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Bruce Power announced a new agreement Friday with MAKWA-Tron, a locally-based, First Nation-owned joint business venture to provide construction services to Bruce Power.
Bruce Power announced a new agreement Friday with MAKWA-Tron, a locally-based, First Nation-owned joint business venture to provide construction services to Bruce Power. Facebook/ Bruce Power

Sask. First Nations company signs agreement with Ontario-based nuclear company

By Nigel Maxwell
January 26, 2019 - 10:00am

A new agreement could help bring more jobs to a First Nations community in northern Saskatchewan.

Ontario-based Bruce Power has signed a supplier agreement with the owners of the Makwa Development Corporation and Tron, a construction company based on the English River First Nation.

The scene in May of 2015, when devastation hit the community of just over 300 people
The scene in May of 2015, when devastation hit the community of just over 300 people submitted/Julie Lemon Photography

Community comes together to build rink after devastating fire

By Brady Lang
January 14, 2019 - 5:00pm

It’s something standard in Saskatchewan for many small towns.

The local hockey rink is synonymous with the culture of many in the province, but for the people of Perdue, it’s something they’ve been missing for almost four years.

Sjoberg and Wahlin are visiting North Battleford for the 2019 Meridian Canadian Open.
Sjoberg and Wahlin are visiting North Battleford for the 2019 Meridian Canadian Open. Brady Lang/battlefordsNOW Staff

Visiting international teams reflect on North Battleford experience

By Brady Lang
January 13, 2019 - 8:00am Updated: January 13, 2019 - 12:14pm

While many spectators are at the Civic Centre and in the Battlefords for the 2019 Meridian Canadian Open, there are also 10 teams from outside of the Great White North. Seven women’s teams along with three men’s have travelled from beyond the nation's borders to compete.

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