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FCL renews USask research focused on co-op governance

The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) Chair in Co-operative Governance at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will receive $300,000 over five years from Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), on behalf of the CRS in Western Canada. The CRS Chair—based in the Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operatives (CCSC) at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 20212 Views

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Breaking barriers: For Thomas Benjoe, building Indigenous wealth is a fundamental part of reconciliation – The Globe and Mail

February 26, 2021 Canada’s ongoing reconciliation effort with Indigenous people has so far taken myriad forms, many symbolic: a commissioned report, formal apologies from government and growing public awareness around the issue of land rights. But, as it is understood by many leaders in the Indigenous community, reconciliation will be fundamentally incomplete without economic influence […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 20214 Views

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Government of Canada protecting species at risk habitat in the greater Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve area

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada February 25, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians are fortunate to have an abundance of nature and biodiversity right in their backyards—gifts that come with a tremendous amount of responsibility to protect them. The Government of Canada is working with partners across the country to protect nature and support biodiversity […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 20219 Views

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AMC responds to First Nation vaccination strategy concerns

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues the following statement in response to the recent statement of the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) regarding vaccines for First Nation citizens. AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas stated, “The Assembly stands by the definition of First Nation citizens as defined by the First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 20218 Views

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SK Government: COVID-19 Update for February 24: 63,345 Vaccines Delivered, 56 New Cases, 158 Recoveries, Three New Deaths

February 24, 2021 Vaccine Delivery In addition to 81 per cent of long-term care residents having received their first dose and 46 per cent of long term care residents having received both first and second doses, 76 per cent of Saskatchewan’s personal care homes have now received their first dose and 24 per cent have […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202116 Views

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Incident involving conservation officer, treaty hunter sparks FSIN concerns of systemic racism – Panow.com

Feb 24, 2021 The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous First Nations (FSIN) has stated it’s concerned with ‘systemic racism’ in the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment’s Conservation Field Services. It comes after another reported incident involving a treaty hunter and a Saskatchewan Conservation Officer (CO). In a media release, the FSIN said Canoe Lake Cree First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202114 Views

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More than 80 Per Cent of Long-Term Care Residents Have Received First Vaccine Dose COVID-19 Update for February 22: 61,730 Vaccines Delivered, 177 New Cases, 195 Recoveries

Vaccine Delivery Eighty-one (81) per cent of residents in long-term care homes across Saskatchewan have now received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  Forty-three (43) per cent have received both their first and second dose and are now fully vaccinated. “Our health care workers are doing an excellent job of administering vaccines quickly, safely and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202125 Views

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USask partners with Indigenous communities and City of Saskatoon on COVID-19 wastewater study funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada

SASKATOON – A University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team has been awarded $137,392 from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to conduct a six-month COVID-19 wastewater surveillance project in Saskatoon and at five Saskatchewan First Nations communities to provide early warning of outbreaks. Feb 22, 2021 Wastewater-based surveillance has been developing rapidly as an […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202137 Views

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Métis Nation – Saskatchewan holds a successful Métis Nation Legislative Assembly – sets election date for May 29, 2021.

February 21, 2021 – This weekend, Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (MN–S) concluded a productive meeting of the Métis Nation Legislative Assembly (MNLA). Due to the COVID- 19 pandemic, members of the MNLA were not able to gather together in person. For the first time, the Métis Nation Government of Saskatchewan held its legislative proceedings by […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202122 Views

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Star Diamond Provides Update on Star – Orion South Diamond Project

STAR DIAMOND PROVIDES UPDATE ON STAR – ORION SOUTH DIAMOND PROJECT RIO TINTO CANADA SAYS TEN CUTTER HOLE BULK SAMPLE PROGRAM NOW SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED RIO TINTO CANADA SAYS PROGRAM MET ITS OBJECTIVE OF IMPROVING CONFIDENCE IN THE DIAMOND GRADE OF THE PROJECT STAR DIAMOND HAS NOTIFIED RIO TINTO CANADA THAT COMPLETION OF A COMPREHENSIVE DIAMOND […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202114 Views

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