Tentative Deal to End Teachers’ Strike

Tentative Deal to End Teachers’ Strike

Apr 18, 2024 | 5:07am
A tentative deal has been reached to end the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation strike. The province has issued a statement shortly before 6:30 p.m. that the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation and the Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement. STF has agreed to take the offer to its membership for ratification.  According to the statement from Don Hoium, Chair […]
SHA adds over 156 full-time staff in Regina and Saskatoon

SHA adds over 156 full-time staff in Regina and Saskatoon

Mar 23, 2024 | 9:33am
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) says it has bolstered its workforce by more than 156 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) staff in Regina and Saskatoon. The positions come as the SHA is intensifying efforts to enhance patient outcomes and alleviate capacity strains in Saskatoon and Regina through the continued execution of the Saskatoon and Regina Capacity […]
Influenza cases surge as COVID levels remain elevated

Influenza cases surge as COVID levels remain elevated

Nov 27, 2023 | 3:32pm
Influenza in the province has bypassed COVID-19 in both cases and deaths in November. That is according to the province’s latest Community Respiratory Illness Surveillance Program (CRISP) report for November 5 to 18. Over that period, there were 1099 influenza cases and five deaths, more than five times more cases than there were for the […]
RCMP say no criminality involved in alleged child luring

RCMP say no criminality involved in alleged child luring

Sep 23, 2023 | 8:28am
RCMP says that no criminality was involved after a report of a potential child luring in Regina Beach. Lumsden RCMP received the report on September 21. The subject of the report contacted police on Friday, and based on an investigation by the RCMP, they determined there was no criminality involved, no risk to the public, […]

Industrial Relations Board directed to review and potentially end B.C. port dispute

Jul 30, 2023 | 9:04am

The Canada Industrial Relations Board was tasked with reviewing and potentially ending the British Columbia port labour dispute as of Saturday after the second rejection of a tentative labour deal sparked mounting calls for back-to-work legislation. Federal Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan laid out the move in a statement released Saturday, saying he has directed the […]

Saskatchewan hits 2,000 deaths due to COVID-19

Jul 26, 2023 | 1:30pm

Saskatchewan reached a grime milestone, as 2,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the province. The provincial government recently released the latest community respiratory illness surveillance program report, reporting five more people due to COVID-19 from June 18 to July 15. Breakdown By Year: February 1, 2020, to January 2, 2021 158 January 3, 2021, […]

Fatal house fire deemed accidental

Jul 14, 2023 | 12:07pm

Regina’s fire department says the fire that killed one person earlier this week was ‘accidental.’ The fire happened in a home on Monday in the 1700 block of Quebec Street. City of Regina Fire Marshal Randy Ryba said the fire started while someone was trying to light a cigarette. “We have concluded the fire was […]

Regina Airport Authority gives another update following death of construction worker

May 31, 2023 | 11:14am

The Regina Airport Authority has provided an update following the death of a construction worker on airport property over the weekend. “As you can imagine, this situation has been an incredibly challenging few days for all involved,” President and CEO James Bogusz said. “Most of the immediate items have now been completed, and it is […]

Regina Humane Society’s new home nearly completion

Mar 14, 2023 | 10:28am

The Regina Humane Society is getting closer to finally having a new home. Bill Thorn, the director of marketing and public relations with the Humane Society, said construction on their new Animal Community Centre located in Harbour Landing is nearing completion. “We are getting tantalizing close after 15 years of planning,” he stated. “We are […]

One death, 62 new cases reported in COVID update

Nov 21, 2021 | 2:27pm

Saskatchewan saw a decrease in its daily COVID-19 case count in the province’s daily update. Sixty-two new cases were reported, with 181 people recovering, dropping the active total to 1,047. The new cases are located in the Far North West (2), North West (2), North Central (12), North East (6), Saskatoon (8), Central East (3), […]