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Regina emergency rooms see an increase of fall-related injuries

Since Tuesday’s freezing rain turned Regina’s roads and sidewalks into skating rinks, at least 149 people have landed in emergency rooms, mostly due to fall-related injuries. “I’ve never seen it like this,” Surgical Care Service executive director Sandy Euteneier said. “We can kind of anticipate when we have a little bit of ice to have an increase, but not to

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SWAT team executes high-risk search warrant in northwest Regina

Two suspects are in custody after Regina Police executed a high-risk search warrant in Regina’s Lakeridge area Friday afternoon. Police say emergency services personnel, including the SWAT team, executed the search warrant at a home on Nicurity Drive. Officers say by 4:30 p.m., two suspects had been taken into custody. Police were still on scene at 5:45 p.m. The investigation

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Weather having an impact on mail service in Southern Sask.

The extreme cold weather on Friday is having an impact on mail services in Regina. Canada Post is being affected by the weather conditions, which is impeding mail delivery in southern Saskatchewan, including Regina and Saskatoon. Weather conditions are currently impeding mail delivery in Southern Saskatchewan including Regina and Saskatoon. While every effort is being made to deliver the mail,

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Infrastructure renewal a major item in Moose Jaw’s 2018 budget process

The City of Moose Jaw has been plagued with aging and deteriorating infrastructure for years. A recent survey shows most residents want a tax reduction in 2018, but still support the city spending more money on infrastructure. Marney Blunt has more. https://globalnews.ca/video/3960842/infrastructure-renewal-a-major-item-in-moose-jaws-2018-budget-process/Please like & share:

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Infrastructure renewal a major item in Moose Jaw 2018 budget process

The City of Moose Jaw is filled with historic buildings, but also aging and deteriorating infrastructure. Infrastructure problems that have been plaguing the city for years, and they’ve become a focal point in the city’s 2018 budget process. “We’ve been facing a $400 million deficit in infrastructure,” Moose Jaw Mayor Fraser Tolmie said, noting that the city has also been

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Regina hospitals still dealing with delays after Tuesday’s freezing rain

Regina hospitals are still dealing with delays following Tuesday’s freezing rain storm. On Thursday, there were 19 emergency orthopedic patients needing surgery at Regina’s two hospitals – half of them were ice-related. The influx of patients is also affecting the number of beds available for elective surgeries, forcing 13 to be postponed. The number of emergency room patients stabilized Thursday

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Sask. Roughriders head coach Chris Jones plans to touch base with Duron Carter

After orchestrating the CFL off-season’s biggest trade, Chris Jones has set his sights on one of the league’s top pending free agents. Related Riders release veteran quarterback Kevin Glenn Sask. Roughriders’ Duron Carter foots bill for 26 fans to watch movie with him The Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach/GM acquired veteran quarterback Zach Collaros from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats last week for

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11 dogs euthanized after increase in cases of parvovirus: Regina Humane Society

The Regina Humane Society is warning dog owners about a recent outbreak in the deadly parvovirus; a highly infectious and often fatal gastrointestinal illness in dogs. In the past few weeks, 11 dogs brought into the shelter has tested positive for parvovirus. All of those animals had to be euthanized. “In a shelter environment it’s very, very difficult (to contain),”

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