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FCC supports Alberta and Saskatchewan customers impacted by dry weather

FCC supports Alberta and Saskatchewan customers impacted by dry weather Edmonton, Alberta – Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is offering support to customers in parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan facing financial hardship as a result of dry conditions. Alberta and some areas of Saskatchewan have experienced drastically reduced levels of rainfall since April 1. Some areas […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2015743 Views

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Anthrax confirmed in Bison in Northwest Saskatchewan

July 9, 2015 Saskatchewan Agriculture is reminding producers to be on the lookout for anthrax in their animals after confirmation that anthrax has been found in bison northwest of North Battleford.  Anthrax was confirmed by laboratory results July 8 as the cause of death in two bison, and is the suspected cause of seven other […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 2015703 Views

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Anglican Church of Canada offers support on front lines of Saskatchewan wildfire

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. (July 7, 2015) – Anglican Church of Canada The Anglican Church of Canada announced financial support for the Saskatchewan wildfire relief efforts today. Financial donations will be used to provide care for the more than 12,000 evacuees. On behalf of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Most Rev. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2015560 Views

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Water Security Agency releases Water Supply Outlook

July 8, 2015 Today, the Water Security Agency released a water supply outlook for the province which summarizes stream flows and water supply in reservoirs and as of July 1. “Saskatchewan is fortunate to have a system of dams and control structures that help provide consistency in water supply in both wet and dry years,” […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2015531 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Victims of Western Wildfires

Public Health Agency of CanadaNOTICE TO THE MEDIA July 8, 2015 On behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Rob Clarke, Member of Parliament for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River and Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert, will announce the Government of Canada’s response to the ongoing wildfires in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Date July […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2015484 Views

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PWRDF Announces $15,000 in relief funding after Saskatchewan Wildfires

July 7, 2015 “As of last Friday [July 3, 2015] there were 5,588 evacuees due to forest fires,” said Bishop Michael Hawkins of the Diocese of Saskatchewan in a message to PWRDF.  “On Friday night, fire penetrated the Montreal Lake Cree nation and nine houses were burned.” The number of evacuees has grown to over […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2015437 Views

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Forest Fires – SIIT is Reaching Out

As you are all aware, forest fires and mandatory evacuations are having a severe impact on our friends, family members and co-workers in Northern Saskatchewan. CBC news reported at 9:00 am today that the forest fires have forced 13,000 people from their homes and there are 112 fires currently burning in our province.  Over the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 2015578 Views

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New Wildlife Regulations take Effect July 1

June 29, 2015 New hunting regulations under The Wildlife Amendment Act, 2015 come into effect July 1, 2015, in advance of Saskatchewan’s popular hunting season. “Saskatchewan’s valuable wildlife resource needs to be protected and preserved for future generations to enjoy,” Environment Minister Herb Cox said.  “This new legislation enhances wildlife protection and shows greater respect […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2015562 Views

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Wildfire Situation escalating in Northern Saskatchewan

June 25, 2015 Travel Not Recommended in La Ronge Area; Fire Ban in Place for All of Northern Saskatchewan Due to extreme wildfire hazards in northern Saskatchewan, the Ministry of Environment is recommending no non-essential travel to the La Ronge area including Air Ronge, Sucker River, Wadin Bay, Stanley Mission and Nemeiben.  The ministry is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2015699 Views

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Tazi Twe Hydroelectric Project: Public Comments Invited

News Release Public Comments Invited — Tazi Twé Hydroelectric Project May 19, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency As part of the strengthened and modernized Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) put in place to support the government’s Responsible Resource Development Initiative, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2015540 Views

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