First Nations

Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River MP Georgina Jolibois speaks about La Loche in the House of Commons on Feb. 16, 2016.
Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River MP Georgina Jolibois speaks about La Loche in the House of Commons on Feb. 16, 2016. CKOM NEWS

Northern Sask. MP thanks Canadians in wake of La Loche shooting

By CKOM News
February 17, 2016 - 7:30am

Member of Parliament Georgina Jolibois stood and delivered an emotional thank you in the House of Commons Tuesday nearly a month after a shooting rocked the remote northern community of La Loche.

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.

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.

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