Category: Updates

Fly Buys: Drone Delivery Canada successfully completes test flights from Moosonee to Moose Factory

Fly Buys: Drone Delivery Canada successfully completes test flights from Moosonee to Moose Factory

Once thought of as pie-in-the-sky scenario, we could literally soon be seeing pies in the sky. After being granted permission by Transport Canada to conduct Canada’s first commercial tests, Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) of Vaughn, Ontario, completed several successful trial […]

Business Exchange Day allows Cree businesses to speed date with others

Business Exchange Day allows Cree businesses to speed date with others

Organized by the Secretariat to the Cree Nation Abitibi-Témiscamingue Economic Alliance, the Business Exchange Day is an event at which entrepreneurs schedule matchmaking meetings with other businesses. This year’s exchange was held in Val-d’Or November 29. “The event places a […]

Cable connection

Cable connection

According to the Eeyou Communications Network (ECN), everything is going according to plan with the company’s major telecommunications project that will see the James Bay region hooked up to a fibre-optic internet, video and IP telephone network. As work progresses […]

Search called off

Search called off

Despite a massive search operation that involved the Department of National Defence, the Sûreté du Québec and some 300 volunteers from Quebec and Ontario, two hunters from Waskaganish are still unaccounted for. “We’re still hoping to find them even though […]

On the grid:  ECN hubs bring communications goals closer to fruition

On the grid: ECN hubs bring communications goals closer to fruition

Having recently started operations in Amos, Eeyou Communications Network (ECN) is now shifting its focus to the next phase of its ambitious internet strategy: giving access to fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) services across Eeyou Istchee. On November 1, ECN inaugurated a new […]

A 60s Scoop survivor discusses Ottawa’s compensation offer

A 60s Scoop survivor discusses Ottawa’s compensation offer

“The government is really cheap! It’s really surreal and really insulting, considering all of the things that Indigenous people have gone through.” Nakuset, the First Nations activist and Director of the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal, was speaking about the […]

CSB wins award for innovative summer reading camps

CSB wins award for innovative summer reading camps

The Cree School Board has been awarded the college’s prestigious Fitzpatrick Award for the summer literacy camps it established in Eeyou Istchee five years ago in partnership with Frontier College. CSB School Operations Director Kim Quinn is deeply honoured by […]

The Nation’s Fall/Winter Tourism Guide

The Nation’s Fall/Winter Tourism Guide

Messin’ around in Montreal NHL Hockey The 2017-18 NHL hockey season is just around the corner, with the Montreal Canadiens visiting the Buffalo Sabres for their season opener October 5. The Ottawa Senators will kick off the campaign at home […]

The Brain Machine

The Brain Machine

Growing up, I have always thought about useful inventions that could change the world. One invention I recall was a machine that would transfer years of schooling into a person’s brain within seconds thus eliminating the need to attend an […]

Congratulations to the 2016-17 Cree School Board Grads

Congratulations to the 2016-17 Cree School Board Grads

Another school year has come and gone and along the way friends were made, and interesting times were had – some better than others. But there were also accomplishments and as this school year drifts into another recognition is due […]