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US & Canada · Regina

Western premiers demand 'sustainable' health-care funding from federal government at meeting in Regina

60% Left coverage: 5 sources
British Columbia Premier John Horgan says health-care services are not sustainable. provinces want a $28-billion increase to health transfers, which would bring federal funding share to 35 per cent from 22 per cent. premiers want to see that money go toward long-term care, mental-health and substance use initiatives.See the Story
Europe · Netherlands

Racism in the ranks: Dutch police film spurs conversation

73% Center coverage: 11 sources
The Blue Family discusses a culture of bullying and fear in the national police force. Film premiered on Dutch television Monday, timed around second anniversary of George Floyd's death. Dutch parliament voted by a large majority this week to place police leaders under stricter supervision. Problems with racism, as well as discrimination against women and members of the LGBTQ community, are widespread.See the Story
Regina · Regina

Train derails near Edgeley, Sask.: RCMP

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
The derailment occurred on Thursday about three kilometres west of the community of Edgeley. Initial reports indicate fuel may have leaked from the derailed train cars, the RCMP said. Police have established a perimeter around the scene of the crash and motorists can expect delays. No further details were yet available.See the Story
Saskatoon · Saskatoon

Saskatoon council approves plans for 'major' leisure centre

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Saskatoon city council and the YMCA are entering a partnership with the intention to plan and build a new joint-use leisure centre in Saskatoon's east side. City Hall is expected to begin public engagement for the proposed project either late this year or early in 2023. Administration will also explore the possibility of incorporating two new high schools in the project.See the Story
Regina · Regina

Edmonton man facing more than 100 charges related to alleged mail theft: Regina police

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
A 42-year-old Edmonton man has been charged with more than 100 offences. The suspect is facing 102 charges in total, including 29 counts of forgery and identity theft. RPS reminded people that any mail thefts should be reported directly to police as it is an easy way to take someone's personal information which can result in identity fraud.See the Story
Pandemic · Saskatchewan

'It's time now' for an increase in health transfers, Horgan says

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Last year, the premiers asked Ottawa for a $28-billion increase to health transfers. The prime minister has repeatedly said the best time to talk about health transfers to provinces is after the pandemic winds down. About four walk-in clinics have closed in the capital region since January.See the Story
Saskatoon · Saskatoon

Cocaine trafficking in Northwest Territories links suspects, victim in Saskatoon shooting

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Mohamed Abdula Ali and Jonathan Oullet-Gendron, both charged with killing Brandon Baxandall, were previously arrested in Yellowknife in a cocaine trafficking case in 2017.See the Story
Saskatchewan · Saskatchewan

We have always been here: Historians search for LGBTQ2S+ stories in rural Sask.

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Prairie Pride is a series by Local Journalism Initiative reporter Julia Peterson that celebrates queer life in rural Saskatchewan. Read every Saturday until June 25 or visit MoreSee the Story
Regina · Regina

75th Yorkton Film Festival begins with opening night screening, continues through Saturday

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
After two years of going virtual, the 2022 Yorkton Film Festival is underway. Over 100 people packed into the Parkland Room to watch two separate films. The Film Festival continues with screenings Friday, along with a luncheon and speakers during the afternoon. The Yorkton Lions Club's Lobsterfest is also scheduled, rain or shine.See the Story

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