Saskatchewan Premier

‘No basis in reality’: NDP decries Saskatchewan premier’s COVID-19 response

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The Opposition says Premier Scott Moe‘s response to Saskatchewan’s current spread of COVID-19 has “no basis in reality.” The NDP said national data shows that Saskatchewan has had the worst rate of deaths over the last seven days in the entire country as well as the highest rate of …

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Saskatchewan eyes extending public health rules as 412 new coronavirus cases reported

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Saskatchewan’s average of recent COVID-19 infections hit a new high Monday as Premier Scott Moe and health officials mulled what to do about existing public health orders. Health officials said the province’s weekly average of new daily cases was sitting at 307 — the highest its been since at …

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Premier Scott Moe says he wouldn’t change a thing about coronavirus response

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Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe spent 2020 getting a lot of advice on what to do. Advice from health officials on COVID-19. Advice from cabinet. Advice from staff. And advice from the man who was premier before him. “Said he’s never faced anything quite like this in duration or in …

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Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe looks back on the challenges of 2020

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The year 2020 has been like no other and leading the charge in Saskatchewan has been Premier Scott Moe. As the year comes to an end, Moe reflects on some of the biggest issues concerning Saskatchewan, including the economy, a growing drug crisis and, of course, the coronavirus pandemic …

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‘Robust’ coronavirus vaccine rollout plan coming Dec. 8: Saskatchewan premier

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The province’s coronavirus vaccine distribution plan is coming Tuesday, Dec. 8, and will have phases, according to Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe. He added the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and the province’s chief medical health officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab, have been working a “robust” vaccination plan, building off of the …

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Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe tests negative for COVID-19, remains in self-isolation

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Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has tested negative for COVID-19, according to a government spokesperson. Despite the negative test, the premier will remain in self-isolation until Sunday in accordance with public health requirements. Moe was tested for COVID-19 on Monday but received the results five days later on Friday. Earlier …

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Coronavirus: Scott Moe says reopen dates coming for nearly all Saskatchewan businesses

Coronavirus: Scott Moe says reopen dates coming for nearly all Saskatchewan businesses

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says details are coming soon on when nearly all businesses in the province will be allowed to reopen. He said many businesses are already operating again, except for some bingo halls and casinos. Related News Read more: Coronavirus: Millennials facing second financial crisis in …

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Provinces want flexibility on using $14B in federal transfer funds: Sask. premier

Provinces want flexibility on using $14B in federal transfer funds: Sask. premier

Saskatchewan’s premier says he and other provincial leaders have asked Ottawa for more flexibility on $14 billion in transfer funds to help people returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Scott Moe says most initiatives in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s “safe-restart agreement” are federal ones, and the provinces have little …

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