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Sharp rise in OD deaths demands better policies for those in their 20s, 30s: study

Sharp rise in OD deaths demands better policies for those in their 20s, 30s: study

Apr 20, 2024 | 9:19am
Opioid-related deaths doubled in Canada between 2019 and the end of 2021, with Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta experiencing a dramatic jump, mostly among men in their 20s and 30s, says a new study that calls for targeted harm-reduction policies. Researchers from the University of Toronto analyzed accidental opioid-related deaths between Jan. 1, 2019 and Dec. […]
Premiers want return to co-operation with federal government with new budget

Premiers want return to co-operation with federal government with new budget

Apr 20, 2024 | 8:49am
Canada’s premiers are warning the federal government not to overreach into their jurisdictions when it comes to delivering the programs laid out in Ottawa’s latest budget, but the prime minister said Friday he will go around them if need be. In a letter responding to the Liberal government’s latest budget, the premiers said governments need to “return to a […]
Iran fires at apparent Israeli attack drones near Isfahan air base and nuclear site

Iran fires at apparent Israeli attack drones near Isfahan air base and nuclear site

Apr 19, 2024 | 8:16am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An apparent Israeli drone attack on a major air base near the central city of Isfahan activated Iranian air defenses early Friday. The strike came just days after Tehran’s unprecedented drone-and-missile assault on Israel. No Iranian official directly acknowledged the possibility that Israel had attacked, and the Israeli military did not […]
The First Nations University of Canada set to Celebrate 45th Annual Powwow

The First Nations University of Canada set to Celebrate 45th Annual Powwow

Apr 18, 2024 | 12:40pm
The Powwow is a pillar of indigeneity across Canada. A warm gathering of community – a way for different nations to gather and share song, experiences, make new friends and connect with old ones. The First Nations University of Canada is hosting their spring Powwow – April 20th, and 21st in Regina. Celebrations like this […]
Liberals must now sell a budget they say will help younger Canadians catch up

Liberals must now sell a budget they say will help younger Canadians catch up

Apr 17, 2024 | 8:25am
It’s now up to the federal Liberal government to sell a spending plan it says will help younger Canadians catch up to their elders. So far, if unsurprisingly, their critics and political rivals are unimpressed. The $535-billion budget seeks to restore economic fairness for millennials and gen-Z voters at a time when the minority government […]
Inflation Up Slightly Nationally, and Down Slightly in Saskatchewan.

Inflation Up Slightly Nationally, and Down Slightly in Saskatchewan.

Apr 16, 2024 | 9:05am
The inflation rate ticked up from 2.8 per cent in February to 2.9 per cent last month as we paid more for gasoline. Statistics Canada reports gas prices rose 4.5 per cent from a year ago, partly due to an increase in global oil prices. Shelter prices rose up 6.5 per cent, mortgage interest costs jumped 25.4 […]
An Organization we count on, counts on volunteers.  The Canadian Red Cross

An Organization we count on, counts on volunteers. The Canadian Red Cross

Apr 16, 2024 | 5:00am
The Red Cross has been part of Canada since confederation in 1867. The Red Cross movement first swept through Europe, and the idea quickly found its away across the Atlantic Ocean by the late 1800’s. Since then, The Canadian Red Cross has been a beacon of hope in a disaster. Its an organization that counts […]
Kindersley RCMP seeking public’s help to locate missing man traveling across Canada

Kindersley RCMP seeking public’s help to locate missing man traveling across Canada

Apr 15, 2024 | 8:08am
 Kindersley RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance to help locate 20-year-old Nikita Krylov from Delta, BC. Nikita Krylov is travelling from British Columbia to Nova Scotia across Canada and was last seen in Moose Jaw the morning of April 13 and was in the Morse and Leader areas the morning of April 14. He may […]
First 2024 Canada carbon rebates will be deposited today for some Canadians

First 2024 Canada carbon rebates will be deposited today for some Canadians

Apr 15, 2024 | 6:23am
The first instalment of the 2024 Canada carbon rebate will be delivered to some Canadians today as long as they filed their taxes by the middle of March. Canadians living in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and all four Atlantic provinces will receive the first of four instalments today if they filed their 2023 taxes by […]