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Cuthand: Lack of French should not be concern for first Indigenous Governor General

3 hours 23 min ago
This week we made history in Canada when the first Indigenous person in history was invested as Canadas Governor General. Mary Simon has made a long journey from her homeland in northern Quebec to her new home at Rideau Hall. Read More

Letters: Many difficulties faced in applying for social assistance

5 hours 24 min ago
New assistance program could cause long-term issues Read More

Sask. doctor returns after six months on the frontlines of Bolivia's COVID-19 fight

6 hours 23 min ago
When Dr. Ivar Mendez returned home, he found a different kind of pandemic waiting for him. Read More

'Sink into the dry as dust soil': What historic droughts mean for today

6 hours 23 min ago
The clouds that never rained didn't dampen spirits for George Smith, a Moose Jaw-area farmer. He and his neighbours "haven’t lost hope. We have lived through many years of this," Smith said. Read More

Federal government reaches nearly $8B deal with First Nations on drinking water suit

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 18:20
OTTAWA -- The federal government has reached a nearly $8-billion settlement with First Nations who launched a class-action lawsuit over the lack of clean, safe drinking water in their communities. Read More

Saskatoon woman Tiara Jackle files statement of defence in response to civil suit by local band Bombargo

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 17:43
A Saskatoon woman named in a civil suit has filed her statement of defence, saying posts and comments alleging inappropriate conduct at a 2016 video shoot were published "in good faith, and without malice." Read More

Appeal court upholds adult sentence for teen who killed Simon Grant

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 17:41
A 21-year-old man will continue serving an adult sentence for killing a La Ronge restaurant owner when he was 17 after the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal to replace the adult sentence with a rehabilitative youth sentence. Read More

Sask. has no plans to follow Alberta, B.C. on vaccinating kids born in 2009

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 17:04
Saskatchewan doesn't plan to give COVID-19 vaccines to children until their 12th birthdays, despite calls from the provincial opposition to inoculate more tweens before the school year begins. Read More

Vehicle smashes into McNally Robinson Booksellers

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 15:39
Saskatoon police have issued a ticket for driving without due care and attention after a vehicle hit one of the walls of McNally Robinson Booksellers on Eighth Street Friday morning. Read More

Sask. minister won't commit to releasing overdose dashboard

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 15:35
Saskatchewan's minister of Mental Health and Addictions says he can't make any promises about whether the government will publicly release a dashboard it has developed to track deaths, hospitalizations and other impacts of a toxic drug crisis. Read More

COVID-19 case rate in northern half of Saskatchewan highest in Canada

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 15:34
The northern half of Saskatchewan is adding new COVID-19 cases at a pace nearly 33 times the rate in Canada as a whole. Read More

Quebec man charged in 2014 robbery of Saskatoon's Birks jewelry store

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 13:22
More than seven years after an armed robbery of a Saskatoon jewellery store, a 37-year-old Quebec man has been charged in connection with the incident. Read More

Head to the Fringe Festival: Five things to do in Saskatoon this weekend

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 06:00
The Fringe Festival and the Rotary Ribfest are back in Saskatoon after the events were cancelled last year. Check out the details on those events and others happening in Saskatoon this weekend ... Read More

Inquest jury recommends more detox beds, medics in cells after Trevor McCallum's 2018 death

Thu, 07/29/2021 - 18:43
After three days of witness testimony, the jury in the coroner's inquest into the 2018 death of Trevor McCallum made 14 recommendations Thursday after finding the 25-year-old man died in RCMP custody of an accidental overdose caused by a combination of crystal methamphetamine and an antidepressant. Read More

Saskatoon police lay impaired driving charge after alleged hit-and-run

Thu, 07/29/2021 - 18:09
Two men were arrested after being tracked down by the Saskatoon police airplane in the wake of what police described as a hit-and-run on Spadina Crescent East and Ravine Drive. Read More

Saskatoon Tribal Council's vaccine clinic at SaskTel Centre winds down

Thu, 07/29/2021 - 16:48
Saskatoon Tribal Council Chief Mark Arcand thinks the walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic at SaskTel Centre accomplished more than immunizing people. Read More

All aboard: New low-floor Access Transit buses make for a smooth ride for users

Thu, 07/29/2021 - 16:44
Access Transit has two new low-floor buses in its fleet, making for a smoother boarding experience for riders. Read More

Northern Sask. COVID-19 lockdown tough to enforce: health official

Thu, 07/29/2021 - 16:25
The lack of public health measures and a low vaccination rate make a COVID-19 outbreak on a remote Saskatchewan First Nation challenging, the CEO of the Athabasca Health Authority says. Read More

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