Sask. premier pleased to have a political ally in Jason Kenney

Alberta’s premier-designate Jason Kenney is preparing to form government with the United Conservative Party. The UCP scored a majority victory in Alberta’s election, claiming 63 of the province’s 87 seats. In Saskatchewan, Premier Scott Moe is pleased to have another ally in the fight against the federal government’s carbon tax. “You have five provinces that are opposed to the federal

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Dead Saskatoon tattoo artist’s skin put on display, travelling across Canada

Before he died, Chris Wenzel always talked about travelling across Canada with his wife. Cheryl Wenzel of Saskatoon is now planning that trip from Vancouver to St. John’s, N.L., to show off frames of her late husband’s preserved tattooed skin. READ MORE: Dead Saskatoon tattoo artist’s skin removed, preserved to honour his work Related Humboldt tragedy inspires Kingston man to get tattoo

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Indigenous leader accuses Saskatchewan of delaying child welfare reform for jobs

An Indigenous leader in Saskatchewan is accusing the provincial government of keeping the status quo when it comes to child welfare because of social work jobs. David Pratt, a vice-chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, has joined the Opposition NDP in pressing the government on what it’s doing to transfer jurisdiction of Indigenous child welfare to their communities. Pratt

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Canadian National Institute for the Blind makes Regina more accessible with app

A new accessibility program is up and running in Regina’s downtown, thanks to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, which will make it easier for those who are visually impaired to get around. “We’re using GPS beacons that speak to an app called BlindSquare,” CNIB Saskatchewan executive director, Christall Beaudry said. READ MORE: Regina woman loses guide dog due

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