Monthly Archive

January 2019

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 217 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Saskatchewan Foster Families Need Your Help

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association says they're having trouble finding suitable homes for kids in need, and they're looking for your help. "We're always looking for new families that are loo... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Broncos Crash Sentencing Reserved Until March 22nd

As day four of the Bronco Bus Crash hearing wrapped up on Thursday, Judge Cardinal reserved her decision until March 22nd. Crown Prosecutor, Thomas Healy, explained what all goes into sentencing. "T... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Facebook Group Looking for Photos of Historic Moose Jaw

Hoping to give people the motivation to dig out photo albums that have been tucked away or go through old shoe boxes filled with pictures of family and friends, the Moose Jaw Dayz Facebook page has cr... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Defendant Submits Sentencing Suggestion in Broncos Case

As day four continues the defence lawyer now presents his submissions to the court. Mark Brayford, the defence lawyer for Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, talks about the time Sidhu had as a driv... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Day Four Of Court Crown Submits Sentence Suggestion

Day four of the Bronco bus crash case in Melfort has begun. Previously Jaskirat Singh Sidhu pled guilty to all charges and is awaiting sentencing. Sentencing started on Monday and the past three days... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Concerns Raised Over Mosaic Place Third Party RFP

Monday night's meeting at City Hall closed out with a couple of councilors sharing concerns over a document on the City's website.   Councilor Heather Eby stated her disappointment in ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Town Of Assiniboia Preparing and Planning for Busy 2019

The Assiniboia town council has hit the ground running in 2019. Mayor Bob Himbeault, said that something that was announced last year is continuing to progress. "We had ongoing meetings with the Sas... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Sask Lotteries Commits to Helping Out Community Programs

A countless number of Saskatchewan communities and recreation organizations can breathe a sigh of relief after Saskatchewan Lotteries announced yesterday they'd continue to share their proceeds for at... read more..

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Marc Smith

Moose Jaw Soccer Staying Put at Yara Centre

The Moose Jaw Soccer Association was a key part of the start of Yara Centre and they're going to be a part of the future as well. MJSA signed a three-year deal through Oct. 31, 2021 with the City of ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Moose Jaw, Central Saskatchewan Under Winter Storm Watch

Moose Jaw and surrounding areas were put under a winter storm watch by Environment Canada Thursday morning. A large area of moderate to heavy snow will be developing over southern Saskatchewan Friday... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Megan Nash Still Processing First Juno Nomination

It took hearing the news straight from her label for it to sink in that she was nominated for a Juno award.  Mortlach's Megan Nash put her "blood, sweat and tears" into Seeker, the very&nbs... read more..

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Hayley Hart

7th Avenue S.W. Bridge Remains Nameless

Much of Monday night's meeting in Council Chambers was focused on a motion brought forward by the Heritage Committee.  On behalf of the committee, Councilor Crystal Froese said they were looking... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Jacob Leicht's Mother Speaks Out During Bronco's Sentencing

Many victim impact statements have been submitted to the Humboldt Broncos bus crash case. One of the victim impact statements has come from Celeste Leicht, the mother of Jacob Leicht. Jacob... read more..

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Hayley Hart

STF Calls for Indigenous Language Resources

Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation, Randy Schmaltz, says more resources and people need to be allocated toward Indigenous language instruction within public schools. “It’s the... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Battle of the Books Returns for Lovers of Literature

Each year a group of sponsors teams up with educators and administrative partners in the Holy Trinity Catholic School Division to host an annual event geared towards reading. Photo courtesy of Sa... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Mac the Moose Receives $25,000 Donation from Moosehead

Tourism Moose Jaw was busy this morning. A special press conference was held in the tourism centre with city dignitaries, members of the media, and Moosehead Brewery. A donation of $25,000 was announ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

SK Under Extreme Cold Warning, Should Warm Up Thursday

 Another extreme warning has blanketed most of Saskatchewan. We here in Moose Jaw are again right on the edge of the warning but will still experience windchills as cold as -37 Wednesday. Weybur read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

The Strange History of the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan

'The Evolution of the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan' is a new book by Author Amy Jo Ehman, who was commissioned to write it to mark the 40th anniversary of the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan. Ho read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Tourism Moose Jaw Comments on 'Notorious' Slogan

While it wasn't meant to be released for another couple weeks, Moose Jaw's new slogan is 'Canada's Most Notorious City.' The slogan was decided on after a number of meetings and brainstorming session... read more..

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Marc Smith

Yara Centre Adds New Primary Tenant

The Saskatchewan Selects have shown a lot of growth over its first seven seasons, but the talk on Tuesday focused on the future for the program. The local youth football program signed a three-year d... read more..

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Hayley Hart

SaskTel Names New CEO & President

There's a new leader of the pack at one of Saskatchewan's crown corporations.  SaskTel announced Tuesday morning the appointment of Doug Burnett as the new Presidents and CEO.  “Doug has b... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Megan Nash Nominated for Juno Award

Mortlach's own Megan Nash could be on her way to Ontario in the spring. It was announced on Tuesday afternoon that the local singer was nominated for a Juno Award for contemporary roots album of the ... read more..

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Hayley Hart

NDP Calling for a Review Regarding Potash Royalties

Saying the government is missing out on $40 to $100 million in revenue per year, the Saskatchewan NDP is calling for a review of potash royalties. Since 2009, tax rates have ranged around 6.9 percent... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Sask Polytech Unveils Yellow Friendship Bench for Mental Health

For those who advocate for mental health resources and seek to help end the stigma, one local institution took a major leap forward.  Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Moose Jaw saw dignitaries, ... read more..

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Hayley Hart

North Portal Border Crossing Comments After Shutdown

The dust has now settled for those who patrol the border, and things are starting to return to normal. Chief Keely with US Customs and Border Protection had a few exciting months with the North ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Still a Long Road for Ride Sharing in MJ

Last night, Regina's City Council passed its regulations for ride-sharing. This has some wondering when such regulations will be approved in Moose Jaw. Councillor Dawn Luhning asked that very questio... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Emotions High as Victim Impact Statements are Read

Sentancing began Monday in Melfort at the Kerry Vickar Centre for Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the semi driver involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Many families were present as well as friends ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Windchill Brings Frigid Temperatures to Moose Jaw

While Moose Jaw may not be under an extreme cold warning like the rest of Saskatchewan, you may still want to pack that extra pair of gloves this morning. The Windchill will be sitting around the -39... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

New World Record Should Attract More Outdoor Enthusiasts

The Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation announced last week that a mule deer which was shot last year with a bow near Davidson has set a new world record for the largest non-typical mule deer making it t... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Debate on Bell Rings Through Council Chambers

The bell of the ball or topic of conversation for a good portion of Monday nights meeting in council chamber surrounded a bell located at the top of city hall. According to Crystal Froese, the counci... read more..

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