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Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Chief Peter A. Beatty said reconciliation must be achieved between Indigenous people and Canada's justice system for future generations. Beatty took part in meetings with Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan on Feb. 12 in Saskatoon to discuss moving forward following the not guilty verdict handed to Gerald Stanley Feb. 9.
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Chief Peter A. Beatty said reconciliation must be achieved between Indigenous people and Canada's justice system for future generations. Beatty took part in meetings with Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan on Feb. 12 in Saskatoon to discuss moving forward following the not guilty verdict handed to Gerald Stanley Feb. 9. file photo/paNOW Staff

Peter Ballantyne chief meets with Premier, Justice Minister

By Bryan Eneas
February 13, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Chief of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation wants to move towards reconciliation between the province, federal government and Indigenous leaders by addressing concerns in the Canadian justice system.

Conrad Burns (left) and Pernell Ballantyne (right) were honoured with Star Blankets Sunday night for their walk from Saskatoon to Prince Albert to bring a MMIWG inquiry to the North.
Conrad Burns (left) and Pernell Ballantyne (right) were honoured with Star Blankets Sunday night for their walk from Saskatoon to Prince Albert to bring a MMIWG inquiry to the North. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Local men honoured with Star Blankets for MMIWG walk

By Tyler Marr
February 12, 2018 - 5:00pm

With tears in their eyes and gratitude in their hearts, Conrad Burns and Pernell Ballantyne were cloaked with Star Blankets from the PAGC Women’s Commission on Sunday.

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson was joined by two councilors at the Prince Albert Grand Council's rally and candle-light vigil for Colten Boushie.
Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson was joined by two councilors at the Prince Albert Grand Council's rally and candle-light vigil for Colten Boushie. File photo/paNOW Staff

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief, Councillors weigh in on Stanley verdict

By Bryan Eneas
February 12, 2018 - 5:00pm

Chiefs from the Prince Albert Grand Council’s executive and the communities they represent are speaking out about the controversial verdict in the trial of Gerald Stanley.

Hundreds gathered in front of Prince Albert's Court of Queen's Bench Sunday evening to rally in support for the family of Colten Boushie.
Hundreds gathered in front of Prince Albert's Court of Queen's Bench Sunday evening to rally in support for the family of Colten Boushie. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Calls for unity, justice reform at Boushie solidarity rally in P.A.

By Tyler Marr
February 11, 2018 - 11:50pm Updated: February 12, 2018 - 9:02am

Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte was in North Battleford on the final day of jury deliberations in the trial of Gerald Stanley.

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