Category: Alberta, Saskatchewan & Northwest Territories


News regarding the newsletter The Transmitter

Dear fellow CBC Radio-Canada retirees. A big update came out of our Regional PNA (Alta, Sask, NWT) AGM on September 14! Sorry, it’s not about the pension surplus…but it is about our Newsletter, The Transmitter. In the past, the Transmitter team out of Regina, with editor Joanne Skidmore, did a great job.  Since Joanne has […]

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Pandemic Polling

More than 13,000 people worked at 1,100 polls during last October’s provincial election in Saskatchewan.  Among them was retired CBC staffer Paul Grant, who filed this report on pandemic-style polling.  The way our polling place was set up, you’d think Saskatchewan invented social distancing.  Three polling stations were spaced across one end of the half-acre […]

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