Saskatchewan

Smoke blotted out the sun as residents of Burstall, Sask. were forced to evacuate the town on Oct. 17, 2017.
Smoke blotted out the sun as residents of Burstall, Sask. were forced to evacuate the town on Oct. 17, 2017. Jackie Penny/Facebook

Update: More areas ordered to evacuate in southwest Sask. due to wildfire

From paNOW
October 17, 2017 - 4:37pm Updated: October 17, 2017 - 7:39pm

Update: An emergency evacuation order has been issued for the town of Burstall, the RM of Deerfolks, and Leader due to a wildfire. Residents are being told to go to Kindersley. 

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Trent Wotherspoon visited La Ronge, and the Gateway to the North on Oct. 16 and 17, where he announced his plans to re-establish a Ministry of Northern Affairs and plans to provide core funding to the Northern Trappers' Association.
Trent Wotherspoon visited La Ronge, and the Gateway to the North on Oct. 16 and 17, where he announced his plans to re-establish a Ministry of Northern Affairs and plans to provide core funding to the Northern Trappers' Association. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

NDP leadership hopeful visits the North

From paNOW
October 17, 2017 - 11:46am

One NDP leadership candidate is touring the North and announcing his plans to support the region in the future.

Trent Wotherspoon visited La Ronge on Oct. 16 where he announced his commitment to re-establishing the Ministry of Northern Affairs.

Environment Canada issues wind warnings across the province
Environment Canada issues wind warnings across the province Environment Canada

Environment Canada issues wind warning for Central and Southern Saskatchewan

From paNOW
October 17, 2017 - 5:52am Updated: October 17, 2017 - 3:05pm

Central and Southern Saskatchewan will be feeling a stronger breeze than usual today.

Environment Canada has issued wind warnings across most of the province including in Prince Albert and area as well as Melfort and Tisdale.

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