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Town of Battleford Mayor Ames Leslie, centre, with former NHL player Gregg Sheppard, right, and Barry Belak, stepfather of the late Wade Belak who played in the NHL, left, at the start of the free public skate event to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary.
Town of Battleford Mayor Ames Leslie, centre, with former NHL player Gregg Sheppard, right, and Barry Belak, stepfather of the late Wade Belak who played in the NHL, left, at the start of the free public skate event to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battleford residents celebrate Canada’s anniversary with free skate

By Angela Brown
December 11, 2017 - 6:37pm

Battleford residents showed their national pride Sunday afternoon by taking part in a free skate to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary.

The town received a $1,000 micro-grant from the federal government to host the event. 

Mayor Ames Leslie said the event was well supported.

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce president Warren Williams, right, and executive director Linda Machniak, left, shown with Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce CEO Steve McLellan, centre. The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its board elections.
The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce president Warren Williams, right, and executive director Linda Machniak, left, shown with Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce CEO Steve McLellan, centre. The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its board elections. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Chamber board elections underway

By Angela Brown
December 9, 2017 - 12:21pm Updated: December 9, 2017 - 2:15pm

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce nominations committee is getting ready to hold it's annual board elections.

There are nine two-year term seats to fill on the board alongside one seat for a one-year term as one director has decided to step down. 

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