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Meet The Members Of Saskatchewan’s First Provincial Youth Council

October 15, 2019 Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant announced today members of the 2019-20 provincial Youth Council, a group of 12 high school students committed to improving their communities and empowering other young people in the province. As members of the 2019-20 provincial Youth Council, students will have the opportunity to address meaningful […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201915 Views

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Chiefs push for Indigenous turnout in Scheer’s riding, but disenchantment reigns – The Western Star

Chief Marie-Anne Day Walker-Pelletier has a list with 159 names on it. Every eligible voter on Okanese First Nation is on that list. Her goal is simple, but ambitious: she wants to see them all checked off as every single band member turns out to vote. “We need to demonstrate that we mean business,” she […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201912 Views

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Advance Polls Open Today – A Message from President McCallum

Dear Fellow Métis Citizens, As you know, Métis citizens walk in two worlds – and it’s important our voices are heard in both. The 2019 Canadian General Election is your chance to remind Ottawa that Métis citizens stand up for their priorities by stepping up to the ballot box. That’s why I’m writing you today […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201928 Views

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Green Party Promises a Council of Canadian Governments

(PRINCE ALBERT, SK – October 10, 2019) As the federal election draws closer, federal political parties have released a deluge of party positions. The Green Party has promised to establish a Council of Canadian Governments to be a forum for high-level discussions by all orders of government, including Indigenous governments. In a federal system, where […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201929 Views

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Saskatchewan’s gender wage gap third-highest in the country – CBC

Statistics Canada study shows gender wage gap slowly shrinking Oct 10, 2019 The wage gap between men and women may be shrinking but at an excruciatingly slow pace. According to a new study from Statistics Canada, women earned 87 cents per hour for every dollar earned by men. Nationally, the study says women in the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201928 Views

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Northern Saskatchewan riding up for grabs as federal election nears – Globalnews.ca

October 3, 2019 Three people with extensive political experience are vying for one of Saskatchewan’s most coveted seats in the 2019 federal election. The Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River race includes Conservative candidate Gary Vidal, Liberal candidate Tammy Cook-Searson and New Democrat incumbent Georgina Jolibois. Vidal is the former mayor of Meadow Lake, while Cook-Searson has taken a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201919 Views

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Reminder! Friday, October 4 is the application deadline to join a City Board, Committee or Commission

October 2, 2019 The City of Saskatoon’s Call for Applications campaign for 2020, seeking new members from all across our diverse communities for City Boards, Committees and Commissions closes this Friday, October 4, 2019. Interested? Apply today! Visit saskatoon.ca/boards and submit your Committee Application Form, résumé, and two letters of reference using the Reference Form. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201918 Views

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The long roads to election: Candidates traverse distance and demographics in enormous northern Sask. riding – CBC

Saskatchewan swing riding with a history of close results Sep 25, 2019 Georgina Jolibois stands by a dirt road in the northern Saskatchewan community of Weyakwin, waiting for two young boys to get their grandmother from a nearby house. A freshly-painted sign on the home features the family name Lavalee. Jolibois is the incumbent NDP […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201922 Views

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Vindication for our ancestors’: Sask. First Nation reclaims original name – CBC

The Sakimay First Nation will again be known as Zagime Anishinabek Sep 25, 2019 It’s an error that took more than a century to correct. The Sakimay First Nation near Grenfell, Sask., will again be known as Zagime Anishinabek. Zagime, which means “mosquito” in the Anishinabe language, is the community’s original name, Chief Lynn Acoose […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201921 Views

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OTC: Survey finds majority of Sask. residents believe Reconciliation possible

In a survey commissioned by the Office of the Treaty Commissioner we heard the attitudes and thoughts related to Truth and Reconciliation from over 3,000 Saskatchewan residents. We learned that people are more familiar with Residential Schools than with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and its Calls to Action. Almost all respondents agreed that […]

by aanationtalk on September 23, 201939 Views

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