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Innovation Credit Union board president Bruce Sack, left, joins CEO Daniel Johnson to discuss plans on becoming the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan. On Tuesday night, it was announced the membership had voted 82 per cent in favor of federalization
Innovation Credit Union board president Bruce Sack, left, joins CEO Daniel Johnson to discuss plans on becoming the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan. On Tuesday night, it was announced the membership had voted 82 per cent in favor of federalization file photo/battlefordsNOW

Innovation Credit Union members vote 'yes' on federalization

By Roger White
December 13, 2017 - 8:49am

Innovation Credit Union members have voted in favour of Innovation’s proposal to become the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan.

Of the more than 17,200 members who voted, 82 per cent voted in favor of the special resolution.

Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk heading into the polling station to cast her ballot hours before winning the federal byelection on Monday night.
Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk heading into the polling station to cast her ballot hours before winning the federal byelection on Monday night. Rosemarie Falk/Facebook

'She’s up to the challenge': Ritz on Falk

By Roger White
December 12, 2017 - 12:00pm

For the first time since 1997, Gerry Ritz watched Monday’s byelection results roll in as a constituent rather than a candidate and he says he could not have been more pleased with the outcome; a win by Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk.

battlefordsNOW is predicting Rosemarie Falk as the winner in the by-election.
battlefordsNOW is predicting Rosemarie Falk as the winner in the by-election. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

BattlefordsNOW predicts Falk the winner in by-election

By battlefordsNOW Staff
December 11, 2017 - 9:34pm

While the final numbers are not in yet, based on the latest numbers trending, battlefordsNOW is predicting Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk will be the winner in the Battlefords-Lloydminster byelection tonight.

City crews will be cleaning out the drainage ditch along Territorial Dr., starting at West Railway Ave. moving up to Killdeer Dr.
City crews will be cleaning out the drainage ditch along Territorial Dr., starting at West Railway Ave. moving up to Killdeer Dr. submitted photo/City of North Battleford

City crews clearing drainage ditch along Territorial Drive

By Roger White
December 11, 2017 - 12:00pm

Motorists travelling on Territorial Dr. over the next few weeks will notice a lot of activity as city crews begin clearing the drainage ditch from West Railway Ave. to Killdeer Dr.

According to North Battleford Mayor, Ryan Bater, council hasn't discussed the potential of Uber operating in the city and won't entertain the idea until either the company expresses interest in N.B. or the community expresses interest in wanting the service.
According to North Battleford Mayor, Ryan Bater, council hasn't discussed the potential of Uber operating in the city and won't entertain the idea until either the company expresses interest in N.B. or the community expresses interest in wanting the service. file photo/CJME Staff

No plans for Uber in North Battleford yet

By Greg Higgins
December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

The Uber ride-sharing service has been approved to establish itself in the province, but hasn’t set its sites on the Battlefords yet and the city says it is a bridge it will cross when they get to it.

Husky Energy announced two new thermal projects in its annual report to investors Monday, one of which is a new facility for the Edam area.
Husky Energy announced two new thermal projects in its annual report to investors Monday, one of which is a new facility for the Edam area. Husky Energy Website.

Husky investing $700 million for new Edam and Mervin-area plants

By Angela Brown
December 7, 2017 - 2:00pm

Husky Energy is planning to create two new thermal plants in Saskatchewan, one of which will be in the Edam area, for a total value of $700 million.

Both projects are expected to start heavy oil production in 2021.

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