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A local organization has said changes to the Canada Food Guide might come down to what people can afford.
A local organization has said changes to the Canada Food Guide might come down to what people can afford. The Canadian Press

New food guide costs may put it out of reach for some

By Ronald Quaroni
January 23, 2019 - 2:00pm

The new Canada Food Guide has been published.

Key changes include the abolition of the food groups and portion sizes, a marginalized role for dairy, an emphasis on eating more plant-based proteins, including more fruits and vegetables, as well some healthy lifestyle tips.

Debt load continues to be an issue for Saskatchewan families.
Debt load continues to be an issue for Saskatchewan families. File photo/paNOW Staff

Half of Saskatchewan families on verge of bankruptcy

By Ronald Quaroni
January 21, 2019 - 1:39pm Updated: January 21, 2019 - 2:21pm

Saskatchewan families are just barely staying financially afloat.

The latest numbers according to accountancy firm MNP's Consumer Debt Index is that half of the province's residents are only $200 away from bankruptcy after they pay their regular bills.

Bylaw Manager Suzanne Stubbs is reminding residents to promptly take their bins off the street once garbage collection has passed.
Bylaw Manager Suzanne Stubbs is reminding residents to promptly take their bins off the street once garbage collection has passed. File photo/paNOW Staff

Remove bins from street after pickup: Bylaw

By Ronald Quaroni
January 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

The Prince Albert Police Service bylaw division has a friendly reminder when it comes to garbage bins in the city.

Bylaw Manager Suzanne Stubbs, said timing is important when putting out your garbage bins.

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