Monthly Archive

October 2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 212 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Nature Conservancy of Canada Concerned by New Stats

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is encouraging people to get out and enjoy the outdoors. This push to experience the great outdoors comes as a result of a survey that they commissioned that outlined... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Candidates Answer Questions Before By-Election

With Lyle Johnson sitting in as moderator last night, candidates Mike Bachiu, Heather Eby, Steven White, and Doug Blanc all took to the mic to speak to residents about what they would do on City Counc... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

First Meeting Scheduled to Help Local Grandparents

One local resident is trying to start a new chapter here in Moose Jaw for the non-profit organization Cangrands, which brings together grandparents who are raising their grandchildren on their own or ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

15 Wing Kicks Off Workplace Charitable Campaign

15 Wing Moose Jaw kicked off the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC) during a ceremony at the O.B. Philp complex on Friday. According to the GCWCC, the campaign is a charitable read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

SMA President & VP Tour Stops in Moose Jaw

The Saskatchewan Medical Association President and Vice President's Tour stopped at the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital in Moose Jaw on Thursday. The annual meeting was one of 12 stops as the pres... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Bargaining Continues for Co-op & UFCW Local 1400

After days of picketing, the Moose Jaw Co-op went back to the bargaining table with its union UFCW local 1400 recently. An offer was made but an agreement couldn't be reached. The union members met S... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Upgrades Coming to Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant

It was announced Tuesday morning that the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant will be getting some much needed upgrades thanks to the government.  The Provincial and Federal governments announce... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Arbitrator Grants Raise in New Contract for Teachers

Saskatchewan teachers have reached a deal with the government after negotiations. The teachers were opposing a 3.67% wage cut, and could not reach a deal with the government on their new contrac... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Teen Drivers Encouraged to Stop the GOAT for SGI's Latest Campaign

National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 22 to 28. To lead up to the campaign, SGI has created a mascot that encapsulates common bad driving habits, and the motivation goes beyond safety - to prize... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Sask Milk Speaks Out Against New USMCA Agreement

The new trade deal between Canada, the United States and Mexico isn't sitting well with Sask Milk. Peter Brown, the general manager of the organization, says the agreement between Canada, the U.S. an... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Meet the Candidates: Heather Eby

Advanced voting has already started as the by-election process continues in Moose Jaw as we select a new councilor. Former City Councillor Heather Eby would like to occupy that seat and is the first t... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Candidates Answer Your Questions Tuesday Night

Mike Bachiu, Heather Eby, Steven White and Doug Blanc will all get a chance to share their thoughts Tuesday night, as the four City Council candidates will be speaking at a candidate forum put on by t... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Library Gearing Up for Saskatchewan Library Week

"Libraries Transform" next week, as October 14th to the 20th is Saskatchewan Library Week. The Moose Jaw Public Library will be joining the province and they will also be celebrating the week with a read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Employment Stats Improve In the Area

Employment stats are out for the month of September, showing improvements compared to September last year. Outlined in a release from Stats Canada on Friday, the past year saw some fairly large chang... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Petition Created Calling for Resignation of Councillor Swanson

The scandal at the DFFH still resonates in the community, and one resident has created an online petition calling for the resignation of Councillor Brian Swanson. Feeling cheated by the councillor, J... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Fire Department Holding Open House for Fire Prevention Week

This Fire Prevention Week, the Moose Jaw Fire Department will be doing something special that they haven't done in a while, holding an open house. "Our open house is in conjunction with Fire Preventi... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

What City Facilities Are Affected by Thanksgiving?

There are a few facilities closed Monday around the city for the long weekend. The City posted this schedule detailing all the closures: City Hall: CLOSED Monday, October 8 October 8 Waste pickup... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Keep Safe During The Seasons Wild Weather

With the weird and wild weather we've experienced these first few weeks of fall, it's a good time to get reacquainted with some winter driving rules, especially if you're travelling this long wee... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Local Artist to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Ken Mitchell is a local man who took his show on the road a long time ago but, for the most part, just 66 kilometres down the road to Regina. That said, he’s travelled a lot of roads. Across the provi... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Border Tips to Help When You're Crossing

The Canada Border Services Agency has shared a few tips on how to make your border crossing quick and smooth this long weekend. Make sure to plan your border crossing, long-weekends result in hi... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Police to Make Impact in Long Weekend Road Safety

To help make this Thanksgiving a little safer, the Moose Jaw Police Service and police agencies across the nation will be dedicating a few more resources to keep the roads safe this long weekend. Cal... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

High Barrel Prices Could Raise Prices at Pumps

Gas prices could be on the rise in Moose Jaw and the south at any moment now. The price to buy gas is around $1.18/$1.19 per litre in Moose Jaw, but it's costing gas stations about $1.16 to $1.17 per... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Mature Drivers Courses Can be for Everyone

Over the last 2 weeks, the Saskatchewan Safety Council has been holding a number of Mature Driver Refresher Courses throughout the province, with one taking place in Moose Jaw over the past week, and ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Timothy Eaton Centre Celebrate Seniors Despite Low Funds

It's been a busy week down at the Timothy Eaton Garden for members and folks who have popped by for Seniors Week.  Every year a week is dedicated to celebrating the residents who are considered ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Sask Unemployment Rate Drops

The September job market shows the unemployment rate going down in Saskatchewan and Canada. Numbers from Statistics Canada show that in the province, 575,300 were employed in this past September, up ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Meet South Hill's "Best Neighbours"

Two Moose Javians were given the recognition they deserve from the South Hill Community Association. Since 1985 they've been extremely involved around the community, including being on the paren... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

City Explores Mobile App

Joining the ranks of banks, Crown corporations and DiscoverMooseJaw.com, the City of Moose Jaw is looking to launch an app in the very near future. City Manager Jim Puffalt says the idea came from ci... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Moe and Ford Prepare to Fight Ottawa

Once standing alone in the fight against a federal carbon tax, Saskatchewan now has an ally. Ontario Premier Doug Ford was in Saskatchewan Thursday meeting with Premier Scott Moe to talk about their p... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Evacuation Drill Friday at Local Refinery

If you notice some commotion or sirens coming from the Gibson Refinery Friday, there's no need to be alarmed. The local refinery is teaming up with the Moose Jaw Fire Department to conduct some safety... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Cardiology Clinic Calls Moose Jaw Home

As of Tuesday a new cardiology clinic opened its doors and started to see patients.  The South Saskatchewan Heart Clinic has planted its roots in the Friendly City and hopes to treat residents o... read more..

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