Regina News

Global Regina - 1 day 4 hours ago
Environmental legislation proposed by British Columbia is targeting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and would significantly impact it, says the proponent of the project.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 5 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in a sprawling graft probe that has roiled Latin America’s largest nation and shows no sign of slowing. Judge Marcelo Breitas issued an arrest order for the ex-... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 5 hours ago
Spring Free from Racism’s annual Family Day Celebration reaches a milestone this weekend, with two decades of providing the community an opportunity to come together to share traditions and culture from all different ethnic backgrounds. Barb Dedi, president of the Saskatchewan Association for... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 5 hours ago
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido’s top aide was taken away in the middle of the night by masked intelligence agents who broke down his door early Thursday, drawing condemnation from the United States and other countries pushing to oust President Nicolas... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 5 hours ago
The Saskatchewan government delivered their 2019-20 provincial budget on Wednesday and it’s giving more support for families who have children under the age of six with autism.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 5 hours ago
NEW YORK - A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump in a wave of attacks that harmed no one but spread fear of political violence across the U.S. for days leading up to last fall’s midterm elections. Cesar Sayoc,... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 5 hours ago
SILKEBORG, Denmark - Chelsea Carey’s Canadian rink stayed in the playoff hunt with a 9-6 win over Russia’s Alina Kovaleva on Thursday at the world women’s curling championship. The Calgary-based team of Carey, third Sarah Wilkes, second Dana Ferguson and lead Rachel... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 5 hours ago
Two major potash companies say the Saskatchewan government gave them no warning it would be eliminating deductions and credits related to its potash production tax.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 5 hours ago
Given recent events, Larissa Bohlken is well-qualified to discuss the scoring and attainment of goals. Bohlken registered two goals, including one in overtime, on Wednesday to propel the Regina Rebels into the Saskatchewan Female Midget AAA Hockey League’s championship series. She was... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 5 hours ago
A controversial Toronto psychology professor is lambasting a prestigious British university after it opted to rescind a visiting fellowship on the basis of his work. Jordan Peterson published a blog post in the wake of the move from Cambridge University, criticizing the school for its decision to... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 5 hours ago
NELSON, B.C. - The owners of two cheetahs will not be allowed to return the large, African cats to southeastern British Columbia to use them as ambassador animals promoting conservation of the endangered species. The Environmental Appeal Board, which considers issues raised under B.C.... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 5 hours ago
OTTAWA - Former cabinet minister Jane Philpott fanned the flames of the SNC-Lavalin fire Thursday as Liberals struggled to douse the controversy and focus Canadians’ attention on their pre-election budget. Philpott gave an interview to Maclean’s magazine in... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 5 hours ago
OTTAWA - A chronology of the SNC- Lavalin controversy, according to public documents, reports and testimony to the House of Commons justice committee: Feb. 19, 2015 – The RCMP lays corruption and fraud charges against Montreal-based engineering and construction firm SNC-Lavalin, over... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
NEW YORK - A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump, attacks that harmed no one but created fear as the devices turned up, day after day, at locations across the country. Cesar Sayoc sobbed as he entered the... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
NELSON, B.C. - The owners of two cheetahs will not be allowed to return the large, African cats to southeastern British Columbia to use them as ambassador animals promoting conservation of the endangered species. Following a multi-day hearing last fall, the Environmental Appeal Board,... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
BEIRA, Mozambique - A week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding still raged Thursday as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in Zimbabwe, threatening riverside populations. The confirmed death toll in Zimbabwe, neighbouring Mozambique and Malawi surpassed 500, with hundreds... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 6 hours ago
The Winnipeg Jets announced prices for the 2019 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic, which will be held in Regina later this year.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
CALGARY - The leader of Alberta’s United Conservatives is promising a referendum on equalization if there’s no major progress on market-opening pipelines. Jason Kenney says if he becomes premier the matter would be put to voters on Oct. 18, 2021 - the same date as the... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
HOUSTON - Kristin Crump and her two kids put damp cloths over their mouths on Thursday for the short walk from their suburban Houston front door to their car, defying an order to remain inside due to dangerous fumes coming from burned out petrochemical tanks a couple of miles away. For the... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
MONTREAL - Vandals struck a Sir John A. Macdonald statue in downtown Montreal once again, spray painting the imposing bronze monument to the country’s first prime minister early Thursday. Montreal police noted the vandalism at the site, located at Place du Canada in the downtown... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 6 hours ago
