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March 2020

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 219 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Corey Atkinson

Shoes Being Donated By Moose Jaw Footwear Retailer

With businesses having to close their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one local company is looking to give back. Gemmell Shoes is looking to make donations to front line workers as a way to sayin... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Former MJ Resident Describes Working in ICU in Vancouver During Pandemic

As of Tuesday, Saskatchewan was sitting at 184 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province, and announced the first 2 deaths in relation to the virus. One former Moose Jaw resident however, Reiann Oa... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

COVID-19 Puts Hold On 14th Annual Radiothon

The 14th Annual 800 CHAB Moose Jaw Health Foundation Family First Radiothon has been temporarily put on hold. The radiothon was slated for May 7-8 live on CHAB, but will be pushed back to later in th... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Riverside Mission to Receive Funding from Social Services Pandemic Response

The government of Saskatchewan announced on Tuesday the ‘Ministry of Social Services Pandemic Response’. This response is meant to help vulnerable provincial residents, along with the organizations th... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Eight New Positive Covid-19 Cases Bring Provincial Total to 184

Eight more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, bringing the total of confirmed positive cases to 184.  Three patients are receiving inpatient care in Saskatoon, with one pa... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Prairie South School Division Offering 'Supplementary Learning Program' for Kids at Home

The Prairie South School Division is offering a ‘Supplementary Learning Program’, or a way for their teachers to teach kids while in separate places. Director of Education with the school division, T... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Grain Companies Continue On Through Pandemic

Despite other businesses shutting their doors through the COVID-19 pandemic, grain companies are continuing to do business. Kerry Olson, general manager of Parrish & Heimbecker Moose Jaw, said th... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Canadian Companies Producing More Medical Equipment: Trudeau

As of Tuesday morning Canada is reporting over 7,500 cases of COVID-19, with the biggest number of positive cases in Quebec. Many have been concerned over the supply of critical medical equipment to ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Man Wanted In Connection To Shooting Arrested

A man wanted on an arrest warrant by Moose Jaw Police for attempted murder has been arrested. 41-year-old Shaun Clayton Robinson of Moose Jaw was safely taken into custody by police. In a statement ... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Chamber Hosting Think Tanks For Local Businesses

Monday morning, the first think tank for the Moose Jaw and District Chamber of Commerce in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic was enthusastically received by members of the business community. Chamber... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Elks Saskatchewan Giving Back To Kids With The Children's Charity Draw

The Saskatchewan Elk's are giving back to the kids in the province with the Children's Charity Draw. There will be an early bird draw on May 14th and the main draw and 50/50 takes place on June 13th.... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Province Records First Deaths Related to COVID-19, 20 New Cases

On Sunday, Saskatchewan recorded its first two deaths in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Two residents in separate locations died in hospital as a result of complications due to COVID-19. On... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Man Facing Attempted Murder Charges Makes First Court Appearance

Jordon Shields, 36, made an initial court appearance Monday morning in Moose Jaw Provincial Court on a charge of attempted murder following a shooting on Friday. He was remanded in custody until his ... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Truck Drivers Back To Judging their Own Alertness Level

For the time being, truck drivers delivering essential goods will be back to judging their own alertness level. This comes after the Saskatchewan government announced that it was modifying its hours ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

COVID-19 Update: 22 New Cases, 4 More Recoveries

The Government of Saskatchewan announced on Sunday that there have been 22 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of cases to 156. 5 people are in hospital, includ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

SPSA Launches New Toll-Free Line for Non-Health Questions

In an attempt to provide relief for the 811-healthcare line that is specially set up to deal with COVID-19 concerns, the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA) launched a toll-free line for non-heal... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

STF, Government Negotiations on Hold During Pandemic

On March 18, the Ministry of Education announced the 2020-2021 budget revealing the $2.57 billion expense, an increase of $86 million or 3.5 percent from last year. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has d... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Province Suspends Evictions Due to COVID-19

The government is temporarily suspending eviction hearings as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. Beginning March 25th, the Office of Residential Tenancies (ORT) will not be accepting applications fo... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Province-Wide Arrest Warrant for Jason Paul Thorne

A province-wide arrest warrant has been issued for Jason Paul Thorne. It is alleged that Thorne left the residence where he is required to stay under conditions of his statutory release late Thu... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

MJ Police Looking for Man In Connection to Attempted Murder

The Moose Jaw Police service issued a press release on Saturday evening saying they are looking for Shaun Clayton Robinson in relation to the attempted murder that took place early Friday mo... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Major Gas Leak on South Hill Resolved Thanks to Quick Work by Emergency Crews

An incident on South Hill Saturday afternoon forced a number of residents and businesses to evacuate and caused a busy few hours for the Moose Jaw Police Service, Fire Department, and Sask Energy... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Province Announces 30 New COVID-19 Cases in Saskatchewan

The provincial government announced Saturday that there are 30 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, bringing the provincial total to 134. Six people have been hospitalized, inclu... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

'Major' Gas Leak Blocks Off Part of South Hill

A five block area around a major gas leak has been blocked off on South Hill.  Moose Jaw Police, Fire and Sask Energy are currently attending a major gas leak on the 700 block Lillooet St W in M... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

MJ and District EMS Operating as Normal, With Additional Safety Measures

 It's business as usual - for the most part - at the Moose Jaw and District EMS, but with a few extra safety measures and protocols in place. If a call is made, a quick assessment will be done o read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Local Woman Asking Residents To Journal Pandemic Experiences for Library Archives

Writing a journal is a great way to keep records of thoughts, feelings, and experiences for not only you to remember later on, but others as well. That's why one local woman is encouraging others to d... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

MJ Pride Temporarily Closes Thrift Shop, Puts Pride Week on Hold

Moose Jaw Pride has had to make some changes over the last week, cancelling events, festivities, and even closing their thrift shop. The shop is closed for the time being and they will not be accepti... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Saskatchewan Polytech Responds to Report of Job Loss in Moose Jaw

A report to city council shown on Monday, March 23, revealed Moose Jaw is losing Saskatchewan provincial government jobs at an alarming rate. Council was particularly concerned about the Sask Po... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Friday Morning Shooting Results in Attempted Murder Charges

A man was shot and the suspect is now facing attempted murder charges, among others, after an incident early Friday morning. Around 3 am Friday, the Moose Jaw Police Service was dispatched to a resid... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

City Employees Tested For COVID-19

The City of Moose Jaw confirmed late Friday afternoon that two city employees have been tested for COVID-19. One of the tests was negative and the other test result is still pending. The city said t... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Business Owners, Landlords Struggle During Pandemic

Business owners and landlords alike have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic Jeannette Cole is both. She owns the South Hill Bowling Centre and rents out the buildings housing Leisure Time Bingo a... read more..

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