VANCOUVER - Varsity sports teams at Simon Fraser University will soon have a new name after the school's president announced it is retiring the 'Clan' moniker following a community engagement process. In a letter, Andrew Petter says student views were the most... Read more
Real estate agents are expecting a soft market for office space in Regina as COVID-19 weighs on an already weak economy, though some see a chance to reimagine the city's downtown.... Read more
Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes. --- BRITISH COLUMBIA British Columbia has... Read more
The Saskatchewan Hockey Association has put out guidelines for hockey to return, but there’s still one major detail missing: A date. The SHA said the province and health officials are not prepared to set a date for when hockey games can be played. That includes minor, junior and senior... Read more
A microbiologist at the University of Saskatchewan believes the province needs a different approach to COVID-19 testing in schools. Kyle Anderson, an assistant professor of biochemistry, microbiology and immunology at the U of S, thinks pooled testing should be used for Saskatchewan schools.... Read more
WATCH: Some school divisions are revising its back-to-school safety plans to include mask mandates. For some the increased measures offer a sigh of relief. But as Allison Bamford reports many are still questioning the province’s role saying more needs to be done.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the votes cast during a botched primary over the weekend are valid and that a second round of voting will be held this Sunday at centres that never opened or did not remain open for the required eight hours. The ruling was a... Read more
The $8-million investment is part of $14.6 million being invested across Saskatchewan’s provincial parks system this year.
Members of SEIU-West were out on Saskatoon streets waving purple signs and ringing cowbells on Wednesday to protest a lack of progress in collective bargaining talks. Protests at 11 different health-care locations for a roughly three-hour period were the latest tactic to try and force the... Read more
TORONTO - Josh Bailey scored a shorthanded goal 6:52 into the third period and the New York Islanders overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Wednesday in a hard-hitting opener to the first-round playoff series. Jordan Eberle and Anders Lee scored 1:54 apart spanning the... Read more
It was a positive scene at the mmawyatitn centre on Wednesday morning as Reconciliation Regina publicly launched its 2020-21 Community Action Plan. Drummers from the Lone Creek Singers laughed and chatted among themselves as speakers and attendees milled about, smiling and chatting. A pan was... Read more
Across its 62 schools, Chinook School Division is putting together three different reopening plans: one for its urban schools, one for its under-capacity rural schools and one for its Hutterite colony schools.... Read more
A male pedestrian is dead after being hit by a vheicle in an alley behind Elizabeth Crescent in Regina on Wednesday.
Whether it's as a player or coach, Adrian Griffin said there's no better practice than actual games. The Toronto Raptors assistant was promoted to head coach for Wednesday's seeding-round game against the Philadelphia 76ers, and planned to cherish the opportunity. "Well, I think... Read more
FREDERICTON - A law firm representing the estate of Chantel Moore has filed a pair of complaints with the New Brunswick Police Commission in connection with her death. One complaint targets the Edmundston police officer directly involved in the shooting of 26-year-old Moore, an Indigenous... Read more
For reconciliation to work in Regina, Gillis Lavalley says there has to be unity.... Read more
Farmers in Saskatchewan are gearing up for the province's $4 billion irrigation project, but some question whether there will be economic benefits
A man is dead after a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian Wednesday afternoon in the alley behind Elizabeth Crescent in Regina’s Windsor Place neighbourhood. The Regina Police Service said officers were dispatched just after 1 p.m., to the area of Elizabeth and Third Avenue. Patrol... Read more
NORDEGG, Alta. - Three people are dead after they went swimming at a waterfall in west-central Alberta. RCMP say it appears that three adults from a family were swimming at the bottom of Crescent Falls on Tuesday west of the hamlet of Nordegg. Police say one of the adults was swept under the falls... Read more
A male pedestrian was killed in a collision in a North Central Regina alley on Wednesday.... Read more
Regina police officers are on scene of a fatal collision.
