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A new four-screen cinema that is under construction at 101 St. should be completed by late March or early April to add to the current movie offering already at the Capital Theatre.
A new four-screen cinema that is under construction at 101 St. should be completed by late March or early April to add to the current movie offering already at the Capital Theatre. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Cinema construction on track for spring completion

By Angela Brown
January 25, 2019 - 5:00pm

The new four-screen cinema being built in downtown North Battleford is close to completion, with owners expecting it to open either at the end of March or in early April.

Tom Hutchinson, president of Magic Lantern Theatres, said the project is actually ahead of schedule.

People in Saskatchewan are not purchasing as much legal cannabis as those in other provinces.
People in Saskatchewan are not purchasing as much legal cannabis as those in other provinces. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sask. cannabis sales lagging behind other provinces: StatsCan

By Tyler Marr
January 24, 2019 - 2:00pm Updated: January 24, 2019 - 5:24pm

Though sales in Saskatchewan nearly doubled in November, per capita, residents of legal age are not purchasing the same amount of cannabis as fellow users across the country.

 The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) Career Centre Battlefords has moved to a larger location on 101 Street.
The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) Career Centre Battlefords has moved to a larger location on 101 Street. Facebook/SIIT Career Centre - Battlefords

SIIT Career Centre Battlefords planning grand opening at new location

By Angela Brown
January 18, 2019 - 10:26am

The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) Career Centre Battlefords is proud to be starting the new year in a bright new facility. 

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