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A recount will be called after NDP's Georgina Jolibois was elected MP of Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River with a margin of only 70 votes over Liberal candidate Lawrence Joseph.
A recount will be called after NDP's Georgina Jolibois was elected MP of Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River with a margin of only 70 votes over Liberal candidate Lawrence Joseph. paNOW file photo.

Recount called for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River

By paNOW Staff
October 30, 2015 - 10:04am Updated: October 30, 2015 - 10:43am

There will be a recount in the riding of Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River.

Elections Canada confirming the news on their website on Friday.

Onion Lake Cree Nation chief Wallace Fox speaks at First Nations Financial Transparency Act speech.
Onion Lake Cree Nation chief Wallace Fox speaks at First Nations Financial Transparency Act speech. Lasia Kretzel, CKOM News.

First Nations granted stays against government's transparency law

By Brent Bosker
October 26, 2015 - 10:28am

First Nations fighting the federal government's financial transparency law are celebrating a victory.

A decision by the by Federal Court of Canada on Friday has ordered the government to back off legal efforts to force bands to make their audited financial statements public.

(L to R) John Courtney, Daniel Beland, Haizhen Mou and Michael Atkinson take part in a panel discussing the 2015 election at the University of Saskatchewan on Oct. 21, 2015.
(L to R) John Courtney, Daniel Beland, Haizhen Mou and Michael Atkinson take part in a panel discussing the 2015 election at the University of Saskatchewan on Oct. 21, 2015. François Biber, CKOM Staff.

University panel discusses federal election result

By François Biber
October 21, 2015 - 5:29pm

As a new Liberal majority government prepares to move into Parliament,  curiosity about what happens next is likely top of mind for many Canadians.

Donovan Hastings at Head 2 Head Novelties in Regina.
Donovan Hastings at Head 2 Head Novelties in Regina. Adriana Christianson, CJME News.

'High time' for Liberals to legalize marijuana: Regina shop

By Adriana Christianson
October 21, 2015 - 11:58am

Employees at the Head 2 Head Novelties shop in Regina have high hopes for Justin Trudeau's promise to legalize marijuana.
 
Donovan Hastings works there as an advisor for the Green Canvas,which is listed as an amusement and recreation company.
 

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