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A motion by Ward 6 Coun. Blake Edwards is aiming to close the pathway between 3065 and 3067 Sherman Dr.
A motion by Ward 6 Coun. Blake Edwards is aiming to close the pathway between 3065 and 3067 Sherman Dr. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Sherman Drive walkway wanders back into City Hall

By Tyler Marr
February 13, 2018 - 5:00pm

For the fourth time since 2006, a move to close the walkway between 3065 and 3067 Sherman Dr. is on the agenda at City Hall.

The contentious path is under the microscope once again, after its potential closure was brought forward in a motion by Ward 6 Coun. Blake Edwards Monday night.

Regina Rosemont MLA Trent Wotherspoon and Saskatoon Meewasin MLA Ryan Meili are vying to secure leadership of the New Democratic Party.
Regina Rosemont MLA Trent Wotherspoon and Saskatoon Meewasin MLA Ryan Meili are vying to secure leadership of the New Democratic Party. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Rural outreach, healthcare investments top P.A. NDP leadership debate

By Tyler Marr
February 4, 2018 - 7:53am

As the race for leadership of the Saskatchewan New Democrats nears the home stretch, the two vying to secure the top job are slowly separating themselves from one another — though still overwhelming pitch parallel ideas.

Corey O'soup, Saskatchewan's Youth and Child Advocate, is part of a group who responded to Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott's statement which called the over-representation of Indigenous youth in Canada's child welfare system a crisis.
Corey O'soup, Saskatchewan's Youth and Child Advocate, is part of a group who responded to Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott's statement which called the over-representation of Indigenous youth in Canada's child welfare system a crisis. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Child and Youth Advocates call for national action

By paNOW Staff
February 2, 2018 - 12:00pm

Canada's Indigenous Services Minister called out the country's child welfare situation, and advocates have responded.

Nellie Bird, who was threatened with eviction in a letter sent to her last week, will not face eviction for hosting nomination meetings and a polling station at house number 2010 in the Montreal Lake Cree Nation. According to a statement issued by Chief Frank Roberts, the letter she received was sent in error, although he's unsure how it was sent in the first place.
Nellie Bird, who was threatened with eviction in a letter sent to her last week, will not face eviction for hosting nomination meetings and a polling station at house number 2010 in the Montreal Lake Cree Nation. According to a statement issued by Chief Frank Roberts, the letter she received was sent in error, although he's unsure how it was sent in the first place. submitted photo/Beverly Bird

Montreal Lake Cree Nation Chief apologizes for Elder's eviction letter

By Bryan Eneas
January 31, 2018 - 12:00pm

A letter which was sent to a Montreal Lake Cree Nation Elder last week threatening her eviction was sent in error.

The Ministry of Environment is open to working with a new wildfire task force created by the Prince Albert Grand Council earlier this month.
The Ministry of Environment is open to working with a new wildfire task force created by the Prince Albert Grand Council earlier this month. submitted photo/Ashly Queens

Ministry open to working with wildfire task force

By Bryan Eneas
January 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

The new wildfire task force created by the Prince Albert Grand Council may find allies in the Ministry of Environment when it comes to finding answers to a complicated problem.

La Ronge had the third highest rate of police reported cases of violence against women among 600 communities according to a recently published report.
La Ronge had the third highest rate of police reported cases of violence against women among 600 communities according to a recently published report. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Violence against women data doesn't reflect La Ronge

By Bryan Eneas
January 26, 2018 - 8:00am

La Ronge may have placed high on a list of police-reported statistics about violence against women, but the numbers don't tell the whole story according to a women who works on the front lines.

Mayor Greg Dionne took to the podium Thursday in his annual State of the City speech.
Mayor Greg Dionne took to the podium Thursday in his annual State of the City speech. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Diamonds, Husky apology, RM funding top State of the City address

By Tyler Marr
January 25, 2018 - 3:19pm Updated: January 25, 2018 - 3:53pm

The coming back of the diamond industry, asking Husky Energy for a $1 million apology, and approaching the surrounding rural municipalities for funding topped Mayor Greg Dionne’s State of the City address.

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