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Provincial NDP running away from Angus’ fossil fuel ad ban bill

Provincial NDP running away from Angus’ fossil fuel ad ban bill

Private members’ bill from federal MP Charlie Angus that would ban fossil fuel advertising is getting opposition from both Saskatchewan and Alberta NDP.
Festival Fanfare: Vocals adjudicator a decorated performer

Festival Fanfare: Vocals adjudicator a decorated performer

2024 Battlefords Kiwanis Music Festival April 15 to 28.
Shelly Palmer - Is $7 Trillion an Absurd Raise?

Shelly Palmer - Is $7 Trillion an Absurd Raise?

Shelly Palmer has been named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” and writes a popular daily business blog.
Hundreds bid farewell to Megamunch at retirement bash

Hundreds bid farewell to Megamunch at retirement bash

Performance by children’s entertainer Brenda Baker is a highlight of weekend event celebrating Royal Saskatchewan Museum’s beloved dinosaur Megamunch.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

The picture of how the economy fared at the end of 2023 will become a little clearer this week.
Last of four charged in Ryan Gatzke's death to be sentenced

Last of four charged in Ryan Gatzke's death to be sentenced

RCMP found Ryan Gatzke in his home in Battleford on Oct. 18, 2019. He was badly injured and taken to the North Battleford hospital by EMS where he was later declared deceased.
Review: A gripping tale of survival

Review: A gripping tale of survival

Bomber pilot survives four crashes.
Taking Action for sustainable future: The Jackfish Lake Breakwater Project

Taking Action for sustainable future: The Jackfish Lake Breakwater Project

Essential facts about the importance of the Jackfish Lake Breakwater Project
Garden Chat: Bearded iris favoured on the Prairies

Garden Chat: Bearded iris favoured on the Prairies

Bearded Iris (Iris germanica) — Part I
Opinion: Who’s really to blame in the James Smith tragedy?

Opinion: Who’s really to blame in the James Smith tragedy?

Common themes emerge at inquest