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
Shawn Slaght

Health Authority Lays Out Plan For COVID-19

The Saskatchewan Health Authority says it has a plan laid out for the COVID-19 pandemic. Scott Livingstone, CEO of the Saskatchewan Health Authority, said it will be a three-pronged approach. The fi... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

Riverside Mission Puts COVID-19 Action Plan In Place

Riverside Mission in downtown Moose Jaw serves some of the cities most vulnerable citizens.  Keeping that important work happening moving forward is the focus of an action plan the missions gover... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Hillcrest Golf Club Dealing With Theft, Vandals

Earlier this week, amongst all the concern over COVID-19 and the economic struggles it brings, a local business is dealing with theft and vandalization. The theft occurred Monday evening at the Hillc... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

'Hearts for Healthcare': Showing Appreciation for Those on the Front-lines

A popular idea being shared on social media throughout the city is 'Hearts for Healthcare', an idea where you place a red paper heart on your door for the healthcare workers who are still going to wor... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Turning Vodka To Sanitizer: Distillery Joins The Fight Against COVID-19

Members of the Moose Jaw Fire Department show off their shipment of "Emergency Vodka 70%" from Smooth 42 Distillery (Photo courtesy Moose Jaw Fire Department)A Moose Jaw area distillery is putting its... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Moose Jaw Co-op To Host Dedicated Shopping Hours for Seniors

The Moose Jaw Co-op is informing the public that every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday between 8 am-9 am, the store will be dedicated to vulnerable seniors and those who are immunocompromised.  Del... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Tolmie Talks Positivity in Face of Pandemic

Mayor Fraser Tolmie reassured citizens through a media conference that things will be OK through the COVID-19 pandemic. He and city manager Jim Puffalt talked to the media, through a safe distance at... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Aspen Dental Closes Doors Temporarily - Emergency Patients Still Welcome

Aspen Dental announced on Thursday that they would be closing their doors to the general public and only opening for emergency services, In a release from the business, they described emerg... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

SaskPower Offering Relief to Those Who Can't Pay Bills Due to COVID-19

Thursday morning, SaskPower announced that it will be suspending active collections and will defer disconnecting residential customers for non-payment amid the COVID-19 outbreak.   In a pre... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Four New Presumptive COVID-19 Positives in Province

The province has confirmed there are four new presumptive positive COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan.  That gives the province a total of 20 - eight confirmed by testing at the federal lab in Winni... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

City Police Service Monitoring Pandemic Situation

The Moose Jaw Police Service say they are watching the COVID-19 situation very closely They are keeping in contact with the Moose Jaw Public Health Office and some changes to service are being made. ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

COVID-19 Self-Assessment Available Online

For those unaware, the government of Saskatchewan has released a COVID-19 self-assessment tool to the public. Borrowed from a similar tool in use in Alberta, the tool asks basic questions about sympt... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Pay Attention to Mental Health During Pandemic

With all the self-isolation, social distancing, and uncertainty involved in the COVID-19 outbreak, peoples mental health is a concern for many. Some issues people are thinking about include increased... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

COVID-19 - Federal Government Extends Help To Canadians

On Wednesday the Federal Government announced a series of steps to support Canadians, both individuals, and businesses, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The measures will provide up to $27 billion ... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

Canada - US Border Closed To All But Essential Traffic

WASHINGTON — The Canada-U.S. border will be closed to non-essential traffic in both directions “by mutual consent,” President Donald Trump confirmed Wednesday as efforts across the continent to contai... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Budget Increases Healthcare Spending In The Province

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Saskatchewan released its budget expenditures for the upcoming year. Minister of Finance Donna Harpauer explains why the government made the d... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Chamber Of Commerce CEO Comments On Local Business Impacts

COVID-19 has had big impacts on global markets, healthcare systems, and it's having an impact at home. Businesses in Moose Jaw have seen an impact on their overall revenue. CEO of the Moose Jaw Cham... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Prairie South School Division Announces Pause Period

The Prairie South School Division has announced that a pause period for school programming will take place from Friday, March 20th to Friday, March 27th. As a result of that, the PSSD has enacted its ... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

COVID-19: Moose Jaw Has Its First Presumptive Case, While Government Declares Province Wide State Of Emergency

Saskatchewan has declared a state of emergency after the number of positive COVID-19 tests in Saskatchewan has doubled today from eight to 16, and Moose Jaw has its first case.  N... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Health Authority Improving Healthline 811

With the increased number of calls coming in during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saskatchewan Health Authority is making improvements to its Healthline 811. “We want 811 to be able to handle all the ca... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Employment Insurance Support Actions for Individuals Quarantined

Service Canada is ready to support Canadians affected by COVID-19 and placed in quarantine. Individuals who are asked to stay at home, or who are in self-quarantine, can not always complete their wor... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Cultural Centre Scrambles to Reschedule Shows

The show must go on for the Moose Jaw Cultural Centre...just not quite yet. The city closed down the facility this week due to the COVID-19 outbreak and staff at the Mae Wilson Theatre are now scramb... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

City Making Changes to Council Meetings, Transit During Pandemic

Several changes are being made to how the City of Moose Jaw is operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In addition to the closure of many city-run facilities, the city has more safety steps tha... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Grocery Stores Introducing New Measures To Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19

Grocery stores have been doing brisk business the past few days as many people attempt to stock up on essential items in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   With all the heavy traffic goin... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

UPDATED: Eighth Presumptive Case of COVID-19 Announced

An eighth presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan. A person in their 50s was tested in Regina after travelling to Vancouver for a dental conference. The person is self-isolating at home... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

Why Are Americans In A "Separate Category" For Border Restrictions?

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced most foreign nationals would be banned from entering Canada to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, but U.S. citizens are exem... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

Chamber Seeks COVID-19 Feedback From Business

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is the focus of a survey the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is sharing with businesses across the province. Layoffs, cutbacks, and closures are becoming... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

Finance Minister To Release 2020-21 Spending Plan Wednesday

Amid the global pandemic of COVID-19, the wheels of government continue to turn, albeit with some changes. Finance Minister Donna Harpauer announced today the province will present a scaled-back budg... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Dance For Hunger Showcase Cancelled

The Dance For Hunger Showcase been taking place for the last 15 years, supporting the local food bank. This year will be the exception, as the event has been cancelled due to concerns over COVID... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

SaskPower Moving Forward With Wind Power Project

SaskPower is moving forward with a wind generation project, to further support the company's commitment to the Prairie Resilience climate change strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions The projec... read more..

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