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Saskatchewan sexual assault organizations look to libraries months after school ban

Saskatchewan sexual assault organizations look to libraries months after school ban

Apr 14, 2024 | 9:15am
Saskatoon mother Tamara Hinz says her two kids have watched the same puppet show that thousands of other Saskatchewan children have seen over the last 17 years.  The “I’m the Boss of Me” presentation for those ages eight to 11 tells the story of three friends, two of whom have been sexually abused. It teaches […]
ICE unit charges Melville man with child exploitation offence

ICE unit charges Melville man with child exploitation offence

Apr 14, 2024 | 9:14am
The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a Melville man with a child exploitation offence. Members of the ICE Unit began an online investigation into child exploitation in March of 2024 and subsequently executed a search warrant at a home in Melville on April 11, 2024. As a result of the police investigation, […]
Regina Water Meter Upgrades moving into Ward 8

Regina Water Meter Upgrades moving into Ward 8

Apr 14, 2024 | 9:12am
The City of Regina’s Water Meter Upgrade project is moving into Ward 8. Neptune Technology Group, the City’s contractor, is now starting installations in Ward 8, and water customers can expect to receive an information sheet about how to book appointments over the next few months. Upon arrival, the Neptune technician will discuss the work […]
25th annual Paragon Awards honour Regina’s best businesses

25th annual Paragon Awards honour Regina’s best businesses

Apr 13, 2024 | 2:57pm
The 25th annual Paragon Awards were held Friday night to celebrate Regina’s most outstanding businesses. Awards were presented to 11 recipients in nine categories: Business of the Year (Over 25 employees) – Fries TallmanBusiness of the Year (Under 25 employees) – Wascana Flower ShoppeYoung Entrepreneur – Stick & DoddlesCommunity Involvement – Redhead EquipmentMarketing and Promotional […]
Regina Farmer’s Market moving to REAL District on Saturdays

Regina Farmer’s Market moving to REAL District on Saturdays

Apr 13, 2024 | 10:11am
The Regina Farmers’ Market will move to the REAL District for their Saturday markets. The move from the Pat Fiacco Plaza comes as the City of Regina is set to start construction on the 11 Avenue revitalization project. Starting May 4, the Saturday markets will move to Confederation Park every Saturday until October 12. The […]
Three arrested following four convenience store robberies

Three arrested following four convenience store robberies

Apr 13, 2024 | 9:38am
Three people have been arrested following four convenience store robberies dating back to December 2022. It was back on December 10, 2022, that police were dispatched to the first robbery, which occurred at a convenience store on the 200 block of Winnipeg Street. A man with a knife entered, demanded money and took merchandise, then […]
Stolen laptops and misuse of funds cost two school divisions over $22,000

Stolen laptops and misuse of funds cost two school divisions over $22,000

Apr 13, 2024 | 9:28am
A pair of school divisions lost over $22,000 of public money. According to the province’s latest public money lost report, the Living Sky School Division lost $15,552 after a school employee allegedly misappropriated funds. The employee has since been fired, and the matter has been reported to the RCMP. The province says that the school […]
Sask. Teachers’ Federation announces end of sanctions with negotiations set to begin next week

Sask. Teachers’ Federation announces end of sanctions with negotiations set to begin next week

Apr 12, 2024 | 10:50am
The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation announced that they will resume bargaining negotiations with the province for a new collective agreement. The decision results from ongoing discussions with the government, which have addressed teachers’ concerns regarding funding accountability to address class size and complexity. The negotiations with the Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee are expected to resume on Tuesday, […]
Saskatchewan village raising funds for playground to honour mass stabbing victim

Saskatchewan village raising funds for playground to honour mass stabbing victim

Apr 11, 2024 | 5:33pm
Residents of a village in Saskatchewan are raising funds to build a lasting tribute to one of their own who died in a mass stabbing attack. A committee in Weldon, northeast of Saskatoon, seeks to raise $150,000 to build a playground to honour the memory of Wesley Petterson — and the nearby James Smith Cree […]
Canada’s Farm Show to focus on AgTech, innovation

Canada’s Farm Show to focus on AgTech, innovation

Apr 11, 2024 | 5:21pm
AgTech is being billed as a particular focus for the 2024 edition of Canada’s Farm Show, which is back in Regina on June 18 to 20. The annual show brings together farmers and ag industry professionals to see and display the latest in innovation and cutting edge technology for the agricultural sector. The launch event […]