Trick or treat safely with the Access Communications Pumpkin Patrol

Regina, SK – The Access Communications Pumpkin Patrol returns on Halloween Night. A Saskatchewan tradition for 25 years, Pumpkin Patrol is a safety awareness program with Access Communications staff and volunteers out on patrol in 11 communities across the province.

Pumpkin Patrol volunteers will be in Access Communications vehicles – equipped with a flashing orange light, glow-in-the-dark signage and a direct link to local law enforcement. Volunteers will be driving around neighbourhoods from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Sunday, October 31st in the following communities: the Battlefords, Estevan, Martensville, Melville, La Ronge, Air Ronge, Regina, Warman, Weyburn, and Yorkton.

“Pumpkin Patrol is a safety awareness program, first and foremost,” said Fran Moran, Communications Manager at Access Communications. “While we recognize that the COVID-19 pandemic will impact Halloween participation, Access believes in doing our part to keep our communities safe. For families who choose to trick or treat, our stellar volunteers will be out on patrol, following recommended health guidelines.”

Families that choose to trick or treat are advised to visit for the most up-to-date recommendations for safely enjoying Halloween and other fall activities.

Access Communications Pumpkin Patrol is sponsored by Harvard Broadcasting and delivered thanks to the support of local police and RCMP services, as well as WPD Ambulance Services in North Battleford.

To learn more about Pumpkin Patrol, visit

About Access Communications Co-operative
Access Communications Co-operative began serving customers in 1978 and has grown into one of Saskatchewan’s largest telecommunications companies. We deliver exceptional communications and entertainment services to over 235 communities and 170,000 square kilometres of rural areas across our province. As a community-owned, not-for-profit co-operative, our commitment to the community goes beyond providing internet, television, phone, and security services. We dedicate 100% of our earnings to improving the quality of life in the communities and rural areas where we live and do business, primarily through our AccessNow TV community channels, corporate initiatives and fundraising events, and our Children’s Fund charity. 

For more information contact:

Fran Moran
Communications Manager
Access Communications Co-operative
Phone: 306-565-5369; toll free: 1-866-211-6334 ext. 5369

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