Balancing the budget was part of a three-year plan that began in the 2017-18 budget. Total spending for the 2018-19 budget is forecasted at about $15 million.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 6 hours ago
The Yorkton Terriers are one victory away from eliminating the defending-champion Nipawin Hawks from the SJHL playoffs. Yorkton assumed a 3-1 lead in a best-of-seven quarter-final Wednesday by defeating Nipawin 5-2 at Farrell Agencies Arena. Colby Brandt had two goals and two assists for the... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
VANCOUVER - A transgender woman whose case against Canada’s oldest rape crisis centre was dismissed by the courts says she hopes the City of Vancouver’s decision to refuse the shelter funding will help change policies. Kimberly Nixon, 61,... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
QUEBEC - Finance Minister Eric Girard tabled the Coalition Avenir Quebec government’s first budget on Thursday. Here are some highlights: - Balanced books for the fifth straight year in Quebec, with a forecast surplus of $2.5 billion on total revenue of $115.6 billion, including $24.9 billion... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
MONTREAL - A prominent Montreal lawyer was in court Thursday in an attempt to save a pit bull-type dog that attacked six people last summer from being put down. Anne-France Goldwater argued the section of the municipal bylaw that orders a dog to be... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
HALIFAX - Researchers studying the carcasses of Sable Island’s fabled wild horses have discovered many had unusual levels of parasites and sand, suggesting they are tougher than most horses, even as many died of starvation. A team from the University of Saskatchewan and Parks Canada... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
BEIRA, Mozambique - A week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding still raged Thursday as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in Zimbabwe, threatening riverside populations. The confirmed death toll in Zimbabwe, neighbouring Mozambique and Malawi surpassed 500, with hundreds... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and a powerful White House aide, is not preserving all of her official email communications as required by federal law, the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee said on Thursday. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said in a... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 6 hours ago
WINNIPEG - A newborn who was seen in a social media video being taken away from her mother by authorities in a Winnipeg hospital is to be returned to her family. A court has given custody to a member of the mother's family. The video of the infant’s apprehension by social workers... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 7 hours ago
BRUSSELS - Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward giving the U.K. a bit more time to ease itself out of the bloc, but they warned that if Britain’s Parliament spurns the offer, a chaotic exit would happen in... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 7 hours ago
OTTAWA - An independent Canadian senator has proposed a bill that would allow the government to take the frozen assets of dictators and their cronies to help refugees forced to flee their tyranny. Sen. Ratna Omidvar tabled the Frozen Assets Repurposing Act on Thursday with the support of... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 7 hours ago
FREDERICTON - Defending champions Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres were one of six unbeaten teams halfway through Thursday’s play at the Canadian mixed doubles curling championship. The Alberta team (4-0) was tied for top spot in Pool B with Saskatchewan’s Shannon Birchard and Catlin... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 7 hours ago
MOSUL, Iraq - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother’s Day capsized in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 83 people, including families, officials said. Many of the dead were women and children who could be seen... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 7 hours ago
The driver of a transport truck involved in a deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus will be sentenced Friday. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death and dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 7 hours ago
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The World Video Game Hall of Fame fielded thousands of nominations for the Class of 2019 from more than 100 countries, hall officials said Thursday after narrowing the field to 12. “Will ‘Centipede’ devour the competition? Can ‘Mortal Kombat’... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 7 hours ago
Kevin Matechuk says he will never, never forgive the semi driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

Global Regina - 1 day 7 hours ago
Nearly three-in-four children are being driven to school. This can result in major congestion in school zones with an increase in vehicle traffic including school buses.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 7 hours ago
MOSUL, Iraq - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother’s Day capsized in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 83 people, including families, officials said. Many of the dead were women and children who could be seen... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 8 hours ago
TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors say all-star guard Kyle Lowry will miss a second straight game with a sprained right ankle when the Oklahoma City Thunder visit Soctiabank Arena on Friday night. The team made the announcement Thursday on Twitter. Lowry was injured in Toronto’s 128-92 ... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 8 hours ago
A monthly community lunch for a group of Ontario seniors took a strange turn this week after many attendees got sick from consuming cannabis-laced brownies, provincial police said Thursday. Const. Miles Loach said the seniors began seeking medical help within less than an... Read more

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