Environment

Representatives from the Ministry of Energy and Resources are monitoring the site of an oil release, which occurred on the Onion Lake Cree Nation on Aug. 26, at a well operated by BlackPearl Resources.
Representatives from the Ministry of Energy and Resources are monitoring the site of an oil release, which occurred on the Onion Lake Cree Nation on Aug. 26, at a well operated by BlackPearl Resources. YouTube/Black Pearl Resources

UPDATE: Oil spill reported on the Onion Lake Cree Nation

By Bryan Eneas
September 4, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: September 4, 2018 - 5:37pm

An oil spill has been reported in a community some 40 kilometers north of Lloydminister.

On Aug. 26, an oil release at a well on the Onion Lake Cree Nation was reported by BlackPearl Resources.

Flooding of rivers like the North Saskatchewan and Little Red poses a potential risk to nearby properties.
Flooding of rivers like the North Saskatchewan and Little Red poses a potential risk to nearby properties. File photo/northeastNOW Staff

New flood insurance could bring assurance to property owners

By Glenn Hicks
August 29, 2018 - 5:21pm

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.

With the combination of the heat warning and the poor air quality due to smoke, it is imperative to make sure animals stay safe as well as humans.
With the combination of the heat warning and the poor air quality due to smoke, it is imperative to make sure animals stay safe as well as humans. Brady Lang/battlefordsNOW Staff

Keep your pets safe during heat warnings: Humane Society

By Brady Lang
August 8, 2018 - 2:00pm

With multiple heat warnings and air quality statements issued across Saskatchewan in the last 24 hours, it’s important to look after every member of the family, including pets.

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