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Crews working to clean up the oil spill on the North Saskatchewan River.
Crews working to clean up the oil spill on the North Saskatchewan River. Canadian Press

Husky could face charges under the Environmental Protection Act

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
August 5, 2016 - 3:28pm

Discussions are being had within the Ministry of Environment as to whether any charges will be laid against Husky Energy.

On July 21 up to 250,000 litres of oil spilled into the North Saskatchewan River impacting the drinking water of 69,000 people.

Members of Canada's Olympic team parade past dancers following a flag- raising ceremony at the Athletes Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
Members of Canada's Olympic team parade past dancers following a flag- raising ceremony at the Athletes Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Tuesday, Aug. 2. The Canadian Press

Canadian Olympic athletes to wear earrings made by Regina-based company

By CJME News Staff
August 5, 2016 - 7:29am

Canadian athletes at the Rio Olympics will be sporting some very fashionable, patriotic jewelry made by a Regina-based company.

Jeweller Hillberg & Berk won a partnership agreement with the Canadian Olympic team and have created red sparkle ball earrings for the athletes to wear.

Chief Wayne Semaganis at the forum he helped organize.
Chief Wayne Semaganis at the forum he helped organize. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Forum in N.B. talks solutions after oil spill

By Sarah Rae
August 4, 2016 - 6:12pm

People from across Treaty 6 territory and beyond came together today for a forum to discuss the recent oil spill.

The main reason for the forum was to share information, because most people aren’t getting the full story, according to Chief Wayne Semaganis of Little Pine First Nation.

Corey O'Soup signs his contract as the province's new child advocate Aug. 4, 2016, with Speaker Corey Tochor looking on.
Corey O'Soup signs his contract as the province's new child advocate Aug. 4, 2016, with Speaker Corey Tochor looking on. Canadian Press

First indigenous child advocate named in Sask.

By Canadian Press
August 4, 2016 - 4:40pm

The man who was the government of Saskatchewan's incident commander after a deadly shooting at a northern school is the province's new children's advocate.
 
Corey O'Soup will start in the post in November and is the first indigenous child advocate ever in the province
 

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