Lighthouse cuts lead to ‘record-breaking’ hospital overcrowding, says Sask. NDP

The state of overcrowding at hospitals in Saskatoon was in the spotlight during question period at the Legislative Building in Regina on Monday.  Sask. NDP MLA Danielle Chartier pressed about “record-breaking” hospital overcrowding, saying Royal University Hospital and St. Paul’s Hospital were 116 people over capacity on Friday, with 49 people waiting for admission to the ER.  Overcrowding in Saskatoon hospital creates fire hazard Cuts to

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Question period tweets from CBC’s Stefani Langenegger for Oct. 24

Question period is here and CBC reporter Stefani Langenegger is tweeting the latest from the legislative chamber. She’ll have the quips, questions and play-by-play as the NDP Opposition and the Saskatchewan Party government square off. It starts around 1:45 p.m. CST. LIVE: Question period at the Saskatchewan Legislature

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Brit Bennett’s haunting The Mothers portrays female friendship and a love triangle that moves in all directions

The Mothers By Brit Bennett Riverhead 288 pp; $35 A “mother� is different than “mothers,� the singular implying something protective and possessing. As a throng, you hear its power as a verb – mothers and their mothering. In The Mothers, Brit Bennett’s trenchant debut novel, mothers are an historical idea as well as a collective chorus, pushing into the present

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