Cowessess First Nation has made a “horrific and shocking discovery” of hundreds of burial sites on the grounds of the former Marieval Indian Residential School, according to a press release from the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations.
The City of Saskatoon’s flags will be lowered to half-mast at 9 a.m. on Thursday to honour the children found in unmarked graves at the former Marieval Indian Residential School on Cowessess First Nation.
As schools around the city look for ways to host graduation while adhering to provincial restrictions, Tommy Douglas Collegiate was able to hold its graduation outside of the school, allowing families to attend.
City councillors have asked administration to take another crack at its preliminary two-year budget figures, which included suggested property tax increases of 5.96 per cent in 2022 and 5.42 percent 2023.
The Riversdale Business Improvement District (RBID) is calling for a freeze on property taxes after many business owners were surprised with a "shocking" increase in property taxes for 2021 and 2022.