PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Penguins' qualifying round loss to the Montreal Canadiens cost assistant coaches Sergei Gonchar, Jacques Martin and Mark Recchi their jobs. The team announced on Wednesday it would not renew the contracts of all three assistants. The move came less than a week after the... Read more
SILVER SPRING, Md. - The U.S. budget deficit climbed to $2.81 trillion in the first 10 months of the budget year, exceeding any on record, the Treasury Department said Wednesday. The nation's budgetary shortfall is expected to eventually reach levels for the fiscal year more than double the largest... Read more
MONTREAL - The vast majority of non-Indigenous Quebecers recognize that First Nations members in the province are subject to racism or discrimination, a new survey suggests. The survey conducted by polling firm Leger for the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador found that 92 per cent of... Read more
Saskatchewan’s doctors officially have a new deal with the province. In a media release Wednesday, the provincial government and the Saskatchewan Medical Association (SMA) announced the physicians had ratified a five-year contract. A tentative agreement had been reached in mid-July. The deal... Read more
VICTORIA - British Columbia's Education Ministry says children will be returning to classrooms two days later than originally planned as part of a gradual restart to schooling. Education Minister Rob Fleming told reporters Tuesday that students wouldn't be expected back on the original... Read more
Upgrades are coming to some provincial parks in southern Saskatchewan. The provincial government said Wednesday it’s investing nearly $8 million in infrastructure improvements to parks in the south as part of a $14.6-million investment across the province’s park system. "With nearly... Read more
Severe thunderstorm watches that could be upgraded to tornado watches are in effect for areas of southern and central Saskatchewan. Environment Canada issued the thunderstorm watches Wednesday for areas in and around Regina, Carlyle, Oxbow, Carnduff, Bienfait, Stoughton, Fort Qu’Appelle,... Read more
A 49-year-old man is facing a charge of impaired driving causing bodily harm after a four-vehicle crash in Regina on Tuesday morning. Just before 8 a.m., police were dispatched to the corner of Broad Street and Saskatchewan Drive. The police investigation revealed a GMC Acadia, being driven by the... Read more
OTTAWA - The federal government has announced an additional $305 million to help Indigenous Peoples combat COVID-19. Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the money is meant to help Indigenous communities prepare for emergencies and prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. He... Read more
Bridget Carleton didn't even have time to text her parents last week before she made her first WNBA start. The 23-year-old from Chatham, Ont., learned 30 minutes before tipoff during the Minnesota Lynx's pre-game meeting with coach Cheryl Reeve. Sylvia Fowles was a late scratch due to a sore... Read more
Visitors can best spot the impressive songbird throughout the Wascana Marsh, which runs from Broad Street to Fleet Street.
TORONTO - Back home training following quarantine in the wake of the MLS is Back Tournament, Canada's three teams await word on where and when they will play next. It's just the latest step in a stop-start MLS season, with the U.S. border looming large during the global pandemic. But it looks... Read more
HALIFAX - The mother of a man who died in a Halifax police jail cell in June 2016 has asked a judge to impose the "strictest penalty possible" on two special police constables found guilty of criminal negligence in his death. In her victim impact statement read during a sentencing hearing... Read more
NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors announced charges Wednesday against three men accused of threatening and intimidating women who have accused R&B singer R. Kelly of abuse, including one man suspected of setting fire to a vehicle in Florida. A longtime friend of the indicted singer offered to pay... Read more
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The Innu Nation has filed a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission alleging the federal government spends more money removing children from their homes as opposed to keeping families together. Innu Nation Grand Chief Gregory Rich said in a statement Tuesday... Read more
OTTAWA - Carleton University's criminology school says it will no longer place students to work with police forces and prisons as a show of solidarity with the movement to address systemic racism in Canada's criminal justice institutions. Carleton's Institute of... Read more
MADISON, Wis. - One of two Wisconsin girls who repeatedly stabbed a classmate because she believed a fictional horror character named Slender Man would attack her family if she didn't kill the girl lost an appeal Wednesday. Morgan Geyser was 12 at the time of the 2014 attack, which Payton Leutner... Read more
OTTAWA - The leader of the Bloc Quebecois says if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Katie Telford, the prime minister’s chief of staff, don’t resign, he will try to trigger an election in October. Yves-Francois Blanchet told reporters Wednesday revelations... Read more
The alleged victim of an incident involving a former Regina Police officer says attempts to mediate the situation were unsuccessful and he still wants to be compensated.
