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Information about COVID-19 at Willow Cree Healing Lodge

From: Correctional Service Canada December 31, 2020 – Duck Lake, Saskatchewan – Correctional Service Canada Correctional Service Canada (CSC) advises that there is currently one resident who has tested positive for COVID-19 at Willow Cree Healing Lodge (WCHL) in Saskatchewan, as well as two people who work at WCHL. The institution’s routine has been modified […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 202118 Views

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RCMP find no evidence of crime after police surround home on Sask. First Nation – CTV News

SASKATOON — After executing a search warrant at a rural home on the Sturgeon Lake First Nation Sunday, on Monday Saskatchewan RCMP said there was no evidence of a crime being committed despite emergency calls to police. On Sunday at around 4:30 p.m., Prince Albert RCMP said it received a report of someone uttering threats […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 202036 Views

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Jason Stonechild named FSIN’s new Director of Justice – paNOW

Prince Albert’s former deputy police chief has a new job. The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) Executive has announced Jason Stonechild as their new Director of Justice and the Special Investigations Unit. Stonechild told paNOW he was very interested in pursuing discussion around self-administered Indigenous police services. “There are examples across Canada that are […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202021 Views

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SK Government: Intake For Community MMIWG Projects Extended

January 15, 2021 Today, First Nations, Métis and Northern Affairs Minister Don McMorris announced that an additional $100,000 would be made available for projects that address inter-personal violence and raise awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).  This is in addition to the $300,000 announced in June. “The Government of Saskatchewan is […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202075 Views

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Independent external investigation requested following death of 44-year-old female arrested on December 5

On Saturday, December 5, 2020 at approximately 3:20 p.m., Kamsack RCMP arrested, without incident, a 44-year-old female at a residence on the Cote First Nation in relation to an ongoing investigation. On Sunday, December 6, 2020 at approximately 9:30 a.m., an ambulance was called to the Kamsack RCMP Detachment as the female required medical attention. Shortly before 9:50 a.m., the ambulance arrived and transported the female to Kamsack […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 202025 Views

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CAP: Feds Must Act, Stop Prisoners Dying from COVID-19 Outbreaks

Dec 3rd, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) –The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) calls on Federal Justice Minister David Lametti, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair, Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller, and Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett to immediately intervene in the fight for survival by indigenous people in Saskatoon Correctional facility. “Our people are now facing a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 2020121 Views

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Government Launches Powerful Public Awareness Campaign During Violence Prevention Week

November 27, 2020 The Government of Saskatchewan is introducing a new public awareness campaign to address interpersonal violence and abuse.  The campaign is the result of a partnership between the ministries of Justice and Attorney General and Corrections, Policing and Public Safety, along with the Status of Women Office. The theme of the campaign, Excuses […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202035 Views

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Betty Ann Adam: The Neil Stonechild case, decades later – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

In the years since I wrote these reflections on police treatment of Indigenous men, we’ve seen signs of progress, but also ongoing disheartening injustices. Betty Ann Adam worked as a reporter with The StarPhoenix for nearly three decades and covered the Stonechild inquiry. On the 30th anniversary of Stonechild’s death, Adam has written an epilogue […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202028 Views

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Shellbrook RCMP investigate homicide on Mistawasis First Nation

On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, just before 9 p.m., Shellbrook RCMP received a call to assist local EMS with an unconscious adult male located outside of a residence on the Mistawasis First Nation in Saskatchewan. The adult male was pronounced deceased on scene by EMS. Police secured the scene and requested additional resources from the Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202032 Views

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Saskatchewan RCMP is partnering with Métis Nation – Saskatchewan to raise the Métis Nation flag on Louis Riel Day in Regina and Saskatoon

Saskatchewan RCMP and Métis Nation – Saskatchewan worked together to organize ceremonies to raise the Métis Nation flag simultaneously in front of Saskatchewan RCMP Headquarters in Regina and the Saskatoon RCMP Building in Saskatoon on Louis Riel Day. At 8 a.m. sharp this morning, right in the heart of the Saskatchewan RCMP’s operations, Saskatchewan RCMP officers raised […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202062 Views

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