Category Archives: Politics

Indigenous artists reaching new audiences with online concerts during pandemic

As performance venues lie dormant across Canada due to public health orders to reduce the spread of COVID-19, some Indigenous musicians are continuing to connect with fans, old and new, through online concerts. One of them will be this Sunday, as a number of Canadian media companies, including CBC, collaborate on a 90-minute special featuring music and messages…

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Northern crisis workers say Sask.'s response to COVID-19 outbreak too slow

Clarence Natomagan’s jubilation turned to disappointment and frustration when he saw what he called a “templated” response from the Saskatchewan government to the call for support in the north amid a COVID-19 outbreak.  Natomagan said he initially felt relieved that the calls for help were noticed. “Premier Moe can say we’re working with them, there’s no refuting…

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