Monthly Archive

December 2020

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 195 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Shawn Slaght

Mayor Fraser Tolmie Looks Back on 2020

The year 2020 turned out to be quite positive for the City of Moose Jaw, despite facing the COVID-19 pandemic.  There were a number of large land deals that started to move forward this past yea... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

City to Discontinue No-Corrode Sewer Pipe Subsidy

A subsidy program that the city has been running since the 1970s will be discontinued in 2021.  City council voted unanimously to stop the privately-owned no-corrode sewer pipe service... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

One Death, 190 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported

There are 19 cases considered active in Moose Jaw and the surrounding area. (Graphic courtesy: Government of Saskatchewan) One person in the 80-plus age group from Saskatoon who tested positive with ... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

MJPS Training Officers to Combat Child Exploitation and High-Risk Emergencies

For the Moose Jaw Police Service, 2021 looks to hold almost as much opportunity as 2020 held disappointment. The unique challenges of the pandemic have brought put a hold on a num... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

SGI Reminding Residents to Not Drink and Drive for New Year's

Even though this will be a New Year's like no other, residents are still reminded not to get behind the wheel if you have been drinking. SGI put out a reminder that police will be out Thursday a... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Cat Shaped Snow Sculpture Spreading Hope Heading into 2021

Local Chinese artist, Mr. Laosen, recently created a snow sculpture in front of his house. He spent 5 days carving a snow cat sculpture from a mountain of snow in his front yard.  In ... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Assiniboia's Heartwarming Response to a Christmas with COVID

The Parks and Recreation Department down in Assiniboia pulled out all the stops this season to spread Christmas Cheer while keeping the community safe. From a modified Santa Claus Parade to hosting t... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Moderna Vaccine Arrives in Saskatchewan

The first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Saskatchewan on Wednesday.  The shipments include 4,900 doses that will be given out to the Far North Central and Far Nort... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Year In Review #1 - The COVID-19 Pandemic

We have reached our number one news story of 2020 and it is an event that continues to shape our lives even today, the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 12, it was announced that the first case of COVID-19... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Three Deaths, 147 New Cases of COVID-19 Announced

There are 17 active cases of COVID-19 in the south central zone. (Graphic courtesy: Government of Saskatchewan) Three deaths from people who tested positive with COVID-19 were reported on Wednes... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Police Chief Looks Back at a Challenging 2020

The year 2020 was anything but typical for the Moose Jaw Police Service.  This past year has included a pandemic, a homicide, and a dismissal appeal of a former officer that never went through.&... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

New Battery Recycling Program Available at SARCAN

Starting in the New Year, you'll be able to drop off your single-use and rechargeable batteries for recycling down at SARCAN. The provincial government has partnered with the non-profit environmental... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Year In Review #3 - A Cougar Within City Limits

September 21, 2020, will be remembered as one of the most dramatic days Moose Jaw saw this year...the morning a cougar came for a visit. Our #3 story of the year began when the big cat was first spot... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

UPDATED: Gravelbourg Resident Dies Following Fire

A Gravelbourg resident was found trapped inside her home on Christmas Eve last week, as flames engulfed the front of her home. At approximately 7:30 pm last Thursday, the Gravelbourg Fire Department ... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Ten Deaths Reported in Province's COVID-19 Update Tuesday

Ten deaths from people who tested positive with COVID-19 were reported over the last two days in the province's update today. There were also 208 new cases in the days combined, with 175 people in ho... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

SCRAPS Calendar Highlights Work of Essential Workers

The Moose Jaw Stray Cat Rescue and Protection Society - better known as SCRAPS - has put together their yearly critter filled calendar, only this time, with a special twist. Jody Chell volunteers wit... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Peacock's Polar Bear Run Highlights Perseverance and Generosity of Students

While the pandemic is putting many community gatherings on hold, other events might actually be getting a boost thanks to the changes. This year's annual Polar Bear Run at Peacock Collegiate surpasse... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

559 New Cases of COVID-19 Over Past Three Days, Seven Deaths

There are 22 active cases of COVID-19 in the south central zone. (Graphic courtesy: Government of Saskatchewan) The Government of Saskatchewan announced on Sunday 559 new cases of COVID-19 and seven ... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

TelCare Gives Back To Community

SaskTel employees continued to give back to the communities they work in through TelCare. The employee-driven charitable donation program gave nearly $230,000 to 61 locally operated charitie... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Queen's Counsel Appointments Announced

Just before Christmas, 15 Saskatchewan lawyers were recognized for their contributions to the legal profession and public service as they received the Queen’s Counsel designation.   “I’m de... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

WW2 Era Plane Discovered Near Estevan

Recently, a group from the Estevan area discovered the wreckage of an Avro Anson, an airplane that was a common sight in the skies above southeast Saskatchewan during the war. The plane was entangled ... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Carbon Tax Increase Takes Effect Next Week

The federal carbon tax will be going up on January 1st.  The carbon tax, which is currently being applied in Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick, will increase from $... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Painting From Province's Archives On The Move

A painting that has been a part of the permanent collection of the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan is now on its way to Ireland. The painting, a portrait of Mary Palliser, is on a&n... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Year In Review #4 - Developer Named For Great Plains Power Plant

Discover Moose Jaw is counting down our top-15 stories of 2020 and we are at number 4, which was another important land deal for the City of Moose Jaw. The Great Plains SaskPower plant continued to m... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Four Deaths, 154 New Cases of COVID-19 Announced Thursday

Thirty cases are considered active in the south central zone. (Graphic courtesy: Government of Saskatchewan) Four more residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 have died. One new death in the ... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Central's Grade 9 Leadership Students Celebrated Everyday Heroes

The Riverside Mission was the recipient of Central Collegiate's generosity towards everyday heroes. Thanks to the Central Grade 9 leadership class, the school hosted a couple of Toonie Tuesdays, rais... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Year In Review #5 - New Canadian Tire Store Moves Forward

We have hit our top-five stories of 2020 and at number five is a land deal four years in the making for the City of Moose Jaw The city announced on November 10th that the retail giant has removed con... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Year In Review #6 - Alan Murdock Withdraws Dismissal Appeal

Our number six story of 2020 was the end of the saga that was the dismissal for former Moose Jaw police officer Alan Murdock.  Murdock was appealing his 2019 dismissal and, after a number of adj... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Parks and Recreation Department to Add Extra Staff

The city’s parks and recreation department will be getting some extra help in the new year.  City council approved the hiring to four new seasonal staff as well as a couple of vehicles duri... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Year in Review #7 - 2020 Kraft Hockeyville

The 2020 Kraft Hockeyville contest is our #7 Top Story of the Year. Back in August, the village of Pense was up against three other Canadian towns for the chance of winning $250,000 for rink renovati... read more..

Results 1 - 30 of 195

DiscoverMooseJaw.com is Moose Jaw's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Login