Saskatchewan News

CBC Saskatchewan - 34 min ago
Several cabins at Meeting Lake Regional Park, 90 kilometres northeast of North Battleford, were flooded last Wednesday in a storm. Now cabin-owners are hoping for a permanent solution.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 49 min 34 sec ago
CREMONA, Alta. - A cacophony of bellowing cattle makes it hard to hear the other hoof drop, but rancher Bruce Bird knows it’s coming. Bird runs a cow-calf operation and had to shout to be heard during annual branding last week on his ranch near Cremona, 80 kilometres northwest of Calgary.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 54 min 43 sec ago
OTTAWA - Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is proposing a slew of measures including better data on carding and more training for police officers to combat systemic racism in Canada. The proposals come as protests continued to rage in the United States over the police killing of George... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 21 sec ago
HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia family is making a passionate appeal for the federal and Nova Scotia governments to end the “back and forth” over who leads a public inquiry into the province’s mass shooting. Darcy Dobson, the daughter of a licensed practical nurse who was among the 22... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 9 min ago
WASHINGTON - U.S. construction spending fell 2.9% in April with broad declines across all building activity as shutdowns hobbled projects and workers were told to stay home. The Commerce Department said that the April decline followed a basically flat reading in March. Spending on residential... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 15 min ago
A gas barbecue erupted in flames Saturday in Moose Jaw, causing damage to two homes and a camper. At 4:44 p.m. Saturday, Moose Jaw police officers and firefighters responded to a fire call on the 100 block of Iroquois Street East. An overheated gas barbecue had erupted in flames, igniting the back... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 hour 19 min ago
The federal government is expected to announce financial help for municipalities taking a financial hit from COVID-19.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 25 min ago
Strong wind gusts caused havoc Monday morning across central Saskatchewan with downed trees, scattered patio furniture and numerous power outages. Environment Canada meteorologist Brad Vrolijk said Saskatoon recorded the strongest wind gust in the province at 95 kilometres per hour. Kindersley... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 32 min ago
WASHINGTON - American factories slowed for the third consecutive month in May as they continued to sustain economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said Monday that its manufacturing index came in at 43.1 last month... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 37 min ago
MONTREAL - Eleven people have been arrested after tensions flared between protesters and police following a Montreal anti-racism demonstration on Sunday. While the formal rally took place without incident, the situation later degenerated when some protesters smashed windows... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 44 min ago
8:30 – We’ve taken steps to isolate the most vulnerable groups as we fight COVID-19, and no group is more vulnerable than seniors. But leaving seniors in isolation for months comes with its own suite of issues. Dr. Lilian Thorpe is a geriatric psychiatrist, and she says... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 47 min ago
A collision on Highway 3 west of Paradise Hill has closed the road in both directions. The Maidstone RCMP said in a media release Monday that a crash about 10 kilometres west of Paradise Hill — at the intersection of Highway 3 and Range Road 3254 — has forced the closure. The Mounties... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 49 min ago
TORONTO - Rogers Centre, the home of the Toronto Blue Jays, is going to be temporarily converted into a giant food bank facility. Rogers Communications and the Jays Care Foundation have announced a new initiative, called Step Up to the Plate, to support Food Banks Canada. They say... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 hour 50 min ago
Maidstone RCMP are asking motorists to take an alternate route near Paradise Hill.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 50 min ago
TORONTO - Canada's Olympic and Paralympic athletes will return to sport with the help of $5 million. The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees and Own The Podium came up with the money to get the athletes back to training in their facilities as some COVID-19 restrictions begin to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 8 min ago
By the time the Saskatchewan Legislature resumes sitting June 15, it will have been almost three months since the sitting was suspended for the pandemic. On Tuesday, the government and official opposition announced their house leaders had reached a deal, and the two sides would... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 15 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - After six straight days of unrest, America headed into a new work week Monday with neighbourhoods in shambles, urban streets on lockdown and political leaders struggling to control the coast-to-coast outpouring of rage over police killings of black people. Despite curfews in big... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 2 hours 18 min ago
Workers were locked out of the Refinery on Dec. 5, 2019, after a strike vote.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 23 min ago
HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia family is making a passionate appeal for the federal and Nova Scotia governments to end the "back and forth" over who leads a public inquiry into the province's mass shooting. Darcy Dobson, the daughter of a licensed practical nurse who was among the... Read more

CTV Regina - 2 hours 36 min ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to announce this morning that the federal government will be offering cities an advanced transfer of infrastructure funding to help cover COVID-19-prompted budget shortfalls.

