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Edward Henderson was sworn in as chief of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation at a ceremony at the Little Red River Reserve 106B band hall on Feb. 1.
Edward Henderson was sworn in as chief of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation at a ceremony at the Little Red River Reserve 106B band hall on Feb. 1. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Henderson sworn in as Chief of Montreal Lake Cree Nation

By Bryan Eneas
February 1, 2018 - 5:03pm Updated: February 2, 2018 - 6:03pm

The Montreal Lake Cree Nation appears to still be operating under two chiefs who each have their own interpretation on why they merit the role. 

The Ministry of Social Services welcomes any and all feedback regarding evacuation procedure which would come from the Prince Albert Grand Council's wildfire task force.
The Ministry of Social Services welcomes any and all feedback regarding evacuation procedure which would come from the Prince Albert Grand Council's wildfire task force. submitted photo/Vanessa Lynn Linklater

Ministry of Social Services welcomes Wildfire Task Force feedback

By Bryan Eneas
February 1, 2018 - 8:00am

Indigenous leaders and lobbyists are looking to change the way evacuations are handled in their communities.

Nellie Bird, who was threatened with eviction in a letter sent to her last week, will not face eviction for hosting nomination meetings and a polling station at house number 2010 in the Montreal Lake Cree Nation. According to a statement issued by Chief Frank Roberts, the letter she received was sent in error, although he's unsure how it was sent in the first place.
Nellie Bird, who was threatened with eviction in a letter sent to her last week, will not face eviction for hosting nomination meetings and a polling station at house number 2010 in the Montreal Lake Cree Nation. According to a statement issued by Chief Frank Roberts, the letter she received was sent in error, although he's unsure how it was sent in the first place. submitted photo/Beverly Bird

Montreal Lake Cree Nation Chief apologizes for Elder's eviction letter

By Bryan Eneas
January 31, 2018 - 12:00pm

A letter which was sent to a Montreal Lake Cree Nation Elder last week threatening her eviction was sent in error.

Frederick Frank Frenchman, who escaped from custody while visiting the Little Red River reserve for a funeral in October of 2017, has since been apprehended.
Frederick Frank Frenchman, who escaped from custody while visiting the Little Red River reserve for a funeral in October of 2017, has since been apprehended. file photo/paNOW Staff

Missing inmates found

By Bryan Eneas
January 31, 2018 - 12:00pm

RCMP have confirmed inmates who went missing in Dec. and Jan. have been located, and are back behind bars.

A final and binding decision released by the Montreal Lake Cree Nation's Appeal Tribunal on Jan. 30 announced Frank Roberts as chief of the cree nation.
A final and binding decision released by the Montreal Lake Cree Nation's Appeal Tribunal on Jan. 30 announced Frank Roberts as chief of the cree nation. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Montreal Lake Cree Nation Appeal Tribunal releases decision

By Bryan Eneas
January 30, 2018 - 6:07pm

A dispute over the title of chief in the Montreal Lake Cree Nation appears to have ended.

The Montreal Lake Cree Nation Appeal Tribunal released its decision on Jan. 30 regarding the position of chief.

The community of La Ronge could soon welcome Garcia Silica; CEO Camilo Garcia says he will be meeting with members of the tri-community area later this week to address residents about his goals for a silica mine in the area.
The community of La Ronge could soon welcome Garcia Silica; CEO Camilo Garcia says he will be meeting with members of the tri-community area later this week to address residents about his goals for a silica mine in the area. file photo/paNOW Staff

Silica mine hopes to bring billions to La Ronge

By Bryan Eneas
January 29, 2018 - 4:35pm Updated: January 29, 2018 - 5:13pm

A proposed silica mine south of La Ronge is one step closer to reality.

Camilo Garcia, the CEO of Garcia Silica Incorporated, confirmed he had recently acquired a lease to two lots of land roughly 20 kilometers South of La Ronge.

The Ministry of Environment is open to working with a new wildfire task force created by the Prince Albert Grand Council earlier this month.
The Ministry of Environment is open to working with a new wildfire task force created by the Prince Albert Grand Council earlier this month. submitted photo/Ashly Queens

Ministry open to working with wildfire task force

By Bryan Eneas
January 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

The new wildfire task force created by the Prince Albert Grand Council may find allies in the Ministry of Environment when it comes to finding answers to a complicated problem.

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