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Northern Roots Important to Summer Law Students in La Ronge – Government of Saskatchewan

Indigenous law students and new lawyers are bringing northern insight back home to work in the La Ronge Prosecutions Office. One of the summer law students returning to the north is Jodi Hancheroff. A proud Woodlands Cree woman born and raised on Treaty 6 Territory La Ronge, she was driven to practise law having witnessed […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202115 Views

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Canada pledges support for revitalization of Indigenous laws in Saskatoon – The Lawyers Daily

July 09, 2021 On July 8, Canada announced its support for the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) with its project “to revitalize Indigenous laws across First Nation communities.” According to a government release, supporting this initiative “aligns with the government of Canada’s response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Call to Action 50.” […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 202134 Views

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Revitalization of Indigenous laws in Saskatoon a priority for the Government of Canada

July 8, 2021 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Department of Justice Canada The Government of Canada is committed to walking the shared path of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and remains focused on renewing this relationship. This includes protecting Indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination, supporting the revitalization of Indigenous legal systems and traditions, as well as acknowledging […]

by pmnationtalk on July 8, 2021110 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Challenges Premier’s Understanding Of Law

INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION CHALLENGES PREMIER’S UNDERSTANDING OF LAW April 10, 2020 By Alexandria Winterburn, Member-at-large and Brooks Arcand-Paul, Vice President Premier Brian Pallister’s response to the proposed federal legislation on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“UN Declaration”) implies Premier Pallister has a callow and concerning understanding of Aboriginal and Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on April 14, 2020463 Views

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Provincial Court Judge Appointed In Saskatoon

January 31, 2020 The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the appointment of Lua Gibb as a judge to the Provincial Court in Saskatoon. “It’s an honour to appoint Ms. Gibb, a member of the Onion Lake Cree Nation, to the position of judge in our Provincial Court,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Don […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2020239 Views

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Sask. homicide rates among highest in Canada: StatsCan – CTV News

December 2, 2019 REGINA — Saskatchewan has the second highest homicide rate in the country according to a new report by Statistics Canada. The report is based on police-reported homicides in 2018. Last year, Saskatchewan saw the highest rate of firearm-related homicides in the country with 1.03 per 100,000. This is up from 0.87 per […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 2019273 Views

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SK Government: Government Signs Historic MOU With First Nations Toward Enforcing Laws

October 18, 2019 The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Muskoday First Nation and Whitecap Dakota First Nation to address longstanding issues with the enforcement of First Nations’ laws. As part of the MOU, a task group will consider ways First Nation laws enacted under First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2019223 Views

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Saskatoon employer handbook aims to boost Indigenous engagement – Globalnews.ca

August 27, 2019 A new handbook crafted by the public and private sectors is designed to help Saskatoon employers attract and retain Indigenous employees. The Indigenous Engagement Employer Handbook includes topics like “lessons learned in Indigenous hiring” and “changing your workplace culture.” Companies including Nutrien, K+S Potash and Kelly Panteluk Construction Ltd. contributed to the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2019253 Views

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Creators of novel Gladue database hope it becomes widely used after free access – The Lawyer’s Daily

July 08, 2019 A database for researching Gladue principles in Saskatchewan is now free and open to all, and those behind the first-of-its-kind initiative are hoping such a thing will catch on in other jurisdictions. In what started May 2018 as a subscription-based online resource, the Gladue Rights Research Database now has open access through […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 2019286 Views

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Local Indigenous lawyer honoured with appointment from province – battlefordsNOW

An accomplished Battlefords area Indigenous lawyer was recently recognized with a Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) designation for her work in contributing to the legal profession as well as to public service. Eleanore Sunchild is one of 18 lawyers in the province to be honoured with the title in the province’s announcement Dec. 18. Sunchild, from Thunderchild […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 2018288 Views

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