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Serious crash could push Saskatchewan health-care system to brink: health officer

Serious crash could push Saskatchewan health-care system to brink: health officer

The chief medical officer for the Saskatchewan Health Authority says the province's health-care system would not be able to handle a serious collision like the Humboldt Broncos bus crash if it were to happen today. Dr.
STARS Rescue on the Prairie more than doubles fundraising goal with $427,000 raised

STARS Rescue on the Prairie more than doubles fundraising goal with $427,000 raised

The 2021 Rescue on the Prairie collected more than $427,000 to help STARS air ambulance with its operational costs this year.
More people voting in federal election advance polls in 2021 compared to 2019

More people voting in federal election advance polls in 2021 compared to 2019

Saskatchewan has seen a 20 per cent increase compared to 2019.
Hay West currently operational – website seeking applicants and suppliers now live

Hay West currently operational – website seeking applicants and suppliers now live

The Hay West program will ship hay from central and eastern farmers to drought-stricken western farmers.
USask community reaches 91 per cent full-vaccination status

USask community reaches 91 per cent full-vaccination status

The university is also now requiring masks be worn at any outdoor on-campus gathering of more than 20 people, including Huskies games
Saskatchewan to require proof of COVID vaccination to try to increase uptake: premier

Saskatchewan to require proof of COVID vaccination to try to increase uptake: premier

REGINA — Saskatchewan is bringing in a proof of vaccination policy to try to increase the number of people immunized against COVID-19 and to decrease pressures on hospitals. The policy is to come into effect Oct.
Roughriders QB Cody Fajardo declares himself fit to play after concussion scare

Roughriders QB Cody Fajardo declares himself fit to play after concussion scare

REGINA — Saskatchewan Roughriders fans can breathe easier. Quarterback Cody Fajardo has declared himself ready to play. Fajardo’s status for Friday's home game against the Toronto Argonauts was in question this week.
UPDATED: Mandatory masks return to Sask., vaccine proof policy coming in Oct.

UPDATED: Mandatory masks return to Sask., vaccine proof policy coming in Oct.

Sask. will be bringing back indoor masking mandates and putting forward a proof of vaccination policy for public spaces as early as this week.
RCMP renews request for information: four wanted individuals

RCMP renews request for information: four wanted individuals

Saskatchewan RCMP are on the lookout for four suspects in an ongoing human trafficking investigation.
School mates of COVID-positive students exempt from isolating in Saskatchewan

School mates of COVID-positive students exempt from isolating in Saskatchewan

REGINA — Aaron Genest’s Grade 10 son sat in three different classrooms at a Saskatoon high school over three days with a student who later tested positive for COVID-19.