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Saskatchewan First Nations meeting with Assembly of First Nations on critical developments in Saskatchewan child welfare

Saskatchewan First Nations meeting with Assembly of First Nations on critical developments in Saskatchewan child welfare March 9, 2015 Present: Derald R Dubois, Executive Director, Touchwood Child & Family Services; Kyle Prettyshield, Executive Director, Health & Social Development Secretariat, Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations; Wilson Sutherland, Director, Special Projects & Intergovernmental, Federation of Saskatchewan Indian […]

by NationTalk on March 23, 2015498 Views

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Status quo for aboriginals? – Regina Leader-Post

March 21, 2015 Despite the reduction in the provincial budget for First Nation and Metis people, educational institutions did receive some additional funding, which was appreciated. According to the 2015-16 provincial budget, aboriginal people will receive $2.9 million less than last year. Jim Reiter, provincial minister responsible for First Nation and Metis Relations, says the […]

by NationTalk on March 23, 2015162 Views

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Regina theatre group rids racism from classic tale – Global

March 22, 2015 REGINA – A Scottish accent is not something you would expect to find in Peter Pan, but then again, this is not your traditional story. Do it with Class is performing a version of the classic that will not include traditional First Nations characters. “There’s some stuff in there (the original) that’s not […]

by NationTalk on March 23, 2015170 Views

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Adoptee launches own search for roots – StarPhoenix

March 22, 2015 After years of rejection, a self-professed loner’s life changed after a single phone call. Two weeks ago, Sheila Pelletier composed the most important Facebook post of her life: “My (birth) name is Sheila Jean Marie Halkett … I was born in 1982 in Prince Albert. I am from Montreal Lake First Nation […]

by NationTalk on March 23, 2015177 Views

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Advocate for Children and Youth Supportive of New Funding for at-risk Children, Calls on Government to Increase Investments in Early Childhood Development

March 20, 2015 The Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth supportive of new funding for at-risk children in 2015-16 budget, calls on government to increase investments in early childhood development SASKATOON – Bob Pringle, Advocate for Children and Youth, was pleased to see that the Government of Saskatchewan has provided an additional $7.7 million in […]

by NationTalk on March 20, 2015398 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 17, 2015

March 17, 2015 Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, January 2015 Manufacturing sales fell 1.7% in January, led by a price-induced decline of 11.9% in sales of petroleum and coal products. Job vacancies, three-month average ending in December 2014 Canadian businesses reported 233,000 job vacancies in December, up 30,000 compared with 12 months earlier. For every job vacancy, there were 5.0 unemployed people, down from 6.2 in December 2013. This decline in […]

by NationTalk on March 20, 2015239 Views

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Growing number of aboriginal women in Canada ask: ‘Am I next?’ – Toronto Star

Aboriginal women are five times more likely to be murdered than non-aboriginal ones, but Ottawa is still refusing a public inquiry on this tragedy. Following the first-ever national roundtable on missing and murdered indigenous women, it is with a heavy heart that I am writing about this ongoing tragedy — a national epidemic of violence […]

by NationTalk on March 20, 2015235 Views

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Recounting an uncomfortable truth – PA Daily Herald

March 20, 2015 Call it the irony of ironies: James Daschuk winning the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize for scholarly achievement in Canadian history. For while the 2014 award was just one of many Daschuk accumulated for his book “Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation and the Loss of Aboriginal Life,” it was the […]

by NationTalk on March 20, 2015205 Views

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Sask Polytech holds Winter Festival – PA Daily Herald

March 20, 2015 For a relay at a winter festival, it wasn’t very wintery. But then again, snowshoeing on bare grass doesn’t make much sense. So, done in by warm weather, the organizers of the Aboriginal Relay Challenge at Saskatchewan Polytechnic (formerly SIAST) ditched snowshoeing and ixnayed cross-country skiing. And on Wednesday, the “winter” relay […]

by NationTalk on March 20, 2015212 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 20, 2015

March 20, 2015 Consumer Price Index, February 2015 The Consumer Price Index rose 1.0% in the 12 months to February, matching the increase in January. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% in February, following a 0.2% decrease in January. Retail trade, January 2015 Retail sales decreased for the second consecutive month in January, declining 1.7% to $41.4 billion. […]

by NationTalk on March 20, 2015291 Views

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