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    • The law of the land

      Last month’s unanimous Supreme Court decision in favour of BC’s Tsilhqot’in people is…

    Under The Northern Sky

    • Explosions in the sky

      Explosions in the sky have always fascinated humankind. My Elders passed down a legend to…

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IN THE ISSUE

  • Hydro-Québec slashes maintenance budget for James Bay Highway

    Hydro-Québec slashes maintenance budget for James Bay Highway

    July 25, 2014 at 7:06 pm

    Already infamous for its rough driving conditions, a budgeting decision by Hydro-Québec means travellers on the James Bay Highway could face increasingly treacherous conditions in the future. The Société de développement de la Baie-James (SDBJ), the government entity responsible for the maintenance of the 620-km long route, revealed..

  • Dignitaries with shovels from left to right: Sydney Swallow - Tallyman; Steve Gamache mayor
of Chapais; Chief Richard Shecapio from Mistissini; Jacques Daoust - Minister of the
Economy, Innovation and Export; Premier Philippe Couillard; Manon Cyr mayor of
Chibougamau; Matt Manson - President and CEO of Stornoway; Jean Boucher - Member of
the National Assembly for Ungava; Patrick Godin - COO of Stornoway

    Stornaway breaks ground on Renard Mine project

    July 25, 2014 at 7:01 pm

    As one mining camp near Mistissini closes, another one opens. The difference, of course, is that the closing camp – Strateco’s Matoush uranium camp – was a lightning rod for controversy. But there’s no opposition to Stornaway Diamond’s Renard mine, the first diamond mine in Quebec. When Premier Philippe Couillard flew in..

  • Cree youth have the experience of a lifetime in Costa Rica

    Cree youth have the experience of a lifetime in Costa Rica

    July 11, 2014 at 11:20 pm

    Seven Waskaganish youth and their four chaperones embarked on a very special trip down to Costa Rica June 21-28 to learn about life abroad and to help out where they could. The trip, organized by three high-school teachers – Sarah Sarvis, Kylie Simard and Virginia Wabano – brought out graduating and recently graduated students..

UPDATES

Chibougamau and Val-d’Or share their Aboriginal Day celebrations

Chibougamau and Val-d’Or share their Aboriginal Day celebrations

July 11, 2014 at 11:06 pm

National Aboriginal Day has become the time of the year in many communities to share Native pride, culture and traditions with..

HEALTH

Two Crees to run in Hawaii for diabetes research

July 11, 2014 at 11:28 pm

Frustrated by the ever-increasing number of cases of diabetes and diabetes-related diseases in Eeyou Istchee, Joshua Iserhoff..

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