Federal Politics

There are still many questions surrounding Steven Briggs's escape from the Saskatchewan Penitentiary.
There are still many questions surrounding Steven Briggs's escape from the Saskatchewan Penitentiary. Facebook/ The Correctional Service of Canada

Vehicle inmate stole was not left running: Prison spokesperson

By Nigel Maxwell
January 2, 2019 - 2:33pm

A correctional vehicle stolen from the Saskatchewan Penitentiary property New Year's Eve during an inmate's escape, was not left running and the keys were not in the ignition, according to a staff member at the prison.

Prince Albert MP Randy Hoback told paNOW the riding faces some serious challenges going forward.
Prince Albert MP Randy Hoback told paNOW the riding faces some serious challenges going forward. File photo/paNOW Staff

Year in Review: Randy Hoback reflects on 2018

By Michael Joel-Hansen
December 21, 2018 - 11:35am Updated: December 21, 2018 - 12:18pm

As 2018 draws to a close, paNOW is taking a look back on the most important and impactful stories of the year, as selected by our reporters and editorial staff.

There are some big economic challenges ahead according to MP Randy Hoback.

Lawyer Estelle Hjertaas thinks the large Prince Albert riding, with the city's major role as a host to services across the North, is being over-looked by Ottawa and the rest of the province.
Lawyer Estelle Hjertaas thinks the large Prince Albert riding, with the city's major role as a host to services across the North, is being over-looked by Ottawa and the rest of the province. Facebook/image: Wilna Furstenberg

P.A. lawyer wants to become Liberal MP

By Glenn Hicks
December 20, 2018 - 5:30pm

A Prince Albert Legal Aid lawyer is seeking the nod from the Liberal Party to run in next year’s federal election.

Estelle Hjertaas submitted her name to party headquarters and hopes to get the opportunity to run this October in a large riding she thinks is being over-looked.

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