Greg Higgins

The passing of Bill C-16 comes as music to the ears of the Battlefords Gender and Sexuality Alliance, in hopes that true equality is on the horizon.
The passing of Bill C-16 comes as music to the ears of the Battlefords Gender and Sexuality Alliance, in hopes that true equality is on the horizon. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Bill C-16 a huge win, says local LGBTQ community

By Greg Higgins
June 20, 2017 - 5:00pm

The leader and founder of the Battlefords and Area Gender and Sexuality Alliance believes the passing of Bill C-16 is a huge win for the local LGBTQ community and will help eliminate discrimination.

Director of protective services, Albert Headrick, said the numbers show Community Safety Officers are having a significant impact on public safety.
Director of protective services, Albert Headrick, said the numbers show Community Safety Officers are having a significant impact on public safety. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

CSO's having impact on public safety, according to city

By Greg Higgins
June 20, 2017 - 12:00pm

North Battleford’s director of protective services believes recent numbers show increased Community Safety Officer (CSO) presence is having a big impact on public safety.

Coleen Sabraw, executive director of BECIP, addressed North Battleford city council and asked for support to create a natural play space in Central Park.
Coleen Sabraw, executive director of BECIP, addressed North Battleford city council and asked for support to create a natural play space in Central Park. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Program wants to bring natural play space to the Battlefords

By Greg Higgins
June 13, 2017 - 12:00pm

The Battlefords Early Childhood Intervention Program (BECIP) is looking to develop a “natural play space” in Central Park to encourage young kids to get out of the classroom and learn amongst nature.

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