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First Nations company is cleaning up with new products on shelves in Saskatchewan 

The Indigenous-made Nikihk soap and cleaning products are now on sale at around 1,500 Sobeys locations. By Sam Laskaris  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Officials with the Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs (BATC) came up with a distinctive idea in their quest to combat what was a national shortage of sanitizing solutions ...

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Six Nations woman named to Royal Bank of Canada board

TORONTO- Royal Bank of Canada has named Indigenous leader Roberta Jamieson to its board of directors, effective Aug. 1. Jamieson served as elected chief of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory from 2001 until 2004 and is a former Ontario ombudsman and former commissioner of the Indian Commission of ...

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Racism could hinder Northern Ontario’s economy: Panel

By Colleen Romaniuk  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Systemic racism and discrimination negatively impact Northern Ontario’s ability to attract and retain skilled workers and have far-reaching effects on the region’s economic prosperity. That was the sentiment expressed by a group of panelists at Northern Policy Institute’s second annual population growth conference ...

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New mark identifying authentic Indigenous tourism locations launched 

By Marc Lalonde Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The tenuous Indigenous tourism industry will now be able to help guide tourists to genuine, culturally appropriate Indigenous tourism destinations with a designated mark, called The Original Original, just in time for summer. The campaign aims to educate travellers, modernize their perception of ...

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Evidence is strong of emerging empowerment of the Indigenous economy 

By Shari Narine  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter  With Canada facing a $400 billion debt as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Indigenous peoples can play a vital role in strengthening the country’s economic situation.   “Indigenous people are saying we want to succeed in business, we want to be included, ...

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First Nations group criticizes Woodside Petroleum’s move to sell Kitimat LNG stake

 VANCOUVER- A British Columbia First Nations coalition says it’s disappointed by the news that a second major investor is looking to sell its shares in the development. Woodside Petroleum Ltd., an Australian company, says it plans sell its 50 per cent stake in the 480-kilometre Pacific Trail Pipeline and the ...

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Marathon Gold and Miawpukek First Nation Sign Memorandum of Understanding

TORONTO, May 14, 2021 — Marathon Gold Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”; TSX: MOZ) and Miawpukek First Nation are pleased to announce that they have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (the “MOU”) relating to the Environmental Assessment and development of the Valentine Gold Project located in central Newfoundland (the “Project”). ...

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