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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...
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,...
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...

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