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MATAWA ROAD-ACCESS FIRST NATIONS CALL FOR INCLUSION AND PRIORITIZATION FOR VACCINE PRIORITIZATION IN PHASE 1 OF ONTARIO’S VACCINATION PLAN AS COVID-19 OUTBREAKS BEGIN TO SOAR IN THEIR COMMUNITIES

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | MATAWA ROAD-ACCESS FIRST NATIONS CALL FOR INCLUSION AND PRIORITIZATION FOR VACCINE PRIORITIZATION IN PHASE 1 OF ONTARIO’S VACCINATION PLAN AS COVID-19 OUTBREAKS BEGIN TO SOAR IN THEIR COMMUNITIES Thunder Bay, ON: Matawa First Nations from the road-access communities of Constance Lake, Aroland, Long Lake […]

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GINOOGAMING FIRST NATION DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY AFTER THE 6th COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE IS CONFIRMED IN THE COMMUNITY

MEDIA RELEASE Saturday, January 23, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | GINOOGAMING FIRST NATION DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY AFTER THE 6th COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE IS CONFIRMED IN THE COMMUNITY Ginoogaming First Nation – Ginoogaming First Nation (GFN) Council have declared a State of Emergency (SOE) in response to 6 COVID-19 positive cases confirmed today in […]

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CONSTANCE LAKE FIRST NATION DECLARE 2ND COVID-19 STATE OF EMERGENCY

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday, January 21, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | CONSTANCE LAKE FIRST NATION DECLARE 2ND COVID-19 STATE OF EMERGENCY Constance Lake, ON: – Constance Lake First Nation (CLFN) Chief Rick Allen and Council have declared a 2nd COVID-19 State of Emergency in response to COVID-19 outbreak in the community which was identified by […]

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GINOOGAMING FIRST NATION ANNOUNCE 3RD COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday, January 21, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | GINOOGAMING FIRST NATION ANNOUNCE 3RD COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE Ginoogaming First Nation – Ginoogaming First Nation (GFN) Council and Health Team today announced a third COVID-19 positive case. The community is in the process of doing contact tracing on these cases and are urging close […]

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GINOOGAMING FIRST NATION ANNOUNCE 2ND COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE

MEDIA RELEASE Sunday, January 17, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | GINOOGAMING FIRST NATION ANNOUNCE 2ND COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE Ginoogaming First Nation – Ginoogaming First Nation (GFN) Council and Health Team today announced a second COVID-19 positive case as confirmed by the Dilico Health Team. The community is in the process of doing close contact […]

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MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL REJECT ONTARIO GOVERNMENT-IMPOSED DEADLINE TODAY DURING DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR COMMENTS ON THE PROPOSED REVISIONS OF THE FAR NORTH ACT, 2010

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday, January 14, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL REJECT ONTARIO GOVERNMENT-IMPOSED DEADLINE TODAY DURING DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR COMMENTS ON THE PROPOSED REVISIONS OF THE FAR NORTH ACT, 2010  Thunder  Bay, ON: –  Following the declaration of Premier of Ontario Doug Ford on Tuesday January 12, 2021 of […]

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AROLAND FIRST NATION MOURNS THE PASSING OF FORMER CHIEF WILLIAM MAGISKAN

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, December 1, 2020 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | AROLAND FIRST NATION MOURNS THE PASSING OF FORMER CHIEF WILLIAM MAGISKAN Aroland, ON: – Aroland First Nation Chief Dorothy Towedo, on behalf of the Aroland First Nation Council, sends condolences to the family, friends and community of Aroland First Nation following the passing of […]

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NESKANTAGA YOUTH PLAN RALLIES DEMANDING EQUAL RIGHTS AND DIGNITY AMID COMMUNITY’S WATER CRISIS

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, November 10, 2020     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NESKANTAGA YOUTH PLAN RALLIES DEMANDING EQUAL RIGTHS AND DIGNITY AMID COMMUNITY’S WATER CRISIS THUNDER BAY, ON:  Children and youth from Neskantaga First Nation are raising their voices and demanding swift action from the Canadian and Ontario governments, as well as the contractors and project management teams, […]

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MATAWA FIRST NATIONS STAND IN SUPORT OF NESKANTAGA FIRST NATION AS THEY EXPERIENCE A LARGE BLOW TO THEIR WATER TREATMENT & DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, November 3, 2020     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA FIRST NATIONS STAND IN SUPORT OF NESKANTAGA FIRST NATION AS THEY EXPERIENCE A LARGE BLOW TO THEIR WATER TREATMENT & DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC  THUNDER BAY, ON:  The nine (9) First Nations making up the Matawa Chiefs Council today offered their support […]

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ONTARIO’S INACTION ON WATER CRISIS PROMPTS NESKANTAGA FIRST NATION MEMBERS TO SIT-IN ONTARIO LEGISLATURE

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, November 3, 2020     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ONTARIO’S INACTION ON WATER CRISIS PROMPTS NESKANTAGA FIRST NATION MEMBERS TO SIT-IN ONTARIO LEGISLATURE TORONTO, ON:  Two members of Neskantaga First Nation (NFN) will sit in the Ontario Legislature today to protest the lack of action by the Ontario government on the water crisis the […]

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