On Nutrition: Irish conversions

I sent a note to my new friend in the land of St. Patrick: “Top of the mornin’ to you, Tom! (Do they really say that in Ireland?)” “Hello Barbara,’ is the traditional greeting,” he politely replied. “But in different areas some slang … ’Whatss aabout yee?’ ’Reply.’ ’Augh am doing alright.’ ’Cud be worse.” I met this cheerful Irishman

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Head office presence in Sask. ‘important consideration’ in Viterra deal: Wall

REGINA – Saskatchewan’s premier says the future of Viterra Inc.’s head office in Regina would be an important factor in deciding whether any takeover of the grain handler is of net benefit to the province. “If and when an offer is tabled, our government will thoroughly evaluate the proposal to determine whether it provides a net benefit to Saskatchewan and

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New formula for school grants coming

Saskatchewan is about to introduce a brand new formula for divvying up education money, but the notion that some school boards will see big cuts is wrong, according to Education Minister Donna Harpauer. Instead, school divisions may be “pleasantly surprised” by next week’s budget, Harpauer said. The Opposition is worried, though, because a document shared with school divisions suggests 12

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Film recalls Huskies memorable championship season

Micheal Linklater was a star player for the University of Saskatchewan Huskies men’s basketball team in the season they won the national championship. (Ryan Pilon/CBC) A documentary now being shown in Saskatoon chronicles a memorable championship season for the University of Saskatchewan men’s basketball team. The Huskies won the national championship in 2009/2010, in a season filled with excitement, drama

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Emotional impact of concussions frequently overlooked

Anxiety, depression or sometimes-profound personality changes. Despite new awareness around concussions, less talked about is the impact on a person’s psyche. Toronto psychiatrist Dr. Shree Bhalerao specializes in traumatic brain injury. He sees numerous patients experiencing serious emotional problems months, and sometimes years, after a head trauma. Too often public discussions around concussions focus on the physical fallout, he said

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