Saskatchewan

There won't be a lot of these during the May long weekend as a campfire ban has been put in place. flickr photo by Doug Beckers
There won't be a lot of these during the May long weekend as a campfire ban has been put in place. flickr photo by Doug Beckers

Province issues fire ban

From paNOW
May 18, 2011 - 2:50am Updated: November 17, 2016 - 12:36pm

It’s not the news campers wanted to hear with the May long weekend approaching. The extreme fire hazard has now prompted a ban on open fires in Saskatchewan's northern forest.

HSAS president Cathy Dickson outside of the Saskatchewan Legislature on Tuesday. News Talk photo by Sabeen Ahmad
HSAS president Cathy Dickson outside of the Saskatchewan Legislature on Tuesday. News Talk photo by Sabeen Ahmad

Fewer health care workers allowed to strike as essential services list grows

From paNOW
May 18, 2011 - 12:06am Updated: November 17, 2016 - 12:36pm

A week in, the Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan (HSAS) rotating strike continued Tuesday in Regina outside of the Saskatchewan Legislature, even though fewer and fewer workers are being allowed to picket.

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