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Wednesday, April 8, 2020
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Saskatchewan residents are facing a series of new measures in response to Covid-19, including enforceable mandatory self-isolation as well as reducing public gatherings of no more than 25 people. The full provincial release is as follows: The Chief Medical Health Officer is updating the public health order under The Public Health...
The provincial government has unveiled a financial support plan to assist businesses and employees impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The provincial announcement made on Friday afternoon is as follows: Today, Premier Scott Moe announced a significant financial support plan for Saskatchewan employers and employees hit by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government of Saskatchewan is re-purposing child care facilities in schools to provide child care services to support staff in health care and other employees who are delivering services related to the pandemic response, beginning Monday, March 23. The child care centres in schools have been closed to existing clients as of March 20....
The Swift Current Municipal Detachment released the following information today: It has been decided that Swift Current Municipal Detachment will lock public access doors. We are not shutting down public services, simply controlling access into detachments for the safety of our employees and the public. The attached poster with detachment contact information has...
The Saskatchewan government’s 2020-21 budget will be spending $14.15 billion, an increase of 3.1 per cent from a year ago, but the full picture as to how they will pay for it will be announced later. Finance Minister Donna Harpauer unveiled the spending details of the 2020-21 budget in the legislature this afternoon, however Saskatchewan and Canada’s rapidly changing economic...
The following update from the province was released this afternoon in regards to the Covid-19 pandemic impacting Saskatchewan. The Government of Saskatchewan today declared a provincial State of Emergency, giving the government broad powers to address the COVID-19 pandemic.  This includes measures like the ability to limit travel to or from a community or region of the...
The Internet and social media can be a daunting place during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic that has begun to impact Saskatchewan. But a group of concerned citizens in Swift Current recently started a Facebook group aimed at helping those in need in their hometown. “This is a public community-building group for people in...
On March 15 2020, the Swift Current Rural RCMP detachment, the Gull Lake Fire Department and EMS from Gull Lake responded to a structure fire at a rural property northeast of Gull Lake. Upon arrival, a farm residence was fully engulfed in flames and had started to collapse. The building could not be entered...
The Swift Current Branch Library will be closed effective March 17, 2020 in order to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. All late fees on borrowed library material will be waived until at least April 31, 2020. Please keep your library material until we reopen. Branch staff will be...
The City of Swift Current today announced that it will be closing all City-operated public recreation/leisure facilities as of Thursday, March 19 at the latest, until further notice, in order to prevent the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus in the community and to protect vulnerable citizens. In addition, all public lessons and programs that are held...

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