News Releases

NAN Congratulates Newly Elected Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare of Anishinabek Nation

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Walter Naveau, on behalf of the Executive Council, congratulates Glen Hare on his election as Ontario Regional Chief: “On behalf of NAN I am pleased to congratulate and welcome Glen Hare as our new Ontario Regional Chief. He has a long and distinguished career serving…

Candidates for 2021 Nishnawbe Aski Nation Executive Council Election Announced

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Head Electoral Officer Jocelyn Formsma has received and verified nominations for the following candidates for the position of Grand Chief (1) and Deputy Grand Chief (3) for the 2021 election for the NAN Executive Council. Candidates for Grand Chief: Derek Fox, Bearskin Lake First NationBruce Shisheesh, Attawapiskat First…

NAN Statement on Brayden Bushby Sentencing

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox has issued the following statement on the sentencing today of Brayden Bushby, who was convicted of manslaughter last year in the 2017 death of Barbara Kentner: “Barbara was much loved and is very much missed, and our thoughts and prayers are with her…

NAN Honours former NAPS Officer, Recipient of 2021 Police Services Hero of the Year Award

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox, on behalf of the Executive Council, is proud to honour the late Jennifer Landry, who has been posthumously awarded the 2021 Police Services Hero of the Year Community Role Model Award for her outstanding service in communities across northern Ontario. “Jennifer was an…