Environment

The City of Prince Albert is asking for feedback on a proposed amendment to the current waste collection bylaw.
The City of Prince Albert is asking for feedback on a proposed amendment to the current waste collection bylaw. File photo/paNOW Staff

City looking at mandatory recycling for businesses, multi-unit dwellings

By Charlene Tebbutt
December 5, 2018 - 5:04pm

City staff are looking at options around a mandatory recycling program for businesses and multi-unit dwellings with more than four units in Prince Albert and are seeking feedback on the issue.

The regional director for the Métis Nation said the proposed diamond mine project east of Prince Albert was an "awesome opportunity" to provide jobs and training for her people.
The regional director for the Métis Nation said the proposed diamond mine project east of Prince Albert was an "awesome opportunity" to provide jobs and training for her people. submitted photo/Star Diamond Corp

Diamond mine is 'awesome' employment opportunity: Métis director

By Glenn Hicks
December 3, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: December 3, 2018 - 8:24pm

This region's director for the Métis Nation says the prospect of jobs at the planned Star Orion South Diamond Project is an “awesome opportunity” for her people.

Kent Charteris, left, with David Mitchell during a panel discussion at the APAS AGM in Regina Wednesday.
Kent Charteris, left, with David Mitchell during a panel discussion at the APAS AGM in Regina Wednesday. Twitter/Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan

APAS talks sub surface rights

By Michael Joel-Hansen
November 29, 2018 - 9:10am Updated: November 29, 2018 - 12:06pm

The rights of landowners have been front and center recently in Saskatchewan.

This issue was tackled at the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) annual general meeting in Regina Wednesday.

The Government of Saskatchewan wants the federal government to stick to a deal they say involves Ottawa paying half of the now estimated $278 million price tag for the remediation of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine in the North.
The Government of Saskatchewan wants the federal government to stick to a deal they say involves Ottawa paying half of the now estimated $278 million price tag for the remediation of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine in the North. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Research Council

Saskatchewan sues Ottawa over uranium mine clean-up

By Glenn Hicks
November 28, 2018 - 5:19pm

The province of Saskatchewan has filed a lawsuit against the federal government seeking half of the huge costs it has and will incur for the clean-up of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine on Lake Athabasca. The total cost could reach around $280 million.

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