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Wall tops Notley as best for west

To be clear, Premier Brad Wall thinks as a politician first — one true to his belief and true to the foremost cause of...

Who’s footing the bill?

Are you sick of it yet? The election campaign that is. After nearly a month of hearing election talk – and still another more...

How will you buy pot?

It won’t be long before you will be able to walk into a store and buy pot — better known as cannabis or marijuana....

Canada’s monetary toolbox almost empty

Troy Media - What are we to make of the Bank of Canada’s recent decision to trim its short-term policy interest rate by another...

We can’t be naïve any longer

A young man calmly walks down the street in a small town. He looks like an average youth today. He has a hooded jacket...

Pool owner questions city’s actions

Dear Editor: This letter is in regards to the article in the Melville Advance on July 24; the article about the woman who feels the...

Small town papers serve communities

The news recently of the closure of two newspapers in northern Saskatchewan sent a wave of shock and then a wave of nostalgia through...

Put the money where it’s needed

An election is coming. Canada’s 150th Celebrations are coming, and — while we could paint the town red and would love to pave the...

High government wages contribute to poor economy

What kind of a mess is our province now dealing with? Resignations from the political party that leads the province, lawsuits, wage freezes and...

Parties should pay their own way

Governments spend money on all kinds of foolish things from robotic Christmas trees, to beer growlers to pensions for former members of Parliament who...

Provincial News

Precaution against ticks urged

We might be glad to put a long and cold winter behind us, but the Ministry of Health is reminding Saskatchewan people that warmer...