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The province is inviting public feedback on how they should address cannabis impairment in the workplace. However the SGEU says policies on impairment are already in place and there should be no panic ahead of legalization.
The province is inviting public feedback on how they should address cannabis impairment in the workplace. However the SGEU says policies on impairment are already in place and there should be no panic ahead of legalization. File photo/paNOW Staff

Province wants feedback on cannabis impairment in workplace, union says no need for panic

By Glenn Hicks
July 6, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Government of Saskatchewan wants the public to have their say on how best to keep people safe in the workplace once recreational marijuana is legal in October, though a union leader believes there should be no panic about the situation.

Kelly Bitner, of battlefordsNOW, preparing to cast his votes for the 2018 BOB Awards. Voting wraps up Sunday, July 8 at 11:59 p.m.
Kelly Bitner, of battlefordsNOW, preparing to cast his votes for the 2018 BOB Awards. Voting wraps up Sunday, July 8 at 11:59 p.m. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Voting period for BOB awards winding down

By Roger White
July 6, 2018 - 12:00pm

Voting for the second annual Best of the Battlefords Awards is into the home stretch as local groups, personalities, and businesses eagerly wait to see who will be selected as the best in each category.

Left to right, Rotary Past President Warren Williams, Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign committee representatives Jane Shury , Ben Christensen and fundraising lead Corinne Bernier Delainey, along with Rotary Outgoing President Terry Blanchette pose for the cheque presentation. Rotary donated $10,000 to the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign for furnishings and equipment for the new hospital at Thursday’s event.
Left to right, Rotary Past President Warren Williams, Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign committee representatives Jane Shury , Ben Christensen and fundraising lead Corinne Bernier Delainey, along with Rotary Outgoing President Terry Blanchette pose for the cheque presentation. Rotary donated $10,000 to the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign for furnishings and equipment for the new hospital at Thursday’s event. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Rotary supports Sask. Hospital campaign

By Angela Brown
June 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Rotary Club of the Battlefords took the opportunity to contribute $10,000 to the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign during its year-end wrap-up meeting Thursday.

Dekker Centre General Manager Moe McGuinty presents the audited financial statement for the Dekker Centre at Monday's council meeting. McGuinty said while the finances are in the red now, they should be in the black in about six months.
Dekker Centre General Manager Moe McGuinty presents the audited financial statement for the Dekker Centre at Monday's council meeting. McGuinty said while the finances are in the red now, they should be in the black in about six months. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Dekker Centre dealing with financial challenges

By Angela Brown
June 27, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Dekker Centre is expected to move out of the red and into the black in the near future after finishing 2017 with a $17,500 deficit, based on the general manager's latest report.

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