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The names of the hundreds of victims of anti-transgender violence are read out during a somber event in Prince Albert Sunday.
The names of the hundreds of victims of anti-transgender violence are read out during a somber event in Prince Albert Sunday. Conrad Burns/Facebook

P.A. remembers victims of anti-transgender violence

By Glenn Hicks
November 20, 2017 - 11:54am

Today marks international Transgender Day of Remembrance.

To recognize this Prince Albert Pride and various partners organized an event Sunday to remember the victims of anti-trans violence.

The locally filmed documentary highlights the Indigenous practices used in the treatment and management of HIV/AIDS.
The locally filmed documentary highlights the Indigenous practices used in the treatment and management of HIV/AIDS. Merv Thomas/Canadian Aboriginal Aids Network

Locally shot HIV/AIDS documentary up for Los Angeles award

By Glenn Hicks
November 18, 2017 - 11:00am

A locally-shot documentary that highlights the use of Indigenous practices alongside western medicine in the treatment and management of HIV/AIDS has been nominated for an award.

The Dual polarization Doppler radar system like this one will offer far more accurate and quicker weather data making forecasting easier
The Dual polarization Doppler radar system like this one will offer far more accurate and quicker weather data making forecasting easier National Weather Service

New weather forecasting technology due by February

By Glenn Hicks
November 16, 2017 - 12:07pm Updated: November 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

New weather forecasting technology that will offer quicker and more accurate data is coming to our region but it's still three months away. And there were signs this week that the new system is much-needed.

Louise Zurowski, executive director of Catholic Family Services, said elementary students are "falling through the cracks."
Louise Zurowski, executive director of Catholic Family Services, said elementary students are "falling through the cracks." File photo/paNOW Staff

Counsellors concerned after Catholic schools cut contract

By Taylor MacPherson
November 8, 2017 - 12:00pm

Former school counsellors are concerned students may fall through the cracks after a budget shortfall led Prince Albert’s Catholic school division to end a partnership with Catholic Family Services at the start of this school year.

Bylaw officer Cory Heffernan with two of the three practicum students from the Gabriel Dumont Institute's justice studies program. The students were suited up for one of many tasks they'll be exposed to as part of their 13 week practicum.
Bylaw officer Cory Heffernan with two of the three practicum students from the Gabriel Dumont Institute's justice studies program. The students were suited up for one of many tasks they'll be exposed to as part of their 13 week practicum. PAPS/Twitter

Practicum students learn all facets of policing profession

By paNOW Staff
November 4, 2017 - 10:00am Updated: November 4, 2017 - 11:15am

The Police Albert Police Service has a few extra hands at their disposal. 

They are hosting three practicum students from the Gabriel Dumont Institute justice studies program. 

Staff Sergeant Frank Borsos said they were delighted to offer the opportunity.

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