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Sask. Human Rights Commission dismisses public prayer complaint

SASKATOON – The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission has dismissed a complaint about a public prayer at a Saskatoon city function. The complaint was made by Ashu Solo after a prayer was made at a 2012 banquet. 523 more words

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Council dabbles in dead bodies, jackwagons and horse hitching

Veteran Saskatoon Coun. Pat Lorje can usually be relied upon for a good quote.

When called this week to comment on a proposed new 33rd Street bridge as part of the city’s new growth plan, Lorje, as usual, was not at a loss for words. 623 more words

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Committee hears cab drivers' concerns about Uber

Ride sharing services like Uber are inevitable and Saskatoon needs to be ready, the city’s transportation committee heard Tuesday.

“We’re going to deal with it rather than have it deal with us,” committee chair Coun. 343 more words

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Councillors running for higher office should take leaves of absence sooner: report

Saskatoon city councillors who decide to run for federal or provincial elected office should take an unpaid leave of absence as soon as they file their nomination papers, says an independent body charged with reviewing city council’s code of conduct. 339 more words

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Free election tickets could be available on buses

Saskatoon Transit will look into handing out free election day transit vouchers on buses and accepting e-tickets presented on people’s phones, the head of transit said. 269 more words

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Saskatoon land purchase raises ire of Corman Park councillors

Frustrated Corman Park councillors are considering legal action against the City of Saskatoon after it purchased land in the rural municipality this summer.

At a special meeting on Monday, Corman Park Reeve Judy Harwood told councillors that “trust was broken” when the City of Saskatoon submitted and won a bid to buy a 155-acre parcel of land in the RM that Corman Park had wanted to develop. 615 more words

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