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A special assembly was held by the FSIN at the FNUniv in Regina. Aug 22, 2016.
A special assembly was held by the FSIN at the FNUniv in Regina. Aug 22, 2016. Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff

Racism hot topic at FSIN special assembly

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
August 22, 2016 - 6:46pm

A lot of hate has been spread on social media in the aftermath of theshooting death of Colton Boushie.

Rural Municipality of Browning councilor, Ben Kautz, posted a comment stating farmer Gerald Stanley's "only mistake was leaving three witnesses".

Saskatchewan Legislature.
Saskatchewan Legislature. file photo/CJME News Staff

Social Services Ministry slowing down process for income cuts

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
August 11, 2016 - 6:54pm

The government isn't reversing its decision to make cuts to some social assistance programs, but it is making moves to better help those impacted.

About 2,700 people are facing a reduction in the financial help they receive because government wants to simplify the system.

Crews working to clean up the oil spill on the North Saskatchewan River.
Crews working to clean up the oil spill on the North Saskatchewan River. Canadian Press

Husky could face charges under the Environmental Protection Act

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
August 5, 2016 - 3:28pm

Discussions are being had within the Ministry of Environment as to whether any charges will be laid against Husky Energy.

On July 21 up to 250,000 litres of oil spilled into the North Saskatchewan River impacting the drinking water of 69,000 people.

Oil spills from a pipeline into the North Saskatchewan River.
Oil spills from a pipeline into the North Saskatchewan River. file photo/The Canadian Press

Pipeline safety, environmental assessment questioned in Saskatchewan

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
July 30, 2016 - 1:38pm

It is now more than a week since Husky oil spilled in to the North Saskatchewan River.

Major questions are being asked not only about the safety of pipelines but also the strength of the environmental assessment to which they are subject to.

Oil spills from a pipeline into the North Saskatchewan River.
Oil spills from a pipeline into the North Saskatchewan River. Canadian Press

Pipeline safety, environmental assessment questioned in Saskatchewan

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
July 29, 2016 - 4:07pm

It is now more than a week since Husky oil spilled in to the North Saskatchewan River.

Major questions are being asked not only about the safety of pipelines but also the strength of the environmental assessment to which they are subject to.

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