Volume 30 - No. 14 - February 3, 2021
Read this weeks articles below.
The situation is increasingly dire in Northwestern Ontario Indigenous communities, say a group of 47 physicians from Sioux Lookout in a letter sent to Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada.
The group of physicians are calling on the...
Community members out running essential errands on Jan. 30 were invited to drive down Fifth Avenue between 1:00 and 1:15 p.m. to show some birthday love for Luigina Bastone, who celebrated her 95th birthday that day.
A steady stream of vehicles drove..
Former senator Lynn Beyak, who defended residential schools, has stepped down from the Senate of Canada.
She shared in a Jan. 25 press release, that effective January 25, 2021 the end of my 8th year - I will be retiring from the Senate of Canada. ...
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) Public Health Physician Dr. John Guilfoyle is encouraging eligible residents of the 33 communities SLFNHA serves to make the decision to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they have the opportunity...
Pelican Falls First Nations High School (PFFNHS) is preparing to conduct its 18th Annual Career Fair online this year, encouraging businesses and organizations to participate.
Pelican Falls First Nations High School s Guidance Counselor, Shawn Hordy...
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of exercise for both physical and mental health has been continuously promoted by health officials.
Ontario remains under a state of emergency with a stay-at-home order in place with exceptions being...
Kirsten Barrett, Betty Lacosse, Kayla Bonello, Chey Peters, Martha Quedent and Ryan Perrier Kowalchuk answer this week s Question of the Week!
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Sioux Mountain Public School teacher Jonathan Ho was the lucky winner of the Lake of the Woods District Hospital Foundation s online 50 50 fundraiser for the month of January, taking home $155,155.
Ho s winning ticket was drawn on Jan. 29.
In a continued attempt to raise awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), the Social Department of Grand Council Treaty #3, with support of the Women s Council Gaagiidoo-Ikwewag, have commenced The Red Ribbon Campaign. It is...
Lac Seul Police Service (LSPS) have arrested and charged a 23-year-old Frenchman s Head resident with aggravated assault following an extensive investigation.
On Saturday January 23, 2021 at 5:12 am, the Lac Seul Police Service (LSPS) received a call.
A 25-year-old Pikangikum First Nation resident is facing multiple charges in connection with the drowning of a two-year-old child last year.
On August 23, 2020, members of the Pikangikum Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to..
Dear Constituents, The House of Commons resumed this week. It was great to have the opportunity to raise local issues in the House of Commons again.
Promoting food security and affordable housing
I was glad to see several local witnesses testify...
Temperatures plunged to below 30 C in Sioux Lookout last week and may do so again before this winter is through.
The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) reminds people to take extra caution when spending time outdoors, especially in the extremely cold...
I call it the forest of dreams.
It s similar to the Iowa cornfield, except I look out to see Mary and the dogs slipping quietly into and out of the trees instead of baseball players hidden in the cornstalks.
Seeing and capturing the northern lights can be a thrilling experience. A Sioux Lookout based landscape photographer, Justin Stevens shared, Sioux lookout is a great place to take photos of the northern lights due to it being a remote area you can...