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Sask. schools to receive an additional $40 million for supplies

Sask. has pushed the start date for the upcoming school year to September 8th. The Government of Saskatchewan is set to insert an additional $40 million into schools for supplies. This comes after concerns were raised from parents and doctors across the province when the school plan was released. In a Facebook post on Saturday, Premier Scott Moe announced the …

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Onion Lake outlines potential back-to-school plan

Onion Lake Department of Education has laid out three possible scenarios as schools aim to reopen in the next month. During a Facebook video posted on Wednesday, Director of Education Fred Dillion said it will be up to Chief and Council and the Pandemic Response team to decide which option they go with. The first scenario will run as normal …

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COVID-19 recovery recorded in Vermilion area

The County of Vermilion River adds another COVID-19 case recovery. According to the Alberta Health Services virus data map, the county has 5 active cases with 8 recoveries as of August 11th. The M.D. of Wainwright remains at 46 active cases with 12 recoveries and a death. Two Hills and  The County of Minburn have no active cases. Two Hills …

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New COVID-19 case confirmed in Northwest Zone

The Northwest zone, which includes Lloydminster, saw an additional COVID-19 case in the past 24 hours. The zone is now at seven active cases as of August 11th, while the overall cases in the province are at 165 active cases. In the sub-region map, North West 2, which houses Lloydminster and Maidstone, and the North West 1 region, which includes …

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Sask. revise mask requirement in Safe Schools Plan

The Government of Saskatchewan has modified its safety guidelines for when classrooms resume in September. The province and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab, has added extra information for divisions looking to advance to level 2 of precautionary measures, which would mandate masks for staff and students. Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Education, Gordon Wyant is leaving up to divisions …

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Northwest zone reduced COVID-19 cases

The Northwest zone, which includes Lloydminster, saw a drop in COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, although Saskatchewan saw five new cases. The zone is now at 8 active cases as of August 10th, while the overall cases in the province are at 165 active cases. In the sub-region map, North West 2, which houses Lloydminster and Maidstone, remains …

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New COVID-19 case reported in the North West zone

The Government of Saskatchewan has reported a new COVID-19 case in the North West zone containing Lloydminster. The current number of active cases in the province is sitting at 168, with nine active cases in the North West zone. In the sub-region map, North West 2, which houses Lloydminster and Maidstone, is at two active cases. The North West 1 …

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M.D. of Wainwright has spike of over 30 new COVID-19 infections

The Alberta Government’s COVID-19 data map shows 45 active cases of the virus in the M.D. of Wainwright, a jump of 35 cases in less than 48 hours on Friday. Ten recoveries have been reported and one death in the M.D. of Wainwright. County of Vermilion River remains with three active cases and seven recoveries. The bordering municipality to Wainwright’s …

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