Housing

Most of Anthony Bear's belongings have been removed from the first trailer he owned. He said thieves took a liking to entering his property while he was gone, and he felt vulnerable after he lost numerous items to theft. The house stands mostly empty as he slowly completes odd jobs around the building in an attempt to make the trailer livable again.
Most of Anthony Bear's belongings have been removed from the first trailer he owned. He said thieves took a liking to entering his property while he was gone, and he felt vulnerable after he lost numerous items to theft. The house stands mostly empty as he slowly completes odd jobs around the building in an attempt to make the trailer livable again. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Muskoday First Nation resident seeks power, water, and gas connections for home

By Bryan Eneas
August 17, 2018 - 5:00pm

For 12 gruelling years, Anthony Bear has struggled to connect his home on the Muskoday First Nation to nearby power, water, and natural gas lines.

P.A. joins the rest of the province in a major decline in housing starts, which is also mirrored elsewhere in the country.
P.A. joins the rest of the province in a major decline in housing starts, which is also mirrored elsewhere in the country. File photo/lethbridgenewsNOW

P.A. housing slump mirrored across province and nation

By paNOW Staff
August 10, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: August 10, 2018 - 4:32pm

Prince Albert’s housing construction scene may be in the doldrums, but the city is not alone as latest figures show the severe decline is widespread across the province and in other parts of the nation.

Seniors gathered in downtown Prince Albert to look at ways to improve the lives of older adults in Saskatchewan.
Seniors gathered in downtown Prince Albert to look at ways to improve the lives of older adults in Saskatchewan. Charlene Tebbutt/paNOW Staff

Local seniors look at ways to improve quality of life for older adults

By Charlene Tebbutt
August 10, 2018 - 12:00pm

Seniors in Prince Albert gathered this week to talk about ways to improve the lives of older adults as part of ongoing work toward a new senior strategy for Saskatchewan.

Bucking the trend: Construction on Woodbridge Terrace, the third phase of a new housing development in the city's West Hill area, has begun. From left, Randy Boehr, site supervisor, Josh Remai with Span West and Rob Bechard, project manager for the new 24-unit condo development.
Bucking the trend: Construction on Woodbridge Terrace, the third phase of a new housing development in the city's West Hill area, has begun. From left, Randy Boehr, site supervisor, Josh Remai with Span West and Rob Bechard, project manager for the new 24-unit condo development. Charlene Tebbutt/ paNOW Staff

Developer sees optimism despite flat housing market

By Charlene Tebbutt
August 8, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: August 9, 2018 - 8:44am

Despite a slowdown in the local new housing market that has seen permits for single family units dwindle to a trickle, at least one developer has confidence that new multi-family developments in Prince Albert will be a hit with existing and first-time home buyers.

Prince Albert has climbed the rankings in a nationwide survey of best places to live in Canada.
Prince Albert has climbed the rankings in a nationwide survey of best places to live in Canada. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

P.A. climbs rankings for livable cities as mayor calls for more positivity

By Glenn Hicks
August 3, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: August 3, 2018 - 5:33pm

Prince Albert rose 34 places since last year in a survey of Best Places to live in Canada and the mayor says people need to focus more on the positives in the community.

The city says the landowner was given notice about overgrown grass and weeds on his land and a gas line that was ruptured by a city mower had not been dealt with safely following a demolition on the lot.
The city says the landowner was given notice about overgrown grass and weeds on his land and a gas line that was ruptured by a city mower had not been dealt with safely following a demolition on the lot. submitted photo/Josh Morrow

City treats all bylaw infractions the same way: City manager

By Glenn Hicks
July 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

The City of Prince Albert has responded to complaints from an owner of multiple properties who labelled city hall “selective and vindictive” for going onto one his lots to mow overg

A P.A. property owner and landlord claims the city is over-zealous, vindictive and selective in its approach to cleaning up lots.
A P.A. property owner and landlord claims the city is over-zealous, vindictive and selective in its approach to cleaning up lots. submitted photo/Josh Morrow

City is 'selective and vindictive' as gas line ruptured: Property owner claims

By Glenn Hicks
July 17, 2018 - 5:00pm

The owner of several residential properties in Prince Albert claims the city is being “selective and vindictive” in the way they treat certain people.

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