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A judge ruled 93 documents involved in the Husky Energy oil spill investigation will remain sealed.
A judge ruled 93 documents involved in the Husky Energy oil spill investigation will remain sealed. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Court orders oil spill documents sealed to investigators

By Bryan Eneas
January 22, 2018 - 5:00pm

A judge has decided numerous documents pertaining to the Husky Energy oil spill in 2016, which affected multiple communities along the North Saskatchewan River, will remain sealed to Environment Canada investigators.

Gun caches like this are often seized by local police.
Gun caches like this are often seized by local police. submitted photo/Prince Albert Police Service

Mayor of P.A. promises gun return program as licensing discussion heats up

By Brandon Graziano
January 20, 2018 - 8:00am Updated: January 21, 2018 - 7:53am

The mayor of Prince Albert has announced council is working on a program to help reduce firearm thefts.

Calling in to Talk Back with Brandon Graziano on CKBI Friday morning Greg Dionne said they were looking at introducing an initiative for gun returns.

The lawyer for the company suing Embee Diamonds Technologies Inc.says the P.A. company is throwing up procedural roadblocks by attempting to get the case moved to Belgian courts.
The lawyer for the company suing Embee Diamonds Technologies Inc.says the P.A. company is throwing up procedural roadblocks by attempting to get the case moved to Belgian courts. file photo/paNOW Staff

P.A. diamond company wants debt dispute moved to Belgian court

By Glenn Hicks
January 19, 2018 - 5:00pm

A Prince Albert company embroiled in a lengthy lawsuit over a big diamond purchase is being accused of throwing up roadblocks in the legal proceedings.

Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation Chief Louie Mercredi (right) was disappointed after the federal government wouldn't fund a longer runway and all-weather road.
Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation Chief Louie Mercredi (right) was disappointed after the federal government wouldn't fund a longer runway and all-weather road. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Fond du Lac Chief calls-out feds

By paNOW Staff
January 19, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: January 19, 2018 - 6:48pm

The Chief of the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation said the federal government is shirking its responsibility to First Nations.

Local mental health and seniors groups are welcoming a move by the British government to shed light on an epidemic plaguing populations: loneliness.
Local mental health and seniors groups are welcoming a move by the British government to shed light on an epidemic plaguing populations: loneliness. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Mental health, senior groups applaud new U.K. Ministry of Loneliness

By Tyler Marr
January 19, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: January 21, 2018 - 7:58am

Despite a constant connection to the world in the palm of our hands, loneliness and its widespread impact continue to plague populations.

PAGC Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte said the council is saddened by Cooper's resignation as chief of police in Prince Albert, and wished him all the best as he moves to Saskatoon.
PAGC Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte said the council is saddened by Cooper's resignation as chief of police in Prince Albert, and wished him all the best as he moves to Saskatoon. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Prince Albert Grand Council will aid in police chief search

By Bryan Eneas
January 19, 2018 - 4:03pm Updated: January 22, 2018 - 8:25am

The local grand council representing 12 Indigenous bands will have a say in who holds the title of chief police in Prince Albert.

According to Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte, the organization is honoured to be a part of the selection process.

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