Saskatchewan

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 2 schools in Saskatoon, 1 in Prince Albert – Saskatoon

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 2 schools in Saskatoon, 1 in Prince Albert - Saskatoon

COVID-19 outbreaks were declared at three Saskatchewan schools Friday. In Saskatoon, St. Augustine School and Caswell School were listed as active outbreak locations. In Prince Albert, École Valois School was also flagged. Read more: List of Saskatchewan school coronavirus exposures and outbreaks With the exception of households, Saskatchewan health …

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Fewer people think Sask. taking right steps in coronavirus fight: online survey

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Ongoing research from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) shows a drop in people who think the province is taking the right steps to control the COVID-19 pandemic. Saskatchewan’s premier and the province’s chief medical health officer (CMHO) spoke at a briefing on Tuesday, noting the seven-day average for new …

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Dalmeny, Sask. restaurant brings authentic Louisiana cooking to the table

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The Southern Roots restaurant has a positive reputation with locals in Dalmeny, Sask. The establishment was launched by Karl Cantrelle Jr. and Charity Cantrelle in November 2019. It features a menu inspired by Karl’s roots from the deep south — in particular, the swampy areas of Louisiana. “I want …

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Excitement grows as 2020 Saskatchewan Music Awards goes virtual

Excitement grows as 2020 Saskatchewan Music Awards goes virtual

The excitement surrounding the 2020 Saskatchewan Music Awards (SMA) is growing despite the event being done virtually due to restrictions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The third annual awards show takes place on Sunday and highlights the province’s growing music industry and many of its great artists. “It’s a good …

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Saskatchewan adds 3 more deaths due to coronavirus and 274 new cases

Saskatchewan adds 3 more deaths due to coronavirus and 274 new cases

Three more people who tested positive with the coronavirus in Saskatchewan have died. The deaths were announced in the province’s daily COVID-19 update on Saturday. Read more: Canada adds 206 new COVID-19 deaths while officials consider mandatory hotel quarantine The province also reported 274 new cases of the virus, …

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Saskatchewan to provide COVID-19 update live on Global News website at 3 p.m.

Saskatchewan to provide COVID-19 update live on Global News website at 3 p.m.

The Saskatchewan government is providing a COVID-19 update during a press conference at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe will join Dr. Saqib Shahab, the province’s chief medical health officer. Read more: 7-day average of new coronavirus infections below 300 as Saskatchewan adds 4 deaths On Monday, the …

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Saskatchewan coronavirus vaccination ramps up, 287 new cases disclosed

Saskatchewan coronavirus vaccination ramps up, 287 new cases disclosed

Health officials in Saskatchewan administered more than 3,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine Saturday, marking a single-day best in the battle against COVID-19. Of the 3,232 doses, the most were given in the south east region (1,145), followed by the north central zone (766), Saskatoon (749) and Regina (453). …

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Moment of reflection to be held in Saskatchewan for those impacted by COVID-19

Moment of reflection to be held in Saskatchewan for those impacted by COVID-19

Led by First Nations and Métis Health, the Saskatchewan Health Authority is asking people to come together Monday to remember the lives lost due to the coronavirus pandemic. SHA would like to see people stop for a few moments of reflection between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Monday. …

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Petition calls for resignation of Sask. corrections minister Christine Tell

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A petition calling for the resignation of Saskatchewan’s Minister of Corrections, Policing, and Public Safety was delivered to the legislative building Friday morning. According to family advocate Soolee Dinah Papequash, the petition was signed more than 1,700 times by both individuals and organizations concerned about inmate’s access to proper …

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‘It’s unprecedented’: No cases of the flu detected in Saskatchewan this season

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As cases of COVID-19 continue to climb across the country, cases of another infectious disease are proving hard to find. Influenza numbers are extremely low in most parts of Canada this flu season, and in Saskatchewan they’re non-existent. Read more: 210 coronavirus deaths, hospitalizations in Saskatchewan “It’s amazing, I …

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