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New collective agreement for CUPE workers in Battleford

By battlefordsNOW Staff
July 19, 2016 - 5:00pm

Municipal workers in Battleford have a new two-year collective agreement.

At the Battleford Town Council Meeting on Monday, July 18, council approved the agreement after workers with Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3003 voted unanimously in favour of ratifying.

Mayor Ian Hamilton assured residents the deal struck with Magic Laterns Theatres was on the level.
Mayor Ian Hamilton assured residents the deal struck with Magic Laterns Theatres was on the level. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Council reassures community Capitol Theatre was offered fair deal

By Greg Higgins
July 19, 2016 - 2:21pm

The city is getting a new theatre, but the project’s announcement hasn’t entirely been welcomed around town.

North Battleford city council has received complaints claiming it’s driving Capitol Theatre out of town by signing a new agreement with Magic Lantern Theatres.

Owners of Battleford Super A Foods Aaron and Charity Janzen presenting their petition at Battleford Town Council.
Owners of Battleford Super A Foods Aaron and Charity Janzen presenting their petition at Battleford Town Council. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battleford business owners concerned over private liquor vendor

By Matt Kelly
July 19, 2016 - 2:00pm

The impending privatization of the liquor store in Battleford isn't sitting well with local business owners.

The public liquor store, located at 102 22nd St. in downtown Battleford, is one of 40 stores across the province in the process of going private.

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