Child and family workers from around Prince Albert gathered April 10 to learn about recent changes to Jordan's Principle, which now has a wider federal mandate following a 2016 Human Rights Tribunal ruling.Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff
Jordan's Principle is a federal mandate designed to ensure Indigenous children in the care system, both on and off reserve, receive the same level of care, regardless of their federal, provincial, territorial or departmental jurisdiction.
Prince Albert’s mayor says the fines against Husky are fair, while a provincial environmental group is calling for better pipeline regulation from the company responsible for spilling oil into the North Saskatchewan River.
Sask. Sen. Lillian Dyck, the chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples, said her committee is working to find out what a nation-to-nation relationship looks like for Indigenous people ahead of the federal government's plans around the recognition and implementation of inherent rights, something Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced earlier this year.Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff
Sen. Dan Christmas said the visit to the Saskatchewan Penitentiary was a heartbreaking experience, and one which he will take back to Ottawa to try and address through his work. Submitted photo/Senate of Canada