According to health officials and doctors for the province, the timing of a rise in E. coli outbreaks in Saskatchewan is a coincidence.
Chief Medical Health Officer for the province, Dr. Saqib Shahab confirms out of a total of 15 patients with E.coli in Saskatchewan in September, 14 have been tested and none have been linked to the meat recall.
Another Thanksgiving is behind us and many Canadians are probably wondering what to do with all those leftovers.
Chef Malcolm Craig said home-cooks need to be careful when it comes to storing leftovers.
"First thing I'd get the turkey into storage once it has cooled down to a temperature that's reasonable to go into the cooler," said Craig. "Your vegetables should be pretty close behind otherwise they will turn."
But before you throw your turkey into containers, Craig urges people to de-bone the turkey.
Close to 1,500 meals were served today as the Friendship Inn invited the community for a Thanksgiving feast.
Darryl Pedersen was manning the ship of more than 60 volunteers between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., as hungry citizens filed in for a helping of turkey with all the fixings.
"Today is a special day because it's Thanksgiving," said Pedersen, who's leading his first holiday service. "I see a lot of these people every day and I feel good after I leave here because I know I've helped a lot of people. I really enjoy talking to them and making friends."
A mother is feeling relief after a new highway ramp was opened by Balgonie on Friday. The ramp lets westbound traffic leave Highway 1 before turning north onto Highway 46.
Michelle Lechner's son Michael was killed in a collision at that intersection in 2008.
For the crew serving on the HMCS Regina, Thanksgiving is an opportunity to take a break from their fixed schedule, and enjoy some comradery.
The vessel and its crew left Canada on July 3. Petty Officer First Class Kevin Jones said for many of those on board, that's the last time they saw their family.
"Thanksgiving is just another holiday, it kind of goes with being with families, friends and loved ones. On a ship, we're relatively a family now all together at sea."
Saskatchewan is going to be featured on millions of TV sets in India very
The crew for Vicky Goes Foreign made stops at the Willow on Wascana, a lentil farm, and Saskatoon's Farmers Market. Chef Vicky Ratnani is showcasing the food and products across Canada as part of his show.
Thanksgiving is a great excuse to spend time with family and delicious food, and this weekend one family is doing just that after spending four months apart.
Annabelle Townsend moved to Regina with her daughter earlier this year. Her husband was stuck back in England trying to find a job that could reunite him with his family.
She struggled to settle into her fulltime job and raise her daughter alone while husband Carl was stuck overseas.
African Lions Dobi, Cooey and their two cubs Nathan and Shadow are on their way out of Saskatoon this November and visitors are sad to see them go.
"It's too bad they're leaving, it's nice when they're here and it would be nice to get them back here," said Mike Puderak, who was at the Forestry Farm Park and Zoo with his two boys on Oct. 7.
"We've seen them a few times coming to the zoo whenever we can. We thought we'd better come out this weekend and see the lions before they're gone."
Thanks to donations, the Souls Harbour Rescue Mission was able to provide a Thanksgiving meal to 250 people Saturday.
The mission sends out invitations to every home in Regina's north central neighbourhood, and also invites the people in their programs, and the people who come to their soup kitchen.
"That's kind of the way its designed - it's a family Thanksgiving," explained director of development Rebecca Cochrane, " And this is a community that gathers to eat on a regular basis, so they gather together to eat for a special occasion as well."