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Attributing Canada’s June heat wave to climate change is an important step in adapting to a warmer world

Attributing Canada’s June heat wave to climate change is an important step in adapting to a warmer world

Actions to prepare Canadians for extreme weather events, like heat, and taking the best steps to reduce their climate vulnerability will only become more important in the coming decades
New programs help families avoid court to settle disputes

New programs help families avoid court to settle disputes

Family Law programs will result in fewer adversarial and litigious cases going through the court process.
Garden Chat: Coral bells long-lived, long flowering

Garden Chat: Coral bells long-lived, long flowering

Flourish in full sun to light shade.
How conspiracy theories polarize society and provoke violence

How conspiracy theories polarize society and provoke violence

Social media fuelled conspiracy theories often exist in echo chambers, where misinformation was amplified often without verification or critical examination
Battleford Flats to see new announcer's booth

Battleford Flats to see new announcer's booth

There will be a new attraction to see at the Battleford Flats now that plans are in place to build a new announcer's booth. The topic was discussed at this week's town council meeting.
Grow Your Own Future: From the ground up

Grow Your Own Future: From the ground up

Soil – the Heart of Life in the Garden – Part I
Man charged following cattle theft in RM of Silverwood

Man charged following cattle theft in RM of Silverwood

14 calves were stolen from a farm over the course of three different incidents.
Man charged with assault with a weapon following Saskatoon altercation

Man charged with assault with a weapon following Saskatoon altercation

When a man grabbed a pair of scissors and began swinging them around, police deployed a Conducted Energy Weapon.
Opinion: How the capital gains tax hike will impact you

Opinion: How the capital gains tax hike will impact you

The capital gains tax hike will affect Canadians at all income levels.
Opinion: Open-net ban an economic disaster for Indigenous communities

Opinion: Open-net ban an economic disaster for Indigenous communities

Ottawa’s decision to ban open-net pen salmon farming reflects a lack of empathy toward Indigenous communities.