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Chief wants residential school history taught in school

Chief wants residential school history taught in school

Saskatoon Tribal Council Chief Mark Arcand knows the dark past caused by residential schools in Canada’s history, a heartbreaking past where thousands of Indigenous children were forcibly taken from their families so they could be assimilated to west
NDP call for reopening of utility deferral program instead of Crown rebranding investment

NDP call for reopening of utility deferral program instead of Crown rebranding investment

The Saskatchewan NDP are calling on the provincial government to abandon their possible Crown rebranding project and instead reopen the utility payment deferral program offered to Crown customers during the pandemic.
July 20 COVID-19 update: 22 new cases, 42 recoveries, 242 active cases

July 20 COVID-19 update: 22 new cases, 42 recoveries, 242 active cases

Vaccines Reported An additional 2,636 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 1,353,307.
City approves draft Audited Statement

City approves draft Audited Statement

Yorkton Council unanimously approved the 2020 Draft Audited Financial Statements for the City of Yorkton. Annually, the City of Yorkton undergoes a financial audit, provided by the firm Baker Tilly SK LLP.
Pair of car shows roll into Yorkton

Pair of car shows roll into Yorkton

Over the weekend, car enthusiasts were treated to a pair of car shows. Things kicked off on Friday as all vehicles packed the Staples parking lot for people to check out.
Highway #9 rail to get crossing arms

Highway #9 rail to get crossing arms

The Canadian Pacific Railway crossing on Highway #9 in Yorkton will be getting control arms added as a safety feature. The city will make an investment of$112,521 unanimously approved by Council Monday.
City will take closer look at west side drainage

City will take closer look at west side drainage

The City of Yorkton will enter into an agreement with ISL Engineering to complete the west side drainage study at an estimated cost of $90,000. Council made the unanimous decision to undertake the study at its regular meeting Monday.
Cameron: Simon’s appointment long time coming

Cameron: Simon’s appointment long time coming

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron has welcomed the recent appointment of Mary Simon as Canada’s Governor General, but adds it should have been done a long time ago.
July 19 COVID-19 update: No deaths, 1.35M vaccinations, 16 new cases, 37 recoveries

July 19 COVID-19 update: No deaths, 1.35M vaccinations, 16 new cases, 37 recoveries

Vaccines Reported An additional 2,704 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 1,350,671.
Sask. lifts provincial fire ban as weather cools, active fires number 161

Sask. lifts provincial fire ban as weather cools, active fires number 161

The Saskatchewan public Safety Agency lifted the provincial fire ban Monday, as approaching weather bringing cooler temperatures and rain is expected to aid the ongoing dry conditions.