Regina News

Global Regina - 7 hours 41 min ago
Provincial court Judge Inez Cardinal sentenced Sidhu to eight years in prison on Friday, nearly a year after 16 people were killed and 13 others injured in the rural Saskatchewan crash.

News Talk 980 CJME - 7 hours 43 min ago
HALIFAX - Finance Minister Bill Morneau told a Halifax business audience today that they shouldn’t think of this week’s federal budget as an election document. In remarks to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Morneau said that if there was anything the government did in the budget... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 7 hours 43 min ago
VANCOUVER - Canadian striker Jonathan David didn’t expect to be an immediate sensation in Belgian soccer. But in his first season with Koninklijke Atletiek Associatie Gent, the Ottawa-raised 19-year-old has already put away eight goals in 23 matches. “I just came in this year so I... Read more

CTV Regina - 7 hours 54 min ago
A suspect was arrested Thursday night after allegedly shooting at a Battlefords RCMP officer.

News Talk 980 CJME - 7 hours 58 min ago
ARLINGTON, Va. - Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby said Friday he will not join his teammates next week for a White House celebration of their Stanley Cup championship. Holtby is the second player on the Capitals’ active roster to decline, joining fellow Canadian Brett Connolly.... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 7 hours 59 min ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Health says it’s ending grants and contracts that send money to Planned Parenthood after a divided federal appeals court upheld a state anti-abortion law that blocks public money for the group. The department notified recipients and contractors Thursday... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 8 hours 8 min ago
VANCOUVER - A judge has ordered the RCMP to provide copies of the content on seven electronic devices to an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies after they were seized when she was arrested at Vancouver’s airport. Justice Heather Holmes of the British... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 8 hours 15 min ago
MELFORT — Calling the mistakes made by Jaskirat Singh Sidhu “baffling and incomprehensible,” a Saskatchewan judge sentenced the semi driver responsible for the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy to eight years in prison. Sidhu, 30, pleaded guilty in January to... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 8 hours 15 min ago
DAMASCUS, Syria - From Syria to Turkey and beyond, President Donald Trump’s abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights drew strong condemnation on Friday. The Syrian government called it “irresponsible... Read more

Global Regina - 8 hours 18 min ago
Thomas Healey, the Crown prosecutor in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, spoke to reporters on Friday about the Melfort provincial court’s “difficult” decision to sentence semi truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu to eight years in prison for a case with no precedent in Canada. Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 8 hours 25 min ago
If you’re a hockey fan looking to buy tickets online for the NHL’s Heritage Classic in Regina, don’t trust anyone other than Ticketmaster. That’s the advice Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) is giving those trying to buy tickets for the game, which will see the Winnipeg Jets and Calgary... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 8 hours 27 min ago
The driver of a transport truck who caused the deadly collision last April involving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu had pleaded guilty earlier this year to dangerous driving. Judge Inez Cardinal began... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 8 hours 32 min ago
LANSING, Mich. - Faith-based adoption agencies that are paid by the state of Michigan will no longer be able to turn away LGBT couples or individuals because of religious objections under a legal settlement announced Friday. The agreement was reached between Democratic Attorney General Dana Nessel... Read more

Global Regina - 8 hours 32 min ago
Toby Boulet, father of Broncos player Logan Boulet who died in hospital a day after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash spoke to reporters on Friday about the judge’s decision to sentence truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu to 8 years in prison. Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 8 hours 44 min ago
OTTAWA - Embattled Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has once again incurred the wrath of some his team’s fans after making contentious comments on an Ottawa radio show Friday morning. Speaking on CFRA 580, Melnyk accused Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson of “mouthing off,” implied... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 8 hours 46 min ago
MIAMI - Canada’s Milos Raonic has advanced to the third round of the Miami Open without playing a single point. The No. 12 seed from Thornhill, Ont., won by walkover against Maximilian Marterer on Friday as the German retired before the second-round match. Raonic received a first-round bye as... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 8 hours 48 min ago
MELFORT, Sask. - A truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu of Calgary had pleaded guilty earlier this year to 29 counts of dangerous driving. He stood quietly and looked ahead at the judge as... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 8 hours 49 min ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Poor People’s Campaign is launching a national bus tour of poverty-stricken areas to bring attention to what they call the “real crises” or “interlocking injustices” afflicting the country including systematic racism, poverty, voter... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 8 hours 53 min ago
SILKEBORG, Denmark - Canada has missed the playoffs for the first time in 20 years at the world women’s curling championship. Chelsea Carey’s Calgary-based rink (5-6) was officially eliminated in the penultimate round-robin draw on Friday when Japan beat China and Germany lost to... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 9 hours 5 min ago
MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin Republicans asked an appeals court Friday to immediately halt a judge’s order that blocked GOP-backed laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul. Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess issued an injunction Thursday blocking... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 9 hours 11 min ago
MELFORT, Sask. - A truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu of Calgary had pleaded guilty earlier this year to 29 counts of dangerous driving. Judge Inez Cardinal told court in Melfort, Sask.,... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 9 hours 15 min ago
DAMASCUS, Syria - From Syria to Turkey and beyond, President Donald Trump’s abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights drew strong condemnation on Friday. The Syrian government called it “irresponsible... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 9 hours 17 min ago
MELFORT, Sask. - A judge sentencing the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash has read aloud each victim’s name and says the impact statements from families were staggering. Inez Cardinal told a courtroom in Melfort, Sask., that the... Read more

