Saskatchewan residents 50 years and older are eligible to receive their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, effective 8 a.m. Monday.
Doctors didn't think Hien Thach had a good chance of survival following a COVID-19 diagnosis. Following five weeks in a coma, he awakened to his wife's prayer: that he would one day meet his unborn son.
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 14 ... What we are watching in Canada ... WOLSELEY, Sask. — A province mourned the loss of a slain RCMP officer on Sunday,... Read more
A man hires a paralegal to handle his divorce, only to discover his money and the paralegal were gone — and he's still married. It's a symptom of a bigger problem because, in many parts of the country, there's no way to tell if a paralegal has any training, expertise or insurance.
WASHINGTON — Canada's cannabis industry, banking on the chance to expand into the United States, is nervously eyeing the American political calendar and the Biden administration's narrow legislative window to ease federal prohibitions on recreational marijuana. The White House has said President... Read more
OTTAWA — Canada is poised to receive around 9.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this week thanks to a massive infusion of shots from Moderna. The federal government says the Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical firm will deliver a total of 7.1 million jabs in two separate shipments this week. The... Read more
A trial is set to begin today for Linda O'Leary, the wife of celebrity businessman Kevin O'Leary, who is charged in a boat crash that killed two people. The collision -- which took place on Lake Joseph, north of Toronto on the night of Aug. 24, 2019 -- also left three people injured. Linda O'Leary... Read more
LAS VEGAS — A difficult challenge awaits the Montreal Canadiens tonight as they enter their Stanley Cup semifinal as underdogs against the host Vegas Golden Knights. The top-ranked Golden Knights won an NHL-best 40 games in the shortened 56-game regular season and tied Colorado for the highest... Read more
Ottawa’s legal challenge of two rulings involving First Nations children taken from their families by an underfunded child-welfare system will be heard in Federal Court today. The federal government has filed for a judicial review of two Canadian Human Rights Tribunal rulings — one that awarded... Read more
A court hearing is scheduled today for the man accused of deliberately striking and killing four members of a Muslim family with his truck in London, Ont. Nathaniel Veltman made a brief appearance in court by video link last Thursday, but his case was adjourned to today. He faces four counts of... Read more
BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Brussels today for a meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and then a Canada-EU summit. Trudeau will begin his day by meeting the president of Latvia, where the Canadian military is leading a NATO alliance battlegroup whose mission is to... Read more
Two people are facing manslaughter charges in relation to the death of RCMP Const. Shelby Patton.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Sunday June 13, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 383,285 new vaccinations administered for a total of 29,008,156 doses given. Nationwide, 4,593,695 people or 12 per cent of the population has been fully... Read more
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday June 13, 2021. There are 1,402,126 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,402,126 confirmed cases (16,955 active, 1,359,240 resolved, 25,931 deaths).*The total case... Read more
Wolseley was quiet Sunday, a day after Patton was killed in the town while conducting a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle.
In a special moment captured by a nurse, Richard Sommerfeld, a COVID-19 survivor shares a dance with his wife on Mother’s Day. Supplied by Sandra Sommerfeld. Read more
FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Chris Johnston put an exclamation mark on a record-setting weekend for Canada's three competitors at the US$1-million Bassmaster Classic. Johnston, of Peterborough, Ont., finished eighth in the Elite Series' premier event at Lake Ray Roberts. It's the best result for a Canadian... Read more
A memorial grew outside the Indian Head RCMP detachment Sunday as community members and colleagues remembered Const. Shelby Patton as an exemplary friend police officer.
Richard Sommerfeld does the heel and toe Polka on May 30, a few months after getting out of the ICU with COVID-19.
