Archive for May, 2012

Looming demise

  It was scandalizing headline news across Canada that many Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians alike are still trying to wrap their minds around, that the Native Friendship Centre of Montreal (NFCM) had in fact lost its core funding and will […]

Closer to home

  The Amos Hunting and Fishing Show returned this year for a successful second edition April 12-15. It was held at the Hotel des Eskers in Amos with 16 companies showcasing their hunting and fishing goods. Launched last year, the […]

No access

  My assignment was to cover the Salon Plan Nord, held April 20-21 at Montreal’s Palais de Congrès. A publicity and business event with free entry for the public, the Salon was billed as an opportunity for the curious to […]

The next generation

The Cree Nation Youth Council prepares for its upcoming elections, which will produce a new Youth Grand Chief and Deputy Youth Grand Chief. Nomination forms were distributed to Youth Departments across Eeyou Itschee during the month of March. The nomination […]

On top again

  It has only been open for over a year and already the Quality Inn and Suites is going to have to clear some more shelf space for another award. At the Val-d’Or Chamber of Commerce 32nd Annual Business Awards, […]

There’s life out there

By the time you read this, you will notice that there aren’t very many occupied seats on the plane you are sitting on. That is simply due to one reason – yes, GOOSEBREAK!! You will also notice that there will […]

It’s not only one community

Uranium. The very word makes us cringe. Past experiences for Aboriginal peoples have been unpleasant to say the least. The Navajo people in the US were exposed to the toxic effects in the 1940s and 1950s. In Canada, the Dene […]