Emily Jaycox

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PHOTOS: Pope apologizes to Indigenous survivors in his ‘penitential pilgrimage’ in Maskwacis

Although the occasion was sombre, there was a vibrancy at Maskwa Park…

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Pope Francis adjusts a traditional headdress he was given after his apology to Indigenous people during a ceremony in Maskwacis, Alta., as part of his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

VIDEO: Pope Francis apologizes, asks for forgiveness for residential school abuse

Residential school survivors and their families are in Alberta community of Maskwacis Monday

Pope Francis adjusts a traditional headdress he was given after his apology to Indigenous people during a ceremony in Maskwacis, Alta., as part of his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
L-R: Chief Randy Ermineskin, Chief Wilton Littlechild and Chief Vernon Saddleback. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Alberta First Nations anticipate Pope’s visit to bring healing, closure

Preparations beginning, including how to support survivors dealing with re-opened traumas

L-R: Chief Randy Ermineskin, Chief Wilton Littlechild and Chief Vernon Saddleback. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
PSA president Jason Cline. (File photo)

UPDATE: Ponoka Stampede president says death of volunteer a tragic accident

Woman, 30, dead after falling off horse before being trampled at Ponoka Stampede grounds

PSA president Jason Cline. (File photo)
Geraldine Catalba. (Photo submitted)

Central Alberta student wins 2022 Orange Shirt Day design contest

Geraldine Catalbas’ design will be the official 2022 T-shirt design

Geraldine Catalba. (Photo submitted)
Jaycox: The importance of fostering relationships

Jaycox: The importance of fostering relationships

Staying connected is the way toget through this

Jaycox: The importance of fostering relationships
Adam, 5, at his school in Edmonton. (Submitted)

‘It hurts’: Indigenous Alberta boy, 5, comes home with braid undone

Trouble at school leads to conversation on reconciliation, outpouring of support

Adam, 5, at his school in Edmonton. (Submitted)