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ALBERTA

Starting at 5 p.m. May 24, Bassano emergency department to close for 15 hours 

The Bassano Health Centre emergency department (ED) will be temporarily closed from 5 p.m. on May 24 to 8 a.m. on May 25 due to lack of physician coverage. Alberta Health Services (AHS) is working to ensure local residents continue to have access to the care they need during this time. Nursing staff will remain on site to provide care for inpatients. Patients are asked… Read More »

Strathmore RCMP help Redcliff RCMP; capture suspect and recover guns from Dunmore, cash, and drugs 

On May 12, an assistance request was received by Redcliff RCMP to conduct enquiries in relation to a break and enter that occurred in Dunmore on May 5. A suspect forced their way into a gun club and firearms store using a stolen vehicle to steal several handguns. Through their investigation, the suspect had been identified who could possibly be residing in Strathmore. Strathmore General… Read More »

Alberta RCMP warn businesses of bitcoin scam

EAlberta RCMP have received a number of complaints from businesses who have fallen victim to the Head Office Bitcoin scam.  Over the past several months, fraudsters have been targeting businesses throughout the province in a sophisticated scam in order to receive Bitcoin currency, defrauding both employees and businesses out of thousands of dollars. Staff would receive a call from a person claiming to be a… Read More »

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SASKATCHEWAN

Taking it to the Streets to host another entertaining concert in Swift Current

The family-friendly community concert Taking it to the Streets will be back for the fourth year running to entertain music fans with a great line-up of entertainers. The 2022 Taking it to the Streets concert takes place at Kinetic Park on Swift Current on Aug. 20, featuring country star Gord Bamford. The concert will also feature award-winning country artist and songwriter Duane Steele and emerging… Read More »

Martial arts club fundraiser breaks boards to end slavery

By Matthew Liebenberg mliebenberg@prairiepost.com The dedicated fundraising efforts of a martial arts club in Swift Current continues to make a difference in the global fight against slavery and human trafficking. Swift Current Christian Taekwondo hosted its annual Breaking Boards for Freedom fundraiser in the Church of the Open Bible gym, May 14. Students have been gathering pledges in the run-up to the event and they… Read More »

Live It Every Day – June is Recreation and Parks Month in Swift Current

Contributed Every June, communities across Canada celebrate “June is Recreation and Parks Month” (JRPM). JPRM is recognized by municipalities, community organizations, and schools as a means of promoting the benefits of being active by recognizing the contribution that Recreation and Parks make to our quality of life. Our Parks help to foster personal health, strong communities, and social inclusion. Residents of Swift Current love our… Read More »

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Alberta Sports

McAllister MVP of Canadian Junior Hockey League

The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday that Ryan McAllister of the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Brooks Bandits has been named its Most Valuable Player… Read More »

2022 Centennial Cup as Brooks Bandits look to defend National Championship

The field is now set for the 2022 Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, as the Brooks Bandits continue their quest for a third National… Read More »

Agriculture

PIP International’s new tech putting pea protein back on the table

By Nicholas Allen Alberta Newspaper Group A new breakthrough in plant-based proteins is coming to southern Alberta. Lethbridge ag-tech plant-based processor, PIP International (PIP), announced… Read More »

10th Annual Discover the Farm: A Farm Facts Experience 

The Swift Current Agricultural and Exhibition Association hosted our 10th Annual Discover the Farm: A Farm Facts Experience & Progressive Agriculture Safety Day, in-person at… Read More »

Saskatchewan Sports

NHL Central Scouting has seven Broncos listed

NHL Central Scouting released their final rankings for the 2022 NHL Entry Draft Thursday morning, and six Swift Current Broncos were listed. Owen Pickering (15th North… Read More »

Charity golf tournament renamed Darren McClelland Memorial Charity Golf Classic 

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation & Swift Current Emergency Services have announced the renamed Darren McClelland Memorial Charity Golf Classic. The Memorial Classic… Read More »

Editorials

Supreme Court decision could have reprocussions on victims of serious crimes

Sometimes as a country, we overthink everything, and when I say we, I mean the Supreme of Court of Canada. In a world where it… Read More »

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