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Krissen Swiftwolfe, once an avid soccer player, poses at the NationsWest Fieldhouse where she exercises in North Battleford.
Krissen Swiftwolfe, once an avid soccer player, poses at the NationsWest Fieldhouse where she exercises in North Battleford. Duncan Caines-Brenner/battlefordsNOW Staff

Learning to live with Lupus: teen girl stays positive about her condition

By Duncan Cairns-Brenner
March 18, 2016 - 5:17pm Updated: March 23, 2016 - 11:30am

“When they said there was no cure, I got sad.”

Krissen Swiftwolfe is a 14-year-old member of the Moosomin First Nation who has Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease that triggers her immune system to attack her body’s healthy tissue.

NDP leader Cam Broten and Sask. Party Brad Wall.
NDP leader Cam Broten and Sask. Party Brad Wall. NEWS TALK RADIO STAFF

Party leaders remain energized as Sask. election nears halfway mark

By Sarah Mills
March 18, 2016 - 8:37am

Saskatchewan's election is now nearing the halfway point, but the first full week was not without its drama.

The NDP replaced four candidates because of comments made on social media, but ended the week in Saskatoon with leader Cam Broten launching the full platform.

Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten unveils the party's full election platform at an event in Saskatoon on Mar. 17, 2016.
Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten unveils the party's full election platform at an event in Saskatoon on Mar. 17, 2016. BRYN LEVY/CKOM NEWS

Election 2016: NDP releases full 2016 election platform

By Bryn Levy
March 18, 2016 - 6:03am

The provincial NDP released its full platform at a campaign event in Saskatoon on Thursday.

Speaking to reporters following a speech to supporters at TCU Place, party leader Cam Broten took aim at Brad Wall's Saskatchewan Party for failing to produce a budget before the election.

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