Need to Know: Covid Exposures, Golf Course Closing, Plastic Straws

Golf Courses to Start Closing for Season

Regina golfers have a few more days to get in their rounds before the City’s golf courses begin to close for the winter season.

The last day for play at Lakeview Par 3 Golf Course will be Monday, October 12, after which the course will be closed effective Tuesday, October 13.

Joanne Goulet Golf Course will remain open for another week, closing Monday, October 19 along with the East 9 of Tor Hill Golf Course. All other City courses will be closed for the season effective Monday, October 26.

Scheduled closing dates:

Lakeview Par 3 Golf Course – closes Tuesday, October 13

Joanne Goulet Golf Course – closes Monday, October 19

Tor Hill Golf Course – East 9 closes Monday, October 19;

North 9 and West 9 closes Monday, October 26

Murray Golf Course – closes Monday, October 26

 

Potential COVID-19 exposure for businesses in Regina

​Saskatch​​ewan Health Authority is notifying the public of potential exposure to COVID-19 at the following businesses where a person or persons attended while likely infectious:

October 3: Dad’s Organic Market, 42​5 Victoria Ave., Regina, from 1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

October 3: Jolly’s M​edical Supplies, 120 Victoria Ave., Regina, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Regina’s Marion McVeety School closed yesterday, after the Saskatchewan Health Authority confirmed a positive case of COVID-19.

Any staff, student or school family members that show COVID-19 symptoms are encouraged to contact HealthLine 811.

The school is looking to reopen Oct. 19th.

 

Canada banning plastic bags, straws, cutlery and other single-use items by the end of 2021

Under the newly-unveiled list of single-use plastics being banned in Canada, plastic grocery bags, straws, stir sticks, six-pack rings, cutlery and food containers made from hard-to-recycle plastics will be out of use nationwide by the end of 2021.

Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson is announcing the federal government’s next steps towards its plan to achieve zero plastic waste by 2030.