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Health minister to Philippines on recruiting mission

Health minister to Philippines on recruiting mission

Daily Leg Update - Paul Merriman leaves for Philippines Nov. 24 for mission to recruit health care professionals.
B’fords RCMP Weekly Report: Generator stolen from storage shed

B’fords RCMP Weekly Report: Generator stolen from storage shed

Man wanted in Delmas robbery remains at large.
Sask. Hospital history to persevere: Legacy Trail begins fundraising

Sask. Hospital history to persevere: Legacy Trail begins fundraising

The money has started coming in.
‘Reason for the Season’ released by local artist

‘Reason for the Season’ released by local artist

Keegan Isaac hosts a Christmas concert Dec. 14.
Lights of Joy lit in Lions Park

Lights of Joy lit in Lions Park

Lighting of all 16 trees was sponsored by local businesses with the sponsorship banners flying at the park.
Battlefords RCMP investigating armed robbery

Battlefords RCMP investigating armed robbery

The robbery appears to have been a targeted incident.
Opinion: CBC is a government monster gobbling up tax dollars

Opinion: CBC is a government monster gobbling up tax dollars

The CBC spent more than $51 million in bonuses and pay raises in 2020 and 2021.
Indigenous man accuses North Battleford pool staff of racism

Indigenous man accuses North Battleford pool staff of racism

An Indigenous man says he and his family were traumatized after an alleged racist incident at a swimming pool in North Battleford.
Which is better: Moe’s $500 cheques, or Danielle Smith’s $600?

Which is better: Moe’s $500 cheques, or Danielle Smith’s $600?

Daily Leg Update - Alberta Premier’s relief measures including pausing the fuel tax seem more to liking of NDP than ‘Moe’s Money’.
Crime Stoppers seeking information on 'Mugshot Monday' suspects

Crime Stoppers seeking information on 'Mugshot Monday' suspects

If your tip leads to an arrest or charge, you may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.
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