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Workers suffering psychological injuries such as PTSD will no longer have to prove that it occurred on the job.
Workers suffering psychological injuries such as PTSD will no longer have to prove that it occurred on the job. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Saskatchewan changes law to help workers with psychological injuries, PTSD

By Canadian Press
October 26, 2016 - 11:56am

REGINA - Saskatchewan workers suffering psychological injuries such as post-traumatic stress disorder won't have to prove that it occurred on the job.

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said his government will be looking into ways to reduce drunk driving in the province when the Legislature reconvenes next month.
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said his government will be looking into ways to reduce drunk driving in the province when the Legislature reconvenes next month. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sask. Premier asks for ideas to curb drunk driving

By Canadian Press
September 12, 2016 - 12:11pm

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is calling on his ministers to come up with suggestions for tackling the province's high drinking and driving rates when the legislature reconvenes next month.

Cameco issued an alert to employees after a contractor was mauled by a wolf at its Cigar Lake mine on Monday.
Cameco issued an alert to employees after a contractor was mauled by a wolf at its Cigar Lake mine on Monday. submitted photo/Wikipedia

Contractor mauled by wolf at Cigar Lake mine

By Canadian Press
August 30, 2016 - 1:35pm

A mining company says a contractor at one of its sites in northern Saskatchewan is in hospital after he was mauled by a wolf.

Cameco says the 26-year-old victim was on his lunch break at the Cigar Lake uranium mine early Monday morning when the wolf made the unprovoked attack.

Corey O'Soup signs his contract as the province's new child advocate Aug. 4, 2016, with Speaker Corey Tochor looking on.
Corey O'Soup signs his contract as the province's new child advocate Aug. 4, 2016, with Speaker Corey Tochor looking on. Canadian Press

First indigenous child advocate named in Sask.

By Canadian Press
August 4, 2016 - 4:39pm

The man who was the government of Saskatchewan's incident commander after a deadly shooting at a northern school is the province's new children's advocate.
 
Corey O'Soup will start in the post in November and is the first indigenous child advocate ever in the province
 

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Police report 'multiple injuries' in house explosion in Mississauga, Ont.

By Canadian Press
June 28, 2016 - 4:39pm

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police say there were "multiple injuries" and fire officials say there's an unconfirmed report of one death in a house explosion Tuesday afternoon west of Toronto in Mississauga, Ont.

Peel Regional Police say the extent of the injuries isn't known.

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