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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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Coronavirus outbreak at Rosthern, Sask. hospital

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The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) says the Rosthern Hospital inpatient unit is closed to admissions and transfers until further notice. A COVID-19 outbreak was declared in the unit on Friday. Read more: Weyburn hospital only caring for COVID-19 patients, Rosthern hospital restricts visitation According to a statement on Saturday, …

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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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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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Community powering through as outage continues in parts of Beechy, Sask., surrounding area

Natalie Braun’s children outside after being hit with a massive storm earlier in the week.

Beechy is one of several Saskatchewan communities that is still waiting for power to fully come back following wind and snowstorms earlier in the week. Natalie Braun is a Beechy resident and said the community has been hit pretty hard. Read more: Winter storm wreaks havoc throughout southern Saskatchewan …

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7-day average, coronavirus hospitalizations hit new highs as Sask. adds 8 deaths

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New highs were set in Saskatchewan for coronavirus-related hospitalizations and its seven-day average of daily cases as eight more people died. There have been 199 COVID-19-related deaths in Saskatchewan to date. Half of the recently deceased were in the 80-plus age group and were reported in the far north west, …

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Sask. health-care system must adapt to lasting COVID-19 effects: doctor

Sask. health-care system must adapt to lasting COVID-19 effects: doctor

A doctor and a health-care policy consultant said COVID-19 could have a lasting impact on Saskatchewan’s health-care system and the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) will need to adapt. The system was already close to or at capacity before the coronavirus pandemic, the consultant said, and will soon have to …

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Sask. NDP demands Joe Hargrave resign after Palm Springs trip; Moe says he will stay

Sask. NDP demands Joe Hargrave resign after Palm Springs trip; Moe says he will stay

The Saskatchewan NDP posed a number of questions to Premier Scott Moe, and called for Joe Hargrave to resign from his cabinet appointments, following revelations about the minister’s ongoing trip to Palm Springs, California. “Joe Hargrave, with the permission of the Premier has flown off to the state of …

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Residents of Dalmeny, Sask., band together to bring gifts to local care home

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Residents of the Spruce Manor Care Home in Dalmeny, Sask., like anyone living in a care home, have been hit hard during the pandemic, unable to see family or friends due to provincial COVID-19 restrictions. It’s an impact felt outside of the home, even at a local restaurant, Granny …

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