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Plan made to avoid repeat of Phoenix Sinclair tragedy – Portage Daily Graphic

January 28, 2015 Family services minister Kerri Irvin-Ross said the province will increase funding for family supports by 60% as part of its plan to implement recommendations from a report spurred by the death of Phoenix Sinclair. Irvin-Ross laid out the province’s plan to address the 62 recommendations made by Commissioner Ted Hughes after a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2015594 Views

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Police seek information on black rugs found with Monica Burns’ body – CTV

January 28, 2015 Police say they are looking for information about two large black area rugs that were found with the body of a dead woman in northern Saskatchewan. Monica Burns, who was 28, was found on a snowmobile trail north of Prince Albert on Jan. 17. RCMP say Burns, a member of the Sturgeon […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2015545 Views

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Recruitment fair aimed at attracting more Aboriginal Peoples to … – CBC

Jan 28, 2015 Saskatoon Police holding aboriginal recruitment fair Recruitment fair aimed at attracting more Aboriginal Peoples to policing careers The numbers are already solid. But Saskatoon Police say they could be better. One in 10 police officers in the city is aboriginal. Chief Clive Weighill is proud of how the force reflects that element of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2015469 Views

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First Nations vote could be a game-changer – Regina Leader-Post

January 28, 2015 A looming federal election has grassroots organizations urging aboriginal people to vote. Such groups believe this segment of the population has the numbers to sway ridings in their favour if they opt to vote as a bloc. However, in past federal and provincial elections there has been very low voter turnout among […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 2015503 Views

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Aboriginal Recruitment Event

January 27, 2015 As part of ongoing efforts to diversify it’s workforce and reflect the culture of the community it represents the Saskatoon Police Service will be hosting an Aboriginal recruitment event later this week. More than 60 people have already registered to attend the workshop, which will include a panel question and answer period. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 20159507 Views

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Suspected murder victim Monica Burns honoured in walk – CBC

Small party treks from Saskatoon to Prince Albert Jan 27, 2015 The memory of his dead sister Monica Burns propels Pernell Ballantyne on his quiet walk along Highway 11 from Saskatoon to Prince Albert. Burns’ body was found on a snowmobile trail near Prince Albert earlier this month, and is now the subject of a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 2015593 Views

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Trade bans hurt Inuit and do nothing to save polar bears: study

January 27, 2015 Polar bears may be an example of an emerging problem: the use of trade bans instead of concrete action against non-trade threats such as climate change, according to a new study co-written by University of Saskatchewan wildlife researcher Doug Clark. Clark, School of Environment and Sustainability Centennial Chair at the U of S, explains one consequence of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 2015732 Views

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Felix Thomas, chief of the Saskatoon Tribal Council, says racism prevalent – CBC

Jan 27, 2015 A warning to readers, this story contains language that may be offensive The Chief of the Saskatoon Tribal Council believes the mayor’s view on the problems with racism in the city is overly optimistic. Chief Felix Thomas told CBC Radio’s Saskatoon Morning that racism is a big problem in Saskatoon. Thomas said minimizing […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 2015922 Views

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Copper Thunderbird: The Art of Norval Morrisseau February 5 – April 10, 2015

Copper Thunderbird: The Art & Life of Norval Morrisseau Symposium Schedule February 6th 2015 1:00 – 4:15 PM Student Commons Area FNUniv Regina Campus Our symposium will focus on Morrisseau’s life, artwork and career from the varied perspectives of our panelists who – as collectors, curators, authors, academics, and/or artists – cover a wide spectrum […]

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 2015807 Views

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‘We can’t be satisfied with not as bad,’ says FineDay – Regina Leader-Post

January 27, 2015 Robert Innes grew up in Winnipeg before making his way to Saskatoon. He knows both cities have a racism problem. Innes read the recent Maclean’s magazine story that declared Winnipeg the most racist city in Canada, and he heard Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison’s comments that “we’re eons ahead of where Winnipeg is.” […]

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 2015574 Views

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