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...

Vidal named federal candidate

by Phil Ambroziak Gary Vidal is one step closer to occupying a seat on Parliament Hill. Following a week of voting at various locations throughout the Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River riding including...

Jolibois to seek re-election

by Phil Ambroziak Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois is looking to continue what she’s started at Parliament Hill and within her riding following next year’s federal election. “...

Legion celebrates renovations

by Phil Ambroziak The Royal Canadian Legion may have been founded in 1925, but that doesn’t mean its Meadow Lake branch can’t benefit from a little bit of modern upkeep. Earlier this month, Royal Canadian...

Treaty 10 gathering held

by Derek Cornet A Treaty 10 Gathering hosted by English River First Nation (ERFN) had participants engaged in conversation about the spirit and intent of the agreement. In all, more than 100 people attend...

MP to open fourth office

by Phil Ambroziak Many hands make light work. This is something Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River MP Georgina Jolibois understands and why she continues with plans to open a fourth constituency office in t...

Ex-soldier speaks out

by Phil Ambroziak The majority of those in attendance during the Remembrance Day service held at the Meadow Lake Civic Centre Friday morning were surprised when one of the guests unexpectedly took to the sta...

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 ...

Feds to launch inquiry

by Derek Cornet An inquiry into Canada’s missing and murdered indigenous women and girls will launch Sept. 1, and five independent commissioners will lead it. “It would be great if they could find answers...

Federal inquiry long overdue

Better late than never. At least, that’s how many people – including more than a few politicians on Parliament Hill – feel about the recent announcement regarding the launch of a federal inquiry into Canada’...