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An arial view of the oil spill near Stoughton, Sask. after cleanup efforts already began on Jan. 23, 2017.

'Anger to sadness:' Sask. First Nation reacts to pipeline oil spill

By 980 CJME January 24, 2017 - 4:52pm Updated: January 25, 2017 - 12:16pm

Most of the cleanup is done, but the effects of an oil spill on the Ocean Man First Nation will likely linger.

The community, usually a quiet place, was filled with more...

 Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr made of point of saying on Tuesday the Liberals "embrace" dissent while linking civil disobedience with peaceful protest.

Carr dials back military response, says Liberals 'embrace' pipeline dissent

By The Canadian Press December 6, 2016 - 4:15pm Updated: December 6, 2016 - 4:30pm

The Liberal government is going out of its way to play down the prospect of violent confrontations at oil pipeline protests.

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr made an...

The Line 3 pipeline, which runs through Saskatchewa, was approved by the federal government on Nov. 29, 2016.

Liberals approve Trans Mountain, Line 3 pipeline projects

By 650 CKOM November 29, 2016 - 4:05pm Updated: November 29, 2016 - 4:18pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is approving Kinder Morgan's proposal to triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby, B.C. a $6.8-billion project...

A Husky Energy pipeline spilled oil into the North Saskatchewan River.

Sask. poll: 47 per cent approve of handling of Husky Energy oil spill

By 980 CJME August 30, 2016 - 7:01am Updated: August 30, 2016 - 7:01am

What do you think of the government's response after thousands of litres of oil spilled into the North Saskatchewan last month?

Mainstreet Analytics polled people in the...

Water line connedting North Battleford to Battleford.

Temporary water line to flow between Battleford and North Battleford

By Matt Kelly, battlefordsNOW staff August 9, 2016 - 7:11am Updated: August 9, 2016 - 7:11am

Clean water should be on its way to North Battleford Tuesday after a temporary pipeline was delayed due to a positive bacteria test result, but officials say it's expected to...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall in Prince Albert after oil spill on North Saskatchewan River.

Provincial investigation coming after North Saskatchewan River oil spill

By Spencer Sterritt August 4, 2016 - 7:24am Updated: August 4, 2016 - 7:24am

Two weeks after a substantial amount of oil leaked into Prince Albert’s water supply, Saskatchewan’s premier said the province will conduct its own investigation.


A Husky Energy pipeline spilled oil into the North Saskatchewan River.

All but 5 samples from Sask. oil spill meet guidelines for drinking water

By Sarah Mills August 3, 2016 - 11:55am Updated: August 3, 2016 - 11:55am

Husky Energy has released the findings of water samples taken from the North Saskatchewan River showing that the vast majority are within guidelines for drinking water.


Clean up efforts are ongoing after oil spill on the North Saskatchewan River.

Province says water samples closer to good than bad after oil spill

By Sarah Mills August 3, 2016 - 6:41am Updated: August 3, 2016 - 6:41am

The first test results from the water samples taken from the North Saskatchewan River are now known and being shared with the communities impacted by the oil spill.


Dr. Ed Owens is a specialist brought in by Husky Energy to help with the oil spill cleanup.

Oil spill specialist says timeline for cleanup depends on weather

By Greg Higgins, battlefordsNOW staff August 2, 2016 - 7:15am Updated: August 2, 2016 - 10:48am

Northern Saskatchewan will make a full recovery from the oil spill, according to an expert, but the timeline will depend on the weather.

Husky Energy has brought in oil...

Facebook video with Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall.

Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose visits Evraz Steel in Regina

By Adriana Christianson April 26, 2016 - 2:38pm Updated: April 27, 2016 - 7:58am

On the same day Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is going to Fort Qu’Appelle, Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose also happened to be in Regina.

The leader of the...

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere.

Sask. mayors react as Quebec pursues pipeline injunction

By 650 CKOM March 1, 2016 - 2:27pm Updated: March 2, 2016 - 7:28am

The mayors of Saskatchewan's largest cities came out firing against the government of Quebec during a Tuesday appearance on Gormley.

The reactions came during discussion...


Sask. premier fires back after Montreal-area mayors reject Energy East

By Lisa Schick, Canadian Press January 21, 2016 - 5:24pm Updated: January 22, 2016 - 8:50am

Saskatchewan's premier is firing back at Montreal area mayors after they spoke out against the Energy East pipeline on Thursday.

The Montreal Metropolitan Community...