Saskatchewan

The chief of the James Smith Cree Nation says band members who participated in shoreline clean-up efforts in October have yet to be paid for their contributions.
The chief of the James Smith Cree Nation says band members who participated in shoreline clean-up efforts in October have yet to be paid for their contributions. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Husky Energy stalling on repayments to James Smith Cree Nation: Chief

From paNOW
December 1, 2017 - 1:47pm

Text messages to Husky Energy officials express Chief Wally Burns’ frustrations in dealing with the company over the last year. 

The emerging role of women in agriculture was discussed Thursday during a panel discussion at the APAS AGM in Regina.
The emerging role of women in agriculture was discussed Thursday during a panel discussion at the APAS AGM in Regina. submitted photo/Colleen Hennan

Weeds, transportation and women at forefront of agriculture AGM

From paNOW
November 30, 2017 - 5:00pm

Women, grain transportation and the arrival of Clubroot in Saskatchewan were among the hot topics discussed during the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan's (APAS) annual general meeting held in Regina this week.

The Government of Saskatchewan is banking on rising oil prices, strong oil field investments and a return to normal crop production to support growth into 2018 according to their mid-term budget package released yesterday.
The Government of Saskatchewan is banking on rising oil prices, strong oil field investments and a return to normal crop production to support growth into 2018 according to their mid-term budget package released yesterday. Alex Panetta/The Canadian Press

Economist weighs in on Sask. mid-term budget report

From paNOW
November 30, 2017 - 2:00pm

In yesterday’s mid-term budget report, Finance Minister Donna Harpauer said a return to normal crop production and rising oil prices paired with strong oilfield investment is expected to support stronger economic growth in 2018.

A $100,000 anonymous donation from a former Birch Hills student came right out of the blue according to the Sask. RIvers Public School Division.
A $100,000 anonymous donation from a former Birch Hills student came right out of the blue according to the Sask. RIvers Public School Division. Birch Hills School/Facebook

Anonymous donor gives $100K to local school

From paNOW
November 30, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: November 30, 2017 - 2:46pm

Santa came early with a very big gift for a local school.

A donation of $100,000, right out of the blue, is going the way of Birch Hills Public School.

The anonymous donor, who is a former student, phoned the school a few weeks ago.

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