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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde addresses the UN LIVE – CBC

Dec 17, 2019 Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/afn-national-chief-perry-bellegarde-addresses-the-un-live-1.5382719

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2019132 Views

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$2.1 Million in CIF Funding will Support 137 Saskatchewan Programs

Communities will benefit from $2,177,971 from the Community Initiative Fund’s (CIF) October 1st deadline. These 137 Community Grant Program grants will contribute to the wellbeing of children and youth, families, and communities across Saskatchewan. These programs are crucial, as they provide opportunities for children and youth to gain knowledge, skills, and supports to develop positive […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 2019116 Views

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Saskatchewan Indigenous leader concerned over funding of child welfare – Preeceville Progress

December 11, 2019 SASKATOON — The head of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says Ottawa needs to provide money for First Nations who want to take over their own child welfare under new legislation. Chief Bobby Cameron says without reliable funding, changes to Indigenous child welfare that are coming in January will fail. A […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 2019125 Views

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It’s a call to action’: Survey shows Sask. and Man. take dimmer view of race relations than other Canadians – CBC

More than 3,000 people responded to national race relations survey Dec 10, 2019 Saskatchewan and Manitoba residents don’t seem as optimistic about race relations as people in other parts of Canada, according to a new survey by the Environics Institute. In the region of Manitoba-Saskatchewan, only 60 per cent of those surveyed said race relations […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2019129 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, 2019154 Views

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2019 Report–Volume 2: Provincial Auditor Examines Processes for Treating Patients at Risk of Suicide in Northwest Saskatchewan

REGINA, SK., December 5, 2019: In her 2019 Report – Volume 2, Chapter 24, Provincial Auditor of Saskatchewan, Judy Ferguson, highlights eight areas for the Saskatchewan Health Authority to improve its processes to treat patients at risk of suicide in northwest Saskatchewan. The audit found the following. Average suicide rate per 100,000 people in 2018: […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2019167 Views

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First Nations chiefs, councillors not eligible for jury duty in Saskatchewan – CTV

December 3, 2019 REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is making changes so chiefs and councillors of First Nations will no longer be eligible for jury duty. The province says the move ensures consistency, because elected municipal officials including city councillors and mayors are currently excluded from jury selection. The Ministry of Justice says the exclusion […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 2019131 Views

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Star Blanket Presentation at the 2019 Fall MNLA

It was a gratifying evening on November 23, 2019, when the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan presented three deserving individuals with Métis Star Blankets. The event took place at the MNLA’s Saturday banquet, held at Prairieland Park. Merelda Fiddler-Potter is a doctoral student at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy in Regina and one of this […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2019149 Views

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Quit fighting and bickering,’ Sask. chief says to feds, Sask., after northern suicides – CBC

‘It’s going to show the kids we know how to work together,’ Ronald Mitsuing says Nov 29, 2019 Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation Chief Ronald Mitsuing wants federal and provincial governments to work together to address a suicide crisis in northern Saskatchewan and he wants it quick. Mitsuing said he has trouble sleeping at night not […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2019130 Views

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Indigenous politician who admitted buying votes removed as Meadow Lake Tribal Council vice-chief – CBC

Larry Iron voted out as vice-chief following CBC iTeam story Nov 28, 2019 When Chief Elmer Campbell read about Indigenous politician Larry Iron admitting he was involved in a vote-buying scheme, Campbell decided to take action to protect the reputation of his community, the Buffalo River Dene Nation. In May, CBC broke the news that […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2019104 Views

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