Federal Politics

A recently published study has found residents in Saskatchewan and Manitoba have vastly different opinions about Indigenous businesses than the rest of Canada.
A recently published study has found residents in Saskatchewan and Manitoba have vastly different opinions about Indigenous businesses than the rest of Canada. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Man. And Sask. residents less likely to support Indigenous business

By Bryan Eneas
June 20, 2017 - 5:00pm

A recently published survey has found Canadians in general believe the creation and support of Indigenous businesses is important, but the numbers are a bit different when it comes to the prairies.

A Court of Queen's Bench justice is directing the Onion Lake Cree Nation council to begin publishing their basic finances after a ruling on June 16, 2017.
A Court of Queen's Bench justice is directing the Onion Lake Cree Nation council to begin publishing their basic finances after a ruling on June 16, 2017. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Court orders Onion Lake Cree Nation to publish finances

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
June 16, 2017 - 5:18pm

A resident of Onion Lake Cree Nation and the Canadian Taxpayer's Federation (CTF) are heralding a victory after a decision from a Saskatoon court Friday.

Former Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, centre, and Prince Albert MP Randy Hoback toured the John Diefenbaker House Saturday afternoon.
Former Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, centre, and Prince Albert MP Randy Hoback toured the John Diefenbaker House Saturday afternoon. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Hoback, Baird talk Scheer as leader after tour of Diefenbaker House

By Tyler Marr
June 4, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: June 4, 2017 - 3:20pm

Former Foreign Minister John Baird and Prince Albert MP Randy Hoback are confident in newly elected Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer.

According to Mayor Greg Dionne, a new water reservoir will be constructed near the existing water treatment plant on River St. in Prince Albert. The city will pursue funding for a second reservoir next year.
According to Mayor Greg Dionne, a new water reservoir will be constructed near the existing water treatment plant on River St. in Prince Albert. The city will pursue funding for a second reservoir next year. File photo/paNOW Staff

New reservoir for P.A.; 74 additional water projects for Sask.

By Bryan Eneas
June 2, 2017 - 1:53pm Updated: June 2, 2017 - 2:24pm

Local infrastructure has received a boost from the provincial and federal governments.

Prince Albert will team up with the province and the federal government to construct two new reservoirs on River St. next to the existing water treatment plant over the course of the next two years.

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