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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.

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