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Regina hotel denies responsibility in death of woman two years ago – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 12, 2017  REGINA _ A Regina hotel is denying responsibility for the death of a 29-year-old woman who her family says fell 10 floors down a hotel laundry chute. Nadine Machiskinic died in hospital shortly after she was found at the Delta Hotel in Regina two years ago. Her family has filed […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 2017169 Views

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The long walk to Halifax – The Coast

Art project memorializing missing and murdered Indigenous women is coming east. More than 1,000 unfinished moccasins are making the long walk to Halifax to commemorate missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. The commemorative art project Walking With Our Sisters will make one stop in Halifax (Kji’puktuk in the Mi’kmaq language), the only place it […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 2017125 Views

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Death of Nadine Machiskinic leaves more questions than answers – CBC

Vigil was a chance to gather and remember Machiskinic but also get updates on upcoming inquest Jan 11, 2017 An associate professor at the University of Regina says there are more questions than there are answers in the death of Nadine Machiskinic. ​”I think these are really hard events,” Michelle Stewart said. “That’s why I […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 2017149 Views

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It’s been very frustrating’: Family still seeking answers 2 years after Regina woman fell down laundry chute – CBC

Jan 10, 2017 29-year-old mother fell to her death on Jan. 10, 2015 On the two-year anniversary of the day Nadine Machiskinic fell to her death down a hotel laundry chute, her aunt plans to focus on the memory of the young woman’s life. But questions around the circumstances of her death, and the investigation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 2017117 Views

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The FSIN Praises the CBC and Humboldt’s St. Augustine School

(Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatoon, SK) – The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) Executive are pleased to see the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the Grade 8 class at St. Augustine School in Humboldt, SK embrace and demonstrate reconciliation. On December 19, 2016, the CBC article, “Sask. Grade 8 class following CBC podcast about murder […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2016170 Views

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Missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry launches new website – CBC

Families who want to participate in the MMIW inquiry will soon be able to register through the website Dec 20, 2016 Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women should sign up for MMIW inquiry emails while they wait to register to participate, inquiry commission officials say. The emails will provide updates ahead of the inquiry, which […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2016175 Views

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New Community Safety Officer Recruits Graduate

December 16, 2016 Saskatchewan communities and families will be safer with the graduation of twelve new Community Safety Officers (CSOs). “These new Community Safety Officers will help ensure Saskatchewan families and communities are safe,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Gordon Wyant said.  “The Community Safety Officer program allows communities to address low-risk to harm, high-priority […]

by pmnationtalk on December 16, 2016138 Views

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Family of Jason Bird grieving following his death at Sask. prison – CBC

Inmate died on Wednesday during a riot at Saskatchewan Penitentiary Dec 16, 2016 Holly Lynn Lafond says underneath his tough exterior, her older brother Jason Leonard Bird was a man who had a heart of gold. Bird was stabbed to death in a prison riot on Wednesday at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary. It is estimated up […]

by pmnationtalk on December 16, 2016181 Views

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Federal money to help indigenous women off reserve who are victims of violence – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 15, 2016 22:38 REGINA _ The federal government has teamed up with a Saskatchewan group to provide arts-based intervention for victims of domestic violence. The Public Health Agency of Canada announced Thursday that it will invest close to $600,000 into the program over the next four years to provide support for indigenous women […]

by pmnationtalk on December 16, 2016143 Views

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Update on riot and lockdown at Saskatchewan Penitentiary

December 15, 2016 – Prince Albert, Saskatchewan – Correctional Service Canada Staff at Saskatchewan Penitentiary gained control of the institution’s medium-security unit following a riot last night. As staff were securing the ranges in the unit, three inmates were discovered with injuries that appeared to result from assaults by other inmates. They were sent to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2016127 Views

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