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Eskasoni Chief, Leroy Denny addressed the public and media during the rink funding announcement held at the Eskasoni high school. A few members of the Eskasoni Coyote high school hockey team were in the background for the special announcement. Photo by George Paul Community, Sports

On April 25, 2015 Government of Canada officially held a press release in supports of upgrades to the Dan K. Stevens Memorial Arena in Eskasoni. Continue Reading →

Interior of the new facility. Business, Community

On March 18, an open house was held on the site of Esgenoôpetitj First Nation’s newly constructed accommodation facility adjacent to its processing plant in Continue Reading →

Sipekne’katik First Nation’s Brandon Maloney receiving his award. On his left is Chief Matilda Ramjattan of Lennox Island First Nation and on Brandon’s right is APCFNC’s Director of Fisheries Ken Paul. Business

Every year the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APCFNC) honours excellence in First Nations commercial fisheries across the Atlantic region. This year’s Continue Reading →

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Robert Wilmot, a member of Millbrook First Nation, is the recipient of the 2016 ATCO Structures & Logistics Indigenous Carpentry Scholarship Award. This 30-year-old’s desire Continue Reading →

Mattea Bernard made fifth place over-all. Sports, Youth

11 year-old Mattea Bernard recently returned from the 2016 Atlantic Gymnastics Championships held in St. John’s, NF with a satisfying 5th Place overall showing. Mattea’s Continue Reading →

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MONCTON – Premier Brian Gallant hosted partners from more than 70 economic development organizations in Moncton at an Opportunities Summit on economic development. “We are Continue Reading →

Trevor Sanipass (Right), making sure everybody gets some cake. Community

Family and friends of the late honorable leader Grand Chief John Denny Jr. gathered on April 12th, 2016 in Eskasoni Gabriel Center, Eskasoni NS. The Continue Reading →

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North Bay, ON – Cape Breton University’s Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies will bring this academic year’s mentoring program to a close for Continue Reading →

Artist, filmmaker, musician and social justice advocate, Alan Syliboy, is first Indigenous person to hold the Coady Chair. Education, Legal

Antigonish – Internationally renowned artist Alan Syliboy of Millbrook, Nova Scotia has been named the fifth Coady Chair in Social Justice at StFX University. In Continue Reading →

(L-R) Pat Muise and grandson Brody at the Bay St. George Powwow. Community, Culture

We are each uniquely led, whether by the Creator or our own intuition, to achieve what is in us to become or accomplish in this Continue Reading →

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While the Daniels Decision is a reason for celebration by the Métis Nation of Canada, Nova Scotia has always been the traditional homeland of the Continue Reading →

Sherman Cremo and his girlfriend Rolanda Dennis were reunited with Josh MacDonald Monday, just a few days after the Eskasoni man came to the three-year-old’s rescue as he choked on a raisin while on a family grocery shopping trip to the Sydney River Superstore. Cremo quickly applied the Heimlich manoeuvre and managed to dislodge the raisin from Josh’s windpipe. Photo courtesy of the Cape Breton Post Health, Youth

What began as a regular family trip to the grocery store could have taken a tragic turn if not for the quick actions of an Continue Reading →