Regina Leader-Post - 2 hours 50 min ago
Two prominent members of the Green and White are speaking out about matters black and white.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 2 hours 50 min ago
Despite significant seizures, the amount of fentanyl and methamphetamine making its way into the province continues to rise, bringing with it criminal charges, shattered lives and multiple deaths.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 2 hours 50 min ago
Regina Leader-Post reporter Jennifer Ackerman may be on maternity leave, but she is still doing interviews.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 2 hours 50 min ago
No. 34 is No. 1 with Saskatchewan Roughriders fans.... Read more

Global Regina - 2 hours 50 min ago
A viewer submitted photo is featured daily in Your Saskatchewan on Global Saskatoon and Global Regina.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 53 min ago
Right along with the name George Floyd, we’ve seen the name of Colin Kaepernick being discussed in the last week. You know, the NFL quarterback whom many yelled at, booed, criticized and turned their back on because he was taking a knee during the national anthem. I hope today, and over the... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 3 hours 30 min ago
Environment Canada said on Monday morning that strong winds may cause damage.

CBC Saskatchewan - 3 hours 38 min ago
A new report from the City of Saskatoon says the bridge city continues to rank among the lowest in the country when it comes to finding another home for its garbage outside of the landfill.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 3 hours 50 min ago
Bruce Gordon — the voice of Huskies’ hockey for nearly four decades — will be remembered as a true “Huskie legend,” a campus hockey “fixture” and unique, one-of-a-kind tradition.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 3 hours 50 min ago
One of the first acts of the current Saskatoon city council was passing the 2017 budget that included $1.5 million to preserve and enhance the Northeast Swale.... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 4 hours 44 min ago
With cities wounded by days of violent unrest, America headed into a new week with neighbourhoods in shambles, urban streets on lockdown and shaken confidence about when leaders would find the answers to control the mayhem amid unrelenting raw emotion over police killings of black... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 4 hours 50 min ago
Three Saskatchewan teens opened up about how the pandemic has affected their lives.

CBC Saskatchewan - 5 hours 50 min ago
Saskatchewan campers can rejoice and pack up their tents and barbecues. Campground visitors are now permitted to stay in parks overnight, but many amenities will stay closed.

CBC Saskatchewan - 5 hours 50 min ago
Restaurants in Saskatchewan will be allowed to open June 8, but some say they might not be able to.

CBC Saskatchewan - 5 hours 50 min ago
Regina's Ward 3 city councillor Andrew Stevens has numerous questions and concerns about a leak from the Co-op Refinery Complex in May, which was identified by City of Regina staff at the wastewater treatment facility.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 50 min ago
Most Canadians may have missed out on spring, but one of the country's most prominent weather forecasters says they'll likely get to enjoy a more seasonal summer. The Weather Network is calling for slightly warmer than normal temperatures across most of the country, with Ontario and Quebec slated... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 10 min ago
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 June 1 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ... Some provinces are moving today to loosen more restrictions... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 40 min ago
OTTAWA - Injured Canadian veterans are being forced to wait on average twice as long as promised to find out whether they qualify for financial help from the government, even as the backlog of unprocessed applications for assistance continues to grow. Veterans are told the vast majority will know... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 46 min ago
Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is what some of the provinces have announced so far: Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador announced on May 29 that "bubbles" that had been limited... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 7 hours 50 min ago
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unexpected challenges in administering Canada's $875 million class action settlement agreement with Sixties Scoop survivors, including delays that some survivors say are creating a lot of frustration.

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