Bear Witness Day – 10 May 2018

10 May 2018 Jordan’s Principle ( aims to make sure First Nations children can access all public services in a way that is reflective of their distinct cultural needs, takes full account of the historical disadvantage linked to colonization, and without experiencing any service denials, delays or disruptions related to their First Nations status. It […]

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CP NewsAlert: Saskatchewan farmer in fatal shooting pleads guilty to gun charges – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 16, 2018 NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. _ A Saskatchewan farmer acquitted in the fatal shooting of a young Indigenous man has pleaded guilty to a gun charge. Gerald Stanley pleaded guilty today in North Battleford provincial court to one count of unsafe storage of an unrestricted firearm. The Crown dropped a second count […]

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In the news today, April 16 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 16, 2018 Six stories in the news for Monday, April 16 ___ TRUDEAU LANDS IN PARIS AFTER PIPELINE MEETING Justin Trudeau has landed in France as he continues more than a week of globetrotting following a brief stop in Ottawa Sunday to discuss the Trans Mountain pipeline crisis with the premiers of […]

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Participant Funding Allocated for the Review of Environmental Assessment Processes

Public Notice April 13, 2018 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated $5,802,253.34 to 174 Indigenous funding applicants and $13,065.94 to 25 other funding applicants to assist their participation in the federal review of environmental assessment processes. These funds were allocated from September 2016 to September 2017. This funding was made available through the Participant Funding […]

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Province Announces 2018 Saskatchewan Order of Merit Recipients

April 13, 2018 Six outstanding Saskatchewan citizens have been selected to be invested with the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, the province’s highest honour, during a ceremony in May. “Saskatchewan’s motto is, ‘from many peoples, strength,’ and these six exceptional individuals exemplify the strength our province derives from its citizens,” Lieutenant Governor W. Thomas Molloy said.  […]

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Bobby Cameron seeks re election as chief of FSIN in Saskatchewan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 13, 2018 SASKATOON – Bobby Cameron is seeking another three-year term as chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations. He has lead the organization that represents 74 First Nations in Saskatchewan since 2015. Cameron says his top priority is treaty rights. He notes that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau […]

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Wansuskewin and SIGA receive tourism awards – MBC Network Radio

Apr 12, 2018 Several tourism awards were handed out in Regina Thursday night with a few Indigenous organizations honoured for their contributions. The Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala is the province’s largest gathering of tourism operators, representatives and stakeholders. During the event, 12 organizations were honoured in 12 different categories. More than 300 gathered […]

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Business News Advisory – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 13, 2018  Here are the CP Business Department’s early plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. All ETAs and word counts approximate. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact business editor Sunny Freeman at 416-507-2185 or sunny.freeman? or assistant […]

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Jordan’s Principle changes shared at information sessions – Northeast Now

Jordan’s Principle is a federal mandate designed to ensure Indigenous children in the care system, both on and off reserve, receive the same level of care, regardless of their federal, provincial, territorial or departmental jurisdiction. It was only recently though, that the Jordan’s Principle mandate broadened. A 2016 Human Rights Tribunal ruling found Canada discriminated […]

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SK Government: Rural Crime Initiative Receives Funding in 2018-19 Budget

April 10, 2018 The 2018-19 Budget will provide full funding to the Protection and Response Team (PRT) launched last summer. The PRT was created in response to recommendations by the Government Caucus Committee on Crime and consists of 258 armed officers who will have arrest and detention powers, including municipal police, RCMP, Ministry of Highways […]

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