Federal Politics

Farm groups across the country are hoping Bill C-49 will help ease grain backlogs.
Farm groups across the country are hoping Bill C-49 will help ease grain backlogs. Submitted Photo/Wayne Bacon

Pressure mounting on Federal government to pass transportation bill

By Nigel Maxwell
April 27, 2018 - 8:00am

The recently-amended Bill C-49 has been referred back to the House of Commons from the Senate, and both the Member of Parliament for Prince Albert and a national group representing producers said they want no more delays.

The former correctional facility in Buffalo Narrows could be turned into an addictions treatment centre, if Mayor Bobby Woods and his fellow Councillors have their way.
The former correctional facility in Buffalo Narrows could be turned into an addictions treatment centre, if Mayor Bobby Woods and his fellow Councillors have their way. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Buffalo Narrows seeks to convert former correctional facility to treatment centre

By Bryan Eneas
April 26, 2018 - 5:00pm

In response to outcries from the community, a village is looking for a creative solution to tackle social issues in Northern Saskatchewan.

Environment Minister Dustin Duncan, Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan announce the court challenge against a federal carbon tax April 25, 2018.
Environment Minister Dustin Duncan, Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan announce the court challenge against a federal carbon tax April 25, 2018. Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff

Sask. launches carbon tax challenge in court

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 25, 2018 - 1:52pm

Saskatchewan’s fight against the federal carbon tax has advanced to the next round.

The government has launched a constitutional reference case in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to challenge the federal government’s ability to impose its tax on the province.

Corey O'Soup, the Saskatchewan Child and Youth Advocate, released his annual report on April 24, 2018.
Corey O'Soup, the Saskatchewan Child and Youth Advocate, released his annual report on April 24, 2018. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Child and Youth Advocate highlights successes and challenges in annual report

By Bryan Eneas
April 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

The 2018 Saskatchewan Youth Child Advocate report was released this week, highlighting some of the struggles and successes seen in the province over the past year.

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