A rendering of what the new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford will look like after it's completed. The move into the new facility is expected to start in August. The facility should be open around December.File photo/Government of Saskatchewan
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
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.
The RM of Battle River Reeve Joe Beckman, centre, and Administrator Betty Johnson, left, join New Beginnings campaign lead Corinne Bernier Delainey during a cheque presentation recently. The RM of Battle River made a $50,000 donation to the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings campaign.Facebook/Saskatchewan Hospital New Beginnings
Two area municipalities stepped up to give the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford New Beginnings fundraising campaign a boost with a total donation of over $101,000, helping bring the total funds raised a little closer to the $8 million campaign goal.
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