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Pandemic taking away full experience of pregnancy
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Pandemic taking away full experience of pregnancy

While covid-19 has made its way into Saskatchewan and the world is pausing, unfortunately life itself does not stop. Pregnancies have been affected for women around the world and birth plans have been changed for the safety of women and their newborn babies. Kaylee Delorme is due July 6 but is scheduled to be induced...

Saskatchewan para-athlete keeping eyes on Tokyo 2021 despite postponed Games
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Saskatchewan para-athlete keeping eyes on Tokyo 2021 despite postponed Games

Team Canada para-swimmer Shelby Newkirk’s road to Tokyo just got longer – by a year. As COVID-19 continues to spread, public health concerns worldwide have escalated as medical officials attempt to slow the virus, prompting the unprecedented decision to postpone the 2020 Summer Olympics until 2021. The Canadian Olympic Committee announced March 22 it would...

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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...

Social media causing stress for Regina police officers
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Social media causing stress for Regina police officers

Threats and negative messaging on social media are all part of a day’s work for police, but out-of-context posts drawing public criticism are taking a toll on Regina officers. Sgt. Casey Ward of the Regina Police Service’s (RPS) Community Engagement Unit and president of the Regina Police Association (RPA) and the Saskatchewan Federation of Police...

Two men display friendship through theatre
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Two men display friendship through theatre

A new play at the Globe Theatre explores the friendship between two university students. The workshop performance, “Wanisiniwin/kweski-pimatisiw” is written and performed by Skyler Anderson and Pete Kytwayhat. The one-of-a-kind show “Wanisiniwin/kweski-pimatisiw” was written by Skyler Anderson, of Peepeekisis and George Gordon First Nation, and Pete Kytwayhat, of Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation Band. They are...

Saskatchewan ready to shine at the Juno Awards
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Saskatchewan ready to shine at the Juno Awards

While the who’s who of Canada’s music scene will gather in Saskatoon for the 49th Juno Awards, Saskatchewan is hoping to surprise the nation with good music and good beer. Saskatoon first hosted the Juno Awards in 2007, and according to Sarah Berger, director of media for Tourism Saskatoon, a lot has changed in the...

URSU petitions to leave national body
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URSU petitions to leave national body

As the first step toward leaving its national body, the University of Regina Students Union is withholding up to $157,000 it collected from student fees this year. “We’ve been collecting fees for [the Canadian Federation of Students], but we’ve been withholding sending it to them,” said Arts Director Alfred Adenuga. “Just because we don’t, we...

Ring Road begins to see expressway lighting installed
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Ring Road begins to see expressway lighting installed

A Regina mother is relieved to finally see lights being installed on one of Regina’s busiest roads. Lisa Boehm lost her 17-year-old daughter Katie four years ago in a single car crash on Ring Road between Wascana Parkway and Albert Street South. “It was a sigh of relief (when I heard the news),” said Boehm....