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Steady Job Growth For 18 Consecutive Months

February 7, 2020 Job growth continues to remain strong and steady in Saskatchewan, according to Statistics Canada data released today. January 2020 saw an increase of 3,900 jobs over last January. There were 571,700 people employed in January 2020. There were 463,100 people employed full-time, which is an increase of 4,900 from January 2019. “Saskatchewan […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 2020109 Views

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Politics – Headway made on First Nations relations – Yorkton This Week

February 6, 2020 The perception by others in this country that Saskatchewan is a racist province has become tiring. Yes, we have our problems. One could argue they likely aren’t that much different than the problems anywhere in this country — especially, in provinces with larger urban centres where close quarters in the inner cities […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 202067 Views

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SK Government: Premier Announces New Committee To Evaluate Pipeline Projects

February 4, 2020 Today, Premier Scott Moe announced the establishment of the Pipeline Projects Assessment Committee (PPAC), a cabinet committee focused on evaluating potential pipeline projects in Saskatchewan. PPAC is a cabinet committee formed to review and assess the viability of pipeline projects in Saskatchewan and possible government involvement in investing, stimulating, or generally advancing […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202072 Views

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Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project February 4, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision today on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal government must ensure that First Nations’ […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2020106 Views

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Statement by the Métis Nation – Saskatchewan with regard to a Statement made by Clement Chartier on January 24, 2020

On January 24, 2020, Mr. Clement Chartier released a statement regarding an ongoing legal proceeding related to his involvement with the 2019 Durocher v Canada case. The matter in question is before the appropriate legal forum and the Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (MNS) wishes to allow this forum to determine the outcome of the matter, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202085 Views

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She is my hero:’ Banquet celebrates 2019 Citizen of the Year – Prince Albert Daily Herald

“The greatest power that you carry in this community is the power of influence.” – Janet Carriere Janet Carriere has experienced marginalization. It’s one of the many reasons that she’ll stand behind a podium, like on Saturday night, and tell a crowd to question their judgments. “As a child I never knew that there were […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 2020100 Views

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Reconciliation can’t happen without reclamation of land, argues Max FineDay – CBC

‘In our rush to reconciliation, so often we turn away from truth,’ says the young Indigenous leader Jan 20, 2020 Max FineDay is not yet 30 years old, but he’s making his mark as he travels across the country talking about reconciliation to Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. He’s a nêhiyaw napew from the Sweetgrass First […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202086 Views

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Historic Tri-Council Meeting between MNO, MNA and MN-S

A historic, three-day meeting between the Métis Nation of Ontario, Métis Nation of Alberta and our Métis Nation-Saskatchewan was held this week (January 14th – 16th) in Edmonton.  It marked the first time representatives of the three governments have come together since signing Métis Government Recognition and Self-Government Agreements with the federal government last June. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202086 Views

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SK Government: 48 Communities To Benefit From Traffic Safety Fund Grants

January 9, 2020Traffic safety projects in 48 communities across Saskatchewan have been approved for funding from the proceeds of photo speed enforcement (PSE). The PSE committee has awarded the second round of Provincial Traffic Safety Fund grants, providing a total of $500,000 to improve safety in Saskatchewan.  These include intersection and crosswalk improvements, speed display […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 202099 Views

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MOU between MN-S and Saskatchewan Government

Food harvesting is an integral element of Métis culture and an affirmation of who we are.  Before closing out the calendar year, the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan and the Government of Saskatchewan reaffirmed the commitment to work together to determine, recognize and respect Métis food harvesting rights.  The MOU signing on December 18, 2019, is to pursue […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 2019146 Views

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