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Taking Teddy in for a check-up.
Taking Teddy in for a check-up. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Teaching the importance of vaccines and hygiene in a fun way

From battlefordsNOW
May 27, 2016 - 4:00pm Updated: November 17, 2016 - 12:41pm

Today's visit to Central Park was a unique one, as kids brought their favorite stuffed animals to the Teddy Bear Clinic.

The event marked the 18th anniversary for the Early Childhood Intervention Program today, May 27.

A child watches a mock collision demonstration by emergency services in North Battleford.
A child watches a mock collision demonstration by emergency services in North Battleford. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Mock collision shows dangers of drinking and driving

From battlefordsNOW
May 27, 2016 - 6:54am Updated: November 17, 2016 - 12:41pm

Sirens blared as ambulances, a fire truck and a police car raced into the Frontier Centre parking lot. Children watched as workers covered the deceased with sheets, arrested the drunk driver and removed an injured passenger, all while listening to an explanation of events.

Minister Amarjeet Sohi is presented with a blanket after his speech.
Minister Amarjeet Sohi is presented with a blanket after his speech. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Federal ministers and FSIN demonstrate improved relationship

From battlefordsNOW
May 26, 2016 - 4:00pm Updated: November 17, 2016 - 12:41pm

National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde said having three federal ministers speak at the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations spring assembly sends a strong message about nation to nation communication in Canada.

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