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Betty Ann Adam: It’s too late for Wall to apologize to Sixties Scoop survivors – StarPhoenix

It’s too late for a meaningful Sixties Scoop apology from Premier Brad Wall. He’ll be in office for a few more months, but that isn’t time enough to stop or undo the harm his own policies have inflicted on Indigenous people who still suffer the effects of that culturally genocidal practice. What is the value […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 20179 Views

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Petition urges head of Indigenous veterans group to resign after online posts – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 16, 2017  SASKATOON _ There are calls for the head of an Indigenous veterans group to step down because of controversial social media posts about gay people, Muslims and women. Jesse Donovan, who was a reservist from 2011 to 2013, has started a petition saying Richard Blackwolf should resign as president of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 201715 Views

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Beaudry-Mellor may not be able to address Sask. Party government’s image problem – Regina Leader-Post

August 16, 2017 In some ways, the Saskatchewan Party couldn’t find a better first entry into its leadership race than Regina MLA Tina Beaudry-Mellor. Were it not enough that she is an urban woman, devoted mom and a university-level political science instructor, she’s also the government’s social services minister capable of taking the edge off […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201721 Views

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Prairie Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 16, 2017 (Sask-NDP-Leadership) A Regina M-L-A says he’s all in for a second run at the provincial N-D-P leadership. Trent Wotherspoon says he’s ready to lead the fight for the people and the province. First elected in 2007, Wotherspoon ran for the party leaderhip in 2013 but lost to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201713 Views

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“Consultation has gone from a nice to do, to a must do”: Interview with Lee Ahenakew – sfnedn.com

SFNEDN Board member Heather Exner-Pirot talks to Lee Ahenakew, Principal of Lee Ahenakew & Associates and Executive Consultant with Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs Investments about structuring EDCs, the business impacts of the TRC, and the ongoing evolution in First Nations-Industry partnerships. Exner-Pirot: You’ve been involved with Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs Investments in a process of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201719 Views

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10 Things to Know for Wednesday – CP

Source: The Associated Press Aug 15, 2017 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. TRUMP INSISTS ‘BOTH SIDES’ TO BLAME FOR VIOLENCE THAT KILLED ANTI-RACISM PROTESTER He appeared to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them, drawing swift rebukes from […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201715 Views

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Five stories in the news for today, Aug. 15 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 15, 2017  Four stories in the news for Tuesday, Aug. 15 ___ MISSING, MURDER INQUIRY MAKES NOVA SCOTIA VISITS The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is making “community visits” in Nova Scotia this week, as it seeks to put a crisis of confidence behind […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201718 Views

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Prairie Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 15, 2017  (Fildebrandt-Meal-Expenses) An Alberta politician who has made a career championing taxpayers says he made mistakes when he wrongly billed the government for meals. United Conservative Party member Derek Fildebrandt says he takes full responsibility for administrative errors that add up to about 192 dollars over a period […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201718 Views

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MMIW inquiry may be ignoring definitive numbers – StarPhoenix

Some families of missing and murdered Indigenous women are wondering how the work of the National Inquiry can be measured without consistent statistics about the numbers of victims. Others say how these figures are used — and by whom — is equally important. Repeated requests to the National Inquiry for comment on the subject went […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201720 Views

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Prairie Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 14, 2017 (CRIME-Alta-Truck-Assault) One person was dragged by a pickup truck in southern Alberta after the driver allegedly tried to run over a large group of people. Police in Medicine Hat the incident happened early yesterday after a dispute. The victim was dragged only a few feet and suffered […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201720 Views

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