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City councillor Mark Tweidt, Member of Parliament Randy Hoback, Donna Brooks Executive Director YWCA all listen to MC Brian Howell speak during the donation announcement.
City councillor Mark Tweidt, Member of Parliament Randy Hoback, Donna Brooks Executive Director YWCA all listen to MC Brian Howell speak during the donation announcement. Kayla Bruch, paNOW Staff.

Fed. Gov. donates $295K to charities

By Kayla Bruch
January 31, 2015 - 12:02pm Updated: January 31, 2015 - 2:49pm

A contribution of $295,000 over the next five years, for the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is said to have a great impact on lowering the number of homeless people in Prince Albert.

Mayor Greg Dionne speaks during the State of the City Address on Thursday.
Mayor Greg Dionne speaks during the State of the City Address on Thursday. Thia James, paNOW Staff

Dionne’s State of the City speech draws strong reaction, but no apology for weight ‘joke’

By Thia James
January 31, 2015 - 8:26am

The response to Mayor Greg Dionne’s State of the City Address has been swift and strong against some of the comments he made on Thursday at the Ches Leach Lounge.

The Kinsmen water slides in the winter.
The Kinsmen water slides in the winter. paNOW file photo

VIDEO: Kinsmen water slides’ repair to go ahead; ‘big dig’ coming to P.A.

By Thia James
January 30, 2015 - 6:48am Updated: January 30, 2015 - 9:36am

Mayor Greg Dionne’s third State of the City Address contained an important announcement about the water slides at the Kinsmen Water Park: the Kinsmen Club of Prince Albert will be taking over the ‘Save our Water Slides’ campaign.

Mayor Greg Dionne speaks at the State of the City Address on Thursday at the Ches Leach Lounge.
Mayor Greg Dionne speaks at the State of the City Address on Thursday at the Ches Leach Lounge. Thia James, paNOW Staff

VIDEO: Dionne to skip mayors' meeting, pokes fun at Saskatoon mayor’s weight

By Thia James
January 30, 2015 - 6:26am Updated: January 30, 2015 - 7:09am

Mayor Greg Dionne will not be attending the mayors' caucus at this year’s Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) convention in Saskatoon next week.