The Afghanistan Memorial Vigil is now on display at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building. It includes the original 192 memorial plaques from the Kandahar Airfield Cenotaph. The memorial vigil will be open for public viewing from 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 2 and from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 3 to Sept. 6.
The federal health minister has unveiled the details of a multi-million-dollar compensation package for thalidomide victims. Rona Ambrose says 92 eligible survivors have now received a one-time, tax-free payment of $125,000 to cover their immediate needs.