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Covid-19 cases in Saskatchewan pass 10K mark

Ten thousand. That’s the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases Saskatchewan reached over the weekend. That’s enough to fill the Brandt Centre nearly twice.   Saskatchewan reported 415 new cases of COVID–19 on Sunday, pushing the total number of cases over the 10K mark at 10,139.   The province said in a press release yesterday that the spike in numbers is due to a data reporting issue which has now been resolved in Saskatoon.  

Saskatchewan official skating to the world juniors
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Saskatchewan official skating to the world juniors

A hobby has turned into a career for one Saskatchewan official who will experience a major milestone when he dons the stripes to work as a linesman for the upcoming IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship.   Tarrington Wyonzek got his start in officiating when he was 10 years old.   “I had a paper route to make some money as a kid,” said Wyonzek. “But all of the elderly people didn’t really like me running around on their lawn...

Engaging future voters with Student Vote Saskatchewan
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Engaging future voters with Student Vote Saskatchewan

Elementary and high school students throughout Saskatchewan had the opportunity to experience the ins and outs of provincial election day when they cast their votes on Oct. 26 with the help of the program “Student Vote Saskatchewan.”   Dan Allan, director of content for the program said only 16 per cent of young voters are actually casting their votes come election day and his hope is that this resource can change...

Finding your inner beauty at Miyosiwin Salon
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Finding your inner beauty at Miyosiwin Salon

Growing up as an Indigenous woman in an environment where her parents were shamed for their heritage, Jennifer Dubois, the owner of Miyosiwin Salon, said it is her job to forge the path to reconciliation and create a positive example of her culture.  Miyosiwin, meaning “beauty” in Cree, sits at 1751 Broad St. in downtown Regina and provides a unique spa experience to Indigenous and non-Indigenous clients who can find a place of comfort and relaxation inside the walls of the business.   “I...