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Feds dole out $146K to foes of proposed nuclear waste bunker near Lake Huron

By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO -Ten groups and individuals have been given another $146,000 to help them weigh in on the wisdom of burying hazardous nuclear waste in a bunker close to the shore of Lake Huron. The bulk of the new money from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is earmarked for indigenous people to take part in the review of the safety of the contentious project proposed for near Kincardine, Ont. The Historic Saugeen Metis have been…

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  • Charges dropped against 3 in Enbridge Line 9 valve shutdown

    Charges dropped against 3 in Enbridge Line 9 valve shutdown

    SARNIA, ONT-CP-A group of environmental activists who chained themselves to Enbridge Line 9 equipment left a Sarnia courtroom Friday without criminal convictions in what’s being billed as a precedent-setting victory for pipeline demonstrators across Ontario. Vanessa Gray, 24, of Sarnia, along with Guelph residents Sarah Scanlon, 30, and Stone Stewart, …Read More »
  • Royal Bank marks 25 years with donation to youth centre

    Royal Bank marks 25 years with donation to youth centre

    By Alex Riese Writer The Ohsweken RBC branch celebrated its 25th anniversary on Jan. 13 by donating $25,000 to the Dajoh Youth and Elders Centre. Branch manager Tracy Hill said that the money was going to be used to perform essential upgrades for the recently-built recreation centre. RBC employees met …Read More »
  • Grassy Narrows chief wants Trudeau’s promise to clean up mercury

    By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO-The chief of the Grassy Narrows First Nation says he welcomes Ontario’s promise to find mercury hot spots that have poisoned the water, but he wants the federal government to commit to cleaning up the contamination. In an interview Tuesday from Kenora, Ont., Simon …Read More »
  • Brantford Police Arrest Man With Warrant

    Brantford Police Arrest Man With Warrant

    On Friday, January 13, 2017 at approximately 4:00 a.m. the Brantford Police Service received a 911 call from an address on Dundas Street. During the call, a man identified himself by first name, requested police attend and then hung-up. Community Patrol Officers attended the residence however received no answer at …Read More »
  • Brantford Police Investigating shooting on Colborne St, Brantford

    January 15th, 2017 Members of the Brantford Police Service are investigating an incident which had taken place in the 500 block of Colborne St on Sunday January 15th 2017. Police were contacted as a result of injuries sustained by a male involved in a confrontation. Upon having located the male, …Read More »

Editorial

Grateful for outspoken woman

Last week a Six Nations woman faced the most horrendous of moments. Her child was in…

Boyden: An Imposter Under Native Law

Brantford needs to say sorry

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Special Reports

Special Section: A Community in Transition

Is Six Nations ready for the re-building of a traditional government: -1924: The Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs’ Council were forcibly ousted as the recognized governing body on Six Nations by the RCMP at gunpoint. It came after a group of community members, often referred to as “de-horners” complained about the hereditary nature of the HCCC. Those de-horners went on to become the first elected band council at Six Nations under the authority of the Indian Act. -March 5, 1959: Council House Coup D’etat: Confederacy chiefs and clanmothers, backed by community supporters,…

Press Releases

B.C.’s Arthur Manuel passes, we “lost a warrior”

Arthur Manuel (Photo Idle No More) Assembly of First Nations National Chief on the Passing of…

Huge delays in wait time at Brantford General Hospital

Statement by Minister Wilson-Raybould on the accomplishments of 2016