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Former Swift Current Broncos netminder Joel Hofer was named a Western Hockey League all-star on Monday. The Winnipeg native was named to the Western Conference Second All-Star Team after a standout season with the Portland Winterhawks. The 6’5’’ St. Louis Blues prospects tied for the WHL lead with 34 wins. He added a 2.49...
Swift Current’s summer launching Frontier Days celebration has been cancelled for 2020. In a press release on Monday morning, the Swift Current Agricultural and Exhibition confirmed Frontier Days 2020 and the accompanying Canadian Cowboys’ Association Rodeo have been cancelled. The 82nd annual Frontier Days had been scheduled for June 24 to 27.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Government of Canada team up to launch Canadian Business Resilience Network to help businesses get through COVID-19Southwest Booster Staff -
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has established the Canadian Business Resilience Network (CBRN) in partnership with the Government of Canada to help the business community prepare, persevere and, ultimately, prosper in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CBRN is a coordinated, business-led, inclusive campaign that will focus on providing businesses the tools they...
The COVID-19 pandemic has cancelled many sports leagues already and now the Western Canadian Baseball League is being forced to deal with the realities of the escalating situation. The collegiate league, which relies heavily on American players, announced a series of dates for the format of the 2020 season. After a Board...
The City of Swift Current Community Services Division is hoping to help promote mental and physical well-being. With schools closed and many people working remotely, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that most of us are spending a significant amount of time indoors these days. Just like there are measures we can take to...
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The Coast Swift Current hotel is temporarily closing their doors effective Monday, March 30 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a news release, Coast Swift Current hotel noted they are making the proactive decision in the interest of their guests, staff and community. And while the hotel will be closed to guests,...
Saskatchewan’s family physicians have a simple message for residents of the province: Stay home and save lives. “Abiding by the public health guidelines on physical distancing will do more than anything else to assist family physicians as they deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as their regular patients who still need to come...
As of March 25, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has 14 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 86 confirmed cases. • Four cases are as a result of local transmission. The rest are travel-related. • There are currently four hospitalizations related to COVID-19. • Four are 19 years of age and under, 69...
Council to meet Friday to explore financial relief options for Swift Current residents and businessesSouthwest Booster Staff -
The City of Swift Current would like to advise residents and businesses in our community of significant updates from both the Government of Saskatchewan and the Government of Canada that were announced today. The Government of Saskatchewan this afternoon released a list of allowable business services that are permitted to continue to operate as...
The Swift Current Broncos were awarded the first pick in the 2020 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft at the WHL Bantam Draft lottery on Wednesday morning. The Regina Pats will make the first overall selection after acquiring the pick from the Lethbridge Hurricanes. After finishing last in the Western Hockey League this season,...
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