Archive for March, 2011

We Can Make The World A Better Place

I have so much to thank my parents for. One important thing has come to my mind lately. I owe them much gratitude for being good and decent people who never put the poison of hate into my thinking. It […]

A Cree Walkingout Ceremony

On Sunday, May 9, 2010, Maverick Nimischuu Coonishish, aged 9 months, prepares for his first walking out ceremony. Just a few days before, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles were all working hard to prepare the site of the ceremony, a […]

Banking 101

Banking can be intimidating for some and anything beyond the basics can become overwhelming. Fortunately, many financial institutions seem to understand this and have created services that are designed to make their clients feel more at ease. Most people have […]

Proposing partnership

The Société de développement de la Baie-James (SDBJ) recently announced that it has been in talks with the Cree community of Eastmain to revitalize the rest stop at Km 381 on the James Bay highway and has signed a Memorandum […]

Golden opportunity

The Cree community of Wemindji may just be in for an economic boom in the coming years as in signing a deal for mining development with Goldcorp Inc on Category 3 lands just outside of the community. The signing ceremony […]

Who not to get financial advice from…

After a few years of watching a recession put millions out of work, if not their homes, across the globe, many have turned to books on moneysaving to see how they can get the most bang out of their buck. […]

Hockey rewards

They cheered, they jeered and gobbled down treats and kept their fingers crossed for the home team on February 12 when the Caisse Populaire Desjardins sent children from Mistissini, Waswanipi and Oujé-Bougoumou to see the Montreal Canadiens play the Toronto […]

Fund midwifery fully

Quebec’s midwives are reaching out to the general public to get midwifery fully funded through a petition directed at the National Assembly. The petition, available on the National Assembly’s website, is a call to the Ministry of Health to raise […]

Award afterglow still bright

CREECO has a lot to be proud of these days, particularly one of its many shining stars. Business Development Coordinator Rodney Hester has not only been recognized nationally for his efforts, he has made major strides in industry for the […]

Dirty Dishes

One of the things in life that many people don’t understand, or want to cope with, is cleaning up. I remember in my earlier acne years discovering socks from bygone years all cuddled up with one of those numerous monster […]