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Team Saskatchewan is honouring the Humboldt Broncos by bringing a flag to the ice with them every time they play at the National Aboriginal Hockey Tournament in Sydney, N.S.
Team Saskatchewan is honouring the Humboldt Broncos by bringing a flag to the ice with them every time they play at the National Aboriginal Hockey Tournament in Sydney, N.S. Submitted photo/Ken Thomas

Team Sask. honours Colten Boushie, Humboldt Broncos at Hockey Championships

By Bryan Eneas
May 9, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: May 9, 2018 - 3:10pm

The National Aboriginal Hockey Championships are underway in Nova Scotia and players from Team Saskatchewan are honouring their province for the duration of the tournament.

A copy of the letter sent to paNOW, which outlines the steps the Montreal Lake Cree Nation will take to tackle a problem identified as causing violence, break and enters and other negative actions in the community.
A copy of the letter sent to paNOW, which outlines the steps the Montreal Lake Cree Nation will take to tackle a problem identified as causing violence, break and enters and other negative actions in the community. submitted photo

Montreal Lake Cree Nation leans towards hard approach to drugs

By paNOW Staff
May 8, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Montreal Lake Cree Nation could start banishing drug dealers, according to a memo obtained by paNOW.

Former Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) Grand Chief Ron Michel has started his own medical transportation company, offering services to Indigenous people around the North who need rides to medical appointments in major city centres.
Former Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) Grand Chief Ron Michel has started his own medical transportation company, offering services to Indigenous people around the North who need rides to medical appointments in major city centres. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Former PAGC Grand Chief launches medical transport

By Bryan Eneas
May 7, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: May 7, 2018 - 4:50pm

A former Grand Chief of the Prince Albert Grand Council is giving back to the Indigenous community in and around Prince Albert.

Happy Charles’ mother and step-father, Regina and Carson Poitras, look on as one of Charles' daughters, Marcia Bird, holds a rattle and sings before a group embarks on an eight-day walk to La Ronge.
Happy Charles’ mother and step-father, Regina and Carson Poitras, look on as one of Charles' daughters, Marcia Bird, holds a rattle and sings before a group embarks on an eight-day walk to La Ronge. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Family, friends embark on walk to La Ronge for missing woman Happy Charles

By Tyler Marr
May 6, 2018 - 1:38pm Updated: May 6, 2018 - 10:22pm

Marcia Bird tightly grips a rattle that was hand painted by her mother Happy Charles — the La Ronge woman who has been missing since April 3, 2017.

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