Provincial Politics

A local cannabis retail licensee called news of legalization "historic," while the City of Prince Albert will reveal next month the locations in which the pot stores can operate in the city.
A local cannabis retail licensee called news of legalization "historic," while the City of Prince Albert will reveal next month the locations in which the pot stores can operate in the city. File photo/The Canadian Press

Pot shop operator and city prepare for legal marijuana light-up day

By Glenn Hicks
June 21, 2018 - 5:00pm

One of Prince Albert's two retail cannabis licensees said the Senate passing the government's recreational marijuana bill was exciting and historic.

Former Saskatoon Police Chief Clive Weighill releases his report and makes 44 recommendations for the Office of the Chief Coroner.
Former Saskatoon Police Chief Clive Weighill releases his report and makes 44 recommendations for the Office of the Chief Coroner. Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff

More funding needed for 'inadequate' coroner’s system

By Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff
June 21, 2018 - 7:51am

Dozens of recommendations are being made to improve Saskatchewan’s coroner’s system with everything from new positions and new committees to speeding up toxicology results and having a plan around mass casualties.

Premier Scott Moe spoke Monday at a breakfast hosted by the Prince Albert & District Chamber of Commerce at the Ches Leach Lounge, where he touched on a number of topics.
Premier Scott Moe spoke Monday at a breakfast hosted by the Prince Albert & District Chamber of Commerce at the Ches Leach Lounge, where he touched on a number of topics. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Moe talks carbon tax and tariffs in Chamber speech

By Tyler Marr
June 18, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: June 18, 2018 - 10:01pm

Saskatchewan's premier continues to tout the province's crusade against the federal government's carbon tax while trumpeting Saskatchewan's own climate change plan as a more effective way to curb emissions.

Amy Killick said she hopes other mothers in Saskatchewan will not have to go through what she did.
Amy Killick said she hopes other mothers in Saskatchewan will not have to go through what she did. Submitted photo/Amy Killick

Better care needed for mothers suffering loss, Sask. mother says

By Nigel Maxwell
June 18, 2018 - 8:00am Updated: June 18, 2018 - 12:34pm

A Warman woman shared her story of personal loss in an effort to get the Saskatchewan Health Authority to address what she calls severe understaffing in hospitals.

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