RCMP said 17.6 pounds of meth and 12.2 pounds of fentanyl were seized during a traffic stop in southwestern Saskatchewan.
A 30-year-old Manitoba man was arrested by Swift Current Rural RCMP after members discovered nearly 30 lbs. of meth and fentanyl in a vehicle over the weekend.... Read more
LONDON - Britain has suffered the deepest recession among the world's top economies this year, shrinking by a fifth in the second quarter alone when much of the economy was mothballed as part of efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic. The 20.4% quarterly drop is the worst since records began... Read more
A traffic stop on the Trans-Canada Highway near Waldeck on the weekend led to the seizure of nearly 30 pounds of drugs. According to the RCMP, an officer from the Swift Current Rural detachment stopped an SUV travelling east on the highway for an equipment violation Saturday at about 2 a.m. After... Read more
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices jumped 0.6% in July as gasoline prices continued to rise. The Labor Department reported Wednesday that the increase last month in its consumer price index matched a 0.6% rise in June. The uptick was about twice what economists expected. But inflation remains in... Read more
VICTORIA - The British Columbia Coroners Service says two people have died after a Canadian fishing boat sank in waters west of Vancouver Island. The United States Coast Guard says it received a distress call early Tuesday advising the Arctic Fox II was in trouble more than 100 kilometres... Read more
Sumner Redstone, who joined his family's drive-in movie chain in the 1950s and used it to build a vast media empire that included CBS and Viacom, has died. He was 97. Under his watch, Viacom became one of the nation's media titans, home to pay TV channels MTV and Comedy Central and movie studio... Read more
The community has not had a positive COVID-19 case to date.
OK, it’s time to remove the sports hat and put on the parent hat for this commentary. What in the actually you know what is going on with the provincial plan to send our kids back to school? It feels like the province has passed the buck all the way down the line to the teachers, but hasn... Read more
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Rapper Kanye West has qualified to appear on Arkansas' ballot this fall as an independent presidential candidate, Secretary of State John Thurston said Tuesday. Thurston told West's representatives in a letter that his office had verified the rapper had submitted at least the 1,... Read more
Here’s what we know ahead of Saskatchewan’s next update on COVID-19 cases in the province.
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School divisions in Regina and Saskatoon were quick to announce mandatory masking for students after the Saskatchewan government’s announcement.
Canadian cyclist Michael Woods is joining British star Chris Froome at Team Israel Start-Up Nation next season. Founded in 2014 as the Israel Cycling Academy, Team Israel Start-Up Nation is co-owned by Canadian-born Sylvan Adams, a former Canadian Masters cycling champion who... Read more
Students going back to private schools will encounter some big differences this year. Roberta Bell has more on the unique factors these institutions face amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Regina Public and catholic schools divisions have announced intentions to make mask use mandatory for students in Grade 4 to 12.
8:30 – According to Blacklock’s Reporter, a Quebec contractor has failed to provide pandemic masks even though the federal government awarded the firm more than $380 million in contracts to provide them. They are also reporting a former Qubec Liberal MP's company has... Read more
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Aces have made English forward Sam Wilde their sixth player signing. The 24-year-old arrives from the Widnes Vikings. He previously played for the Warrington Wolves and had loan spells with Widnes, the Rochdale Hornets and London Broncos before joining the Vikings... Read more
LAGOS, Portugal - Canadian international Alphonso Davies sat out training Wednesday ahead of Bayern Munich's Champions League quarterfinal against Barcelona. Bayern, citing an adductor problem, said it was a precautionary measure and Davies, a 19-year-old fullback named Bundesliga rookie of... Read more
The Saskatchewan government has revised its back-to-school guidelines for school divisions that want to raise their safety measures.