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Tim Barnhart, of the National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association, and Peter Cardinal, of the Cousins Group of Companies, greet one another at the conference Thursday.
Tim Barnhart, of the National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association, and Peter Cardinal, of the Cousins Group of Companies, greet one another at the conference Thursday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Conference aims to help First Nations explore medical marijuana production

By Angela Brown
August 16, 2018 - 3:00pm

Members of many First Nations attended a conference in North Battleford Thursday to find out more about the benefits of getting involved in niche markets such as medical marijuana production and how it could create more economic opportunites for Indigenous people

Youths from around Prince Albert and the surrounding area have gathered at the Senator Allen Bird Memorial Gymnasium to participate in the first ever Call to Action 66 gathering.
Youths from around Prince Albert and the surrounding area have gathered at the Senator Allen Bird Memorial Gymnasium to participate in the first ever Call to Action 66 gathering. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Gathering aims to educate youth about residential schools, culture

By Bryan Eneas
August 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

Youth, Elders and all ages in between are gathering at the Senator Allen Bird Memorial Gymnasium to learn more about themselves.

The Call to Action 66 gathering focuses on the intergenerational traumas of the residential school era in Canada, while educating youth about their culture.

From left, Betty McLeod-Anderson, Dorell Taylor, Carol Crowe and Doreen Kerby at the 90th anniversary celebration Friday.
From left, Betty McLeod-Anderson, Dorell Taylor, Carol Crowe and Doreen Kerby at the 90th anniversary celebration Friday. Charlene Tebbutt/ paNOW Staff

Long-time visitors share memories on anniversary of Prince Albert National Park

By Charlene Tebbutt
August 11, 2018 - 12:45pm Updated: August 12, 2018 - 7:28am

As the Prince Albert National Park marks 90 years, some of those who grew up spending time in the area shared fond memories with family and friends in the early days of the park.

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