Sarah Mills

The province hopes the board of the new health authority will be in place by fall 2017.

Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region supports province's move to single authority

By Sarah Mills January 19, 2017 - 2:34pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 2:34pm

The board of the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region has passed a motion to support the province's move to a single health authority.

The motion not only supports the...

MP Andrew Scheer at luncheon in Regina on June 28, 2016.

Sask. MP Andrew Scheer ready for political battle with Kevin O'Leary

By Sarah Mills January 19, 2017 - 9:53am Updated: January 19, 2017 - 9:53am

Andrew Scheer is ready to go up against Kevin O'Leary.

The reality TV star and Canadian businessman entered the Conservative leadership race Wednesday.

Scheer, a...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall shake hands following the agreement on Jan. 17, 2017.

Saskatchewan, Ottawa reach health-funding deal

By Sarah Mills January 17, 2017 - 5:37pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 5:38pm

The province and federal government have reached an agreement on health transfers.

It comes after negotiations stalled last month between the health ministers who were...

The Saskatchewan government is forecasting a $1-billion deficit for this fiscal year.

SGEU ready to fight back against wage cuts to public sector

By Sarah Mills January 17, 2017 - 3:03pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 4:27pm

The biggest public sector union in Saskatchewan will fight any wage rollbacks.

The Wall administration has asked all employee groups to hold wages to 2016-17 levels....

Demolition has started on the Regina Exhibition Stadium.

Demolition starts on historic Regina Exhibition Stadium

By Sarah Mills January 17, 2017 - 5:41am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 6:26pm

Long dwarfed by the shadow of the Pasqua Hospital and Credit Union Eventplex, the Regina Exhibition Stadium now looks small in comparison.

It's orange and peach exterior...

A leaked letter from the Saskatchewan government to school division board chairs requested compensation costs are kept to 2016-17 levels.

Province puts public sector on notice for compensation cost cuts

By Sarah Mills January 16, 2017 - 4:54pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 4:56pm

The public sector is feeling the pinch from the province’s efforts to tighten its purse strings.

A leaked letter from the Saskatchewan government to school division...

Regina city council will debate the proposed budget and hear feedback at a special budget meeting Feb. 13.

The right number? Regina city council to debate proposed budget

By Sarah Mills January 13, 2017 - 4:47pm Updated: January 13, 2017 - 4:47pm

It is now up to city council to sign off on the proposed budget presented by the administration on Thursday.

A 4.18 per cent increase to taxes is on the table, along...

Darian Durant was traded to the Montreal Alouettes on Jan. 13, 2017.

Rider Nation, former players react to Darian Durant trade

By Sarah Mills January 13, 2017 - 11:43am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 11:48am

Former Saskatchewan Roughrider players and fans are reacting to the news that Darian Durant has been traded to Montreal.

Durant was a fan favourite who seemed to bleed...

In the first week of January, there were 88 lab-confirmed cases of influenza – bringing the total number since September to 590.

Peak for Sask. flu cases expected in coming weeks

By Sarah Mills January 12, 2017 - 4:57pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 4:57pm

Less than 25 per cent of Saskatchewan residents have had the flu shot this winter – and it’s almost peak time for cases.

“We have seen an increase in influenza cases in...

Regina city manager Chris Holden addresses media on the proposed 2017 budget at a news conference on Jan. 12.

City of Regina proposes 4.18% tax hike in preliminary budget

By Sarah Mills January 12, 2017 - 1:20pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 3:44pm

The City of Regina has released its proposed budget – and you will be paying more in 2017.

Administration is proposing a 4.18 per cent mill rate increase. That works out...

Mike Sholter braves the cold temperatures in Regina.

Work doesn't stop despite cold temperatures

By Sarah Mills January 11, 2017 - 5:03pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 5:03pm

There is almost no describing the cold that has gripped Saskatchewan throughout Wednesday.

In some parts of the province temperatures hit minus 42 without the wind chill...

Five nurses lost their jobs at  the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region.

Five nurses lose their jobs within RQHR

By Sarah Mills January 11, 2017 - 4:26pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 4:42pm

Five nurses are out of jobs at the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR).

They were in the home care coordinator office.

RQHR confirms that work is now being...