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Pipe ceremony honours youths, treaty pictograph

Tobacco smoke and prayers in Cree, Saulteux and Sioux drifted heavenward as elders prayed for the safety of aboriginal youths and those thinking about committing suicide. A National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our...

News

Elders urge a return to traditional way of life

Signing treaties was not just about receiving material benefits, but also about a process to share land to have a better life, according to...

Fort Wildlife Federation rewards sportsmen at banquet

Some of the area’s best hunters and anglers were recognized at the Fort Qu’Appelle and District Wildlife Federation’s spring banquet on March 18. It was...

Over objections, RM allows campgrounds on ag land

  By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter Despite opposition from residents, the Rural Municipality of North Qu’Appelle has amended its zoning bylaw that will allow campgrounds to...

Man accused of violent home invasion in Balcarres will be on...

By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter A trial has been scheduled relating to a home invasion in Balcarres in 2015. Billee Jack Dieter, 19 of...

Sports

Fort Wildlife Federation rewards sportsmen at banquet

Some of the area’s best hunters and anglers were recognized at the Fort Qu’Appelle and District Wildlife Federation’s spring banquet on March 18. It was...

Fort women’s team wins annual curling bonspiel

  By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter Six teams battled it out on the ice in the annual Fort Qu’Appelle Ladies Curling Bonspiel. The competition has been ongoing...

Opinion

Be aware of CRA scams this tax season warns RCMP

Submitted by Fort Qu'Appelle RCMP March is Fraud Prevention Month with the goal of prevent Canadians from becoming victims of fraud.  One of the prevalent scams at...

QVEA debates Quill Lakes flooding, illegal drainage and Line 3pipeline

  Submitted by Jim Harding At its monthly meeting on March 8, the Qu’Appelle Valley Environmental Association (QVEA) discussed preventing the high-salt Quill Lakes’ water from...