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Sask. teachers, First Nations call for immediate investment to address Indigenous grad gap

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While the auditor’s report indicated FNMI graduation rates have climbed by 41 per cent between 2004-05 and 2018, the FSIN and STF say they’ve observed a drop of about one per cent in the last year, something they call “unacceptable.”

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Pipeline company CEO says Alberta premier supports an Indigenous rights challenge to Ottawa’s regulatory laws

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Alberta could play a role in planned Indigenous rights-based court actions against Ottawa’s environmental review and tanker ban laws, according to the CEO of an energy company that says it has the backing of 35 northern Alberta and B.C. First Nations for a new oil pipeline.

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Legal playing field tilted against First Nations in resource development battles, says new report

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Canada’s legal landscape continues to be heavily in favour of corporations when it comes to court injunctions during conflicts with First Nations over resource development, according to a report released Tuesday by an Indigenous-led think tank. 

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FSIN hopes to see child welfare, cannabis discussions continue in fall legislature session

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With the fall session of the legislature underway in Saskatchewan, the chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says he hopes to see movement on the government’s child welfare file and more inclusive discussions around cannabis sales on reserve. 

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