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Premier Scott Moe says the province will bring its case against a carbon tax to the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.
Premier Scott Moe says the province will bring its case against a carbon tax to the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal. Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff

Sask. Premier wants Trans Mountain pipeline to push forward

By CJME News Staff
September 6, 2018 - 5:17pm

Saskatchewan's Premier is joining the chorus of voices pushing for the federal government to do whatever it can to restart the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Speaking on Gormley Thursday morning, Scott Moe said nothing that he heard from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s meetings in Alberta on Wednesday reassured him.....

New flood insurance could bring assurance to property owners
New flood insurance could bring assurance to property owners File photo/paNOW Staff

New flood insurance could bring assurance to property owners

By Glenn Hicks
August 29, 2018 - 5:23pm

It’s news that may offer several Prince Albert and Saskatchewan homeowners some degree of assurance given the reality of climate change, extreme weather and increasing incidents of flooding.

A new comprehensive insurance policy - claimed to be the first of its kind to include overland flood damage, even in.....

Eleanor Hegland speaks with an attendee of Walk in the Woods.
Eleanor Hegland speaks with an attendee of Walk in the Woods. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Walk in the Woods focused on edible northern plants

By Derek Cornet
August 28, 2018 - 2:00pm

With a focus on edible northern plants, the 2018 Walk in the Woods conference attracted nearly a dozen attendees from southern Saskatchewan.

The conference began earlier today at Eagle Point Resort and started with introductions from Keewatin Community Development Association CEO Randy Johns and featured chef Jenni Schrenk. Throughout.....

Policies are being drafted to prohibit the consumption of cannabis on the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses.
Policies are being drafted to prohibit the consumption of cannabis on the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses. File photo/ LarongeNOW/ Staff

U of S and Sask Polytech plan to ban legal cannabis on campus

By Teena Monteleone
August 22, 2018 - 10:00am

Both the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are drafting policies regarding the use of recreational marijuana on campus.

Patti McDougall, vice provost of teaching, learning and student experience at the U of S, said the university has spent the last six months working on a policy that will.....

David Marit has taken over the provincial agriculture portfolio.
David Marit has taken over the provincial agriculture portfolio. Government of Saskatchewan

Marit takes over as agriculture minister

By Charlene Tebbutt
August 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

Saskatchewan’s new Agriculture minister says he has a lot to learn in his new post, but appreciates the opportunity to represent the industry.

David Marit was named Saskatchewan’s new minister of agriculture Thursday. Marit, who farms with his brother in southern Saskatchewan and is a former head of the.....

File photo/Bryan Eneas

Jim Pattison Broadcast Group acquires Melfort’s 105 CJVR and CK750

By larongeNOW Staff
August 14, 2018 - 1:01pm

Two radio stations in Melfort have joined the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, parent company of larongeNOW .

The broadcast group announced its acquisitions of 105 CJVR and CK750 in Melfort Tuesday morning, and also acquired 89.5 The Drive in Chilliwack, B.C. and XM 105 FM in Whitecourt, Alta. The.....

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