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Restricted sales, tax increase on vape products coming to Sask. in fall

Restricted sales, tax increase on vape products coming to Sask. in fall

Sask. is increasing restrictions even further, beginning in Sept.
July Traffic Spotlight results are in

July Traffic Spotlight results are in

July: 7,457 aggressive driving or speeding offences
SHA testing error identified false positives in Regina long-term care outbreaks

SHA testing error identified false positives in Regina long-term care outbreaks

A total of 255 COVID-19 tests were processed with a machine error at the provincial lab, says public health.
Preliminary hearing for four accused of murdering elementary teacher adjourned until October

Preliminary hearing for four accused of murdering elementary teacher adjourned until October

GoFundMe page raising money for family
No surge in visitors in North Portal after U.S. border reopened

No surge in visitors in North Portal after U.S. border reopened

The situation in North Portal is different from what could have been expected.
Sask Polytech joins USask, U of R in requiring students to get vaccinated

Sask Polytech joins USask, U of R in requiring students to get vaccinated

Masking on campus will also continue
Crime Stoppers issues wanted list of six

Crime Stoppers issues wanted list of six

If you know the current location of any of these wanted individuals, please call your nearest police service.
SHA recommends but doesn’t mandate masks for unvaccinated students, staff in schools

SHA recommends but doesn’t mandate masks for unvaccinated students, staff in schools

Public health has issued a recommendation on masking in schools, following backlash from the public this week
Living with COVID: Province provides guidance on long-term COVID-19 precautions

Living with COVID: Province provides guidance on long-term COVID-19 precautions

Includes guidance for schools, booster shots
Physicians urge school divisions to mandate masking, practice public health measures

Physicians urge school divisions to mandate masking, practice public health measures

“We are asking school divisions to enact measures that will mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in their schools, especially as the highly contagious Delta variant spreads in the province,” said Dr. Eben Strydom, SMA president.