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Meili: Gov't must prepare for fifth wave

Meili: Gov't must prepare for fifth wave

Booster shots will be available for individuals 18 and up beginning on Monday.
Sask. expands booster doses to 18+ to “prepare for Omicron” variant

Sask. expands booster doses to 18+ to “prepare for Omicron” variant

Sask. residents are being asked to "exercise caution" and assume Omicron is in their communities by public health
Cowessess FN receives federal funding for grave site identification project

Cowessess FN receives federal funding for grave site identification project

Federal funding will help support Cowessess First Nation as it works to identify the unmarked graves discovered this past June.
Sask. NDP says privatization not the solution to surgical backlog

Sask. NDP says privatization not the solution to surgical backlog

Sask. opposition leader Ryan Meili said the Ministry of Health's plan to deal with surgical waits is too slow and too dependent on non-existent services.
Sask. announces pilot for new long-term care home inspection program

Sask. announces pilot for new long-term care home inspection program

The Ministry of Health is committing to care inspections in long-term homes every three years, beginning immediately.
Snowbirds technician charged with firearms offences after search of Bushell Park home

Snowbirds technician charged with firearms offences after search of Bushell Park home

Saskatchewan RCMP have charged a 13-year veteran of the Canadian Forces with four firearms offences after a Dec. 10 search warrant was executed at CFB Moose Jaw.
Provincial auditor: Coroner’s Service needs to be more “timely” with report delivery

Provincial auditor: Coroner’s Service needs to be more “timely” with report delivery

The provincial auditor tabled volume two of her report in the Legislative Assembly earlier this week
Ministry of Highways: ‘Tis the season for snow plow safety

Ministry of Highways: ‘Tis the season for snow plow safety

Winter is here and that means Saskatchewan drivers are more than likely to encounter snow plows out on the road.
Sask. to address surgical backlog with increased capacity, privatized help

Sask. to address surgical backlog with increased capacity, privatized help

Sask. is looking to increase surgeries annually for the next four years, and increase ICU capacity to deal with pandemic consequences.
Sask. opposition calling for public inquiry into government’s COVID response

Sask. opposition calling for public inquiry into government’s COVID response

Sask. opposition says the provincial government's conduct during the fourth wave needs investigating.