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NDP MP Georgina Jolibois says interprovincial transport is the federal government's responsibility and they need to drive a plan to save or replace Greyhound service across the Prairies.
NDP MP Georgina Jolibois says interprovincial transport is the federal government's responsibility and they need to drive a plan to save or replace Greyhound service across the Prairies. File photo/Derek Cornet

Feds must do more to save bus service: NDP

By Glenn Hicks
July 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

The NDP MP for Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River says the federal government has an obligation to either save Greyhound bus service in Western Canada or help subsidize a new one.

Cooler, wetter weather in the North is expected to help wildfire crews get a handle on the 63 new fire starts that have occurred in the past five days.
Cooler, wetter weather in the North is expected to help wildfire crews get a handle on the 63 new fire starts that have occurred in the past five days. File photo/Tyler Marr

Southend wildfire threat diminishes as officials prep for evacuees' return

By Glenn Hicks
June 26, 2018 - 12:24pm

Repatriation of hundreds of people back to the northern community of Southend has begun after the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation rescinded its general evacuation order late Monday.

Close to 200 Southend residents have been staying at the Prince Albert Inn for the past week.
Close to 200 Southend residents have been staying at the Prince Albert Inn for the past week. File photo/paNOW Staff

Southend residents given the green light to return home

By Nigel Maxwell
June 26, 2018 - 7:36am

Hundreds of Southend residents, who were forced to leave their homes last week due to the threat of a wildfire, have received the news they've been anxiously waiting for.

The general evacuation order has been lifted.

Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois waves to constituents in her riding.
Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois waves to constituents in her riding. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

MP hopes National Indigenous Peoples Day becomes stat in 2019

By Derek Cornet
June 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

With National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations underway across Canada today, Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois said she hopes 2018 is the last year before it becomes a statutory holiday.

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