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Phillip Ledoux was looking for adventure when he graduated from high school, and he found it in the army. Ledoux, who hails from Mistawasis First Nation west of Prince Albert, had always been interested in the military, and as soon...
For indigenous First World War volunteers, their lives weren’t the only thing they risked losing Remembrance Day is about honouring sacrifice, but for First Nation soldiers who took part in the First and Second World Wars, that sacrifice went above...
Carlton brings stage production of 'James and the Giant Peach' to local grade schools Last year a group of Grade 11 and 12 students at Carlton Comprehensive High School were given an unusual task: to build a giant peach. It took...

An Epic debut

Newly published Alberta author finishes first book in seven-part historical saga When Sharyl Rains started writing her debut novel two and a half years ago she didn’t expect that it would turn into a seven-part epic. “I just kept writing and...
Todd McKeaveney was sentenced to 13 years with credit for time served on Tuesday Todd McKeaveney will spend 10 years and three months in prison for killing Monica Burns, after pleading guilty to beating her to death while high on...
Ontario children’s writer journeys to Prince Albert to record first audiobook In 2011 Erin Hernden travelled to Prince Albert to visit family, take in the sights and record her first audiobook. The Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.-based writer had been working on...
Saskatoon sculptor experiments with metal and glasswork in multimedia exhibit Paula Cooley has always been drawn to duality. Beauty and menace. Images and forms that attract and repel. “I don’t really know where that comes from,” the Saskatoon-based potter and sculptor...
New MAG exhibit explores the links between works in the gallery’s permanent collection There are more than 3,000 works of art in the Mann Art Gallery’s (MAG) permanent collection and each year gallery director and curator Jesse Campbell sifts through...

New perspectives

Local writers group helps those with mental illness express their experiences For more than three years, Prince Albert poet Lynda Monahan has been helping people living with mental health issues express themselves through writing. Over that period, Monahan said she has...
With a new album in the works, singer Jeffery Straker heads to Prince Albert Jeffery Straker has a problem: He has written too many songs. “It’s a good problem to have,” the Saskatchewan singer/songwriter said by phone during a break from...

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