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Agricultural commodities make up the bulk of Saskatchewan exports to the U.K. and E.U.
Agricultural commodities make up the bulk of Saskatchewan exports to the U.K. and E.U. file photo/paNOW Staff

Sask. exports should withstand "Brexit" vote

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
June 24, 2016 - 7:32pm

Saskatchewan's exports to the U.K. and the E.U. shouldn't be too negatively impacted as a result of the "Brexit" vote.

While Thursday's vote is significant it is thought Saskatchewan's export market is well-positioned to withstand any volatility "Brexit" brings.

Executive Director, Claudette McGuire presenting a plaque to executive Chair, Roger Anderson and commemorative ring to Committee member, Sandy Backus for their six years of service on the committee.
Executive Director, Claudette McGuire presenting a plaque to executive Chair, Roger Anderson and commemorative ring to Committee member, Sandy Backus for their six years of service on the committee. Colleen A.J. Smith/battlefordsNOW Staff

BUH foundation celebrates a successful fundraising year

By Colleen Smith
June 24, 2016 - 7:04am Updated: June 24, 2016 - 3:57pm

The Battleford Union Hospital Foundation wrapped up a successful fundraising year.

The hockey program is one of the many programs offered by the Battlefords Boys and Girls Club.
The hockey program is one of the many programs offered by the Battlefords Boys and Girls Club. Battlefords Boys and Girls Club/Facebook

Boys and Girls Club asking for community’s help

By Sarah Rae
June 21, 2016 - 5:28pm

A local children’s program has almost doubled the amount of kids it serves.

The Battlefords Boys and Girls Club helped nearly twice as many kids in 2015 as the year before. Now, they just have to catch up to the demand financially.

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