Saskatchewan First

Métis delegates call for withdrawal of The Saskatchewan First Act

Nov 21, 2022 | 8:37am

Delegates attending the legislative assembly of the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan unanimously supported their leadership’s rejection of The Saskatchewan First Act. The legislation looks to unilaterally amend the Constitution to reassert the province’s jurisdiction over its natural resources, but has already been opposed by the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations who say it ignores treaty rights. The […]

Sask-Party Government to introduce bill aimed at seeking more provincial independence

Nov 1, 2022 | 4:34am

Premier Scott Moe’s Saskatchewan Party government is set to introduce a bill today aimed at seeking more provincial independence, especially over its natural resources. Canada’s Constitution already separates provincial and federal powers, but Saskatchewan wants it written into its own laws with the Saskatchewan First Act. The intent of the bill is to define that Saskatchewan alone has exclusive jurisdiction over its natural […]