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Saskatchewan Amber Alert suspect in custody, facing murder charge – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 20, 2015 CREIGHTON, Sask. _ A charge of first-degree murder has been laid against a man arrested after the fatal shooting of a teenage boy and the abduction of his girlfriend in northern Saskatchewan. Police say Jonas Budd, 43, surrendered late Thursday evening in Sturgeon Landing, Sask., close to the Manitoba boundary. […]

by NationTalk on February 20, 2015654 Views

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Saskatchewan reserve where 2 children died in house fire had – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 19, 2015 LOON LAKE, Sask. _ A Saskatchewan reserve where two children were killed in a blaze that didn’t get a response from firefighters has a working fire truck but no proper equipment or a crew trained to use it. While the house burned early Tuesday, the truck sat in the snow […]

by NationTalk on February 20, 2015605 Views

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Saskatchewan RCMP say they’ve found man wanted in suspected homicide, abduction – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 19, 2015 CREIGHTON, Sask. _ Police say they have found a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man and the abduction of a 17-year-old girl in northern Saskatchewan. RCMP Sgt. Craig Cleary says that officers located Jonas Budd, after an extensive search, at a home in Sturgeon Landing close to the […]

by NationTalk on February 20, 2015630 Views

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Blaine Wiggins, Aboriginal Firefighters Association exec. director, says fire codes needed… – CBC

Blaine Wiggins, Aboriginal Firefighters Association exec. director, says fire codes needed on First Nations eb 19, 2015 Focus on fire prevention, building codes and data collection essential The executive director of the Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada says that fire prevention needs to be the focus in order to stop tragedies like the fatal blaze […]

by NationTalk on February 20, 2015603 Views

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FSIN holds meeting before national round table on violence against Indigenous women – CBC

Feb 19, 2015 Indigenous Women Roundtable brainstorms solutions ahead of Ottawa roundtable next week The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations held a meeting Thursday to try to brainstorm solutions for reducing violence against Aboriginal women. The meeting, held in Saskatoon at the Indian and Métis Friendship Centre, comes before an Assembly of First Nations national round […]

by NationTalk on February 20, 2015572 Views

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Tensions high over response to fatal fire – StarPhoenix

February 19, 2015 Two small children are dead and tensions between two northern communities are at a boiling point. Volunteer firefighters did not respond to a blaze on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation that killed two-yearold Harley and 18-month-old Haley Cheenanow. Family members of the two toddlers want to know why. “It’s a terrible thing,” […]

by NationTalk on February 20, 2015562 Views

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Star – Orion South Diamond Project Large Diameter Drilling Program To Commence

February 19, 2015 George H. Read, P. Geo., Senior Vice President Exploration and Development of Shore Gold Inc. (“Shore” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Shore will commence a large diameter drilling (“LDD”) program consisting of up to twelve 24 inch holes on the Orion South Kimberlite. This LDD program aims to estimate […]

by NationTalk on February 20, 2015931 Views

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Two First Nation toddlers perish in burning house after non-aboriginal fire department declines to respond – National Post

February 19, 2015 SASKATOON — Tensions between two northern communities in Saskatchewan are high after volunteer firefighters did not respond to a blaze on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation that killed two small children. Family members of two-year-old Harley and 18-month-old Haley Cheenanow want to know why they were left to die in a burning […]

by NationTalk on February 19, 2015604 Views

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Lac La Ronge chief sleeps outside to combat homelessness – CBC

Feb 14, 2015 Chief Tammy Cook-Searson is spending the cold night outdoors to raise funds for an outreach program Tammy Cook-Searson, chief of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band, is spending a cold night outdoors. From 2 p.m. CST on Saturday to 8 a.m. on Sunday, the chief is going to brave the elements for a fundraising campaign […]

by NationTalk on February 19, 2015576 Views

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4th Annual Our Dreams Matter Too Walk on June 11, 2015

On June 11, give First Nations children the same chance to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of their cultures. Our Dreams Matter Too is a walk and letter writing event supporting culturally based equity for First Nations children. There were more than 31 Our Dreams Matter […]

by NationTalk on February 19, 2015791 Views

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