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Saskatoon International Airport ‘decimated’ by COVID-19 pandemic – Saskatoon

Saskatoon International Airport ‘decimated’ by COVID-19 pandemic - Saskatoon

Stephen Maybury said 2020 was a year like no other for Skyxe Saskatoon Airport. Maybury, president and CEO of Skyxe, said the airport was well-positioned for growth heading into the new year. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March. “Our revenues were decimated by passengers,” Maybury said. Revenue dropped 98 …

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Saskatoon Food Bank suspends emergency food hampers after COVID-19 outbreak – Saskatoon

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The Saskatoon Food Bank said it is temporarily suspending its emergency food hamper services due to a coronavirus outbreak. Food bank officials said the outbreak was declared by the Saskatchewan Health Authority on Saturday after three staff members tested positive for COVID-19. Read more: COVID-19 outbreaks in Saskatchewan A …

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Deadly Dan Sauces heating up amid pandemic

Deadly Dan Sauces heating up amid pandemic

Dan Belhumeur’s photography career was put on hold nearly a year ago. When pandemic restrictions came into effect, the photographer found himself laid off, without a job. “I’ve been in the photography industry for 20 years,” he said. “I just looked hard in the mirror and said, you know …

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Saskatoon city council to look at helping curling clubs – Saskatoon

Saskatoon city council to look at helping curling clubs - Saskatoon

Saskatoon’s city council could examine how the city can help local curling clubs during the coronavirus pandemic. A motion, proposed by Ward 4 councillor Troy Davies, charges the city’s administration with meeting with “Saskatoon curling organizations to discuss potential policy options to ensure the long term financial and operating …

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Saskatoon community association asks city hall for review of civic election – Saskatoon

Saskatoon community association asks city hall for review of civic election - Saskatoon

The Nutana Community Association (NCA) is asking Saskatoon city council to conduct a thorough review of the 2020 civic election. Robert Clipperton, a member of the NCA, told the governance and priorities committee on Monday the city must work to make the next election better than the last. “There …

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A cool innovation: Sask. entrepreneur launches first made-for-workplace fridge

A cool innovation: Sask. entrepreneur launches first made-for-workplace fridge

Like most new and innovating business ventures, where the concept is driven out of necessity, the ArticShelf fridge is no different. After returning to the University of Saskatchewan from an internship in Calgary, the idea came to ArticShelf CEO Dawson Norrish, and it’s consumed his mind ever since. “At …

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Coronavirus: Saskatoon police chief tests positive for COVID-19 – Saskatoon

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The Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) says its chief has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Police Chief Troy Cooper learned of the diagnosis on Thursday, according to a press release. Read more: Saskatchewan epidemiologist calls for second COVID-19 shutdown SPS said he is currently isolating at his home, is …

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4 million masks bought from Saskatoon company for Saskatchewan schools

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The Saskatchewan government is buying four million masks from a Saskatoon-based company for schools across the province. The province also bought 18,000 face shields from Benchmark Personal Protective Equipment for use by staff members. Read more: Temporary remote learning coming to an end in Regina “Our government is pleased …

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Saskatoon ski club sees number of people on trails rise – Saskatoon

Saskatoon ski club sees number of people on trails rise - Saskatoon

It’s barely 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning when Richard Koch has already done several laps of the circuit. He drove a snowmobile and dragged a groomer behind, completing the route several more times before 10 a.m. He was preparing the snow for another day of heavy use by cross-country …

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No active COVID-19 cases at Luther Special Care Home after outbreak

Annual inflation rate virtually flat in July at 0.1% - National

By Tyler Marr Global News Posted December 30, 2020 12:40 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Six weeks after an outbreak of COVID-19 was declared, there are no active cases …

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