Canadian Mining Journal

  • First Nations to benefit from sale of 15 million Hydro One shares

    August 1, 2016 by Isadore Day

    First Nations are ready to secure our rightful place in Ontario – both socially and economically. The announcement of an Agreement-in-Principle to collectively purchase shares in Hydro One is a significant step towards the promise of future sustainable prosperity for

  • Feature

    Climate change offers many opportunities

    June 1, 2016 by Isadore Day, Wiindawtegowinini

    Let me begin this month’s column with a quote: “We do not doubt for a moment that the rest of the world would find us at fault, and hold us liable, should we fail to ensure adequate protection of that

  • Reaction to 2016 federal budget

    May 1, 2016 by Isadore Day, Wiindawtegowinini

    The March 22nd federal budget contained the largest ever investment for Indigenous Peoples – $8.4 billion in new spending spread out over the next five years. But is it really enough? When you do the math, it works out to

  • Mining must include truth and reconciliation

    January 1, 2016 by Isadore Day, Wiindawtegowinini

    The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s six-volume, 2.3-million-word final report was issued on December 15, 2015. It not only contains stories from survivors of residential schools, but a set of 10 guiding principles and 94 recommendations or Calls to Action. While

  • Setting the tone, pace and opportunity for positive change

    December 1, 2015 by Isadore Day, Wiindawtegowinini

    The new federal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau comes with very high expectations for all Canadians, especially for First Nations. We have endured a decade of darkness and despair under a Conservative regime – First Nations are ready to