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The 2016 winner of the BBEX Business of the Year award Kevin Driedger of Fortress Windows and Doors receives his award from Randy Weekes. Nominations for this years' awards end on Monday, July 31 at 4:30 p.m.
The 2016 winner of the BBEX Business of the Year award Kevin Driedger of Fortress Windows and Doors receives his award from Randy Weekes. Nominations for this years' awards end on Monday, July 31 at 4:30 p.m. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Deadline for BBEX nominations fast approaching

By Roger White
July 27, 2017 - 12:00pm

The deadline for nominations for the Battlefords Business Excellence Awards (BBEX) is approaching fast. 

The 24th annual BBEX awards co-ordinated by the Chamber of Commerce will be presented in eight categories on Tuesday, October 3 at the annual gala and awards ceremony.

Mayor Ames Leslie (centre) joins town of Battleford council at its meeting Monday.
Mayor Ames Leslie (centre) joins town of Battleford council at its meeting Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town of Battleford sets mill rate

By Angela Brown
July 19, 2017 - 11:29am Updated: July 19, 2017 - 3:06pm

Residents of the town of Battleford will soon learn what their new property taxes will be.

Council approved the new 2017 mill rate for the year at its meeting Monday. The new rate for the town of Battleford has been set at 2.95 mills for 2017, lower than the 2016 rate of 4.15 mills.

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