Battlefords

Local band The Evening Shift plays at Central Park at the National Aboriginal Day talent showcase.
Local band The Evening Shift plays at Central Park at the National Aboriginal Day talent showcase. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Indigenous talent on display for National Aboriginal Day

By Sarah Rae
June 22, 2016 - 2:00pm

Aboriginal groups in the area are working together to make the most of the day dedicated to them. North Battleford councillor Ray Fox said when National Aboriginal Day was first declared 20 years ago, groups were scattered with different ideas of how to celebrate and competed to draw a crowd.

The hockey program is one of the many programs offered by the Battlefords Boys and Girls Club.
The hockey program is one of the many programs offered by the Battlefords Boys and Girls Club. Battlefords Boys and Girls Club/Facebook

Boys and Girls Club asking for community’s help

By Sarah Rae
June 21, 2016 - 5:28pm

A local children’s program has almost doubled the amount of kids it serves.

The Battlefords Boys and Girls Club helped nearly twice as many kids in 2015 as the year before. Now, they just have to catch up to the demand financially.

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