Sarah Mills

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region serves 500,000 patients in southern Saskatchewan and has an operating budget of just over $1 billion.

RQHR budget considers future needs amid cuts, amalgamation

By Sarah Mills March 29, 2017 - 8:54pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 9:15pm

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region's (RQHR) preliminary 2017-18 budget has been approved for a year that comes with much change.

The RQHR is facing its usual challenge...

Nadine Machiskinic, 29, died after falling down a laundry chute at Regina's Delta Hotel in January 2015.

Regina police took a year to piece together the night Nadine Machiskinic died

By Sarah Mills March 29, 2017 - 9:46am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:00am

The inquest into the death of Nadine Machiskinic is entering its third day.

On Tuesday the jury heard more about the police investigation into the 29-year-old's death....

Nadine Machiskinic, 29, died after falling down a laundry chute at Regina's Delta Hotel in January 2015

Autopsy report questioned at Nadine Machiskinic inquest

By Sarah Mills March 28, 2017 - 4:16pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 4:30pm

As the inquest into her death continues, questions still linger — how did Nadine Machiskinic get into the laundry chute at the Delta Hotel and why was the initial autopsy...

Nadine Machiskinic, 29, died after falling down a laundry chute at Regina's Delta Hotel in January 2015.

Hours leading up to Nadine Machiskinic's death revealed at inquest in Regina

By Sarah Mills March 28, 2017 - 9:31am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 9:48am

Medical examiners will testify to the condition of Nadine Machiskinic’s body on the second day of the coroner’s inquest into her death.

On the first day, the hours...

The 2017-18 provincial budget did not amalgamate Saskatchewan’s 28 school divisions as many had feared.

Education changes coming despite status quo in Sask. budget

By Sarah Mills March 27, 2017 - 6:56am Updated: March 27, 2017 - 7:00am

The provincial budget last week did not amalgamate the 28 school divisions as many had feared. But changes are still coming for the education sector.

The government is...

Nadine Machiskinic, 29, died after falling down a laundry chute at Regina's Delta Hotel in January 2015.

Delay in toxicology revealed at Nadine Machiskinic inquest in Regina

By Sarah Mills March 27, 2017 - 6:48am Updated: March 27, 2017 - 1:55pm

The jury is selected and the inquest into the death of Nadine Machiskinic is underway in Regina.

The 29-year-old died when she fell 10-storeys down the laundry chute at...

Premier Brad Wall was quick to fire back at Alberta's Premier Rachel Notley on comments made about the Sask. budget.

Wall and Notley spar over recent budgets

By Sarah Mills March 26, 2017 - 5:17pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 7:13am

Alberta's premier is taking aim at the Saskatchewan budget released this week.

"What we've seen in Saskatchewan is what it looks like when the rubber hits the road,"...

A recent study by the Canadian Cancer Society and the Public Health Agency of Canada showed 1,200 Canadians die every year from HPV-related cancers.

Budget expands HPV vaccine to boys in Saskatchewan

By Sarah Mills March 26, 2017 - 1:41pm Updated: March 26, 2017 - 1:45pm

The provincial budget included $750,000 to provide the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to Saskatchewan boys in grade 6.

The programs have been provided to girls in...

With the Keystone XL pipeline moving ahead, more work could be coming to Evraz in Regina.

Sask. manufacturing gets boost with 3 new projects

By Sarah Mills March 24, 2017 - 5:17pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

Saskatchewan's manufacturing sector got a boost to end a week that saw a difficult budget released.

Brandt Industries, a Saskatchewan-based company announced it is...

Oil is seen in the North Saskatchewan River by Prince Albert following a Husky Energy pipeline spill on July 21, 2016.

Questions remain as final report into Husky oil spill released

By Sarah Mills March 23, 2017 - 11:02am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 11:15am

The final report into the Husky oil spill is now complete and in the hands of the Ministry of Justice to consider any fines or penalties.

Husky Energy may face...

Saskatchewan Finance Minister Kevin Doherty unveils the province's 2017-18 budget on March 22, 2017.

Sask. budget hits families with PST hike, job cuts

By Sarah Mills March 22, 2017 - 6:19pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 6:45pm

The Saskatchewan government is raising the PST and scrapping the provincial bus company in an effort to reduce the deficit. 

At midnight on March 23, the PST will...

Saskatchewan Finance Minister Kevin Doherty unveils the province's 2017-18 budget on March 22, 2017.

Sask. budget hits families with PST hike, job cuts

By Sarah Mills March 22, 2017 - 2:33pm Updated: March 23, 2017 - 1:12pm

The Saskatchewan government is raising the PST and scrapping the provincial bus company in an effort to reduce the deficit. 

At midnight on March 23, the PST will...

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