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    Cannabis industry opposes call for plain packaging and bans on advertising

    VANCOUVER — Garfield Mahood has spent 30 years fighting for the Canadian government to require plain packaging for cigarettes. So, the long-time non-smokers’ rights activist says he doesn’t have much faith in the government’s ability to regulate and restrict the marketing of marijuana. “They identified tobacco products as a...
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    Detlor says he has “never represented” Confederacy

    SIX NATIONS – Legal counsel for the Haudenosaunee Development Institute denies he’s worked for the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council as their legal representative. In an email to the Two Row Times, Detlor wrote, “My client representation is confidential and held by my clients however with that said I am...
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    Fentanyl: 50 to 100 times more toxic than morphine

    SIX NATIONS – Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate narcotic most commonly prescribed to cancer patients in a lot of pain and was designed for a specific purpose. For the past number of years Ontario has seen a rise in fentanyl related injuries and deaths. It is a drug that...
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    17th annual Grand Fete du Vin and Auction a success

    By Sandra L. Anderson BRANTFORD – The 17th Annual Grand Fete Du Vin, the largest fundraiser of the year for the Grand River Chorus took place on February 11 and was a great success. Gerry McDougald was the grand winner of the night, taking home the grand prize certificate...
  • HAMILTON – Grade 8 students from J.C. Hill Elementary School visited the athletic facilities at McMaster University last Saturday, and got to show off their basketball skills on the court during half-time for both the men's and women's McMaster Marauder games un der the guidance of their Teacher and Basketball Coach, Troy Hill.

    J.C. Hill takes stage at halftime

    HAMILTON – To give Grade 8 students from J.C. Hill Elementary the opportunity to learn more about athletic opportunities close to home last Saturday, the students participated in inter-squad scrimmages during the half-times of both the McMaster Marauders women’s and men’s basketball games, and took tours of the facilities....
  • One thing that became clear during Friday’s GREAT Job Fair was the improving job opportunities available to job seekers in the Six Nations area. Forty-three potential employers took part in the Job Fair, most of whom were seeking immediate help. Others presented insight into careers outside of the skill trade market specifically and offering job opportunities in police services at every branch from Six Nations Police to the RCMP. Still others job openings in the broadcast industry and more. Photo by Jim Windle

    Job Fair a G.R.E.A.T success

    OHSWEKEN – Last Friday the Six Nations Community Hall became a meeting place for people looking for work and those with career and job openings. The Grand River Employment and Training (GREAT) Job Fair attracted 43 employers with a wide array of opportunities for job hunters on Six Nations...
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    Water watchers to seek better deal

    On January 18, 2017, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (Ministry) posted on the Environmental Registry for a 60-day review and comment period a regulation proposing a regulatory charge on water bottling facilities. The proposed charge would apply to water bottling facilities taking groundwater in accordance with a permit...
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    Let your flowers speak for themselves, Put a colour to your relationship this Valentine’s Day

    TORONTO – Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to show your significant other, family or friend just how special they are. Flowers have a long history of being the ideal gift whether you are celebrating 30 years of marriage, have just started to date someone, or want to show...
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    The Huadenosuanee pt. 2

    3. The Haudenosaunee Relationship with British North America The particular indigenous people involved in the League of Nations application had a long and complex involvement in North American colonial development. By the 1920s, the seat of government for the Canadian branch of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy was on a territory...
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    Grand River Spa: take the journey

    SIX NATIONS – Nestled on 23-acres of beautifully manicured and maintained grounds, Six Nations’ Grand River Spa is a luxurious escape for anyone looking to relax and unwind. “We offer massages, facials, manicures, pedicures, body wraps, make-up services, hair-styling and more,” said Andrea Carvalho, manager of the spa. Carvalho...
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    Woodland Cultural Centre Executive Director accepts position with Six Nations Development Corporation

    Janis Monture will steer WCC leadership transition during next several weeks BRANTFORD – After 14 years of leading Brantford’s Woodland Cultural Centre (WWC), Executive Director Janis Monture has announced her upcoming resignation, effective March 5, 2017. Monture, who has led the centre through transition and countless First Nations-focused artistic...
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    AFOA Canada recognizes two women in aboriginal leadership

    OTTAWA – AFOA Canada (formerly the Aboriginal Financial Officer Association of Canada) is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the MNP-AFOA Canada Excellence in Aboriginal Leadership Award who will be recognized Thursday, February 9th during the AFOA 17th Annual National Conference at The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Calgary. The MNP-AFOA Canada Excellence in...
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