ARTICLES BY Jackson Thomas

AIP Referendum Results

The AIP has been approved by seven communities so far with only one dissenting. At the time of printing Waskaganish voters were still going to the polls. Whapmagoostui saw 145 people voting yes compared to 86 for the no side. Wemindji yes voters numbered 339 to 44 for the no-side. ... read more ››

Youth Conference a bust – again

With the consultation process now finished, many youth feel they were never given a fair chance to express their concerns. Two meetings took place but to no avail – the Grand Chief never showed up. Youth representatives from all nine communities made the long trek to meet with each other in ... read more ››