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Regina budget seeks 4.7% mill rate hike

1 hour 20 min ago
The city will debate the budget at their meeting on Dec. 10.
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Saskatchewan Penitentiary inmate recaptured after escape

5 hours 15 min ago
A man who went missing from a federal prison in Prince Albert this week has been re-arrested.
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Capital Pointe project site is safe: Courts

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 19:38
The long process to fill the empty hole at the corner of Albert Street and Victoria Avenue in Regina is not over and the site has been ruled as "not unsafe."
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Premier uses erroneous example to defend public employees taking vendor-paid trips

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 18:49
Saskatchewan's Premier said in question period Thursday that sometimes it's OK for public employees to go on vendor-sponsored trips because it brings public benefit and saves taxpayers money, but the example he used turned out to be based on faulty information.
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Saskatoon widow has her husband's tattoos — and the skin they're on — preserved

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:55
Some people put a photo of their departed loved ones above the living room fireplace. Others spread the deceased's ashes. Saskatoon tattoo shop owner Cheryl Wenzel's late husband and business partner Chris left her with far more unconventional instructions.
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Indigenous communities have jurisdiction over pot rules: FSIN

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 16:14
Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Vice Chief David Pratt says the Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation has jurisdiction to open their own cannabis retail store, contrary to the provincial ministry of justice's belief.
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Regina's Evraz Place proposes asset review to improve site and attract more visitors

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 15:00
Regina's Evraz place has made a proposal to the City of Regina to in hopes of improving its site — particularly the parking.
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Proposed forfeiture law lets police take your stuff even if you've done nothing wrong: lawyer

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:38
Changes to Saskatchewan's Seizure of Criminal Property Act should worry more people than just criminals, according an expert on constitutional law.
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In Saskatoon, vendor-paid trips for health-care employees are allowed, but expert says 'it shouldn't be'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:14
An expert on business ethics says public health-care employees shouldn't be taking all-expense paid trips even though the Saskatoon Health Region's policy suggests it's OK to do so.
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Pat Lorje resigns from Montgomery community assoc. board, citing 'racist attitudes'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:05
Former Saskatoon city councillor Pat Lorje resigned from the Montgomery Place Community Association board on Wednesday. She said it was over the "racist attitudes" of some members of the board.
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Health authority urges vaccinations after whooping cough hits Sask. town

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:52
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is warning parents in the Rosthern, Sask., area to vaccinate their children against whooping cough, or pertussis.
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Sask. government says survey shows majority want consent required to enter rural land

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:15
On Thursday, the Saskatchewan Party government released the findings of a recent survey on trespassing laws in the province. Premier Scott Moe indicated in the throne speech that new trespassing legislation will be introduced.
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CFL to add extra official to watch for head shots

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:09
The Canadian Football League will add an extra official to the field for the rest of the playoffs to watch for any blows delivered to the head or neck of a quarterback.
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Follow along with what's happening inside the Saskatchewan legislature

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:27
CBC Saskatchewan reporter Adam Hunter will be providing Twitter updates throughout question period at the legislature, and Thursday's exchanges between the Sask. Party government and the NDP Opposition.
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A helping hoof: Horse therapy popular in Saskatoon

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:06
Erin McCormick owns Therapeutic Equilibrium Riding. Every week, she teaches 110 children and adults with varying degrees of physical and cognitive challenges using therapeutic horseback riding.
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SUV driver seriously hurt after crash with Saskatoon school bus

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:45
The driver of an SUV was taken to hospital after a serious crash involving a school bus in Sasktoon Thursday morning.
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Regina mayor defends city council pay raise, cites disappearing tax exemption

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:36
Regina mayor Michael Fougere is defending a proposed pay raise to city council after the motion was passed in Wednesday's executive committee meeting.
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Early data suggests no spike in pot-impaired driving after legalization, police say

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:22
Canadian police have not seen a spike in cannabis-impaired driving one month since legalization, but there needs to be more awareness of laws around storing marijuana in vehicles and passengers smoking weed, law enforcement officials say.
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RCMP searching for inmate who escaped from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:22
Staff at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary near Prince Albert noticed Edward Ross was missing on Wednesday night during their nighttime count.
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RCMP investigate suspicious death on Little Black Bear First Nation

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:58
Police believe a man's death on a First Nation near Fort Qu'Appelle is suspicious.
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