Prince Albert Daily Herald https://paherald.sk.ca Prince Albert's only locally-owned daily newspaper Tue, 02 Mar 2021 03:40:22 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.6.2 https://paherald.sk.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/cropped-minilogo-2-32x32.png Prince Albert Daily Herald https://paherald.sk.ca 32 32 Private company receives approval to provide mobile COVID-19 testing in Saskatchewan https://paherald.sk.ca/2021/03/01/private-company-receives-approval-to-provide-mobile-covid-19-testing-in-saskatchewan/ Tue, 02 Mar 2021 03:40:12 +0000 https://paherald.sk.ca/?p=61304 On Monday it was announced that Haztech, a healthcare and safety company will perform COVID-19 testing in cooperation with the Government of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA). The company has received approval and provincial licensing for Haztech’s owned and operated medical laboratory in Regina. Haztech’s services will now include PCR and Rapid point-of-care […]

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Transwest medical flight makes emergency landing in Prince Albert https://paherald.sk.ca/2021/03/01/transwest-medical-flight-makes-emergency-landing-in-prince-albert/ Tue, 02 Mar 2021 03:27:28 +0000 https://paherald.sk.ca/?p=61299 A medical transport travelling from Stony Rapids to Saskatoon was forced to make an emergency landing in Prince Albert on Saturday due to engine concerns. Dispatchers received a call at around 12:24 p.m. from the crew of a Transwest MEDEVAC flight saying they were experiencing an “inflight reportable aviation incident.” The aircraft was able to […]

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Province spends $200 million public safety contingency fund https://paherald.sk.ca/2021/03/01/province-spends-200-million-public-safety-contingency-fund/ Tue, 02 Mar 2021 03:01:27 +0000 https://paherald.sk.ca/?p=61297 The provincial government has spent all of its $200 million health and public safety contingency fund. Saskatchewan had already directed $40 million to the education sector.  On Monday, they announced how they would be spending the remaining $160 million. The fund was put in place to help protect Saskatchewan people and businesses through the global […]

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10 cases of COVID-19 reported in North Central on Monday https://paherald.sk.ca/2021/03/01/10-cases-of-covid-19-reported-in-north-central-on-monday/ Mon, 01 Mar 2021 23:05:42 +0000 https://paherald.sk.ca/?p=61295 The North Central zone, which includes Prince Albert, reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. This was among 154 new cases reported in Saskatchewan. Two cases with pending residence information were also assigned to the North Central zone. There were no deaths reported Monday and the number of deaths related to COVID-19 in the […]

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Area municipalities receive federal asset management funding https://paherald.sk.ca/2021/03/01/area-municipalities-receive-federal-asset-management-funding/ Mon, 01 Mar 2021 20:10:59 +0000 https://paherald.sk.ca/?p=61293 Local municipalities were among the 30 projects among a $1.39 million investment through the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP), delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities on behalf of the federal government. The programs aim is to strengthen local infrastructure planning and decision-making by increasing local asset management capacity through investments in activities such as […]

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Sask. Rivers notifies families of positive COVID-19 cases involving individuals connected to Big River schools https://paherald.sk.ca/2021/02/28/sask-rivers-notifies-families-of-positive-covid-19-cases-involving-individuals-connected-to-big-river-schools/ Sun, 28 Feb 2021 23:44:00 +0000 https://paherald.sk.ca/?p=61290 Students and staff from one classroom at T.D. Michel Public School in Big River will be isolating until March 10 after an individual associated with the class tested positive for COVID-19. Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division sent out a press release Saturday afternoon after informing staff and student families of the positive test. Sask. Rivers […]

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Province reports 141 new COVID-19 cases, 146 new recoveries, no deaths https://paherald.sk.ca/2021/02/28/province-reports-141-new-covid-19-cases-146-new-recoveries-no-deaths/ Sun, 28 Feb 2021 22:37:56 +0000 https://paherald.sk.ca/?p=61288 Public health officials reported 141 new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan on Sunday, along with 146 recoveries, 1,662 vaccine doses administered and no new deaths. The North Central region reported 13 new cases on Sunday and 8 more recoveries. There are now 84 active cases in the region. Prince Albert reported three new cases, while North […]

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Province hits new single-day high for vaccine doses administered, as active cases numbers rise for third straight day https://paherald.sk.ca/2021/02/27/province-hits-new-single-day-high-for-vaccine-doses-administered-as-active-cases-numbers-rise-for-third-straight-day/ Sat, 27 Feb 2021 20:30:00 +0000 https://paherald.sk.ca/?p=61285 Health officials reported 162 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, along with 5,211 vaccine doses administered, 119 recoveries and five new deaths. All five patients who died after testing positive for COVID were at least 80 years of age or older. Three deaths were reported in the Regina Zone, while the others were in Saskatoon and […]

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Birch Narrows Dene Nation tells Toronto company to leave its territory https://paherald.sk.ca/2021/02/27/birch-narrows-dene-nation-tells-toronto-company-to-leave-its-territory/ Sat, 27 Feb 2021 14:30:00 +0000 https://paherald.sk.ca/?p=61280 Saskatchewan Indigenous leadership are calling on Toronto-based uranium mining company Baselode Energy Corp. to stop surveys on Birch Narrows Dene Nation traditional territory in the far north unless consent is given. A permit was issued last month by the province to Baselode for access to land near Turnor Lake, on the edge of the Athabasca […]

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Local historians seeking council support to have Lower Hudson House declared a provincial historic site https://paherald.sk.ca/2021/02/26/local-historians-seeking-council-support-to-have-lower-hudson-house-declared-a-provincial-historic-site/ Sat, 27 Feb 2021 05:14:27 +0000 https://paherald.sk.ca/?p=61275 A pair local history buffs are seeking Prince Albert city council’s support for their campaign to have Lower Hudson House designated as a provincial historic site. The house was one of several fur trading posts built by the Hudson Bay Company along the North Saskatchewan River to compete with North West Company Traders. It was […]

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