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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...
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...
Children’s Tylenol and Advil shortage makes its way to Saskatchewan
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Children’s Tylenol and Advil shortage makes its way to Saskatchewan

A shortage of children’s Tylenol and Advil is being seen across Canada, and Saskatchewan is not immune. Michael Fougere is the CEO of the Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan, and explains why there are some concerns about this shortage.“It sort of has to do with supply chain issues. It’s with the plastic of the bottles, it’s the labelling, it’s the glue for the labelling and a host of other component parts that go with that. That’s been the issue for a quite a number of months,” said Fougere. Read more: London, Ont. pharmacies grappling with cold and cough medication shortage “It’s a lingering problem not just in Saskatchewan, but right around the country, and probably parts of the world, too.” Story continues below advertisement ...
Saskatchewan companies see over $3.7 million in total tourism relief funding
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Saskatchewan companies see over $3.7 million in total tourism relief funding

$3,755,465 in total federal funding is going to 19 Saskatchewan tourism projects around the province through PrairiesCan. That’s according to a news release from PrairiesCan on Monday, adding that the money will help organizations and businesses in the tourism sector to meet public health requirements, offer new products and services, or attract more visitors and prepare for future growth. Read more: Rural, northern Manitoba festivals to receive cultural funding from province “Today’s investment will support local economies and communities in Saskatchewan and help tourism operators to welcome visitors back in full force,” said Daniel Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan.A full breakdown of the funding was given, and includes:$495,000 going to Wanuskewin Heritage...
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...
Team Saskatchewan athlete sacrificed other sports to specialize in rowing – Regina
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Team Saskatchewan athlete sacrificed other sports to specialize in rowing – Regina

Sixteen-year-old Brooklyn Schwab will represent her home province in the upcoming Canada Summer Games in Niagara in August, but her journey to this point did not come without some sacrifices along the way. Schwab had to make the tough decision to give up not only ringette, but softball as well, both of which she had been playing competitively since she was five years old.Schwab said that saying goodbye to ringette was less of a blow, as she had lost the spark for the game, but softball was tougher to drop.“It was one of my favourite sports that I’ve played,” said Schwab. “It’s just such a nice community, so it was hard to leave some of my friends, and to leave the game itself. I miss being out at the diamonds.” Read more: Roughriders’ Cody Fajardo returns to the fie...
Cirque du Soleil returns to Saskatoon with OVO – Saskatoon
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Cirque du Soleil returns to Saskatoon with OVO – Saskatoon

Christoffer Søgaard arrives to work in shorts and a T-shirt. In just a few hours, he’ll don a colourful costume and set about tumbling in front of thousands of people. “My first show was in 2016 in Atlanta City with OVO,” Søgaard said.The Cirque du Soleil performer from Denmark is still with OVO. Read more: Cirque du Soleil’s OVO arrives at Regina’s Brandt Centre This summer, the traveling arena show is making stops across western Canada, bringing their high-energy acrobatics to delight fans in 11 cities.“They can expect a lot of energy, expect to have fun and be amazed,” Søgaard said.Although Cirque du Soleil is known for clowns and acrobatics, OVO centres on curious insects who are awestruck by a mysterious egg. Story continues below advertisement ...
SaskPower small nuclear reactor site decision pushed back for more consultation
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SaskPower small nuclear reactor site decision pushed back for more consultation

By Brody Langager Global News Posted July 27, 2022 7:27 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Saskatchewan is in the very early stages of setting up small modular reactors (SMRs) as an energy source, with construction not slated until 2030. Even so, Scott McGregor, media relations consultant for SaskPower, said they’ve made a slight tweak in their timeline to allow for more discussion. Read more: SaskEnergy and SaskPower looking to raise rates “Ultimately the project time...