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Tuesday, 28 March 2017 09:15

Hold off on pruning dutch elm disease

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To reduce the spread of Dutch elm disease (DED), pruning of elm trees is prohibited throughout Saskatchewan from April 1 to August 31 each year.

The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport will be launching its provincial park campsite reservation system for the 2017 summer season on Tuesday, April 4.  The launch will be staggered, with different parks opening for reservations over a 10 day period.

Police issued 398 tickets for failing to wear a seatbelt or properly secure children in vehicles during last month's traffic safety spotlight on occupant safety.

Please be advised that a temporary disruption to emergency outpatient services has been implemented at the Herbert and District Integrated Health Facility during the following timelines:

David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills—Grasslands is deeply concerned about the effect Budget 2017 will have on the families and businesses of Cypress Hills—Grasslands.

The province’s 2017-18 Budget released today controls spending, modernizes and expands the tax base, and invests in priority government programs, services and infrastructure projects for the benefit of all Saskatchewan people.  It also outlines a plan to return to balanced budgets in three years.

The Chinook School Division achieved a budget surplus of $1.3 million during the 2015-16 school year, even though the organization expected to have a budget deficit of $2.7 million.

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