Editorials

    • Northern bytes

      It’s about time, in many different senses of the word. For instance, the time…

    Under The Northern Sky

    • Profit at what cost?

      Many people may have heard of a major train derailment that occurred March 7…
 

IN THE ISSUE

  • AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde speaks at this year's National Assembly

    AFN chiefs gather at critical juncture

    July 24, 2015 at 6:37 pm

    AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde speaks at the 2015 General Assembly in Montreal. “Closing the Gap: Building Nations, Asserting Sovereignty” was the theme of this year’s annual general assembly of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), which focused on how to transform the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission..

  • Waskaganish family wonders if remains found in Hannah Bay belong to their father

    Waskaganish family wonders if remains found in Hannah Bay belong to their father

    July 24, 2015 at 6:28 pm

    Peter Hester was last seen clinging to a five-gallon drum, trying to stay afloat in Hannah Bay after high winds and waves capsized the canoe he was travelling in with his friend Billy Shecapio. That was 1979. But now, after years of waiting, it seems like the family might get the news they’ve been hoping for: that Hester’s remains..

  • Mistissini man runs 345 km to raise research funds after beating the disease

    Mistissini man runs 345 km to raise research funds after beating the disease

    July 24, 2015 at 6:14 pm

    Mistissini’s Patrice Dominique, an Innu originally from Mashteuiatsh (Pointe-Bleu), ran a total of 342 kilometres between the two communities in late June to raise over $3000 for the Canadian Cancer Society and to celebrate his good health after recently beating the disease. “I wanted to do this for myself. But then one of my..

UPDATES

Photo by Bruce R.R. Matthews

Ceiling collapse at the Val-d’Or Quality Inn injures two Cree guests

July 24, 2015 at 5:54 pm

Photo by Bruce R.R. Matthew What began as a quiet morning at Val-d’Or’s Quality Inn Hotel July 7 abruptly turned chaotic for..

OBITUARIES

Friends and colleagues say goodbye to Lawrence Jimiken

Friends and colleagues say goodbye to Lawrence Jimiken

July 24, 2015 at 6:43 pm

On July 4, the Cree Nation lost another member of the team that negotiated the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement and would..