Prince Albert News

paNOW - 52 min 48 sec ago
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what’s on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 22 … What we are watching in Canada … Realtors are expecting Canadians to move off the housing market... Read more

paNOW - 1 hour 7 min ago
HALIFAX — The Transportation Board of Canada is to release a report today on its investigation into the sinking of a scallop dragger off Nova Scotia more than two years ago. The Chief William Saulis capsized off Delaps Cove, about 50 kilometres north of Digby, N.S., on Dec. 15, 2020, with the loss... Read more

paNOW - 1 hour 7 min ago
WASHINGTON — A high-tech industry coalition in the United States is urging President Joe Biden to take a hard line against Canada’s approach to digital services.  The group says the proposed digital services tax unfairly targets U.S. companies and is offside with international efforts to... Read more

paNOW - 1 hour 7 min ago
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s administration is not dismissing out of hand the idea of renegotiating the bilateral 2004 treaty that governs the flow of asylum seekers across its northern border, says Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. Kirsten Hillman, in Ottawa to prepare for Biden... Read more

paNOW - 2 hours 42 min ago
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping has left Moscow, wrapping up a three-day visit, shortly after Japanese PM Fumio Kishida left Kyiv. Kishida made a surprise visit Tuesday to Kyiv, stealing some of the attention from Xi’s trip to Moscow where he promoted Beijing’s peace proposal for... Read more

paNOW - 3 hours 50 min ago
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Tyler Toffoli had three assists, Calgary scored twice on the power play and the Flames bounced back from a six-goal loss one night earlier with a 5-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday. Toffoli has nine points in the past four games, including six assists. Nick Ritchie... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 4 hours 3 min ago
Prince Albert residents looking for laughter can find it Friday night when the inaugural Live Comedy Night takes place at the Rock Trout Café. Saskatoon-based comedian Joel Jeffrey will headline […] The post... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 4 hours 19 min ago
French-speaking students from across Prince Albert made their presence felt with chants and cheers as the annual Tintamarre Parade returned to the City. Students, teachers, parents, and other local members […] The post... Read more

paNOW - 4 hours 20 min ago
VANCOUVER — The Vegas Golden Knights solidified their spot atop the NHL’s Western Conference with a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks Tuesday. The result marked a fifth straight road win for Vegas, moving the team past the L.A. Kings for sole possession of No. 1 in the West. Phil Kessel... Read more

paNOW - 5 hours 40 min ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday signed a law prohibiting transgender people at public schools from using the restroom that matches their gender identity, the first of several states expected to enact such bans this year amid a flood of bills nationwide... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 7 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Cal Clutterbuck had two goals and an assist as the New York Islanders got all their scoring in the last two periods in a 7-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night. Anders Lee and Noah Dobson each had a goal and an assist, and Zach Parise, Hudson Fasching and Simon... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 23 min ago
WINNIPEG — Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves to backstop the Winnipeg Jets to a much-needed 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday. The loss snapped Arizona’s four-game win streak and eight-game point streak (6-1-2). Nikolaj Ehlers and Adam Lowry scored for the Jets (40-29-3), who have only... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 54 min ago
BOSTON (AP) — Linus Ullmark made 40 saves, Jake DeBrusk had the go-ahead goal and the NHL-best Boston Bruins continued their pursuit of the league’s record for regular-season victories with a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.  David Krejci added a power-play goal for Boston, which... Read more

paNOW - 7 hours 24 min ago
MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens got their revenge in the second of back-to-back games with the Tampa Bay Lightning by posting a 3-2 win on Tuesday. Kirby Dach scored after missing 16 games with a lower-body injury. Jonathan Drouin and Mike Matheson added goals for Montreal. Nick Suzuki collected... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 7 hours 51 min ago
A resolution to improve connectivity for rural schools received overwhelming support at the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities annual convention in Saskatoon last week. Representatives from the RM of Prince […] The post... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 8 hours 19 min ago
Canadian music legend Burton Cummings is coming to Prince Albert and the E.A. Rawlinson Centre in June for an Unplugged show with a full band. Tickets for the show go […] The post Burton... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 8 hours 35 min ago
The USask Global Institute for Water Security wastewater survey for Prince Albert shows that the COVID-19 viral RNA load in Prince Albert’s has increased by 13.3 per cent. This was […] The post... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 37 min ago
Abortion-rights supporters filed an amended lawsuit Tuesday seeking to block Wyoming’s new ban on medication abortions from taking effect. A group hoping to open what would be the state’s second clinic offering abortions filed the amended lawsuit days after Republican Gov. Mark Gordon... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 39 min ago
VANCOUVER — A British Columbia salmon farming company is going to court to challenge the federal government’s decision not to renew the licences for its open-net farms off Vancouver Island. Documents filed in Federal Court in Vancouver by Mowi Canada West apply for a judicial review of the... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 9 hours 40 min ago
With tip-off on Hoopla less than 72 hours away, the Carlton Crusaders are looking to make some noise in Saskatchewan’s biggest high school basketball tournament this weekend in Prince Albert. […] The post... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 9 hours 44 min ago
The city of Prince Albert will be hosting this year’s rendition of Hoopla, and all four PA high school basketball teams have qualified for the biggest high school basketball tournament […] The post... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 54 min ago
A lot of development is happening in Prince Albert this year and it’s worth a lot of money. City Planning and Development manager Craig Guidinger said he has never seen it this busy and he’s enjoying the feeling. “This is probably the most buzz and the most optimistic I’ve been for economic... Read more