TORONTO - One by one, the Maple Leafs sat down in front of their laptops, iPads and smart phones to face the music - from a distance via video conferencing, of course - following another season that started with big dreams and ended with a resounding thud. Long faces... Read more
Taylor Pendrith is ready to showcase his game on the biggest stage in golf. The product of Richmond Hill, Ont., earned his way into the second major of the season on Sunday when he qualified for the U.S. Open as one of the top five players in the Korn Ferry Tour rankings. It's been a long road for... Read more
A former classmate and friend of Kamala Harris from her years in Montreal says he hopes the California senator and newly minted U.S. vice-presidential candidate can serve as a role-model for his daughters. Trevor Williams knew Harris and her younger sister Maya when all three... Read more
HALIFAX - A senior RCMP officer in Nova Scotia who obtained search warrants for the investigation into the mass shooting in April was grilled in court today about why most of those documents remain heavily redacted. Search warrants are supposed to be made public after they have been... Read more
RED DEER, Alta. - A man accused of killing a family doctor at a walk-in clinic in central Alberta appeared confused at his first court appearance Wednesday, telling a judge that he doesn’t remember and is sick. Deng Mabiour of Red Deer, Alta., is charged with first-degree murder in Monday... Read more
Tim Probe, the former reeve of the RM of Sherwood, is to be back in court in November. In 2018, Probe was found not guilty on charges of breach of trust and municipal corruption. The Crown appealed the breach of trust decision and the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ordered a new trial. Probe tried to... Read more
Massage therapists working on a conveyor belt of sore groins, hips and backs was the aftermath of the NHL's marathon between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Tampa Bay Lightning. Game 1 of their first-round playoff series required quintuple overtime Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.... Read more
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - The Baseball Hall of Fame's class of 2020 has to wait a year to get inducted because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the careers of Derek Jeter, Ted Simmons, Larry Walker, and Marvin Miller are already being celebrated at the shrine. The museum's Inductees Exhibit is now open.... Read more
While some schools in Saskatchewan are still tinkering with their back-to-school plans for September, a First Nations community has finalized its plan for getting kids back in the classroom. The Cowessess First Nation released the Cowessess Community Education Centre (CCEC) Back-to-School Fall 2020... Read more
Over the past month and a half, 36 different businesses in the province have been named as potential places of coronavirus transmission by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA).
OTTAWA - The federal government is turning to the private sector to design and run a massive buyback of newly prohibited firearms. Public Safety Canada has invited 15 consulting firms to come up with a "range of options and approaches" for the planned program to compensate gun owners. The Liberals... Read more
Staff members at Luther College High School are preparing for a new normal ahead of the school’s reopening in September. As a part of COVID-19 restrictions, like many other schools this fall, Luther will implement a mandatory mask policy for areas where students cannot properly social... Read more
With Major League Soccer having successfully concluded its MLS is Back Tournament, now it's the Canadian Premier League's turn. The Island Games kick off Thursday in Charlottetown with a rematch of last year's inaugural final between defending champion Forge FC and Calgary's Cavalry FC. Like their... Read more
Saskatchewan health authorities say there are five new coronavirus cases in the province, with 150 active cases and 1,314 total recoveries.
The Regina area had four of the five new COVID-19 cases reported by the Government of Saskatchewan on Wednesday. The total number of cases in the area is now 129, with 29 of those recorded over the past six days. Under the province’s new reporting criteria, the Regina region comprises... Read more
OTTAWA - Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says a Liberal promise to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is still a top priority. But he could not definitively say today whether it is still possible to introduce the needed legislation within the... Read more
Regina and area private schools are preparing to welcome students this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.
TORONTO - Patrice Bergeron scored the winner early in double overtime, and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Wednesday in Game 1 of their first-round series that was postponed 15 hours to a rare late-morning start. The game scheduled for 8 p.m. Tuesday night started the next... Read more
Bryan Little is unsure if or when he'll play in the NHL again. The longest-serving player on the current edition of the Winnipeg Jets awaits confirmation that a season-ending head injury won't pose further risk to him. Little acknowledged the possibility his NHL career is over has "constantly... Read more