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

Bank of Canada Keeping Key Interest Rate at 0.25 Per Cent

Interest rates are staying steady as the Bank of Canada tries to bring the targeted inflation rate to two per cent.  The Bank of Canada announced recently that it is keeping its key in... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

City on Workers' Comp Watch List

The City of Moose Jaw is taking steps to reduce accidents after city council learned it is on the Worker Compensation Board’s “Priority Employer” list.  Moose Jaw was put on the list in March of... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

246 New COVID-19 Cases, 387 Recoveries Announced Friday

246 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Saskatchewan Friday. 65 of the new cases are in Saskatoon, 50 in Regina, 34 in the north-central, 24 in the northwest, 19 in the far northwest, 14 in the so... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

MJFFC Using Accessibility Grant to Renovate Kinsmen Café

Moose Jaw Families for Change recently celebrated their one year anniversary of operating the Kinsmen Café on South Hill. And now, they have even more reason to celebrate, thanks to a significant gra... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Good Buy to Hunger Tops 2019's Record Year with $10,000 Donation

Michaela Turner (MJ Co-op) and Terri Smith (MJ Food Bank) announce an anonymous donation of 1,000 bags. Good Buy to Hunger has wrapped up for another holiday season. The annual food drive started on... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Stiffer COVID Violation Fines Part of New Legislation in Saskatchewan

When new restrictions around COVID-19 first came down toward the end of November and more things were shut down, the province was asked whether or not it was considering stiffer fines for people who i... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Moose Jaw Public Library and MJ Pride Team up for 'Diversity Storytime'

The Moose Jaw Public Library has partnered with Moose Jaw Pride to present a new monthly virtual event, 'Diversity Storytime'. Childrens Librarian, Tina Dolcetti.Children's Librarian, Tina Dolcetti ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Four Deaths, 324 New Cases of COVID-19 Announced Thursday

The seven-day average of daily new cases is 283, or 23.3 new cases per 100,000 population. Another 4 residents who had tested positive for COVID-19 have died. Two individuals were in the 80+ age grou... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

City Increasing Transit Rates, Discontinuing Regular Saturday Service

Transit rates will be increasing in 2021 and the regular bus service on Saturday will be discontinued for at least one year.  The move was passed unanimously by city council during budget delibe... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Local Musician Releases Christmas Follow-up to Summertime Hit

After releasing a very 'Canadian-centric' song over the summer which ended up amassing millions of views, local artist Clark W has decided his follow up should be a Canadian Christmas song. Clark gre... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Final Push for Goodbye to Hunger Food Drive

Today is the last day of the annual Goodbye to Hunger Food Drive in support of the Moose Jaw and District Food Bank. For the past three weeks, the Moose Jaw Co-op has been accepting $10 dollar donati... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Toy Days Wrap Up: Another Successful Year

This year's Toy Days continued a long tradition of businesses and individuals coming together to spread Christmas joy to those in need. The Salvation Army's annual toy drive was hosted once agai... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Proposed Tax Increase Lowered to 2.58 Per Cent

City administration brought good news to city council during day two of budget deliberations on Monday night.  They were able to make a number of adjustments to the proposed 2021 budget&nbs... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Director of Education with Prairie South School Division Resigns

The Director of Education for the Prairie South School Division, Tony Baldwin, has submitted his resignation effective July 31, 2021. Baldwin's letter of resignation, dated Oct. 8, was presented to t... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Health Foundation, Murray GM Help Light Up the Holidays

The Moose Jaw Health Foundation has officially lit up the giant Christmas tree in the Dr. FH Wigmore Regional Hospital lobby. The Rockefeller tree is designed after the famous tree in New York, is read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Avoid Being Plundered by A 'Porch Pirate' This Christmas

We've already heard a few instances this year of 'porch pirates' stealing delivered treasure from resident's doorsteps. With Christmas right around the corner, there will be more and more packages be... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Applications Open For Agribition's Next Gen Mentorship Program

If you are starting out in the agriculture industry and looking for a mentor, the Canadian Western Agribition has the program for you.  The Next Gen Mentorship Program is now acce... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Five Deaths, 302 New COVID-19 Cases Announced Wednesday

The seven-day average of daily new cases is 273 (22.6 new cases per 100,000 population). Five residents from the Regina area who have tested positive for COVID-19 have died. All individuals were in read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Habitat for Humanity Invites Students to Write about "The Meaning of Home"

Even with the weather cooling off, the volunteers with Habitat for Humanity are still busy working on their latest home build on Ominca St. East. Habitat Moose Jaw is holding some Christmas fundraise... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Local Massage Therapist Applauds New Regulatory Body

Saskatchewan will soon be joining a growing list of provinces that have created a regulatory body for registered massage therapists (RMT). The Massage Therapy Act was recently introduced to establish... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

City Hall Clocktower Dons Christmas Colours for the Holidays

Residents walking or driving downtown may have noticed a bit of extra colour on the City Hall clocktower. The large clockface's on the tower have been lit up green and red for the holidays. Director... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

City to Reduce Water Rates for SaskWater

The City of Moose Jaw and SaskWater have come to an agreement in a dispute over rural water rates.  SaskWater and the city entered into a Potable Water Supply Agreement ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

New Times For City Council Meetings 

The times they are a changin' for city council, literally.  Starting next week, city council will be meeting for the executive committee in the afternoon, with the regular city council meeting t... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Government Releases Plan, Timelines for Vaccination Distribution

Health Canada officials have approved Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine, allowing distribution and inoculation to now begin across the country. The Government of Saskatchewan revealed their COVID-19 Vaccine ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Six Deaths, 183 New Cases, and 279 Recoveries Announced Tuesday

The deadliest day since the start of the pandemic, as the government of Saskatchewan announced 6 residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. Five individuals were in their 80s and one was i... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Burns & McDonnell Seeking Local Vendors for Power Plant

The company selected to build the SaskPower Great Plains Power Plant in Moose Jaw is looking for contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to help with the project.  Burns & McDon... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Sask Athlete Recalls Her 'Close-Call' After COVID-19 Diagnosis

What started out as a small cough and a slight fever, led to Yorkton's Kathy Ziglo fighting for her life in the ICU after contracting COVID-19. Ziglo, who's 47, is a multi-championship-winning Saskat... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Moose Jaw Receives Innovation Award for 'Moose War'

And the award goes to...Moose Jaw! The Saskatchewan Economic Developers Alliance (SEDA) recently presented our Notorious City with the 2020 Marketing Innovation Award thanks in large part to the 'Moo... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Bridge Unfit For Foot Traffic, Argument Ensues Over Repairs 

"At risk of collapse."  Those were the words from an engineering report before city council on Monday night that showed the Seventh Avenue Southwest bridge could not hold its own dead read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Saskatchewan RCMP Release Statistics on November COVID-Calls

 The Saskatchewan RCMP have released statistics regarding COVID-related calls for service over the last month. In November, RCMP received 342 COVID-related complaints: 128 for individuals not se read more..

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