Greg Higgins

According to law professor Glen Luther, shooting someone for simply trespassing or stealing property is not defensible and adds reasonable use of force is reliant on the situation.
According to law professor Glen Luther, shooting someone for simply trespassing or stealing property is not defensible and adds reasonable use of force is reliant on the situation. submitted photo/Glen Luther

Law professor clarifies manslaughter and reasonable protection of property

By Greg Higgins
February 9, 2018 - 12:33pm

The Gerald Stanley trial has unearthed some confusion from the public as to what extent property owners can go to protect their property, or what constitutes manslaughter. According to one law professor, it can vary greatly on the circumstance.

The Graham Group president said the company is prepared to take over the Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford project after news of Carillion's liquidation.
The Graham Group president said the company is prepared to take over the Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford project after news of Carillion's liquidation. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Liquidation of Carillion could open opportunities for Graham Group

By Greg Higgins
January 17, 2018 - 5:05pm

Carilion’s liquidation could provide opportunities according to the president of Graham Group, the other company in charge of construction and maintenance of the Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford.

Workers were still out in full force this morning at the Saskatchewan Hospital construction site, as Saskbuilds said the liquidation of Carillion won't delay the project.
Workers were still out in full force this morning at the Saskatchewan Hospital construction site, as Saskbuilds said the liquidation of Carillion won't delay the project. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

'Carillion liquidation won't affect completion of Sask. hospital': Saskbuilds

By Greg Higgins
January 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

The liquidation of the U.K. based company in charge of constructing and maintaining the Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford (SHNB) won’t affect the completion of the facility or any jobs there, according to Saskbuilds.

Dr. Schlapkohl with the Saskatchewan Health Authority advises lowering expectations during the holiday season to avoid stress.
Dr. Schlapkohl with the Saskatchewan Health Authority advises lowering expectations during the holiday season to avoid stress. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Lower expectations for stress relief over holidays: Psychologist

By Greg Higgins
December 20, 2017 - 12:47pm

The holiday season is supposed to be one of cheer and joy for most, but for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one or those with anxiety, this can be the toughest time of year for them.

Environment Canada is warning people to drive and walk with caution tonight and into tomorrow as warm weather today mixed with freezing temperatures tonight will melt snow and could cause a flash freeze on roads and walkways.
Environment Canada is warning people to drive and walk with caution tonight and into tomorrow as warm weather today mixed with freezing temperatures tonight will melt snow and could cause a flash freeze on roads and walkways. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Plus temperatures to cause hazardous driving conditions

By Greg Higgins
November 23, 2017 - 10:00am

Relief from the unseasonably cold weather this month is coming today in the form of temperatures up to 5 C, but according to Environment Canada, the nice weather comes with its own set of hazards.

Emergency Contraception or "the morning after pill" can be taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex in order to terminate a potential pregnancy. Saskatchewan requires the woman purchasing it go through a screening process and is the last province to require such a process.
Emergency Contraception or "the morning after pill" can be taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex in order to terminate a potential pregnancy. Saskatchewan requires the woman purchasing it go through a screening process and is the last province to require such a process. Greg Higgins/BattlefordsNOW

Saskatchewan’s stance on emergency contraceptive comes under fire

By Greg Higgins
May 5, 2017 - 2:00pm

A Saskatchewan-only screening process for the morning after pill is being called a violation of privacy and is now putting the province's emergency contraceptive requirements into question.

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