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Fond du Lac Chief Louie Mercredi (right) is calling for better mental health support for his community following the second suicide of a firefighter in just three years.
Fond du Lac Chief Louie Mercredi (right) is calling for better mental health support for his community following the second suicide of a firefighter in just three years. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Fond du Lac Chief, FSIN call for more northern mental health supports

By paNOW Staff
August 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

The chief of the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation is calling for better mental health supports for his community and particularly first responders after the suicide of a local firefighter.

The song by Derek Maurice (pictured) and Dean Gauthier has been criticized for negatively portraying First Nations people and perpetuating "ignorant stereotypes."
The song by Derek Maurice (pictured) and Dean Gauthier has been criticized for negatively portraying First Nations people and perpetuating "ignorant stereotypes." Derek Maurice/Facebook

Métis song draws ire from FSIN

By paNOW Staff
August 10, 2018 - 5:53pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) says a song being played on northern Saskatchewan's MBC radio is causing racial division.

RCMP in La Loche are asking for the public's assistance in locating an object which may have been recovered along Highway 155.
RCMP in La Loche are asking for the public's assistance in locating an object which may have been recovered along Highway 155. file photo/paNOW Staff

RCMP seek missing object

By paNOW Staff
July 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

Police in La Loche are looking for an item which appears to have gone missing.

On July 14 a post was shared to social media stating RCMP were looking to locate an item which may have been recovered by the public some 20 kilometers south of La Loche along Highway 155.

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