Mickey Djuric

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Most COVID-19 nursing home deaths in Saskatchewan happened in private facilities

Of the people who died in the pandemic, 62 occurred in private, non-profit homes; 45 occurred in private for-profit homes; and 47 occurred in homes run by the health authority.

Saskatoon couple's fight with the law brings change to Saskatchewan birth certificates

A Saskatoon couple’s fight to change parent labels on birth certificates led to the creation of a new Saskatchewan law.

COVID-19 in Sask: 6 more deaths, 318 new cases over 2-day period

Saskatchewan reported six more deaths related to COVID-19 over a two-day period that also saw 318 new cases.

Sask. has highest COVID-19 test positivity rate in Canada as kids get ready to go back to school

Saskatchewan's high test-positivity rate could be cause for concern as children in the province prepare to head back to school, says an expert on infectious diseases.

Regina police chief willing to adopt policies to address 'suicide by cop'

Regina Police Chief Evan Bray says he is willing to adopt new policies to address 'suicide by cop' scenarios.

Geoffrey Morris inquest jury calls for elders, body cams present in crisis situations

A coroner’s inquest into the 2019 killing of Geoffrey Morris ended Wednesday after three days of testimony, with the jury making four recommendations that deal with policing Indigenous people and mental health.

Métis man was handcuffed after being fatally shot by Regina police, inquest hears

The mother of Geoffrey Morris, who was fatally shot by Regina police, accused officers at an inquest of escalating the situation that led to his death in 2019 — and the officer who shot the man offered his apology to the family, but maintained he had no choice.

Delta variant fuels 3 Sask. outbreaks including community spread in the north

Three COVID-19 outbreaks in Saskatchewan have been linked to the delta variant, which is significantly more contagious than the early strain of SARS-CoV-2.

Families left with guilt after deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Regina's Parkside care home: ombudsman's report

On Thursday, Saskatchewan's ombudsman's office released its report into the Regina long-term care home, where 190 of 194 residents were infected with COVID-19 in a 62 day period last winter. 

COVID-19 in Sask.: 2 more deaths, 56 new cases

Saskatchewan reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and two additional deaths due to the illness.

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