reconciliation

A Sign Post on the Path to Reconciliation

Apr 20, 2022 | 10:40am

For the first time, road side signs are being put up to mark the boundary between Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 Territory. “We are proud to be the first province in Canada to officially mark treaty boundaries along major highways, working in partnership with the Office of the Treaty Commissioner to recognize the treaties.” Minister […]

Miyo-wiciwitowin Day announced for 2022 at Mosaic Stadium

Sep 29, 2021 | 11:13am

One year from today, the first national day of coming together as a community to share in truth, with the purpose of inspiring active truth and reconciliation will take place at Mosaic Stadium in Regina. Miyo-wiciwitowin Day, which means reconciliation in Cree, will run from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on September 29th, 2022. The […]

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 […]

FSIN receives $4.9 million from federal government for residential school burial site research

Jun 22, 2021 | 10:59am

The federal government announced a $4.88 million investment for the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations for the research and initial ceremonies related to burial sites of children who died at Indian Residential Schools in Saskatchewan. The funding comes from $27.1 million set aside by the federal government, committed to Calls to Action 74 to 76. […]

Regina officially unveils Buffalo Meadows Pool and Park

Jun 17, 2021 | 2:37pm

Provincial and municipal delegates gathered in Regina’s North Central Thursday to commemorate the official naming of Buffalo Meadows Pool and Park. The city renamed the space in part of several legacy reviews looking at the role of city namesakes in the implementation of Residential Schools. Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty says the name change is a […]

Regina Mayor says people need to learn the truth about Residential Schools

Jun 2, 2021 | 11:17am

Regina Mayor Sandra Masters was one of many provincial and municipal delegates who attended Healing Gatherings around the city Tuesday. The day featured pipe ceremonies and feasts in honour of children who died while attending Residential Schools, after the bodies of 215 children were found in Kamloops. Masters says the day was somber and full […]