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Producers will have an opportunity to receive updates on organic research at an upcoming spring workshop in Swift Current, April 7. 

The event is hosted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Swift Current Research and Development Centre in association with SaskOrganics. It takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the  Swift Current Research and Development Centre.

Government has approved a request by Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) to change auto insurance rates for light vehicles to match updates to the Canadian Loss Experience Automobile Rating (CLEAR) damage rate group table.  Changes take effect May 21, 2017.

The creation of a positive and respectful relationship is an important part of the interaction between the Chinook School Division and Hutterite colonies.

The Chinook School Division will remain intact, but the organization is facing significant financial challenges after the announcement of the provincial budget.

The Holy Trinity Catholic School Division is implementing an initiative to develop a better understanding of teacher time and workload as a means to create a positive work-life balance for staff.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 09:05

Expanded Hepatitis C drug coverage for patients

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Effective April 1, more Saskatchewan residents will have access to highly-effective hepatitis C drugs.  Saskatchewan is expanding coverage of six drugs that treat hepatitis C. These new drug therapies have success rates of more than 95 per cent and can cure patients in as little as eight to 12 weeks.

New legislation introduced March 28 will remove arbitrary health region boundaries and create a single Provincial Health Authority.

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