Saskatchewan

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said the only person who can sit down and engage in meaningful discussion with Indigenous people about citizenship and membership issues is Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said the only person who can sit down and engage in meaningful discussion with Indigenous people about citizenship and membership issues is Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Indigenous registry, citizenship and membership to be addressed

By Bryan Eneas
November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm

On Oct. 31 Carolyn Bennett, the federal minister for Indigenous-Crown relations sent a letter to various Indigenous communities outlining the start of a new consultation process.

Prince Albert - Carlton MLA Joe Hargrave apologized for remarks he made during question period on Oct. 31.
Prince Albert - Carlton MLA Joe Hargrave apologized for remarks he made during question period on Oct. 31. file photo/paNOW Staff

MLA apologizes for remarks during question period

By Bryan Eneas
November 2, 2017 - 8:17am Updated: November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm

Remarks made in the Oct. 31 question period by Prince Albert – Carlton MLA Joe Hargrave, the former minister of the Saskatchewan Transport Company, has drawn the criticism from the NDP.

Timberwolf tracks were spotted around noon Tuesday afternoon near the Timber Bay hamlet office.
Timberwolf tracks were spotted around noon Tuesday afternoon near the Timber Bay hamlet office. submitted photo/Samara Bird

Wolf sighting spooks northern community

By Nigel Maxwell
November 1, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: November 1, 2017 - 10:45pm

The small community of Timber Bay is on high alert after a wolf sighting this week.

Fresh timberwolf tracks were spotted Tuesday afternoon in Timber Bay near the hamlet office.

The timing of the sighting was especially alarming with children going out trick or treating.

A grain pile and the remains of a farm building burn just south of Burstall, Sask. on Oct. 18, 2017.
A grain pile and the remains of a farm building burn just south of Burstall, Sask. on Oct. 18, 2017. Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff

Ranchers not getting provincial help on wildfire costs: SARM

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
October 31, 2017 - 5:55pm

The organization representing Saskatchewan’s rural municipalities is challenging the province to do more to help those affected by Oct. 17 wildfires near Burstall, Empress and Tompkins.

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