Brent Bosker

Summer fires affected 50 communities and forced 13,000 people to flee their homes.
Summer fires affected 50 communities and forced 13,000 people to flee their homes. Photo submitted by the Government of Saskatchewan

Year in review: La Ronge mayor reflects on devastating summer wildfire season

By Brent Bosker
December 29, 2015 - 7:36am Updated: December 29, 2015 - 8:35am

The man who lead La Ronge through last summer's devastating fire season said at one point he didn't know if there would be a community to come back to.

Onion Lake Cree Nation chief Wallace Fox speaks at First Nations Financial Transparency Act speech.
Onion Lake Cree Nation chief Wallace Fox speaks at First Nations Financial Transparency Act speech. Lasia Kretzel, CKOM News.

First Nations granted stays against government's transparency law

By Brent Bosker
October 26, 2015 - 10:28am

First Nations fighting the federal government's financial transparency law are celebrating a victory.

A decision by the by Federal Court of Canada on Friday has ordered the government to back off legal efforts to force bands to make their audited financial statements public.

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