Battlefords

Donors Pius and Ida Pfeifer, Mona Leece and BTEC staff celebrate after cutting the ribbon to the new BTEC building.
Donors Pius and Ida Pfeifer, Mona Leece and BTEC staff celebrate after cutting the ribbon to the new BTEC building. Sarah Raa/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local education centre celebrates community and support at grand openings

By Sarah Rae
November 5, 2016 - 12:00pm

The new Battlefords Trade and Education Centre has officially opened and it was a tear-filled affair.

Executive director Mona Leece had to wipe tears from her eyes as she thanked their supporters at the event on Friday, Nov. 4.

Kellie Heidel specializes in the heart and wants to help those who suffer from chronic conditions cope and prevent medical emergencies in those who may be experiencing warning signs.
Kellie Heidel specializes in the heart and wants to help those who suffer from chronic conditions cope and prevent medical emergencies in those who may be experiencing warning signs. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Program looks educate those at risk of heart conditions before it is too late

By Greg Higgins
November 4, 2016 - 5:11pm

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in Canada and those working with a program in North Battleford designed to help those cope with conditions hope people will sign up before it is too late.

Discovery Co-op managers and board president celebrate the grand re-opening of the home centre.
Discovery Co-op managers and board president celebrate the grand re-opening of the home centre. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Discovery Co-op celebrates grand re-opening of Home Centre

By Sarah Rae
November 4, 2016 - 2:00pm

The Discovery Co-op’s newly renovated Home Centre is officially open this weekend.

The new centre is nearly twice as big, leaving a lot more room for displays and items out on the sales floor, according to Discovery Co-op general manager Mike Nord.

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