Wages is a big part of this dispute, but Cathy Dickson with the Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan says patient safety is also being compromised.
"There are huge waitlists for, especially in the pediatric (assessment) area, where little children are needing to have that assessment done so their development isn't further delayed," said Dickson.
The union will have a news conference at 11 this morning - News Talk Radio will have a reporter at the conference.
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Saskatoon mayor, Don Atchison, is encouraging people to fill out their census.
"I don't think people realize that each person has a value of anywhere from two-hundred and thirty dollars to three-hundred dollars per person," explained Atchison.
That value comes in the form of grants from senior levels of government ie: the gas tax from the feds and the municipal operating grant from the province.
Atchison says those dollars are extremely important in a growing city.
Police now confirm a body found in the river near Warman is that of a woman who jumped from the university bridge.
The remains were discovered on Friday. The 50 year old woman jumped from the bridge back in March.
Police will not be releasing the woman's name until family have been notified.
Edited by News Talk Radio's Sabeen Ahmad.
A grisly discovery on the river north of Saskatoon.
The Saskatoon Fire & Protective Services Water Rescue Team was called, this morning, to downstream from the Clarks Borough Ferry on the South Saskatchewan.
"There was a sighting of a body and our water team recovered the body and then took it to the closest shoreline and transfered that body to the RCMP," explained Battalion Chief, Dave Rumpel.
So far there's no word on the gender or identity of the victim nor whether foul play was involved in their death.
Some school divisions are reporting bus cancellations across the province due to the cold weather on Friday morning.
Chinook School Division all buses are cancelled in the Swift Current area. Website.
Holy Trinity Catholic School Division has cancelled bus services to all schools along with a band and choir tour that was scheduled for Vanier School today. Website.
With the onslaught of winter, and Christmas fast approaching, the last thing you want to worry about is finding a roof over your head but that is the reality some renters in Regina are facing.
Last Friday, tenants who live at 2141 Rae Street got evictions notices plastered on their doors telling them they had to be out by Jan. 31.
Apartment building at 2141 Rae St. Kevin Martel/CJME