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CIF Approves $3.3 Million in Funding in Support of 324 Projects

Saskatchewan communities will benefit from 324 grants totaling $3,369,832 from the Community Initiatives Fund’s (CIF) February 1st and April 1st deadlines. These grants will contribute to the wellbeing of 118 communities across Saskatchewan. Through its Community Grant Program’s April 1st deadline, CIF approved $2,719,073 in support of 125 grants, for programs that contribute to the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202230 Views

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First Nations Bank of Canada Welcomes New Board Members

Saskatoon, SK – First Nations Bank of Canada (FNBC) announced the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on April 6, 2022: Perry Bellegarde, former Chief of Little Black Bear First Nation and two-time National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Rod Hick, President and CEO […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 2022104 Views

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The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Responds to 2022-23 ­­­­­­Federal Budget

April 08, 2022 Regina, SK – The Government of Canada’s 2022-23 Budget, which was released yesterday, contains several important items for Saskatchewan businesses. This year’s budget did not introduce any COVID-19 support programs; coupling this with the strengthening of Canada’s economy has dropped the deficit from past projections, with the 2022-23 deficit estimated at $52.8 billion. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202260 Views

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Saskatchewan budget sees more money for First Nation, Métis issues – APTN News

Mar 26, 2022 First Nations and Métis Peoples in Saskatchewan are getting a 20 per cent boost in cash from the province according to the latest provincial budget. According to the numbers, the yearly budget for First Nations and Métis initiatives will be $233 million. The money will be spread out over gaming, duty to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 202240 Views

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SK Government: $233 Million for First Nations and Métis Communities

March 23, 2022 The 2022-23 provincial budget sees a continued investment in First Nations and Métis communities across Saskatchewan. Targeted funding of $233.2 million will be provided for First Nations and Métis people and organizations, representing an increase of more than 20 per cent from last year’s budget. “The Government of Saskatchewan is committed to working with […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202240 Views

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New Indigenous Community Infrastructure Initiative financing to support Kahkewistahaw Landing Infrastructure

A strong commitment towards the socio-economic development and Indigenous placemaking in Saskatoon SASKATOON – The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has achieved financial close on a $15.4 million loan to Kahkewistahaw Business Landing Limited Partnership, wholly owned by Kahkewistahaw First Nation (KFN). The CIB’s investment will accelerate the Kahkewistahaw Landing Infrastructure urban reserve project. The long-term […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 202267 Views

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Métis Nation–Saskatchewan Calls for Action with Direct Support to Community Organizations

December 17, 2021 — Saskatchewan – Winter is a special time for many in Saskatchewan, but it can also be a very trying period. Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) sees the need for a community response to alleviate hardships elevated by the COVID-19 pandemic right now and is responding accordingly. The MN–S Ministry of Health is donating […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202189 Views

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Federal Budget 2021: New funding can’t come soon enough to address First Nations opioid and methamphetamine crisis.

Federal Budget 2021: New funding can’t come soon enough to address First Nations opioid and methamphetamine crisis. Chatham-Kent, ON (April 26, 2021) Thunderbird Partnership Foundation says details from last week’s 2021 federal budget can’t come soon enough for First Nations communities and treatment centres to address substance use, addictions and mental health issues compounded by […]

by alnationtalk on April 26, 2021263 Views

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$2.1 Million in CIF Funding will Support 130 Saskatchewan Programs

From the Community Initiatives Fund’s (CIF) October 1st deadline, $2,192,079 in funding will support 130 grants through its Community Grant Program. These community programs will contribute to the wellbeing of an estimated 93,206 participants across 47 communities in Saskatchewan. For the health and safety of all, programs are to adhere to current provincial public health […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2020185 Views

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Métis Nation-Saskatchewan Announces New COVID-19 Supports

December 10, 2020 – The Métis Nation Government of Saskatchewan has announced emergency COVID-19 supports available to Métis communities and citizens in need. The Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) has developed these supports in partnership with provincial and federal governments, the Saskatchewan Health Authority and other stakeholders to support our citizens. MN–S designed these supports to complement […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 2020185 Views

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