Monthly Archive

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

Two Staff at Saskatoon Correctional Centre Test Positive for COVID-19

With two staff at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre testing positive for COVID-19, the Ministry of Corrections is enacting new measures to try to fight any further spread. The staff that tested posit... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Province Announces 9 New Cases of COVID-19, 3 Recoveries

The government of Saskatchewan announced 9 new cases of COVID-19 in the province, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 104. 6 of those 104 individuals have been hospitalized, with 2&n... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Mayor Tolmie Announces Changes to Council Meetings, Communication with Province

The City of Moose Jaw held a press conference over the phone this morning updating Moose Jaw on the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Fraser Tolmie said Monday night was the first t... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

Local Church Continues To Worship - Online.

In the new era of social distancing and self-isolation, how does the faith community gather to worship?  The answer - online. Pastor Dan Goddard leads Victory Church in Moose Jaw.  They hav... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Protecting Yourself from Online Scams During Pandemic

COVID-19 has had far reaching effects across the nation, and the world, with many businesses having to switch to more of an online focus to keep things running. Because of that, more people will be s... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Trudeau Announces Increased Measures to Support Small, Medium Sized Businesses

Earlier, the federal Government announced 1 billion dollars in initial aid for the fight against COVID-19, along with $107 billion in financial aid to Canadians. And on Friday, even more extreme steps... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

Local Trucking Company Spreads Goodwill......And Soup.

As truckers make their way through Moose Jaw, stopping for a meal isn't as easy as it once was.  With the closure of restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic the options have become limited. A l... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Joe's Place Offers Isolation Olympics For Youth

First it was teachers sanctions, then it was COVID-19, so far 2020 has not been kind to youth. But out of the adversity came the Isolation Olympics, a program created by Joe's Place to keep youth eng... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Providence Place Staff Help Mother and Daughter Facetime

Kathi Hagman and mom Luella Dumonceau were able to visit through Facetime thanks to the staff at Providence Place (Photo courtesy Kathi Hagman)Kathi Hagman received a very peculiar phone call recently... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

New Website Has Launched To Help Moose Jaw Businesses

As Canada continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, local business owners and managers are struggling as well, looking for ways to survive in the new reality. Health regulations have forced th... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Musician Holding Contest For Mental Health Music Video

He's the Paramedic Association of Canada's Paramedic of the Year, but Nicholas Hennink is a man of many talents. Hennink is also a musician and he is having a contest of Facebook for people to be in ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Kinsmen Club Receives Naming Rights To Recreation Area

City council has agreed to give the Kinsmen Club of Moose Jaw the naming rights to a new park being constructed in the West Park subdivision. The Kinsmen Club will pay $100,000 for the naming rights ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Nine New Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed

Nine new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the province, bringing the total to 95. Of these cases, three have recovered from the virus and five have been hospitalized. Three are in hospital i... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Province Suspending Evictions During COVID-19 Emergency

The province will be suspending certain kinds of evictions due to COVID-19 pandemic. The province’s office of residental tenancies (ORT) will not accept applications for eviction based on late rent o... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Province Makes Changes To Fine Collections

Amid the COVID-19 emergency, the Government of Saskatchewan has announced changes to fine collections and late payment fees. Effective March 19, enforcement measures on fines have been temporarily su... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Valley View Property To Be Subdivided

To help with the sale of the Valley View property, Moose Jaw city council approved an application to subdivide land that will not be a part of the sale, with restrictions. The subdivisions would affe... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

COVID-19 Pauses Operations at 15 Wing

The Canadian Forces planes are on the ground and flight training has taken a pause at 15 Wing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some members even sent back to their famlies for the pause. 15 Win... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Trudeau Pledges $107 Billion And Introduces Quarantine Act

Announced yesterday was the Canada Emergency Response Benefit which is now up to $107 Billion. Now, $52 billion will go directly to helping Canadians, and another $55 billion will go towards tax defer... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

"Call Your Doctor First" A Local Physician Urges

The COVID-19 situation is evolving by the hour, and with new restrictions being introduced by the federal and provincial governments almost every day, it's easy to be get confused. What many don't kn... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

"It's Eerie": Local MP Weighs In On COVID-19 Pandemic

Moose Jaw - Lake Centre - Lanigan MP Tom Lukiwski weighed in on the federal government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He feels that the situation is being handled "reasonable well" by the Prime... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Toll-Free Number Launched For General COVID-19 Inquiries

The Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA) is launching a dedicated, toll-free phone line for people who have general questions about the COVID-19 pandemic that are not health-specific. The 1-855-5... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Saskatchewan Hits 86

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Health announced 14 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bring the total to 86. Of these, four cases are a result of local transmission, while the rest are travel related. ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Provincial Government Increases COVID-19 Measures

The Government of Saskatchewan has announced that they are reducing the number of people in public and private gatherings to a maximum of 10 people. Exceptions are being made for workplace and meetin... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Organization Looking To Save Buffalo Pound Shoreline

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is looking for your help to protect a shoreline along Buffalo Pound Lake The shoreline is 866 hectares, which helps filter water before it enters the water treatment ... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Chez Nous Offers Beds in Anticipation of COVID-19 Need

A local care home in Moose Jaw will be offering six beds for seniors who wish to find a safe place during the pandemic in anticipation of a provincial lockdown. Those seniors who stay at Chez Nous wi... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Trudeau Says New Bill Passed In Parliament

The COVID-19 pandemic is shaking the country to it's core, Wednesday morning Canada broke 3000 cases with Ontario reporting 100 new cases. Almost one million Canadians applied for E.I. last week, and... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Gas Drops Below 80 Cents Per Litre

If you've been taking a drive around town, you may have noticed that gas prices have taken another drop. According to GasBuddy, most prices around Moose Jaw have dropped to 79.9 cents per litre. The... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

City Introduces Additional Measures To Limit The Spread Of COVID-19

The City of Moose Jaw has introduced new measures to take effect immediately to limit the spread of COVID-19. The City asks that you avoid all playgrounds because they are not sanitized, all trails, ... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

COVID-19: Province Prepares For Rougher Waters Ahead

The health care system in Saskatchewan could be stretched beyond the breaking point if the current growth of COVID-19 is not stemmed. A document from the Saskatchewan Health Authority warns that dema... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

City Police To Enforce Public Health Order

You may call it an alert or, perhaps, a warning. Chief Rick Bourassa issued a statement on Tuesday saying that the Moose Jaw Police Service will be enforcing the new Public Health Order set out amid ... read more..

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