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Questions remain over Chisasibi spending for a respite home that has yet to be built

Questions remain over Chisasibi spending for a respite home that has yet to be built

Further evidence has surfaced that appear to corroborate previous allegations of financial irregularities in the spending of funds intended to construct a respite centre in Chisasibi. The controversy first surfaced at Chisasibi’s annual general assembly in August, when the band […]

How rumours almost led to an evacuation of Chisasibi

How rumours almost led to an evacuation of Chisasibi

Chisasibi Public Safety Officer Brian Wadden was settling down at home to watch a movie just before 9 pm September 1, when he received a call from his mother telling him there was a problem with the LG-2 dam. “She […]

Controversies heat up Chisasibi AGA

Controversies heat up Chisasibi AGA

Chisasibi’s recent Annual General Assembly featured particularly heated debate, including allegations of financial misconduct and an overall lack of transparency. A conduct committee found one council member guilty of violating the community’s code of ethics, resulting in his resignation. After […]

Brian Webb’s business provides for Chisasibi and keeps community traditions alive

Brian Webb’s business provides for Chisasibi and keeps community traditions alive

Just before Christmas a few years ago, Brian Webb’s mother set out to buy presents in Chisasibi for her granddaughters in Montreal. To her dismay, she found there weren’t many options available in her home community. “She couldn’t find anything,” […]

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 […]

Snowmobile racing with Reggie and Trevor Bosum

Snowmobile racing with Reggie and Trevor Bosum

The 2017 snowmobile-racing season closed out on a high note in late March with the running of the Oujé-Bougoumou Snowmobile Challenge. Featuring cross-country races in four categories – Pro, Sport, Women’s and Beginners – the Oujé-Bougoumou Snowmobile Challenge brings together […]

Cree students seeing success through art

Cree students seeing success through art

Many of the students in the Mikw Chiyam program didn’t want to spend a second more than they had to at school. But because of the opportunity to work in partnership with professional artists, some of the students have been […]

James Bay racing season

James Bay racing season

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 […]

Bread supplies in Chisasibi go toast

Bread supplies in Chisasibi go toast

Whether it was personal or political, 2016 was a difficult year for a lot of people. The beginning of 2017 offered the opportunity for many to turn the page, focus on the future, and put the dark events of the […]

Road hogs

“Yes, I’ll take the baby car seat and GPS options please, plus the take-it-to-the-max insurance,” I tell the tall, young, professional-looking man at the car rental counter. In short order I had my pick of colour and finish. Two hours […]