Saskatchewan News

COVID-19: Saskatchewan provides guidelines for outdoor garage sales

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As the warm weather continues throughout Saskatchewan, the province is allowing outdoor garage sales, but is reminding residents to follow public health guidelines already in place surrounding COVID-19. “Spending more time at home may have meant cleaning out those closets and basement nooks and you are ready for a …

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COVID-19: Mixed messaging around AstraZeneca vaccine highlights public distrust, uncertainty

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Mixed messaging around the AstraZeneca vaccine is leaving people in Saskatchewan with more questions than answers amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. For those who have already gotten their first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine, it’s unclear what to do next. Do you mix vaccines or stick with the same …

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COVID-19: Saskatchewan reports 183 new cases, 2 more deaths

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The Saskatchewan government announced two more deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday and 183 new cases, which brings the total number of provincial infections to 43,673, 8,628 of which are variants of concern. One death was reported in the north central zone and one in the central east zone, both of …

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Saskatoon city council strips Darren Hill of FCM nomination

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Saskatoon city councillors have withdrawn their support for Darren Hill to be considered for roles with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). Council made the decision during a special meeting Monday, after receiving a letter from FCM president Garth Frizzell. Though the letter hasn’t been made public, it includes …

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‘One-dose spring, two-dose summer’ in Saskatchewan, Scott Moe says

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said high vaccination rates will help lead the province to its three-step reopening roadmap. Moe said the province is on the way to a “one-dose spring … two-dose summer” during a COVID-19 briefing Tuesday. His remark was made in response to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s …

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COVID-19: 147 new cases, 266 recoveries reported in Saskatchewan

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Recoveries outpaced new COVID-19 cases as Saskatchewan released the latest numbers in the province on Monday. Health officials reported 147 new cases, raising the overall total in Saskatchewan since the start of the pandemic to 43,288. The majority of the new cases are in Saskatoon (43) and Regina (35). …

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Close to 100 people attend Saskatoon anti-mask rally

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Approximately 100 people attended an anti-mask event in Saskatoon, including Maxime Bernier, despite public health orders designed to limit the spread of COVID-19. The former cabinet minister attended less than 24 hours after Regina Police issued him a ticket for attending a similar event. He shook hands, posed for …

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Saskatchewan sets Step 1 target re-opening date for May 30, reports 177 new cases

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

With a daily record of 13,651 COVID-19 vaccines administered on Saturday, Saskatchewan officials announced a target date of May 30 for Step 1 of the re-open plan. Read more: Despite COVID-19 vaccine ramp up, experts say Canada still in for ‘summer of uncertainty’ Unveiled on Tuesday, the province’s three-step …

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COVID-19: Regina police issue 16 tickets after anti-public health order protest Saturday

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The Regina Police Service handed out 16 tickets to individuals for disobeying the COVID-19 public health order that limits outdoor gatherings to 10 people. Officers monitored an anti-public health order protest at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, which they say was attended by approximately 200 people. Dozens of people …

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