CTV Regina - 9 hours 22 min ago
Regina’s Bernadette McIntrye has been recognized as Sport Event Volunteer of the Year by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA).

News Talk 980 CJME - 9 hours 32 min ago
MELFORT, Sask. - A judge sentencing the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash has read aloud each victim’s name and says the impact statements from families were staggering. Inez Cardinal told a courtroom in Melfort, Sask., that the... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 9 hours 34 min ago
ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit. The company says it will spend $300 million at its plant... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 9 hours 43 min ago
MONTREAL - Quebec public transit corporations had to pull more than 600 buses off the road today after the manufacturer detected a technical problem. Nova Bus of St-Eustache, Que., ordered immediate inspections after finding a fault with the power steering in hybrid buses... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 9 hours 51 min ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says he will nominate Stephen Moore, a prominent conservative economist, to fill a vacancy on the Federal Reserve’s seven-member board. Moore served as an economic adviser to Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, helping to draft Trump’s... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 10 hours 4 min ago
As the melting snow gives way to puddles, trash and grime, the City of Regina has turned to the task of spring cleaning. It’s also fielding more weather-related calls and advising people to take care around thin ice. Here’s what’s on the go, and how residents can help: Catch... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 10 hours 7 min ago
SILKEBORG, Denmark - Canada has missed the playoffs for the first time in 20 years at the world women’s curling championship. Chelsea Carey’s Calgary-based rink (5-6) was officially eliminated in the penultimate round-robin draw on Friday when Japan beat China and Germany lost to... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 10 hours 7 min ago
HALIFAX - The father of seven children killed in a ferocious fire remains in a coma, a month after flames engulfed their Halifax home. Muslim community leaders say Ebraheim Barho has undergone multiple surgeries and remains in the intensive care unit of a Halifax hospital with his wife Kawthar... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 10 hours 10 min ago
OTTAWA - Jody Wilson-Raybould plans to reveal more - in writing - about her accusation that she faced improper pressure to prevent the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. The former attorney general has written to the House of Commons justice committee to advise that she... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 10 hours 13 min ago
MONTREAL - A Catholic priest was stabbed in front of dozens of stunned worshippers as he was celebrating mass Friday morning at Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory. Montreal police said a 911 call was placed at around 8:40 a.m. When officers arrived at the landmark church, a... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 10 hours 19 min ago
OTTAWA - Jody Wilson-Raybould plans to reveal more - in writing - about her accusation that she faced improper pressure to prevent the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. The former attorney general has written to the House of Commons justice committee to advise that she... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 10 hours 21 min ago
MADISON, Wis. - Republican lawmakers are asking an appeals court to halt a judge’s order that temporarily blocks GOP-backed laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul. Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess issued an injunction Thursday blocking the... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 10 hours 21 min ago
ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit. The company says it will spend $300 million at its plant... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 10 hours 32 min ago
OTTAWA - Jody Wilson-Raybould plans to reveal more - in writing - about her accusation that she faced improper pressure to prevent the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. The former attorney general has written to the House of Commons justice committee to advise that she... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 10 hours 40 min ago
RISING SUN, Ind. - Former NFL cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Jones initially faced charges including battery, cheating at gambling and resisting arrest. Court... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 10 hours 42 min ago
RISING SUN, Ind. - Former NFL cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Jones initially faced charges including battery, cheating at gambling and resisting arrest. Court... Read more

CTV Regina - 10 hours 46 min ago
Evraz Inc. has been fined a total of $100,000 after a worker was injured at the Regina steel plant in 2017.

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