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Northern Ontario tops Ontario for last spot in women’s championship pool

9 hours 3 min ago
After a pair of losses forced them into a must-win situation, Northern Ontario’s women’s team came up big Tuesday night. Facing Ontario’s Thea Coburn for fourth place in Pool A, Kira Brunton led her Sudbury based rink t
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Raiders beat Royals in game filled with familiar faces

10 hours 36 min ago
For the first time in 20 years, the Prince Albert Raiders are a 40-win team, but they had to go through some old friends to get there. Prince Albert skated away with a 4-1 victory over the Victoria Royals, a team that includes former Rai
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Prince Albert lawyer disbarred

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:43
A Prince Albert lawyer has been disbarred and banned from applying for readmission as a lawyer in Prince Albert until 2021 following a disciplinary hearing of the Law Society of Saskatchewan. Peter V. Abrametz of Abrametz & Eggu
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Pot production plant proposed for P.A.

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 21:09
The City of Prince Albert has received an application to develop a cannabis production facility in the heavy industrial area north of the river. If approved, the project would employ 60 full-time staff, and net the city $2,500 in busines
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Hoag sisters get the chance to compete at the Canadian Juniors

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 19:16
A unique format to this year’s New Holland Canadian Juniors led to a dream scenario for sisters Chantel and Sarah Hoag. With the Yukon being unable to field a team in the women’s event in Prince Albert, it meant that runner-up from this
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Weagle tops Ryan in Tuesday afternoon battle

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 19:07
Nova Scotia’s Graeme Weagle showed on Tuesday afternoon that he’s ready to compete among the best young men’s teams in the country. In a battle for first place in Pool B, Weagle handed Manitoba’s J.T. Ryan his fir
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Perfect weekend for Mintos in Wilcox

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 15:58
Having lost two straight road games heading into this past weekend, a trip to Wilcox proved to be just what the Prince Albert Mintos needed. The Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League side kicked things with a 2-0 shutout of the Notre Dam
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Final day of pool play underway at Canadian Juniors

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:49
It’s a big day for the 16 teams competing at the 2019 New Holland Canadian Juniors at the Art Hauser Centre and Prince Albert Golf & Curling Club. Tuesday marks the conclusion of games in Pool A and Pool B, with the top four te
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Train derailment blocks Highway 11 near Wanuskewin

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 10:34
The Warman RCMP are currently on the scene of a train derailment near Wanuskewin. The highway is blocked in both directions. Early investigation indicates the train has spilled grain. Motorists are reminded to slow to 60 km/h a
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Leason and Protas make mid-season Central Scouting rankings

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 03:33
Brett Leason and Aliaksei Protas continue to impress those with NHL Central Scouting. On Monday, the Prince Albert Raiders forwards were ranked 17th and 77th respectively among all skaters in North America in Central Scouting’s mid
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Bounce back performance for Quebec on Monday night

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 01:33
After suffering their first loss of the week earlier in the day by a score of 8-4 to Manitoba’s Mackenzie Zacharias, Quebec’s Laurie St-Georges didn’t have to wait long for a chance to get back on track. A steal of thre
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Pharmacists able to prescribe stop-smoking medication

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 20:39
The province’s pharmacists are using National Non-Smoking Week to remind residents about new prescribing powers awarded to pharmacies late last year. Pharmacists in Saskatchewan gained the ability to prescribe smoking cessation aids on D
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Saskatchewan coalition calls for stricter smoking laws

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 20:32
A collection of Saskatchewan health organizations is calling for stricter regulations, including the banning of flavoured tobacco and higher taxes on tobacco products. The Saskatchewan Coalition for Tobacco reduction released a report wi
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Wellness Wheel introduces initiatives to curb HIV rates

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 20:30
A Regina-based not-for-profit is hoping that a pair of initiatives will help reduce HIV rates across the province. Wellness Wheel, a non-profit that works to improve access to care for chronic diseases, including HIV, outlined a pair of
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Zacharias rink remains perfect at juniors

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 17:37
In their fourth game at the 2019 New Holland Canadian Juniors, the Manitoba women’s team made a major statement Monday afternoon. The rink, which is skipped by Winnipeg’s Mackenzie Zacharias, got a four-ender in the fifth end
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Growing the game

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 15:59
With his dad Dean having served as alternate at the then named Nokia Brier in 2001 and 2003, Saskatchewan junior men’s skip Rylan Kleiter got to see first hand what it was like to play at a high level of curling at an early age. “There’s
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Daniels hands Jones her first loss

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:21
After dropping a 8-6 contest to Alberta’s Selena Sturmay in a matchup of unbeaten teams at the Prince Albert Golf and Curling Club Sunday night, British Columbia’s Sarah Daniels bounced back in a big way Monday morning. In a
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Road reopens after firefighters extinguish Monday morning blaze

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:04
Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a house fire that forced a temporary road closure along the 500 block of 28th Street East on Monday. Crews from the Prince Albert Fire Department (PAFD) were called to the scene at
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