Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 battle rages on despite national decline

While Canada’s COVID-19 fourth wave appears to be on a downward trend, the same can’t be said for Saskatchewan. Right now, new infections have hit a plateau, but growing pressure … Read More

Saskatchewan prepared to send critical COVID-19 patients to Ontario

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 13, 2021 3:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Spaces at Saskatchewan hospitals are so limited … Read More

Saskatchewan close to activating triage protocol

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 13, 2021 12:02 pm     Updated October 13, 2021 2:15 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

‘Extraordinary measures’ needed to fight COVID-19 in Alberta, Saskatchewan: CMA

The state of COVID-19 in Alberta and Saskatchewan is at a point where “extraordinary measures” are needed to calm the surges, the Canadian Medical Association says. In a news release … Read More

SHA activates next surge plan level due to escalating COVID-19 cases

The Saskatchewan Health Authority says it is moving to its next level of surge plans due to rapidly escalating COVID-19 pressures on hospitals in the province. The SHA’s Emergency Operations … Read More

COVID-19: Saskatchewan brings mandatory masks back, proof of vaccination coming Oct. 1

Premier Scott Moe says the decision of the unvaccinated population is driving the fourth wave of COVID-19 and Saskatchewan won’t wait any longer as it moves forward. Ahead of the … Read More

COVID-19: Mandatory indoor masking for Saskatchewan public indoor spaces Sept. 17

Premier Scott Moe says the decision of the unvaccinated is driving the fourth wave of COVID-19 and Saskatchewan won’t wait as it moves forward. Ahead of the COVID-19 briefing on … Read More

COVID-19: Mandatory masking for Saskatchewan public indoor spaces Sept. 17

Premier Scott Moe says the decision of the unvaccinated is driving the fourth wave of COVID-19 and Saskatchewan won’t wait any longer as it moves forward. Ahead of the COVID-19 … Read More

Sask. premier says CMHO deserves apology for racist remarks at health order protest

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the provincial chief medical health officer deserves an apology from the person who made degrading racist remarks at a rally opposing public health orders. Moe, … Read More

Racist comments against CMHO ‘beneath contempt,’ says Saskatchewan premier

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe is speaking out against the racist remarks degrading the provincial chief medical officer that were made by a speaker at a rally opposing public health orders. … Read More

Twist of fate: Prairie provinces become COVID-19 hot spot in pandemic’s second wave

The three Prairie provinces have become the epicentre of COVID-19‘s second wave in Canada — surpassing Ontario and Quebec, the two most populous provinces that were initially the hardest hit. … Read More

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe self-isolating after potential coronavirus exposure

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has gone into self-isolation after a potential exposure to the novel coronavirus. A government spokesperson said it happened on Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Prince Albert … Read More

First Indigenous NHLer, Fred Sasakamoose, hospitalized with presumed COVID-19

Fred Sasakamoose, who became the first Indigenous person to play in the NHL, is battling presumed COVID-19 in a Saskatchewan hospital, according to multiple reports on social media. His family … Read More

Saskatchewan brings in province-wide mask mandate, limits gatherings to 5

With coronavirus cases continuing to surge, Saskatchewan is expanding its mask mandate to cover the entire province and further restricting social gatherings, setting a new lower cap of five people. … Read More

Saskatchewan holding the line on prevention despite spike in coronavirus cases

Saskatchewan is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases unlike anything experienced since the coronavirus pandemic first began four months ago. On Monday, the reproductive rate of coronavirus (Rt) in Saskatchewan … Read More

Saskatchewan experts say COVID-19 myths cause for concern

This week, Saskatchewan recorded its highest jump in COVID-19 cases and the 16th death due to complications from the virus. Days earlier, protesters were in front of the provincial legislature … Read More

Many Saskatchewan First Nations residents are travelling hours to get coronavirus treatment

