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Hollywood Director James Cameron Invests in Saskatchewan Pea-Processing Plant

Hollywood Director James Cameron Invests in Saskatchewan Pea-Processing Plant

By The Canadian Press

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Film director James Cameron, left, and his wife Suzy speak during a funding announcement at Verdient Foods Inc. in Vanscoy, Sask., Monday, September 18, 2017. Verdient Foods will open a new pulse food processing facility with an investment from the Camerons. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)

VANSCOY, Sask. – Hollywood director James Cameron and his wife Suzy Amis Cameron have announced they are investing in an organic pea-processing plant in Saskatchewan.

The Oscar-winning Cameron appeared today in Vanscoy, a village southwest of Saskatoon, to say the couple have formed Verdient Foods to handle 160,000 tonnes of organic pea protein.

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Bisons Drop Football Home Opener to Saskatchewan 44-23

Bisons Drop Football Home Opener to Saskatchewan 44-23

By Chris Zuk, Bison Sports

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University of Manitoba Bisons and the Saskatchewan Huskies clash in the Herd’s season home opener at Investors Group Field on Friday, September 1, 2017. (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG – Now that is a way to get your first Canadian university football coaching win. First-year football head coach of the Saskatchewan Huskies Scott Flory was dumped with Gatorade after leading the unranked Huskies to a road upset 44-23 win over #10 ranked Manitoba Bisons at Investors Group Field on Friday, September 1 afternoon in front of 1,501 fans.

This was the first Canada West game of the 2017 season for both teams.

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Two Winnipeg Men Facing Charges in Regina Homicide

Two Winnipeg Men Facing Charges in Regina Homicide

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A Canada-wide arrest warrant has been issued for Johnathon Edward Kakewash, 31. (REGINA POLICE / HANDOUT)

Two Winnipeg men, who were already in police custody for unrelated offences, now face first-degree murder charges in Regina.

Police in Regina were investigating the homicide of Daniel Richard Dipaolo, 51, when they were led to three suspects in Winnipeg.

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Manitoba, Saskatchewan Could Lose Millions from Ottawa’s $2B Carbon Fund

Manitoba, Saskatchewan Could Lose Millions from Ottawa’s $2B Carbon Fund

By Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press

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Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna walks to a news conference in the Foyer of the House of Commons in Ottawa, Thursday June 15, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

OTTAWA – Manitoba and Saskatchewan have been given until the end of December to sign on to the federal government’s national climate change agreement to avoid losing out on millions of dollars to help cut emissions.

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna unveiled details Thursday of the Trudeau government’s promised $2-billion Low Carbon Economy Fund, to be spent in two streams over the next five years.

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