Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 55 min 15 sec ago
Actor Alec Baldwin says his passion about preserving the planet for future generations was sparked by meeting indigenous people who are guardians of their lands at the 2015 Paris conference that adopted the landmark agreement to tackle global warming. Baldwin was at U.N. headquarters Tuesday night... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 54 min 43 sec ago
PHILADELPHIA - A fee dispute between actor Bill Cosby and one of the many law firms hired to address his legal problems shows the Los Angeles firm alone was billing Cosby $1 million a month in the run-up to his first sex assault trial. The imprisoned Cosby is challenging a California... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 7 min ago
TORONTO - Joe Panik homered and drove in three runs, Kevin Pillar had an RBI in his return to Rogers Centre, and the San Francisco Giants held off a late Toronto comeback attempt to defeat the Blue Jays 7-6 on Tuesday in the opener of a two-game interleague series. Pablo... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 34 min ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - A slim majority of voters in Prince Edward Island have rejected a switch to a proportional representation electoral system, though it remains unclear how the province’s new government will respond. Voters in the general election were asked to answer the question: “... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 35 min ago
TORONTO - Many NHL players were either not yet born or too young to remember the last time a Canadian team hoisted the Stanley Cup. That trend will continue for a 25th NHL season after all three Canadian teams were eliminated in the opening round of the 2018-19 playoffs. The Boston Bruins defeated... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 39 min ago
TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors dispatched the Orlando Magic in record time, checking the first box of what the team hopes is a long playoff run. Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points as Toronto throttled Orlando 115-96 on Tuesday, winning an opening-round playoff series in five games for the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 42 min ago
BOSTON - Tuukka Rask made 32 saves as the Boston Bruins downed the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 on Tuesday to win their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal 4-3. Sean Kuraly and Joakim Nordstrom, with a goal and an assist each, and Marcus Johansson scored for Boston before... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 50 min ago
TORONTO - The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a commemorative loonie Tuesday to mark what it called a key milestone for lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and two-spirited people, with the government saying the coin symbolized progress while highlighting the work that still... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 51 min ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - Voters in P.E.I. have shed their century-old embrace of the Island’s two-party system, electing a Tory minority government and handing the upstart Green party official Opposition status for the first time. With all polls reporting Tuesday, the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 52 min ago
BOSTON - The Toronto Maple Leafs have been eliminated from the NHL playoffs. Toronto lost to the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 of their first-round series. With the Maple Leafs’ exit there are no Canadian teams left in the NHL’s post-season. More coming. The Canadian Press Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 57 min ago
BOSTON - The Toronto Raptors are moving on in the NBA playoffs. Kawhi Leonard had 27 points as Toronto routed the Orlando Magic 115-96 in Game 5 of their first-round matchup. The Raptors won the best-of-seven series 4-1. More coming. The Canadian Press

CTV Regina - 2 hours 16 min ago
A second world war-era plane hurtles barely five metres above the ground at nearly 170 km/h. There is little room for error at this speed and height.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 21 min ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - Voters in P.E.I. have shed their century-old embrace of the Island’s two-party system, electing a Tory minority government and handing the upstart Green party official Opposition status for the first time. With all polls reporting Tuesday, the... Read more

CTV Regina - 2 hours 39 min ago
Two men who work on Sakimay First Nation have created an event to keep the community’s youth from drinking and using drugs.

Global Regina - 2 hours 44 min ago
The FSIN said a farmer who had been evicted from Ochapowace First Nation lands over failure to pay rent was spotted on reserve last week.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 49 min ago
GAUHATI, India - A moderate earthquake shook remote northeastern India near the border with China early Wednesday, but no damage or casualties were immediately reported. U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist Gavin Hayes said the area in Arunachal Pradesh state is sparsely populated so not many... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 54 min ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - A look at Dennis King, leader of the P.E.I. Progressive Conservatives and the Island’s apparent next premier. Age: 47. Early years: Grew up in Georgetown, P.E.I. Education: Graduated from Montague Regional High School in 1990. Studied journalism in Ontario. Career: King worked... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 18 sec ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - Voters in P.E.I. have shed their century-old embrace of the Island’s two-party system by electing a Tory minority government, bringing a dramatic conclusion to a tight electoral race that saw the upstart Green party secure a firm foothold in the legislature. Two... Read more

Global Regina - 3 hours 2 min ago
Saskatchewan has been looking to the federal government for aid since China decided to block imports of the oilseed from Canada.

