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Man pleads guilty to manslaughter of Blaine Katz in Regina ambush

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 17:45
On Tuesday, one of the men co-accused of killing Blaine Katz pleaded guilty to manslaughter at Regina's Court of Queen's Bench. Family members shared victim impact statements at the sentencing hearing.
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Man deemed 'high risk to re-offend sexually' arrested in Regina

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 16:59
Regina police have arrested a man considered to be 'a high-risk to re-offend sexually," according to a news release.
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Saskatoon police charge 15-year-old after threat of violence posted on social media

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 16:32
A 15-year-old has been charged with uttering threats and mischief, after a threat to cause violence at a Saskatoon high school was made on social media.
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China considering halting all meat products from Canada over fake veterinary health certificates

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 16:20
China is considering halting all meat imports from Canada starting Wednesday after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency notified China that it had discovered a number of fabricated veterinary health certificates in meat products bound for China, according to a government official.
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Ness Creek offers naloxone training for festival goers

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 13:47
Organizers say offering naloxone training at this year's Ness Creek Music Festival just makes sense.
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4-time Olympic champ Hayley Wickenheiser headlines 2019 class

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 13:26
Canadian women's star Hayley Wickenheiser on Tuesday was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility. The class of 2019 also includes former NHLers Sergei Zubov and Guy Carbonneau, Czech star Vaclav Nedomansky and builders Jim Rutherford and Jerry York.
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Crown appealing acquittal of ex-lovers accused of plotting to kill their spouses

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 12:46
Curtis Vey and Angela Nicholson were found guilty in 2016, but aquitted during a retrial in 2019.
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Outdoor game in Regina, Hockey Day from Yellowknife highlight 2019-20 NHL sked

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 11:49
A Vancouver Canucks 50th anniversary celebration, the annual Hockey Day in Canada and an outdoor game in Regina mark Canadian highlights on the 2019-20 NHL schedule.
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RCMP to provide update on Sheree Fertuck homicide

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 10:14
The semi-trailer she hauled gravel with for her family business was found abandoned at the pit near Highway 15 with her coat, keys and cellphone inside. 
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Police, coroner investigating death of woman found outside North Central home

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 10:08
The death of a woman who was found not breathing outside a North Central home on Tuesday morning is now under investigation.
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Supreme Court set to hear Sask. carbon tax challenge in December

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 09:23
Saskatchewan's challenge to the federal carbon tax is expected to move ahead this winter.
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Ottawa earmarks $60M for school retrofits in provinces that fought carbon tax

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 09:23
While attacking premiers who refuse to adopt a carbon tax, Canada's environment minister today announced millions of dollars in funding for energy retrofits in schools in provinces that have resisted or abandoned the Liberal climate change plan.
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Regent Par 3 land to become a recreation hub instead of residential development

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 08:20
The City of Regina has decided that park land from the decommissioned Regent Par 3 golf course will not be used for housing purposes.
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'We're in a war against crime': Northern Alberta hamlet pleads for help

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 07:00
Conklin business owners say they're being forced to take the law into their own hands to deal with escalating property crime and it could end in tragedy.
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Listen to the Morning Edition's Wascana Centre walking audio tour

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 05:30
Enjoy this five-part audio series that takes you on a tour around Wascana Lake. This is intended to be listened to as you walk around the lake, beginning with the Willow Island overlook.
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U of S archeology grad thinks more Indigenous people in the field can help ease tensions

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 05:00
Lillanohna Natyowhowcon is one of the only Indigenous grads this year from the University of Saskatchewan’s archeology program. She says more Indigenous-specific education is needed to build trust between Indigenous people and the field.
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Talk featuring former Reform MP and Sask. Party MLA asks, 'Can Confederation be fixed?'

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 05:00
A former Reform Party MP and Sask. Party MLA says he wants people to think about what might happen following October’s election and the potential that “the lid’s going to blow off western alienation.” 
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Regina Indian Industrial School land transfer 'first step in reconciliation'

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 04:00
Sarah Longman, the president of the group who will receive the land, said she wants to erect a memorial to the children buried at the site, alongside a tribute to their living descendants.
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Will Trudeau's experiment with Senate 'independence' outlast the election?

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 02:00
Legislative changes that would have made it harder for a future prime minister to reverse Senate reforms have fallen through — raising the question of how much longer today's more independent, non-partisan chamber might last.
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Fake cannabis labels circulating in Saskatchewan

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 02:00
Chase Ruttig, assistant regional manager at Prairie Records, is cautioning owners to double check before purchasing cannabis online, as some illegal cannabis is being made to look legitimate.
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