Glenn Hicks

The donations just kept rolling in during the historic 12-hour Radiothon
The donations just kept rolling in during the historic 12-hour Radiothon Glenn Hicks/paNOW Staff

Million dollar babies: Give A Little Life Day smashes record as community goes big for baby cause

By Glenn Hicks
December 7, 2018 - 7:19pm

The 13th annual Give A Little Life Day Radiothon for the Victoria Hospital Foundation's campaign for a new, improved neonatal unit surged into record-breaking territory Friday.

The regional director for the Métis Nation said the proposed diamond mine project east of Prince Albert was an "awesome opportunity" to provide jobs and training for her people.
The regional director for the Métis Nation said the proposed diamond mine project east of Prince Albert was an "awesome opportunity" to provide jobs and training for her people. submitted photo/Star Diamond Corp

Diamond mine is 'awesome' employment opportunity: Métis director

By Glenn Hicks
December 3, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: December 4, 2018 - 8:42am

This region's director for the Métis Nation says the prospect of jobs at the planned Star Orion South Diamond Project is an “awesome opportunity” for her people.

The Government of Saskatchewan wants the federal government to stick to a deal they say involves Ottawa paying half of the now estimated $278 million price tag for the remediation of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine in the North.
The Government of Saskatchewan wants the federal government to stick to a deal they say involves Ottawa paying half of the now estimated $278 million price tag for the remediation of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine in the North. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Research Council

Saskatchewan sues Ottawa over uranium mine clean-up

By Glenn Hicks
November 28, 2018 - 5:40pm

The province of Saskatchewan has filed a lawsuit against the federal government seeking half of the huge costs it has and will incur for the clean-up of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine on Lake Athabasca. The total cost could reach around $280 million.

Information and Privacy Commissioner Ronald Kruzeniski said the Village of Pinehouse obstructed the process.
Information and Privacy Commissioner Ronald Kruzeniski said the Village of Pinehouse obstructed the process. submitted photo/Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner

Northern village obstructed Freedom of Information process: Privacy Commissioner

By Glenn Hicks
November 26, 2018 - 5:52pm

The Minister of Municipal Relations is scheduled to meet the province's Information and Privacy Commissioner Tuesday to hear what course of action may be necessary regarding the administration in the northern Village of Pinehouse.

The Neonatal intensive care team works elbow-to-elbow in the cramped space at the Victoria Hospital.
The Neonatal intensive care team works elbow-to-elbow in the cramped space at the Victoria Hospital. Twitter/Dr. Laurence Givelichian

P.A. neonatal unit compared to telephone booth amidst call for improvements

By Glenn Hicks
November 21, 2018 - 5:00pm

The picture accompanying this article shows a team of professionals working elbow-to-elbow in the cramped 20 feet by 18 feet confines of a space that has been likened to a “telephone booth” by a local doctor.

A local farmer says the actions of Animal Protection Services was heavy-handed but the agency said they have the right to assist animals in distress.
A local farmer says the actions of Animal Protection Services was heavy-handed but the agency said they have the right to assist animals in distress. The Canadian Press

Cattle farmer furious with protection services action on his property

By Glenn Hicks
October 31, 2018 - 5:53pm

A local cattle farmer says he and his herd were distressed by what he’s describing as the heavy-handed approach by the province's Animal Protection Services. However, the provincial agency said they have the right to move onto a property to assist animals in need of protection.

James Smith Cree Nation said as the proposed project stands it offers all the environmental consequences without the benefits.
James Smith Cree Nation said as the proposed project stands it offers all the environmental consequences without the benefits. submitted photo/Shore Gold

James Smith Cree Nation rejects diamond mine plan as it stands

By Glenn Hicks
October 26, 2018 - 2:28pm

James Smith Cree Nation (JSCN) says there will be no diamond mine in the Fort à la Corne Forest “until our people's interests are satisfied.” In a statement, band members said the proposed venture would adversely affect their Treaty rights and culture.

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