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'My heart soared': Single mother gifted Christmas giveaway same day son receives cancer news

1 hour 49 min ago
It has been a trying week for Crystal Linka. The mother of three had received string of bad news after her 8-year-old son was hospitalized. So when she received a special phone call from Saskatoon businesswoman, Chantal Moloney, she couldn't stop the joyful tears.
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Sask. puts more cash toward fighting pine beetles in northern Alta.

1 hour 54 min ago
The Saskatchewan government is putting more money into an action plan to control the spread of the mountain pine beetle into the province.
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Sask. receives 'just shy' of appraised value of STC assets

2 hours 43 min ago
The province will receive slightly less than the appraised value of $25.6 million for its STC assets.
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'Inflammatory' claims cited in appeal of Saskatchewan swimming mishap settlement

3 hours 51 min ago
The University of Regina is appealing a jury's decision that awarded $9.1 million to a woman who was left a quadriplegic after a swimming accident at the school.
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Beloved Regina teacher and kickboxer to spend holidays fighting for her life in Alberta hospital

4 hours 15 min ago
At this time of year, Adrienne Mahoney is usually getting her students ready for the Thomson Community School Christmas Concert. This year she is in an Edmonton hospital fighting a rare disease that is trying to shut down her heart.
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Company fined after worker's arm broken after caught in machine near Saskatoon

4 hours 27 min ago
An Alberta company has pleaded guilty to breaking occupational health and safety rules after a worker's arm was broken by a piece of machinery.
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Province, forensic pathologist appealing $5M lawsuit decision

5 hours 34 min ago
The government of Saskatchewan and its chief forensic pathologist are appealing a Saskatchewan jury’s decision to award a man $5 million in a lawsuit against the coroner's office over an assessment.
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New report shows people in Saskatoon, Prince Albert don't feel safe from crime

6 hours 31 min ago
A new study from Statistics Canada shows people in some Saskatchewan cities don't feel very confident about their safety.
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Rob Clarke drops out of Sask. Party leadership race

6 hours 41 min ago
Rob Clarke is dropping out of the Saskatchewan Party leadership race and throwing his support behind Ken Cheveldayoff.
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Investigator concludes cocaine, marijuana and cash used to bribe votes in Sask. First Nation election

9 hours 49 min ago
Cocaine, marijuana and tens of thousands of dollars in cash were used to bribe voters in a recent Saskatchewan First Nation election, says a report commissioned by the federal government.
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Sask. auditor warns Ministry of Justice could be creating repeat offenders

10 hours 12 min ago
Saskatchewan's provincial auditor says the Ministry of Justice is increasing the risk of repeat crimes by current offenders by not following its recommendations.
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Meet Ethan Chatsis: superstar cashier

10 hours 49 min ago
Grocery shopping is a mundane task at best and a stressful experience at worst, but 20-year-old Ethan Chatsis makes paying for groceries the highlight of many customers' days.
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Sask. might need larger police force for legalized marijuana: finance minister

11 hours 49 min ago
Finance Minister Donna Harpauer says more police may be needed once marijuana is legalized.
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Premier's office emailed information to Alanna Koch campaign about topic just before debate

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:00
CBC News has learned that it was an email chain involving the premier’s chief of operations and communications that sparked a complaint from Saskatchewan Party leadership hopefuls about an alleged leak of information.
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Sask. Party leadership candidate Alanna Koch says she would do immediate review on insurance tax

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:16
In the lead-up to the Sask. Party leadership race, CBC Saskatchewan is interviewing each of the six candidates about their priorities and opinions.
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Indigenous family receives wheelchair accessible house after chief applies for access to Jordan's Principle

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:12
Tuesday marks 10 years since the House of Commons passed the resolution named after Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation child Jordan River Anderson. Families say it's helpful but advocates say it could be better.
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5th avenue Conexus Credit Union robbed in Regina

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:02
According to police, a man entered the branch location and passed a note to a clerk asking for money. The clerk complied and the man fled the building.
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Not surprising, but 'very important': Liberation therapy creator disproves own research

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:00
Liberation therapy was created by Italian doctor, Paolo Zamboni. In November, Zamboni published a new study, showing no improvement in patients with MS, calling liberation therapy "largely ineffective" and not to be recommended.
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Canadian cellular prices declining, mainly for talk and text, report finds

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:43
Prices for cellphone service in Canada came down in the last year, but not for heavy users in the vast majority of Canadian cities.
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New MP Rosemarie Falk says she'll bring something different to Battlefords-Lloydminster riding

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:52
Conservative Rosemarie Falk won Monday's byelection for the Saskatchewan Battlefords-Lloydminster riding. The 29-year-old was a bit surprised by the win because she's so new to politics.
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