Saskatchewan

The wreckage was found near Revelstoke, B.C. on April 12, 2016.
The wreckage was found near Revelstoke, B.C. on April 12, 2016. The Canadian Press

Two people dead in B.C. crash of small plane headed to Sask.

By The Canadian Press
April 12, 2016 - 2:21pm

Two people are dead after a small private plane crashed in the mountains of southeastern British Columbia.

The Transportation Safety Board says a single-engine Rockwell 112B took off from Kelowna on Monday morning heading to Wynyard, Sask.

FSIN vice-chief Bob Merasty speaking about First Nations suicides
FSIN vice-chief Bob Merasty speaking about First Nations suicides Submitted photo/Mervin Brass

FSIN says youth suicides tied to loss of spirit

By Spencer Sterritt
April 11, 2016 - 4:43pm

The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) believes there immediately needs to be a culturally responsive action plan to curb the recent spate of suicides.

The FSIN executive responding to the declared state of emergency on the Attawapiskat First Nation,

Cam Broten during a speech announcing his resignation as leader of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party.
Cam Broten during a speech announcing his resignation as leader of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party. Lasia Kretzel/CKOM News

Cam Broten resigns as leader of Sask NDP

By CKOM News
April 11, 2016 - 12:10pm

Cam Broten announced Monday that he is stepping down as leader of the Saskatchewan NDP

​In a statement made to media at a playground in his neighbourhood in Saskatoon, Broten acknowledged that the party didn't achieve the results he had hoped for in the provincial election. 

(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.

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