why-did-the-sask.-hockey-association-cut-the-beardy’s-blackhawks?-a-look-at-the-rationale

Why did the Sask. Hockey Association cut the Beardy’s Blackhawks? A look at the rationale

Why would the Saskatchewan Hockey Association decide that a First Nation’s “one-of-a-kind” hockey program should no longer exist? It’s the question that has been vexing many in the Saskatchewan and Indigenous hockey communities following the Nov. 12 announcement from the SHA that the Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation, located approximately 80 …

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How playing for the Beardy’s Blackhawks changed Craig McCallum’s life

Playing hockey for the Beardy’s Blackhawks rejuvenated Craig McCallum’s love of the game and gave him an opportunity he felt he wasn’t getting anywhere else. Craig McCallum (second row, fourth from right) is seen here with the 2006-07 Beardy’s Blackhawks team. He said he’s saddened to hear the team will …

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New program to train 25 Indigenous people from the N.W.T. to be counsellors

The Dene Wellness Warriors are partnering with a school in Vancouver on a program that will train 25 Indigenous people from the Northwest Territories to be counsellors. Yellowknife’s Dene Wellness Warriors are partnering with a school in Vancouver to help train 25 Indigenous people from the Northwest Territories to be …

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Weekly wrap-up: Nov. 18-21 in the Legislative Assembly

The fall sitting of the third session of the 34th Legislative Assembly is close to wrapping up, and not without some major actions to move Yukon forward as a territory. Read on to see what your Liberal Caucus has been up to… Supporting CBC Yukon An announcement early this week …

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Manitoba slams lack of detail on plan to overhaul Indigenous child welfare

Canada is only six weeks away from one of the largest ever reforms to the Indigenous child welfare system, and Ottawa has not shared information about how it will be implemented or funded, Manitoba’s families minister says. The federal government has said the reformed legislation will reduce the number of …

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First Nations to participate in hot meals program

First Nations children and youth will have access to a new hot meal program in their schools, the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) announced Wednesday. By Gord Fortin on November 21, 2019 First Nations children and youth will have access to a new hot meal program in their schools, …

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Kootenay Lake Partnership Program Coordinator

Kootenay Lake Partnership Program Coordinator Title of Position:                              Program Coordinator Terms of Employment:                 December 15, 2019 to April 30, 2021 (with possibility for extension); approximately 10-15 hours per week; contracted by Living Lakes Canada Wage:                                                   Depending upon experience Start Date:                                          December 15, 2019 Deadline to Apply:                          November 30, 2019 Submit …

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