Federal Politics

Larry Ingram is the acclaimed candidate for the Liberal Party in the Battlefords-Lloydminster riding.
Larry Ingram is the acclaimed candidate for the Liberal Party in the Battlefords-Lloydminster riding. submitted photo/Byron Hildebrand Photography

Ingram acclaimed as Liberal candidate for local byelection

By Angela Brown
November 15, 2017 - 1:06pm

Turtleford businessman Larry Ingram has been acclaimed as the Liberal candidate to run in the upcoming Battlefords-Lloydminster byelection. 

Ingram, who previously ran in the 2015 election, said he feels confident about entering the race.

Conservative Party candidate Rosemarie Falk addresses party members in North Battleford after being declared the winner in the nomination race, Saturday.
Conservative Party candidate Rosemarie Falk addresses party members in North Battleford after being declared the winner in the nomination race, Saturday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Falk chosen as Conservative candidate for Battlefords-Lloydminster

By Angela Brown
November 12, 2017 - 8:39am Updated: November 15, 2017 - 9:18am

Lloydminster's Rosemarie Falk was declared the big winner in the Conservative Party nomination race for Battlefords-Lloydminster Saturday. 

Five candidates are vying to replace former Battlefords-Lloydminster M.P. Gerry Ritz as the Conservative Party candidate for the upcoming Dec. 11 byelection.
Five candidates are vying to replace former Battlefords-Lloydminster M.P. Gerry Ritz as the Conservative Party candidate for the upcoming Dec. 11 byelection. file photo/Canadian Press

Five running on Conservative ticket to replace Ritz

By Roger White
November 8, 2017 - 2:00pm

There will no shortage of names to choose from when members of the Battlefords-Lloydminster Conservative Party select their standard bearer for the upcoming Dec. 11 byelection.

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said the only person who can sit down and engage in meaningful discussion with Indigenous people about citizenship and membership issues is Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said the only person who can sit down and engage in meaningful discussion with Indigenous people about citizenship and membership issues is Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Indigenous registry, citizenship and membership to be addressed

By Bryan Eneas
November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm

On Oct. 31 Carolyn Bennett, the federal minister for Indigenous-Crown relations sent a letter to various Indigenous communities outlining the start of a new consultation process.

A group of local advocates are working to ensure the lives of Battlefords and area Indigenous children who attended the Battleford residential school and are buried in the nearby cemetery are remembered.
A group of local advocates are working to ensure the lives of Battlefords and area Indigenous children who attended the Battleford residential school and are buried in the nearby cemetery are remembered. submitted photo/Benedict Feist

Residential school graveyard may become heritage site

By Angela Brown
November 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

Several Battlefords area advocates are asking for the public's help to turn a former local residential school burial ground into a municipal heritage site.

Herb Cox is back in the provincial cabinet after accepting the Advanced Education position left vacant by Regina-Northeast MLA Kevin Doherty.
Herb Cox is back in the provincial cabinet after accepting the Advanced Education position left vacant by Regina-Northeast MLA Kevin Doherty. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Battlefords MLA accepts Advanced Education position

By Greg Higgins
October 31, 2017 - 2:00pm

After over a year's absence, Battlefords MLA Herb Cox is back in cabinet as he takes over the Advanced Education portfolio.

The position was left vacant after Regina-Northeast MLA Kevin Doherty resigned yesterday to focus on family.

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