Michael Bramadat-Willcock joins Canada's National Observer as a reporter, thanks to a grant from the Local Journalism Initiative of the Government of Canada. Michael is a journalist, editor, researcher and MA candidate in journalism at Concordia University.
La Ronge town council approved a motion for a new COVID-19 test site in its industrial area on Wednesday at a special meeting. The move means the Saskatchewan Health Authority can continue testing in the community for the long term.
The town of La Ronge in northern Saskatchewan made a move toward greater transparency last Wednesday, when a motion was passed to air town council meetings through Access Communications on their community channel.
A council vote on Wednesday is set to determine the fate of a proposed homeless shelter in La Ronge, Sask., but outcry from local business owners on the town’s main drag has the mayor worried it won’t pass.
Canada’s leading nuclear industry players announced an inter-provincial corporate partnership Thursday to support the launch of a research centre that will work on developing small modular reactors (SMRs) for use in Saskatchewan.
Northern Saskatchewan has seen a lot of precipitation since April. High water flows and lake levels across the Churchill River and Lower Saskatchewan River basins has threatened property and infrastructure across the region.