public health orders

Pandemic, remote work changed Canadians’ commuting habits in 2021: StatsCan

Nov 30, 2022 | 8:31am

Statistics Canada says there were 2.8 million fewer commuters in 2021 than in 2016. In a new census release, the federal agency says COVID-19 altered commuting patterns for Canadian workers with fewer people driving, taking transit, or walking and bicycling in 2021 compared to five years before. By May 2022, the number of car commuters […]

Court dismisses Saskatchewan restaurant’s case against COVID-19 health orders

Nov 25, 2022 | 4:19pm

A Saskatchewan judge has upheld the province’s public health orders that required restaurants to track patrons during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, saying it did not violate the charter rights of people going to get food at a restaurant linked to a significant outbreak. Shorebird Investment Ltd, which operates a hotel and restaurant in Tobin Lake, […]

Public Health Orders will likely be extended

Nov 16, 2021 | 5:18pm

The current public health orders in Saskatchewan are set to expire on November 30, but they will likely be extended once again. Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab has recommended that current public health orders remain in place for another 4-6 weeks. Premier Scott Moe says a final decision has not been made yet, […]

July 11 could see the end of remaining public health restrictions in Saskatchewan

Jun 1, 2021 | 3:01pm

We have a possible date for the removal of all remaining public health restrictions in Saskatchewan which include mandatory masking and limits on gathering sizes. The government says the removal of the public health orders currently in effect will occur three weeks after  70 per cent of people age 12 and above have received their […]

Regina Police issue public health order fine after protest gathering of 60 people observed

Mar 31, 2021 | 9:18am

Regina Police say a woman has received a $2,800 fine for violating current public health orders around COVID-19 during a protest this past weekend. On Saturday afternoon around 1:00 p.m. police monitored the protest event where they witnessed violations of the current public health order. Police say the event was peaceful and no arrests were […]

Ticket handed out after Saturday protest

Mar 7, 2021 | 6:26am

Regina Police have issued another COVID-19 related ticket. The ticket was issued after a protest Saturday afternoon, which police say was attended by at least 19 people. The protest on Victoria Avenue was against the province’s COVID-19 regulations. One woman was issued a $2,800 ticket for participating in an outdoor gathering over 10 people.

Regina Police issues 18th ticket for Public Health Order violation

Feb 12, 2021 | 4:31am

Another ticket has been issued to a Regina resident for violating the public health order. Regina Police were called to the 800 block of Elphinstone Street, where there was a complaint of an unwanted guest just after 5:00 PM Thursday night. Police confirmed the resident had several different guests come and go, which is in […]

Another COVID-19 ticket issued by Regina Police Sunday morning

Feb 7, 2021 | 6:16am

Regina Police have issued another ticket for violating COVID-19 guidelines. On Sunday morning, just after 1:00 am, police received a complaint of a group of people gathered in a residence on the 1600 block of Montague Street. When police arrived, they were able to confirm there were seven people in the residence. The male resident […]

Estevan man given $2,800 ticket after refusing to wear mask

Feb 3, 2021 | 11:53am

A man in Estevan has been slapped with $2,800 fine after refusing to wear a mask inside a local business. Estevan Police says they were called to the business around noon on Sunday for a report of a person refusing to comply with public health orders. In a release, police said the man refused to […]