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SEIU West president Barbara Cape said employees are concerned how wage rollbacks and potential layoffs will affect the standard of care.
SEIU West president Barbara Cape said employees are concerned how wage rollbacks and potential layoffs will affect the standard of care. file photo/CJME News Staff

'Timing was poor:' Union braces for possible wage rollbacks, layoffs

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
January 4, 2017 - 8:54am

SEIU West is concerned about the possibility of its members facing wage rollbacks, or possibly layoffs, as the provincial government tackles a $1 billion deficit.

Team Canada's Connor Ingram stops Czech Republic's Adam Musil during second period World Junior hockey exhibition action Wednesday, December 14, 2016 in Boisbriand, Que.
Team Canada's Connor Ingram stops Czech Republic's Adam Musil during second period World Junior hockey exhibition action Wednesday, December 14, 2016 in Boisbriand, Que. Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press

Coach, goalie from Imperial, Sask. on World Juniors team

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
December 22, 2016 - 5:35pm

Only two members of this year's Canadian World Juniors team are from Saskatchewan, and both hail from the same town of about 350 people.

Both assistant coach Kris Knoblauch and goaltender Connor Ingram are from Imperial, Sask., a town located about 139 kilometres northwest of Regina.

Some cattle farmers at Agribition are saying they support Brad Wall's tweet towards A&W.
Some cattle farmers at Agribition are saying they support Brad Wall's tweet towards A&W. Britton Gray/CJME News Staff

Sask. cattle farmers support premier's A&W tweet

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
November 25, 2016 - 10:13am

Cattle farmers are showing their support for the premier and his beef with A&W.

A&W advertises that their burgers only use beef that is raised without the use hormones and steroids, which some farmers are calling misleading.

General manager Kim Blevins announces the lineup and new name for the 2017 Craven music festival on Oct. 27, 2016.
General manager Kim Blevins announces the lineup and new name for the 2017 Craven music festival on Oct. 27, 2016. Britton Gray/CJME News Staff

Headliners announced as Craven Country Jamboree gets new name

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
October 28, 2016 - 11:22am

Craven Country Jamboree is getting a new name – and some big headliners – for 2017.

The rebrand was announced Thursday in Regina, along with the lineup for next year’s music festival in Craven.

The Sask. Heavy Construction Association is concerned about the timing of the carbon tax.
The Sask. Heavy Construction Association is concerned about the timing of the carbon tax. file photo/CJME News Staff

Sask. Heavy Construction Association against carbon tax

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
October 20, 2016 - 7:29am

The heavy construction industry has voiced their opposition to the liberal government’s planned carbon tax.

The tax was announced earlier this month and has received criticism from the Saskatchewan government.

Kalvin Jones (left) and Darryl Morin (right) received bronze medals for bravery from Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield on Oct. 17, 2016.
Kalvin Jones (left) and Darryl Morin (right) received bronze medals for bravery from Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield on Oct. 17, 2016. Britton Gray/CJME News Staff

2 first responders to La Loche school shooting receive medals for bravery

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
October 18, 2016 - 6:41am

Twenty-three people were given awards for bravery, including the two first responders to the school shooting in La Loche, Sask.

Jack, a pit bull from Montreal, was taken in by Prairie Sky Dog Rescue in Regina to be fostered before adoption.
Jack, a pit bull from Montreal, was taken in by Prairie Sky Dog Rescue in Regina to be fostered before adoption. Facebook/Prairie Sky Dog Rescue

More pit bulls brought to Sask. following Montreal breed ban

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
October 3, 2016 - 10:45am

More pit bulls have been coming to Saskatchewan through rescue groups since Montreal announced a breed ban last week.

The city called for the bylaw, which goes into effect Monday, after a 55-year-old woman was killed by a dog police described as a pit bull.

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