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2019 Report–Volume 2: Provincial Auditor Reviewed Processes to Manage Sustainable Fish Populations for nearly 400 Key Provincial Water Bodies

Strengthening of Ministry of Environment’s processes for freshwater fish sustainability required Estimated 50,000 fish-bearing water bodies, primarily in northern Saskatchewan Contain 69 fish species 58 native species 11 introduced or invasive species Primary species for fishing and harvesting, include: pike, walleye, perch, lake trout and whitefish Ministry assessed 15 water bodies in 2019 rather than […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201982 Views

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SaskWater And Meadow Lake Sign Off On Partnership

November 28, 2019 The City of Meadow Lake has kicked off a new era in water services with the finalization of its partnership with SaskWater. SaskWater and the City of Meadow Lake have signed a water supply agreement that includes the sale of the city’s water treatment plant to the Crown corporation. With the addition […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201955 Views

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Researcher heads to Saskatchewan community to study climate change – APTN News

November 26, 2019 A researcher with the David Suzuki Foundation was in one of the oldest settlements in Saskatchewan to track the effects of climate change on the community and found that there are many issues facing people there. Priscilla Settee is in Cumberland House, 506 kilometres northeast of Regina, a mainly Cree and Métis […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201945 Views

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SK Government: Government Introduces New Fisheries Act

November 6, 2019 Environment Minister Dustin Duncan introduced legislation today that will improve the province’s ability to respond to threats posed by prohibited and aquatic invasive species, and provide additional protection for aquatic species at risk. The Fisheries Act (Saskatchewan), 2019, modernizes the language and clarifies the current intent of the Act.  The new Act […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201943 Views

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Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations

Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2019  – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the University of Ottawa, and Université de Montréal released the draft results of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES). The FNFNES presents, for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 201955 Views

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Saskatoon’s Indigenous engagement conference announces 2019 speaker lineup

The Wîcihitowin Indigenous Engagement Conference is pleased to announce the following key note speakers at this year’s conference: The Honourable Dr. Lillian Dyck, award-winning physician Dr. Alika Lafontaine, Season 7 Amazing Race Winners Dr. James Makokis and Anthony Johnson, University of Alberta Associate Professor Dr. Sean Lessard and University of Winnipeg Assistant Professor Dr. Marc […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201953 Views

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Carry the Kettle man selected for Water Leadership Award – CBC

Deon Hassler, Indigenous veteran, former water operator, named 2019 winner of Water Leadership Award Sep 12, 2019 A First Nations veteran and former water operator from Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation is being recognized for his work in ensuring the community has access to clean and reliable drinking water. Deon Hassler shared his knowledge and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2019102 Views

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Former water operator from Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation receives the 2019 National First Nations Water Leadership Award

From: Indigenous Services Canada September 10, 2019 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada First Nations people and organizations are leading efforts to ensure their communities enjoy the same access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water that everyone in Canada deserves. Today, Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan recognized the work done […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2019101 Views

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CNSC renews Orano Canada Inc.’s Cluff Lake Project Uranium Mine Licence

From: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission July 25, 2019 – Ottawa Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced its decision to renew the Uranium Mine Licence issued to Orano Canada Inc. (Orano) for its Cluff Lake Project, located in northwestern Saskatchewan. The licence allows Orano to decommission the Cluff Lake Project site, possess, manage and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 2019112 Views

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Saskatchewan First Nation receives money to help bison from Prince Albert National Park – Preeceville Progress

July 18, 2019 MISTAWASIS FIRST NATION, Sask. — A First Nation in Saskatchewan will receive federal funding to help conserve a dwindling population of free roaming plains bison from Prince Albert National Park. Officials with Environment and Climate Change Canada say the Mistawasis Nehiyawak Guardians Program is one of 22 First Nations-led projects to receive […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201986 Views

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