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The implementation of a four-year nursing degree program in Swift Current will take an important step forward with the Nov. 1 signing of a memorandum of understanding between the University of Regina, SIAST registered nurse program, Great Plains College and the Cypress Regional Health Authority.

The six components of the provincial government’s new growth plan were highlighted during a luncheon in Swift Current Oct. 19.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 10:38

Swift Current voters reminded to vote on Oct. 24

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Lee Ann Thibodeau, Returning Officer for the City of Swift Current Municipal and Public School Board elections, is asking that all eligible electors play an important role in the future of our City by casting their vote on Oct. 24.

Advanced Education Minister Don Morgan has paid tribute to the late Randell Morris, President and CEO of the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT), who passed away Oct. 16 in Saskatoon. Morris was a former resident of Swift Current.

Following an accident at the Swift Current Skate Park on June 28 that left David Woelk fighting for his life, his family and friends have teamed up with local businesses and individuals to set up the David Woelk and Family Assistance Fund. The fund is a way for the community to donate to help the family as they struggle through a challenging time.

Whenever a person, organization or building celebrates a century in existence, it is an accomplishment to be recognized and lauded. It’s no different for those people at the First United Church in Swift Current, who will mark the 100th Anniversary of the First United Church Sanctuary Oct. 20-21.

Students in Senior Outdoor Ed at the Swift Current Comprehensive High School were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime experience on their fall trip to Churchill, Manitoba, where they got to observe polar bears before they headed out onto the ice of the Hudson Bay for the winter.

Council deferred a final decision on the adoption of a new bylaw to regulate the use of temporary signs in Swift Current after concerns were raised over potential cost implications for local businesses.

The Swift Current Centennial Committee has been hard at work over the past few months building the elements that will set the tone for the City’s 2014 Centennial Celebrations. 

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