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April 2020

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 205 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Shawn Slaght

Government Announces Wage Supplement For Essential Workers Helping Vulnerable Citizens

The Government of Saskatchewan announced it give financial help to essential workers helping vulnerable citizens during the COVID-19 outbreak. The wage supplement will give a $400 per month benefit f... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

New Funding, Travel Restrictions Now in Place in Province's North

The provincial government has announced further travel restrictions and further supports for people living in the northern part of the province. The Northern Saskatchewan Administrative District (NAS... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Former Moose Jaw Resident Talks About Fort McMurray Flooding

It goes without saying that the community of Fort McMurray, Alberta has gone through some tough times in recent years. In May, 2016, wildfires ripped through the area for days, destroying neighbourho... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

Child Care Spaces Opening Up For Those Returning To Work

The Government of Saskatchewan has announced that there will be access to licensed child care services for those returning to work in Phase One and Two of the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan. The child car... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Six New Cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, Four Recoveries

Six more positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in the province’s daily report Thursday. This gives Saskatchewan a total of 389 positive cases since March when the first one came in. Three of the ... read more..

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Zack Drake

Trudeau Says Hundreds Of Military Members To Be Deployed To Seniors Homes

The Canadian Armed Forces were first requested to join the fight against COVID-19 a few short weekes ago and soon hundred of CAF members will be fighting the virus in long term care facilities on both... read more..

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Zack Drake

COVID Community Response Committee Promoting 211 Saskatchewan

In this pandemic, many are struggling with many different things. One of those things is finding one place to get information and services related to COVID-19. Well, lucky for you thats why the COVID... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

City Approves Parking Lot For Church Of God

Moose Jaw city council approved a discretionary use application to allow the Church of God to build a parking lot across the street from their building. The application would see the church move that... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Snowbirds To Take Part In Operation INSPIRATION, Saluting Canadians Across The Country

Many of you may have seen or heard the snowbirds flying over Moose Jaw yesterday morning. The 431 Air Demonstration Squadron are preparing for a cross-Canada event over the coming days and weeks... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Residents Reminded To Call Before You Dig

Residents are being reminded to call before you dig to avoid hitting underground utility lines. The message was put out by the Saskatchewan Common Ground Alliance and Sask 1st Call. Some of the infr... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Tickets Still Available For Elks Lottery

Over $12,000 tickets have been sold for the Saskatchewan Elks Children’s Charity Lotteries, but it is far from sold out. About $300,000 worth of tickets has been printed for the lottery. Funds from ... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Six Deaths Now From COVID-19, Seventeen New Cases in Saskatchewan

A sixth death has been recorded due to COVID-19 in the province of Saskatchewan. The province said in their daily release Wednesday that a resident in their 80s in Northern Saskatchewan died from com... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

City Adds Second Free Yard Waste Weekend In May

If you’re thinking of doing some yard work while at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Moose Jaw has good news. To accommodate for more people possibly doing yard work, the city has a... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Pierce Family Touched By Community Support for Calico Junction

When Barb Pierce announced a couple of weeks ago on social media that Calico Junction was closing, she was given lots of positive messages by many people. But Pierce was struck by the fact that after... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Moose Jaw Hometown Parade and Fair Cancelled for 2020

The cotton candy, midway rides, entertainment and much more fun at the Moose Jaw Exhibition Grounds every June has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 Hometown Parade and Fair ... read more..

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Zack Drake

Trudeau Says $9 Billion Canada Emergency Student Benefit Is Coming Soon

One of the groups hit hard in this pandemic are current students and recent graduates of either university or college. Recently the government announced a $9 billion plan to support them. The Canada ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Provincial, Local Chamber of Commerce Talk Business During Pandemic

The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce recently surveyed 820 business owners in the province about the current state of business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some key findings brought up by the survey... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Health Authority Updates Pandemic Modeling

The Saskatchewan Health Authority released new data on Tuesday, showing that Saskatchewan is sitting in a better position to manage COVID-19. The data shows a basic reproductive rate of 3.12. The rep... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Number of Active COVID-19 Cases Drops Slightly Tuesday

Only one more positive case has been added to the list of COVID-19 patients, and three more people have recovered to slightly decrease the number of people in Saskatchewan with novel coronavirus, acco... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Trudeau Says Government Will Give Update On COVID-19 Modelling

Canada is closing in on 50,000 cases of COVID-19 but despite the dark picture that paints, many parts of the country are flattening the curve. The latest models regarding the pandemic were released a... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

Accident Near Pense Leaves One Dead

An accident southeast of Pense on Monday morning has left a 19-year-old man from Alberta dead. White Butte RCMP responded to an accident on a grid road at about 4:30 a.m. Police say a pickup truck le... read more..

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Zack Drake

Local Artist Publishes Saskatchewan Themed Colouring Book

With so many people staying home as much as possible during this pandemic, boredom is at an all time high and so are peoples passions and hobbies. Local Artist Kayla Hanson has recently published a S... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

City Council Reverses Stance After Canadian Tire Rejects $200,000 Deposit

City council made a last-ditch effort on Monday night to save the agreement to have Canadian Tire build a new store on Thatcher Drive East. Council changed course on a $200,000 non-refundable deposit... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Physical Therapists Looking Forward To Getting Back To Work

With the provincial government announcing that Saskatchewan will begin to re-open on May 4, it is getting applause from a lot of industries. Public access will be restored to medical services during ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Tick Talk: Protecting Your Pets from Pests

As the weather begins to warm up and more people begin to venture outside with their pets, its time to start watching out for everyone's favourite pest. Ticks are once again out and about, lurking in... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Province Records Fifth Death Due to COVID-19 Complications

A fifth death due to complications of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan has been recognized by the provincial government. A resident of the far north in their 80s died of complications related to the virus, t... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Local Describes Dealing with Sundays Fire Just Outside Home

The 2 extensive grass fires on Sunday didn't just cause a large amount of stress on the Moose Jaw Fire Department and Police Service, but on a number of farmers, livestock producers and residents who ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Fire Chief Comments on Sundays Grass Fires

Spending the majority of Sunday dealing with 2 large grass fires in and around Moose Jaw, the Moose Jaw Fire Department and Police Service are still investigating what actually caused the fires. Fire... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

75% Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Opens Today

The federal government has been busy producing aid packages to help as many Canadians as possible. Starting today, the 75% wage subsidy for businesses is open for applications and over 10,000 have al... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Province Announces 4 New Cases of COVID-19, 61 Active Cases

The government of Saskatchewan provided another update Sunday on COVID-19 numbers in the province. 4 new cases were announced, which brings the provincial number to 353, with 61 of those being consid... read more..

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