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An afternoon crowd awaits the return of the Site Selection Committee for the Saskatchewan Games Council at the Cuplex in North Battleford, Sask. on Feb. 10, 2016
An afternoon crowd awaits the return of the Site Selection Committee for the Saskatchewan Games Council at the Cuplex in North Battleford, Sask. on Feb. 10, 2016 Duncan Cairns-Brenner/battlefordsNOW staff

Positive outlook for N.B. bid to host Winter Games

By Duncan Cairns-Brenner
February 11, 2016 - 7:28am

On an unseasonably warm February morning a small crowd gathered outside of North Battleford’s Cuplex, awaiting the Site Selection Committee for the Saskatchewan Games Council to emerge from the building, to show its support for the city’s bid to hold the 2018 winter games.

Blaine Favel, advisor to the law firm representing the Onion Lake and Poundmaker Cree First Nations in a lawsuit against the federal government
Blaine Favel, advisor to the law firm representing the Onion Lake and Poundmaker Cree First Nations in a lawsuit against the federal government Bryn Levy/CKOM News

First Nations launch $3-billion lawsuit against Ottawa

By CKOM News
February 9, 2016 - 12:55pm Updated: February 10, 2016 - 9:47am

First Nations are suing the federal government saying they are owed billions of dollars for failing to protect oil and gas rights on their traditional lands.

North West Terminal facility in Unity, Sask
North West Terminal facility in Unity, Sask Submitted Photo/KB Photography

North West Terminal posts multi-million dollar profit despite plummeting fuel-ethanol prices

By Duncan Cairns-Brenner
February 9, 2016 - 6:45am

North West Terminal, a Unity based inland-grain terminal and bio-products company, has posted a multi-million dollar net revenue this year despite collapsing fuel-ethanol prices.

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