It was Russia’s day at the model United Nations assembly at St. Mary’s Wednesday. The delegation, made up of St. Mary’s students Lucas Mitchell and Matthew Buglass, will now represent Prince Albert at a regional competition in Winnipeg. The pair of...
P.A. businesses challenge tax increases at chamber luncheon Provincial Finance Minister Kevin Doherty faced a tough crowd at the Prince Albert Inn Friday as he stopped by Prince Albert for a luncheon talk hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. Doherty used...
Friday’s visit from the finance minister was the perfect opportunity for Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne. The provincial budget had docked over $2 million from city coffers, and seemed to ignore concerns the city had about the hospital and other...
The provincial government has completed its investigation into the Husky pipeline incident from the summer, and it’s mulling whether to press charges against the company. The incident, which took place on July 21, 2016, resulted in 225,000 litres of oil...
The 2017-18 federal budget might as well be called the buzzword budget. The 280-page document contains billions of dollars worth of new spending buried amongst pages of rhetoric and hypothetical situations. Titled ‘Building a Strong Middle Class,’ the document contains 108...
Police have released both suspects from custody in the city’s first homicide of 2017, and published the name of the victim: 34-year-old Damian Ballantyne. Ballantyne died on Wednesday in a residence at 347 9 Street East. Police arrived at the...
Provincial budget cuts could put a $2.4 million hole in Prince Albert’s finances this year, according to Mayor Greg Dionne. The city budget for 2018 is expected to take an even bigger hit, the mayor said, with a loss of about $3.5...
For students at the Prince Albert Collegiate Institute (PACI), Wednesday was a once-in-a-year opportunity. The school hosted instructors in a number of disciplines to provide free workshops as part of the school’s 2017 Literacy Fair, which helps teach them skills...
Prince Albert will lose almost a million dollars in revenue sharing payments, and no money for major infrastructure projects
When Gill Gracie first arrived in Northern Saskatchewan she wasn’t sure what she was getting herself into. It was 1965, and Gracie had travelled from her native England to India, then to Regina and finally to La Ronge. After a...

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