Tuesday, 06 October 2015 14:39

Swift Current man wants to make people smile

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Swift Current resident Matthew Drummond wants to spread happiness by handing out free smiles in the city.

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 14:39

Alberta’s minimum wages increase Oct. 1

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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.

Veteran coach Mike Kucik of the Grassland Boxing Club in Ponteix is ready for another busy boxing season.

Friday, 02 October 2015 04:25

Main Street Swift Current announces board

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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.

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