Greg Higgins

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.

Wesley and Heidi Veit are shown in a photo posted to Facebook on May 19, 2016.
Wesley and Heidi Veit are shown in a photo posted to Facebook on May 19, 2016. Heidi Veit/Facebook

Judge orders mental assessment for accused in Wilkie murder

By Greg Higgins
April 5, 2017 - 7:45am

A man charged with murder in the death of his estranged wife is being order to see a doctor for a mental assessment.

The results will determine whether Wesley John Veit can continue with the judicial process and ultimately face trial.

Jeremy Harrison is the Minister of the Economy for Saskatchewan and worked on the budget directly. He is defending the cuts which were made because the province had an obligation to balance the $1.2 billion deficit.
Jeremy Harrison is the Minister of the Economy for Saskatchewan and worked on the budget directly. He is defending the cuts which were made because the province had an obligation to balance the $1.2 billion deficit. file photo/meadowlakeNOW Staff

MLA who worked on provincial budget defends cuts

By Greg Higgins
March 27, 2017 - 2:39pm

A Meadow Lake MLA and Minister of the Economy who put hundreds of hours into the creation of the provincial budget says cuts were justified.

Golfer Danny Klughart in his new Muskoka chair, which he won in the Molson NW amateur tournament.
Golfer Danny Klughart in his new Muskoka chair, which he won in the Molson NW amateur tournament. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW staff

P.A. golfer wins big at N.B. amateur golf tournament

By Greg Higgins
August 14, 2016 - 6:25pm

It was beautiful weather and a strong putting game which took an amateur golfer to the top of a local tournament.

The Molson North West Amateur Tournament wrapped up at the North Battleford Golf and Country Club on Sunday, Aug. 14.

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