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Linda's Northern Pawn Manager Tania Young oversees the shop in North Battleford. She says pawn shops have to follow precise procedures by law to ensure they don’t sell stolen goods.
Linda's Northern Pawn Manager Tania Young oversees the shop in North Battleford. She says pawn shops have to follow precise procedures by law to ensure they don’t sell stolen goods. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Pawn shop goes extra mile to stop sale of stolen goods, says manager

By Angela Brown
July 18, 2018 - 11:42am

Surrounded by hanging musical instruments, a jingle dress, and various other used artifacts, the manager of a local large North Battleford pawn shop says she goes beyond duty on a daily basis not to sell stolen goods.

Left to right, David Fortier (Battlefords Chamber of Commerce), Rod Forman  (Anderson Pump House), Howard Kirby (Anderson Pump House) and Terry Caldwell (Battlefords Chamber of Commerce) gather for a cheque presentation picture Thursday. Anderson Pump House donated $5,000 to the Action Battlefords initiative.
Left to right, David Fortier (Battlefords Chamber of Commerce), Rod Forman (Anderson Pump House), Howard Kirby (Anderson Pump House) and Terry Caldwell (Battlefords Chamber of Commerce) gather for a cheque presentation picture Thursday. Anderson Pump House donated $5,000 to the Action Battlefords initiative. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Action Battlefords receives boost from Anderson Pump House donation

By Angela Brown
July 12, 2018 - 1:26pm Updated: July 12, 2018 - 2:02pm

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce's Action Battlefords campaign is once again receiving more support from the community.

Anderson Pump House Ltd. of North Battleford donated $5,000 to the project, aimed at reducing crime and improving the community's reputation. 

NDP MP Georgina Jolibois says interprovincial transport is the federal government's responsibility and they need to drive a plan to save or replace Greyhound service across the Prairies.
NDP MP Georgina Jolibois says interprovincial transport is the federal government's responsibility and they need to drive a plan to save or replace Greyhound service across the Prairies. File photo/Derek Cornet

Feds must do more to save bus service: NDP

By Glenn Hicks
July 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

The NDP MP for Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River says the federal government has an obligation to either save Greyhound bus service in Western Canada or help subsidize a new one.

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