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SaskEnergy warns leaks could occur

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Stretches of extreme cold followed by days where the temperature hovers around or above the freezing mark could create problems for the province's natural gas lines. "This . . .READ MORE

Province funds major science research at U of S

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The Government of Saskatchewan has committed $2.2 million to Compute Canada, a national organization that provides Saskatchewan’s research community with advanced research com. . .READ MORE

Notices about notices: CFIB's red tape awards

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Ahead of Red Tape Awareness Week 2018 (January 22-26) the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is presenting its annual Paperweight Awards —bestowing recognitio. . .READ MORE

Driver stopped going 170 on Trans-Canada

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RCMP in Manitoba stopped a driver going 177 km/h on the Trans-Canada Highway Tuesday. At 3:53pm yesterday on Highway 1, just east of Brandon, RCMP Westman Traffic Services . . .READ MORE

Attempted Child Luring in Wadena

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On January 15, 2018 between 6:30 and 6:45 p.m. a female youth exited a hall on the 200 block of Main Street in Wadena and was approached by a lone male in a van. The male told the girl to ‘get in the vehicle,’ and she turned and ran back into the hall. The incident was reported to RCMP the morning of January 16, 2018. RCMP are seeking any inform. . .

Feds to impose carbon tax

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Despite the objections of Saskatchewan and some other provinces, every Canadian province will soon see some form of carbon tax trickling through its economy as the federal government pushed ahead with detailed plans for a country-wide carbon price on Monday. Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna and Finance Minister Bill Morn. . .

Innovation Saskatchewan program sparks collaboration

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Five winning projects have been selected from the province’s first SPARK Night, a networking and match-making type program for researchers, which took place in November 2017. Each project will receive $5,000 in seed grants for preliminary research work. SPARK Night was created to help increase collaboration across research institutes which are. . .

Archives exhibit at Government House

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The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan is launching its newest exhibit Artful Conceptions: Architectural Drawings at the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan. Government House in Regina will host the exhibit. The exhibit showcases reproductions of presentation drawings by architectural firms created in response to government and private commiss. . .

Town council to decide February 14: Moosomin selected for a Cannabis outlet

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Moosomin is among the 40 communities eligible for Cannabis outlets in Saskatchewan, the provincial government announced Monday. Moosomin town council will decide whether to allow a Cannabis outlet at a meeting on Feburary 14. Moosomin, Esterhazy, Yorkton, Melville, Fort Qu’Appelle, Estevan and Weyburn are the communities in southeast Saskatc. . .

Arrests made on wire theft, meth possession

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On the morning of January 11, 2018 Fillmore RCMP received a complaint of a Break and Enter to a business in Stoughton. A large amount of copper wire was stolen from that location. Fillmore RCMP received a second complaint later in the day, in which rolls of copper wire had been located at a rural property near Stoughton. While offic. . .

Saskatchewan ICE lays child pornography charges

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The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit has charged a man from Regina, Saskatchewan with three child pornography related offences. Paul Hector WILSON, age 63, has been charged with the following: · Possession of Child Pornography – Sec.163.1(4) CC · Making Child Pornography – Sec. 163.1 (2) CC · Accessing Written Child Pornography –. . .

Icy conditions overwhelm Regina hospitals

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Icy conditions in Regina and area led to Regina emergency rooms being overwhelmed with patients, and emergency othopedic surgeries cancelling other surgeries. The EMS service was so busy that Moosomin's Hutch Ambulance took some calls in Regina as an ambulance from Moosomin was waiting to transport a patient to Moosomin. "We had transported a. . .

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