Rally garners support

by Derek Cornet A call out to leaders to meet about the ongoing suicide crisis in northern Saskatchewan was responded to by three village mayors and a chief. In all, 250 community members, frontline worke...

Suicide crisis continues

by Derek Cornet The suicides of four young women in the Northwest this month have family and friends mourning their passing. In August, two members of the Birch Narrows Dene Nation ended their lives, as d...

Boarding school toppled

by Derek Cornet The last structure of the Ile-a-la Crosse boarding school fell to the ground Feb. 22 to no longer serve as a reminder of the village’s horrific past. “We as a community needed to take a st...

Survivors meet minister

by Derek Cornet It was a momentous occasion for survivors of the Ile-a-la Crosse boarding school Sept. 8 as they shared one of Canada’s darkest chapters with indigenous and northern affairs minister Carolyn ...

New fish plant breaks ground

by Derek Cornet The future of commercial fishing in northern Saskatchewan looks promising as the Ile-a-la Crosse Fish Company prepares to build a new processing plant. Shareholders gathered July 21 to cel...