Category Archives: Saskatchewan News

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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Saskatchewan posts 3rd highest building permit increase among provinces

The number of building permits issued in Saskatchewan is on the rise. Last November’s building permits were up 17.3 per cent, seasonally adjusted, over November 2016. READ MORE: Saskatoon’s apartment vacancy rate highest in Canada This was the third highest increase year-over-year among Canada’s provinces and well ahead of the 1.3 per cent posted nationally. “Stronger building permit numbers is

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Roughriders long snapper Jorgen Hus giving back while training next generation

Saskatchewan Roughriders long snapper Jorgen Hus is spending his off-season doing what he can to make the world a better place. The former Saskatoon Hilltop and University of Regina Ram is hosting a long snapping camp this weekend with all proceeds going to support National Football League star Chris Long’s Waterboys Initiative, which provides clean, accessible drinking water to rural

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