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Overdose outreach teams being implemented in Saskatchewan
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Overdose outreach teams being implemented in Saskatchewan

Drug overdoses have been a major concern for Saskatchewan in recent years as the number of confirmed overdose deaths continue to rise in the province with few safe injection sites. As part of the province’s attempt to reduce the number of overdoses, The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is partnering with both the Saskatoon and Regina fire departments to develop overdose outreach teams. Read more: Regina resident applied for medically assisted death after consistent surgical delays Read More Regina resident applied for medically assisted death after consistent surgical delays The teams are part of a pilot project to help individuals reduce their risk of overdose...
Celebration and heartbreak: Two sides of the 109th Grey Cup
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Celebration and heartbreak: Two sides of the 109th Grey Cup

It was a night to remember for the Toronto Argonauts after winning the 109th Grey Cup 24-23 over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. “It’s gotta go down as one of the best finishes in Grey Cup history,” Toronto Argonauts head coach Ryan Dinwiddie said after the game. Read more: Toronto Argonauts win 109th Grey Cup 24-23 over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Read More Toronto Argonauts win 109th Grey Cup 24-23 over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers The champagne is flowing in the Argos locker room and the party is only beginning.“It just shows how mature our team is,” Dinwiddie said when describing the crazy final three minutes of the game. “No one hit the panic button and we believed we ...
Two men arrested by Moose Jaw Police after early morning break in
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Two men arrested by Moose Jaw Police after early morning break in

By Andrew Benson Global News Posted October 16, 2022 3:41 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Multiple arrests have been made by Moose Jaw Police after an incident that occurred early Saturday morning. Read more: Creighton RCMP see rise in crime in first two weeks of October Read More Creighton RCMP see rise in crime in first two weeks of October Just after 12 a.m., Moose Jaw Police Service respond...
Hockey Saskatchewan dismisses reports of second Hockey Canada ‘slush’ fund
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Hockey Saskatchewan dismisses reports of second Hockey Canada ‘slush’ fund

“I have zero trust for the organization right now.” That was the sentiment from Regina hockey parent Dallas Verity, after a Globe and Mail report revealed Hockey Canada put registration fees towards a second fund, for matters including but not limited to sexual abuse. Read more: Hockey Canada failing to grasp ‘serious’ situation amid outcry: Trudeau Read More Hockey Canada failing to grasp ‘serious’ situation amid outcry: Trudeau The report has left Verity concerned about enrolling his own kids in the sport, even after playing hockey himself.“Honestly weeks like this I’m glad that they (his kids) don’t really seem to have a desire to play hockey but if they did...
Hundreds of Saskatchewan teachers welcomed into Indigenous communities
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Hundreds of Saskatchewan teachers welcomed into Indigenous communities

Over 320 teachers and staff members from the Northeast School Division visited neighboring Indigenous communities Friday to learn about how they can take reconciliation into the classroom. Sharon Meyer, one of the organizers of the event works as the First Nation and Metis consultant in the Northeast School Division. She wanted to give teachers the chance to become students on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Read more: Saskatchewan marks 2nd annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Read More Saskatchewan marks 2nd annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation “I thought what better way to create relationships and experiences,” Meyer sa...
Regina educator Henry Braun honoured after passing away at the age of 91
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Regina educator Henry Braun honoured after passing away at the age of 91

The namesake of Henry Braun Elementary School in Regina has died at the age of 91. “Dad was an excellent educator, obviously an excellent father and we’re just proud of his legacy.” Read more: Liz MacDougall: Cancer fighter, loved by Regina community, dies aged 45 Read More Liz MacDougall: Cancer fighter, loved by Regina community, dies aged 45 Those were the words of Henry’s son Wes Braun as he looked at the people who gathered Thursday night to celebrate the life of his father.Henry Braun Elementary School hosted an open house and a memorial on Thursday night to honour the life of Henry Braun, for whom the school is named.Braun worked and contributed to Regin...
‘Keep Callum at Home’: Osoyoos, B.C. family fundraising for son’s accessibility equipment
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‘Keep Callum at Home’: Osoyoos, B.C. family fundraising for son’s accessibility equipment

Fighting for their 12-year-old son Callum has become a way of life for Osoyoos, B.C., couple Leanne Scott and Dale Fuhr. Callum was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called PURA syndrome, which, according to his parents, affects fewer than 500 kids worldwide.Callum also suffers from epilepsy and seizures and deals with scoliosis.“He is wheelchair bound, he cannot stand or walk, he’s diapered so that means he needs 24-hour cognitive care, and he is non-verbal,” said Scott.In order to better care for their son, the family relocated from Regina to Osoyoos, and the pair left their respective careers to become full-time ABM neuromovement practitioners.“The cold weather in Saskatchewan, unfortunately, was very difficult for Callum’s system and the wheelchairs don’t go very far in s...
Nearly 65% of Saskatchewan crops have been harvested: crop report
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Nearly 65% of Saskatchewan crops have been harvested: crop report

Harvest in Saskatchewan has made “immense” progress according to this weeks crop report. Sixty-four per cent of the crop in the province has now been harvested, up from 42 per cent last week and ahead of the five-year average of 57 per cent. An additional 20 per cent of the crop is ready to swath or straight cut. Read more: Saskatchewan producers ask federal government to measure fertilizer emissions by examining effective use Read More Saskatchewan producers ask federal government to measure fertilizer emissions by examining effective use “Many producers in the southwest and west-central regions have completed harvest and are on to other field work,” the provi...
Saskatchewan Roughrider’s Cody Fajardo welcomes baby boy to the family
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Saskatchewan Roughrider’s Cody Fajardo welcomes baby boy to the family

Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo confirmed Wednesday morning he was officially a father. In a tweet, Fajardo and his wife Laura announced their baby boy Luca was born on Sept. 14, at 1:42 a.m. He said everyone was healthy and safe.Baby Luca Arrived Sept 14th at 1:42 AM. Mom & baby are happy & healthy. @LauraV_Fajardo is as tough as they come she was absolutely amazing. God really blessed us with this little one! To everyone that has reached out & showered us with love & prayers we can’t thank you enough.— Cody Fajardo (@CodyFajardo17) September 14, 2022 Story continues below advertisement On Tuesday, Fajardo was seen leaving the field with cheers from teammates, as his wife was ready to have the baby.The Roughriders a...
Local Regina artists featured in Carmichael Outreach mural
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Local Regina artists featured in Carmichael Outreach mural

It’s been almost a month since Carmichael Outreach opened their doors to its new building, and now it will look a little different. “Since moving into our new building, it’s been Carmichael’s goal to create a safe, warm, and inviting space for people in the community,” Carmichael Outreach said in a press release. Read more: Two Saskatoon women fight through breast cancer together The project was started in 2020, when former board member William Neher saw an opportunity to highlight Regina artists.He said, “to have (the art) finally in place is an important milestone in Carmichael’s journey forward in this new location. It’s my hope that in the coming years they’ll be seen as part of the neighbourhood’s DNA and will continue to give a voice to artists who are...