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Sask. Party needs to do more for Northern Sask. — NDP – The Prince Albert Daily Herald

April 23, 2018 The provincial government isn’t doing enough to support northern Saskatchewan or the Indigenous population, the NDP says. The provincial budget, tabled on April 10, included a 1.5 per cent decrease for targeted First Nations and Métis funding. According to a backgrounder document attached to the press release, $400,000 of that reduction came […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 20182 Views

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Saskatchewan introduces law to allow control of oil, gas exports – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 23, 2018  By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA _ The Saskatchewan government has introduced legislation that would allow the province to control its oil and gas exports, similar to a bill recently tabled in Alberta. Once passed, the law would establish a permitting process for people or corporations looking to export […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 20182 Views

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New school for Waterhen – Northern Pride

Efforts to secure a new, state-of-the-art school for Waterhen Lake First Nation have passed with flying colours. Recently, it was announced the federal government will provide funding to the band to assist with the development of a new facility that will replace the existing Waweyekisik Educational Centre. “We don’t have too many details as of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201812 Views

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Clark says Saskatoon needs to solve jailed youth problem – StarPhoenix

Saskatoon is failing when it comes to keeping Indigenous youth out of jail, costing millions, Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark says. April 17, 2018 Saskatoon is failing when it comes to keeping Indigenous youth out of jail, costing government millions and preventing billions in economic activity, Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark says. Clark identified the youth incarceration […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201814 Views

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Dumont: To Face, or not to Face – StarPhoenix

From an Indigenous perspective, Facebook has been an incredible tool for restoring community connections across vast geography and for organizing Indigenous peoples around common causes. April 18, 2018 If you don’t have an account on Facebook, then it may be difficult to understand how millions of people continue to stay on a social media platform […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201814 Views

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Big River First Nation faces $100,000 fine after appeal – paNOW

A legal argument over the term “individual” could have a big financial impact on one Saskatchewan First Nation. An appeal decision handed down by the Court of Queen’s Bench April 5 increased a fine the Big River First Nation faces under the Canada Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) tenfold, from $10,000 to $100,000. A gas station […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201812 Views

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We are entitled to justice:’ Family of slain Indigenous man speaks at UN forum – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 17, 2018 By Kelly Geraldine Malone THE CANADIAN PRESS Family and supporters of a young Indigenous man shot and killed on a Saskatchewan farm used the international stage of the United Nations Tuesday to advocate for change in the Canadian criminal justice system. A side event at the United Nations Permanent Forum […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201813 Views

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Interest In Cannabis Growing Op With First Nations: Interview With Shaun Soonias – SFNEDN

The plan for legalization of marijuana by the Liberal government is the primary trigger. But there’s also been more research on medicinal uses of the plant and its use in general becoming much more mainstream. Equally important, there’s lots of room for growth. There’s a gap in the supply for medicinal marijuana; the industry produces […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201812 Views

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CP NewsAlert: Saskatchewan farmer in fatal shooting pleads guilty to gun charges – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 16, 2018 NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. _ A Saskatchewan farmer acquitted in the fatal shooting of a young Indigenous man has pleaded guilty to a gun charge. Gerald Stanley pleaded guilty today in North Battleford provincial court to one count of unsafe storage of an unrestricted firearm. The Crown dropped a second count […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201819 Views

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In the news today, April 16 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 16, 2018 Six stories in the news for Monday, April 16 ___ TRUDEAU LANDS IN PARIS AFTER PIPELINE MEETING Justin Trudeau has landed in France as he continues more than a week of globetrotting following a brief stop in Ottawa Sunday to discuss the Trans Mountain pipeline crisis with the premiers of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201822 Views

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