area), it gets my gall that many of the geese that don’t fly up here to get shot at, will […]

Every political opinion should be represented in Parliament

A recent flurry of concern in the media about the irrelevance for most Canadians of what happens in Parliament has brought the only possible response from Ed Broadbent, former leader of the NDP. He pointed out that most Canadian voters […]