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Assiniboia Times

Input sought on protective services training

The South Central Protective Services Asso­ciation has called towns, villages and RMs in the south central district for input on preferences for types of protective services training ahead of its De­cember meeting.

Election results for school board, RMs

The RM and school board elections took place across Saskatchewan on October 26. In many RMs and towns in the Assiniboia area, polls were abandoned and councillors, mayors and reeves were elected by acclamation.

Co-op amalgamation to occur in January

The Southland Cooperative Ltd and Lafleche Co-operative Association will be amalgamating on January 29, 2017. Both Co-ops held membership meeting to adopt the resolution on the amalgama­tion.

Community safety is the focus of recent meeting

A Community Safety meeting was held on October 27 at the Prince of Wales Centre. Almost all of the members of the Assiniboia Detachment of the RCMP were on hand, led by Sgt. Michael Shortland. The Assiniboia RCMP detachment members included Sgt.

Assiniboia engages in cultural mapping session

The Assiniboia community was invited to participate in a cultural mapping of community assets on November 8.

Zak Organics healthy snacks hits the markets

Zak Organics Crunchy Peas is a new made-in-Sas­katchewan healthy snack hitting the markets across the country. This agricul­tural foods product is also a model for how farm fam­ilies can add value to their operations.
Gravelbourg Coffee House and Gravelbourg theatre

Gravelbourg Coffee House and Gravelbourg theatre

Junior Rebels host successful Pink Jersey auction fundraiser

The Assiniboia Junior Rebels hockey team had a very successful fundraising month, while marking Breast Cancer Month in October. The team jerseys earned over $11,000 which will be donated to breast cancer research.

Residents reminded to get their flu shot

The season for annual influenza immunization began on October 31. Flu shots clinics are running in Assiniboia during the month of November.

Saskatchewan Express to stage ‘Oh! Canada’ show

Saskatchewan Express is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday by per­forming “Oh! Canada”, which is a brand new show conceived, written and directed by Carol Gay Bell. This exciting show is a celebration of Canada and Canadian music.