An appeal has been granted and a new trial ordered for a man found guilty of killing two and seriously injuring another in a 2016 crash near Young, Sask.
NEW YORK - Holocaust survivors Ruth Brandspiegel and Israel "Sasha" Eisenberg call their reunion a miracle that began on the holiest day in Judaism, and it only happened thanks to a prayer service that was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. Decades ago their families, who came from the... Read more
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern):11:05 a.m.Ontario is reporting 821 new cases of COVID-19 today, and three new deaths due to the virus.Health Minister Christine Elliott says 327 cases are in Toronto, 136 in Peel Region, 79 in Ottawa, and 64 in York Region.The... Read more
I’m looking around at the sports TV schedule right now and see a giant hole — and I shake my head at an opportunity lost for the CFL. The World Series could be done by the weekend. The Stanley Cup has been handed out and the NHL season won’t start until January. The NBA is off for... Read more
OTTAWA - A new report by the parliamentary budget office suggests that expanding access to medical assistance in dying would lead to nearly 1,200 more aided deaths next year. The government's bid to expand eligibility for assisted death is contained in Bill C-7, which is before the House of Commons... Read more
Here’s what we know ahead of Saskatchewan’s next update on COVID-19 cases in the province.
8:30 – In Ottawa the Liberals are threatening an election if the Conservative Party moves ahead with its efforts to create a special anti-corruption committee in the House of Commons, their latest effort to get a real investigation into the WE Charity scandal. Meanwhile,... Read more
Canadians thinking of buying new can expect to pay more for their dream home as domestic lumber prices have doubled — even tripled — since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
LOS ANGELES - Father Bill Moore, a Catholic priest and prominent abstract expressionist who spent decades spreading spiritualism through his paintings, has died at age 71. Moore died Sunday at a Southern California hospice, his longtime friend and art representative, Tom Irwin, told The Associated... Read more
LOS ANGELES - James Redford, a filmmaker, activist and son of actor Robert Redford, has died. He was 58. Robert Redford's publicist, Cindi Berger, said in a statement Monday that the 84-year-old father is mourning with his family during this "difficult time." His wife, Kyle, confirmed in an... Read more
NEW YORK - Adam McKay was head writer at "Saturday Night Live" during the 2000 election - a heady era for the sketch show that saw the phrase "strategery" become lodged in the nation's consciousness, Darrell Hammond's Al Gore explain his "lockbox" and a blue-suit clad Will Ferrell dance as Janet... Read more
NEW YORK - Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe's August Wilson adaptation "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," showcasing Chadwick Boseman's final performance opposite Viola Davis' powerhouse blues singer. The film, shot last year, was already one of the year's most anticipated, coming as the next... Read more
Two communities in northern Saskatchewan are implementing additional safety measures as COVID-19 spreads in their communities.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers. The lawsuit marks the government's most significant act to protect competition since its... Read more
Americans have lost trust across the board in the people and institutions informing them about the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and USAFacts. The poll finds that the percentage of people... Read more
LONDON - The British government and officials in Manchester, England's second-largest city, were still talking Tuesday after a noon deadline passed for the city to agree to tighter coronavirus measures. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is struggling to impose his plan for localized restrictions on... Read more
Countries across Europe are battling coronavirus infection spikes with new lockdowns, curfews, face mask orders and virus tracking smart phone apps. In a small sign of success, Spain's government said it won't extend a state of emergency in the Madrid region when it expires Saturday, but will look... Read more
Running a political campaign takes a lot of organization. There are mountains of flyers to print off and hand out, signs to make and put up, and plenty of maps to carefully keep an eye on. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has cut down the activity in campaign war rooms. Carla Beck, the NDP candidate... Read more
It has been a off-season like no other for Jeremy O’Day due to COVID-19.... Read more
COVID-19 has forced adjustments in all walks of life, including how the Saskatchewan Roughriders handle scouting for the 2021 CFL season.... Read more
Xin Wan asks her husband if her hair looks OK as they sit down to an on-camera interview.... Read more
WASHINGTON - U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9% in September after having fallen in August as home building remains one of the bright spots for the economy. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that the September increased pushed home construction to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1... Read more
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Where New Democrat Party Leader Ryan Meili is spending the final days of this 2020 election campaign is telling, but so is the group he seems to be addressing.... Read more
A new program aims to teach school children across Saskatchewan the Michif language and culture to ensure it isn't lost — but shared with future generations to come.
Saskatchewan's Salvation Army commander wants people who are experiencing homelessness, or are close to it, to know that they do not have to live in the winter cold despite COVID-19 regulations at shelters.
The city clerk says people should have started getting their voting cards in the mail Monday.
Advance voting for the provincial election starts Tuesday, with polls open from noon to 8 p.m. CST daily until Saturday.
Two women say they were told no officers were available due to a shift change.
Voters who want to cast their ballots early will be able to do so Tuesday, when advance polls open. The advance polling stations will be open from noon to 8 p.m., from Tuesday to Saturday. The location of the polls can be found on voter information cards or on the... Read more
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. EDT on Oct. 20, 2020:There are 200,939 confirmed cases in Canada._ Quebec: 94,429 confirmed (including 6,044 deaths, 79,529 resolved) _ Ontario: 65,075 confirmed (including 3,050 deaths, 55,978 resolved) _ Alberta: 22,673... Read more
Oct. 20 marks one year since Saskatchewan curler Aly Jenkins died, a day her family will celebrate two birthdays despite the profound sadness that the young mother is not there with them.
During a virtual debate that delved into affordability, mental health and Indigenous rights on Monday, NDP Leader Ryan Meili courted the youth vote by promising to make reconciliation a top issue and hammering his Saskatchewan Party opponent on the minimum wage.... Read more
LOS ANGELES - Jeff Bridges says he is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good. The 70-year-old actor channeled his The Dude character from "The Big Lebowski" in a statement on social media about the diagnosis Monday evening. He said he understands the disease is serious. He expressed... Read more
Regina police say they have arrested a 71-year-old man with a prior history of committing violent sexual offences.... Read more
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 Oct. 20 ...What we are watching in Canada ...Debate begins later today on the Conservatives' push for an anticorruption committee the... Read more
A man living in the Heritage neighbourhood of Regina who was the subject of a previous public disclosure has been arrested.