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.
There will be at least one familiar name on the Thunder Bay-Superior North ballot come the 2019 federal election as incumbent MP Patty Hajdu has secured the Liberal nomination for the northwestern Ontario riding. Hajdu made the announcement in Thunder Bay on Saturday. “We have had some tremendous successes, not
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 call
Grand Council Treaty Three has won its motion to intervene in a court case challenging the roll-back of the province’s sex-ed curriculum. The case was filed by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO). “I think this is another important acknowledgement from the court system that Indigenous young people have a
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 whatever
Tracy has suffered from chronic back and neck pain since she had a workplace injury 17 years ago. Back then, in the early 2000s, before most people had even heard of fentanyl, the drug in time-release patches was a common way to treat pain. Tracy, whose last name CBC News has agreed to withhold