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
Chris Rasmussen

No Cannabis on Campus

As Canadians still get used to cannabis changes across the country, one of the hardest things is knowing all of the rules. Sask. Polytechnic is letting their students know that cannabis is not permit... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Bargaining Continues, Union Disappointed With Coop

You'll continue to see Coop employees walking around local establishments for the next little while.  The two sides met this past Friday, but according to the union that represents Coop employee... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Council Debates & Disagrees on 13 Ways Planning

It was a smooth Council meeting on Monday night - for the most part, that is.  After the official signing of Heather Eby who has rejoined City Council, officials moved to the topic of the presen... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

15 Wing Set to Soar at Opening of Legislative Assembly

15 Wing members will be some of many participating in the official opening of the Fall sitting at the Legislature on Wednesday. The third session will begin in the afternoon with the Speech from the read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Assiniboia Wrapping Up Construction Season

We're down to the final few weeks of construction season.  One community that's pushing things into high gear and taking advantage of the recent sunshine is the town of Assiniboia.  Mayor ... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

Assiniboia Mayor Excited For Wind Project With SaskPower

Last Friday, SaskPower announced they had signed a 25-year power purchase agreement with Potentia Renewables Inc., who will build a 200 megawatt wind power facility near Assiniboia. Potentia’s Golden... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Firefighters Rescue Family Pet During House Fire

All family members are safe after a house fire thanks to local first responders.  The Moose Jaw Fire Department, along with other emergency officials, responded to a call on the 1000 block ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

October Declared Ag Month by City and Province

The province and the City of Moose Jaw have declared October as Agriculture Month. To recognize the work farmers do in the agriculture industry and, in turn, for everyone in Saskatchewan, this month ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Heather Eby Sworn In at City Council

3,178 in-person votes, 530 advance poll votes, and 1 new councillor. Heather Eby returned to council chambers last night for her first city council meeting since winning her seat in October 17th’s by... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

MJ Coop Disappointed by Latest Rejection From Union

It's back to the bargaining table once again for the Moose Jaw Coop and the UFCW Local 1400; the union that represents its employees. This past Friday the two sides met and once again the union turne... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Service With a Smile at Vanier's Snack Shack

Not long ago one local high school was given a financial boost to help make a difference in their building.  That school was Moose Jaw's Vanier Collegiate High School who won the Mosaic Extreme ... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

MJ Takes Home a 2nd Place at Communities in Bloom

The 2018 Saskatchewan Communities in Bloom results were announced Friday in Maple Creek. Winners were judged based on 6 criteria-tidiness, environmental action, heritage conservation, urban forestry,... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

WWII Veteran Made Honourary Snowbird (PHOTO GALLERY)

A member of 431 Squadron from World War II, 97-year-old veteran Reg Harrison, was inducted to the Society of Honourary Snowbirds last Friday at their final show of the year. Harrison flew a total of ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Access to Justice Week Underway in Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed Access to Justice Week will be taking place in Saskatchewan. The purpose of the week is to inform people about their rights when it comes to the differen... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

SaskPower Signs 25-year Power Purchase Agreement

Wind is part of living on the prairies. It's also part of SaskPower's renewable energy plan. On Friday, they announced they've signed a 25-year power-purchase agreement with Potentia Renewables Inc. ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Cannabis Tourism Becomes a Reality

With cannabis now legal nationwide but dispensary permits in low numbers, many are trying to figure out how to cash in on the newly changed laws. Tourism numbers are sure to see a bit of increase and ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Continued Warm Spell for Saskatchewan

After weeks of cold, wet weather that has delayed harvest activities across much of the province, combines should be rolling again thanks to a batch of warm air. It's been about a week since the warm... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Salmonella Concerns in Western Canada

There's no official recall or warnings just yet but health officials are investigating a potential connection between cucumbers and an outbreak of Salmonella here in Western Canada. So far, 37 cases ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Will Legalization Clear Up Courts?

One argument often made in support of cannabis legalization is that it'll free up time in the court system. It's too early to tell whether that'll be the case in Saskatchewan, but we can take a look ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Moe Says Time for Discussion on Crime is Now

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said that there is a need to have a broader discussion about crime in the province. Moe said that there should be more supports put in place to stop a crime before it h... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Water Main Replacement Program Completes Another Project

Residents and the City are both happy with another project done in Phase 3 of the City's Water Main Replacement. Work on the water main on 12th Ave SW between Vaughan St and Lillooet St wrapped up on... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Moose Jaw to Host Provincial Competition in 2019

The Moose Jaw Exhibition Company Board made an announcement last week that the Friendly City will be hosting a provincial competition at the Exhibition Grounds. "Well after several months of working ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

FASD Conference Educates and Spreads Awareness

It was a full day of education and awareness as the Moose Jaw South Central FASD Committee and the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute held a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) conference Friday. B... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Governor General Visits Moose Jaw On First Saskatchewan Trip

On her first official trip across Saskatchewan, Governor General Julie Payette made two separate stops in Moose Jaw Friday. On day two of her three-day tour, the Governor General stopped at École Duc... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

City Issues Release After Aggressive Behaviour at Landfill

The City of Moose Jaw is reminding residents to be respectful to City employees. A release from the City states that there have been incidents where "customers are being verbally aggressive to the st... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

"Shop in a Store With a Door" For Small Business Day

Today is a good day to shop local. For the sixth consecutive year, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business has proclaimed the Saturday after Small Business Week 'Small Business Saturday'.The ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Families for Change Thriving in New Location

They've had some time to enjoy their building, and everyone involved with Moose Jaw Families for Change is pleased with their new location as they've had some time to settle in at the now-closed ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

City Using By-election to Improve 2020 Election

With the results in and the 2018 by-election complete, the City will now be looking at all the votes and the outcome to hopefully improve the voting experience for the next election. The official num... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

60 Wind Turbines Approved for Assiniboia Area

A huge wind power project has been given the green light for south of Assiniboia. SaskPower has announced that Potentia Renewables Inc. has been selected for a the wind power project that could suppl... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Feeder Work Underway

The City of Moose Jaw is advising residents that Town and Country Drive, the north/south road between the Chamber of Commerce and Town and Country Mall, will be closed for at least a couple weeks. Ci... read more..

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