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Moliehi Khaketla, a medical officer from the Population Health Unit, discussed public health topics associated with recreational cannabis such as addictions and health effects during the 2017 New North Mayor and Council Fall Gathering on Nov. 23, 2017.
Moliehi Khaketla, a medical officer from the Population Health Unit, discussed public health topics associated with recreational cannabis such as addictions and health effects during the 2017 New North Mayor and Council Fall Gathering on Nov. 23, 2017. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

New North Mayors gathering sparks discussion about cannabis

From paNOW
November 23, 2017 - 5:06pm Updated: November 23, 2017 - 9:45pm

Mayors from the northern regions of Saskatchewan are gathered in Prince Albert for their fall meeting, and one panel about cannabis sparked discussions.

The topic was broached during a discussion panel about next year's planned legalization of recreational pot.

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson (left) was selected as one of nine people who will be looking for the next RCMP commissioner.
Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson (left) was selected as one of nine people who will be looking for the next RCMP commissioner. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Sask. Chief selected to committee choosing RCMP Commissioner

From paNOW
November 23, 2017 - 1:23pm Updated: November 23, 2017 - 2:01pm

Northern Saskatchewan will be represented on the committee selecting candidates for the RCMP’s top job.

Chief Tammy Cook-Searson from the Lac La Ronge Indian Band was announced by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale as one of nine people selecting a new commissioner.

Environment Canada is warning people to drive and walk with caution tonight and into tomorrow as warm weather today mixed with freezing temperatures tonight will melt snow and could cause a flash freeze on roads and walkways.
Environment Canada is warning people to drive and walk with caution tonight and into tomorrow as warm weather today mixed with freezing temperatures tonight will melt snow and could cause a flash freeze on roads and walkways. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Plus temperatures to cause hazardous driving conditions

From paNOW
November 23, 2017 - 10:00am

Relief from the unseasonably cold weather this month is coming today in the form of temperatures up to 5 C, but according to Environment Canada, the nice weather comes with its own set of hazards.

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