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Cam Taylor displaying the bronze medal he won at the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition in Edmonton June 3-6.
Cam Taylor displaying the bronze medal he won at the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition in Edmonton June 3-6. Submitted photo/Brad and Marilyn Taylor

Local student wins bronze medal at national skills competition

By Roger White
June 14, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: June 15, 2018 - 11:05am

For Cam Taylor the opportunity to represent his home province at a prestigious event like the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition was pretty special, and it became even more so when he stood on the podium and receive a bronze medal for his work in carpentry.

Teacher Sylvie Masich receives the Lumen Christi award from Light of Christ Catholic School Division Board Chair Glen Gantefoer.
Teacher Sylvie Masich receives the Lumen Christi award from Light of Christ Catholic School Division Board Chair Glen Gantefoer. Submitted photo/Light of Christ Catholic School Division

Light of Christ honours Catholic community leaders

By Angela Brown
June 13, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: June 14, 2018 - 8:23am

Light of Christ Catholic School Division recently honoured two individuals in the Catholic community with awards for their contributions to Catholic education.

The school division handed out the Lumen Christi Awards last month, an annual tradition observed since 2005. 

The third annual Brian Maunula Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Sept. 23 at Rustic Nine Golf Course and organizers are expecting another sellout. Pictured are the late Brian Maunula and his grandson Shae, who spearheaded the event to raise funds for the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital in his grandfather's honour.
The third annual Brian Maunula Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Sept. 23 at Rustic Nine Golf Course and organizers are expecting another sellout. Pictured are the late Brian Maunula and his grandson Shae, who spearheaded the event to raise funds for the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital in his grandfather's honour. Submitted photo/Jaime Maunula

Organizers hope to continue success with third memorial golf tournament

By Roger White
June 13, 2018 - 2:00pm

The golfers taking part in the third Brian Maunula Memorial Junior Golf Tournament will notice some big changes this year.

The Town of Battleford's annual parade is set for Aug. 10. Entries for participants will be accepted until Aug. 7.
The Town of Battleford's annual parade is set for Aug. 10. Entries for participants will be accepted until Aug. 7. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Entries open for annual Battleford parade

By Angela Brown
June 13, 2018 - 12:00pm

Anyone planning to take part in the Town of Battleford's annual parade can sign up now, and entry forms are available on the town’s website. Those wishing to field a float will need to register in advance to participate in the big event, which is planned for Aug. 10.

Jenna Holt, program co-ordinator of Battlefords Victim Services, joined members of the RCMP at their recent town hall meetings, discussing the services they provide to victims of crime.
Jenna Holt, program co-ordinator of Battlefords Victim Services, joined members of the RCMP at their recent town hall meetings, discussing the services they provide to victims of crime. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Responding to the needs of victims

By Roger White
June 13, 2018 - 8:00am

If you are a victim of crime in the Battlefords area and are unsure of where to turn, the staff at the Battlefords Victims Services program want to help.

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