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Curativa Cannabis President and CEO James Davey said he is excited his company was selected for one of 51 operators for Saskatchewan's cannabis retail stores in North Battleford.
Curativa Cannabis President and CEO James Davey said he is excited his company was selected for one of 51 operators for Saskatchewan's cannabis retail stores in North Battleford. file photo/Canadian Press

Cannabis permit holder plans for expansion, more staff

By Roger White
June 5, 2018 - 12:00pm

Now that 51 operators for Saskatchewan’s cannabis retail stores are selected, the real work begins according to the president of one of the two successful applicants for the permits in North Battleford.

Cool, wet weather has assisted with many communities in the area rescinding the fire bans that have been in place for the past few weeks in hopes of avoiding scenes like this.
Cool, wet weather has assisted with many communities in the area rescinding the fire bans that have been in place for the past few weeks in hopes of avoiding scenes like this. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Recent wet weather helps officials lift fire bans

By Roger White
June 1, 2018 - 12:13pm

While some may see the wet weather as an inconvenience, fire officials and local municipalities consider it a blessing as several areas lifted fire bans imposed in early May.

Today (Friday) the R.M. and City of North Battleford joined the R.M. of Medstead in rescinding its fire ban.

The retailers who will operate the province’s cannabis retail stores in North Battleford and Battleford were announced this morning.
The retailers who will operate the province’s cannabis retail stores in North Battleford and Battleford were announced this morning. File photo/battlefordsNOW

Local cannabis retailers selected

By battlefordsNOW Staff
June 1, 2018 - 11:26am Updated: June 1, 2018 - 12:28pm

The names of the three retailers who will operate the province’s cannabis retail stores in North Battleford and Battleford were announced by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Friday morning.

R&B singer Denise Valle will be one of the performers taking part in the the Second Annual Garden Party for the Battlefords Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Society. This year's event will be held on Saturday, June 16 at Destination Battlefords.
R&B singer Denise Valle will be one of the performers taking part in the the Second Annual Garden Party for the Battlefords Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Society. This year's event will be held on Saturday, June 16 at Destination Battlefords. submitted photo/SaskMusic

Garden party for mental health set for June 16

By Roger White
May 31, 2018 - 12:00pm

After the huge response to last year’s Garden Party hosted by the Battlefords Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), organizers are looking to exceed the more than 120 who attended. 

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