Category: Sports

Racing season in the James Bay

Racing season in the James Bay

Rain and warm temperatures brought an early end to winter sporting events across many parts of southern Quebec, but the conditions have been near perfect for a host of snowmobile races taking place across Eeyou Istchee. One of the highlights […]

2017 Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show

2017 Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show

Every year I make a semi-sacred pilgrimage to the Montreal Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show to see what’s new in the tools that help a Cree survive. To be truthful I also go to see what new flavours and spices […]

A Cree hockey tradition returns to Val-d’Or

A Cree hockey tradition returns to Val-d’Or

An annual rite of winter for the Cree Nation was revived earlier this month as the C.R.E.E. Senior Hockey and Broomball Tournament returned to Val-d’Or following a one-year absence. Last year marked the first time in three decades that the […]

Golfing for a cause: Kate Sharl golf benefit raises money and awareness for special needs

Golfing for a cause: Kate Sharl golf benefit raises money and awareness for special needs

The Kate Sharl Foundation (KSF) is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide Indigenous special needs children with access high-quality, culturally appropriate resources to help them overcome their physical and developmental challenges. On September 9, the KSF hosted its […]

First Nations players inspire as hockey returns

First Nations players inspire as hockey returns

While the sunny, sultry weather continues in southern Quebec, the hockey season is getting into full swing, as Team Canada prepares for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. All eyes will be on Carey Price, when the Montreal Canadiens goaltender […]

Cree hopefuls face high expectations at Val-d’Or Foreurs training camp

Cree hopefuls face high expectations at Val-d’Or Foreurs training camp

The Cree Nation will be well represented when the Val-d’Or Foreurs open training camp in preparation for the upcoming QMJHL season. No fewer than three Cree players will be taking part in the club’s rookie camp and full training camp […]