Officials in Grassy Narrows First Nation say they hope to break ground on a specialized treatment centre for people suffering from the effects of mercury poisoning next spring. Japanese researchers have found that 90 per cent of the populations of Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong First Nations shows signs of poisoning.Read More →

The family of former Grassy Narrows First Nation Chief Steve Fobister Sr. is demanding that federal and Ontario government officials acknowledge that Fobister died from mercury poisoning brought on by industrial dumping into the English-Wabigoon River System. Fobister’s family announced Friday morning they’re calling on Ontario’s chief coroner to callRead More →

Ontario Provincial Police and the province’s chief coroner announced Tuesday they are reopening the investigation into what was called the “accidental” death of a 19-year-old Indigenous woman, Audrey Anderson, in Sioux Lookout, 46 years ago.  “I think about this as the right thing, and we’re finding the truth in whateverRead More →