Post Tagged with: "Will Nicholls"

Good Will to all

It’s time for the last editorial thoughts of 2016. It’s been a crazy year: no charges for the Val-d’Or SQ officers denounced for physical and sexual abuse, questionable environmental monitoring and practices by De Beers, the amazing support for Standing […]

Happy Holidays & Greetings from Standing Rock

This holiday editorial may seem familiar, but that’s because its message is always needed. Whoever you may be, no matter what you have done, whatever the pain in your life right now or whatever circumstances surround you, look around and […]

Justice is not colour blind

A number of developing stories this past month demonstrate quite clearly that there are two distinct standards of law in North America when it comes to First Nations people on this continent. Consider the case of Adam Capay. Capay is […]

The pen is a dangerous tool

I write this editorial on November 2, the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. In our efforts to bring the news, the truth and understanding of issues and events to readers a price is paid and it […]

the Nation visits the Standing Rock resistance

the Nation visits the Standing Rock resistance

The flags of a more than a hundred Indigenous nations dance in the wind at the entrance to the Oceti Sakowin Camp near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota, about 80 kilometres south of Bismarck, the sparsely populated […]

A horse called Injustice

There has rarely been a bigger display of intertribal solidarity than what we are now seeing in the protests at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota. It is an important fight for the Sioux people and one that […]

Judith Lynn Campy MacLeod  September 2, 1954 – August 27, 2016

Judith Lynn Campy MacLeod September 2, 1954 – August 27, 2016

The Cree School Board was founded in 1978. The year after that, Judy Campy arrived in Mistissini as one of the first teachers to work for the CSB. She would become one of the community’s longest-serving educators, only leaving the […]

Back to school for students of all ages

Back to school for students of all ages

Returning to school or pursuing continuing education can seem like a daunting task. The Cree School Board and the staff of Sabtuan Adult Education Services (SAES) offer a wide range of courses for adults looking to develop or improve a […]

MONTREAL, QUE.: August 7, 2016-- Volbeat perform during the second day of the 2016 Heavy Montreal festival at Parc Jean Drapeau on Sunday August 7, 2016.  (Tim Snow / EVENKO MANDATORY CREDIT)

The lighter side of Heavy & Heavy Mania

Downsizing – it happens everywhere, even to music festivals. That was certainly the case with the 2016 edition of Heavy Montreal, the metal and hard rock festival in the Parc Jean-Drapeau. Cut back to two days, a stripped-down HM chose […]

Wrap your guns

HIV stats from Saskatchewan carry a grim warning for First Nations around the country. Canada’s Aboriginal populations have a high rate of infection, but that province has a rate comparable undeveloped countries. For every 10 new cases of HIV, seven […]