Bryan Eneas

Corey O'Soup, the Saskatchewan Child and Youth Advocate, released his annual report on April 24, 2018.
Corey O'Soup, the Saskatchewan Child and Youth Advocate, released his annual report on April 24, 2018. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Child and Youth Advocate highlights successes and challenges in annual report

By Bryan Eneas
April 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

The 2018 Saskatchewan Youth Child Advocate report was released this week, highlighting some of the struggles and successes seen in the province over the past year.

Peter A. Beatty was recently re-elected as chief of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation.
Peter A. Beatty was recently re-elected as chief of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation. File photo/paNOW Staff

Peter A. Beatty re-elected as Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Chief

By Bryan Eneas
April 11, 2018 - 12:00pm

The incumbent candidate for Chief of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation has been re-elected.

Peter A. Beatty garnered nearly 1,800 votes in the final tally, roughly 650 ahead of Karen Bird, the next closest candidate.

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.
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 changes shared at information sessions

By Bryan Eneas
April 11, 2018 - 8:00am

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 a fine levied and the costs associated with a Husky Energy oil spill in 2016 is fair, based on the costs the company had to pay in clean-up efforts.
Prince Albert's mayor says a fine levied and the costs associated with a Husky Energy oil spill in 2016 is fair, based on the costs the company had to pay in clean-up efforts. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Mayor, Environmental Society react to charges against Husky Energy

By Bryan Eneas
March 27, 2018 - 5:00pm

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.
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

Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples visits Prince Albert

By Bryan Eneas
March 23, 2018 - 11:14am

Members of Canada’s Senate, as part of the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples visited the Gateway to the North this week.

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.
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

Senators visit Saskatchewan Penitentiary

By Bryan Eneas
March 22, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Senate's Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples is visiting communities across the prairies to learn more about what a nation-to-nation relationship would mean to First Nation and Métis people.

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