Michael Joel-Hansen

Colleen Whitedeer spoke to the conference about her brother, who has gone missing.
Colleen Whitedeer spoke to the conference about her brother, who has gone missing. Michael Joel-Hansen/paNOW Staff

P.A. hosts wellness and awareness conference

By Michael Joel-Hansen
January 31, 2019 - 4:46pm Updated: January 31, 2019 - 5:30pm

The Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) has been talking about missing and murdered Indigenous peoples this week.

The organization has been hosting a conference in Prince Albert entitled Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples Wellness and Awareness Week.

People at the AGM got the chance to address the meeting Saturday afternoon.
People at the AGM got the chance to address the meeting Saturday afternoon. Michael Joel-Hansen/paNOW Staff

Coalition of Indigenous Peoples meets in P.A.

By Michael Joel-Hansen
January 27, 2019 - 12:00pm

An organization which represents non status and Indigenous peoples living in urban areas, hosted its annual general meeting (AGM) in Prince Albert this weekend.

The Coalition of Indigenous Peoples of Saskatchewan (CIPS) was at the Indian Métis Friendship Centre on Saturday.

Kara Thorpe with Prince Albert Literacy Network at Gateway Mall Saturday afternoon.
Kara Thorpe with Prince Albert Literacy Network at Gateway Mall Saturday afternoon. Michael Joel-Hansen/paNOW St

P.A. marks Family Literacy Day

By Michael Joel-Hansen
January 27, 2019 - 8:00am Updated: January 27, 2019 - 9:11am

Sunday marks Family Literacy Day across Canada but readers in Prince Albert, had a one day jump start.  

On Saturday, the local literacy network set up a number of booths at their location in the Gateway Mall.

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