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Kinsmen Park will once again be the host site of celebrations June 21.
Kinsmen Park will once again be the host site of celebrations June 21. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

UPDATE: National Aboriginal Day celebrations around the region

By Bryan Eneas
June 20, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 3:29pm

UPDATE: Because of weather concerns, all National Aboriginal Day celebrations will move to the Art Hauser.

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The first days of summer mark national celebrations dedicated to the first peoples of Canada. 

Canadian Blood Services is asking Canadians to roll up their sleeves and donate blood as inventory levels are well below the minimum need.
Canadian Blood Services is asking Canadians to roll up their sleeves and donate blood as inventory levels are well below the minimum need. file photo/paNOW staff

Critical need for blood as inventory levels below minimum need

By Tyler Marr
June 19, 2017 - 5:00pm

Canadian Blood Services is asking Canadians to roll up their sleeves and donate blood as national inventory levels have reached critical levels.

The country typically requires between 20 to 25,0000 units on hand at any given time, but currently only has between 12 and 14,000.

The Prince Albert police are considering forming an Indigenous women's advisory committee following a Human Rights Watch report.
The Prince Albert police are considering forming an Indigenous women's advisory committee following a Human Rights Watch report. File photo/paNOW Staff

P.A. police respond to report on the treatment of Indigenous women

By paNOW Staff
June 19, 2017 - 2:00pm

Following a report by an American-based human rights advocacy group on the treatment of Indigenous women by police, Prince Albert’s police service is considering forming a committee specifically to review the findings.

Crews are seen outside a building they were called to for a structure fire.
Crews are seen outside a building they were called to for a structure fire. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

No injuries in downtown structure fire

By paNOW Staff
June 18, 2017 - 4:14pm

At approximately 2:10 p.m., emergency crews responded to a report of smoke in the attic at 140 8 Street East.

Upon arrival, fire crew members determined there was an active fire in the attic space. There were two people in the building at the time. Both escaped without injury.

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