by Martha Troian, APTN National News, Jan 11, 2018
Maskwacis is reeling after several people died by suicide in the weeks leading up to the holiday season.
There have been eight deaths since late November, all of them between the ages of 15-32, according to some community members. Read the rest of this entry
‘The funding that the government gives us … it’s not reaching the real grassroots people who are suffering’
By Andrea Huncar, CBC News, October 14, 2016
Members of another First Nation in Alberta are demanding a forensic investigation into the spending of federal money by its chief and council.
The call for an audit at the Samson Cree Nation in Maskwacis just south of Edmonton comes just weeks after CBC News reported on an audit at Alexander First Nation that identified $2.1 million in unexplained payments by a former chief and staff. Read the rest of this entry