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Column Celebrates 25 Years Of Bad Jokes

The column called Cam Hutchinson & Friends: Views of a World — a name I don’t particularly like, but haven’t changed— turns...
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Bike Lanes Not a Good Use Of Taxpayers’ Dollars

I’m going to make myself deeply unpopular with a very vocal Saskatoon demographic — cyclists — but that’s OK. We need to debate this, because our property taxes and city spending are getting out of control.  Last week, city council’s transportation committee voted to...

Canadians, Americans Handle Scandals Differently

On a cold winter day, fortified with a bowl of popcorn and tasty beverage, I nestled into an armchair and prepared to watch the clowns and verbal acrobats performing under the circus big top.   With remote control in hand, I flipped between two...

Survey Says Most Of My Friends Are Real

I was a pretty hot commodity on Twitter last week.  Well, by my mini unimportant standards, sure; but I stuck myself out there and ran a poll. The question was:  #WritingCommunity: How many of you use your real faces and names...

How Do I Keep My Buns From Being Squished?

Dear Reena, For years I have made cinnamon buns, and they always taste delicious. The problem is the buns open as they bake, and the shape is slightly squished from cutting the dough. I would like to present restaurant-quality cinnamon buns to my family....

‘Uncle Gary’ Becomes Mainstay With Blades

The “Uncle Gary” moniker is taking on a life of its own. Gary Haden came to the Saskatoon Blades looking for a new start. He was acquired in a trade with the Medicine Hat Tigers on Oct. 25, 2018 in an exchange of 1999-born forwards, which saw Logan...

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Weekly group meetings open to anyone who has been affected by someone else’s drinking. For more information, call 306-655-3838.

Katherena Vermette: My Writing Life

Katherena Vermette: My Writing Life. 7 p.m., Convocation Hall, Peter MacKinnon Building, 107 Administration Pl., USask campus. The Break by Katherena Vermette is the 2019 Arts and Science Book Club selection. This talk is free and open to the public. A question-and-answer period, book sale and book signing will follow the lecture. A live stream of the lecture will be shown on the book club website: artsandscience.usask.ca/bookclub.


Weekly group meetings open to anyone who has been affected by someone else’s drinking. For more information, call 306-655-3838.

Table Tennis

The Saskatoon Table Tennis Club plays on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 9:30, Friday evening from 7 to 9 and Saturday morning from 10 to 12. The location is the Zion Lutheran Church, 323 4th Ave. S. Entrance through the side door off the parking lot on the North side of the building and down to the gym. Drop in and have a look, no charge for the first visit. For more information, call 306-242-7580 or 306-975-0835.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

This is a support group those wanting to shed some of their extra weight. There are various chapters in Saskatoon and surrounding area. We can help you start a TOPS chapter in your work place or in the area that you live in. To find out more, visit tops.org or telephone Bev at 306-242-7180.

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