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Melfort Mayor Rick Lang said Husky Energy treated the city “fairly” following an oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River nearly two years ago.
Melfort Mayor Rick Lang said Husky Energy treated the city “fairly” following an oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River nearly two years ago. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Melfort mayor holds no ill will toward Husky Energy

By Clark Stork
March 28, 2018 - 5:00pm

With an environmental charge now pending against Husky Energy Melfort’s mayor hopes better regulations and safety practices are instituted to prevent further “catastrophes.”

The Rattray family raised more than $300,000 in memory of 13-month-old William Rattray, who passed away in 2013.
The Rattray family raised more than $300,000 in memory of 13-month-old William Rattray, who passed away in 2013. Submitted photo/Jim Pattison Children's Hospital Foundation

Regina family raises $300,000 for children’s hospital

By northeastNOW Staff
March 28, 2018 - 12:00pm

A Regina couple has rallied the community and raised $300,000 for Saskatoon’s Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital in memory of their 13-month-old son who passed away in 2013.

Prince Albert's mayor says a fine levied and the costs associated with a Husky Energy oil spill in 2016 is fair, based on the costs the company had to pay in clean-up efforts.
Prince Albert's mayor says a fine levied and the costs associated with a Husky Energy oil spill in 2016 is fair, based on the costs the company had to pay in clean-up efforts. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Mayor, Environmental Society react to charges against Husky Energy

By Bryan Eneas
March 27, 2018 - 5:00pm

Prince Albert’s mayor says the fines against Husky are fair, while a provincial environmental group is calling for better pipeline regulation from the company responsible for spilling oil into the North Saskatchewan River.

Tisdale mayor Al Jellicoe and economic developer Sean Wallace were in Ottawa recently to meet with delegates to promote the town’s and region’s trade possibilities.
Tisdale mayor Al Jellicoe and economic developer Sean Wallace were in Ottawa recently to meet with delegates to promote the town’s and region’s trade possibilities. Clark Stork/northeastNOW Staff

Tisdale mayor and economic developer promote trade in Ottawa

By Clark Stork
March 27, 2018 - 2:56pm Updated: March 28, 2018 - 2:06pm

Representatives from the town of Tisdale are promoting their trade opportunities to Canadian and global government leaders.

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