Regina News

News Talk 980 CJME - 53 min 26 sec ago
Alex Cai only made his senior fencing debut three years ago. Now, he has become part of an historic team at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The nine-strong team is the largest for Team Canada since 2008, and Cai’s foil trio has qualified for the team event for the first time since the Seoul Games... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 hour 32 min ago
NDP leader Ryan Meili is calling on the government to jettison its plans to rebrand the province’s Crown corporations. Meili said the party submitted a freedom of information request to SaskTel, getting a partial response that explained the company needs more consultations before documents... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 hour 59 min ago
TORONTO — With 26 points, Nashville SC has exactly double the number Toronto FC has from the same number of games (15). But the second-year team is expecting a stiff challenge when the two clubs meet Sunday at BMO Field. "There's no doubt about it. This is a talented group as any in MLS … They've... Read more

CTV Regina - 2 hours 4 min ago
A Regina family is asking for the same time to bond with their child as someone with a traditional family.

CTV Regina - 3 hours 7 min ago
Some Regina residents might have noticed sap on their cars, but it’s not coming from trees; a small insect, known an aphid, is to blame.

CTV Regina - 3 hours 23 min ago
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is warning the public about an increase in COVID-19 in the Swift Current area.

Regina Leader-Post - 3 hours 47 min ago
As Lanceen Moorhead's relationship with her best friend evolved over four decades from young friend to caregiver, she never questioned her decision to continue supporting the woman who has always been there for her.... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 4 hours 33 min ago
VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have officially signed Scottish attacking midfielder Ryan Gauld to a three-year designated player contract. The club announced the long-rumoured deal Saturday, saying in a release that the 25-year-old will begin training with the team in Vancouver next week.... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 4 hours 48 min ago
A 15-year member of the Swift Current Combined Traffic Services of Saskatchewan is charged with impaired driving. RCMP responded to a call around 10 p.m. Tuesday about an erratic driver in Waldeck. An investigation led officers to arrest Kevin Granrude at the scene. He was held in custody overnight... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 4 hours 53 min ago
According to Saskatchewan Health Minister Paul Merriman, those not socially responsible enough to get vaccinated to reduce their risk of getting COVID-19 should be considered responsible enough to self-isolate on their own accord without the threat of a public health order.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 4 hours 53 min ago
I’m sorry that when I was told about residential schools I didn’t feel profound sadness or regret. The way it was explained was a quick discussion that was glossed over and riddled with justification of the treatment of Indigenous people. Looking back at how it was communicated to me, it lacked... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 4 hours 58 min ago
Loucheiz Purifoy likes to clown around.... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 5 hours 27 min ago
ISTANBUL (AP) — Panicked tourists in Turkey hurried to the seashore to wait for rescue boats Saturday after being told to evacuate some hotels in the Aegean resort of Bodrum due to the dangers posed by nearby wildfires, Turkish media reported. Coast guard units were leading the... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 6 hours 13 min ago
TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Nick Ritchie to a two-year contract worth an annual average value of US$2.5 million. Ritchie, 25, had 26 points (15 goals, 11 assists) in 56 regular-season games with the Boston Bruins last season. He added a goal and three assists in 11 playoff... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 6 hours 19 min ago
As people head out to enjoy a Saskatchewan summer during August Long Weekend, SGI is reminding drivers it’s alright if the trip takes a little longer. “We understand the summer is going by really fast but maybe just slow it down and that includes slowing down when you’re out on the road... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 6 hours 53 min ago
The results were reliably remarkable when Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterbacks called the number of... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 7 hours 27 min ago
White Butte RCMP responded to a deadly motorcycle crash Friday just west of Regina. Officers were called to Highway 1 at the new overpass around 5:30 p.m.  Highway Hotline reported the area reopened to traffic around 6 a.m. Saturday. RCMP have not released any other details released as the... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 7 hours 36 min ago
The August long weekend began with weather alerts from Environment Canada. Heat warnings ran along the Saskatchewan-Alberta border Saturday morning from the La Loche area south to Leader. The warnings... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 8 hours 54 min ago
VANCOUVER — There is more to learn about the consequences of intensifying wildfires on community watersheds across Canada, but a large, severe fire followed by heavy precipitation could seriously affect drinking water, says a wildfire research scientist with the Canadian Forest Service. An intense... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 9 hours 11 min ago
TOKYO — Katie Ledecky made more history for the U.S. in the pool. Same for Caeleb Dressel. And Japan won again in baseball's return to the Olympics. Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle, finishing her grueling Olympic program with a third straight victory in a race she hasn’t lost since 2010.... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 10 hours 53 min ago
TOKYO — Gasping for breath after racing to her second silver medal of the Tokyo Games, Canadian swimmer Kylie Masse neatly summed up what it must be like to be an Olympian. "It's fun. It's definitely painful." The 25-year-old from LaSalle, Ont., was describing something very specific — the 200-... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 11 hours 20 min ago
As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities. Most of the plans are based on each jurisdiction reaching vaccination targets at certain dates... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 12 hours 1 min ago
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $20 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Aug. 3 will be an estimated $26 million. The Canadian Press

