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Provincial budget to support offenders with mental health issues
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Provincial budget to support offenders with mental health issues

The Government of Saskatchewan’s 2019-20 budget will see the biggest increase yet towards mental health services, including significant additions to the new Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford. “We knew we needed to do better, we still have more work to do, but we think we have made a huge step forward,” said the Minister of...

Pampering pooches: Regina doggy daycare a “one-stop shop”
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Pampering pooches: Regina doggy daycare a “one-stop shop”

Tamara Dickin had never taken Bella, a year-and-a-half old, to daycare, until the spring of 2018. Both Dickin and Bella fell in love with the home-away-from-home environment. Now, she takes her shepherd-cross to daycare a few times a week. Fella & Fetch in Regina is one of many dog-oriented businesses in the country, from dog-walking,...

Childhood hobby leads to Hot Wheels apocalypse
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Childhood hobby leads to Hot Wheels apocalypse

Chad Boudreau’s interest in board games began as a kid. He loved playing games like Monopoly, Trouble and Sorry, but the game he remembers most fondly was Scotland Yard, a detective game based in London. Now, as one of the owners of Comic Readers in Regina, his childhood interest in board games has become a...

Second-hand funds fund park
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Second-hand funds fund park

Second Time Around, the second-hand store in Ogema, Saskatchewan, does much more than sell antiques, it also raises money to support the Regional Park.