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Benedict Feist and Annette McGovern of the Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre discuss increased immigration during North Battleford council's meeting recently.
Benedict Feist and Annette McGovern of the Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre discuss increased immigration during North Battleford council's meeting recently. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Immigration Resource Centre shares successes, challenges faced by newcomers

By Angela Brown
August 22, 2018 - 4:59pm

North Battlefords is becoming something of a hub for newcomers in the province, based on the latest report from the Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre. 

Battlefords RCMP Sgt. Jason Teniuk presents the latest crime report for April to June at the City of North Battleford council's meeting Monday.
Battlefords RCMP Sgt. Jason Teniuk presents the latest crime report for April to June at the City of North Battleford council's meeting Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B. latest crime numbers show overall decrease

By Angela Brown
August 21, 2018 - 3:00pm

Battleford's RCMP Sgt. Jason Teniuk presented the latest crime report at city hall on Monday, showing overall numbers down for the April to June period compared to the same time last year.

Randy Patrick is North Battleford's new city manager.
Randy Patrick is North Battleford's new city manager. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B. council welcomes new city manager and leisure services director

By Angela Brown
August 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

The City of North Battleford council welcomed some new members to the city's senior administration roles at its meeting Monday.

The new City Manager Randy Patrick and Leisure Services Director Cheryl DeNeire, who were selected for the positions, participated in council's meeting. 

A cairn commemorates the 74 individuals buried in the Battleford area gravesite of a former area residential school. The federal government is planning to create a new statutory holiday to recognize a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
A cairn commemorates the 74 individuals buried in the Battleford area gravesite of a former area residential school. The federal government is planning to create a new statutory holiday to recognize a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Province to decide on stat holiday to recognize residential school history

By Angela Brown
August 20, 2018 - 5:00pm

While the provincial government is still deciding on whether Saskatchewan will have a new stat holiday as a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili says he supports the idea.

Joanne Lewchuk (left) and Sylvia Duhaime (right) are planning the second annual Cody Duhaime Memorial Walk for suicide awareness. The event will be held Sunday, Sept. 9 in Meota.
Joanne Lewchuk (left) and Sylvia Duhaime (right) are planning the second annual Cody Duhaime Memorial Walk for suicide awareness. The event will be held Sunday, Sept. 9 in Meota. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Memorial walk to prevent suicide planned for Meota

By Angela Brown
August 20, 2018 - 5:00pm

Area organizers are once again planning the Cody Duhaime Memorial Walk fundraiser to benefit mental health in the area and help prevent suicide.

This is the second year of the annual walk.

The 2018 Pride Week celebration runs Aug. 20 to 26, with the parade set for Aug. 25 in N.B.
The 2018 Pride Week celebration runs Aug. 20 to 26, with the parade set for Aug. 25 in N.B. Battlefords Pride Week 2018/Facebook

Organizers planning big Pride Week celebration in Battlefords

By Angela Brown
August 17, 2018 - 5:00pm

Plans for the 2018 Battlefords Pride Week festivities are all set to go.

Organizers said events will take place each day during the week in the Battlefords, with the parade set for Aug. 25 in North Battleford.

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