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Apr 17 2019

FSIN wants Indigenous kids in Indigenous care, says gov. isn’t helping

Source: 980 CJME

social workers and social services jobs. “The numbers (of kids in care) has gone up and those numbers aren’t going down. Something has to change and status quo cannot continue,” he said. Social Services Minister Paul Merriman disagrees; he said the province has made major strides forward with First Nations communities. He pointed to a recent agreement signed with the Saskatoon... Read More

Apr 17 2019

Indigenous leader accuses Saskatchewan of delaying child welfare reform for jobs

Source: Parkland Online

Saskatchewan First Nations are ready to take over,” Pratt said Wednesday. “There’s no way non-Indigenous people can implement First Nations culture.” Pratt says First Nations in the province are ready to assume control of Indigenous child welfare, but believes the provincial government is dragging its heels because of bureaucracy and wanting to maintain the number of jobs. “I’m talking about social workers... Read More

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Police called regarding motorcycle accident, missing youth and more

Source: Estevan Mercury

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and released with only minor injuries. The accident remains under investigation. In other recent police news, members received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the Estevan Shoppers’ Mall’s parking lot during the April 14 day shift. The vehicle had sustained extensive damage and was not driveable. Members contacted the owner and it was determined the driver had hit a meridian. The driver attended and provided a statement and the matter has been referred to Saskatchewan... Read More

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Apr 10 2019

Men's night offers fresh look, start for men in Saskatoon's core neighbourhoods

Source: The Star Phoenix

Saskatoon first. Taking place at the White Buffalo Youth Lodge on Wednesday, the free event is for men in Saskatoon’s core area and aims to address “a spoken need” in the city. “Through our professional and volunteer engagements, we’ve recognized a need within our community for men and their basic needs for clothing, food, and personal hygiene products,” said organizer and social worker... Read More

Apr 10 2019
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