Government won’t investigate protest that disrupted legislature

Government won’t investigate protest that disrupted legislature

Dec 7, 2023 | 8:53am
Saskatchewan legislature members have decided not to investigate the cause of a protest that disrupted the legislative assembly. Jeremy Harrison, the Saskatchewan Party government house leader, says his caucus decided not to pursue the investigation because it would have taken significant resources. In mid-November, dozens of protesters shouted from the galleries and called for a ceasefire in the […]

Sask-Party government votes down NDP Indigenous consultation bill

Apr 21, 2023 | 10:07am

Opposition NDP legislature member Betty Nippi-Albright says she isn’t surprised the Saskatchewan Party government defeated her bill that aimed to bolster relations with Indigenous people. Nippi-Albright said Thursday the bill would have made for a more robust consulting process with Indigenous groups when the province sells Crown land and changes policies that affect the environment. […]

Some hockey fans say excitement for world juniors comes with tough conversations

Dec 25, 2022 | 6:53pm

Some Nova Scotia hockey fans say their excitement for the world junior hockey championship is accompanied this year by tough conversations about Hockey Canada‘s handling of sexual assault allegations. Halifax hockey dad Kyle Wagner says the scandals within Hockey Canada have sparked discussions in the dressing room of his eight-year-old son’s team ahead of this year’s world junior tournament […]

‘Freedom Convoy’ protesters voted The Canadian Press Newsmaker of the Year

Dec 20, 2022 | 10:15am

They came to Ottawa by the thousands with different goals and grievances, but united in their disenfranchisement with the federal Liberal government and COVID-19 health restrictions. The protesters who formed the self-titled “Freedom Convoy” and similar demonstrations across the country blockaded the streets of the capital and international border crossings, marking a new form of […]

Alberta, Saskatchewan chiefs call for sovereignty acts to be withdrawn

Dec 7, 2022 | 11:58am

First Nations chiefs from Alberta and Saskatchewan are calling for their provinces to toss proposed legislation they say is inherently undemocratic, unconstitutional and infringes on Indigenous rights. “We are not looking for change or amendments to the bill. We want it withdrawn,” Chief Tony Alexis said Wednesday on behalf of Treaty 6. The chiefs are […]