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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.
FSIN, SIEC to sign STEM MOU

FSIN, SIEC to sign STEM MOU

An MOU between FSIN and SIEC aims to promote STEM to First Nation students.
Sask. Volunteer Medal recipients include 12 community advocates, leaders

Sask. Volunteer Medal recipients include 12 community advocates, leaders

Twelve individuals will be honoured next week with the Saskatchewan Volunteer Award from Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty.
Sask. Chamber of Commerce says poor harvest could impact whole province

Sask. Chamber of Commerce says poor harvest could impact whole province

When producers struggle financially, it affects all of Saskatchewan.
Province releases one-year interim education plan

Province releases one-year interim education plan

The Interim Provincial Education Plan released by the Government of Saskatchewan will focus on three key priorities.
NDP, teachers union calling for direction from gov’t for looming return to classrooms

NDP, teachers union calling for direction from gov’t for looming return to classrooms

Critics are calling for mandatory vaccination for all eligible students and staff
Aug. 17 COVID-19 update: Additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine available for international travel

Aug. 17 COVID-19 update: Additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine available for international travel

Those who've gotten two doses of different types of vaccines won't be able to travel to many countries. The provincial government is allowing those people to get extra doses of the same type of vaccine to meet travel requirements.
Nature Sask. awarded title of 2020 Conservation Partner from Nature Canada

Nature Sask. awarded title of 2020 Conservation Partner from Nature Canada

Nature Saskatchewan is this year's recipient of the Nature Canada Conservation Partner Award, in recognition of their work.