Indigenous

Cole Bay mayor redeemed

by Phil Ambroziak “I look forward to continuing to serve the community of Cole Bay.” And that is exactly what Nadine Couillonneur plans to do now that her position as Cole Bay mayor has been confirmed in...

GDI names Order of Gabriel Dumont appointees

by Phil Ambroziak Glenn Lafleur has dedicated his life to bettering educational opportunities for Saskatchewan’s Métis people and his efforts have not gone unrecognized. The former Beauval resident is on...

New CSO for FDFN

by Phil Ambroziak Delbert Aubichon is ready to lay down the law. The 34-year-old Flying Dust First Nations member was officially sworn in as the reserve’s first-ever community safety officer (CSO) during...

New chief for ERFN

by Phil Ambroziak As far as they’re concerned, the Bernard family has made history. Jerry Bernard, the husband of Waterhen Lake First Nation chief Carol Bernard, was recently elected chief of his home co...

Mayor in court over conflict of interest

by Phil Ambroziak The future of Cole Bay’s municipal council is now in the hands of a provincial court judge. Judge Lloyd Stang is expected to deliver a verdict some time in early November following a t...

Anti-gang walk attracts 300-plus

by Phil Ambroziak If the people of Loon Lake, Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation and the RCMP didn’t already have local gang members seeing red, they certainly do now. More than 300 people took part in an or...

Highway 903 washed out

by Phil Ambroziak Travellers to and from Canoe Lake Cree First Nation these days need just that – a canoe. Highway 903 at Devil’s Creek is currently closed after heavy rains this past week caused the water to...

Young boxer rises in the ranks

by Terry Villeneuve Only 12 years old, but already a seasoned fighter, Jace Derocher of Meadow Lake recently won the biggest match of his young career. On June 15 Derocher competed in a Pro-Am boxing car...

$52-million for clean energy

by Terry Villeneuve Investing in infrastructure that promotes clean energy solutions is key to creating a strong low-carbon economy and sustainable future for Canadians. Yesterday (May 22), Carolyn Benne...

MP’s bill amended

by Phil Ambroziak National Indigenous Peoples Day will not become a statutory holiday any time soon, but that doesn’t mean Georgina Jolibois has given up on a cause near and dear to her heart. The Desnet...