GREER, S.C. — Canadian golfer Stuart Macdonald tied for fifth on Sunday at the Korn Ferry Tour's BMW Charity Pro-Am. It marked the third top-10 finish in a row for the Vancouver native, who tied for third and tied for 10th at his past two events. Macdonald finished at 19 under for the 72-hole... Read more
Canadian golfer Maude-Aimee Leblanc posted her third second-place finish of the season at the Symetra Tour's Island Resort Championship on Sunday in Harris, Mich. Leblanc, from Sherbrooke, Que., led by three entering the third and final round before finishing one stroke behind Morgane Metraux of... Read more
Fifteen jurisdictions in Saskatchewan are currently under an Extreme Heat Warning. The warning was issued around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, affecting nearly every jurisdiction on the Alberta border, along with some areas in central Saskatchewan. In the warning are cities such as Lloydminster, Saskatoon,... Read more
LAS VEGAS — From the Manitoba prairie to the Mojave Desert, from largely empty arenas to a capacity crowd: not a lot about Monday's Stanley Cup semifinal opener in Las Vegas will be familiar to the Montreal Canadiens. That includes the Vegas Golden Knights themselves, a team the Canadiens have yet... Read more
BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is joining a meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization with Canada reiterating its broad support for Ukraine, but not whether it will back a move by Kyiv to join the military alliance amid tensions with Russia. The federal government said last week... Read more
COPENHAGEN — Denmark's team doctor said Sunday that Christian Eriksen's heart stopped and that “he was gone” before being resuscitated with a defibrillator at the European Championship. Eriksen collapsed during Denmark's opening Euro 2020 group game against Finland on Saturday... Read more
AMSTERDAM — Denzel Dumfries made up for an earlier mistake by heading in an 85th-minute winning goal Sunday, giving the Netherlands a 3-2 victory over Ukraine at the European Championship. Dumfries missed an open header in the first half, but he converted when the team needed it most, heading in a... Read more
BUCHAREST — The Austrians finally earned a victory at the European Championship, getting the goals they needed from the bench. Michael Gregoritsch and Marko Arnautović both came on as substitutes and scored late to help Austria beat North Macedonia 3-1 Sunday in Group C. “Congratulations to lads,... Read more
Challenging businesses and organizations to fit what they’re doing into the calls to action. That’s what Saskatoon Tribal Chief Mark Arcand is preparing to do Monday, as he and a group will begin their walk around Circle Drive. “I’m going to be doing a walk, around this... Read more
LONDON — Raheem Sterling grew up in the shadow of Wembley Stadium as it was being rebuilt, even getting a tattoo of its famous arch on his left forearm. Now playing for his country at the iconic venue, he used his right foot to give England the start it had been longing for at the European... Read more
BOSTON — Teoscar Hernández belted a pair of three-run homers over the Green Monster — two of Toronto’s eight longballs — and Marcus Semien extended his road hitting streak to 26 games as the Blue Jays pounded the Boston Red Sox 18-4 on Sunday. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, Lourdes Gurriel Jr... Read more
PARIS — Novak Djokovic left the court to go the locker room for a little chat with himself after dropping the first two sets of the French Open final Sunday. Part of him worried he was too diminished and depleted to overcome that deficit against his younger, fresher foe, Stefanos Tsitsipas. And... Read more
Indigenous Cities is meant to give people a new understanding of the land through Elders' memories
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Canada's women's basketball team held on to beat Brazil 71-67 on Sunday, and improve to 2-0 at the AmeriCup, the team's first international tournament in more than a year. Nirra Fields scored 17 points to top world No. 4-ranked Canada, while Kayla Alexander had 11 points and... Read more
Sixty-nine per cent of those aged 18 and up and 67 per cent of those 12 and up have now received their first dose of vaccine.
Saskatchewan continues to gain ground in the battle against COVID. In its daily update Sunday, the Ministry of Health reported that just one per cent more of adults in... Read more
So far, 69 per cent of Saskatchewan residents 18 and older have gotten their first COVID-19 vaccine dose.
Saskatchewan continues to gain ground in the battle against COVID. In its daily update Sunday, the Ministry of Health reported that just one per cent more of adults... Read more
Front-line responders are seeing the toll of more potent opioids in Saskatoon — and the presence of these substances has been growing.... Read more
A new home for the homeless in Fort Qu'Appelle is helping the area's hard-to-house get a fresh start.
Saskatchewan is closing in on its third and final vaccination target in the Reopening Roadmap.