Coronavirus: Birthday parades being held for Sask. children after their parties get cancelled

From Warman firefighters to Moose Jaw residents, people across the province are throwing birthday parades for Saskatchewan children. The parades are replacing traditional birthday parties that were cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “As a parent, trying to celebrate a six-year-old during this time is tough,” said Firmin Dion, a resident of Warman, Sask., whose son turned six

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Coronavirus: Saskatchewan RMCP charge 11 suspects for violating public health order

Saskatchewan RCMP has charged a group of suspects in a criminal investigation with failing to comply with the province’s Public Health Order that limits public gatherings to 10 people or less. According to police, these are the first individuals the Saskatchewan RCMP have arrested and charged during the COVID-19 pandemic under the Saskatchewan Public Health Act. The law, which came

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Saskatchewan minister deletes tweet saying people should ‘pray and repent’ to rid COVID-19

A Saskatchewan cabinet minister who tweeted an Old Testament passage where God tells people to pray and repent to cure an epidemic says he deleted it out of concern it may have sent the wrong message. As the province responds to the COVID-19 outbreak, Minister of Highways Greg Ottenbreit tweeted a photo early Saturday where a section of scripture is highlighted

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Coronavirus outbreak: Snowmobile rally in Saskatchewan resulted in 18 new cases

Dr. Khami Chokani, Prince Albert’s medical health officer for the Saskatchewan Health Authority, spoke on Saturday about a snowmobile rally that took place March 14 that resulted in 18 cases of COVID-19. The 18 people who tested positive were among the 30 new confirmed cases reported on Saturday. The province’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Saqib Shahab the cases

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