Community News

Ontario and Canada's Broadband programs working together to connect Rural Canadians

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

Press Release ...

Broadband Canada: Connecting Rural Canadians Launches Its Call-For-Applications Process

OTTAWA, September 1, 2009 — Industry Canada today announced the launch of the call‑for‑applications process for Broadband Canada: Connecting Rural Canadians. The call for applications follows the formal program launch announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper on July 30, 2009.

Chiefs and staff of Keewaytinook Okimakanak meet with minister and staff of Natural Resources

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Brian Beaton
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Ontario Minister of Natural Resources Donna Cansfield and her staff met with the team of Keewaytinook Okimakanak during her northern tour.

From the covering letter of the briefing package presented to the minister ...

Youth opportunity as board member with Aboriginal Healing Foundation and Legacy of Hope

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

 

Assembly of First Nations urging Ontario to respect KI's right to consultation in use of resources

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

AFN press release 

AFN urges Ontario to take immediate action to resolve KI Dispute

OTTAWA, Aug. 31 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo called on the province of Ontario to take immediate action to resolve the ongoing dispute between the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) First Nation and the exploration company, Platinex.

Talking about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's work and priorities for survivors

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

TRC commissioners face ‘daunting’ task

MARITES N. SISON AND LEIGH ANNE WILLIAMS - Sep 1, 2009

Living and working in remote First Nations part of understanding and believing in the north

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

From the Toronto Star

Welcome to Sandy Lake

Aug 28, 2009 - Carol Goar

SANDY LAKE FIRST NATION—Bread: $5.49 for a loaf of fairly fresh white.

Apples: $8.72 for a package of six.

Oranges: $7.52 for a package of four.

Milk: $3.39 for a litre of 2 per cent.

Kraft cheese slices: $9.29 for a package of 16.

Baby formula: $5.59 for a 385-millilitre can.

Apple juice: $8.95 for a 2-litre can.

Inviting Aboriginal Artists to apply to join the Artisan Village during 2010 Olympic Winter Games

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

Calling Aboriginal Artists
across Canada to apply to participate in the Artisan Village
during the

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games

February 12 to 28, 2010

Invite to attend Vancouver 2010 Indigenous Youth Gathering - January 30 to February 14, 2010

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

Click here for a PDF copy of the Application Form

APPLICATION DEADLINE of September 30, 2009

Vancouver 2010 Indigenous Youth Gathering
January 30 to February 14, 2010 

Do you want to be part of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games? 

Do you want to meet First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth from across Canada? 

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug protecting the land and water from mining exploration

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

The KI position and efforts to protect the land and the water is clearly presented in video and in print at

http://kitelecom.myknet.org/

 

 

Protest of proposed dump site 41 by First Nation and supporters successful in moratorium

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Brian Beaton
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From the Toronto Star

One-year halt ordered for Simcoe County dump site - Proposed landfill sits on top of aquifer, opponents argue

Aug 25, 2009 - Gail Swainson, Staff Reporter

MIDHURST – Simcoe County councillors voted this afternoon in favour of a one-year moratorium on the controversial development of the "Site 41" garbage dump in Tiny Township northwest of Barrie.