Metis Nation of Saskatchewan Closes its Doors

The Metis Nation-Saskatchewan is closing its doors. MN-S president Robert Doucette says it’s a sad day for the organization that represents about 100,000 Metis in the province. It comes after political infighting which resulted in the Provincial Metis Council,...

Province Funds PA Bridge Repairs

$1.25 Million dollars in repairs will go ahead this year for the Diefenbaker Bridge in Prince Albert. The provincial government has agreed to pay the entire cost with the city taking over project management responsibilities. Since 2011 around $5 million has been paid...

New Buyer For Saskatchewan Fish

Northern Saskatchewan commercial fishers have found a new buyer for their fish. Saskatchewan Aquatic and Food Development Enterprises will be building a fish processing plant in Regina to begin buying the fish in the fall. Saskatchewan fishers opted out of a monopoly...

Dueling Sides of MN-S Meet in Court

Dueling sides within the Métis Nation – Saskatchewan met once again in a Saskatoon courtroom Monday morning. Last December, a judge ordered the organization to hold a Provincial Métis Council meeting by the end of January 2015. This meeting did happen and the...

Seven Charged After Drug Bust in La Ronge Area

Seven people are facing drug charges after a bust in the La Ronge area this week. RCMP say they arrested 4 people on drug trafficking charges during a traffic stop early Thursday morning. Based on information from that stop La Ronge RCMP and the police dog unit...

Another First Nations Man Heads Students Union

Another First Nations man has been elected as the president of the University of Saskatchewan Students Union. Jack Saddleback, who had recently served the USSU as vice president was voted in last night with 47 percent of the vote. He says he is humbled to be the...

UPDATED – Candidates Set For PBCN Election

**UPDATE** — At the time of the publication of this story, PBCN election officials indicated there were four unofficial candidates for chief.  They now say there are three candidates in the running — Peter A. Beatty, Darrell McCallum and Karen Bird.  ...