Wanda Wolverine Poorman’s daughter was infected with the novel coronavirus in April. According to Poorman, the health centre on the English River First Nation Patuanuk reserve could not provide adequate … Read More

After miscarrying alone, Saskatoon mother questions hospital visitor restrictions

Amber Fischer sat in a room full of people while she suffered a miscarriage, feeling completely alone. Cramping and bleeding, Fischer said she went to Saskatoon’s Royal University Hospital with … Read More

Return to the land: COVID-19 lockdown shows importance of food traditions in northwest Saskatchewan

Editor’s note: The COVID-19 outbreak in northwest Saskatchewan has exposed weaknesses in the region’s fragile food system. In this three-part series, Global News will share what some local leaders, businesses … Read More

COVID-19 lockdown shows importance of food traditions in northwest Saskatchewan

Editor’s note: The COVID-19 outbreak in northwest Saskatchewan has exposed weaknesses in the region’s fragile food system. In this three-part series, Global News will share what some local leaders, businesses … Read More

Family of 15 navigate in-home COVID-19 outbreak on Saskatchewan First Nation

The family watched uneasily as health-care workers in hazmat suits entered their home on their reserve in northern Saskatchewan. “A lot of the kids didn’t know what was going on,” … Read More

La Loche COVID-19 victim’s family warns others to take the disease seriously

Suzanne Sylvestre’s grandfather waved at her over FaceTime from his long-term care home in La Loche, Sask. She blew him a kiss and he caught it and held it to … Read More

New coronavirus modelling shows improved outlook for Saskatchewan

Posted April 28, 2020 3:16 pm Updated April 28, 2020 4:27 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Saskatchewan Health Authority … Read More

CFL player’s assocation seeks answers from league as COVID-19 shutdown continues

The Canadian Football League Players’ Association is asking for more cooperation from the league during the COVID-19 pandemic. CFLPA president and Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Solomon Elimimian said the CFL and … Read More

Saskatchewan to start reopening from the coronavirus pandemic on May 4

Saskatchewan will reopen its economy and services in five phases starting on May 4. Premier Scott Moe said Wednesday the coronavirus curve has flattened in the province and the reopening … Read More

CFL commissioner remains hopeful for football in 2020

As the weeks go by, and events in Canada continue to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ambrosie is still hopeful there will be football in 2020. But he also understands it’s out of his control.

3,075 coronavirus deaths forecast for Saskatchewan in low-range scenario: SHA

Modelling released by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) suggests 3,075 people could die in the province from the novel coronavirus in a low-range scenario. It’s one of three scenarios the … Read More

35 COVID-19 cases on First Nations: Indigenous Services Canada

ISC said it monitors and tracks information while protecting patient privacy and confidentiality. Additionally, provinces do not require Indigenous people to self-identify when being tested for COVID-19. For this reason, ISC cannot disclose the First Nations community with confirmed cases.

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan reports first COVID-19 deaths

The Saskatchewan government is reporting its first two deaths due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Both deaths happened in different parts of Saskatchewan, but officials have … Read More

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan athlete Brock Weston recounts falling ill with COVID-19

The possibility of having COVID-19 started to become real for Brock Weston as he drove home to Saskatchewan. The Wisconsin college student had had fever sweats the night before. A … Read More

Saskatchewan premier signs order enforcing measures protecting against spread of COVID-19

Additional cases of COVID-19 are prompting the Saskatchewan government to take serious action. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe signed an order on Friday pursuant to the provincial state of emergency — … Read More

University of Saskatchewan student launches COVID-19 tracker to graph coronavirus cases

Unable to find a centralized tracker for novel coronavirus cases, a Saskatoon teenager took matters into his own hands and launched COVID-19 Tracker Canada. Noah Little, 19, launched the website … Read More

Saskatchewan declares state of emergency as coronavirus concerns grow

The Saskatchewan government has declared a state of emergency as concerns grow over COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. With the declaration, the province now has more power … Read More

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