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NEW INDIGENOUS NAME FOR WALPOLE ISLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

New Indigenous Name for Walpole Island Elementary School, “Bkejwanong Kinomaagewgamig” Walpole Island Elementary School changes name to “Bkejwanong Kinomaagewgamig” Walpole Island First Nation, Ontario – The Walpole Island Board of Education (BOE) is pleased to announce the new name of the Walpole Island Elementary School. As of Friday, June 10th, 2016, the school will be […]

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Wheels to Lambton program in motion

Judith Morris has seen the issue come up constantly. The president and CEO of Lambton College, who previously worked at Sault College in Northern Ontario, said they’ve issued surveys to find out the main reasons Aboriginal students were either not attending classes or were dropping out of school. “In every single survey of the top […]

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Caldwell, Leamington Partnership Creating Jobs

Under a new partnership, members of the Caldwell First Nation will get hands-on training from the Municipality of Leamington on how to run a municipality. Mayor John Paterson says the partnership grew out of a previous agreement to provide training to run Towle Harbour. The First Nation has hired it’s equivalent of a chief administrative […]

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Lambton College and Kettle & Stony Point First Nation partner to open new satellite entrepreneurship office

After securing a $90-million federal deal last fall, the Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation are now positioning themselves for economic growth. Officials with the First Nation band and Lambton College gathered Thursday to open their joint satellite entrepreneurship office inside the Kettle & Stony Point administration building northeast of Sarnia. “There’s so […]

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Lambton College partners with Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation to launch a satellite location of The Cube

SARNIA, March 24, 2016 – In an ongoing commitment to foster the entrepreneurial spirit of the local community, Lambton College is pleased to announce a brand new partnership with the Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation (KSPFN) to establish a satellite hub of The Cube, the College’s on-campus entrepreneurial incubator. The Cube at […]

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Ontario first nation heads to Supreme Court over Enbridge’s Line 9

An Ontario first nation is taking its fight against a controversial pipeline that runs through one of Canada’s most populous corridors to the country’s top court. The legal battle over Line 9 – which runs between Sarnia, Ont., and Montreal – pits the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation against Enbridge Inc., the National Energy […]

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Delaware Nation welcomes visitors to experience First Nations culture

MORAVIANTOWN – Participating in pow wows – which means a gathering of people – is a family tradition that DJ White proudly continues up to 100 times a year. In fact, the 24-year-old London resident, who was raised on Walpole Island First Nation, has only missed the Competition Pow Wow at Delaware Nation in Moraviantown once in […]