Lasia Kretzel

(From left) Elder Ken Seesequasis, Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation chief Rick Gamble and FSIN vice chief E. Dutch Lerat speak to media ahead of a Specific Claims Tribunal public hearing.
(From left) Elder Ken Seesequasis, Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation chief Rick Gamble and FSIN vice chief E. Dutch Lerat speak to media ahead of a Specific Claims Tribunal public hearing. Lasia Kretzel/CKOM NEWS

First Nation prepares for historic 1886 Rebellion compensation ruling

By Lasia Kretzel
April 11, 2016 - 6:56am

The Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation will soon know how much money the federal government owes them for wrongfully labeling the band rebels and denying them funding following the 1885 Northeast Rebellion.

Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten promised to regulate post-secondary students' tuition during a campaign stop in Saskatoon.
Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten promised to regulate post-secondary students' tuition during a campaign stop in Saskatoon. LASIA KRETZEL/CKOM NEWS

NDP pledge increased scholarships, regulated tuition for Sask. post-secondary students

By Lasia Kretzel
March 16, 2016 - 3:38pm

The province's NDP say they will double the Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship, overhaul provincial loans and regulate tuition if elected.

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