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U of S professor predicts Saskatoon will follow Regina’s lead in rising variant cases
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U of S professor predicts Saskatoon will follow Regina’s lead in rising variant cases

A University of Saskatchewan professor released a video yesterday that predicts Saskatoon will likely see a rise in COVID-19 variants, similar to Regina’s skyrocketing numbers. Kyle Anderson is a professor and the undergrad chair of biochemistry, microbiology, immunology for the College of Medicine in Saskatoon. “My focus has always been on knowledge and how to...

Regina peace activist given Lifetime Achievement Award
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Regina peace activist given Lifetime Achievement Award

Ed Lehman began protesting for peace during the Vietnam War — and he never stopped. Now, after over 50 years of activism, the Regina resident is being honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Saskatchewan Council For International Cooperation (SCIC).    Lehman is the editor for the Saskatchewan Peace News, is the head of...

Sask. healthcare workers reflect on COVID-19 vaccine experience
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Sask. healthcare workers reflect on COVID-19 vaccine experience

As Saskatchewan prepares to launch into phase two of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout program, frontline workers who have received the vaccine are discussing their experiences. Amanda Kutsak is a radiology technologist in Fort Qu’Appelle who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. She has received both doses of the vaccine. “It did sting a little bit,” said Kutsak....

Canadian Hemophilia A Patients Hoping for Access to New Therapy Treatment
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Canadian Hemophilia A Patients Hoping for Access to New Therapy Treatment

Provincial health authorities are determining whether to approve funding for a life-changing, state-of-the-art therapy for people with severe hemophilia A. The alternative subcutaneous treatment is called Hemlibra. “Right now, Hemlibra is a better therapy, hands down,” said Wendy Quinn, president of Hemophilia Saskatchewan. “It is a game-changer.

Indigenous woman finds support at The Gathering Place after being evicted from Raising Hope
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Indigenous woman finds support at The Gathering Place after being evicted from Raising Hope

Despite not feeling ready to leave her residence, Fay Munro was evicted from Raising Hope last month. “In the written eviction notice, one of the reasons they gave was that I was speaking badly about Raising Hope in the media,” said Munro. Munro has been vocal about the lack of support she felt from management...