Provincial Politics

Finance Minister Donna Harpauer and Premier Scott Moe both discussed the possibility of a new hospital in Prince Albert at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon May 1.
Finance Minister Donna Harpauer and Premier Scott Moe both discussed the possibility of a new hospital in Prince Albert at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon May 1. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Premier, Finance Minister discuss new hospital during P.A. visit

By Bryan Eneas
May 2, 2018 - 8:00am

Saskatchewan's premier and finance minister reaffirmed their commitment to a new, provincially-funded hospital in Prince Albert during a visit to the city Tuesday.

Students from the Indigenous Social Work program at the First Nations University of Canada have penned an open letter to Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe regarding mental health in schools.
Students from the Indigenous Social Work program at the First Nations University of Canada have penned an open letter to Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe regarding mental health in schools. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

FNUC students call for better mental health supports in schools

By Bryan Eneas
May 1, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: May 2, 2018 - 8:15am

Indigenous social work students in Prince Albert penned an open letter to Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe calling for improved mental health services in schools.

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.

Gunner, an eight-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier, is making a slow recovery after a brush with death near his home.
Gunner, an eight-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier, is making a slow recovery after a brush with death near his home. submitted photo/Matt Hrycuik

P.A. area veteran involved in insurance battle, after nearly losing service dog

By Nigel Maxwell
April 24, 2018 - 5:00pm

A Prince Albert veteran has been told he must pay for the damages to a woman's car, after his service dog was struck and nearly killed near his home two weeks ago.

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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