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November 2020

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 220 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Shawn Slaght

Throne Speech Prioritizes Pandemic, Campaign Promises 

The first sitting of the 29th legislature kicked off yesterday with the Throne Speech, delivered by Lt.-Gov. Russ Mirasty.  The speech marked the COVID-19 pandemic recovery and campaign pro... read more..

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Shawn Slaght

325 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported, Two Additional Deaths

The government of Saskatchewan reported 325 new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan on Monday and two additional deaths. Those who died were over the age of 80 in the south central and south east zones. ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Lindale School Hopes to Boost Christmas Spirit with New Contest

Students at Lindale School are asking residents in the surrounding area to light up their houses for the holidays. It's all a part of a new competition that was started by Grade 7 students, hoping to... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Santa Claus Parade Collects Over 4,500 lbs. of Food Donations

The Moose Jaw Kinsmen Club is sending out a massive "Thank You" to residents after an incredibly successful Santa Claus Parade and food drive over the weekend. On Saturday, the club was able to ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

New COVID-19 Safety Measures in Effect for City Facilities

The city of Moose Jaw released updated guidelines and public health measures for all city facilities. The changes were made after the government of Saskatchewan announced enhanced safety measures las... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

351 New COVID-19 Cases Announced Sunday

The government of Saskatchewan reported 351 new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchwan on Sunday. 120 of the new cases are located in Regina, 94 are in Saskatoon, 28 are in the northwest, 18 in the southeast,... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Crime Watch Advisory Sees Quick Turnaround

An investigation into a theft in the town of Vibank by the Indian Head RCMP ended on a positive note this past week.  The RCMP had received a call about an LED Santa Claus ya... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

UPDATE: Fire Department Attends House Fire on Athabasca St. W

The Moose Jaw Fire Department and Police Service attended the scene of a house fire on the 900 block of Athabasca Street West Saturday evening.  Just after 7:30 pm, emergency services were ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

One Death, 197 New COVID-19 Cases Announced Saturday

A resident in the 80+ age group who tested positive for COVID-19 from the north west region has died, and 197 new cases were announced Saturday. Of the new cases, 73 cases are located in Regina, 56 i... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Briercrest College Releases Christmas Music Video to Kick off Season

Normally, this time of year, Briercrest College and Seminary would be just about ready to lift the curtain on their annual Christmas musical.  Unfortunately, the pandemic has put a hold on ... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Winter Weights Now In Effect In Some Areas

Early Friday, winter weight season started on a number of secondary highways in Saskatchewan.   Winter weight season normally starts in mid-November but was delayed this year due to milder ... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Wages In Saskatchewan Up Year over Year

The average weekly earnings in Saskatchewan were higher this past September than they were the previous year, according to the latest numbers from Statistics Canada. Their payroll ... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Saskatchewan To Benefit from Softwood Lumber Decision

A decision by the United States Department of Commerce a source of positive news for those in the softwood lumber industry here in Saskatchewan. It was announced earlier this week an&nb... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Province Pleasantly Surprised By Finances In Mid-Year Report

Finance Minister Donna Harpauer provided the mid-year financial update for the fiscal year. Unlike updates provided earlier in the year, this one was not all doom and gloom. Unfortunately, the governm... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Over 200 lbs. of Cannabis Seized During Semi Inspection on Hwy 1

Over 200 lbs. of cannabis were seized on Wednesday night on Highway 1. Just before 9:30 pm, the White Butte RCMP were contacted by the Saskatchewan Highway Patrol, after a semi was stopped for a... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Salvation Army Kettle Campaign, Toy Drives Underway

The Salvation Army kicked off their Christmas Kettle Campaign last Friday, setting up at 6 different locations throughout Moose Jaw. Kettles will be set up for the next few weeks at the Moose Jaw Coo... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Four More Deaths, 329 New COVID-19 Cases Announced Friday

Four more residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, and 329 new cases were announced on Friday. Three of the deceased were residents in the 80+ age group from the north-central, Regina, a... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Proposed City Budget Includes 4.05 Per Cent Tax Increase 

The proposed 2021 budget has been released by the City of Moose Jaw that includes a 4.05 per cent tax increase.  The tax increases break down to a 2.87 per cent increase for the operating b... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Organizations Pitch for Municipal Funding in 2021 

It’s been a difficult year.  That was the message from many of the 13 organizations that made pitches for municipal funding for 2021 as they went through this past year’... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

CP Holiday Train Hosting Virtual Concert This Year

Another holiday tradition is going virtual this year. The CP Holiday train normally crosses Canada and the US every year, starting in the east and chugging its way west spreading holiday cheer, festi... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

POLL: What Matters to You in the 2021 Municipal Budget

Budget deliberations are officially underway in the city of Moose Jaw. We want to know what matters the most to Discover Moose Jaw readers. Have your say in the poll below.  Loading…... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Friendly City Optimists Keeping Traditions Alive

The local Friendly City Optimist Club is getting into the Christmas Spirit in a number of different ways this year, including their annual Greeting Card Lane and a holiday raffle. With a cumulative w... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Police and Library Submit 2021 Budgets to City Council 

Two big-ticket 2021 budget submissions gave their pitches to city council on Thursday night.  The Moose Jaw Board of Police Commissioners submitted a budget of $10.7 million for operating funds ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

New Public Health Measures Come into Effect Today

The government of Saskatchewan announced on Wednesday that a number of new public health measures come into effect Friday at 12:01 am, in an attempt to slow down the increasing spread of COVID-19. Th... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

"We Need Your Help"; Provincial ICU's Near 100 Per Cent Capacity

The Saskatchewan Health Authority [SHA] is warning that ICU's in the province have nearly reached their capacity. If cases continue to surge, the SHA says they will be required to create about 2... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Caribou St. Property to be Rezoned to Allow Businesses

The City of Moose Jaw will proceed in rezoning 319 Caribou St. W. to allow for a hair salon and massage therapy business.  The building has two floors that have apartment units on each floor. Th... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Subsidy for Mosaic Place Could Top $1 Million 

City Council learned earlier this week that the subsidy for Mosaic Place could be much higher than anticipated.  The 2020 third-quarter financial report to city council showed the city is expect... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Three Deaths, 299 New COVID-19 Cases Announced Thursday

Three more residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, and 299 new cases were announced Thursday. One resident who died was in their 70s in Saskatoon, and two were 80+ years of age and died... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Good Buy to Hunger Hoping to Top 2019's Record Year

The 2020 edition of the annual Good Buy to Hunger Food Drive started up November 21, all in support of the Moose Jaw and District Food Bank. What is Good Buy to Hunger? Marketing and Community Relati... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Hunters Encouraged to Submit Animals for CWD Testing

As the hunting season winds up, the government of Saskatchewan is once again urging all hunters in the province to get their animals tested for Chronic Wasting Disease [CWD]. CWD is a fatal, infectio... read more..

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