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‘Reasonable Doubt’ play includes scenes from Stanley trial

34 min 33 sec ago
By CKOM News A play commissioned by Saskatoon’s Persephone Theatre features scenes from the controversial trial of Gerald Stanley. The Saskatchewan farmer was charged with murder in connection with the 2016 shooting death of Colton Boushie. The case inflamed racial tensions across the province and received international media attention. Following a two week trial, a jury found Stanley not guilty. The details of the trial are included in an upcoming play called Reasonable Doubt. ... Read More
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Northern MLA calling for action on airports

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:00
By Michael Joel-Hansen A northern Saskatchewan MLA is making the case for upgrades to airports in Saskatchewan’s north. Buckley Belanger, who serves as the MLA for Athabasca in the province’s northwest, told paNOW he has been speaking with local leaders who have concerns about the airports in their communities currently. “In the basin itself, we need to upgrade our airport system to the necessary length and width for safety reasons,” he said. ... Read More
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TSB raises de-icing issue as survivors grieve a year after plane crash

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:25
By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff The fatal December 2017 Fond du Lac airplane crash has now opened the Transportation Safety Board’s eyes to a nationwide problem with de-icing planes. In a news conference Friday in Saskatoon, the TSB released their findings from an investigation that began over the Dec. 13, 2017 crash that injured 25 people aboard a West Wind Aviation passenger plane, including a 19-year-old man who died of his injuries days later. ... Read More
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Hunting lodge offers space for Wounded Warriors

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:32
By Angie Rolheiser An exciting partnership for the Wounded Warriors Weekend Foundation in northeast Saskatchewan. The foundation has entered into an alliance with Gerald and Irene Purcell, who own Tobin Lake Trophy Adventures hunting lodge. "It's a reality, it's a dream come true, it's everything that we imagined it could be and more," Wounded Warriors Weekend Foundation Founder and CEO Blake Emmons said. ... Read More
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Local leaders want to make residents aware of options on New Year's Eve

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:13
By Michael Joel-Hansen A number of representatives were on hand at Prince Albert City Hall Thursday afternoon to remind people about an important service available to them this holiday season. Wing in the New Year will be providing people in a number of Saskatchewan cities, including P.A., free public transit to make sure they have a safe ride home New Year’s Eve. ... Read More
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West Wind Aviation CEO reflects on year after deadly crash

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:59
By CKOM News Staff The president and CEO of West Wind Aviation says the company has undergone a near-total overhaul in the year since one if its planes crashed near a northern Saskatchewan airstrip. “But our thoughts today, mostly, are around the people who were affected by the downing of Flight 280 and, obviously, our thoughts and prayers are with those folks,” said Michael Rodyniuk ... Read More
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Health Canada recalls two brands of pot sold in Sask.

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:09
By CJME News It’s not just leafy green vegetables that can be subject to a recall; Health Canada is warning people to stop using two brands of pot sold at stores in Saskatchewan. A Manitoba-based producer called Bonify Ltd. has issued the recall for Cherry Lime Pie and Warlock Kush brands of dried cannabis. They could potentially exceed the limits on microbial and chemical contaminants under cannabis regulations. ... Read More
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