Federation of Labour stands behind Big Trout Lake

Kenora Daily Miner and News By Jon Thompson Nov. 29, 2011 The Ontario Federation of Labour is putting its weight behind the moratorium on exploration in the traditional territory of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (Big Trout Lake) First Nation. Saying the province could be headed for another Ipperwash, Canada's largest labour federation is demanding Ontario and the […]

RELEASE: Ontario labour movement warns of Ipperwash in the making

Canada’s largest labour federation is demanding that Ontario respect Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) Nation’s moratorium to protect their burials and sacred lands from desecration by mining exploration.  Ontario has allowed exploration company God’s Lake Resources to stake claims directly on top of sacred KI burials.

K.I. First Nation squares off against ‘God’s Lake Resources’ in northern Ontario

  November 26, 2011 Indigenous, Prov by Gabriel Sinduda Indigenous leaders from the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (K.I.) First Nation community drew over one hundred attentive listeners on the evening of November 22 for a downtown community event as they presented their case for the defense and future of their lands and environment in the face of their newest […]

Ontario breaks its own laws to search for gold on Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug land

  By Mary Dirmeitis   The KI 6: Chief Donny Morris, Deputy Chief Jack McKay, Head Coun. Cecilia Begg, Councillors Sam McKay and Darryl Sainnawap and band member Bruce Sakakeep The KI 6: Chief Donny Morris, Deputy Chief Jack McKay, Head Coun. Cecilia Begg, Councillors Sam McKay and Darryl Sainnawap and band member Bruce Sakakeep Activist, […]

Province will raise K.I.’s concerns with mining company

KI First Nation wants government to stop mining exploration on their lands CBC News Wed, Nov. 16, 2011 The province says it will speak with an exploration company that's looking for minerals near the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation, even though talks between the government and K.I. about the community's issues with mining companies broke off. […]

First Nation ends talks with province

By Jon Thompson Posted 9 days ago   Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation (Big Trout Lake) walked away from talks with the province on Monday after the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines couldn't reassure its leadership that it would hold back a gold mining company from exploring in its traditional territory. "They (Ontario) were wanting […]

KI and Ontario Joint Panel Talks Breakdown

Talks between Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) and Ontario broke off today when Ontario was unable to provide any assurance that mining exploration by God’s Lake Resources (GLR) would stop while the proposed KI-Ontario joint panel meets. KI is requesting that Ontario immediately address the real risks to its sacred sites that the GLR project represents.