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Volunteers sort through potatoes donated by farmers in southwestern Ontario. The potatoes were packed into bags and included in pallets of other fresh vegetables and boxes of dehydrated soup.
Volunteers sort through potatoes donated by farmers in southwestern Ontario. The potatoes were packed into bags and included in pallets of other fresh vegetables and boxes of dehydrated soup. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Huge food donation benefits North; brings reconciliation

By Bryan Eneas
November 24, 2017 - 1:58pm Updated: November 24, 2017 - 3:21pm

On Nov. 24 roughly $50,000 in fresh veggies and dehydrated soup was delivered in the Gateway to the North through the generosity of a variety of organizations.

Moliehi Khaketla, a medical officer from the Population Health Unit, discussed public health topics associated with recreational cannabis such as addictions and health effects during the 2017 New North Mayor and Council Fall Gathering on Nov. 23, 2017.
Moliehi Khaketla, a medical officer from the Population Health Unit, discussed public health topics associated with recreational cannabis such as addictions and health effects during the 2017 New North Mayor and Council Fall Gathering on Nov. 23, 2017. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

New North Mayors gathering sparks discussion about cannabis

By Bryan Eneas
November 23, 2017 - 5:06pm Updated: November 23, 2017 - 9:45pm

Mayors from the northern regions of Saskatchewan are gathered in Prince Albert for their fall meeting, and one panel about cannabis sparked discussions.

The topic was broached during a discussion panel about next year's planned legalization of recreational pot.

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson (left) was selected as one of nine people who will be looking for the next RCMP commissioner.
Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson (left) was selected as one of nine people who will be looking for the next RCMP commissioner. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Sask. Chief selected to committee choosing RCMP Commissioner

By Bryan Eneas
November 23, 2017 - 1:23pm Updated: November 23, 2017 - 2:01pm

Northern Saskatchewan will be represented on the committee selecting candidates for the RCMP’s top job.

Chief Tammy Cook-Searson from the Lac La Ronge Indian Band was announced by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale as one of nine people selecting a new commissioner.

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