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Karyn’s story: One woman’s story of how she survived the ’60s Scoop, Residential School, and the Prison for Women in Kingston, and finally found her freedom

[ • By Donna Beutler]
Evenings were always the hardest. Karyn (not her real name) spent her evenings swinging on the outdoor swings near the residential school she had been taken to, wishing an. . .READ MORE

Scott Moe targets 1.5M population by 2030

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Saskatchewan Party Leadership Candidate Scott Moe announced his plan to continue the unprecedented growth Saskatchewan has experienced over the last decade. Under this plan, S. . .READ MORE

Government saving money by renting vehicles

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Significant savings, increased convenience and positive customer feedback have resulted in the province-wide expansion of the Government of Saskatchewan’s use of short-term ve. . .READ MORE

Caring Communities: Online auction planned for families in need

[ • By Kevin Weedmark]
An online auction will take place next week—November 20 to 25—to raise money for families in need through Caring Communities. “We’ve been working with local families around. . .READ MORE

Collection this week for Operation Christmas Child

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

This is the week to return your shoebox for Operation Christmas Child. If you haven’t picked up a shoebox to fill for needy children, there’s still time to pick up a box, fill it with items and return it to be shipped on to needy children in developing countries. Shoeboxes can be picked up at Moosomin Baptist Church, Celebration Ford, Your Do. . .

Hamiota teacher charged with Sexual Exploitation

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On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at approximately 6:10 pm, officers from the Shoal Lake RCMP Detachment received a report that a female attending Hamiota Collegiate had received inappropriate text messages from a male teacher at the school. Officers met with the victim and conducted an investigation. Based on the information obtained, RCMP have a. . .

31 other prizes offered: Local businesses giving away $15,000

[ • BY The World-Spectator]

Local businesses are getting together to give away $15,000 to reward one lucky shopper for shopping locally this Christmas season. The draw will be made on Dec. 20 and the winner will get the good news just before Christmas. There are also 31 other prizes valued at more than $5,000 in total to be given away in the World-Spectator’s 2017 Chri. . .

Steven Bonk on trade mission to India

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Saskatchewan’s Economy Minister Steven Bonk will be in India during the coming week to strengthen the province’s trade links with one of Asia’s largest markets and one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Bonk’s trip, which takes place from November 11–17, involves meetings with a comprehensive range of Indian business interests either. . .

Brad Wall says Governor General denigrating people of faith

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Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says Gov. Gen. Julie Payette should avoid denigrating faiths that believe in a creator. Wall says in a letter to Payette that he's concerned about her recent comments that some say mocked the religious beliefs of millions of Canadians. The premier says in the letter that Payette is well qualified to serve as Gov. . .

No charges laid in fatal dog attack at Riceton

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The RCMP has concluded its investigation into the Riceton fatal dog attack. Based on the results of the investigation that was completed this week, there will be no charges laid. Milestone RCMP assisted the Coroner’s Office as this sudden death is considered a Coroner’s Act file. During this investigation Milestone RCMP consulted with th. . .

$15,000 Christmas Giveaway just around the corner

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We're getting excited about our 2017 Christmas Giveaway! We're getting the materials out to participating businesses this week, and will start promoting the draw after Remembrance Day. Thanks to all those business participating this year. Starting next week, you can enter to win $15,000 to spend at participating businesses, or many other priz. . .

‘Into the Woods’ coming up this weekend

[ • BY Kara Kinna]

Tickets still available for all four performances Creative Vision’s fourth production—Into the Woods—will be performed this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and the excitement in the final week leading up to the play is ramping up among the cast and the crew. There are still tickets available for all four performances—Friday night, Saturda. . .

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