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Concise video summarizes safety of vaccines

( Health Care andnews andSchool )

A good video, summarizing the massive volume of literature confirming the safety of vaccination with no link to autism, and showing the evidence on a nice visual time line. Video Link

Residents Grudgingly Accept Contract

( Health Care andnews andSchool )

NEWS Resident doctors in Saskatchewan have Grudgingly accepted the latest financial offer from the Ministry of Health via the University of Saskatchewan.  This is after being without a contract for approximately 28 months,   including the first 23  months, where the Government of Saskatchewan refused to negotiate or even meet with the residents.  In fact, despite a […]

Saskatchewan Budget Kind of Mediocre

( Economy andnews andSchool )

Yes, the budget is not bad.  It has a very small $50 million surplus.  It decreases taxes a bit for lower income earners.  Yet, it does nothing to address issues with housing, with a paltry $1.7 million allocated, it does nothing to address the shortage of doctors in Saskatchewan, with resident doctors still not being […]

Saskatchewan gets D in retention

( Economy andnews andSchool )

For 2011, Saskatchewan is again losing almost half of its newly graduated medical doctors The government of Saskatchewan is touting the 2011 CaRMS match as a record, but their claims are misleading.  Of 72 graduates from Saskatchewan, 42 matched to Saskatchewan to start residency next year.  By our calculations, that’s 58% retention of local medical graduates.  […]

Trailer Park Boys movie opens Friday

( Parties andSchool )

Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day “Ricky, Julian and Bubbles are about to get out of jail, and this time, Julian vows to go straight, even open a legit business. Soon the Boys will all be rich. At least that’s what they’ve told the parole board. But when they arrive back at the park, […]

Mano’s Patio Wednesday Aug 5

( Parties andSchool )

Apparently live music and wine night.  Patio weather permitting, otherwise may move it into lounge.  Time TBA.  Tentative 9 pm?  Mano’s on 8 th street (just in case some one gets confused and risks life and limb venturing down 22nd)

Legends of J Shaw

( Parties andSchool andSoccer )

So apparently Shaw and a nameless friend are starting a work out program back in first year university. The friend decides to start off benching a light weight, 140 lbs. Shaw having never benched before decides to test the weight and proceeds to pick up the bar and start arm curling the 140 lbs without […]

Monday’s Wing Night at OJ’s

( Parties andSchool )

Went to Original Joe’s wednesday, was rib night.  Patio okay but busy.  Thinking about this Monday for wing night at OJ’s.  Any other suggestions for wing nights?  Who has wing night on wednesday in Saskatoon?  Didn’t wednesday wing night used to be the standard?

Congrats to Bairu!

( news andParties andSchool )

Congrats to Bairu, for being Canada’s 5,000 m track champion.  Awesome to have a national champion from Regina! “Simon Bairu, a four-time Canadian cross-country champion, took the lead with three laps remaining in the men’s 5,000 metres and went on to capture his first national track title on the opening day of the Canadian athletics […]

Saskatchewan students tie for last in history

( news andSchool )

A study from the Dominion Institute (a Toronto based think tank) has Saskatchewan tied for last in history education, with a grade of “F”.  Wouldn’t be so bad, if we didn’t already trail the majority of Canada (including Alberta and BC) in math and reading…