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The unemployment rose from May to June in 2017, going from 6.3 per cent to 6.5 per cent.
The unemployment rose from May to June in 2017, going from 6.3 per cent to 6.5 per cent. file photo/CJME News Staff

Unemployment up in Sask. as national rate drops

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
July 7, 2017 - 3:05pm

According to recent Statistics Canada numbers, more people were unemployed in June than in May.

The unemployment rate in Saskatchewan increased to 6.5 per cent in June. The previous month, it was sitting at 6.3 per cent.

Dr. Ata Stationwala (centre) and NDP health critic Danielle Chartier (right) speak to media on June 15, 2017, asking the government to reverse funding cuts to podiatry services.
Dr. Ata Stationwala (centre) and NDP health critic Danielle Chartier (right) speak to media on June 15, 2017, asking the government to reverse funding cuts to podiatry services. Britton Gray/CJME News Staff

Podiatry funding cuts could lead to amputations: NDP

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
June 16, 2017 - 10:42am

Saskatchewan's NDP and podiatrists have called on the government to reverse another one of its decisions to cut funding.

The government is cutting $1.2 million in funding to podiatry services across the province.

Albert Brown, Highways and Infrastructure Minister David Marit, MLA Warren Steinley and Diana Lumbala kick off construction season with a safety event on May 18.
Albert Brown, Highways and Infrastructure Minister David Marit, MLA Warren Steinley and Diana Lumbala kick off construction season with a safety event on May 18. Britton Gray/CJME News Staff

'It's scary:' new flag people prepared for highway dangers

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
May 19, 2017 - 3:52pm

This year is Albert Brown's first summer working as a highway flag person.

He took the job as a way to make extra money before returning to Medicine Hat for schooling.

He realized right from the beginning how dangerous the job may be.

Erica Honoway's son Lincoln (centre) was diagnosed with aplastic anemia in 2016 and blood donations helped keep him alive waiting for a bone marrow transplant.
Erica Honoway's son Lincoln (centre) was diagnosed with aplastic anemia in 2016 and blood donations helped keep him alive waiting for a bone marrow transplant. BRITTON GRAY/980 CJME

Sask. moms encouraged to give the gift of life this May

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
May 14, 2017 - 12:49pm

“It was scary as heck.”

That's how Erica Honoway described the moments after her four-year-old son Lincoln was diagnosed with aplastic anemia when he was three.

The condition is a deficiency of all types of blood cells caused by a bone marrow development failure.

Provincial Fire Commissioner Duane McKay says two people have been sent to Ont. and four sand bagging machines have been sent to B.C. on May 10, 2017.
Provincial Fire Commissioner Duane McKay says two people have been sent to Ont. and four sand bagging machines have been sent to B.C. on May 10, 2017. Britton Gray/CJME News Staff

Saskatchewan sends people, equipment to flood ravaged areas

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
May 10, 2017 - 6:04pm

As major flooding continues to wreak havoc on the east and west coasts of Canada, Saskatchewan is offering support.

The province will be sending equipment and people to help fight the floods in Ontario and B.C.

STARS celebrated five years of being in Saskatchewan on April 24.
STARS celebrated five years of being in Saskatchewan on April 24. Britton Gray/CJME News Staff

5 years of STARS; patients recall experiences

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
April 25, 2017 - 7:27am

When emergency strikes, every second counts.

STARS Air Ambulance has been able to ensure people receive the medical attention needed to save their lives for five years within Saskatchewan.

The emergency rescue service celebrated its anniversary on Monday.

A small number of seats in new mosaic stadium will have railing partially blocking the sightlines of fans in new Mosaic Stadium.
A small number of seats in new mosaic stadium will have railing partially blocking the sightlines of fans in new Mosaic Stadium. file photo/CJME News Staff

Rider season ticket holders could receive discount or change seats if view obstructed

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
April 4, 2017 - 5:48pm

While it's quite the spectacle to look at from the outside, some fans might have some trouble looking onto the field inside.

A small amount of seats inside new Mosaic Stadium will have to deal with stairway railings partially obstructing their view.

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