Saskatchewan News

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 47 min 27 sec ago
A blockade in Saskatoon set up in a show of solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs is now down but won't soon be forgotten, says the local organizing group.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 49 min 54 sec ago
Coun. Ann Iwanchuk wants residents of Saskatoon's west side to get another opportunity for input on possible changes to access to Circle Drive.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 51 min 16 sec ago
Shaking and saying he was "dope sick" while on the stand, a Crown witness refusing to give evidence during a second-degree murder trial in Saskatoon was found in contempt of court.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 hour 15 min ago
Saskatchewan RCMP say alcohol may have been a factor in two fatal snowmobile collisions on the weekend.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 hour 16 min ago
A Saskatoon police officer is on leave as RCMP conduct an investigation after a three-minute video of a man yelling at a child was shared hundreds of times on Facebook, eliciting an outcry on social media.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 15 min ago
RALEIGH, N.C. - David Ayres is still adjusting to new-found stardom after winning a game as the emergency goaltender for the Carolina Hurricanes. The 42-year-old Zamboni driver and kidney-transplant recipient has been making the rounds on TV shows and radio interviews since earning Saturday's... Read more

Global Regina - 1 hour 21 min ago
WATCH: The countdown is on for who should grace the next Canadian $5 bill, but is the honour worthy of the hype? Daniella Ponticelli finds out and looks at one campaign backing a famous Saskatchewan politician.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 hour 28 min ago
Saskatchewan RCMP are investigating two separate fatal snowmobile collisions that happened during the weekend.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 29 min ago
OTTAWA - The experts overseeing the massive restoration of Canada's largest Parliament building have to find out a way to cram more than 100 additional MPs into the House of Commons without compromising its architectural heritage. A House of Commons committee Tuesday heard... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 hour 31 min ago
The number of coronavirus cases outside of China is growing. With more than 260 confirmed cases, Italy now has the highest number of reported cases outside of Asia. A Saskatchewan woman is there, deciding what to do next.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 39 min ago
As a mother of two and a support worker in her day-to-day life, Christie-Lee Sinclair never thought she’d be in the running to become a cover girl. But in early January, that all changed. That’s when her friends began tagging her in a social media post asking for women worldwide to... Read more

Global Regina - 1 hour 45 min ago
While the provincial election is eight months away, the Saskatchewan NDP have unveiled their first campaign promise -- to build a parkade at the Regina General Hospital.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 46 min ago
VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Whitecaps have signed Canadian forward Tosaint Ricketts to a contract extension through 2021. The 32-year-old is entering his 12th professional season. His career includes three seasons with Toronto FC from 2016 to 2018, as well as stops in Finland, Romania, Norway,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 51 min ago
LONDON - Serge Gnabry and Robert Lewandowski combined to lead a devastating second-half attacking display by Bayern Munich at Chelsea on Tuesday and secure a 3-0 victory in their Champions League last-16 first leg. The hosts were torn apart by the intensity of the German champions but held out... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 50 min ago
NAPLES, Italy - On a night when Lionel Messi was expected to put on a show in the stadium that was once Diego Maradona's, the Barcelona forward did relatively little in a 1-1 draw at Napoli in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday. Dries Mertens tied Napoli's all-time scoring... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 hour 56 min ago
Alcohol may be a factor in two fatal snowmobile crashes on the weekend, Saskatchewan RCMP say.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 1 min ago
VICTORIA - A hospice society in British Columbia is having its funding stopped because it will not comply with the province's policy on medical assistance in dying. The Health Ministry says Fraser Health stopped funding the Delta Hospice Society on Tuesday after giving the organization a... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 2 hours 2 min ago
The legal battle over the carbon tax will soon reach Canada’s highest court with Saskatchewan playing a major role — and a lower court ruling on Monday has increased the drama.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 5 min ago
NEW YORK - The credibility of porn star Stormy Daniels will be the central issue when Michael Avenatti goes on trial in April on charges that he cheated her of $300,000 from a book deal, his attorney said Tuesday. Lawyer Tom Warren spoke outside court after his client, his feet and hands shackled,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 13 min ago
CALGARY - A Calgary man is paralyzed after an intruder shot him in his Barbados vacation rental. A longtime friend and former colleague says Ken Elliott was on holiday with his wife, brother and sister in law. Landon Zabloski says he heard from Elliott's wife that the group was... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 33 min ago
TORONTO - It's been a meteoric rise for jockey Kazushi Kimura. The laurels have been steady for the 20-year-old since 2018 when he left his native Japan to ride at Toronto's Woodbine Racetrack. He was named Canada's top apprentice jockey following his first season, then in January... Read more

