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- Pellet plans for First Nation. Ross, Ian // Northern Ontario Business;Jan2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p11
The article reports that Nipissing First Nation, a northeastern Ontario First Nation community together with their business partner Gemini Power Corp. has unveiled plans for a small wood pellet mill that produces 24,000 tonnes of material annually in Ontario.
- Starting from scratch. Ross, Ian // Northern Ontario Business;Mar2012, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p28
The article offers information on the role of Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek senior business development Jean Paul (J.P.) Gladu on the revival of a former Ojibway First Nation community on tfhe shores of Lake Nipigon, Ontario.
- Alive and thriving. Barde, Joel // Nation (1206-2642);7/10/2015, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p13
The article reports the celebrations of Aboriginal Day at Place d'Armes square in Montreal, QuÃ©bec, organized by Terres en Vues, which is a Montreal-based organization promoting indigenous cultures wherein the event helps to promote the First Nations culture.
- Contest gives student a chance to work in food science. Miller, Heather Andrews // Saskatchewan Sage;May2009, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p5
The article focuses on the University of British Columbia Okanagan national science competition in British Columbia. Danielle Iron is one of the 12 First Nations, MÃ©tis and Inuit students to attend the one-week all-expenses paid internship at a Kelowna university laboratory. She says the...
- Community support needed to give Wicihitowin direction. Thompson, Isha // Alberta Sweetgrass;Jul2010, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p6
The article offers information on the implication of community's involvement to determe priority demands of the Aboriginal community in Edmonton, Alberta. It highlights the eight action circles of Wicihitowin in engaging immediate needs of Aboriginal residents in the areas of education,...
- Federal government granted delay to provide Caribou affidavits. Narine, Shari // Alberta Sweetgrass;Dec2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p3
The article presents a court case filed by the Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Enoch Cree Nation, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, and the Pembina Institution for an immediate action of the Canadian Federal government to protect the woodland caribou. Jack Woodward, legal counsel for the First Nations,...
- Sharing the Story: Canadian First Nations and Traveller Community Development. Lewis, Helen; Williams, Andrea // International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities;Nov2007, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p59
At the 6th International Conference on Diversity in 2006, participants from Northern Ireland and Canada had the opportunity to meet and discuss parallels between Irish Travellers in Northern Ireland and First Nations People in Canada. First Nations community development workers from Canada...
- What's an Indian worth these days? Taylor, Drew Hayden // Windspeaker;Sep2009, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p14
In this article the author discusses the value of being Indians in Canada. He says that the belief of mainstream Canadians that many Indians are substantially well off is a shocking surprise. He emphasizes that contrary to popular belief, Native youth do not have unlimited financial support like...
- The Myth Responsibility for Education is Exclusive to the Provinces in Canada. Phillips, Ron // International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences;2010, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p275
This article examines the many claims that education in Canada is exclusive to the provincial governments. These claims are throughout the literature, texts, reports from provincial and federal governments, and international organizations. Such claims allow the federal government of Canada to...