Provincial Politics

Candidate Ken Cheveldayoff was door knocking in the Battlefords on Thursday to encourage Saskatchewan Party members to vote for him in the leadership election.
Candidate Ken Cheveldayoff was door knocking in the Battlefords on Thursday to encourage Saskatchewan Party members to vote for him in the leadership election. submitted photo/Nicole Rebin

Candidate Cheveldayoff takes campaign door-to-door in Battlefords

By Angela Brown
January 19, 2018 - 4:52pm

Saskatchewan Party leadership race hopeful Ken Cheveldayoff took his campaign to the Battlefords Thursday, going door-to-door to encourage party members who haven't voted yet to vote for him.

Living Sky School Division's Strategic Plan passed with the majority of support, although some board trustees were concerned about funding.
Living Sky School Division's Strategic Plan passed with the majority of support, although some board trustees were concerned about funding. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Living Sky passes Strategic Plan despite some challenges

By Angela Brown
January 18, 2018 - 10:17am

Living Sky School Division's Strategic Plan was passed last night with the majority of support, although some board trustees were concerned about not having sufficient funding to support the long-range initiative.

Workers were still out in full force this morning at the Saskatchewan Hospital construction site, as Saskbuilds said the liquidation of Carillion won't delay the project.
Workers were still out in full force this morning at the Saskatchewan Hospital construction site, as Saskbuilds said the liquidation of Carillion won't delay the project. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

'Carillion liquidation won't affect completion of Sask. hospital': Saskbuilds

By Greg Higgins
January 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

The liquidation of the U.K. based company in charge of constructing and maintaining the Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford (SHNB) won’t affect the completion of the facility or any jobs there, according to Saskbuilds.

Carillion, the company in charge of designing, building, financing and maintaining the new Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford, has gone into liquidation.
Carillion, the company in charge of designing, building, financing and maintaining the new Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford, has gone into liquidation. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Construction company in charge of new psych facility in N.B. goes into liquidation

By Colin McGarrigle
January 15, 2018 - 10:49am Updated: January 16, 2018 - 9:37am

The U.K. based construction company in charge of constructing the new Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford has gone into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs at risk across Canada, and leaving uncertainty for the completion of the hospital.

North Battleford City Hall is concerned about the costs of additional policing and other related charges for cannabis sales as well as production, as discussed at council's meeting Monday.
North Battleford City Hall is concerned about the costs of additional policing and other related charges for cannabis sales as well as production, as discussed at council's meeting Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B. City Hall looking at cost to city related to cannabis sales

By Angela Brown
January 9, 2018 - 12:00pm

North Battleford City Hall is concerned about the costs associated with cannabis sales if the city decides to allow for retailing, following the province’s announcement the city is entitled to two permits for retail outlets in the city.  

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