Provincial Politics

The Northern Lights Casino is one of seven SIGA casinos in Saskatchewan.
The Northern Lights Casino is one of seven SIGA casinos in Saskatchewan. File photo/paNOW Staff

SIGA says no to cannabis cigarettes

By Nigel Maxwell
October 17, 2018 - 12:25pm Updated: October 17, 2018 - 1:10pm

With recreational marijuana use now legal in Canada, inquiring minds want to know when and where they can go to light up, but paNOW has learned at least one form of popular entertainment in the province will not be gambling with issues related to second hand cannabis smoke.

Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili addresses the crowd gathered at the Saskatchewan NDP annual convention on Oct. 13, 2018.
Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili addresses the crowd gathered at the Saskatchewan NDP annual convention on Oct. 13, 2018. Keenan Sorokan/650 CKOM

Dream and deliver: NDP’s Meili unveils new energy program

By 650 CKOM
October 15, 2018 - 6:08am

“We dream, and we deliver.”

Those were the words that Ryan Meili echoed plenty of times during his nearly 40-minute speech to party members at the Saskatchewan NDP convention in Saskatoon Saturday.

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is reviewing submissions in a Request for Proposals on how to move forward with the redevelopment of the Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is reviewing submissions in a Request for Proposals on how to move forward with the redevelopment of the Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert. file photo/paNOW Staff

Health Authority charting the course on future of Vic Hospital

By Teena Monteleone
October 12, 2018 - 2:13pm

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and Ministry of Health are reviewing submissions in their Request for Proposals on how to move forward on the development of the Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert.

The University of Saskatchewan says the centralization of courses in their soon-to-be renovated new campus in P.A.'s downtown will help them boost Indigenous enrollment.
The University of Saskatchewan says the centralization of courses in their soon-to-be renovated new campus in P.A.'s downtown will help them boost Indigenous enrollment. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Indigenization goals for U of S campus in P.A.

By Glenn Hicks
October 11, 2018 - 5:55pm

The president of the University of Saskatchewan says Indigenization goals they've set for the Saskatoon campus are also part of their plans for the new central campus in downtown Prince Albert.

Government funding for homes like this one, opened by the River Bank Development Corp. in 2014, will provide more affordable housing solutions for larger families in Prince Albert.
Government funding for homes like this one, opened by the River Bank Development Corp. in 2014, will provide more affordable housing solutions for larger families in Prince Albert. file photo/paNOW Staff

Governments fund more 'Homes of Hope' in Prince Albert; northern communities

By Teena Monteleone
October 11, 2018 - 2:42pm

There will soon be more affordable housing solutions for families in greatest need in Prince Albert.

Pages