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Sask. religious leaders call for better palliative care in wake of assisted death law

By Adriana Christianson/CKOM News Staff
June 22, 2016 - 8:18am Updated: June 22, 2016 - 1:38pm

Catholic bishops, Christian pastors, Muslim imams and Jewish rabbis were among the religious leaders who all came together at the Saskatchewan legislature to raise concerns about federal assisted death legislation.

Minister Amarjeet Sohi is presented with a blanket after his speech.
Minister Amarjeet Sohi is presented with a blanket after his speech. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Federal ministers and FSIN demonstrate improved relationship

By Sarah Rae
May 26, 2016 - 5:00pm Updated: May 27, 2016 - 6:24am

National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde said having three federal ministers speak at the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations spring assembly sends a strong message about nation to nation communication in Canada.

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