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Year 1 No. 29 — Friday, October 28, 2016

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board (KPDSB) and the Keewaytinook Okimakanak Board of Education (KOBE) are pleased to announce the signing of a new partnership agreement to enhance educational services and opportunities for students and staff.

Seine River’s Sandi Boucher was presented with the Business Woman of the Year by Abdul Khan, branch manager at the TD Bank in Timmins during the 26th Annual Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund Business Awards in Timmins on Oct. 19. Photo submitted
Year 1 No. 29 — Friday, October 28, 2016

Seine River’s Sandi Boucher was recognized with the Business Woman of the Year award at the 26th Annual Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund Business Awards in Timmins on Oct. 19.

Year 1 No. 29 — Friday, October 28, 2016

Community members in Fort Severn First Nation voted overwhelmingly this week to form a strategic business partnership with North Star Air.

Keewaytinook Okimakanak Public Works Manager Barry Strachan shows Minister of Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett a real-time stream of water quality data from a water treatment plant situated in one of six remote First Nations currently participating in The Safe Water Project. Photo by Chris Marchand
Year 1 No. 28 — Friday, October 21, 2016

A homegrown solution to chronic water quality problems in Ontario’s remote First Nations communities received a major vote of confidence from the federal government this past week.

Ontario Minister of Community and Social Services Dr. Helena Jaczek chats with Hoshizaki House Executive Director Tana Troniak (far right), board member Kaylin Reid (second from right), board member Tom Wood (second from left) and Kenora MP Bob Nault (left). Photo by Chris Marchand
Year 1 No. 28 — Friday, October 21, 2016

Local crisis shelter Hoshizaki House will more than double in size as a result of a $3.1 million investment, announced last week by Ontario Minister of Community and Social Services, Dr. Helena Jaczek and Kenora MP Bob Nault.

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