Federal Politics

It's difficult to say how long the Husky oil spill case will go on, according to Crown Prosecutor Matthew Miazga.
It's difficult to say how long the Husky oil spill case will go on, according to Crown Prosecutor Matthew Miazga. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Husky case could drag on or settle quickly depending on positions, prosecutor says

By Angela Brown
March 29, 2018 - 5:00pm

The prosecutor in charge of the Husky oil spill case said the matter could either wrap up in a few months or drag on much longer, depending on how the parties proceed at their next appearance.

Sask. Sen. Lillian Dyck, the chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples, said her committee is working to find out what a nation-to-nation relationship looks like for Indigenous people ahead of the federal government's plans around the recognition and implementation of inherent rights, something Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced earlier this year.
Sask. Sen. Lillian Dyck, the chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples, said her committee is working to find out what a nation-to-nation relationship looks like for Indigenous people ahead of the federal government's plans around the recognition and implementation of inherent rights, something Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced earlier this year. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples visits Prince Albert

By Bryan Eneas
March 23, 2018 - 11:14am

Members of Canada’s Senate, as part of the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples visited the Gateway to the North this week.

SARM President Ray Orb said he has concerns with how the federal government's proposed gun legislation will affect gun store owners in rural Saskatchewan.
SARM President Ray Orb said he has concerns with how the federal government's proposed gun legislation will affect gun store owners in rural Saskatchewan. File photo/paNOW Staff

SARM seeks more information from Liberals on firearms bill

By Nigel Maxwell
March 22, 2018 - 5:00pm

The federal government's newly-proposed legislation, meant to tighten rules around the sale and tracking of firearms, has raised several questions from the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM).

Sen. Dan Christmas said the visit to the Saskatchewan Penitentiary was a heartbreaking experience, and one which he will take back to Ottawa to try and address through his work.
Sen. Dan Christmas said the visit to the Saskatchewan Penitentiary was a heartbreaking experience, and one which he will take back to Ottawa to try and address through his work. Submitted photo/Senate of Canada

Senators visit Saskatchewan Penitentiary

By Bryan Eneas
March 22, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Senate's Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples is visiting communities across the prairies to learn more about what a nation-to-nation relationship would mean to First Nation and Métis people.

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