cancer

Nine time cancer survivor and inspiration to many Dionne Warner passes away at 55

Feb 2, 2021 | 9:31am

Known to the many she inspired over the years as ‘Warrior D’, well known Saskatchewanian and Ontario native  Dionne Warner, has passed away at the age of 55. Warner was self described as a nine time cancer survivor, she was first diagnosed back in 1995, when she was 30-years-old. Over the years Warner battled and […]

Dale Hawerchuk passes away from cancer

Aug 18, 2020 | 1:34pm

Former NHLer and Winnipeg Jets legend Dale Hawerchuk has died after his battle with cancer. He was 57 years old. It is with heavy hearts that we report the passing of our head coach and friend, Dale Hawerchuk. On behalf of the entire Barrie Colts organization and our fans, our condolences and thoughts are with […]

WCB adds six more illnesses to Sask. firefighters presumed coverage

Nov 12, 2019 | 4:34pm

Six more illnesses are being added to the “presumed” Workers’ Compensation coverage for Saskatchewan firefighters. The province is adding prostate, skin, breast, cervical, ovarian cancer and multiple myeloma to the list of occupational diseases with presumed coverage. Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Minister Don Morgan says this was an important step for the province. “We […]

Childhood and Youth Cancer Awareness month celebrated with flag-raising at Legislature

Sep 19, 2019 | 7:23pm

Childhood and Youth Cancer Awareness month was recognized at the Saskatchewan Legislature Thursday with a flag-raising ceremony. Some provincial dignitaries were able to join in the ceremony, including highways minister and former minister of rural and remote health Greg Ottenbreit. He said it’s important to recognize the battle these families go through. “Three years ago, […]

Saskatchewan to help with a national cancer centre network

Jul 22, 2019 | 8:00am

Saskatchewan will play a role in a national cancer centre network aimed at developing precision cancer medicine for Canadians. The federal government has promised $150-million over the next five years for the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centre Network. The Terry Fox Research Institute is launching the initiative with the Saskatchewan component being set up at […]