Tuesday September 16, 2014


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Is it time to review what graduation means

Two of the targets for K-12 education laid out in the provincial government’s Plan for Growth are to reduce the gap in graduation rates between aboriginal and non-aboriginal students by 50 per cent and to lead the country in Grade 12 graduation...


Journalists do important work

The media. It’s a term often spat out with derision and disgust. According to Listosaur.com,...

What happened to all the trash talk?

I’ve been wondering what happened to all the hysteria over the City of North Battleford’s garbage...

We miss hearing from you

We so miss hearing from you. We know letter writing has become old fashioned, but letters to the...

Time saved, could be time killed

The speed limit on Saskatchewan’s twinned highways is set at 110 km/h, but few people actually...

Those crime severity stats give us a headache

The summer had been swimming along nicely. The sun finally came out and gardens began to flourish....

Six months to send the province a clear message

Last week the City of North Battleford announced two new community safety officers are being...


Canada needs the TPP

Free trade is not new. Trade barriers have, in fact, been declining ever since economist David...

The Scottish referendum has me worried

I am in my usual state of panic over what is going on in other parts of the world these days.But my ...

What would you wish for?

I had a deep and meaningful conversation with an (almost) six year old one afternoon.??I thought I...

It’s all about the numbers

Not only are we a society that counts on technology to turn our lights on and off, ensure the roast ...

Corporations play a vital role in society

Philosopher George Santayana's maxim, "Those who cannot remember (the lessons of) the past are...

When college years collide with retirement years

Your children are aiming at college or university and you’re aiming at retirement. That’s not so...


Randam act of kindness

An opportunity to be heard

Biweekly pickup results in ‘too full’ frustration

Bouquet for museum staff

Downtown needs to clean up the pigeon mess

An opportunity to help others

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