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Heat Warning in Effect For Nipawin & Northeast Regions

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GreenTec Announces Saskatchewan Retail Cannabis Development

Kelowna, BC – June 4, 2018 – GreenTec Holdings Ltd. (“GreenTec”) and Black Birch Capital Acquisition III Corp. (TSXV: BBC.H) (“Black Birch”) are pleased to announce that the company has been selected to apply for a cannabis retail permit by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA). Read more about GreenTec Announces Saskatchewan Retail Cannabis Development

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Total Fire Ban Announced Due to Dry Conditions For Nipawin and Surrounding Communities

Due to extreme Fire Weather Index and extremely dry conditions, a total fire ban is now in effect for the following areas until further notice; Read more about Total Fire Ban Announced Due to Dry Conditions For Nipawin and Surrounding Communities

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Cumberland House Fire Largest Active Fire in 2018 at 182 Hectares (Updated)

The 2018 wildland fire season is well under way with 90 fires to date as of May 7th, 2018. The largest active fire is a 50 hectare fire burning approximately 8 km south east of Cumberland House, Saskatchewan. At 90 fires to date, the season is starting quickly compared to the 5 year average of 51 fires.

UPDATE: 18HB-TEARING Fire, Cumberland House – As of 2:50 pm Monday May 7th, 2018 is reported to be 182 hectares and still not contained.

See also: Tearing Fire Near Cumberland House Contained at 211 Hectares, New Fire Under Assessment South of Hudson Bay Read more about Cumberland House Fire Largest Active Fire in 2018 at 182 Hectares (Updated)