Budget Cuts to On Reserve Social Housing Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

August 7, 2012, Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan... The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) has learned the Saskatchewan 2012-13 CMHC Section 95 budget allocation has been cut to $18.7 million, down 30% from the year before and is expected to remain the same in 2013-14.

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FSIN Executive Communique July 27, 2012

Industry Relations Forum
The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN), Lands and Resources Secretariat hosted an Industry Relations Forum on July 26, 2012 in Saskatoon. The purpose of the Industry Relations Forum was to foster the growing interest among First Nation leadership to form mutually beneficial working relationships with the natural resource sector in Saskatchewan.

Read more: FSIN Executive Communique July 27, 2012

 

Honouring the Late Senator Dennis Crane


The late Senator, Dennis Crane, was very passionate about Indian politics and education often encouraging his children and grandchildren to further their education something Senator Crane did following his political career.

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FSIN Executive Communique July 13, 2012

AFN Annual General Assembly
Please be advised the FSIN will provide breakfast for the mornings of July 18 & 19, 2012 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building – Room 810 (Saskatchewan Caucus Room) beginning at 8:00 a.m.
We would like to invite all Chiefs and Saskatchewan delegates for breakfast so we can provide information on Bills' C428 and C38.

Read more: FSIN Executive Communique July 13, 2012

 

FSIN Executive Communique June 29, 2012

FSIN Legislative Assembly
Congratulations goes out to the Shoal Lake Cree Nation, the Red Earth Cree Nation and the Cumberland House Cree Nation for the outstanding job of hosting the FSIN Spring Legislative Assembly. Also, a big thank you to the Town of Nipawin for making everyone who attended the Legislative Assembly feel welcome during their stay.

Read more: FSIN Executive Communique June 29, 2012

 

FSIN Signs Agreement With Royal Canadian Mounted Police In Treaty No. 5 Territory

VC Bobby Cameron and RCMP Russ Mirasty

June 27, 2012, Traditional territory of Treaty No. 5 (Nipawin, SK) The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations signed a three year Public Safety Cooperation Protocol agreement with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The signing between FSIN Vice Chief Bobby Cameron and RCMP Assistant Commissioner “F” Division, Russ Mirasty took place during the FSIN Spring Legislative Assembly. The forum was hosted by the Eastern Sector communities of Shoal Lake Cree Nation, the Red Earth First Nation and the Cumberland House Cree Nation at the Evergreen Centre in Nipawin, Saskatchewan.

Read more: FSIN Signs Agreement With Royal Canadian Mounted Police In Treaty No. 5 Territory

 

Saskatchewan Chiefs In Assembly Were Not Consulted By Member Of Parliament

June 27, 2012, Traditional territory of Treaty No.5 (Nipawin, Saskatchewan) First Nation leaders attending the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Legislative Assembly were outraged and insulted by Member of Parliament, Rob Clarke's (Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill) presentation on his proposed private members Bill C-428.

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FSIN Executive Communique June 15, 2012

Commemorative Day Walk
There will be a commemorative Day Walk from Victoria Park to Kinsmen Park, Saskatoon, June 20, 2012, 10:00 am. It is to remember all of the children that died while in the care of the province.

Read more: FSIN Executive Communique June 15, 2012

 

FSIN Executive Communique June 1, 2012

Assembly of First Nations to Honour Past Leaders
At the upcoming Annual General Assembly in July, the AFN will be honouring First Nation leaders who have passed away in the past year. 

Read more: FSIN Executive Communique June 1, 2012

 

Chiefs Reject Bill C-38 May 23, 2012

NO HONOUR IN HARPER GOVERNMENT

The federal government is violating its constitutional and legal obligations to consult and accommodate First Nations Treaty and Aboriginal rights. The First Nations of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) are extremely concerned over the content of Bill C-38 and how it was developed.

Read more: Chiefs Reject Bill C-38 May 23, 2012

 

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