Grand Council Treaty 3 Elder Don Jones takes students and staff of Dryden High School through an explanation of the treaty relationship, Nov. 7. Photos by Chris Marchand
Province launches new educational resources for schools during Treaties Recognition Week

Students and staff of Dryden High School joined schools from across the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board in large-scale assemblies to learn more about the Treaties which were struck between the federal government and the region’s Indigenous peoples, Nov.

Year 1 No. 31 — Friday, November 11, 2017

The struggle to put healthy food on the table is a reality for many people and families in northwestern Ontario. Each year the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) surveys grocery stores in our region to determine the cost of healthy food. Year after year this cost continues to rise.

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Lloyd Axworthy spoke to a group of law school students and community members about Canadian Lessons from International Judicial Forums on Nov. 7 at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law in Thunder Bay. Photo by Rick Garrick
Year 1 No. 31 — Friday, November 11, 2017

Former minister of foreign affairs Lloyd Axworthy raised the advantages of using a circle for meetings during his Nov. 7 talk at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay.

Year 1 No. 31 — Friday, November 11, 2017

Several First Nations in the region will benfit from infrastructure funding through the Canada 150 program.

Year 1 No. 31 — Friday, November 11, 2017

The Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) says the next few years will see some meaningful steps taken to address the region’s challenges around social housing and homelessness.