Cowessess First Nation

Longtime Regina advocate Erica Beaudin elected as Chief of Cowessess First Nation

Apr 25, 2023 | 4:19pm

Erica Beaudin has been elected the new Chief of the Cowessess First Nation. The former Executive Director of the Regina Treaty/Status Indian Services received 43 per cent of the votes, defeating three other candidates. Beaudin replaces outgoing Chief Cadmus Delorme, who has previously served two terms as a leader and declined not to seek a […]

Chief Cadmus Delorme not seeking reelection

Feb 2, 2023 | 3:24pm

Cowessess First Nation Chief Cadmus Delorme said he would not be seeking another term as Chief. He made the announcement via Facebook post, saying that it was not an easy decision, but the past seven years have seen a lot of progress, including the creation of Cowessess Ventures, a business organization to create and enhance […]

Man arrested in Cowessess after sending community into a lockdown

Jan 8, 2023 | 11:37am

Cowessess First Nation was put into lockdown Saturday afternoon after reports of an armed man being in the community. A public service announcement was posted to the communities Facebook page just after 2 p.m. on Saturday. The post said that a man who “may be armed with a gun” had abandoned his vehicle near the […]

Miyo-wîcêhtowin Day Underway

Sep 29, 2022 | 6:39am

Governor General Mary Simon will be in Regina today to speak at a Truth and Reconciliation event. Miyo-wiciwitowin Day aims to bring together high school students, business leaders and members of the public at Mosaic Stadium. The name draws on a Cree phrase that means “walking together in a good way,” or reconciliation. The event […]

Cowessess FN Chief Cadmus Delorme offers advice on first Truth and Reconciliation Day

Sep 30, 2021 | 6:19am

Several events are being held across Regina today  in honour of Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Cowessess First Nation Chief Cadmus Delorme is glad to see this day come around and has some advice for people who want to learn and be educated on the mistreatment of indigenous peoples. “People should come with […]

SFL asks provincial government to honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a statutory holiday

Sep 12, 2021 | 8:18am

The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour is asking the provincial government to recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 as a provincial statutory holiday. Currently National Day for Truth and Reconciliation has been proclaimed a federal statutory holiday and several provinces have indicated they would follow suit, but Saskatchewan isn’t one of […]

Singh gets emotional while visiting Cowessess First Nation

Aug 20, 2021 | 2:38pm

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is the first of the three main political heads in Canada to visit Saskatchewan during the federal election campaign. Singh went to the Cowessess First Nation, east of Regina, on Friday morning to visit with Chief Cadmus Delorme and visit the site of a former residential school where 751 unmarked […]

Boy found dead on Cowessess First Nation

Aug 10, 2021 | 10:31am

An investigation is underway after a boy was found dead inside a vehicle at a business on the Cowessess First Nation. RCMP say they were called to the First Nation late Saturday night where they found the boy who is under the age of 16. It is thought the boy, whose name is not being […]

Cowessess First Nation transferred control over child and family services for its community

Jul 6, 2021 | 7:53pm

Cowessess First Nation has become the first Indigenous community in the country to be transferred control over its child and family services. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and the Cowessess Chief Cadmus Delorme, were present at a signing ceremony in the community on Tuesday. The Miyo Pimatisowin Act, asserts the First Nation’s […]

Trudeau and Moe to visit Cowessess First Nation Tuesday

Jul 5, 2021 | 3:00pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe will be at the  Cowessess First Nation Tuesday for a signing ceremony finalizing the transition to a child welfare system led by the band. In a release. Cowessess Chief Cadmus Delorme says “The coordination agreement is a transition plan to assure the transfer of jurisdiction is […]