Excess Weight and the Connection to Cancer Risks

In this May 24, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; The Canadian Cancer Society has released new data indicating that excess weight is expected to become the second leading preventable cause of Cancer in Canada. Saturday in the Park is a new event planned for Shaunavon this summer and organizers are now seeking entertainers for the onstage line-up.  Southwest Homes has unveiled a new home for its’ Day Program at the Swift Current Mall.

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Shaunavon Celebrates Volunteerism With Its Citizen Of the Year Award

In this May 17 episode of Southwest TV News; A large crowd walked through the streets of Swift Current shining the spotlight on missing and murdered indigenous women and girls during a truth and reconciliation event. Oren Scribner is the 2019 Shaunavon Citizen of the Year and was honored at a special gala evening. Local and provincial guests attended a ribbon cutting for the newly expanded SARCAN facility in Shaunavon.

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Chinook Students Featured in High School Art Show

In this May 14, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; As the Victoria Long Weekend approaches traffic safety is in the spotlight with increased police enforcement on the roads. If you’re cleaning out the garage or grain bins be on the lookout for deer mice droppings as this is the main source of the Hanta Virus. The West Wing Gallery in Swift Current is featuring the creative talents of Southwest students through the annual High School Art Show.

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Indigenous Tourism And The Promise It Holds For Saskatchewan

In this May 10, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Mental Health Awareness was the focus of a special fundraiser at the Centre in Swift Current. Indigenous tourism was one of the many topics of discussion during the annual 49×110 Conference hosted by Tourism Swift Current. 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Saskatchewan Flag and the designer of the flag will visit the province this summer for a special event.

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History and Culture Take Centre Stage at Val Marie Event

In this May 3, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; The month of April concluded with snow and rain bringing much needed moisture to Southwest Saskatchewan. Val Marie was in the spotlight as students presented local stories as part of local heritage fair. Delegates from across the region also came together to discuss tourism at the Grassroots Tourism Conference. Over 200 participants laced up their bowling shoes for the 32nd Annual Ability Bowl in Swift Current.

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Youth Learn About the Importance of Agriculture

In this April 30, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Locking your doors is a simple step in theft prevention.  The annual Discover the Farm program attracted youth from the Southwest to learn more about the importance of agriculture. The yard waste bins are open for another season in Swift Current and you’re encouraged to drop off your compostable yard waste at the designation sites.

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Swift Current Chamber’s Outreach To Rural Businesses

In this April 26, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Swift Current City  RCMP are asking for your help in locating three suspects involved in a recent road rage incident. Mobile Paving Ltd. has been announced as the medal sponsor for the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games. As the Swift Current Chamber of Commerce seeks new members, the board recently visited the Garden of Eden Greenhouse & Gifts in Bluemnort.

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Val Marie Artist in the Spotlight with Samskara Stories of Discernment

In this April 19 , 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; 2019 is a banner year for the City of Swift Current hosting numerous events and tickets are now available for the World Under 17 Hockey Challenge. With the return of warmer temperatures motorists and pedestrians are reminded to respect the rules of the road for everyone’s safety.  The latest exhibition by Val Marie artist Diana Chabros is open to patrons of the Art Gallery of Swift Current.

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Will You Volunteer for the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games?

In this April 16, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; 2000 volunteers are required for the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current and the host committee is hoping you’ll sign up for this rewarding experience. As you start up your bbq for another season, fire officials are reminding you to take a few precautions during these dry conditions. Daffodils are a sign of spring and part of an annual fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Nominees Step Forward For Conservative Nomination in Cypress Hills – Grasslands Federal Riding

In this April 12, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Deer Mice feces are the source of the Hantavirus and 10 fatal cases of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome have been reported in Saskatchewan in recent years. As the 2019 Federal Election approaches, a number of individuals are vying for the Conservative candidate spot in the Cypress Hills-Grasslands Constituency including Sean Checkley of Fox Valley. With the arrival of warmer weather, the city of Swift Current crews will begin the annual street sweeping program later this month.

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

In this April 9, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Motorists are reminded to slow down and obey the rules of the road with another traffic blitz underway across Saskatchewan.  Environment Canada is forecasting warmer than normal temperatures for April and May. As many look forward to camping season, on-line reservations are now open to book your favorite campsite.

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