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Lighthouse opens 24 hours a day, seven days a week for those in need but still needs help from the community.
Lighthouse opens 24 hours a day, seven days a week for those in need but still needs help from the community. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Lighthouse opens 24-7 for those in need

By Greg Higgins
November 30, 2016 - 12:00pm Updated: November 30, 2016 - 1:30pm

Availability of the local homeless shelter throughout winter was up in the air for months but with help from the public, the plan is to stay open all hours of the day until at least spring.

NDP MLA's Nicole Rancourt and Danielle Chartier leading a town hall discussion on health care Friday night at the Don Ross Centre.
NDP MLA's Nicole Rancourt and Danielle Chartier leading a town hall discussion on health care Friday night at the Don Ross Centre. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

NDP discuss short staffing and Lighthouse at health care town hall

By Sarah Rae
October 15, 2016 - 12:00pm Updated: October 17, 2016 - 6:39am

Saskatchewan’s opposition health critic visited the Battlefords with hopes of bringing local concerns back to the Regina legislature.

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