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Sask. NDP wants auction of Crown parcels cancelled

The listing of 45 parcels of Crown land for sale is “a slap in the face to First Nations who have been ignored by the provincial government for far too long,” said Official Opposition Critic for First Nations and Métis Relations and Truth and Reconciliation, Betty Nippi-Albright.

278 acres of Crown land for sale by the Ministry of Agriculture in the RM of Birch Hills. (Lisa Risom/CTV Prince Albert)

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Ruling finds Ottawa's anti-abortion test for summer jobs funding was within bounds

A Federal Court judge says it was reasonable for Ottawa to require applicants to its summer-jobs program to declare themselves in support of abortion rights in order to get funding. In a decision Friday, Justice Catherine Kane dismissed a legal challenge to the federal government from the Right to Life Association of Toronto and Area as well as its former president and a student who'd hoped to work at the organization.