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Local news for Saskatoon, SK continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | Regina Leader Post

Number of EI recipients in Sask. rose slightly in Feb.

The number of people receiving Employment Insurance benefits in Saskatchewan rose by 1.9 per cent in February, the second increase in three months, Statistics Canada reported Thursday.

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Yesterday | Edmonton Journal

Life & Times: Entrepreneur Doris Tan known for her dedication to beauty industry

Doris Tan at her second home in Okanagan Falls, B.C. The sheep farm and vineyard reminded her of her family's old orchard in China.

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Yesterday | Brandon Sun

Weekend Sun shines on Craig Miller

Originally from Saskatchewan, Craig Miller was the son of a railway man, so the family moved around frequently.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Train selfie: Man bonked in head in viral train selfie video, but is it real?

A train selfie - showing a previously unknown Canadian dude named Jared Michael - is blowing up on the Internet this week.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, North America, Canada, World News,

Star Phoenix

Downtown office vacancies jump

But Tom McClocklin, president and managing director of Colliers International Saskatchewan, said vacancy rates in that range are generally considered to be the point of equilibrium between supply and demand.

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Star Phoenix

Jansen project to cost less in 2014

BHP Billiton will spend about 25 per cent below its earlier guidance of $800 million during fiscal 2014 on the Jansen potash project east of Saskatoon, according to the world's largest mining company's operational review for the nine months ending March 31. "While the shafts are no longer expected to be completed in the previously defined time ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Brandon Sun

CWB acquires Prairie West Terminal

The CWB is charging ahead with its plan to have assets and business in place to be self-sufficient by August 2017 by acquiring a Saskatchewan elevator company.

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CBC News

Social media jacks up syphilis rate in Saskatoon: doctor

Recently, an outbreak of the Sexually Transmitted Infection in the city was declared, prompting the University of Saskatchewan to e-mail its students advising regular testing for STI's.

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CBC News

Social media jacks up syphilis rate in Saskatoon: doctor

Recently, an outbreak of the sexually transmitted infection in the city was declared, prompting the University of Saskatchewan to email its students advising regular testing for the disease.

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Related Topix: Canada, Human Sexuality

Star Phoenix

Federal Court of Appeal upholds landmark ruling on rights of Metis

A judge has committed a Saskatoon middle years teacher to stand trial on a charge of luring a child.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science, Gerry Ritz, North America, World News

Star Phoenix

Saskatchewan's Ukrainian community endures a time of worry and tumult

Saskatoon's deputy medical health officer is warning that social media and smartphone dating apps could be driving a syphilis outbreak in the city.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Gerry Ritz, Science, Motherhood, Family, North America, Canada, World News,

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Man kicked in head while doing a train selfiea speaks of experience

The man who was taking the "train selfie" but instead got kicked upside the head by the train's engineer spoke of the experience.

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CBC News

Community rallies to make sick boy's wish come true

Hudson holds one of the thousands of bottles strangers have donated to fund the boy's wish trip to England.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

SIAST honours aboriginal student success

Keynote speaker Colleen Charles delivers her address to students at the 2014 Aboriginal Honour Ceremony hosted by the SIAST Aboriginal Student Achievement Plan and the SIAST Woodland Campus Aboriginal Activity Centre.

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CBC News

Children's Hospital design on hold, may be too small: Health Minister

The Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan is being built in Saskatoon next to the Royal University Hospital.

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Brandon Sun

Design for Saskatchewan kids hospital on pause because it may be too small

Health Minister Dustin Duncan says the design of the new Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan is on pause because it might be too small.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Knife Control? Canadian Crimes Trigger Fretting Over Blades.

To their credit, though, many people seem to realize that restrictions on sharp things may be even less enforceable than eternally pointless gun controls.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Guns,

Prince Albert Daily Herald

P.A. native receives Alberta judicial appointment

Originally from Prince Albert, lawyer Debbie Yungwirth has been appointed a justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

CWB not going quietly into the night

The demise of the Canadian Wheat Board forecast by its biggest supporters if single-desk selling powers were to be striped away seems to have been a bit overly dramatic.

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Star Phoenix

Escapee detained after five-hour standoff

RCMP officials say Nigel Wright, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, won't face criminal charges in connection with the ongoing Senate expenses scandal.

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