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Tim Barnhart, of the National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association, and Peter Cardinal, of the Cousins Group of Companies, greet one another at the conference Thursday.
Tim Barnhart, of the National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association, and Peter Cardinal, of the Cousins Group of Companies, greet one another at the conference Thursday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Conference aims to help First Nations explore medical marijuana production

By Angela Brown
August 16, 2018 - 3:00pm

Members of many First Nations attended a conference in North Battleford Thursday to find out more about the benefits of getting involved in niche markets such as medical marijuana production and how it could create more economic opportunites for Indigenous people

Kelly Waters, one of the organizers of the Pride Week events, points to tire skid marks defacing the new rainbow crosswalk in North Battleford Monday. Volunteers had created the project Sunday.
Kelly Waters, one of the organizers of the Pride Week events, points to tire skid marks defacing the new rainbow crosswalk in North Battleford Monday. Volunteers had created the project Sunday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Rainbow crosswalks in North Battleford and town vandalized

By Angela Brown
August 13, 2018 - 5:00pm

North Battleford and Battleford both had their sparkly new rainbow crosswalks damaged in the past couple of days, causing frustration for the many volunteers who spent hours creating them.

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