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Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili and Saskatoon Fairview MLA Vicki Mowat visited North Battleford Aug. 14. Meili who is touring the province said he would like to see improved ER and surgery wait times overall in Saskatchewan.
Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili and Saskatoon Fairview MLA Vicki Mowat visited North Battleford Aug. 14. Meili who is touring the province said he would like to see improved ER and surgery wait times overall in Saskatchewan. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Meili hoping for reduced wait times in province

From battlefordsNOW
August 17, 2018 - 12:00pm

Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili is concerned about overall wait time delays across the province in emergency rooms and for surgeries.

Meili visited North Battleford Aug. 14 as part of his cross-province tour.

CAA members needing a lift will soon be able to request Ride Assist — a new service offered by CAA Saskatchewan.
CAA members needing a lift will soon be able to request Ride Assist — a new service offered by CAA Saskatchewan. Submitted photo/CAA Saskatchewan

New service will soon provide a safe ride home

From battlefordsNOW
August 16, 2018 - 4:51pm Updated: August 17, 2018 - 12:42pm

CAA Saskatchewan drivers who are CAA members and need a little help getting home will soon be able to take advantage of a new CAA service available this fall with Ride Assist.

A strange sepia-tone coloured the skies around North Battleford Wednesday afternoon. Environment Canada reported an air quality alert for the area, resulting from smoke moving into the region caused by forest fires in B.C.
A strange sepia-tone coloured the skies around North Battleford Wednesday afternoon. Environment Canada reported an air quality alert for the area, resulting from smoke moving into the region caused by forest fires in B.C. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B., Meadow Lake under air quality alert due to smoke from wildfires

From battlefordsNOW
August 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

Environment Canada has issued a special air quality alert Wednesday for the North Battleford area, and across Saskatchewan including Meadow Lake, due to smoke moving into the air.

The smoke in the atmosphere is causing poor air quality and reduced visibility. 

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