John Cairns covers news, politics, City Hall, the courts, and plenty of other things for the Battlefords News-Optimist and Regional Optimist newspapers. His experience includes print, online and on-air experience on TV and radio in eastern and western Canada. He's also got extensive experience co...
North Battleford’s municipal enforcement has submitted its year-end report for 2017 with increases noted in calls for service and in overall numbers of violations. Sgt./Unit Commander Ross MacAngus gave the report Monday before the city’s planning committee. According to numbers he provided, figures for 2017 show 6,488 violations issued for a total of $653,325, compared to 5,643 violations issued for $728,307 in 2016.
The media has been freaking out about this “Trump Shutdown” story all day. Latest news: the latest spending bail to prevent a government shutdown just failed in the Senate. Oh, boy. Well, all I will say about this is it sure knocks Stormy Daniels out of the news, doesn’t it?
Final numbers are in for 2017 for building permit values in North Battleford, and they are almost exactly on par with the year before. Overall, 117 permits were issued for $17,570,310, compared to 140 permits for $17,784,400 issued in 2016. The 2017 numbers include $10,500,000 in the new commercial category (for the new Comfort Inns and Suites hotel project) and $2,279,500 for the 26 permits in the commercial alterations category.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
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Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
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Exact case matching or punctuation
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