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FSIN: Oliver Cameron Devoted his Life to Betterment of First Nations People

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nation’s Executive, Elders, Veterans, Staff and Senate extend their condolences to the family of Oliver Cameron, who passed away suddenly on March 29. Cameron, best known as OC throughout the territories, was born on November 17, 1944 on the Beardy’s & Okemasis First Nation. He grew up on Beardy’s and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201718 Views

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NUPGE: Saskatchewan government not listening to northerners

“If government has any respect for northerners’ right to make choices about northern education, this is the time to show it. Imposing decisions that run contrary to the needs of local people is not a responsible way forward.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President Regina (29 March 2017) — The government of Saskatchewan continues to ignore […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201723 Views

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Saskatchewan budget makes life harder, more expensive, more isolated for rural people, says NFU

(Saskatoon, March 24, 2017) – “The government of Saskatchewan’s 2017 budget will make life more difficult for farmers and other rural residents while giving corporations and the extractive industries unnecessary tax breaks,” said Cam Goff, Hanley-area farmer and National Farmers Union 2nd Vice President. “With just over a million people in a province that is […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201711 Views

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Prime Minister announces support for high-quality, affordable child care across the country

March 29, 2017 Canadians deserve the opportunity to raise their families the way they want, but far too many do not have access to the high-quality, affordable child care they need. With increased support for early learning and child care, more Canadian parents can pursue new opportunities to work and learn, and build a better […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201722 Views

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Premier Brad Wall invites Calgary energy companies to relocate to Saskatchewan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 By Dan Healing THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is taking a turf war with Alberta to its economic heart, inviting energy companies based in Calgary to move their headquarters to his province. In a letter to Whitecap Resources (TSX:WCP) dated Monday, Wall offers to subsidize relocation […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201721 Views

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Tourism versus environment: Development in Rocky Mountain national parks – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 10:50 Parks Canada is proposing an $86-million bike trail in Jasper National Park that would run from the Jasper townsite to the Columbia Icefields. The agency says it’s an opportunity to expand visitor experiences and bring new people to the parks. Environmental groups call it another chip off the park’s environmental […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201714 Views

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Itinerary for Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Wednesday, March 29, 2017: Winnipeg, Manitoba 10:45 a.m. The Prime Minister will highlight Budget 2017 investments in child care. A media availability will follow. South Y 5 Fermor Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba Notes for media: Media should arrive no later than 10:15 a.m. Open coverage for visit of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201721 Views

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Saskatchewan finance minister says diapers mistakenly included in PST change – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 28, 2017 REGINA _ Saskatchewan Finance Minister Kevin Doherty says the province will not be taxing diapers. In the budget released last week, the government added provincial sales tax to things that were previously exempt such as children’s clothing and footwear. An information notice that followed said cloth and disposable diapers were […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201715 Views

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Beardy’s & Okemasis names former councillor Roy Petit as new chief – MBC

28 March 2017 There’s a changing of the guard on Beardy’s & Okemasis First Nation, after former councillor Roy Petit was announced as the Duck Lake area’s new chief on the weekend. Former chief Rick Gamble was not in the running, and Petit was up against Candace Scott, Brian Seeseequasis, Brian Littlepine, and Remonda Gardipy. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201723 Views

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Despite increased federal funding, it will take a long time before drastic improvement seen in Sask. First Nations: Cameron – StarPhoenix

First Nations across the country received millions of dollars in new money in the federal budget released Wednesday. Bobby Cameron, Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, talked to reporters Thursday about what that budget — and the tight provincial budget also released on Wednesday — mean for Saskatchewan First Nations. $3.4 billion more […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201728 Views

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