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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, 20174 Views

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Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women has just 122 names registered – CBC

Putting onus on families to register is ‘problematic,’ says advocate Mar 21, 2017 Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls are concerned about how the commission overseeing a long-awaited national inquiry is collecting names for its database. To date, there are just 122 family members’ names in the commission’s database, despite other databases […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 20175 Views

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Colten Boushie’s mother fears property-defence resolution will stoke racial tensions – The Globe and Mail

The mother of a young man killed on a Saskatchewan farm said she fears recent political developments threaten to escalate racial tension in the province. Debbie Baptiste’s son Colten Boushie was shot dead after he and his friends drove their vehicle on to a farm property near North Battleford in August. The farm owner, Gerald […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 20176 Views

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SARM wants meeting with FSIN over rural crime resolution – Global

March 17, 2017 The president of the Saskatchewan of Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) wants to meet with the chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) about a contentious resolution the association passed this week at its annual convention. The FSIN is upset with the resolution calling on the association to lobby the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 201713 Views

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Rural group’s resolution to expand rights to defend about crime, says president – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 16, 2017  SASKATOON _ The president of the Saskatchewan of Association of Rural Municipalities wants to meet with the chief of an indigenous group about a contentious resolution the association passed this week at its annual convention. The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations is upset with the resolution calling on the association […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 201713 Views

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Inquest Into the Death of Nadine Machiskinic

March 15, 2017 A public inquest into the death of Nadine Machiskinic has been scheduled for March 27-31, 2017 at the Queensbury Convention Centre at Evraz Place, Meeting Room 5, 1700 Elphinstone Street, Regina, Saskatchewan. Machiskinic, 29, was found unresponsive at the Delta Hotel.  She was transported to hospital by ambulance and pronounced deceased several […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201712 Views

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Rural crime frustration palpable, but don’t take law into own hands: minister – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 14, 2017  REGINA _ Saskatchewan Justice Minister Gord Wyant says he knows people are frustrated about rural crime, but they shouldn’t take the law into their own hands. A resolution passed Tuesday at the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities convention says rural crime has increased and people don’t have sufficient rights to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 20178 Views

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Saskatchewan First Nation band councillor admits to drug trafficking – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 14, 2017  YORKTON, Sask. _ A First Nation band councillor in Saskatchewan who was accused of selling drugs has pleaded guilty to two charges. Clarence Papequash, who is 64, was in Yorkton provincial court Monday where he entered his plea to counts of possession of codeine for the purpose of trafficking and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201710 Views

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Notice and Application for Standing

TORONTO, March 13, 2017  – The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is now accepting applications for standing from interested parties. The application forms and instructions are available on the National Inquiry’s website, at www.mmiwg-ffada.ca , under “Legal Notices and Documents.” There is also an opportunity for those parties seeking standing to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201710 Views

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NFU Renews Call for (hashtag)NoDAPL in Solidarity with Standing Rock

March 09, 2017, Saskatoon In December 2016 a significant victory was achieved in North Dakota when pressure from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, along with other Indigenous and non-Indigenous supporters, managed to convince the Obama administration,through months of struggle,to deny a final permit to complete the Dakota Access Pipe Line (DAPL).  Completion of the pipeline […]

by pmnationtalk on March 10, 201714 Views

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