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Turning ‘good intentions to concrete results’: Regina business event focuses on economic reconciliation – CBC

Advanced Business Match event connects Indigenous, non-Indigenous entrepreneurs, businesses, organizations Feb 25, 2019 An event intended to embrace the concept of economic reconciliation is coming back to Regina this week. Produced by the B.C.-based company Raven Events, this year’s annual Advanced Business Match event, which begins Monday in Regina, is meant to bring together Indigenous and non-Indigenous entrepreneurs, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 201940 Views

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NIGA Mourns the Loss of Grand Portage Tribal Chairman Norman Deschampe

Washington, D.C. – February 20, 2019 – The National Indian Gaming Association joins the rest of Indian Country in mourning the loss of Grand Portage Tribal Chairman Norman Deschampe. According to Chairman Deschampe’s obituary, he walked on to the Spirit world on February 9th at his home of a heart attack, just a few weeks […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201951 Views

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Indigenous-owned Regina steel company secures historic $1M defence contract with General Dynamics – CBC

Pro Metal Industries to supply parts for light armoured vehicles Feb 20, 2019 An Indigenous-owned Saskatchewan manufacturing company has secured a million-dollar defence contract. Regina-based Pro Metal Industries, owned by the Pasqua First Nation, will produce fabricated and machined components for light armoured vehicles, or LAVs. Pro Metal is the first fully Indigenous-owned supplier for General […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201940 Views

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Veteran driving instructor says difficult for northern Indigenous people to get licences – CBC

Remote locations, lack of identification major hurdle Feb 20, 2019 Alfred Crain says Indigenous people in Saskatchewan’s north need more supports when it comes to driving instruction. Owner of A.C. First Nations Driving Academy, Crain regularly crosses the province’s north to teach people the rules of the road. Speaking to CBC Radio’s Saskatoon Morning, he […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 201937 Views

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Northern Sask. airport funding a “long time coming”: FSIN Chief – larongeNOW

Feb 14, 2019 A funding announcement for Fond Du Lac aiport is appreciated but long overdue, according to the Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations. Bobby Cameron was responding to Thursday’s press conference in Saskatoon, during which $12 million in federal funding was announced to assist with upgrades at the northern Saskatchewan airport. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 201948 Views

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SIGA named a Top Saskatchewan Employer for second year in a row

February 13, 2018 – Saskatoon, SK – SIGA has once again earned a spot as a Top Saskatchewan Employer, awarded by Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. Now in its 14th year, Saskatchewan’s Top Employers is a special designation that recognizes employers who offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. Zane Hansen, SIGA’s President and CEO, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201946 Views

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Government of Canada investing in safety at the La Ronge (Barber Field) Airport

February 14, 2019          La Ronge, Saskatchewan           Transport Canada Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or getting goods to market, we rely on our local airports to support and sustain vibrant communities. These airports also provide essential air services including community […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201938 Views

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Harvesting the Forest – An Interview with Randy Johns – SFNEDN

RJ: Non-timber forest products (NTFP) include any plant that grows in the forest that isn’t used for lumber. Everything from the material on the forest floor to alternate uses for trees can be included. These products can have many different uses. They could be used for food and beverage, that’s one category; another one is […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201946 Views

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Preparing employees for tomorrow is what makes this year’s ‘Saskatchewan’s Top Employers’ stand out from the crowd

REGINA, Feb. 13, 2019  – A lot of employers talk about the need to train employees to make sure they have the skills needed to create the products that will be in demand tomorrow. But only a few leading employers have put these words into action. That’s the message from this year’s Saskatchewan’s Top Employers, announced today by the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201937 Views

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Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority among Canada’s best in retail and hospitality

February 5, 2019 – Saskatoon, SK – SIGA is proud to be named to the 2019 list of Best Workplaces™ in Retail and Hospitality. SIGA received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis by Great Place to Work® Canada. Zane Hansen, SIGA’s President and CEO, speaks to the organization’s commitment to nurture an engaged […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 201953 Views

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