O’Toole meets virtually with Saskatchewan Chambers of Commerce

O’Toole meets virtually with Saskatchewan Chambers of Commerce

Federal Opposition Leader Erin O’Toole addressed the Moosomin Chamber of Commerce Thursday alongside the Weyburn Chamber of Commerce and Estevan Chamber of Commerce.In a meeting held via Zoom, O’Toole answered questions posed to him by Kevin Weedmark, Jackie Wall and Larry Heggs on behalf of chamber members. Following are the questions and answers. The first question comes from Greg Gillepsie from…

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Karen Erickson: Portrait of an artist

Karen Erickson: Portrait of an artist

Karen Erickson is a Metis, Cree artist, currently living in Prince George. In art, she has only known painting and does it with a deft eye, whether it be on canvas, feathers, earrings or anything else she is guided to paint. Karen turned professional, right out of high school, attending craft shows with her twin sister, (artist Carla Joseph), when she…

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Dust control, cell service in Woodlands County council topics

Woodland county councillors shared citizen concerns about dust mitigation in the County at their last meeting, June 15. Additionally. crappy cell service in parts of the County was also a topic brought forward. Near the end of the June 15 Woodlands County Regular Meeting, two councillors brought forward concerns from residents in their divisions. The problems raised happened during the Councillor…

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Pincher Creek citizen group says town accountability still lacking

10:15 Jun 23, 2021 By: Sean Oliver, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Source: Shootin’ the Breeze A group of Pincher Creek residents continues to speak out against local government action they say amounts to municipal corruption. Jim Litkowski, spokesman for Our Voices Matter, first made public the group’s concerns at the Sept. 14 council meeting. Citing a number of issues, including increased…

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Alberta men walking to Ottawa to raise awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

By Jeremy Appel, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter (ANNews) – Two Alberta men are walking to Ottawa to raise awareness about missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. “We are fighting for every lost child in this world,” one of the men, Adam McDonald, told Global News.  McDonald and Stanley Gilbert Jean were welcomed by a gathering outside the legislature when they arrived in…

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Alberta is gambling its future on carbon capture

Alberta is gambling its future on carbon capture

By John Woodside, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter On the same day Keystone XL was officially axed, Alberta’s oil and gas industry made two massive bets on carbon capture, representing billions of dollars, designed to extend the life of the oilsands indefinitely. One bet is on blue hydrogen. Air Products Canada, a subsidiary of its Pennsylvania-headquartered parent company, announced it was moving ahead on a $1.3-billion carbon…

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Walk remembers deceased children

Walk remembers deceased children

The news that horrified a nation brought people in the High Prairie region together in the spirit of recognition and reconciliation June 3 in the Civic Square.
On June 1, it was reported that 215 children cared for at the Kamloops Residential School were found buried on the site, most from the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc community in the southern interior of British Columbia.

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