Federal Politics

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron says he has invited Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to attend the FSIN assembly, where he hopes chiefs from Saskatchewan can share their concerns.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron says he has invited Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to attend the FSIN assembly, where he hopes chiefs from Saskatchewan can share their concerns. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

FSIN calls for Prime Minister to dedicate more time to Sask. chiefs following leaked video

By Bryan Eneas
September 17, 2018 - 12:00pm

Following an online video of a meeting last week in which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen berating First Nations chiefs from across Saskatchewan for their time management, the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) is calling for him to do better.

Savannah Deschênes, the wife of late New Brunswick Cst. Frank Deschênes, poses for a photo with RCMP members, after meeting the colt named after her husband on Sept. 9, 2018.
Savannah Deschênes, the wife of late New Brunswick Cst. Frank Deschênes, poses for a photo with RCMP members, after meeting the colt named after her husband on Sept. 9, 2018. Jessie Anton/980 CJME

Fallen RCMP officer has Musical Ride colt named in his honour

By 980 CJME
September 10, 2018 - 6:34am

The RCMP honoured its fallen members with a national parade and memorial service Sunday in Regina.

Among them was New Brunswick Cst. Frank Deschênes, who was hit and killed by a vehicle last September while helping change a flat tire on the side of the highway near Memramcook, N.B.

Policies are being drafted to prohibit the consumption of cannabis on the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses.
Policies are being drafted to prohibit the consumption of cannabis on the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses. File photo/ northeastNOW Staff

U of S and Sask Polytech plan to ban legal cannabis on campus

By Teena Monteleone
August 22, 2018 - 10:00am

Both the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are drafting policies regarding the use of recreational marijuana on campus. 

The federal government and the Athabasca Health Authority are taking part in discussions about resources needed to address concerns raised by Fond du Lac's chief last week.
The federal government and the Athabasca Health Authority are taking part in discussions about resources needed to address concerns raised by Fond du Lac's chief last week. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Discussions underway between Gov’t, Athabasca Health Authority

By Bryan Eneas
August 20, 2018 - 12:00pm

In response to a request for help from the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, the federal government has stated discussions are currently

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