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Vecima reports 'extraordinary' financial results two months after deep job cuts in Saskatoon

More than two months after slashing 10 per cent of its Saskatoon workforce, Vecima Networks Inc. reported “strong” annual financial results, including an almost 20 per cent jump in revenue. 237 more words

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Study finds air problems around oilsands community Fort McKay

FORT MCKAY, Alta. — A major study of air quality in a northern Alberta indigenous community surrounded by oilsands development suggests ongoing exposure to airborne chemicals may be damaging people’s health. 531 more words

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STARS Air Ambulance awarded for use of navigation technology

STARS Air Ambulance is getting praise for their use of navigation technology from a company that provides those tech solutions.

“Every piece of information counts in public safety,” said Alex Miller, president of Esri Canada, a Canadian company that provides geographic information system solutions to business, government and educational institutions around the world. 132 more words

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To protect birds, Saskatchewan won't approve proposed wind energy project

REGINA — A proposed project that would have generated electricity from wind energy in southwestern Saskatchewan has been denied over concerns about birds.

Environment Minister Scott Moe says an environmental review of the proposal for Chaplin identified potential risks to migratory bird activity in the area. 209 more words

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City launches smartphone app to improve road safety

The city has launched a new hands-free driving app that aims to warn drivers about school zones, speed limits and intersections with high collision rates. 223 more words

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Game challenges visitors at Western Development Museum with catching virtual horse thief

The Western Development Museum is calling all amateur gumshoes to help track down a horse thief in Boomtown.

A detective adventure, aptly named Boomtown Pursuit, is a new addition to the museum, set for official launch on Sept. 398 more words

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Fuller: Behold the miraculous hamburger slot machine

I wouldn’t say I’m an early-adopter — more of an adopter. Like, I will if I have to.

I finally adopted the grocery store self-serve checkout. 756 more words

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