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Saskatchewan lagging in midwifery care

May 5th was the International Day of the Midwife, a day that is recognized around the world as an opportunity to celebrate midwifery and to promote awareness of the care that midwives provide.
Cenotaph repaired and rededicated

Cenotaph repaired and rededicated

On the afternoon of Saturday, May 15 a rededication ceremony was held for the City of Yorkton cenotaph. In 2005 numerous items that were in need of repair and restoration on the City of Yorkton's Cenotaph were identified.

Increase in full-time employment

A strong increase in full-time employment led to a record-high number of people working in Saskatchewan for the month of April. There were 521,700 people working in Saskatchewan in April, an increase of 8,900 over April 2009.
Ducks Unlimited expanding marsh

Ducks Unlimited expanding marsh

Warm days are on the horizon, and Ducks Unlimited is working to ensure our waterfowl have a home during their summer stay in Yorkton. The Harris Conservation Project has begun.
Canora to Yorkton relay brings donations

Canora to Yorkton relay brings donations

The trip from Canora to Yorkton became a four-hour relay for one group of runners on Thursday, May 13th. A six-person team shared the 50 km run as part of Royal Ford's efforts to raise $10,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.

Amendments will benefit the labour market

Changes were announced today to The Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Regulations, 2003 which will allow employers to hire additional employees to meet the needs of the growing economy and labour market.

City changes insurance broker for next seven years

The City of Yorkton is changing its insurance broker after a decision by Yorkton Council at its regular meeting Monday. The City had been using Independent Agencies since July 2003, when it was transferred to Farrell Agencies Ltd.
Summer reading planned

Summer reading planned

Parkland Regional Library Annual meeting on May 1st saw the RM #213 Pam Hall (on Parkland board as well) and Sandra Kerr from Town of Saltcoats, representatives who were very pleased that there will be no cutting of library hours.
Locals attend baby shower

Locals attend baby shower

At the Last Whist Drive the winners were on the ladies side 1st high David Korb, 2nd Elsie Baumung, Low Mary Sobkow and Mildred Danylko took the travelling prize.

Mining industry workshop for growing market

SEER (Saskatchewan East Enterprise Region) will be hosting a workshop on Thursday, May 20th for manufacturers and individuals in the mining supply chain. The workshop is a hands-on, one-day opportunity to better understand the supply chain process.