Minimum wage earners in Alberta will see a boost to their paycheques beginning Oct. 1, when the province’s minimum wages increase. Alberta’s general minimum wage will increase from $10.20 to $11.20 per hour. The liquor server minimum wage will rise from $9.20 to $10.70 per hour, and will be eliminated next year.
The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation has launched the largest ever fundraising campaign in the organization’s history to raise about $8 million to fully equip the new long-term care facility in Swift Current.
A volunteer board of directors has started the planning process for Swift Current’s Main Street program to revitalize the city’s historic downtown.
A sporting goods retailer is the recipient of the Swift Current & District Chamber of Commerce Member Business of the Year award that recognizes innovation and entrepreneurship by a local business.
Paleontologist Dr. Emily Bamforth has been spending a lot of time digging dirt this summer.