Saskatchewan

Clubroot and midge pose a big threat to Saskatchewan's canola crop.
Clubroot and midge pose a big threat to Saskatchewan's canola crop. File photo/paNOW Staff

Research projects aim to tackle emergence of new crop disease in North

By Nigel Maxwell
January 21, 2018 - 12:57pm

The emergence of Clubroot last year in north-central and northwestern Saskatchewan is cause for concern for growers across the province, but some new research projects may help get to the root of the problem.
 

Photos published in Correctional Investigator Ivan Zinger's 2016-17 Annual Report detail conditions in segregation units at Canadian federal prisons.
Photos published in Correctional Investigator Ivan Zinger's 2016-17 Annual Report detail conditions in segregation units at Canadian federal prisons. Office of the Correctional Investigator

B.C. solitary confinement ruling has implications in Sask

By Taylor MacPherson
January 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

A recent decision by British Columbia’s highest court ruled indefinite solitary confinement unconstitutional could have a major effect on corrections in Saskatchewan, according to a leading advocate for inmates’ rights.

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said Indigenous people need to be a part of the lawmaking processes which impact the Treaty and inherent rights of First Nations people in Canada.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said Indigenous people need to be a part of the lawmaking processes which impact the Treaty and inherent rights of First Nations people in Canada. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

FSIN named intervener in federal court case

By Bryan Eneas
January 15, 2018 - 12:17pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations has been named an intervener in a federal court case which could determine the way laws are created and implemented.

Officials with the Poundmaker Cree Nation are working to reclaim the stories and artifacts of their founder, Chief Poundmaker.
Officials with the Poundmaker Cree Nation are working to reclaim the stories and artifacts of their founder, Chief Poundmaker. (foreground) Library and Archives Canada, (background) Bryan Eneas

Cree Nation making progress reclaiming Poundmaker’s legacy

By Taylor MacPherson
January 11, 2018 - 2:00pm

The legacy of Cree Chief Poundmaker, tainted by his conviction for treason, is closer to being restored than ever before according to officials with the Cree Nation that bears his name.

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