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COVID-19 claims 7 more lives in Saskatchewan, 332 new cases

COVID-19 claims 7 more lives in Saskatchewan, 332 new cases

Seven more people have died from coronavirus, provided in Saskatchewan’s daily COVID-19 on Saturday. Saskatchewan also reported 332 new cases bringing the provincial total to 17,803. Read more: Saskatchewan health minister stands by comments on second round of COVID-19 vaccine Four of the seven deaths were recorded in the …

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Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark discusses COVID-19 pandemic in year-end interview – Saskatoon

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Saskatoon voters gave Charlie Clark his second mandate as mayor. The election fell in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and was delayed due to an unprecedented snowstorm. Read more: Charlie Clark re-elected to second term as Saskatoon mayor Now that he’s returning to office, his top priority is …

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Tourism sector won’t recover until 2024: Tourism Saskatoon CEO – Saskatoon

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It will take years for Saskatoon’s tourism industry to recover, according to Stephanie Clovechok. The CEO of Tourism Saskatoon recalled the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic around the time the 2020 Juno Awards were about to be held at SaskTel Centre. Read more: Coronavirus — Saskatoon’s Prairie Lily …

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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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Coronavirus: Phase 1 of delivery plan begins with first COVID-19 vaccinations in Saskatoon

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Nurses are expected to administer the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in Saskatoon on Tuesday. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) said another shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has arrived and it plans to start immunizing with St. Paul’s Hospital ICU registered nurse Kathy Pickerl as the province moved …

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Saskatoon paramedics facing stress, ‘fear of the unknown’ amid coronavirus pandemic

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Some paramedics in Saskatoon are feeling the pressure of continuing as first responders amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. David Kopperud has been with Medavie Health Services West in Saskatoon for six years. He said since the pandemic hit, they’ve had to change how they do the job. Paramedics take …

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Saskatchewan businesses forced to update business model due to COVID-19 offered rebate

Saskatchewan businesses forced to update business model due to COVID-19 offered rebate

Businesses in Saskatchewan could soon receive rebates to help address the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The province announced the new Strong Recovery Adaptation Rebate (SRAR) aimed at supporting businesses as they adapt their business models to the current economic conditions. Read more: Saskatchewan small businesses still falling …

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Urgent plea made by Saskatoon leaders for people to follow COVID-19 guidelines – Saskatoon

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City leaders have issued an urgent appeal to everyone in Saskatoon to do their part to slow the spread of COVID-19. Active coronavirus cases in Saskatoon have risen from 257 a month ago to 1,352 as of Dec. 3, with 41 people in hospital — 11 in ICU, which …

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Over 100 Saskatchewan medical students call on province to increase testing, temporary closures

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Over 100 medical students in Saskatchewan have signed a letter calling for the province to do more to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. It follows a similar letter signed by more than 350 doctors asking for more action as ICUs across the province reach capacity. Saskatchewan has …

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Saskatoon high schoolers go viral with COVID-19 cover of ‘Crabbuckit’

Saskatoon high schoolers go viral with COVID-19 cover of ‘Crabbuckit’

A group of Saskatoon high-schoolers have gone viral for their band performance all about making music amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. With COVID-19 restrictions, students at Marion Graham Collegiate didn’t have any upcoming concerts or shows to practice for; so they put together their own version of the k-os …

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