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Canadian auto parts makers to make ventilators

The Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association, three auto parts makers and the government of Ontario are working together to switch production from parts to ventilators and o...


30 new coronavirus cases in Saskatchewan

As of March 28, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has 30 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 134. Six people are in hospital across the prov...


25 new cases of Covid-19 in Manitoba

Public health officials advise 25 additional probable cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of Saturday morning, March 28, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed posit...


Nine new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Saskatchewan

As of March 27, the province of Saskatchewan has nine new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 104.   Six individuals are hospitalized: •       On...


Manitoba to establish border checkpoints

The Manitoba government will set up checkpoints next week at the Saskatchewan border on Highways 1, 16, and 13 (Sask)/2(Man), among other locations. The Manitoba government...


Three additional probable cases of Covid-19 in Manitoba

Manitoba public health officials advise three additional probable cases of COVID-19 have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. on March 27, bringing the total number of lab-confirme...


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Feds to provide 75 per cent wage subsidy

The federal wage subsidy for small and medium-sized businesses hit by the new coronavirus pandemic is jumping up to 75 per cent, the prime minister announced on Friday. Pri...


Manitoba launches Covid-19 anxiety program

The Manitoba government is investing in the mental health of Manitobans by introducing a program to help address anxiety caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Brian Pallist...


Nine new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Saskatchewan

As of Thursday, March 26, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has nine new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 95. Of the 95 cases, 44 are in Sask...


Manitoba calls on federal government for more health-care support amid Covid-19 pandemic

The Manitoba government is calling on the federal government to better support health care by lowering borrowing costs, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “Manitobans...


Changes to provincial fine collection and late payment fees

In order to protect the health and safety of court users and staff during the COVID-19 emergency, provincial court offices will not be accepting fine payments in person. E...


Sask suspends evictions due to Covid-19

The Saskatchewan government is temporarily suspending eviction hearings as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. Starting March 26, the Office of Residential Tenancies (ORT)...


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Whitewood grapples with coronavirus

The Town of Whitewood, just like other municipalities in Saskatchewan, has been faced with making decisions for the health and safety of its residents during this uncertain ti...


One more probably case of Covid-19 in Manitoba

Public health officials advise on March 26 one additional probable case of COVID-19 has been identified in Manitoba, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed positive and pr...


Parents feeling effects of COVID-19

With school and daycare closures all across Canada due to COVID-19, it has put families in tough situations. Many of them are dealing with constant unknowns surrounding the...


Saskatchewan tables spending estimates

The Saskatchewan government tabled the 2020-21 spending estimates Wednesday, the spending plan is $14.15 billion, a 3.1 per cent increase from 2019-20. Due to the COVID-19 ...


Businesses feeling impact of COVID-19

The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce and its partners asked businesses in a survey about how they expect COVID-19 to impact them and received over 1,000 responses. “Busines...


Addition of Odgers brings strength to Wild

John Odgers knew at a young age he wanted to work in the world of professional hockey. After all, the 26-year-old native of Spy Hill, Sask., and son of NHL veteran Jeff Odg...


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