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Unprecedented move by hockey team in eastern Saskatchewan who forfeits playoff series due to player safety

An unprecedented move by a Saskatchewan senior hockey team to forfeit a playoff series after the safety of their players came into question. The Theodore Buffalos senior hockey team forfeited the fourth and deciding game of their Triangle Hockey League (THL) playoff series against the Ochapowace Thunder. The statement of the forfeiture came in a...

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Unprecedented move by a hockey team in eastern Saskatchewan who forfeits playoff series due to safety

An unprecedented move by a Saskatchewan senior hockey team to forfeit a playoff game due to the safety of their players. The Theodore Buffalos senior hockey team forfeited the fourth and deciding game of their Triangle Hockey League (THL) playoff series against the Ochapowace Thunder. A statement of the forfeiture came in a tweet issued...

Queen City becomes Tree City
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Queen City becomes Tree City

The Queen City has a new label: Tree City of the World. The Mayor’s office released on Tuesday that Regina had become the ninth Canadian city – 59th in the world – to be granted the title. “This designation is the result of generations of care and attention dating back to the founding of Regina,”...

New elite hockey team hires first head coach
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New elite hockey team hires first head coach

Jeff Smith is anxious about his first head coaching job after being hired by the Estevan U18 AAA Bears for its inaugural season. “[I was] shocked,” said Smith. “I threw my hat in to get the experience of the process. The three other coaching jobs I’ve had kind of fell onto my lap whereas this...

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SHA grants U18 team to Estevan

The Saskatchewan Hockey Association announced on Nov. 12 the new alignment for the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League after it told teams back in May that minor hockey associations would have to rebid for franchises in the elite-level league. Key movements in the league were the moves of the Norte Dame Argos to Estevan and...

Future Majority speaks today
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Future Majority speaks today

With Canadians headed to the polls Monday, university students were eager to voice their opinions. A wide-range of issues were brought up during interviews at an on-campus polling station. “For me, climate change, high tuition and the challenge of finding a job out of university scares me,” said education student Chloe Gill. Her comments were...

Raymore mayor the jack of all trades
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Raymore mayor the jack of all trades

  On the corner of Highway 6 and 15 sits the small Saskatchewan town of Raymore. Like many small towns around the country, Raymore is identified by its senior hockey team and numerous family-run businesses. Most find work hard enough dealing with one restaurant or service, but one local man sees diversity as the key...

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Russ Mirasty, first Indigenous lieutenant governor, visits northern communities

Russ Mirasty is making a Northern Saskatchewan swing this week, hitting six communities along the way. Mirasty, Saskatchewan’s first Indigenous lieutenant-governor, is there presenting the Northern Student Achievement Awards to multiple students ranging from grades 7 – 12. The awards are based on academic excellence, school attendance, involvement in extra-curricular activities at school and in...