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Patricia Crowe, left, and Karla Ethier at the kick off Monday to Sexual Assault Awareness Week and a blanket including messages of support for victims of sexual violence.
Patricia Crowe, left, and Karla Ethier at the kick off Monday to Sexual Assault Awareness Week and a blanket including messages of support for victims of sexual violence. Charlene Tebbutt/paNOW Staff

Sexual Assault Awareness Week kicks off in Prince Albert

By Charlene Tebbutt
May 14, 2018 - 2:00pm

The majority of all sexual assaults are never reported, a statistic that local advocates are hoping to change as the province and City of Prince Albert proclaim this week Sexual Assault Awareness Week.

Ward 3 Coun. Evert Botha says he is "ready to move forward" after he was sanctioned by city council for online comments.
Ward 3 Coun. Evert Botha says he is "ready to move forward" after he was sanctioned by city council for online comments. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Botha 'ready to move forward' after sanctions for online comments

By Tyler Marr
May 8, 2018 - 5:00pm

Prince Albert City Councillor for Ward 3 Evert Botha says he is ready to "move forward" in light of the decision made at Monday night's city council meeting to sanction him.

Ward 3 Coun. Evert Botha speaks during Monday's city council meeting. Sanctions have been laid against the councillor after he made “inappropriate, disrespectful and derogatory” comments on social media.
Ward 3 Coun. Evert Botha speaks during Monday's city council meeting. Sanctions have been laid against the councillor after he made “inappropriate, disrespectful and derogatory” comments on social media. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Council imposes sanctions on Botha for ‘inappropriate' online comments

By Tyler Marr
May 8, 2018 - 8:00am

Prince Albert City Council has slapped Ward 3 Coun. Evert Botha with sanctions after he made what were described as “inappropriate, disrespectful and derogatory” comments on social media during a Prince Albert Raiders game.

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