In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov. 27 ... What we are watching in Canada ... Black Friday, the one-day shopping bonanza known for its big bargains and large crowds, has... Read more
Indigenous leaders have secured an allotment of funding to clean up old oil and gas wells on First Nation and Metis land in Alberta, after more than half a year of lobbying, including several meetings with the premier and energy minister.
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre has been trying to spin an anodyne speech Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave to a UN conference into a plot to "empower the elites at the expense of the people." It's a bit confusing.
TORONTO - A renowned forensic psychiatrist will continue his testimony today at the murder trial for the man who killed 10 people when he drove a van down a crowded Toronto sidewalk. Alek Minassian has pleaded not guilty to 10 counts of first-degree murder and 16 counts of attempted murder.The... Read more
OTTAWA - Newly released documents have shed light on the secret government talks and debate that took place ahead of a Canadian warship's passage through a sensitive waterway near China last year. Those discussions included a private meeting between the top bureaucrats at the Department of National... Read more
Black Friday, the one-day shopping bonanza known for its big bargains and large crowds, has arrived. While rising COVID-19 cases and weeks of staggered deals have muted the usual fanfare of the shopping event, retailers are banking on today's sales to bolster their bottom line. Retail... Read more
CANBERRA, Australia - British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert arrived back in Australia on Friday and will soon reunite with her family after more than two years in an Iranian prison. Moore-Gilbert was met by public health officials and members of the Australian Defence Force after leaving... Read more
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. EST on Nov. 27, 2020:There are 353,100 confirmed cases in Canada._ Quebec: 136,894 confirmed (including 6,947 deaths, 118,491 resolved) _ Ontario: 109,361 confirmed (including 3,575 deaths, 92,915 resolved) _ Alberta: 51,878... Read more
SAO PAULO - Brazil and Argentina are long rivals for soccer supremacy in South America, and Brazilians naturally think of their own Pel as the best footballer in history. But they are putting aside the argument to mourn the death of Argentine superstar Diego Maradona. Ex-presidents, author Paulo... Read more
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-Elect Joe Biden's victory - even as he insisted such a decision would be a "mistake" - as he spent his Thanksgiving renewing baseless claims that "massive fraud" and... Read more
A classroom and a bus have been shut down at St. Kateri Takakwitha School after a person at the school tested positive for COVID-19.
OTTAWA - Eric Duncan, the first openly gay Conservative MP, laced into the federal health minister Thursday over the Liberals failure to end a ban on gay men donating blood. In a heated and emotional exchange during a late-night committee hearing in the House of Commons, Duncan pressed Patty Hajdu... Read more
The Saskatchewan Health Authority said the province's health care system is strained amid a worsening pandemic.
Staff at the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre are awaiting the results of COVID-19 tests after an outbreak forced the service to close its doors.... Read more
CARACAS, Venezuela - Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela were found guilty of corruption charges by a judge Thursday and immediately sentenced to prison, defence lawyers said, dashing hopes of a quick release that would send them home to their families in the United States... Read more
The K Family Kitchen has served Regina residents for nearly 40 years, but further COVID-19 restrictions may force it to shut down for the second time in 2020.
The restrictions are set to take place on Nov. 27 and will see all sport, recreation and group activities suspended for all age groups.
EDMONTON - The Venezuelan woman who believes she was used as part of Jason Kenney's argument not to lockdown restaurants in Alberta remembers her encounter with the premier as less dramatic than he suggested.Carolina De La Torre says Kenney got her central feelings correct, but she said she did not... Read more
The new measures, which limit table capacity in restaurants and audience capacity at performance venues, are receiving mixed reviews from affected industries.
Forge FC captain Kyle Bekker has been named Canadian Premier League player of the year. The 30-year-old Bekker was announced as the 2020 winner on Thursday, taking the nod over finalists Marco Bustos of Pacific FC and Akeem Garcia of HFX Wanderers FC. Bekker, from Oakville, Ont., led the CPL... Read more
The Saskatchewan government reported 72 new COVID-19 cases located at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre on Thursday. There were 299 new cases reported in the province Thursday, a number that included four staff members and 68 inmates at the correctional centre. Noel Busse, the executive director of... Read more
On Friday, hockey teams in Saskatchewan will not be permitted to play games and engage in competition.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) says it has completed the infrastructure for COVID-19 field hospitals in Saskatoon and Regina.
Who would have thought COVID-19 could be an inspiration? It was for Marion Graham Collegiate music teacher Deb Flynn. With the pandemic wiping out all concerts and performances, she wanted to come up with something her students could look forward to. She says when she first heard the song ‘... Read more
If you're having trouble keeping up with Saskatchewan's changing COVID-19 restrictions, you're not alone.... Read more
Dr. Hassan Masri, who signed an open letter to Premier Scott Moe calling for stronger COVID-19 restrictions, said the latest guidelines still don’t go far enough.
A man faces weapons charges after police say he fired a gunshot at a Saskatoon home early Wednesday morning.... Read more
Alberta's spike in COVID-19 infections and the virus's infiltration of Canada's team is concerning for the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton, according to a health and law expert and an epidemiologist. The 10-country tournament, scheduled from Dec. 25 to Jan. 5 ,is modelled on the same "... Read more
Are you someone who likes to get your holiday shopping done early or someone who puts it off to until the last minute? Either way, here are some activities you can do in Saskatoon (or virtually from across the province) this weekend to help or hinder you in your goals.... Read more
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The leader of the New Democrats has thrown down the gauntlet to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Canada-U. S. relations may never be the same. Jagmeet Singh challenged the firebrand member of Congress to a round of "Among Us," a popular online multiplayer game, and she... Read more
Saskatoon firefighters responded Thursday morning to a multi-vehicle crash near the intersection of Circle Drive and Airport Drive.... Read more
New provincial COVID-19 guidelines that take effect Friday are forcing many group sports to change how they deliver their programs.
The Saskatchewan government reported 72 new cases of COVID-19 at the Saskatoon provincial jail on Thursday.... Read more
Dawn Mills thinks a new restriction that limits capacity at large Saskatchewan stores could benefit smaller outlets like her bulk and specialty food store on Broadway Avenue in Saskatoon.... Read more
MONTREAL - Quebec Premier Francois Legault said Thursday his government will do everything it can to protect young people after a Quebec woman was recently sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for severe child abuse. In the Nov. 13 sentencing decision, Quebec court Judge Conrad Chapdelaine... Read more
VICTORIA - NDP Premier John Horgan has announced his new cabinet. Here is a list: - Selina Robinson, finance. - David Eby, attorney general and the minister responsible for housing. - Anne Kang, advanced education and skills training. - Lana Popham, agriculture, food and fisheries.... Read more
A federal judge has reversed a decision turfing Thunderchild First Nation Coun. Michael Linklater.... Read more
A 21-year-old Saskatoon man is facing charges in connection with a home in the Parkridge area being shot at Wednesday morning. The Saskatoon Police... Read more
The company that owns Thunder Creek Pork is refusing to provide any information about the scale of the COVID-19 outbreak at the Moose Jaw... Read more
VICTORIA - B.C. Premier John Horgan's new cabinet relies on some familiar faces in key positions with Adrian Dix remaining in health, while giving the task of guiding the economy through the COVID-19 pandemic to Selina Robinson with her appointment as finance minister. Robinson has been tapped to... Read more