La Ronge walking trail year-round addition funded

La Ronge walking trail year-round addition funded

Approximately seven kilometres of walking trails in La Ronge received provincial and federal funding so they can be made accessible year-round. These additions include hard surfaces on areas that would be uncrossable in the summer. “A lot of the trails are only usable...
Northern health authority continuing vaccination work

Northern health authority continuing vaccination work

The Athabasca Health Authority has been seeing some recent success with their vaccine roll out. The health authority’s CEO, Allan Adam said the uptake on vaccines has been good with many people getting inoculated. He added some of the health authority’s communities...
La Loche using raffles to encourage vaccination

La Loche using raffles to encourage vaccination

The Northern Village of La Loche continues vaccination efforts as two variants affect the community, but Mayor Georgina Jolibois said getting COVID-19 information from the provincial government “is like pulling teeth.” “All we are getting is that it is a variant of...
Trudeau virtually tours Ile a la Crosse

Trudeau virtually tours Ile a la Crosse

The federal government is increasing the budget in the prairies for regional economic development, which is aimed at creating local entrepreneur opportunities, similar to the Ile-a-la-Crosse Fish Company. Ottawa invested approximately $1.3 million in 2017 to help the...