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5Buds to open new location in Prince Albert

August 19, 2020 in News
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Fall 2020

Prince Albert is getting a third cannabis store this fall. In July, Prince Albert City Council approved the development permit for the city’s third cannabis...

Arctic Beverages Acquires Taz Enterprises

April 15, 2020 in News
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Fall 2020

As of April 1, 2020, Arctic Beverages LP has purchased Taz Enterprises Ltd., a dairy distribution company located in St-Pierre-Jolys in southeastern Manitoba. “We are...

Long Lake Insurance acquires assets of Simpli Insurance Group

April 1, 2020 in News
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Fall 2020

Long Lake Insurance has announced that as of April 1, 2020, they have purchased the insurance brokerage assets of Simpli Insurance Group, located in Bruno,...

Team Drilling Runs Diamond Driller Helper Training Course in the Athabasca

March 10, 2020 in News
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2020

This fall, a Diamond Drill Helper Training Course was once again offered in Stony Rapids. Eleven out of the 12 participants graduated. Team Drilling ran...

Gunnar Project Updates

March 9, 2020 in News
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On January 14-16, representatives from QM Points and the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) traveled to the Athabasca communities to provide updates to leadership. The January...

ABS helps bring Indigenous kids to Superhero Blades Game

March 9, 2020 in Giving Back
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2020

On January 25, the Saskatoon Blades hosted the Edmonton Oil Kings. ABS was the night’s sponsor, helping to cover some of the costs for over...

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ABS helps bring Indigenous kids to Superhero Blades Game

March 9, 2020 in Giving Back
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2020

On January 25, the Saskatoon Blades hosted the Edmonton Oil Kings. ABS was the night’s sponsor, helping to cover some of the costs for over...

2019 Athabasca Student Dinner

March 9, 2020 in Giving Back
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2020

The annual Athabasca Student Dinner has been running for many years, but the trend in the last few years is a very exciting one to...

Athabasca community clean-up and BBQ tour

March 9, 2020 in Giving Back
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2020

In September, representatives from Points Athabasca, QM Points, SRC and ABD travelled to the Athabasca communities to meet with leadership, provide updates on the Gunnar...

2019 Christmas in the North

March 9, 2020 in Giving Back
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2020

In December 2019, ABD cosponsored the eighth annual Christmas in the North event. On December 11, 12, and 16, Santa – along with representatives from...

West Wind Aviation donates gift of “Jaws of Life” to Fond du Lac

September 23, 2019 in Giving Back
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Fall 2019

On June 10, 2019, West Wind Aviation presented a Jaws of Life to the community of Fond du Lac. Fond du Lac’s Jaw of Life...

Scholarships for Athabasca students

September 23, 2019 in Giving Back
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Fall 2019

This year, Ya’thi Néné Land and Resource Office once again offered scholarships for Athabasca students. Applications were due on July 31, 2019 and over $55,000...

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5Buds to open new location in Prince Albert

August 19, 2020 in News
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Fall 2020

Prince Albert is getting a third cannabis store this fall. In July, Prince Albert City Council approved the development permit for the city’s third cannabis...

Arctic Beverages Acquires Taz Enterprises

April 15, 2020 in News
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Fall 2020

As of April 1, 2020, Arctic Beverages LP has purchased Taz Enterprises Ltd., a dairy distribution company located in St-Pierre-Jolys in southeastern Manitoba. “We are...

Long Lake Insurance acquires assets of Simpli Insurance Group

April 1, 2020 in News
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Fall 2020

Long Lake Insurance has announced that as of April 1, 2020, they have purchased the insurance brokerage assets of Simpli Insurance Group, located in Bruno,...

Team Drilling Runs Diamond Driller Helper Training Course in the Athabasca

March 10, 2020 in News
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2020

This fall, a Diamond Drill Helper Training Course was once again offered in Stony Rapids. Eleven out of the 12 participants graduated. Team Drilling ran...

Gunnar Project Updates

March 9, 2020 in News
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2020

On January 14-16, representatives from QM Points and the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) traveled to the Athabasca communities to provide updates to leadership. The January...

5Buds enters new phase in cannabis industry with edibles

March 9, 2020 in News
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2020

On October 17, 2019, exactly one year after the first wave of legalization brought flower and other products, edibles, extracts and topicals officiallybecame legal in...

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SCSA recognizes Flyer Electric employee Corey Johnson with Safety Award

March 9, 2020 in News People
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2020

Each year the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association (SCSA) acknowledges individuals, companies, and committees throughout the province of Saskatchewan for their efforts towards SCSA’s vision tocreate...

Employees, management build strong team at unique QM Points orientation program

September 23, 2019 in News People
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Fall 2019

A comprehensive orientation program for prospective employees and management for the Gunnar reclamation project was held in June and July. 54 people participated in the...

Fond du Lac’s community garden provides fresh produce for community members

September 23, 2019 in Giving Back News People
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Fall 2019

Fond du Lac’s community garden began as a pilot project in 2015 by the Fond du Lac Health Centre through the Athabasca Health Authority. Five...

Meet the new West Wind CEO, Michael Rodyniuk

March 27, 2019 in News People
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2019

Last fall, West Wind announced the appointment of a new CEO, Michael Rodyniuk, who began with the company on September 10. Michael replaced interim CEO,...

Meet the ABD Board of Directors

March 27, 2019 in People
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2019

The ABD Board is made up of 100% Athabasca Basin residents. From Left to right: Coreen Sayazie – Black Lake, Anne Robillard – Hatchet Lake,...

AB Medical Runs Intensive Medical Responder Training Program in Stony Rapids

March 27, 2019 in News People
Tags: Explorer Newsletter Spring 2019

By Kathy Christmann. In response to an identified need for qualified medical responders and paramedics in Northern Saskatchewan, Athabasca Basin Medical teamed up with the...

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