Category Archives: Saskatchewan News

Bursaries in the works for Saskatchewan post-secondary students impacted by pandemic

Up to $1.5 million has been earmarked to help Saskatchewan’s at-risk students whose post-secondary studies have been disrupted by the novel coronavirus pandemic. The provincial government announced the emergency financial aid on Thursday. READ MORE: Saskatchewan earmarks $50 million in aid to small, medium businesses during coronavirus pandemic Advanced Education Minister Tina Beaudry-Mellor said that during this unprecedented time, some

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SHA to prepare field hospitals in Saskatoon, Regina for coronavirus patients

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is moving forward with plans to set up field hospitals in the province’s two largest cities to help with the potential overflow of COVID-19 patients. Plans to segregate coronavirus patients in rural, remote Saskatchewan hospitals: SHA 3,075 coronavirus deaths forecast for Saskatchewan in low-range scenario: SHA SHA creating guidelines so healthcare system can triage coronavirus

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Coronavirus outbreak: Premier Moe says province preparing for all possible COVID-19 scenarios

On Wednesday alongside Saskatchewan’s chief medical officer Dr. Saqid Shahab, Premier Scott Moe thanked the Saskatchewan Health Authority for providing a briefing on “what if” COVID-19 scenarios for the province. Under the low-range scenario, 3,075 deaths and 153,000 infections are possible. Total cumulative deaths are forecast at 5,260, with 262,000 total cases in the mid-range scenario. Deaths under the high-range

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Saskatchewan Rush to honour season tickets cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

The Saskatchewan Rush say that all season tickets for games cancelled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic will be honoured. Regina Pats honour tickets purchased to final home game, cancelled due to coronavirus Saskatchewan Rattlers draft picks await first taste of pro basketball The National Lacrosse League (NLL) announced Wednesday that it has cancelled the remainder of the 2019-20 regular

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Coronavirus: Saskatchewan social services ministry encourages low-contact ways of paying rent

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services is encouraging landlords to work with tenants to determine low-contact ways of meeting their rental obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Two organizations called on the ministry to change its policy and begin direct payment of rent and utilities to landlords and utility companies on behalf of its income assistance clients as a means of

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