On International Women’s Day, local leaders in politics, policing and business are highlighting challenges of the past, the progress that has led to the present and the hurdles that are still in the way when looking to the future.
The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) highlighted many successes and achievements of First Nations women in Saskatchewan on International Women’s Day , but also said more needs to be done to achieve equity.
The spring session of the Saskatchewan legislature is scheduled to start next month with the tabling of the budget, but the Opposition NDP is calling for a sooner start as the province ranks last for sitting days among Western provinces.
The NDP Opposition is calling on the Government of Saskatchewan to include Indigenous consultation in the redevelopment of the bylaws that govern Wascana Centre, after they were deemed unconstitutional last summer.
As countries continue to vaccinate larger segments of their populations, federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu says that discussions about introducing some form of vaccine passport are 'very live' among the G7 countries.
March 8th 2021 marks one year since Canada's first death from COVID-19, a senior in a long-term care facility in British Columbia. Since then 55 per cent of all deaths have been long-term care residents. It has been described as a senicide: the killing of the elderly or their abandonment to death.