CTV Regina - 3 hours 18 min ago
A new brewery is opening in Regina, and it’s located in one of the oldest areas of the city: the Warehouse District.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 21 min ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - P.E.I. Premier Wade MacLauchlan has lost his own district of Stanhope-Marshfield as his Liberals went down to defeat province-wide in Tuesday’s provincial election. The Tories hold a slim lead over the Greens, and the Island will have a minority government with the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 26 min ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - Voters in P.E.I. have shed their century-old embrace of the Island’s two-party system by electing a minority government, but the final outcome remained unclear amid a tight electoral race that saw the Tories holding a slim lead over the Greens. Less than two hours after... Read more

Global Regina - 3 hours 28 min ago
A wildfire in the RM of Biggar on Monday led to a state of emergency in effect for Tuesday. Ryan Kessler reports.

CTV Regina - 3 hours 33 min ago
It was once predicted to tower above the Regina skyline, but the Capital Pointe project has fallen well below those expectations.

Global Regina - 3 hours 34 min ago
The Regina Police Service is looking for two suspects after an attempted taxi robbery early Saturday morning.

Global Regina - 3 hours 39 min ago
You can’t be in the operating room with them but you do play an important role in your child’s surgical experience.

Regina Leader-Post - 3 hours 42 min ago
The Saskatchewan Roughriders are hoping that a miner can produce majors. That was... Read more

Global Regina - 3 hours 43 min ago
The Saskatchewan Science Centre held a party featuring science experiments to mark their 30th anniversary.

Global Regina - 3 hours 54 min ago
A group of 18 dads from Edmonton, with kids in Perfect Storm Athletics, surprised their daughters with a viral cheerleading routine of their own last week.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 10 min ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - P.E.I. Green Leader Peter Bevan-Baker has won his own district of New Haven-Rocky Point in Tuesday’s provincial election. More to come… The Canadian Press Read more

Global Regina - 4 hours 14 min ago
The Saskatchewan Science Centre held a party featuring science experiments to mark their 30th anniversary. Sarah Komadina with the story.

Global Regina - 4 hours 16 min ago
Wine continues to be the fastest growing alcohol in Saskatchewan, and the province is an outlier from the rest of Canada with declining spirit sales. David Baxter with more.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 18 min ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - As the death toll from the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 321 on Tuesday, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility and released images that purported to show the attackers, while the country’s prime minister warned that several suspects armed with... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 27 min ago
TORONTO - The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a commemorative loonie Tuesday to mark what it called a key milestone for lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and two-spirited people, with the government saying the coin symbolized progress while highlighting the work that still... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 29 min ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - As the early returns rolled in, three of Prince Edward Island’s political parties - including the upstart Greens - were locked in a tight race following a campaign that has the potential to make history. Half an hour after the polls closed, the... Read more

Global Regina - 4 hours 38 min ago
Wine continues to be the fastest growing alcohol in Saskatchewan, and the province is an outlier from the rest of Canada with declining spirit sales.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 39 min ago
American seismologists say a magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook a remote part of India near the border with China early Wednesday, in a mountainous region that has experienced huge quakes in the past. U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist Gavin Hayes said the area in India’s northeastern-most... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 4 hours 41 min ago
The federal and provincial governments are combining to provide around $100 million in funding for public safety projects in northern Saskatchewan communities. Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale announced Tuesday in Prince Albert that the federal government will... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 44 min ago
TORONTO - The Toronto Arrows are Major League Rugby’s team of the week after a bonus-point win over the visiting Houston SaberCats. Toronto led 21-0, before Houston answered with three tries of its own. Arrows lock Mike Sheppard secured the four-try bonus point in the 58th minute and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 44 min ago
MONTREAL - Quebec’s ethics commissioner has announced she is opening an investigation into Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon regarding assets he allegedly holds in private companies. The investigation is to look into whether the minister broke conflict of interest rules and whether... Read more

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