Saskatchewan News

Sask. Auto Fund paid out $800M in claims in 2016-17

CBC Saskatchewan - 58 min 42 sec ago
SGI Canada reported a $65.2 million profit for 2016-17 with $738.9 million in premiums.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Crop conditions decline due to hot weather, lack of rain in Sask.

CTV Regina - 1 hour 37 sec ago
Many areas of Saskatchewan remain very dry, and crop conditions continue to decline due to hot temperatures and lack of rain, according to the latest weekly provincial crop report.

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in southeastern Sask.

CTV Regina - 1 hour 34 min ago
Health officials in southeastern Saskatchewan say mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus.

New Balgonie overpass set to open early next week

CTV Regina - 1 hour 54 min ago
The new Balgonie overpass is set to open to traffic early next week.

Man charged with possessing, distributing child porn in Regina

CTV Regina - 2 hours 10 min ago
A Regina man is facing child pornography charges after an investigation that lasted more than a year.

Rain needed to replenish deteriorating topsoil conditions in Saskatchewan

Global Regina - 2 hours 21 min ago
Much needed rain is needed in many parts of Saskatchewan to replenish rapidly deteriorating topsoil conditions.

Regina man facing child pornography charges

Global Regina - 2 hours 29 min ago
A Regina man is facing charges after being accused of making child pornography available on a peer-to-peer sharing network.

Credit and debit card spending down in Sask. this spring

CBC Saskatchewan - 2 hours 53 min ago
Saskatchewan bucked a national trend toward increased spending in the second quarter of 2017, according to one of Canada's debit and credit payment processors.
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Regina firefighters snuff rail car fire by Evraz Steel Mill

CBC Saskatchewan - 4 hours 3 min ago
The Regina Fire Department responded to a flaming rail car by the Evraz Steel Mill on Wednesday morning.
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Advisory issued in Saskatchewan for algae blooms

Global Regina - 6 hours 4 min ago
Algae blooms may be forming quickly in Saskatchewan due to the recent streak of warm weather.

Sask. Métis man uses traditional medicines to treat terminal cancer

CBC Saskatchewan - 7 hours 52 min ago
A terminal cancer patient in Saskatchewan believes his choice to be treated using traditional Indigenous medicines rather than chemotherapy was initially disrespected by a specialist in the province.
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Concerns about Highway 10 safety rise after Canada Day tragedy

CBC Saskatchewan - 7 hours 52 min ago
In the wake of a tragic Canada Day crash outside of Melville, Sask., which claimed the lives of three people, area residents are concerned about the safety of the roadway.
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O.J. Simpson letter touting education read aloud

CTV Regina - 11 hours 24 min ago
O.J. Simpson's lawyer has read a letter from his client to a Nevada lawmaker thanking him for providing educational materials to the prison where the former football star has been housed for nearly nine years.

Bubonic plague's close cousin claims 1 prairie dog in Sask. national park

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:21
Parks Canada has closed off a Saskatchewan national park's remote prairie dog colony to the public after a prairie dog from the area tested positive for sylvatic plague — the same bacteria that causes the bubonic and pneumonic plague in humans.
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Riders to close one practice a week

Global Regina - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:09
Chris Jones doesn’t mince words. “Somebody was watching,” he said Wednesday.

Regina business increases security following mysterious voicemail, series of vandalism incidents

Global Regina - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:42
Wed, Jul 19: Regina police are investigating after the manager of the Omni Surgery Centre received a threatening voicemail, followed by a series of vandalism incidents. As Marney Blunt tells us, it’s caused the centre to enhance their security system — for their own safety.

Regina Chamber of Commerce drumming up NAFTA support in U.S. as negotiations begin

Global Regina - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:37
Wed, Jul 19: The annual premiers’ meeting in Edmonton has wrapped up, and a big topic of conversation was NAFTA. South of the border, President Donald Trump has long promised to tear up or renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. We now know when those renegotiation talks will begin. David Baxter now with more...

SaskPower reports operating income of $46M

Global Regina - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:37
Wed, Jul 19: SaskPower keeps the lights on — most of the time — and holds billions of dollars in assets. But where does Saskatchewan sit, as much of the rest of the world turns to more renewable resources? Jules Knox takes a closer look at the people’s power company.

Regina Police Service celebrates 125th anniversary

CTV Regina - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 18:37
No birthday is complete without a party, and members of the Regina Police Service celebrated the force’s 125th anniversary with hundreds of their closest friends.

Lawsuit filed against two Regina police officers

CTV Regina - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 18:26
Two Regina police officers have had a lawsuit filed against them after an alleged incident last year.