Nigel Maxwell

Foggy conditions may be to blame for drivers not seeing posted speed limit signs last week.
Foggy conditions may be to blame for drivers not seeing posted speed limit signs last week. File photo/paNOW Staff

Tougher laws not sole answer to slowing down drivers: RCMP and SGI

By Nigel Maxwell
December 12, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: December 13, 2018 - 3:19pm

Despite over 950 charges being laid last week in connection to reckless driving, a spokesperson for the Saskatchewan RCMP said they are not more concerned than usual.

The charges were laid as part of a week-long traffic blitz by the RCMP. Cpl. Rob King said the numbers are on.....

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Legal age to buy cigarettes in Sask. not high enough: Health Group

By Nigel Maxwell
December 5, 2018 - 12:00pm

Questions surrounding the legal age to buy tobacco products in Saskatchewan are once again being raised, amidst recent action by two other provinces in Canada and New York City raising the legal purchasing age to 21.

As it stands today the legal age to buy tobacco products in Saskatchewan.....

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Potato shortages likely in Saskatchewan: Vegetable specialist

By Nigel Maxwell
December 4, 2018 - 4:05pm

Potato shortages are likely in Saskatchewan but won't impact anyone's Christmas dinner, according to the province's top authority on vegetables.

The comment from Provincial Vegetable Specialist Connie Achtymichuk comes on the heels of a recent shortage warning from the United Potato Growers of Canada, which indicated this past fall's.....

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No plans for fines for keys left in stolen vehicles: SGI

By Nigel Maxwell
December 3, 2018 - 11:44am Updated: December 4, 2018 - 8:13am

Saskatchewan Government Insurance has no plans to introduce any policy changes or fines in matters regarding vehicle thefts.

The comments made by SGI spokesperson Tyler McMurchy are in response to a poll conducted by paNOW on Friday, in which 26 per cent of respondents said they felt not waiving.....

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