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Design for residential school memorial in Regina unveiled

Design for residential school memorial in Regina unveiled

The construction of a permanent memorial answers the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Call to Action 82
Sask. health minister says unvaccinated “prolonging this pandemic” into fall, winter

Sask. health minister says unvaccinated “prolonging this pandemic” into fall, winter

“We will not only not have Thanksgiving at this rate, but we will likely not have Christmas and New Year’s at this rate [of transmission.]." - Chief medical health officer Dr. Saqib Shahab
Sask. vaccine apps now available, vaccination QR codes return to eHealth profiles

Sask. vaccine apps now available, vaccination QR codes return to eHealth profiles

Saskatchewan has launched two partner apps to compliment the new QR code feature on vaccine certificates, just days ahead of the incoming proof of vaccination policy on Oct. 1.
Sask. appoints new provincial firearms officer to oversee jurisdiction

Sask. appoints new provincial firearms officer to oversee jurisdiction

A new Chief Firearms Officer took jurisdiction in Saskatchewan on Monday, after the federal government handed over reigns to the provincial firearm program.
COVID-19 booster program moves to phase two, over 3,300 new cases in past week

COVID-19 booster program moves to phase two, over 3,300 new cases in past week

COVID-19 recoveries in the past week have outnumbered new reported cases, with both figures reaching above 3,300 since Sept. 22.
Are you ready? Proof of vaccination or negative tests required broadly Oct.1

Are you ready? Proof of vaccination or negative tests required broadly Oct.1

SHA won't be your first stop if you want proof of a negative test; it's going to cost you
Sask. to lower flags for Truth & Reconciliation Day, still not a statutory holiday

Sask. to lower flags for Truth & Reconciliation Day, still not a statutory holiday

Saskatchewan has declared that all government buildings will lower their flags on Thursday, but government employees will not have the day off as a stat holiday.
Vaccine clinics doubled: Now more options to book online

Vaccine clinics doubled: Now more options to book online

Allowing more booked clinics provides flexibility says SHA
Visits to long-term care will need medical masks

Visits to long-term care will need medical masks

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is urgently requesting co-operation from families and visitors
Union calling on province to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Union calling on province to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is not a provincial statutory holiday despite being federally recognized.