News Talk 980 CJME - 15 hours 34 min ago
TORONTO — Mo Babouli scored his league-leading fourth goal of the campaign and Forge FC beat York United FC 1-0 on Friday in the first Canadian Premier League game outside of Winnipeg this season. Babouli put one home in the fourth minute of the match to tie Valour FC's Austin Ricci for goals as... Read more

Global Regina - 16 hours 24 min ago
The constable with Swift Current Combined Traffic Services and 15 years of experience is charged with impaired driving.

CTV Regina - 16 hours 30 min ago
A Saskatchewan RCMP officer is facing impaired driving charges following two incidents earlier this week.

News Talk 980 CJME - 17 hours 20 min ago
EDMONTON — The head of the Alberta Medical Association says he has significant concerns with the province's decision to suspend almost all of its COVID-19 public health protocols.  In an open letter to members, Paul Boucher says the pace at which the United Conservative government is ending... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 17 hours 21 min ago
TORONTO — Charlie Montoyo called it "one of my best days in baseball" "And I've been around for a long time," said the 55-year-old Blue Jays manager. "I was so happy to be here. I was actually nervous before this game because I wanted us to win so bad, for the fans back in Toronto … What a day. I'm... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 17 hours 56 min ago
An off-duty Saskatchewan RCMP officer has been charged with two counts of impaired driving.... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 18 hours 8 min ago
TOKYO — Kylie Masse has won her second silver medal of the Tokyo Olympics in the women's 200-metre backstroke. The 25-year-old from LaSalle, Ont., finished in two minutes 5.42 seconds on Saturday -- behind Kaylee McKeown (2:04.68) and ahead of Emily Seebohm (2:06.17), both of Australia. Masse's... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 18 hours 30 min ago
Emergency crews were on the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash Friday evening.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 18 hours 31 min ago
The Saskatchewan Roughriders completed their final cuts in advance of the CFL’s 8 p.m. CST cut-down deadline on Friday.... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 18 hours 32 min ago
TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Ondrej Kase to a one-year contract worth US$1.25 million.  The 25-year-old Kase became available when free agency officially opened Wednesday after the Boston Bruins declined issuing him a qualifying offer as a restricted free agent. The Maple... Read more

CTV Regina - 18 hours 55 min ago
The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the final roster Friday afternoon, ahead of next week’s season opener.

Global Regina - 19 hours 1 min ago
Dr. Brian Conway, medical director of Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre, said an endemic infection is one that still needs to be dealt with on an ongoing basis.

CTV Regina - 19 hours 17 min ago
Canadians who have received mixed doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or a certain brand of AstraZeneca may face obstacles when travelling to countries that require proof of vaccination. examines what COVID-19 vaccines are recognized and where for those travelling abroad.

Global Regina - 19 hours 16 min ago
WATCH: Officials are starting to describe COVID-19 as becoming endemic, a word many may be unfamiliar with and wonder what it means for the future of the virus. Kelly Skjerven reports.

CTV Regina - 19 hours 17 min ago
A nurses' union representative says the Government of Saskatchewan's decision to end the practice of distilling and releasing COVID-19 data on a daily basis could create barriers for a public looking to stay informed about the risk posed by the coronavirus.

News Talk 980 CJME - 19 hours 23 min ago
The 2021 edition of the Saskatchewan Roughriders has now been revealed. The green and white announced its final cuts Friday after CFL training camp ended the day before. It included the release of 18 players, 15 moved to the practice roster and two returning to school. Former first-round NFL pick... Read more

Global Regina - 19 hours 29 min ago
Simon Grant died in hospital of blunt force trauma after he was attacked with a baseball bat at Louisiana's Bar-B-Que Restaurant in La Ronge in 2017.