More Uncertainty For Golden Band Resources

Golden Band Resources is shutting down activity at its Komis deposit. The company says a lack of readily available mill feed is one of the main reasons behind the move. According to a press release, delays in obtaining sufficient grade and tonnes for the mill feed are...

George Gordon Signs Onto Land Management Regime

The George Gordon First Nation has become the latest Saskatchewan band to sign onto the First Nations Land Management Regime. A total of 69 First Nations have now joined the program. The regime allows bands to opt out of 34 sections of the Indian Act in a bid to get...

Sainte-Marie Makes Big Splash At FNUniv

Singer, songwriter and political activist Buffy Sainte-Marie entertained a crowd of more than 300 people at the First Nations University of Canada’s Regina campus last night. She was there to talk about the lost identity of North America’s Indigenous people. Her...

SaskTel Addresses Tax Charges On Reserves

Questions have been raised recently (in a CBC report) about people on-reserve being charged taxes which don’t apply to them. SaskTel spokesperson Tara Tibeau says to be exempt from PST and GST, you must be a status Indian located on a reserve. She adds lots of...

New Report Details On-Reserve Funding Shortfall

A vice-chief with the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations isn’t ruling out a legal challenge over the issue of education funding. The federation has released a report which says First Nations schools are getting roughly half the funding other schools do....