Saskatchewan

John Hanikenne, the president of the Saskatchewan chapter of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, is calling out the national organization he represents after seeing a recent interview with the national chief.
John Hanikenne, the president of the Saskatchewan chapter of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, is calling out the national organization he represents after seeing a recent interview with the national chief. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Regional president calls out Congress of Aboriginal Peoples after chief fails to prove heritage

By Bryan Eneas
January 4, 2018 - 5:11pm

local leader from one of five national organizations lobbying on behalf of Indigenous and Métis people is questioning his own organization after the organization's chief claimed it was unnecessary to discuss his Indigenous ancestry in a recent interview.

Chief Poundmaker, as seen in the trailer for Civilization VI: Rise and Fall.
Chief Poundmaker, as seen in the trailer for Civilization VI: Rise and Fall. submitted photo/Take-Two Interactive Software

Poundmaker, Plains Cree to be featured in popular video game

By Taylor MacPherson
January 3, 2018 - 5:00pm

Canada’s Plains Cree and Chief Poundmaker have been included in the newest edition of the popular Civilization video game series, but one elected official from the Poundmaker Cree Nation is calling it cultural appropriation.

Marijuana consumption among animals could increase after legalization, according to the Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association, but legalization may have positive effects as well.
Marijuana consumption among animals could increase after legalization, according to the Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association, but legalization may have positive effects as well. file photo/paNOW Staff

Keep your pot away from Spot: Sask. vets

By Taylor MacPherson
January 3, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association (SVMA) is cautioning cannabis users to keep their pot away from pets, but said treating animals could actually become easier after the drug becomes legal.

Representation of Misty Ventures, Xtreme Mining & Demolition Inc., and Hamilton Construction Corp. pose for a picture following the formal acquisition of Xtreme Mining & Drilling.
Representation of Misty Ventures, Xtreme Mining & Demolition Inc., and Hamilton Construction Corp. pose for a picture following the formal acquisition of Xtreme Mining & Drilling. submitted photo/Robert Daniels

Misty Ventures makes new acquisition

By Bryan Eneas
December 22, 2017 - 5:05pm

The community of Mistawasis is taking economic development seriously.

In the last few years alone Misty Ventures, the business and economic development engine of the community, has acquired or created six companies.

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