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A resolution to advocate the provincial government to develop and implement a cannabis excise tax sharing agreement is also on the books at the SUMA Convention.
A resolution to advocate the provincial government to develop and implement a cannabis excise tax sharing agreement is also on the books at the SUMA Convention. The Canadian Press

Policing costs, ATV registration, cannabis excise tax top list of SUMA resolutions

By Tyler Marr
January 10, 2019 - 2:20pm Updated: January 11, 2019 - 11:35pm

A new funding option to help STARS Air Ambulance, advocating the provincial government to create an ATV registration process and develop and implement a cannabis excise tax sharing agreement with municipalities.

 Left to right, Lloydminster Mayor Gerald Aalbers, Lloydminster MLA Colleen Young, Little Pine Cree Nation Chief Wayne Semaganis, FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron, and SIGA president and CEO Zane Hansen celebrate the opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Left to right, Lloydminster Mayor Gerald Aalbers, Lloydminster MLA Colleen Young, Little Pine Cree Nation Chief Wayne Semaganis, FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron, and SIGA president and CEO Zane Hansen celebrate the opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

New Gold Horse Casino in Lloydminster officially opens

By Angela Brown
December 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

There was a big celebration at the Gold Horse Casino in Lloydminster Thursday when the new entertainment venue opened its doors for the first time in a special ceremony.

Lawyer Eleanore Sunchild, from Thunderchild First Nation, was named a recipient of the Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) designation for her work.
Lawyer Eleanore Sunchild, from Thunderchild First Nation, was named a recipient of the Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) designation for her work. submitted photo/ Laurel Sapp

Local Indigenous lawyer honoured with appointment from province

By Angela Brown
December 19, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: December 19, 2018 - 5:32pm

An accomplished Battlefords area Indigenous lawyer was recently recognized with a Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) designation for her work in contributing to the legal profession as well as to public service. 

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