SHA warns of possible COVID-19 exposure at Prince Albert Value Village

Article content The Saskatchewan Health Authority is warning the public of a potential COVID-19 exposure at the Value Village in Prince Albert. According to a press release issued Thursday afternoon, an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 was in the Value Village located on 15th Street on three days while likely infectious. The SHAContinue reading “SHA warns of possible COVID-19 exposure at Prince Albert Value Village”

Saskatoon and surrounding communities pass ‘historic’ regional plan

Article content continued The planning district is made up of three documents: a planning district agreement, an official community plan and a zoning bylaw. The councils passed the first two at the meeting; the zoning bylaw is still in development. Sarnecki said its benefits include a collaborative approach to support growth, consistent decision-making, a mechanismContinue reading “Saskatoon and surrounding communities pass ‘historic’ regional plan”

Reigning Bronze Baby champion U of S Huskies prepared either way, season or no season

Article content continued The Huskies, who said goodbye to graduates Sabine Dukate, Megan Ahlstrom and Vera Crooks, return most of their national champion roster except for sisters Christy and Brianna Fehr. Returnees include Libby Epoch, Summer Masikewich, Kyla Shand, Carly Ahlstrom, Katriana Philipenko, Andrea Dodig, Claudia Lomba Viana, Erin Kehrig and Janaya Brown. “Until weContinue reading “Reigning Bronze Baby champion U of S Huskies prepared either way, season or no season”

Death of couple with Sask. ties a ‘huge hit’ for rural Alberta volunteer fire department

Article content continued Until the news broke, the volunteer firefighters in Galahad had held out hope the two would safely return, Cannady said. “We’re all struggling quite a bit right now.” He said he certain the firefighters will get through their grief as a group, but he expressed sadness for Kozak and Ferrier’s families. AContinue reading “Death of couple with Sask. ties a ‘huge hit’ for rural Alberta volunteer fire department”

New program aims to offer mental, dental care to First Nations by bus

Article content continued Ethan Bear of the Edmonton Oilers at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon on Sept. 24, 2020. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix/Nick Pearce) jpg The bus carrying the workers is scheduled to officially start operations on Aug. 31, 2021, serving about 1,000 children and residents on seven First Nations, Synergy 8 board chair Troy Davies said. WhitecapContinue reading “New program aims to offer mental, dental care to First Nations by bus”

Evidence concludes at trial for companies accused in workplace death at children’s hospital site

Article content An Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) trial into the workplace death of a 21-year-old construction worker has adjourned until December for arguments. The trial concluded late Wednesday after three days of testimony in which Banff Constructors and Pilosio Canada called their own expert engineering witnesses in an improvised courtroom at Saskatoon’s Sheraton CavalierContinue reading “Evidence concludes at trial for companies accused in workplace death at children’s hospital site”