Authors Posts by Michael Joel-Hansen

Michael Joel-Hansen

Michael Joel-Hansen

A month of moustaches

Moose Jaw EMS raises $1,400 for Movember November has come to a close and with it, the end of the Movember fundraising campaign. The fundraiser, which is supported by the Movember Foundation, is a national campaign where men grow moustaches and get pledges to support men’s...

Expanding access to the third R

More electronics to be accepted for recycling Saskatchewan residents will be able to recycle more of their old electronics come spring. In a media release sent out Wednesday, the government announced that SARCAN recycling centres will be accepting electronics such as scanners, floor standing printers, gaming...

Zero tolerance for drug impaired driving

Detection tools not available yet The Government of Saskatchewan announced Tuesday that there will be a zero tolerance policy for people who drive while impaired by drugs. Earl Cameron, executive vice president of Auto Fund, said the decision was made after the federal government passed new...

Powering the future

SaskPower provides update on renewable energy SaskPower says it is making progress on the renewable energy front. The Crown-owned power corporation has promised to generate 50 per cent of its energy from renewable sources by the year 2030. Right now, 25 per cent of the province’s...

Taking it to the streets

Executive director admits limitations of personal homelessness experiment, but values experience nonetheless The time of year is a busy one for most people, including organizations that help Moose Jaw’s less fortunate. Riverside Mission is gearing up to host its Christmas dinner and to send mail outs...

Merchants gather for Black Sunday

Variety of deals available This past weekend was Black Friday in the United States, where people took to the malls to find good deals and get their Christmas shopping done. Moose Jaw had a similar idea, as a number of merchants and shoppers converged on the...

Dancing for a cause

Group expects to raise $8,000 The studios at Dance Images by BJ were jumping this weekend. Students at the studio were dancing to raise money to make sure less fortunate kids also have the chance to take part in the arts. Mackenzie Walter is one of...

Federal government announces money for housing

Changes coming to Moose Jaw as a result remain unclear The federal government is planning to invest billions to combat homelessness in Canada. In a media release sent out Wednesday, the Liberal government committed $40 billion to a number of strategies over 10 years. The announcement...

Councillor speaks on province’s survey

Many unanswered questions remain with regards to forthcoming legislation Reactions are coming in from a number of quarters after the provincial government released the results of its survey on marijuana on Thursday. Specifically, the government asked how cannabis should be sold and regulated once it is...

Government looks to honour former premiers

Saskatchewan Polytechnic building being renamed The Government of Saskatchewan is undertaking a new policy when looking to honour former premiers. Governemnt buildings or landmarks not currently named can have a former premier’s name put on them. Speaking with the media about the new policy, Brad Wall...

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