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John Irving presents boarding school information to attendees.
John Irving presents boarding school information to attendees. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Scale models illustrate residential school history in La Ronge

By Derek Cornet
October 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

Scale models of the All Saints Boarding Schools gave attendees a unique insight into the past at today's special presentation at the Alex Robertson Public Library.

“Everyone liked it,” model creator and presenter John Irving said. “It was my wife’s idea to build the models, so people would know.....

Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili addresses the crowd gathered at the Saskatchewan NDP annual convention on Oct. 13, 2018.
Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili addresses the crowd gathered at the Saskatchewan NDP annual convention on Oct. 13, 2018. Keenan Sorokan/650 CKOM

Dream and deliver: NDP’s Meili unveils new energy program

By 650 CKOM
October 15, 2018 - 6:31am

“We dream, and we deliver.”

Those were the words that Ryan Meili echoed plenty of times during his nearly 40-minute speech to party members at the Saskatchewan NDP convention in Saskatoon Saturday.

After criticizing what he called the Saskatchewan Party’s short-term thinking in affordable housing, and lack of.....

Metis elder Norman Fleury speaks alongside University of Saskatchewan vice president Debra Pozega Osburn and president Peter Stoicheff during a ceremony on Oct. 10, 2018.
Metis elder Norman Fleury speaks alongside University of Saskatchewan vice president Debra Pozega Osburn and president Peter Stoicheff during a ceremony on Oct. 10, 2018. Chris Vandenbreekel/650 CKOM

U of S making ‘Indigenization’ a top priority in 7-year plan

By 650 CKOM
October 11, 2018 - 6:38am

The University of Saskatchewan is aiming to “Indigenize” their campus and operations while also becoming the university the world needs.

Leaders at the U of S unveiled the university’s new seven-year strategic plan Wednesday afternoon, which will focus on integrating Indigenous knowledge and reconciliation goals throughout campus.

It.....

Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River MP Georgina Jolibois' national Indigenous Peoples Day bill passed second reading and will now proceed to committee.
Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River MP Georgina Jolibois' national Indigenous Peoples Day bill passed second reading and will now proceed to committee. submitted photo/Georgina Jolibois, MP Facebook

Jolibois confident bill for Indigenous stat holiday will become law

By Teena Monteleone and Derek Cornet
October 3, 2018 - 5:00pm

The member of parliament for Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River is confident her private members bill to make National Indigenous Peoples Day a statutory holiday will become a reality.

Georgina Jolibois’ bill passed second reading with a vote of 203 in favour and 79 against last week.

“We passed another milestone.....

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