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Staff from Meadow Lake Tim Hortons were happy to help with the fundraising effort for the Northlands Pioneer Lodge. Back row, left to right Marc Duenas, Store owner Phil Lefevre, Ryan Manalo, occupational therapist Janaya Dubray and Arvie Salud. Front, left to right: Analiza Prado, Nelson Prado, and Fundraising Co-Chair Guelda Wood.
Staff from Meadow Lake Tim Hortons were happy to help with the fundraising effort for the Northlands Pioneer Lodge. Back row, left to right Marc Duenas, Store owner Phil Lefevre, Ryan Manalo, occupational therapist Janaya Dubray and Arvie Salud. Front, left to right: Analiza Prado, Nelson Prado, and Fundraising Co-Chair Guelda Wood. Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Pioneer Lodge overwhelmed by community support

By Kathy Gallant
November 30, 2017 - 12:13pm

Every little bit counts, and the fundraising committee for the new Northland Pioneers Lodge is definitely feeling the support from many individuals, groups and businesses in the region, according to co-chair Guelda Wood.

With cannabis consumption and growing set to be legalized next year, the SKLA is advising landlords in the province to prohibit all smoking on their properties.
With cannabis consumption and growing set to be legalized next year, the SKLA is advising landlords in the province to prohibit all smoking on their properties. The Canadian Press

Landlord group advocates for no pot smoking or growing for renters

By Greg Higgins
November 21, 2017 - 12:00pm

A provincial landlord association is recommending owners of rental units not allow their tenants to smoke marijuana on balconies, or be alowed to grow marijuana in a building they occupy.

Flying Dust Economic Development Director Albert Derocher (right) speaks with Davy Coyle from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.
Flying Dust Economic Development Director Albert Derocher (right) speaks with Davy Coyle from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development. submitted photo/Flying Dust First Nation

Flying Dust community planning delegation attends meetings in Ottawa

By Kathy Gallant
September 13, 2017 - 6:23pm Updated: September 14, 2017 - 8:52am

As part of their Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP) process, three Flying Dust representatives attended meetings in Ottawa last week to share the work being done locally.

The North West Friendship Centre is hoping to add a third emergency receiving home in Meadow Lake.
The North West Friendship Centre is hoping to add a third emergency receiving home in Meadow Lake. file photo/meadowlakeNOW Staff

NW Friendship Centre hopes to open a third emergency receiving home

By Kathy Gallant
August 1, 2017 - 2:38pm

The North West Friendship Centre opened two emergency receiving homes to the community last year, and have applied to Meadow Lake city council to add another home to their roster.

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