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The Government of Canada and Wanuskewin Collaborate to Bring Back the Bison

From: Parks Canada Plains Bison from Grasslands National Park make their debut at Wanuskewin January 17, 2020 Wanuskewin, SK Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada places represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell the stories of who we are, including the histories, cultures and contributions of Indigenous peoples. As a recognized leader […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 2020158 Views

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Media advisory – Parks Canada, in partnership with Wanuskewin, to make an important announcement on Plains bison conservation

From: Parks Canada Media advisory January 15, 2020 Wanuskewin and Parks Canada will make a major announcement regarding Plains bison from Grasslands National Park. Wanuskewin is a national historic site on the northern edge of Saskatoon that celebrates Northern Plains Indigenous cultures through permanent exhibits, interpretive programming, culinary experiences, visual and performing arts. It works […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2020175 Views

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CNSC amends Cameco Corporation’s Beaverlodge waste facility operating licence

From: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission December 19, 2019 – Ottawa Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced its decision to amend the waste facility operating licence held by Cameco Corporation (Cameco) for its decommissioned Beaverlodge mine and mill site located near Uranium City, Saskatchewan. The decision follows a public hearing held on October 2, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 2019192 Views

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GDI: Call for Board Member – Western Region III

The Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research (GDI) invites applications for the following: Dec 16, 2019 MEMBER, GDI BOARD OF GOVERNORS WESTERN REGION III (Regina, Moose Jaw, Assiniboia, Swift Current, Maple Creek areas) Overview: The GDI Board of Governors has representation from each of the 12 Métis Nation—Saskatchewan (MNS) Regions. The MNS […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2019203 Views

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Sask. First Nation fears wildlife, groundwater contaminated by 1.5 million litres of oil released in CP train crash – CTV News

December 17, 2019 SASKATOON — Kawacatoose First Nation’s chief is speaking out over concerns about potential environmental damage resulting from last week’s fiery Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) train derailment near Lanigan. A CP train derailed and caught fire Dec. 9, releasing 1.5 million litres of crude oil either the ground or into the air according […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2019194 Views

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SK Government: Public Feedback Requested On Draft Woodland Caribou Range Plan

December 10, 2019 The Government of Saskatchewan is asking for public feedback on a draft range plan for woodland caribou in the western portion of the province’s Boreal Plain. Range plans identify objectives, measures, tools and targets to manage woodland caribou habitat to support healthy populations, along with several management actions and approaches.  This is […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2019197 Views

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Teenager from Mistawasis Nehiyawak wins climate change essay contest – APTN

December 5, 2019 Mariah Pechawis from Mistawasis Nehiyawak in Saskatchewan is on her way to the United Nations climate change conference in Spain. This after the 17 year old wrote an award winning essay about climate change. [email protected] Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/12/05/teenager-from-mistawasis-nehiyawak-wins-climate-change-essay-contest/

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 2019152 Views

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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, 2019158 Views

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SaskWater And Meadow Lake Sign Off On Partnership

November 28, 2019 The City of Meadow Lake has kicked off a new era in water services with the finalization of its partnership with SaskWater. SaskWater and the City of Meadow Lake have signed a water supply agreement that includes the sale of the city’s water treatment plant to the Crown corporation. With the addition […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2019126 Views

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Researcher heads to Saskatchewan community to study climate change – APTN News

November 26, 2019 A researcher with the David Suzuki Foundation was in one of the oldest settlements in Saskatchewan to track the effects of climate change on the community and found that there are many issues facing people there. Priscilla Settee is in Cumberland House, 506 kilometres northeast of Regina, a mainly Cree and Métis […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201999 Views

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