National News

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes southern Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, causing at least two buildings to collapse.   The Taiwanese news website ET Today reported that two buildings toppled in the southern city of Tainan and that some water and gas utility pipes had ruptured. Sirens were wailing as city authorities responded to the quake, the news website said.   The temblor struck about 4 a.m. local time, or 2000 Friday GMT. It was located some 22 miles (36 kilometres)…

Six Nations News

Six Nations man killed, Hamilton detectives charge Binbrook man with second degree murder

By Donna Duric Writer A Binbrook man is facing a second degree murder charge after shooting at a Six Nations man who allegedly attempted to steal his truck. Homicide Detectives spent the day Thursday investigating the death of a man on Highway 56 near Glanbrook earlier that morning. Just shortly after 3 a.m., on Thurs. Feb. 4, Hamilton police said  a trespasser was observed on the property by a resident of the home. Police said the man claimed the individual, an…

Six Nations News Cont…

  • Random shooting in Brantford leaves one man injured; police

    BRANTFORD, ONT-A man was shot in Brantford overnight in what may have been a random shooting, according to police. Brantford Police say they received reports of multiple gunshots shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday morning at Sheridan Street and Market Street. Police say they found one male victim suffering from two …Read More »
  • Brantford, Ont., police charge man in human trafficking case

    BRANTFORD Ont.,-A 30 year old Brantford man has been charged in a potential human trafficking case after city police were called to a local hotel Wednesday January 27, at around 4:00 p.m. where they found  a 25 year old woman, a potential victim of human trafficking who was being forced into …Read More »
  • Addictions and health clinic may open up on Six Nations

    By Donna Duric Writer Six Nations Band Council has told a new medical clinic it has to produce official approvals or they will shut it down. A new addictions centre, pharmacy and family health clinic is planning to open up at the Ancestral Voices Healing Centre in the Village Plaza …Read More »
  • Six Nations Firefighters move into new digs

    Six Nations Firefighters move into new digs

    By Donna Duric Writer Six Nations firefighters are home. For the first time in the fire department’s 50-year history, they have a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility smack-dab in the heart of the community. Firefighters  settled into their permanent new home over the weekend  while  contractors do  last-minute touch-ups. It’s like a …Read More »
  • The Art of Peace

    The Art of Peace

    By Eulene Bomberry Hamilton writer The McMaster Museum of Art filled with students and community members listening carefully to Six Nations artist Elizabeth Doxtater.  Her exhibit, The Art of Peace, is a diorama of the Peacemaker’s journey depicting key points of the building of the Six Nations confederation with cornhusk …Read More »

Editorial

La Loche is impetus for change

The grief of La Loche following a shooting that took four lives is more than just a northern tragedy. School shootings are certainly not  unique to the north; in fact the idea is fostered by the south, in particular the U.S., where it has become a much too common occurrence. But what La Loche has  shown us again is how as a nation Canada has failed indigenous people. And coming on the heels of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report it should not have shocked us that such a tragedy…

Tragedy and hope in one week

Ontario Regional Chief: invest in our children

Special Reports

First phase of inquiry into Missing, Murdered Indigenous women launched

By Lynda Powless Editor OTTAWA – The federal Liberal government has launched  the first phase of…

Man charged with murder of missing woman told Saskatoon police where to find body

Remains found of woman missing more than five years; Saskatoon police arrest man

Press Releases

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on meeting with Inuit leaders

January 26, 2016 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on…

Afn Chief on Saskatchewan shooting

Grand Chief Derek Nepinak on the anniversary of a call to action to combat racism in Winnipeg