Indian Affairs Ready to Recognize Black Lake Vote

Indian Affairs Ready to Recognize Black Lake Vote Friday, January 02, 2004 at 14:27     Indian Affairs says it will likely recognize the results of a new election in Black Lake — whenever that happens.   A new election was supposed to take place in the community...

House Fire Claims Victim in Pelican Narrows

House Fire Claims Victim in Pelican Narrows Friday, January 02, 2004 at 14:24     The RCMP still hasn’t released the cause of a house fire that claimed the life of a male in Pelican Narrows last weekend.   However, the Mounties do not suspect foul play.   The...

Cell Phone Service Comes to the West Side

Cell Phone Service Comes to the West Side Friday, January 02, 2004 at 14:21     It could be another 2 weeks before residents of Beauval enjoy cell phone coverage.   SaskTel first announced the expansion to 4 communities in northwestern Saskatchewan back in July.   It...

Ottawa Pulls Out of Mine Clean-up Negotiations

Ottawa Pulls Out of Mine Clean-up Negotiations Friday, January 02, 2004 at 14:18     The provincial government has admitted that the federal government dropped out of talks to clean up abandoned uranium mines in the North months ago.   An official with Northern...

Proposed Snowmobile Trail Concerns Trappers

Proposed Snowmobile Trail Concerns Trappers Friday, January 02, 2004 at 14:15     A proposed snowmobile trail between La Ronge and Candle Lake has re-ignited some hard feelings amongst trappers in the area.   The La Ronge Snowmobile Club is waiting for government...

RCMP Elder Abuse Probe Almost Complete

RCMP Elder Abuse Probe Almost Complete Friday, January 02, 2004 at 14:12     An investigation into allegations of RCMP abuse against a Metis elder is taking less time than expected.   It was during the last week of October that Jacob Lavallee, a 67 year-old resident...

Montreal Lake Band Members Eligible for Rebates

Montreal Lake Band Members Eligible for Rebates Friday, January 02, 2004 at 14:07     The Montreal Lake Cree Nation is reminding its band members they may be eligible for some government money if they purchased gas or tobacco products on the reserve prior to 2001.  ...

Ottawa Blasted for Not Cleaning Up Old Mines

Ottawa Blasted for Not Cleaning Up Old Mines Thursday, December 18, 2003 at 13:47     The Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy is criticizing the federal government for not doing its part to clean up abandoned uranium mines in the province’s North.   In a recently...

Province Says Proposed Softwood Deal Flawed

Province Says Proposed Softwood Deal Flawed Thursday, December 18, 2003 at 13:44     The Saskatchewan government says the latest proposal to end the softwood lumber dispute is significantly flawed and needs to be changed.   The province issued its formal response to...

FSIN Wants Answers from Province About Foster Care

FSIN Wants Answers from Province About Foster Care Thursday, December 18, 2003 at 13:43     Officials with the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations meet with Community Resources Minister Joanne Crofford today about startling revelations concerning foster care in...