Federal support lacking: MP

by Phil Ambroziak Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being called upon to meet the expectations he raised earlier this year amongst the people of La Loche. In late January – in the wake of a shooting spree ...

100 days and counting

by Phil Ambroziak & Derek Cornet Having been sworn into office Dec. 1, Georgina Jolibois has officially been a Member of a Parliament for 100 days. The new job, and change in lifestyle that comes with it...

Leaders speak out

by Phil Ambroziak From bad will come good. That’s the sort of optimism leaders from the North have as they strive to move forward in the wake of Friday’s (Jan. 22) shootings at La Loche Community School a...

Light follows darkness

Tragedy befell La Loche last week when gunshots echoed through the hallways of the local school, setting off a chain of events that would lead to four killed, seven injured, a 17-year-old youth in police custod...

Jolibois elected MP

by Phil Ambroziak The 42nd Canadian general election may be over, but one more trip to the polls still awaits the people of La Loche. Although a date for a municipal by-election has yet to be set, current...

Clarke has no regrets

by Phil Ambroziak On election night in Meadow Lake, Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River’s incumbent Conservative candidate Rob Clarke and a handful of his supporters spent the evening flipping back-and-forth...

Democracy gains strength

It’s been said close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, but for Lawrence Joseph these are more than mere words. The Liberal candidate for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River was only 70 votes away fro...