Saskatchewan

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett in Saskatoon for pre-missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry discussions.
Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett in Saskatoon for pre-missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry discussions. Lasia Kretzel/CKOM News

'A lot of tears, a lot of anguish' Ministers meet with victim families for MMIW pre-inquiry

By Lasia Kretzel
February 10, 2016 - 6:53pm

Saskatoon families of missing and murdered indigenous women expressed concerns about an ongoing feeling that their lives have no value at a meeting with federal ministers Wednesday.

The northern village of La Loche favoured a local crime-prevention strategy over a province wide model.
The northern village of La Loche favoured a local crime-prevention strategy over a province wide model. Bryn Levy/CKOM staff

La Loche rejects crime-prevention strategy

By Spencer Sterritt
February 9, 2016 - 4:52pm Updated: February 10, 2016 - 9:46am

Several months before the shooting tragedy on Jan. 22, La Loche town leaders decided to reject a popular crime-prevention model designed in Prince Albert. But town officials insist they didn’t reject a crime-prevention strategy all together.

Blaine Favel, advisor to the law firm representing the Onion Lake and Poundmaker Cree First Nations in a lawsuit against the federal government
Blaine Favel, advisor to the law firm representing the Onion Lake and Poundmaker Cree First Nations in a lawsuit against the federal government Bryn Levy/CKOM News

First Nations launch $3-billion lawsuit against Ottawa

By CKOM News
February 9, 2016 - 12:55pm Updated: February 10, 2016 - 9:47am

First Nations are suing the federal government saying they are owed billions of dollars for failing to protect oil and gas rights on their traditional lands.

North West Terminal facility in Unity, Sask
North West Terminal facility in Unity, Sask Submitted Photo/KB Photography

North West Terminal posts multi-million dollar profit despite plummeting fuel-ethanol prices

By Duncan Cairns-Brenner
February 9, 2016 - 6:45am

North West Terminal, a Unity based inland-grain terminal and bio-products company, has posted a multi-million dollar net revenue this year despite collapsing fuel-ethanol prices.

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