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Lyme disease is not prevalent in Saskatchewan nor is the type of tick that carries the disease.
Lyme disease is not prevalent in Saskatchewan nor is the type of tick that carries the disease. file photo/CJME News Staff

Little concern for lyme disease in Saskatchewan

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
June 12, 2017 - 5:10pm

There appears to be little alarm over Lyme disease in Saskatchewan, although that could change.

That's because it's rare to see the black-legged tick in the province, the one that causes Lyme disease.

But much like West Nile virus 15 years ago, that could change in the future.

The last STC bus arrived in Regina May 31, 2017. Greyhound currently serves Saskatoon and Regina.
The last STC bus arrived in Regina May 31, 2017. Greyhound currently serves Saskatoon and Regina. Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff

Greyhound Canada evaluating operations following STC closure

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
June 8, 2017 - 3:37pm

Greyhound Canada will not be expanding service in light of the closure of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC).

In a written statement the national bus company confirmed it will continue operations along the Trans-Canada and Yellowhead highways in the province.

Several companies want to take over STC routes after STC ceased passenger service on May 31, 2017.
Several companies want to take over STC routes after STC ceased passenger service on May 31, 2017. Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff

Public hearings to begin for those seeking STC routes

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
June 5, 2017 - 2:35pm

The Saskatchewan Highway Traffic Board (HTB) will begin public hearings Tuesday for the private companies that have applied to run passenger bus services in the province.

The hearings are being held because several notices of opposition have been filed to the applications. 

STC passenger service ends May 31. The company will dissolve by March 2018.
STC passenger service ends May 31. The company will dissolve by March 2018. Daniella Ponticelli/CKOM News Staff

The work begins to put the brakes on STC

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
May 29, 2017 - 10:13am

The brakes on Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) will be hit on Wednesday, the last day for passenger service. The provincial bus company has provided the service since 1946.

The government announced in the provincial budget this March that it would wind down the Crown.

The province needs 270 additional early childhood educators when all the new daycare centres open across Saskatchewan this fall.
The province needs 270 additional early childhood educators when all the new daycare centres open across Saskatchewan this fall. file photo/CJME News Staff

Province not concerned about possible daycare worker shortage

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
May 16, 2017 - 10:20am

It should be as easy as ABC as the government shows no concern about any looming shortage of daycare workers.

When all the new daycare centres across Saskatchewan open this fall, 270 additional early childhood educators are needed. 

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