12
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Christmas, Gift Baskets, JT Candy Creations, news, Regina Care Home, Regina News, Seniors, Wheat Queens and Prairie Things

Gift baskets to be donated to Regina seniors left empty-handed over holidays – Regina

A local business has stepped up and is hoping to make things right for seniors at a Regina care home who were left empty-handed over the holidays, after being promised gift baskets they never received. Last October, Jackie Harrower said she was contacted by Justin Newberry, the owner of…
06
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: Auction, calgary ranchman's, Canada, Consumer, mechanical bull, Ranchman's, Ranchman's auction, Ranchman's bull, Ranchman's bull for sale, Ranchman's Calgary, Ranchman's Cookhouse and Dancehall, Ranchman's For Sale, Ranchman's leave, Sale, Stewart Belland Sales

Ranchman’s relics — including mechanical bull — for sale in online auction – Calgary

Barstools, picnic benches, beer tubs and even the mechanical bull from Ranchman’s Cookhouse and Dancehall are up for grabs in an online auction. Edmonton-based auctioneer Stewart Belland Sales launched the liquidation on Monday. Interested buyers can view the items up for grabs online on the website, or in-person on…
04
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: All Nations Hope Network, Awasiw, Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Drop-in shelter, Health, Regina News, Regina shelter, Regina Warm Up Centre, Saskatchewan News, Shelter, Warm up centre, YWCA REGINA

New Regina warm-up station expands hours, does more than just keep people out of cold – Regina

A handful of people walked off the street and out of the cold into Regina’s new warm-up station around noon on Monday, marking the first day of its 24-hour operations. Awasiw: A Place of Hope is a partnership between All Nations Hope Network (ANHN) and YWCA Regina. It opened…
29
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, coronavirus news, COVID-19, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Economy, Saskatatchewan Coronavirus, Saskatchewan News, saskatoon coronavirus, Saskatoon News, Saskatoon Tourism, Tourism, Tourism Saskatoon, Year in Review

Tourism sector won’t recover until 2024: Tourism Saskatoon CEO – Saskatoon

It will take years for Saskatoon’s tourism industry to recover, according to Stephanie Clovechok. The CEO of Tourism Saskatoon recalled the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic around the time the 2020 Juno Awards were about to be held at SaskTel Centre. Read more: Coronavirus — Saskatoon’s Prairie Lily…
14
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Canada cyber attack, CSE, cyber attack, FireEye hack, Politics, Russia hack, SolarWinds hack, SolarWinds security, US government hack

Canada assessing SolarWinds hack as U.S. agencies lock down – National

Canadian security officials are eyeing a significant hack south of the border that appears to have penetrated top U.S. government agencies and left officials there scrambling to limit the damage. Reuters reported on Monday that the Department of Homeland Security, the Treasury Department, and the Department of Commerce were…
10
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Child Abuse, child cyber exploitation, Child Exploitation, Child Sexual Abuse, Coronavirus, coronavirus canada, covid canada, COVID-19, online child exploitation, Sexual Abuse

Coronavirus pandemic contributed to rise in online child exploitation, Fintrac says – National

Canada’s anti-money laundering agency is flagging some telltale signs that a financial transaction could be linked to online child sexual exploitation. The federal Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, known as Fintrac, says in an operational alert issued today the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to an increase…
08
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: 2 michaels, Canada, Canada-China relations, China, China ambassador, China United States, detained Canadians China, Meng Wanzhou, Michael Kovrig, Michael Spavor, Spavor Kovrig China Canada, Two Michaels

Kovrig, Spavor remain ‘robust’ after 2 years in Chinese prison: Canadian ambassador – National

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are physically and mentally well and showing inspiring resilience as they near the end of their second year of imprisonment by the People’s Republic, says Canada’s ambassador to China. Dominic Barton also says Chinese authorities were paranoid about containing the spread of COVID-19 as…
07
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: 2 michaels, Canada, Canada-China relations, China, China United States, detained Canadians China, Francois-Philippe Champagne, Huawei detained Canadians, Meng Wanzhou, Michael Kovrig, Michael Spavor, Spavor Kovrig China Canada, Two Michaels, World

Champagne hints at progress in case of detained Canadians, but mum on Meng Wanzhou deal – National

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne on Monday said progress is being made in the continued push for the release of two Canadians detained in China, but wouldn’t say if it’s because of a reported deal for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters reported last week…
06
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: ATEYO, Breanne Harrison-Pollock, Business, Canada, Clothing, Consumer, designer, eSports, ESports Wear, Fashion, Gamer Wear, Saskatchewan News, Saskatoon News, Video Game

Saskatoon-native makes Forbes’ ’30 under 30′ list with esports fashion label Ateyo

From a young age, Breanne Harrison-Pollock always knew she was destined for a career in fashion after falling in love with clothing at an early age. “I always loved clothing,” Harrison-Pollock said. “I used to sleep in my closet because I was obsessed with my dresses. I grew up…
06
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, City of Edmonton, COVID-19, COVID-19 EDMONTON, Economy, edmonton covid-19 economic recovery, edmonton economic recovery, Edmonton economy, Edmonton Online Shopping, Tech, U Of A, University of Alberta, university of alberta school of retailing

U of A students helping Edmonton businesses go digital as part of COVID-19 recovery push – Edmonton

As COVID-19 increases the urge for many to shop online, the University of Alberta has partnered with the City of Edmonton to help local businesses improve their presence on the web. The Making Edmonton Digital program aims to get small businesses that may not have been able to make…