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With Mistawasis Land Code Vote, Saskatoon Tribal Council First to Regain Control and Management of Lands – SFNEDN

On January 16th, 2017 the members of Mistawasis First Nation voted by a ratio of 9:1 to approve its proposed Land Code, allowing the transfer of control and management of its lands back to the community, under the provisions of the First Nations Land Management Act. Mistawasis was preceded by the other six members of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 20173 Views

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Despite increased federal funding, it will take a long time before drastic improvement seen in Sask. First Nations: Cameron – StarPhoenix

First Nations across the country received millions of dollars in new money in the federal budget released Wednesday. Bobby Cameron, Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, talked to reporters Thursday about what that budget — and the tight provincial budget also released on Wednesday — mean for Saskatchewan First Nations. $3.4 billion more […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 20173 Views

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Shore Gold Inc. Announces Year End Results

Shore Gold Inc. (“Shore” or the “Company”) reports that the audited results of its operations for the year ended December 31, 2016 will be filed today and may be viewed at www.sedar.com once posted. A summary of key financial and operating results for the year is as follows: Highlights Announced results of core drilling programs […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 20173 Views

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Saskatchewan Justice reviewing whether charges warranted in Husky oil spill – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 23, 2017 By Jennifer Graham THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA _ Saskatchewan’s Justice Ministry is reviewing Husky Energy’s response to alarms before a major oil spill last summer to determine whether charges are warranted. The department is also looking into a delay in shutting down the ruptured pipeline. “I am deeply concerned about […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 20173 Views

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Social work students bring their research to the community – U Regina

March 23, 2017 There is a clear community connection with the research being done by the faculty of social work. Some graduate students will have their research showcased by community organizations in Regina and Saskatoon on Friday, March 24. In Regina, three graduate students will share their research at the United Way from 9:00 a.m. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20176 Views

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Federal Budget Focus on Infrastructure and Reconciliation

Released the same day as the provincial budget, today’s 2017-18 federal budget had a positive outlook with a focus on infrastructure and support to Indigenous communities. Last year, the Canadian government invested $1.9 million over five years to support key national cultural institutions.  This year, the government will increase its investment to $1.8 billion over […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20176 Views

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FSIN: Federal Budget could Have A Positive Impact if Funding Doesn’t Get Held Up in the Bureaucracy

(Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatoon, SK) — The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Executive are optimistic about the the 2017 federal budget’s investments in First Nations education, health, justice and infrastructure. These investments could help to narrow the gap between First Nations and the rest of Canada if the funding flows efficiently and effectively out to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20176 Views

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Provincial budget cut “will neither define us nor diminish us,” University of Saskatchewan president says

SASKATOON — University of Saskatchewan President Peter Stoicheff expressed deep concern over the 5.6 per cent budget cut to the university in the 2017-18 provincial budget announced today, but affirmed the U of S is committed to serving the people of the province in ways that continue to promote economic growth and a better quality […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 201711 Views

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Legal News Roundup for March 23 – CBA

March 23, 2017 Budget 2017: What’s in it for justice National Magazine Federal budget will affect howlawyers recognize income Canadian Lawyer Magazine 2017 budget a relief for small firms but worries, tax hikes on horizon Canadian Insider Government offers incentives for innovation CBC.ca Read More: http://www.cba.org/News-Media/In-the-Media/2017/March/Week-4/Legal-News-Roundup-for-March-23

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20175 Views

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Premier Brad Wall says he’s happy with long term view in tough budget – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 23, 2017  REGINA _ Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he knows that some people won’t be happy with the new provincial budget. The budget tabled Wednesday raises the provincial sales tax to six per cent, increases taxes for tobacco and alcohol, cuts funding for several programs and will see the shut down […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20174 Views

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