Provincial Politics

Roland Crowe, a councillor from the Piapot First Nation was honoured by the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations for being the signatory Chief during the Treaty Land Entitlement agreement signing.
Roland Crowe, a councillor from the Piapot First Nation was honoured by the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations for being the signatory Chief during the Treaty Land Entitlement agreement signing. submitted photo/Facebook

FSIN, government mark 25 years of Treaty Land Entitlement agreement

By paNOW Staff
October 20, 2017 - 12:00pm

Over 25 years ago an agreement signed by the governments of Saskatchewan, Canada and 25 Indigenous communities addressed outstanding Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) claims.

The exterior of the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital.
The exterior of the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Jim Pattison Children's Hospital nears completion

By paNOW Staff
October 13, 2017 - 12:14pm Updated: October 13, 2017 - 1:32pm

The Jim Pattison Children's Hospital will soon be a reality as the structure is 70 per cent complete.

With its final shape in place, all levels of the hospital including its helipad are complete and in keeping with schedule and budget.

Representatives from RBC, the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital Foundation, the University of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Government announced a big donation this morning which will improve remote access to mental healthcare.
Representatives from RBC, the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital Foundation, the University of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Government announced a big donation this morning which will improve remote access to mental healthcare. Taylor MacPherson/paNOW Staff

Remote robotic technology "a game-changer” for youth mental health

By Taylor MacPherson
October 10, 2017 - 2:48pm

Young people suffering from mental health issues in remote Saskatchewan First Nations communities will soon have close-to-home treatment options through robotics technology, thanks to a big donation announced this morning.

Speaking to party faithfuls in Prince Albert Friday, leadership hopeful Trent Wotherspoon promised to reverse Sask. Party cuts and implement new social programs.
Speaking to party faithfuls in Prince Albert Friday, leadership hopeful Trent Wotherspoon promised to reverse Sask. Party cuts and implement new social programs. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Wotherspoon leadership launch sees support from area MLA’s

By Tyler Marr
October 6, 2017 - 3:18pm

Vowing to reverse the cuts of the Saskatchewan Party and implement a wide range of new social programs are highlights on the proposed agenda of Saskatchewan NDP leadership hopeful Trent Wotherspoon.

SaskPower's manager of Metering Services Dean Schill demonstrates the extreme temperatures smart meters have been tested in during the re-launch of the program on Oct. 5, 2017.
SaskPower's manager of Metering Services Dean Schill demonstrates the extreme temperatures smart meters have been tested in during the re-launch of the program on Oct. 5, 2017. Kevin Martel/CKOM News Staff

SaskPower ‘very confident’ in smart meter program re-launch

By Kevin Martel/CKOM News Staff
October 5, 2017 - 3:50pm

Failures in the past aside, SaskPower has moved forward and feels confident its re-launched smart meter program will be successful this time around.

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