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Cypress Health Region delivers ambulance services to 45,000 residents in 44,000 square kilometer area By CANDACE WOODSIDE, SOUTHWEST BOOSTER The Cypress Health Region is taking steps to implement several recommendations brought forward by Provincial Auditor Judy Ferguson in her 2016 Report-Volume 2, tabled on Thursday. The Region learned in the summer that the Province would be putting their ambulance response times under the microscope. The performance audit explored the Cypress Health Region’s ability to meet an ambulance...
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) recently released access-to-information documents showing the cost of developing government smartphone apps, with some downloaded fewer than a thousand times, and per-download costs as high as $112. “This should be a warning signal to the government that many of the apps it is creating are a terrible use of taxpayers’ money,” said CTF Federal Director Aaron Wudrick. For example, Parks Canada spent...
Student Leadership Council raises more than $2000 by Jammin’ 4 Kids Students from All Saints Catholic School managed to collect an impressive amount of money for the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan - a cheque worth more than $2000, which was presented to the Foundation on Friday by the Student Leadership Council (SLC). "A couple of weeks ago, we actually had...
The key word is “village” for Swift Current’s largest retirement living quarters. “This is their home, and we’re here to help them,” commented Riverview Village Estates co-manager, Diana Hanke of the vision for staff members. “Whatever that looks like for each individual family, that’s what we try and do because we are their arms and legs maybe, or we are their...

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