Heather Bear

Current state of Diefenbaker Lake concerning for FSIN

Jun 12, 2022 | 8:49am

Looking at the low water levels in Diefenbaker Lake, the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) calling for impact assessments on the proposed multibillion dollar irrigation project at the lake. FSIN said the projects have the potential to have widespread devastating impacts on soils, water availability and quality, but they say they have been no […]

FSIN Vice Chief calling for more enforcement of newly-amended Trespass to Property Act

Nov 12, 2021 | 6:24am

The FSIN executive is calling on the provincial government and the RCMP to ensure stricter enforcement of the recent amendments to the Trespass to Property Act. Vice Chief Heather Bear says many First Nations are finding trespassers on their lands, but there is no enforcement. She states that in her home community of Ochapowace First […]