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Thursday, October 19, 2017
Authors Posts by Michael Joel-Hansen

Michael Joel-Hansen

Michael Joel-Hansen

Moose Jaw deals with outage aftermath

Business and organizations forced to cope After an overnight windstorm, residents of Moose Jaw and the surrounding area spent much of Wednesday recovering and picking up the pieces. SaskTel reported that many of their sites lost power as a result of the strong winds. Manager of...

Cystic Fibrosis fundraisers branching out

Around 125 people in Saskatchewan affected by the disease Kimberly Evans is looking to take her campaign to raise funds and awareness about a not-so-well-known illness to another level. Starting Tuesday, tickets go on sale for Celebrating Simple Life’s fundraising gala for cystic fibrosis. Tickets for...

Libraries across province ready to celebrate

Moose Jaw Public Library hoping to draw people back This week is a special one for the province’s libraries. Saskatchewan Library Week runs from Oct. 15-21 and libraries across the province will mark it in their own ways. Moose Jaw Public Library head librarian Gwen Fisher...

Crash Test Dummies drummer visiting high schools

Mitch Dorge hopes to help kids make better choices Mitch Dorge describes himself as one of the luckiest people in the world. The drummer for the Crash Test Dummies started playing when he was six years old and doesn’t appear to have stopped playing much since...

Free Rent

Local café offering free space for one year A business downtown is hoping to help another get off the ground. Mitsu Café and Sushi is offering the opportunity for an up-and-coming business to have a space on the city’s Main Street, rent-free for one year. “We want...

August strong month for Saskatchewan construction

Moose Jaw building permit numbers drop, but see value increase This August was a busy one for the province’s construction contractors. According to the provincial government, Saskatchewan had the second highest growth rate amongst all provinces when it came to money spent on construction. In Moose...

Minister of Agriculture heading off to Colorado

Trade issues loom large Saskatchewan’s Minister of Agriculture is heading south. Minister Lyle Stewart will be travelling to Denver, Colo., to meet with counterparts from the United States and Mexico for the Tri National Agriculture Accord talks. The talks will bring together representatives from the three...

A different battle

Leadership says progress being made Canada’s Armed Forces are hoping a new strategy will lead to more support for members of the military and veterans. In a media release sent out Thursday, the Ministry of Defence said the new strategy will work to overhaul communication, education,...

Sixties Scoop survivor speaks out

Money can’t give back childhood Kallie Wood speaks frankly when talking about the effects of the Sixties Scoop on Indigenous peoples and communities. “It was life altering, a shift of language, identity, family and culture, spirituality, at the hands of government policy,” she said. Wood is the...

Hope for the future

Eugene Arcand visits Saskatchewan Polytechnic with talk on residential schools Eugene Arcand pulls no punches when speaking about Canada’s residential school system. The 65-year-old spent 10 years in the system, first at St. Michael Indian Residential School in Duck Lake and then one year in Lebret....

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