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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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Former PM Chretien called out over comments on residential schools

Former prime minister Jean Chretien is being called out over his recent comments on residential schools, after stating he was not aware of any abuses happening in these institutions while he was minister of then-Indian affairs. In the CTV interview, Chretien was asked whether he takes some responsibility or would apologize for his role in Canada's residential school legacy. 'We were not informed of any abuse at that time,' he said.