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
Blaise Wozniak

Salvation Army Store Closed, No Longer Accepting Donations

Earlier today, a decision was made by the Salvastion Army Territorial Office in Toronto, that the thrift store stop receiving donations from the community. According to Major Dan Broome, the Com... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

Concerns Raised Over Government Employment Numbers

Provincial government employment numbers continue to fall in Moose Jaw at an alarming rate, causing concern among city councillors. In a report sent to city council on Monday, Moose Jaw saw a decline... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Pandemic Brings Challenges for Funeral Homes, Families Looking to Grieve

The funeral industry is just one of many that has been hit hard by COVID-19, with public gathering limitations in place across the world. James Murdoch with the Moose Jaw Funeral Home explains "It h... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

Six New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 In Saskatchewan

The provincial government announced that Saskatchewan has six new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total of confirmed cases to 72. Of the cases, 60 per cent are men and 40 per cent are wome... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Evans Florist Making Some Changes in Wake of Pandemic

Businesses around the country is grinding to a sharp stop, and Moose Jaw isn't immune. For Local flower shop Evans Florist, business is slower than usual and how the store conducts business has been ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Chief Medical Health Officer Clarifies When It's Okay to Go Outside for a Walk

The province of Saskatchewan's Chief Medical Health Officer clarified Monday in a press conference whether or not it's okay to go outside for a walk during the COVID-19's parametres for social distanc... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

City to waive transit and paratransit fees

The City of Moose Jaw will be making a number of changes to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, including waiving ridership fees for city transit and paratransit. Director of Financial Services Brian Ac... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

'Sharing Our Hearts of Moose Jaw': Showing Support One Heart at a Time

An initiative throughout Moose Jaw has thousands of people decorating their doors in support healthcare workers, grocery store employees, and those who are helping the rest of us get through this peri... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Online Information Session Being Held for Businesses Looking for Help

Businesses in the community are feeling the full brunt of the social isolation and quarantine thanks to COVID-19.  Tuesday morning at 9 am, Ascent Strategy will be holding a two hour information... read more..

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Teagan Witko

Business Response Team Assembled in Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan has launched a Business Response Team to support businesses in the province dealing with the economic challenges resulting from COVID-19.  “COVID-19 has caused sig... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Fourteen New COVID-19 Cases Bring Province to 66 Total

There have been 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province, bringing the total to 66. Two of the cases are in the age group of 5-19 and the rest are adults. 61 per cent of the cases are male... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

"Go home and stay home”: Trudeau Stresses Importance of Self-Isolation

Stay Home. That was the main message of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his daily media conference this morning “I want to begin by recognizing that a lot of people have now been stuck at home ... read more..

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Barrie Vice

What And What Not To Flush - City Reminders

What you flush - matters. The City of Moose Jaw is reminding us that the only material that should be flushed down the toilet is toilet paper.  Other items, like wet wipes and paper towels, shou... read more..

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Barrie Vice

COVID-19. New Restrictions Kick In Today. Travelers Reminded Isolation Is Mandatory.

Today is the day that tough new provincial COVID-19 guidelines announced on Friday go into effect. Of particular importance to health officials are Canadians returning from international travel, incl... read more..

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Teagan Witko

Planned Power Outage in Moose Jaw Wednesday Afternoon

SaskPower has a planned power outage in the City of Moose Jaw on Wednesday. From 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, houses in the area of Hall Street West and Edmonton Street West will be impacted, along with... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

Gravelbourg Declares State of Emergency

The Town of Gravelbourg declared a state of local emergency in response to COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday. Part of the decision was based on the presentations that Dr. Pillay, Dr. Ramlakhan, Dr. Kamel... read more..

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Teagan Witko

Sunday Update: Eight New Cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan

As of March 22, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has eight new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 52 reported cases.  Thirty-three cases are confirmed and 19 cases are presump... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

City to Make Tax Break Decisions at Council on Monday

On Monday, City Council will be discussing how to handle tax breaks and water bills during the COVID-19 pandemic. City Manager Jim Puffalt says the city is being cautious about shutting off water rig... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Wandering Market Seeing Increase in Business

While many businesses in Moose Jaw have had to shut their doors, one business in town is seeing an uptick in customers, and sales. The Wandering Market in Moose Jaw provides fresh farm produce s... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Ability for In-Province Confirmatory COVID-19 Testing Announced

In the largest single-day increase since the COVID-19 pandemic first appeared in Saskatchewan, 18 new cases were announced on Saturday. 17 cases are confirmed, while one remains as presumptive. The ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

SARCAN Announces Temporary Closure in Wake of COVID-19

SARCAN announced Saturday that they will be closing their doors indefinitely in an effort to reduce density and to maximize social distance. Saying they will be opening again once it is safe to ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Local Tracey Moody Arrives Home After Being Stuck in India

In an update to a story we brought to you last week, Moose Jaw's Tracey Moody is back home from India. Moody left for India to attend a wedding before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, then ended up being s... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Saskatchewan Sees 18 New Cases of COVID-19

The government of Saskatchewan reported Saturday that there has been a spike in COVID-19 cases in the province, with 18 tests coming back positive, 17 of those being presumptive. The province-wide num... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Government of Canada Taking Action to Help Canadians Facing Hardship

The Government of Canada is now taking significant action to help Canadians that are facing hardship as part of the COVID-19 outbreak. On Wednesday, March 18, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Limiting Screen Time and Keeping a Positive Mindset During Isolation

Isolation isn't exactly fun. As many of us are stuck at home for the foreseeable future, it's very easy to find yourself in a bit of an emotional funk - whether it be from boredom, being cooped up, o... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Police and Fire Crews Respond to Accident at Corner of 1st Ave NW and Fairford

The Moose Jaw Police Service and MJ Fire Department were on the scene of a two-vehicle collision Saturday morning. Right around 10:30, sirens could be heard in the downtown core, as crews responded t... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Social Media Group Offers Services to Those in Need

A group of citizens has banded together on Facebook to try to connect people's needs with those offering services. 'A Little Help From My Friends - Moose Jaw' started small but has grown to over 600 ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

F.H. Wigmore Closes In-Hospital Lab Collections

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, several hospitals in the province, including the F.H. Wigmore Hospital will be closing its in-hospital lab collection sites starting on Monday. Patients in Moose Jaw are... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Provincial Government Announces Financial Support Plan For Employers and Employees

The Government of Saskatchewan announced a major financial support plan for Saskatchewan employers and employees on Friday. Premier Scott Moe  The financial support plan gives a number of ways t... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

COVID-19: Massive Closures Enacted by Province

Already under a province-wide state of emergency, Premier Scott Moe has enacted several new measures Friday aimed to stop the spread of COVID-19. A total of 26 cases of the virus are either presumpti... read more..

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