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How VR could help bring more paramedics to Sask.

In an effort to reach more prospective candidates, the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics (SCoP) announced a partnership with Luxsonic Technologies to use virtual reality technology to assess the skills of paramedics abroad looking to Saskatchewan for employment.

Mike Wesolowski demonstrating CaregiVR at Innovation Place in Saskatoon. Francois Biber

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Mary Simon installed as Canada's 30th Governor General

Mary Simon is now officially the Governor General of Canada, after being installed in a pared-down but historic and culturally-rich ceremony. A prominent Inuk leader and former ambassador, Simon is the 30th governor general Canada has had, and is the first Indigenous person to take on the role.

Mary Simon and her husband Whit Fraser look on after she took the oath to become the 30th Governor General of Canada in Ottawa on Monday, July 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick