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NDP leader Tom Mulcair.
NDP leader Tom Mulcair. File Photo/CKOM News

NDP leader comes to La Loche, while local MP waits for change

By Colton Swiderski
February 3, 2016 - 6:00pm

Nearly three weeks after the La Loche tragedy, NDP leader Tom Mulcair came to the town to pay his respects. After his visit, and visits from both the Prime Minister and Saskatchewan’s Premier, MP Georgina Jolibois hopes issues in her community will be addressed.   

Wildfires burning near La Ronge July 2015.
Wildfires burning near La Ronge July 2015. GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN

Sask. leaders discuss lessons learned in northern wildfires

By Kevin Martel
February 3, 2016 - 7:21am

Northern communities that were affected by forest fires this past summer are still identifying ways to improve on their response and efforts to help mitigate damage.

Paying for the disaster is one of the reasons the government of Saskatchewan is going into deficit.

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