Federal Politics

Corey O'soup, Saskatchewan's Youth and Child Advocate, is part of a group who responded to Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott's statement which called the over-representation of Indigenous youth in Canada's child welfare system a crisis.
Corey O'soup, Saskatchewan's Youth and Child Advocate, is part of a group who responded to Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott's statement which called the over-representation of Indigenous youth in Canada's child welfare system a crisis. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Child and Youth Advocates call for national action

By paNOW Staff
February 2, 2018 - 12:00pm

Canada's Indigenous Services Minister called out the country's child welfare situation, and advocates have responded.

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.

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