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Elora: uncertainty looms in a tourist town

ELORA – The village normally bustling with activity from tourists and locals was quiet after the province mandated restaurants and bars to close their doors to the public on Tuesday.

Many Saskatchewan court cases adjourned for more than 10 weeks due to COVID-19

People showing up in North Battleford Provincial Court March 19 were told by security staff they weren’t required to attend today and to return in about 10 weeks. In response to COVID-19, Saskatchewan Courts have reduced court operations.
Some details on how to access federal financial help if affected by COVID-19

Some details on how to access federal financial help if affected by COVID-19

OTTAWA — The federal government is rolling out $27 billion in new spending and $55 billion in credit to help families and businesses get past the COVID-19 pandemic, which has reduced consumer spending, interrupted work life and caused financial pain.
Provinces urged to end newcomer waits for public health insurance amid pandemic

Provinces urged to end newcomer waits for public health insurance amid pandemic

TORONTO — Hundreds of doctors, nurses and activists are calling on provincial governments to ensure immediate access to free health care for new arrivals in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

An Enjoyable Evening at St. Michael’s, Lepine

February 29 only comes by every four years and Mother Nature decided to make it memorable. For the organizers of the Pyrogy Supper and Kaiser Tournament that was scheduled for that evening at the St.

Budget estimates show increases for healthcare and capital spending

Finance Minister Donna Harpauer presented the province’s budget estimates on Wednesday in lieu of a full budget. It showed a 3.1 per cent increase to spending, and 3.8 per cent raise for health services.

Co-op’s Fuel Up to Win is Back

For an eighth year, Co-op members and customers in western Canada can collect game tickets for a chance to win nine different prizes including a $100,000 grand prize.

Bad Weather Didn’t Stop Tway Snowmobile Rally

Saturday March 7, 2020, the Tway Sno-Snakes held their annual snowmobile rally. While the weather last year for the rally was bitterly cold, this year was just ugly.

Rosthern Winterfest Goes Despite Weather

Saturday March 7 dawned a bit breezy, but the storm that was forecast had not yet materialized and the 9th Annual Rosthern Winterfest began as planned.

COVID-19

While the world is facing a new virus, there is appearing in North America two vastly different mindsets.