Despite last winter’s aerial survey results showing a significant decline of the moose population in Zone 17 and the south part of Zone 22, the sports hunt continued as usual this season, which ran October 2-17.
The Roman Catholic Church is responding to renewed criticisms after it was revealed that the church had managed to avoid many commitments to pay residential school survivors as part of the 2005 Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement (IRSSA).
The Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL) is questioning Quebec’s decision to challenge Ottawa to prevent a new federal framework for Indigenous youth and children from coming into place.
While the federal government committed last December to introduce legislation making First Nations policing an essential service, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) is demanding the same recognition from Quebec.
On July 27, Charles Esau from Waskaganish loaned the family car to his daughter Phyliss Esau and her boyfriend Nick Mowat so they could enjoy a holiday in Val-d’Or. After checking into the Hotel Continental after midnight, Mowat went to park the car in the back, but was interrupted by an unexpected encounter with local police officers.
Covid-19 impacts First Nations across Canada in many ways. High infection rates are compounded by higher levels of substance abuse, mental health challenges and other health problems. How do we deal with this?
After more than six months without new a case, the coronavirus has returned to Eeyou Istchee. The Cree Nation Government and Cree Health Board (CHB) announced at least seven active cases as well as others in Waskaganish, though they did not specify how many.