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Saskatoon MP said he's concerned that Lyme disease could be on the rise in Saskatchewan.

Saskatoon MP concerned over Lyme disease

By Chris Carr June 14, 2017 - 11:37am Updated: June 14, 2017 - 11:45am

A Saskatchewan MP says the federal government needs to start taking Lyme disease more seriously.   Saskatoon-Grasswoods MP Kevin Waugh said he has been hearing from sufferers...

Blacklegged ticks, or deer ticks, are the main carriers of Borrelia bacteria, which causes Lyme disease.

Saskatoon man shares terrifying ordeal with Lyme disease

By Chris Carr June 7, 2017 - 4:49pm Updated: June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm

Triant Stuart believes he contracted Lyme disease after being bitten by a tick at a Saskatoon golf course.

The first symptoms started appearing in 2015, but it would be...

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools said the elimination of the aboriginal student retention worker program is a result of belt tightening in the last provincial budget.

Sask. mom concerned over cuts for vulnerable students

By Chris Carr May 26, 2017 - 3:13pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 3:15pm

A mother of four is cautioning against cuts to a program supporting some of Saskatoon's most vulnerable students. 

The aboriginal student retention worker program,...

Saskatoon fire crews battled a fast-moving grass fire near Valley Road on April 12, 2016.

Carelessly tossed cigarettes keep Sask. fire crews busy

By Chris Carr May 4, 2017 - 2:44pm Updated: May 4, 2017 - 2:45pm

For many parts of rural Saskatchewan, an early snowfall in 2016 has led to a heightened risk of grass fires this spring.

Chief Mike Given with the Delisle Fire...

The city says temperatures are surging before Saskatoon's mosquito numbers have the chance to do the same.

'Perfect weekend:' Mosquitoes at bay as warm weather shines

By Chris Carr May 3, 2017 - 2:40pm Updated: May 3, 2017 - 2:45pm

It's shaping up to be one of those rare occasions when people can enjoy the warm weather without having to layer on bug spray.

Jeff Boone, pest management supervisor...

Environment Canada issued an advisory late Tuesday morning, warning of the potential of funnel clouds in the western part of the province.

1st Sask. funnel cloud advisory strikes early

By Chris Carr May 2, 2017 - 1:43pm Updated: May 2, 2017 - 2:00pm

We're barely into the month of May and already we're watching for funnel clouds.

Environment Canada issued a special weather advisory just before noon on Tuesday,...

Tom Fortosky, spokesperson for the Saskatchewan Catholic School Boards Association, met with media in Saskatoon Friday to talk about plans to appeal a recent court decision that will impact their funding.

Sask. Catholic schools to appeal funding decision

By Chris Carr April 28, 2017 - 8:56pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 9:00pm

The province's eight Catholic school boards are unanimously endorsing a move to appeal a recent court decision, known as the Theodore case.  

The judge ruled the...

Andrew Scheer said conservatives need a leader who can unify the party, someone who can articulate a positive message for the next election.

Party may be better off with O'Leary out: Scheer

By Chris Carr April 27, 2017 - 4:28pm Updated: April 27, 2017 - 4:30pm

With Kevin O'Leary out, Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer now shares the field with 12 other candidates in a race to become the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada....

Sask. forest product companies are looking at how they will have to adjust to new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber.

Tariffs mean uncertainty for Sask. forestry industry

By Chris Carr April 26, 2017 - 4:48pm Updated: April 26, 2017 - 5:00pm

New tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber heading south of the border has some worried it could cause job losses in Saskatchewan.

Duties as high as 24 per cent were...

Forestry remains an important industry in northern Saskatchewan, where it is the second most important economic driver.

Sask. economic 'bright spot' hit with new tariff

By Chris Carr April 25, 2017 - 4:51pm Updated: April 26, 2017 - 6:45am

Quebec and B.C. will be hit the hardest by new duties imposed on the Canadian softwood lumber bound for the U.S. – but they won't be the only ones.

On Tuesday, the Trump...

Saskatoon's Bus Stop Refreshments is now open for another season, serving ice-cream, floats and their famous Riverbank Franks.

Downtown Saskatoon's Bus Stop Refreshments opens for season

By Chris Carr April 12, 2017 - 4:05pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 4:15pm

Saskatoon's original food truck is back open for business.

Bus Stop Refreshments, permanently parked across the street from the Delta Bessborough, turned on its red and...

he annual pelican watch program is among the cuts as the Meewasin Valley Authority deals with fewer dollars from the provincial government.

Pelican watch program among cuts at Meewasin Valley

By Chris Carr April 11, 2017 - 5:02pm Updated: April 11, 2017 - 5:15pm

The recent provincial budget is putting pressure on the Meewasin Valley Authority.

The province cut $409,000 from the MVA, which amounts to a 17 per cent reduction in...

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