Pasqua awarded $145 million in settlement

Pasqua Chief Matthew Peigan

The Pasqua First Nation west of Fort Qu’Appelle has been awarded $145 million from the federal government in an on-again, off-again land settlement claim dating back to the early 1900s. On Oct. 29 band members approved the compensation deal with 97 per cent approval. “This settlement for the people of…