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Dorie’s House in Swift Current will be re-opening as a youth addictions treatment facility after an agreement was reached between the Saskatchewan Health Authority and Southwest Youth Emergency Shelter (SWYES). The agreement, announced on Monday morning, will result in Dorie’s House providing both inpatient and outpatient services for youth who are experiencing problematic substance...
The Swift Current Broncos made a deal on Thursday to acquire defenseman Daylan Weigel from the Regina Pats. The Broncos sent a fifth round pick in the 2021 WHL Bantam Draft in exchange for the 2003-born blueliner. The Warman native was originally drafted in the sixth round in 2018, 130th overall,...
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Saskatchewan Medical AssociationThe provincial government’s Immunization Delivery Plan unveiled this week fails to give the protections all physicians and health-care workers need to care for their patients, whether they have COVID-19 or not, and does not provide reassurance to patients that the health-care system is safe, according to Dr. Barb Konstantynowicz, president of the Saskatchewan Medical Association...
Liam continues reign as most popular boys baby name in Saskatchewan; Olivia has been the top girls name for the past six yearsSouthwest Booster Staff -
For the 11th year in a row Liam is the most popular name for baby boys born in Saskatchewan.eHealth Saskatchewan recently released the most popular baby name list for 2020.There were 12,044 births across Saskatchewan in 2020, which is down significantly from 14,668 births in 2019 and the 15,411 births in 2018. In the Cypress Health Region...
The U18 AAA seasons for the Swift Current Innovation Credit Union Wildcats and Home Hardware Legionnaires appear to be over. The Saskatchewan Female U18 AAA Hockey League and Saskatchewan Male U18 AAA Hockey League announced on Thursday that the 2020-21 season would be postponed indefinitely, effectively immediately. “Due to the ongoing...
The Western Hockey League remains committed to play hockey this season, despite numerous setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The WHL has pushed back the start of the season on four occasions already. The WHL released the following statement on January 8: The Western Hockey League announced today the WHL Board...
Braydon Coburn will join his fourth National Hockey League team. Months after winning the Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Shaunavon native was traded to the Ottawa Senators. Coburn was dealt to Ottawa along with Cedric Paquette and a 2022 NHL Draft second round pick. The Lightning received Anders Nilsson Marian Gaborik...
The Swift Current Broncos added some size and experience to their blueline on Thursday when they acquired Cayde Augustine from the Moose Jaw Warriors. The 6’2’’, 220-pound defenseman split time with the Kelowna Rockets and Warriors last season, finishing with two goals and eight assists in 38 games. The Broncos sent...
Swift Current Christian Taekwondo raises over $18,000 to battle domestic violence and human traffickingSouthwest Booster Staff -
Swift Current Christian Taekwondo held its annual fundraiser - Breaking Boards for Freedom presented by Alpine Dental (formerly Breaking Boards, Breaking Chains) - on November 28, 2020, and raised over $18,000 for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. “The support shown by our students and our surrounding communities blew me away,” said Head...
In a move that came as little surprise, the Western Hockey League announced a fourth delay to the start of the 2020-21 regular season on Tuesday. After two tentative delays to the start of the regular season due to COVID-19, the WHL had announced a firm starting date of January 8 back in mid-October.
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