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Saskatchewan Health Authority receives $100 million as part of  $7.5 billion capital plan.
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Saskatchewan Health Authority receives $100 million as part of $7.5 billion capital plan.

By Daniel Reech        The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $100 Million in the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) for health renewal projects across the province. Over 1,000 projects have been identified for completion at SHA facilities.         Mental Health and Addictions, Seniors and Rural and Remote Health Minister Everett Hindley...

Value Village sees increase in donations amid COVID-19
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Value Village sees increase in donations amid COVID-19

 Businesses across Saskatchewan have been affected by COVID-19 and Value Village is no different.  The thrift store has seen a decline in in-person shopping however they haven’t suffered a decline in donations according to manager Dawn Timm.       The volume of donations they’ve received is “actually higher,” said Timm, because “our non-profit partners are...

Pregnant NDP Candidate Young challenged incumbent in close race
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Pregnant NDP Candidate Young challenged incumbent in close race

Regina University candidate Aleana Young of the NDP looked to upset Sask Party incumbent Tina Beaudry-Mellor in a rematch of their 2016 Saskatchewan election showdown.  Four hours after the polls closed Monday, Beaudry-Mellor held a narrow lead in the vote counts, but a winner had not been declared.  Update: On Thursday October 29, Beaudry-Mellor  conceded...

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A mixed success: The COVID Alert app

The COVID Alert app was launched in Saskatchewan on Sept. 18 and has since provided a large sense of relief to some people in Regina and Saskatoon.    The app notifies its users when they are in proximity to one another via Bluetooth technology. It also allows users who test positively to anonymously disclose their...