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Southern Sask. getting new minor lacrosse league

The Saskatchewan Lacrosse Association announced a new league has been formed in southern Saskatchewan, which means teams won't need to travel to Regina to compete.

New children's book explores what sockeye salmon mean to the Gitxsan people

To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern B.C., sockeye salmon is more than just a source of food. Over its life cycle, it nourishes the land and forests that the Skeena River runs through, which is where the Gitxsan make their home. Brett D. Huson, a member of the Gitxsan Nation, wrote The Sockeye Mother, a book that explores how the animals, water, soil and seasons are all intertwined.

Trudeau becomes first sitting PM to visit northern Ontario reserve

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has touched down in Pikangikum, a remote community in northwestern Ontario some 500 kilometres from Thunder Bay, in an effort to see what more the federal government can to do help the impoverished community.

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