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July 21 COVID-19 update: 276 active cases, 53 new cases, 19 recoveries, no  deaths

July 21 COVID-19 update: 276 active cases, 53 new cases, 19 recoveries, no deaths

Vaccines Reported An additional 5,413 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 1,358,720.
Chief wants residential school history taught in school

Chief wants residential school history taught in school

Saskatoon Tribal Council Chief Mark Arcand knows the dark past caused by residential schools in Canada’s history, a heartbreaking past where thousands of Indigenous children were forcibly taken from their families so they could be assimilated to west
NDP call for reopening of utility deferral program instead of Crown rebranding investment

NDP call for reopening of utility deferral program instead of Crown rebranding investment

The Saskatchewan NDP are calling on the provincial government to abandon their possible Crown rebranding project and instead reopen the utility payment deferral program offered to Crown customers during the pandemic.
July 20 COVID-19 update: 22 new cases, 42 recoveries, 242 active cases

July 20 COVID-19 update: 22 new cases, 42 recoveries, 242 active cases

Vaccines Reported An additional 2,636 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 1,353,307.
Cameron: Simon’s appointment long time coming

Cameron: Simon’s appointment long time coming

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron has welcomed the recent appointment of Mary Simon as Canada’s Governor General, but adds it should have been done a long time ago.
July 19 COVID-19 update: No deaths, 1.35M vaccinations, 16 new cases, 37 recoveries

July 19 COVID-19 update: No deaths, 1.35M vaccinations, 16 new cases, 37 recoveries

Vaccines Reported An additional 2,704 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 1,350,671.
Sask. lifts provincial fire ban as weather cools, active fires number 161

Sask. lifts provincial fire ban as weather cools, active fires number 161

The Saskatchewan public Safety Agency lifted the provincial fire ban Monday, as approaching weather bringing cooler temperatures and rain is expected to aid the ongoing dry conditions.
Flag remembering Indigenous children unveiled

Flag remembering Indigenous children unveiled

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations held a flag raising ceremony on Saturday at Marquis Downs Racetrack, unveiling a banner that honours all Indigenous children who were taken away from their families and no longer returned home after atte
Hop Circuit tour pouring pints, highlighting breweries in Regina’s warehouse district

Hop Circuit tour pouring pints, highlighting breweries in Regina’s warehouse district

Patio season is in full swing for craft breweries in Regina, which means another popular summer tourism booster is also back for another year: the Hop Circuit, featuring six local spots to enjoy a Saskatchewan pint.
New province-wide appeal to raise funds for residential school survivors

New province-wide appeal to raise funds for residential school survivors

Saskatchewan’s Catholic bishops, to fulfill the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, have made a new province-wide appeal in raising funds that would help the survivors and their respective communities.