Infrastructure

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Judge finds city did not give fair process in alleged illegal dumping case

By Tyler Marr
July 14, 2018 - 10:00am

A Queen’s Bench judge has ruled the City of Prince Albert denied fair process in making a decision when it decided to penalize C & D Septic following the company's alleged illegal dumping into the sanitary sewer system. The company has pleaded not guilty to the accusations.

The union representing lawyers and staff at Legal Aid Saskatchewan says recent job cuts in Saskatoon threaten the integrity of the free program and will hurt the most vulnerable. Senior management says changes are being made to better serve clients.
The union representing lawyers and staff at Legal Aid Saskatchewan says recent job cuts in Saskatoon threaten the integrity of the free program and will hurt the most vulnerable. Senior management says changes are being made to better serve clients. File photo/paNOW Staff

Concerns raised about future of Legal Aid

By Glenn Hicks
July 13, 2018 - 11:41am Updated: July 13, 2018 - 2:01pm

Legal Aid lawyers and staff are concerned about the future of the free program in cities including Prince Albert which helps the most vulnerable and marginalized people who can ill-afford legal assistance. This follows recent job cuts.

Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright.
Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright. Submitted photo/Transportation Safety Board

Derailment site cleared but heavy rain sees further suspension of service

By paNOW Staff
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

VIA rail says the site of the derailment north of Hudson Bay last week is cleared and repaired, although their service through north central Manitoba remains suspended due to heavy rains elsewhere.

Over 200 people call North Bay Trailer Park home. A new lagoon is needed for the park as the current system is failing and the WSA is threatening to shut it down, which could leave residents in the park forced to move.
Over 200 people call North Bay Trailer Park home. A new lagoon is needed for the park as the current system is failing and the WSA is threatening to shut it down, which could leave residents in the park forced to move. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Lagoon vote delayed as R.M. council seeks clarity on planning rules

By Tyler Marr
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: July 10, 2018 - 5:30pm

The future of a lagoon to service North Bay Trailer Park continues to hang in the balance after a vote on the application was tabled by councillors in the Rural Municipality of Buckland.

Many campers shared images of damaged property on social media following the storm.
Many campers shared images of damaged property on social media following the storm. Destiny Mcpeek/Twitter

UPDATE: SaskPower working to restore service to Emma and Christopher Lakes after storm

By paNOW Staff
July 8, 2018 - 10:30am Updated: July 9, 2018 - 1:09pm

After a major storm in the Lakeland region caused widespread damage Friday night and Saturday morning, SaskPower crews are working to restore service to the area.

Vehicles and campers were damaged by the fierce storm but there were no reports of serious injury.
Vehicles and campers were damaged by the fierce storm but there were no reports of serious injury. Taylor MacPherson/paNOW Staff

Miracle no one badly hurt in Lakeland storm: Fire Chief

By Glenn Hicks
July 7, 2018 - 11:00am Updated: July 7, 2018 - 12:17pm

The chief of the Lakeland Fire Department says it’s a miracle no one was badly hurt in the huge storm that ripped through the region late Friday night and early Saturday morning.

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