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Coronavirus: COVID-19 cases could be ‘flattening’ in Saskatoon, city leaders say – Saskatoon

Coronavirus: COVID-19 cases could be ‘flattening’ in Saskatoon, city leaders say - Saskatoon

COVID-19 cases have fluctuated quite a bit in Saskatoon over the past nine months. Active cases have recently risen exponentially in the city, but medical health officer Dr. Jasmine Hasselback said this pattern may be slowing down. “From an epidemiology perspective, I feel like we are flattening a bit,” …

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Saskatoon city councillors vote to reduce 2021 property tax increase – Saskatoon

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Saskatoon’s city council has voted to reduce the 2021 property tax increase. After two days of deliberations, the council voted to reduce the 2021 property tax rate increase from 3.87 per cent to 2.83 per cent — which will save the average Saskatoon home, valued at $371,000, just less …

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City of Saskatoon leisure centre employee tests positive for COVID-19

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An employee who works at three leisure centres in Saskatoon has tested positive for COVID-19. City of Saskatoon officials said the employee worked at Lakewood Civic Centre, the Saskatoon Field House and Shaw Centre. Read more: Scott Moe says it’s too early to say if families can gather for …

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Adjusted 2021 city budget still sees Saskatoon property taxes increasing 3.87% – Saskatoon

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Saskatoon City Council will consider an adjusted 2021 budget next week. Administration was up against a $21.8 million increase compared to the previous budget and is doing so with what city chief financial officer Kerry Tarasoff describes as an “additional budget risk”. Tarasoff said it was a challenge adjusting …

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City of Saskatoon facing $20 million deficit: report – Saskatoon

City of Saskatoon facing $20 million deficit: report - Saskatoon

A report, written by the City of Saskatoon administration, projects a $20.1 million deficit for the city. The two main reasons for the financial shortfall, it states, are lack of revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown and expensive efforts to clean up after the recent blizzard. Administration …

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Coronavirus outbreak declared on figure skating side of ACT Arena in Saskatoon

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The City of Saskatoon says it is taking cleaning and disinfecting measures after a coronavirus outbreak was declared at ACT Arena. City officials said they were notified of the outbreak on Wednesday by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA). Read more: Outbreaks and potential COVID-19 exposures in Saskatchewan for the …

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Saskatoon road construction season wraps safely: city – Saskatoon

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The City of Saskatoon says the 2020 road construction season wrapped up safely this year. According to Terry Schmidt, general manager of transportation and construction, there were no “life-threatening incidents” in the city’s work zones. Read more: Driver ticketed after near miss in Saskatoon work zone “There has been …

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Saskatoon mayoral candidates share platforms ahead of municipal election – Saskatoon

Charlie Clark at a press-conference Friday.

Saskatoon mayoral candidates were busy Friday campaigning for the upcoming municipal election. Charlie Clark at a press-conference Friday. Devon Latchuck / Global News Charlie Clark provided more details of his campaign and what his plans would be if re-elected Saskatoon mayor. “There are key issues that I’ve worked hard …

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What’s open and closed in Saskatoon for Labour Day long weekend – Saskatoon

What’s open and closed in Saskatoon for Labour Day long weekend - Saskatoon

It’s the last long weekend of the summer. Labour Day is on Sept. 7, and there are some activities taking place in Saskatoon for people looking for something to do. Read more: Saskatchewan provincial parks remain open for fall camping season Wanuskewin Heritage Park re-opens to the public on …

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Saskatoon city committee votes for masks to be made mandatory on public transit – Saskatoon

Saskatoon city committee votes for masks to be made mandatory on public transit - Saskatoon

The Saskatoon Governance and Priorities Committee voted for masks to be mandatory on public transit, and recommended in city buildings, beginning Sept. 1. The discussion and debate, which lasted about three hours, ranged from issues of enforcement to definitions of masks. Debate ended when all councillors, save for Ward 1’s …

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