Saskatchewan

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett signed a Framework Agreement for Advancing Reconciliation with the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan Friday in Batoche.
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett signed a Framework Agreement for Advancing Reconciliation with the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan Friday in Batoche. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Feds, Métis Nation sign historic agreement to negotiate reconciliation nation-to-nation

By Tyler Marr
July 21, 2018 - 8:00am

Batoche is a site already ripe with history for the Métis people, and another historic chapter has been added that will see the nation no longer “left on the sidelines” of discussions.

Candle Lake Resort Village is warning people about an increase in bear sightings and interactions this summer.
Candle Lake Resort Village is warning people about an increase in bear sightings and interactions this summer. Facebook/Candle Lake Parks and Recreation

Bears killed, trapped with more sightings in Candle Lake

By Andrew Shepherd/CKOM News Staff
July 19, 2018 - 8:41am

Anyone planning a summer vacation to Candle Lake may want to keep an eye out for bears.

The resort village has received numerous calls of bear sightings and interactions in residential and camping areas the last few weeks.

The invasive wild parsnip has reappeared in the province after it was found growing near Outlook in 2018.
The invasive wild parsnip has reappeared in the province after it was found growing near Outlook in 2018. Layne Abrahamson/Twitter

Severe chemical burns, blisters: watch out for wild parsnip

By Adriana Christianson/CKOM News Staff
July 19, 2018 - 8:37am

If you have never heard of wild parsnip before, you might want to watch your step – that’s the message from Lumsden’s Kelly Strickland after getting severe blisters and burns on his feet.

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