Global Regina - 2 hours 37 min ago
Two Regina city councillors are looking for a “detailed public consultation plan” from the PCC surrounding the CNIB/ Brandt project in Wascana Park.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 50 min ago
OTTAWA - The federal privacy watchdog has accused the RCMP of ignoring his office's efforts to investigate complaints about the national police force's failure to respond to information requests from the public. Under the federal Privacy Act, individuals can ask... Read more

Global Regina - 3 hours 7 min ago
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Global Regina - 3 hours 17 min ago
A warming trend will usher out February in Saskatchewan, with positive temperatures on the way. Peter Quinan with the details in your Feb. 25 SkyTracker weather outlook.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 18 min ago
VANCOUVER - A lawyer for the British Columbia government says private clinics would increase wait lists for "ordinary" people in the public system and especially harm those who are most dependent on universal health care. Jonathan Penner told a B.C. Supreme Court judge today... Read more

CTV Regina - 3 hours 19 min ago
Running back Xavier Turner will be joining the Saskatchewan Roughriders roster this year.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 21 min ago
WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is hinting at a potential breakthrough with the federal government on a carbon tax. Pallister says federal and provincial senior officials have been in consistent contact over the last few weeks. He says the province is willing to talk about a new price,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 23 min ago
HAMILTON - Protesters in central Canada erected new rail blockades on Tuesday as the federal government said it was still working to de-escalate ongoing tensions with a British Columbia First Nation at the heart of the widespread disruptions. A day after police dismantled a major rail blockade near... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 34 min ago
MAGNOLIA, Miss. - A Mississippi jury has convicted a man in the 2017 shooting deaths of eight people, including some of his own relatives and a deputy sheriff who responded to a domestic disturbance call. Willie Cory Godbolt, 37, was convicted Tuesday afternoon after jurors heard nine days of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 39 min ago
TORONTO - The conviction and 40-year prison term handed a young Canadian for plotting terrorist attacks on New York City was entirely justified, American prosecutors argue in a new appeal brief. In addition, they reject arguments from Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy that his fair-trial rights were... Read more

CTV Regina - 3 hours 41 min ago
A pair of friends has launched an online campaign to put former Sask. Premier Tommy Douglas on Canada's new $5 bill.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 40 min ago
OTTAWA - Sen. Lynn Beyak sought to stave off suspension from the upper chamber today, apologizing unreservedly for posting offensive letters online and pledging to do more to show her contrition. Beyak says after careful consideration, she now regrets both posting the letters - which included... Read more

Global Regina - 3 hours 45 min ago
The Supreme Court was already set to hear appeals from Ontario and Saskatchewan prior to Alberta's ruling.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 50 min ago
Toronto Arrows fullback Sam Malcolm has been named Major League Rugby's player of the week after a 24-point performance against the defending champion Seattle Seawolves. The 24-year-old from New Zealand was a perfect nine-for-nine off the kicking tee, booting six penalties and three conversions in... Read more

Global Regina - 3 hours 53 min ago
Analysts say geography is part of the problem as pipeline projects in Canada tend to cross more borders and Indigenous territories than typical projects in the United States.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 57 min ago
Parents with kids in school can likely breathe a sigh of relief, at least for this week. Patrick Maze, the president of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF), said his meeting Tuesday with Education Minister Gord Wyant was “productive” and “positive.” Because of that,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 15 min ago
VANCOUVER - A lawyer for a gaming expert says a cash cap is the only way to stop money laundering at casinos in British Columbia. Christine Mainville told a public inquiry today that money is not being laundered through casinos in any traditional sense. Mainville is... Read more

Global Regina - 4 hours 17 min ago
Both the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation president and provincial education minister are feeling optimistic about talks, one day after teachers voted in favour of job action.

CBC Saskatchewan - 4 hours 20 min ago
A Wet'suwet'en solidarity protest camp next to a rail track in Saskatoon has been dismantled by the demonstrators because of a shortage of supplies.