Recent Shows – Southwest TV News

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Swift Current Hosts Hockey Day In Canada

In this February 15, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; The national spotlight shone on Southwest Saskatchewan as Swift Current hosted the 2019 Hockey Day in Canada which included a special dedication to Sheldon Kennedy. Thanks to a generous donation by the family of the late Ted Knight, the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame has a new name and plans for expanded programs. Provincial dignitaries were in Swift Current for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new helipad at the Cypress Regional Hospital.

Leader Hospital Evacuated

In this February 12, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; A water main break has diverted numerous long term care residents and patients from the Leader & District Integrated Healthcare Facility to other regional sites. Motorists are advised to be prepared for adverse weather conditions as forecasts can change quickly through the winter season. The Prairie Women on Snowmobiles are celebrating their 19th year raising money for breast cancer research

Experiencing The Abstract Art Work of Zane Wilcox

In this February 8, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News ; Seat belts save lives and this February you’re reminded to buckle up with a RCMP Traffic blitz. Perceptual Playground is a unique exhibit at the Art Gallery of Swift Current featuring Regina artist Zane Wilcox. A Cabri photographer is showcasing her work through a current exhibition at the Jasper Culture & Historical Centre.

Protecting Yourself From Phone And Online Scams

In this February 5, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; RCMP are reminding you to protect yourself from scam artists by not giving out personal information over the telephone or by email. As you plan your winter vacation, health officials suggest you check for travel advisories and any illnesses which may require vaccinations ahead of boarding your flight. Fire alarms and carbon monoxide detectors save lives and the batteries on these units need to be changed on a regular basis.

About Southwest TV News

For over 13 years and 1,400 plus episodes, Southwest TV News has been there covering stories of the people of Southwest Saskatchewan. As part of our commitment to the Southwest, we’ve tried to not only report news of the day but also, to uncover important issues in the region.

Our core product is a 10 – minute TV News program that is produced twice a week from our studio in Swift Current. The show combines news of the day with human interest stories featuring the people, places, and events in the Southwest.

Host Carol Andrews has been here since the beginning

Stay Out of the Snow Zone

In this February 1episode of Southwest TV News; Frost bite can occur quickly during freezing temperatures and you’re advised to dress appropriately with the mercury drops. As highway crews are busy clearing snow off the roadways, motorists are reminded to keep a safe distance behind snowplows and sanding trucks. Do you have an old car parked in the yard collecting rust?…Join the Donate a Car Canada program and help the Swift Current SPCA.

Weak El Nino a Factor in Southwest Saskatchewan Weather

In this January 29, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; The 2018-19 winter season has been milder than normal so far in Southwest Saskatchewan and Environment Canada is forecasting this trend to continue in the coming weeks. Grasslands National Park is a jewel of Southwest Saskatchewan and a new documentary focuses on the area’s history and the road to becoming part of the Parks Canada system. Alzheimer’s cases are on the rise and a healthy lifestyle may play a factor in preventing this illness.

Gull Lake Hosts Hockey Day in Saskatchewan

In this January 25, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Hockey Day in Saskatchewan is a lasting memory for the Town of Gull Lake as it hosted the 2019 event. As the countdown to the 2019 Western Canada Games continues, the Swift Current host committee is seeking 2000 volunteers. As you bundle up for the winter season, the Swift Current SPCA reminds you to keep your pets safe during cold conditions.

Under 17 Hockey Challenge Coming to Swift Current

In this January 18, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; The 2019 Western Canada Summer Games are set for August 9-18 in Swift Current and the medal design has been selected by the host committee. The cities of Swift Current and Medicine Hat will co-host the 2019 World Under 17 Hockey Challenge later this year. The furnace is the hardest working appliance in your home and regular maintenance and changing of filters are recommended for a healthier airflow in the home.