April 11, 2014

Spring Agriculture Edition

Sod turning ceremony for new daycare in Shellbrook

Many parents in Shellbrook have to drive their children to Holbein or Prince Albert every day because there are no daycares in town. Read more on page 1

Shellbrook will maintain police presence, says RCMP

Shellbrook mayor George Tomporowski and the reeve of the Rural Municipality of Shellbrook Robert Ernst said they were reassured by the RCMP that Shellbrook would maintain its police presence after the detachment moves to Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation. Read more on page 2

Report from the Legislature

On March 19, our government was proud to present its seventh consecutive balanced budget. Read more on page 3

Western Canada rail shipping system

Our government has taken concrete action to deal with the challenges facing Western Canada’s rail shipping system. Read more on page 3

An act of goodwill

After reading a Toronto Star article saying that Itzhak Perlman (an acclaimed violin virtuoso who is disabled), had been mistreated by an Air Canada employee upon his arrival in Toronto… Read more on page 4

Cigar Lake mine extraction

There was a big development in northern Saskatchewan last week when Cameco began extracting ore from the Cigar Lake mine. Read more on page 4

Spinning our wheels on the supergrids

There are times when it very much feels like _ even when we are moving forward _ we’re still spinning our wheels. Read more on page 5

Whose league is it anyway?

It may not feel like it outside, but it’s baseball season again. Read more on page 6