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(Left to right): PAGC Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte, Fond du Lac community consultant Don Deranger and Chief Louie Mercredi of the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation all praised community members and first responders who were on scene of a plane crash which happened just moments after take off from the Fond du Lac airport on Dec. 13, 2017.
(Left to right): PAGC Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte, Fond du Lac community consultant Don Deranger and Chief Louie Mercredi of the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation all praised community members and first responders who were on scene of a plane crash which happened just moments after take off from the Fond du Lac airport on Dec. 13, 2017. Bryan Eneas/paNOW staff

Community heroism praised following plane crash

By Bryan Eneas
December 14, 2017 - 2:43pm

Praise was heaped on community members and agencies who responded quickly to a plane crash in Fond du Lac last night.

The Government of Saskatchewan is banking on rising oil prices, strong oil field investments and a return to normal crop production to support growth into 2018 according to their mid-term budget package released yesterday.
The Government of Saskatchewan is banking on rising oil prices, strong oil field investments and a return to normal crop production to support growth into 2018 according to their mid-term budget package released yesterday. Alex Panetta/The Canadian Press

Economist weighs in on Sask. mid-term budget report

By Bryan Eneas
November 30, 2017 - 2:00pm

In yesterday’s mid-term budget report, Finance Minister Donna Harpauer said a return to normal crop production and rising oil prices paired with strong oilfield investment is expected to support stronger economic growth in 2018.

Steve Dribnenki, the legal consult for SUMA, discussed the legal history of marijuana in Canada and Bill 45, which addresses recreational cannabis, during the 2017 New North Mayor and Council Fall Gathering on Nov. 23, 2017.
Steve Dribnenki, the legal consult for SUMA, discussed the legal history of marijuana in Canada and Bill 45, which addresses recreational cannabis, during the 2017 New North Mayor and Council Fall Gathering on Nov. 23, 2017. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

New North Mayors gathering sparks discussion about cannabis

By Bryan Eneas
November 23, 2017 - 5:38pm

Mayors from the northern regions of Saskatchewan are gathered in Prince Albert for their fall meeting, and one panel about cannabis sparked discussions.

The topic was broached during a discussion panel about next year's planned legalization of recreational pot.

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson (left) was selected as one of nine people who will be looking for the next RCMP commissioner.
Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson (left) was selected as one of nine people who will be looking for the next RCMP commissioner. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Sask. Chief selected to committee choosing RCMP Commissioner

By Bryan Eneas
November 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

Northern Saskatchewan will be represented on the committee selecting candidates for the RCMP’s top job.

Chief Tammy Cook-Searson from the Lac La Ronge Indian Band was announced by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale as one of nine people selecting a new commissioner.

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said the only person who can sit down and engage in meaningful discussion with Indigenous people about citizenship and membership issues is Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said the only person who can sit down and engage in meaningful discussion with Indigenous people about citizenship and membership issues is Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Indigenous registry, citizenship and membership to be addressed

By Bryan Eneas
November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm

On Oct. 31 Carolyn Bennett, the federal minister for Indigenous-Crown relations sent a letter to various Indigenous communities outlining the start of a new consultation process.

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron said the organization is thankful the federal government is trying to "right the wrongs" of the '60s Scoop, but wants to know more details about the compensation money.
Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron said the organization is thankful the federal government is trying to "right the wrongs" of the '60s Scoop, but wants to know more details about the compensation money. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

FSIN 'thankful' for '60s Scoop announcement, still has concerns

By Bryan Eneas
October 6, 2017 - 1:40pm

Indigenous leaders in Saskatchewan are responding to the federal government’s decision to compensate survivors of the ‘60s Scoop.

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