Business & Economy

Locomotive 5080 at the Prince Albert Exhibition Grounds is set to be transported to Alberta within weeks where it will be given a new lease on life.
Locomotive 5080 at the Prince Albert Exhibition Grounds is set to be transported to Alberta within weeks where it will be given a new lease on life. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

P.A. locomotive set for Alberta departure

By Glenn Hicks
January 29, 2019 - 6:22pm

It’s a local punch-line that was getting a little tired - ‘things are moving as slowly as Prince Albert’s locomotive 5080!.’

Mind you, the old steam engine that stands neglected on the Prince Albert Exhibition grounds is probably looking beyond tired.

Bruce Power announced a new agreement Friday with MAKWA-Tron, a locally-based, First Nation-owned joint business venture to provide construction services to Bruce Power.
Bruce Power announced a new agreement Friday with MAKWA-Tron, a locally-based, First Nation-owned joint business venture to provide construction services to Bruce Power. Facebook/ Bruce Power

Sask. First Nations company signs agreement with Ontario-based nuclear company

By Nigel Maxwell
January 26, 2019 - 10:00am

A new agreement could help bring more jobs to a First Nations community in northern Saskatchewan.

Ontario-based Bruce Power has signed a supplier agreement with the owners of the Makwa Development Corporation and Tron, a construction company based on the English River First Nation.

Canaba Cannabis Manager David Batten, left, and co-owner Shaun Dunphy stand at the entrance of their newly opened store on Jan. 18. Canaba is Prince Albert’s second licensed cannabis retailer since legalization in October 2018.
Canaba Cannabis Manager David Batten, left, and co-owner Shaun Dunphy stand at the entrance of their newly opened store on Jan. 18. Canaba is Prince Albert’s second licensed cannabis retailer since legalization in October 2018. Brady Bateman/paNOW Staff

P.A.'s second cannabis retailer opens doors

By Brady Bateman
January 25, 2019 - 8:00am

Prince Albert’s second licensed cannabis retailer has officially opened its doors to the public just over three months since cannabis was legalized across the country.

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