Saturday, December 31, 2011

First Nations youth receive important donation

Youth at four area First Nations around Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls are benefiting from a large donation of sports equipment from residents of Ottawa. The U-Haul truck load of equipment was distributed to children at Whitefish Bay, Northwest Angle #33 and #37 and Onigaming yesterday. Former Metis Nation of Ontario president, Tony Belcourt, who lives in Ottawa, helped organize the drive.

OPP prepare for New Years

Arrive alive this holiday season - don't drink and drive. It's a message we've all heard before but OPP constable Dave Cain says some people still aren't getting the hint. OPP will be out in full force over the long weekend enforcing their festive ride campaign.