Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Indigenous

Cole Bay mayor redeemed

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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...

GDI names Order of Gabriel Dumont appointees

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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 one of...

New CSO for FDFN

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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 a ceremony held Tuesday (Jan....

New chief for ERFN

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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...

Mayor in court over conflict of interest

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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...

Anti-gang walk attracts 300-plus

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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...

Highway 903 washed out

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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 rise to unprecedented...

Young boxer rises in the ranks

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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...

$52-million for clean energy

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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 Bennett, minister of...

MP’s bill amended

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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.