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  • Chisasibi Animal Rescue offers new approaches to handling dogs

    Chisasibi Animal Rescue offers new approaches to handling dogs

    May 29, 2015 at 6:04 am

    Though she was trained as a veterinary assistant in her hometown of Montreal, Jolyanne Brien Holland moved to Chisasibi two years ago with her Cree husband intending to be a full-time mom. Then she met Chisasibi’s canine community. “Like every northern community, it was sad to see all the dogs out in poor conditions,” she said...

  • Gerald Whiteduck wants to bring the powwow tradition to your community

    Gerald Whiteduck wants to bring the powwow tradition to your community

    May 29, 2015 at 5:58 am

    Early last year, Ottawa’s Gerald Whiteduck was a furniture salesman working in a warehouse depot. Before that he sold cars for years. But last summer he realized he was ready to make a radical career change. Within a month, he had quit his job to become a full-time powwow teacher, dancer, drummer and singer. Not long after, Whiteduck,..

  • Chibougamau protest targets logging abuses

    Chibougamau protest targets logging abuses

    May 15, 2015 at 5:54 am

    Residents of Mistissini and Nemaska residents gathered in Chibougamau recently to protest forestry abuses in their territories, taking advantage of a visit from Natural Resources Minister Laurent Lessard to register their disgust over clear cutting and other practices by forestry companies. The protesters also hoped to bring attention..

UPDATES

Mistissini’s innovative wooden span wins top engineering honours

Mistissini’s innovative wooden span wins top engineering honours

May 29, 2015 at 5:51 am

Mistissini’s new concrete-on-wood bridge carried home a special prize from the Association of Consulting Engineers of Quebec..

FROM OUR READERS

Does the Ottawa hunt affect northern goose populations?

Does the Ottawa hunt affect northern goose populations?

May 29, 2015 at 6:33 am

By Nigel Orr 7-year-old Hilton John Weapenicappo’s first goose I spent a short amount of time hunting geese on Champion Lake..