paNOW - 10 hours 10 min ago
The director of program development for Prince Albert’s YWCA is hoping mental health is prioritized in Wednesday’s provincial budget. Rob Dunlop noted increases this past year in the city’s homeless... Read more

paNOW - 10 hours 14 min ago
MIAMI — Vancouver’s Rebecca Marino and Toronto’s Katherine Sebov have advanced to the second round of the Miami Open. Marino moved on with a 7-6 (4), 6-2 win over Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan on Tuesday. Sebov, who qualified for the main draw on Monday, posted a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 win over... Read more

paNOW - 10 hours 45 min ago
TORONTO — Insurance company Sun Life has entered into a multi-year jersey sponsorship agreement with Canada Basketball. Canada senior national teams will feature the Sun Life logo on the front of their jerseys, starting July 1 when the women’s team competes in the FIBA Women’s AmeriCup... Read more

paNOW - 10 hours 45 min ago
NEW YORK — The NBA has suspended Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks for one game without pay for his 18th technical foul this season. Joe Dumars, the league’s executive vice president and head of basketball operations, announced the suspension Tuesday. Brooks also was s... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 10 hours 55 min ago
The Saskatchewan RCMP have notified residents in the Maidstone detachment area to be aware of a suspect with charges before the courts who is at high risk to breach release […] The post... Read more

paNOW - 11 hours 10 min ago
Two sisters will be representing Saskatchewan at the Spelling Bee National Championships. The Saskatchewan First Nations Spelling Bee was held in Saskatoon last week with over 150 students from 21 different communities taking part. This includes Birch Narrows, James Smith, Muskeg Lake, Pelican Lake... Read more

paNOW - 11 hours 52 min ago
WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has agreed to pay $17 million and apologize in the legislature to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of former residents who say they were abused at a centre for people with intellectual disabilities. The class-action settlement agreement, which still requires court... Read more

paNOW - 12 hours 4 min ago
Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard presented his fifth budget on Tuesday, for the province’s 2023-24 fiscal year. Here are some highlights: — Income tax cuts of one percentage point on the first two income tax brackets, starting in 2023, which will save a single earner up to $814 per year... Read more

paNOW - 12 hours 10 min ago
Some big steps and new journeys will soon take place at the University of Saskatchewan thanks to the recent purchase of laboratory equipment. In a press release, the school announced Tuesday that its Prince Albert campus is expanding its biology program to include the course BIOL 224 – Animal Body... Read more

paNOW - 12 hours 19 min ago
EDMONTON — Premier Danielle Smith says laggardly public notification of Imperial Oil oilsands wastewater spills has illuminated the need for Alberta to ensure future alarms are sounded quicker. Smith says her government is working with the province’s oilsands regulator to develop better... Read more

paNOW - 12 hours 49 min ago
Keon Edwards will head to the CFL’s national combine somewhat under the radar. The Western Ontario running back certainly earned his chance to audition before CFL coaches, general managers and scouts this week in Edmonton.  He was a 2022 All-Canadian after accumulating 1,533 rushing yards and... Read more

paNOW - 13 hours 10 min ago
A man who, at the end of a trial at Prince Albert Provincial Court, received a six-month jail sentence for sexual assault, has had his sentence more than tripled. The Crown appealed Wade Merasty’s original sentence, and in a written decision from the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, the... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 13 hours 18 min ago
Lisa Bos-AtchisonManager of Gray’s Funeral Chapel and River Park Funeral Home For Lisa Bos-Atchison, the goal has always been to help make a difference in the lives of others. She […] The post Making a Difference... Read more

paNOW - 13 hours 50 min ago
VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps say newly acquired striker Sergio Cordova will miss the next six to eight weeks with a hamstring strain. The team says Cordova suffered the injury in the first half of Vancouver’s 1-1 road draw with the L.A. Galaxy on Saturday.  The ‘Caps (0-2-2)... Read more

paNOW - 14 hours 7 min ago
Equipped with various horns, rattlers and signs, Prince Albert’s French community made its presence felt on Tuesday. Close to 500 local area students participated in the Tintamarre parade – a proud Acadian tradition which involves participants using what ever instrument or noise maker... Read more

paNOW - 14 hours 8 min ago
OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is rolling out a new housing benefit that a senior commander says will help troops struggling to find affordable accommodations while saving the military money. The Canadian Forces Housing Differential will supplement members’ incomes when they have to live... Read more

paNOW - 14 hours 11 min ago
When you have a career in hockey that spans five different decades, it would be understandable if some parts of it blended together after a while. But ask former Prince Albert Raider James Patrick, and he’ll tell you he still remembers his time in Prince Albert well, and remembers it fondly. “I... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 14 hours 13 min ago
The road to the newly unveiled SJHL Canterra Seeds Cup began this weekend with Melfort’s own Zac Somers playing hero for the Melfort Mustangs. The Mustangs earned a split with […] The post... Read more