Most Recent in Northwestern
Published On: December 11, 2018
The 17-year-old was at least the 11th Indigenous youth from outside Thunder Bay to die in that city. We asked three First Nations activists and community leaders for their thoughts on this tragedy.
Published On: October 22, 2018
At this all-Indigenous high school, chef Mandi O’Connor and her students are building community one meal at a time.
Published On: September 24, 2018
Queen’s Park fell silent when MPP Sol Mamakwa paid tribute to 13-year-old Karlena Kamenawatamin, who killed herself last week. Mamakwa spoke to TVO.org about the suicide crisis on reserves and how government can take action.
Published On: September 20, 2018
Derval Clarke has long volunteered his services in his homeland of Jamaica. Last month, he travelled to another place that needs dental care — the remote community of Wunnumin Lake.
Published On: August 17, 2018
When Finnish immigrants came to northwestern Ontario, they brought the sauna tradition with them — now it’s a way of life there.
Published On: August 13, 2018
Founded by loggers in northwestern Ontario, the Hoito has been serving up traditional Finnish fare and more for 100 years.
The human cost: What the cancellation of the basic-income pilot means for three Thunder Bay residents
Published On: August 03, 2018
The province has announced that it’s ending the project early. Now some participants are worried that they’ll lose everything.
Published On: July 03, 2018
A Law Society of Ontario review concludes that lawyers need to radically improve their understanding of Indigenous clients
Published On: June 25, 2018
The CN-owned James Street bridge closed to vehicular traffic after a fire damaged it in 2013. Now an agreement from 1906 may force the railway to reopen it.
Published On: June 22, 2018
The Green Party made modest electoral gains in northern Ontario and believe they can continue to build an environmental movement in resource-extraction regions.
Published On: June 06, 2018
The relationship between First Nations, the mining industry, and the province remains strained — but there’s hope that progress can be made after June 7.
Published On: May 23, 2018
Michael Gravelle has been elected six times, despite northwestern Ontario’s recession and unpopular government policies. Now he’s going for win number seven.