Saskatchewan News

Regina budget seeks 4.7% mill rate hike

CBC Saskatchewan - 18 min 39 sec ago
The city will debate the budget at their meeting on Dec. 10.
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Federal MPs denounce B.C. group’s controversial Facebook post targeting Sajjan

Metro - 35 min 20 sec ago
The “Okanagan Conservatives” posted a photo and link to a critical article about Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, along with the comment: “This is what happens when you have a cabinet based on affirmative action.”
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Exercise is medicine, and doctors are starting to prescribe it

Metro - 1 hour 2 min ago
If it was a pill, exercise would be a trillion-dollar money-maker prescribed to everyone.
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Final serving Saskatchewan Party founder Dan D’Autremont announces retirement

Global Regina - 1 hour 2 min ago
Seven-term Cannington MLA Dan D'Autremont announced Thursday that he will not be seeking re-election in the 2020 election.

Trudeau to meet key Pacific trade partners at APEC leaders’ summit

Metro - 1 hour 15 min ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks into this weekend’s APEC leaders’ summit with a chance to smooth over lingering sore feelings with some of Canada’s key trading partners on the Pacific Rim.
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Inmate who escaped from the Sask. Pen. back in custody

CTV Regina - 2 hours 24 min ago
An inmate who escaped from the minimum security unit Saskatchewan Penitentiary earlier this week is back in custody.

Saskatchewan Penitentiary inmate recaptured after escape

CBC Saskatchewan - 4 hours 14 min ago
A man who went missing from a federal prison in Prince Albert this week has been re-arrested.
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Scheer backs Brexit despite chaos, says it’s giving Britain back control of itself

Metro - 4 hours 19 min ago
The Canadian Conservative Leader said his support for Britain’s move out of the EU rests not on economics or the practicalities of trade but rather on the principle of sovereignty.
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Regina project helping those experiencing homelessness with free period products

Global Regina - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 20:39
A Regina woman is working to combat a taboo topic, collecting menstrual products to be handed out at various shelters.

Southern Alberta man on trial on sex assault, child luring, child porn charges

Metro - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 20:02
Defence lawyer William Wister acknowledged the images are child pornography, but said that his client was not in possession of the material.
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B.C. children’s watchdog calls for help after two dozen children died of drug overdoses last year

Metro - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 19:54
“Time to Listen: Youth Voices on Substance Use,” also states substance use by children was prevalent in 154 critical injury reports last year, nearly double what it was in 2016.
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Capital Pointe project site is safe: Courts

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 19:38
The long process to fill the empty hole at the corner of Albert Street and Victoria Avenue in Regina is not over and the site has been ruled as "not unsafe."
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Moose Jaw producer highlights struggles of mental health with commercials

Global Regina - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 19:09
An entertainment producer from Moose Jaw is highlighting the struggles of mental health.

Cannabis supply shortage predicted to improve by the new year

Global Regina - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 18:51
Industry insiders say there's been hurdles in keeping up with the initial demand for legal marijuana and it's hard to say when the shortage will be over.

Premier uses erroneous example to defend public employees taking vendor-paid trips

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 18:49
Saskatchewan's Premier said in question period Thursday that sometimes it's OK for public employees to go on vendor-sponsored trips because it brings public benefit and saves taxpayers money, but the example he used turned out to be based on faulty information.
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Cannabis supply shortage predict to improve by the new year

Global Regina - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 18:02
There’s been major logistical hurdles across the country in keeping up with initial demand and it’s hard to truly say when the supply shortage will be over. Meaghan Craig has more.

Saskatoon widow has her husband's tattoos — and the skin they're on — preserved

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:55
Some people put a photo of their departed loved ones above the living room fireplace. Others spread the deceased's ashes. Saskatoon tattoo shop owner Cheryl Wenzel's late husband and business partner Chris left her with far more unconventional instructions.
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City of Weyburn under boil water advisory

CTV Regina - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:49
The city of Weyburn is currently under a boil water advisory.

NFL provides University of Calgary $12M for concussions research

Metro - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:47
The university is the only Canadian school among five institutions in North America that were awarded a total of US$35 million.
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Woman ticketed for not holding escalator handrail to be heard by Supreme Court

Metro - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:09
Bela Kosoian was in a subway station in the Montreal suburb of Laval in 2009 when a police officer told her to respect a pictogram with the instruction, “hold the handrail.”
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