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The Rural Municipality (R.M.) of Swift Current No. 137 has approved a development permit for the expansion of an existing gravel pit that has been the focus of opposition by a group of residents.

After a thorough review, the Government of Saskatchewan has decided to accept the recommendation for a 3.5 per cent rate increase for SaskPower, compared to the original request of five per cent.  The government thanks the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel for their work.

The capital expansion project in Leader, including various renovations and enhancements to the interior of the existing long-term care side of the facility, continues to reach new construction milestones and remains on schedule to open its doors as the Leader and District Integrated Healthcare Facility this summer.  

Please be advised that a temporary disruption to emergency outpatient services will be implemented at the Leader Hospital during the following timelines:

Please be advised that the outbreak of respiratory illness has now been rescinded at the Gull Lake Special Care Centre.

The Chinook School Division is completing the two-year process to replace outdated computer hardware in schools with easier to use Chromebooks.

On the heels of a year where $54 million fewer dollars were available to support students in Saskatchewan classrooms, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) has learned that school boards are being called on by the government to prepare for another round of cuts in the upcoming provincial budget. 

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