public health measures

All COVID-19 measures to be lifted July 11th

Jun 20, 2021 | 2:14pm

The end of the pandemic in Saskatchewan is in sight. The Government of Saskatchewan announced Sunday that all public health measures will be lifted when Phase 3 begins July 11th after 70 per cent of residents over the age of 18 have received their first dose, and 69 per cent of all residents over the age […]

Masks to be the last layer of defence lifted from COVID-19 measures according to Tam

May 14, 2021 | 1:16pm

Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer says this country will not be following the same guidelines as the U.S. Centre for Disease Control which has announced that Americans who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear a mask. Dr. Theresa Tam says Canada’s community approach to COVID-19 is more similar to the U.K. New guidelines […]

PPC Leader Maxime Bernier speaks at Regina Freedom Rally

May 8, 2021 | 3:33pm

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Dozens of people gathered in Victoria Park Saturday to attend a “freedom rally” featuring an appearance from Peoples’ Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier. Sporting a Rider jersey, Bernier voiced his opposition to the current Public Health Measures in place around the country, claiming the Canada he grew up in is now unrecognizable. He […]

Despite rise in cases, province says it’s too early for stronger measures

Nov 30, 2020 | 5:24pm

COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan continue to rise with 325 new cases announced Monday. The province’s case rate per 100,000 people is nearly double that of Ontario and Quebec’s. Newly appointed Health Minister Paul Merriman says he is confident that new measures introduced Friday will work in lowering numbers, but only if everyone complies. “We are […]

Increased COVID-19 measures implemented by province, in effect until December 17th

Nov 25, 2020 | 3:26pm

In light of COVID-19 transmission rates continuing to rise in Saskatchewan, the provincial government has implemented new public health measures to help reduce coronavirus numbers around the province. The new measures will come into effect at midnight on Friday November 27, and remain in effect until December 17th, when they will be reevaluated. All restaurants […]