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2019 Report–Volume 2: Provincial Auditor Reviewed Processes to Manage Sustainable Fish Populations for nearly 400 Key Provincial Water Bodies

Strengthening of Ministry of Environment’s processes for freshwater fish sustainability required Estimated 50,000 fish-bearing water bodies, primarily in northern Saskatchewan Contain 69 fish species 58 native species 11 introduced or invasive species Primary species for fishing and harvesting, include: pike, walleye, perch, lake trout and whitefish Ministry assessed 15 water bodies in 2019 rather than […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2019134 Views

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2019 Report–Volume 2: Provincial Auditor Examines Processes for Treating Patients at Risk of Suicide in Northwest Saskatchewan

REGINA, SK., December 5, 2019: In her 2019 Report – Volume 2, Chapter 24, Provincial Auditor of Saskatchewan, Judy Ferguson, highlights eight areas for the Saskatchewan Health Authority to improve its processes to treat patients at risk of suicide in northwest Saskatchewan. The audit found the following. Average suicide rate per 100,000 people in 2018: […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2019147 Views

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First Nations chiefs, councillors not eligible for jury duty in Saskatchewan – CTV

December 3, 2019 REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is making changes so chiefs and councillors of First Nations will no longer be eligible for jury duty. The province says the move ensures consistency, because elected municipal officials including city councillors and mayors are currently excluded from jury selection. The Ministry of Justice says the exclusion […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 2019118 Views

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Star Blanket Presentation at the 2019 Fall MNLA

It was a gratifying evening on November 23, 2019, when the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan presented three deserving individuals with Métis Star Blankets. The event took place at the MNLA’s Saturday banquet, held at Prairieland Park. Merelda Fiddler-Potter is a doctoral student at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy in Regina and one of this […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2019134 Views

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Quit fighting and bickering,’ Sask. chief says to feds, Sask., after northern suicides – CBC

‘It’s going to show the kids we know how to work together,’ Ronald Mitsuing says Nov 29, 2019 Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation Chief Ronald Mitsuing wants federal and provincial governments to work together to address a suicide crisis in northern Saskatchewan and he wants it quick. Mitsuing said he has trouble sleeping at night not […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2019117 Views

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Indigenous politician who admitted buying votes removed as Meadow Lake Tribal Council vice-chief – CBC

Larry Iron voted out as vice-chief following CBC iTeam story Nov 28, 2019 When Chief Elmer Campbell read about Indigenous politician Larry Iron admitting he was involved in a vote-buying scheme, Campbell decided to take action to protect the reputation of his community, the Buffalo River Dene Nation. In May, CBC broke the news that […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201982 Views

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Rally at Sask. Legislature calls for ‘immediate’ end to coerced sterilizations – CBC

Firm that organized rally representing 100 women in Saskatchewan Nov 26, 2019 Carrying signs that read “protect our women” and “stopped forced sterilization,” a group marched to the Saskatchewan Legislature on Tuesday to call for an end to coerced sterilization. The march was organized by law firm Semaganis Worme Lombard, which is representing women in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201979 Views

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MN-S 2019 Fall Legislative Assembly

November 24, 2019 SASKATOON, SK – The Métis Nation – Saskatchewan concluded a constructive meeting of the Métis Nation Legislative Assembly, which serves as the governing body of the Métis Nation government across the province. The assembly gathers together the democratically elected leaders of the Métis Nation – Saskatchewan including over 100 local Presidents and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201971 Views

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Métis Nation-Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly welcomes the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations

Today, Saturday, November 23, the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan welcomed the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, to our fall legislative assembly. Minister Bennett conferred with delegates, addressed the assembly, met with the Île-à-la-Crosse Boarding School Survivors Committee, and was gifted an intricately beaded shawl handcrafted by Val Trudel from the New Southern Plains Métis Local […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201971 Views

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Nunavik’s new MP says she will push for housing money, implementing UNDRIP – Nunatsiaq News

25 November, 2019 Sylvie Bérubé plans to visit in the New Year and is seeking an Inuktitut translator Nunavik’s new MP says she wants to hear from the region’s Inuit leaders so that she can better share their concerns. MP Sylvie Bérubé won the Abitibi-James Bay-Nunavik-Eeyou riding in the fall federal election with 37.7 per […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 201964 Views

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