Ontario Energy Minister Tod Smith was in Perth East Wednesday to announce the Natural Gas Expansion Program will allow 44 homes to connect in Brunner.
Descendants of the great Shawnee chief Tecumseh, allies and supporters, walked Tuesday to mark the day he died during the War of 1812. A small group of Chippewas of the Thames First Nation members walked 6.5 kilometres from the Bothwell area, in Chatham-Kent near Middlesex County’s western border, to the Tecumseh Monument on Longwoods Road, […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized publicly for his trip to Tofino, British Columbia last week during the inaugural National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.
Michigan Congressmen are asking President Joe Biden to oppose the Canadian government’s proposal to construct a nuclear waste storage facility near the Great Lakes Basin. In October 2020, the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO), on behalf of the Canadian government, released a plan to build a storage facility—referred to as a deep geological repository—over 600 … Continued
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An Indigenous entrepreneur in London is looking to take his business to the next level, competing for a $25,000 prize in the final round of a national pitch competition. Steven Vanloffeld, a London resident from Saugeen First Nation, is one of 29 entrepreneurs from across Turtle Island (North America) gearing up to pitch their business […]
Witnessing a celestial lightshow or gazing up at a starlit sky feels magical. The best way to get the full experience is to get out of the city and be immersed in a dark sky preserves. There are 36 designated sites in the world, and 19 of those sites right here in Canada. Ontario proudly … Continued
Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation was observed throughout the London region. Indigenous communities and their supporters came together to honour the children who attended former residential schools, including two in Southwestern Ontario, and to reflect on their painful legacy. The walks, marches and ceremonies also celebrated Indigenous communities and culture and challenged […]
A painting depicting the legacy of residential schools in Canada now hangs in The Town of Saugeen Shores Council Chambers.
Wellington County’s Warden acknowledged the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange shirt day at County Council today.
Perth County’s Warden says public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital component of the reconciliation process
You’ve probably noticed a lot more land acknowledgements these days, part of an effort to recognize the traditional boundaries of the First Nations that still reside on land throughout cottage country. These phrases have become commonplace at public gatherings throughout the country, and are considered a first step, the bare minimum required to start the … Continued
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The county’s warden says Monday will mark another important day.
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