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Synergy Five Investments LP is opening stores in North Battleford, Warman and Yorkton.
Synergy Five Investments LP is opening stores in North Battleford, Warman and Yorkton. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

First Nations company set to open pot shops in six months

By Derek Cornet
July 17, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: July 17, 2018 - 2:55pm

With recreational marijuana set to become officially legalized Oct. 17, Synergy Five Investments LP CEO Sean Willy said he is excited to see First Nations entering an emerging industry.

NDP MP Georgina Jolibois says interprovincial transport is the federal government's responsibility and they need to drive a plan to save or replace Greyhound service across the Prairies.
NDP MP Georgina Jolibois says interprovincial transport is the federal government's responsibility and they need to drive a plan to save or replace Greyhound service across the Prairies. File photo/Derek Cornet

Feds must do more to save bus service: NDP

By Glenn Hicks
July 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

The NDP MP for Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River says the federal government has an obligation to either save Greyhound bus service in Western Canada or help subsidize a new one.

The federal government is making seatbelts on new highway buses mandatory from 2020, but enforcement will be a challenge according to a local operator.
The federal government is making seatbelts on new highway buses mandatory from 2020, but enforcement will be a challenge according to a local operator. The Canadian Press

New bus seatbelt laws will be difficult to enforce, company owner says

By Glenn Hicks
July 12, 2018 - 10:00am

A Saskatchewan charter bus company is welcoming news of stricter seatbelt regulations from the federal government, but says enforcement will be a challenge.

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.
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

Move into new Saskatchewan Hospital expected to start next month

By Angela Brown
July 9, 2018 - 1:00pm

The new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford is coming closer to completion.

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