Month: November 2016

Advocate to play Santa in Martensville youth initiative

Saskatchewan’s new Advocate for Children and Youth is participating in a Martensville youth initiative. The United Youth Christmas Campaign is collecting items for less fortunate children and youth. The group is gathering cash, non-perishable food items, mittens, toiletries, colouring books,…

Collisions way down at hazardous intersection

Following a horrific collision on January 3 that claimed a family of four, the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure (MHI) began to look more closely at addressing safety concerns at the high-collision intersection of Highway 11 and Wanuskewin Road. The…

Provincial rink grant cut will impact communities

The suspension of the provincial Community Rink Affordability Grant (CRAG) program has come as a bit of a surprise to municipalities that were relying on those funds to subsidize operations or upgrades to indoor rink facilities. “It will make it…

Province announces increase in property tax percentage of value for 2017 Revaluation

Government Relations Minister Donna Harpauer announced on November 28 that the percentages of value (POV) that will be applied in the province-wide 2017 revaluation for property taxes. Changes to POV impact the tax level among property classes. POV are used…

Water rescue team deployed at Clarkboro Ferry crossing

A water rescue team from Warman was called out to the Clarkboro Ferry crossing on Monday, November 28 after a report was received of a submerged vehicle in the South Saskatchewan River. The vehicle did not have any occupants inside.…

Dalmeny Sabres win in shootout

The Dalmeny Sabres came from behind to beat the visiting Warman Wildcats 5-4 in an overtime shootout on Sunday, November 27. With the win, the Sabres improved their record to 3-4-1 and moved up to fourth place in the Twin…

Crown boards reach gender parity

Saskatchewan CIC Crown sector board membership has achieved 53 per cent aggregate representation of women in director positions, up from 44 per cent earlier this year.  All CIC Crown corporation boards now have 50 per cent women, or more. In…