Monthly Archive

May 2020

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Local News
Zack Drake

Mayor Tolmie Details More About City Operations During Pandemic

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began life has been different in every way, and the same goes for the City of Moose Jaw. In this month's edition of Ask the Mayor, we found out more about city operations ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Emergency Crews Take Out Fire on South Hill

At 4:44 pm Saturday, Police and Fire responded to a fire call on the 100 block Iroquois St E. An overheated gas BBQ erupted in flames igniting the back of the residence. On account of the wind,... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Homegrown Farmers Market Up and Running Again

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began the Homegrown Farmers Market was up and running on Langdon Crescent Saturday. Although this time with new restrictions like offering hand sanitize... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Places of Worship Opening June 8th With Phase 3 of Re-open Saskatchewan Plan

June 8th is coming and with it Phase 3 of the reopen Saskatchewan plan. As part of the plan places of worship are being allowed to open again with restrictions in place like keeping a safe social dis... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

PRISM Awards Generates $8,600 for Moose Jaw Transition House

The Business Women of Moose Jaw had one of their most successful PRISM Awards this year and the spin-off is benefiting the Moose Jaw Transition House. The group of business women recently presented a... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

Elks Children’s Charity Lottery Main Draw On June 13

If you haven’t already, there is still time to pick up your tickets for the Saskatchewan Elks Children’s Charity Lotteries. The main drawing will be taking place on June 13. Tickets are not quite so... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

One New Case, 2 More Recoveries Noted Sunday

Sunday brought one new case of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 646.  The new case is in Regina. A resident in the North region who tested positive for COVID-19 has also died.&nbs... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

Former City Councillor John Austin Has Died

Former Moose Jaw City Councillor John AustinFormer Moose Jaw city councillor John Austin has died at the age of 94. Austin's family said he "passed away gently in his sleep" last week. Aus... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

Water Main Replacement Taking Place On Fairford Street

Construction on the 200 block of High St. began May 25th as part of the 2020 Water Main Replacement Program, and construction will also be starting at the Fairford St. location, with the 0-200 block b... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

UPDATED: Donald's Fine Foods Doing Feasibility Study To Convert XL Beef Plant

Donald's Fine Food, the owner/operator of Thunder Creek Pork in Moose Jaw, announced it is undertaking a study to determine the viability of converting the XL Beef plant in Moose Jaw into a sow p... read more..

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Zack Drake

Take a Book Keep a Book, William Grayson Giving Back

The COVID-19 pandemic has had one big impact on schools and one of the biggest hits has been the lack of access to libraries. William Grayson has adopted a new program called Take a Book, Keep a Book... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

City To Take Steps To Implement 2017 Downtown Plan

The City of Moose Jaw is taking another shot at implementing the Downtown Local Area Plan that was passed in 2017. City administration will work with stakeholders such as the Moose Jaw Downtown Assoc... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Producers Making Strong Progress With Seeding

Farmers are ahead of schedule, as eighty percent of crops are in the ground in Saskatchewan. This is ahead of the five-year average of 78 percent, according to the Agriculture Saskatchewan’s weekly c... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Two New Cases; Province Extends State of Emergency For Two Weeks

Two more cases of COVID-19 were reported Thursday in the province’s daily pandemic update, while Saskatchewan has extended the state of emergency for two more weeks. One new case is in the north regi... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Waste Collection Makes the Switch from Bi-Weekly to Weekly Pickup

Waste collection is making the move Monday from Bi-weekly pickup to weekly pickup. No changes have been made to which day of the week your waste is picked up, however, pickup will happen on a weekly ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Special Advisor to the Provost Comments on Saskatchewan Polytechnic Funding

It was announced Wednesday that the Saskatchewan government would be investing $12 million into renovations at the Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus here in Moose Jaw. The funding is part of a $17 mill... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Thunder Creek Pork Expansion in Moose Jaw?

If it all comes to fruition, it'll be a major boost to the local economy. We've learned Donald's Fine Foods, the owner/operator of Thunder Creek Pork in Moose Jaw, has purchased the former XL BEEF pl... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Government Marks This Disability Service Professionals Week

The government of Saskatchewan has named this Disability Service Professionals Week in the province, celebrating the important work done across the province to provide support to people with disabilit... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

Library Remains A Hub For Information

Despite being in the age of the internet, the latest statistic released by the Moose Jaw Public Library shows the library is still a valuable resource for knowledge. The library gave their annual rep... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

'It Was Just Beautiful To See': Organizers Overwhelmed By Support For Snowbirds

Moose Jaw showed its love as the Canadian Forces Snowbirds returned home on Monday after Operation Inspiration was tragedically cut short. The Snowbirds were forced to end the mission after one of th... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

Police Welcome New Recruit To K9 Unit

Shown is Cst. Jason Mercer. The most recent recruit for the Moose Jaw Police Service's K9 Unit has been named in his honour.The Moose Jaw Police Service has a new recruit, but he's of the four-legged ... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

Food Bank Launches Campaign To Help With Relocation

The Moose Jaw and District Food Bank needs a new place. The food bank has launched its summer campaign in the hopes of raising $100,000 to help relocate to a larger facility. At their current locati... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Two More Deaths Recorded By Province, Three New Cases of COVID-19

Two additional deaths of Saskatchewan patients who tested positive from COVID-19 have been recorded by the province. Both are from the far north, with one patient in their 60s and another in their 80... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Tourism Week in Province Marked With Uncertainty

Tourism week in Saskatchewan is normally time for a celebration of the creative ways people can be brought to the community. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, things are definitely not seeming normal... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Moose Jaw to Receive $12M for Renovations

It was announced Wednesday that the Saskatchewan government would be investing $17 million into post-secondary institutes in Regina, Saskatoon and Moose Jaw. Saskatchewan Polytechnic here in town wil... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Kinsmen Charity Auction To Support Local Businesses Underway

The Moose Jaw Kinsmen Club in partnership with Knight Ford Lincoln has a new auction underway looking to support a number of local businesses; the Kinsmen Charity Auction. Cory Olafson with the Kinsm... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

City to Receive Nearly $4.9M in Provincial Funding

It was announced on May 19th that the government of Saskatchewan would be providing all communities within the province funding under the new Municipal Economic Enhancement Program 2020 (MEEP). The f... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Webinar Thursday to Provide Information for Reopening Businesses

Optimism is returning to Main Streets across the province as businesses prepare to reopen. The question facing many owners is whether they are ready to reopen, and how to plan for the expected bounce ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Lowest Bidder For City Concrete Work Rejected For Confidential Reasons

Moose Jaw city council awarded the contract for the repair and replacement of sidewalks, ramps, curbs and medians to North Star Concrete Inc., but it isn’t coming without some controversy. North Star... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

UPDATED: Thunderstorms Rumble Across Southern Saskatchewan Tuesday

Parts of Southern Saskatchewan were under severe thunderstorm watches and warnings throughout Tuesday afternoon and evening. The city and RM of Moose Jaw were under a severe thunderstorm warning... read more..

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