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October 2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 212 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Chris Rasmussen

Officials Prepare for Day 1 of Legalization

The legalization of cannabis in Canada is creeping closer and everyone that has anything to do with the budding industry, is trying to get their to do list done. Wednesday, October 17th is the big da... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Anticlimactic Start for Legal Cannabis

After the back and forth debate over legalization, the months of paperwork and red tape. The build-up to legal sales of cannabis October 17th in Canada will be a disappointment to many. Industry offic... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Warming Trend Slides In

As promised, warmer weather is on the way. Forecasters made the promise for better weather last week and while there were many sceptics, the new forecast is still holding that warming trend though. T... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Police Investigating Two Thefts at the Pumps

The recent Police Report shows that Moose Jaw Police are currently investigating two incidents that took place within 5 minutes of each other Saturday evening. At approximately 6:30 pm, it was report... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

High School Students Get Empowered On Day of the Girl

This past Thursday was all about empowering women, as the world celebrated International Day of the Girl. Promoting girl empowerment and fulfillment of their human rights, while also highlighting the ... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

It Takes Everyone to Stop the Spread of Infection

It's a year-round effort, but this week give the chance to spread the message as Monday is the beginning of National Infection Control Week from October 15th to the 19th. "Situation with this week, t... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Fundraiser Created For Local Awaiting Lung Transplant

Courtney Cochrane has been in and out of the hospital her entire life since she was born with a surfactant protein C deficiency and has seen many doctors. "Courtney was born with a deficiency and in ... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

FCC Collect Thousands of Pounds for Local Food Banks

With eleven different stops around Moose Jaw Friday, Farm Credit Canada's (FCC) Drive Away Hunger Food Drive was a huge success for the organization and our local food bank. Although an exact total i... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Advanced Polls Show Good Turnout (VIDEO)

There are only three more days to vote, two of which are advanced polls with one taking place Saturday from 12 pm to 6 pm at City Hall. So far, there has been increased turnout at each pool. The firs... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Government Details Rules on Weed on Flights

As legalization approaches fast, laws and restrictions are getting more clearer. Transport Minister Marc Garneau explained that airplane travellers will be allowed to bring small amounts of marijuana... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Meet the Candidates: Steven White

As we creep closer to by-election day, there's one last candidate to share.  The fourth and final person hoping to be our next city councillor that is a part of our Meet the Candidates feat... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Armed Robbery Ends With Chase in Regina

Moose Jaw Police responded to an armed robbery Thursday night, which resulted in a vehicle pursuit in Regina. Around 2:30 pm police were called about two masked males entered a store on the 400 block... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

2018 Sask. Wanderer Taking Job To New Heights

For the past 10 months, Kevin Dunn has been on an adventure in his home province. He is the 2018 Saskatchewanderer, a job where he travels the province, taking a look at the sights and events which ma... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

37 Workplace Fatalities This Year

2018 has been a terrible year for workplace safety in Saskatchewan. Statistics released this week by the Saskatchewan Workers Compensation Board show that between January 1st and September 1st of this... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

City Weighs In On Petition to Remove Swanson from Council

It's certainly a first for the City of Moose Jaw and our City Solicitor thinks it could be a first in the province. About a week ago, an online petition was started to try and force the resignation of... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

Grain Dryer Sparks Fire

While there's no word on the exact cause at this time, a grain dryer at an inland terminal near Unity, Saskatchewan has gone up in flames. RCMP and emergency crews were called around 7:30 Thursday mo... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

CP Holiday Train Arrives in Two Months

The schedule is out for the CP Holiday train as the specially decorated locomotive and cars, crisscross the nation while raising donations for local food banks. The train will hit Saskatchewan in ear... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Elks of Canada Celebrate Locally & Nationally

Tuesday night in Moose Jaw was a celebration of a milestone for a national group.  The Elks of Canada Club celebrated 106 years as an organization in the country, and 105 years in the city of Mo... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Meet the Candidates: Mike Bachiu

We're less than a week away before we fill out a ballot for the by-election.  As we look to fill the vacant spot on city council, we're reintroducing you to the candidates vying for the seat thr... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Locals Explore Fire Department During Fire Prevention Week

It was nothing but sunshine and smiles at the Moose Jaw Fire Department Wednesday.  Local first responders and personnel opened their doors to the public during Fire Prevention Week, g... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Back to Basics for DFFH GM

Looking for a new plan of attack, the interim general manager of Mosaic Place wants to break down barriers between the Downtown Facility and Fieldhouse and city council. City Manager Jim Puffalt is s... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Is There Better Weather Ahead?

After about a month of colder than normal weather, snow and rain, it looks like harvest could get back into full swing next week. Environment Canada says the unseasonable conditions are likely to be ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Company Charged in Humboldt Bus Crash

The trucking company involved in the Humboldt Bus Crash is now facing eight charges of his own following the ongoing investigation into the terrible tragedy. Sukhmander Singh of Adesh Deol Trucking h... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Downtown Work Interrupts Traffic

There will be some traffic disruptions in the downtown core Thursday afternoon. Officials say city crews are doing some work on the traffic islands that includes laying mulch and preparing the areas ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Koshman Disappeared 10 Years Ago, Locals Hosting Vigil

A milestone that friends and family of Dylan Koshman never wanted to see.  It's been ten years since Koshman has been seen by anyone and it doesn't appear that investigators are getting any clos... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

RCMP Release CTSS Stats from Long Weekend

A national initiative has come to a close following the Thanksgiving long weekend.  Operation Impact was undertaken by police agencies and RCMP detachments in an attempt to make our roadway... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

October Expected to See Plenty of Snow Despite Predictions

October has been a bit of a rocky road weatherwise so far.  Forecasters are predicting that this type of activity will continue throughout the entire month, along with plenty of moisture.  ... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

Province Launches Respect in the Workplace Training

On October 1st, the Government of Saskatchewan announced that it’s providing all government employees with ‘Respect in the Workplace’ training. According to the provincial government, the goal of the ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Charges Following Death of Worker

The owner of Elite Eavestroughing now faces over $23,000 in fines after appearing in court last week. Operator Lorne Tardif pleaded guilty last Wednesday following the death of a worker. The employee... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Meet the Candidates: Doug Blanc

 Are you ready to pick out next city councillor? Advanced voting has already started for the October 17th by-election but many are still trying to choose. Doug Blanc would like to be one of the read more..

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