Saskatchewan News

In the news today, Jan. 16

Metro - 1 hour 5 min ago
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Tackling post-holiday debt to help battle ‘Blue Monday’: Regina credit counsellor

Global Regina - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:30
If you’ve been feeling a little down today, it might be because it’s ‘Blue Monday,’ but it’s also the time when credit card bills arrive and people start to realize how much they’ve spent over the holidays.

Metro Cities: From fines to jail time, a look at the arsenal in the plastic-bag war

Metro - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:25
As Montreal leaps ahead in the war on plastic bags, and Halifax considers it, Metro looks at bans around the world.
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How Canada prepared for nuclear attacks — then and now

Metro - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:17
Here is a look at Cold War safety tactics after Hawaii's false alarm sparks new fears over North Korea's nuclear powers.
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The tax on beer is going up this spring — and brewers are not happy about it

Metro - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:28
The federal government is set to increase the tax on local and imported beer by about 2 per cent starting this April. The increase will roll over every year in line with inflation.
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Saskatchewan wants to move Alberta 'plategate' summit to Medicine Hat

CBC Saskatchewan - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:14
The Saskatchewan government has offered to meet with Alberta about the license plate dispute between the provinces on Jan. 31, but it wants the summit moved to Medicine Hat.
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Video appears to show suspect deliberately setting Regina condo fire

Global Regina - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:52
A Regina condo owner is offering a reward after releasing security camera footage that appears to show someone deliberately setting fire to his building.

Police investigating apartment fire caught on-camera

CTV Regina - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:51
Regina police are investigating a fire that damaged a condo unit in the Warehouse District on Thursday morning.

Ontario man in court for allegedly selling access to billions of pieces of stolen data

Metro - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:44
Jordan Evan Bloom, 27, is facing rare cybercrime charges for his involvement in Leakedsource.com. The site, described as a 'middle man between the dark web and the internet', offered visitors access to three billion records harvested from data breaches around the world.
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Tackling post-holiday debt to help battle ‘Blue Monday’: Regina credit counsellor

Global Regina - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:43
If you've been feeling a little down today, it might be because it's 'Blue Monday,' but it's also the time when credit card bills arrive and people start to realize how much they've spent over the holidays.

Ottawa could offer carbon rebates directly to residents in holdout provinces

CBC Saskatchewan - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:32
The federal government is giving itself the legal wiggle room to give carbon tax rebate cheques directly to people in those provinces that refuse to impose a carbon tax of their own.
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Alouettes release veteran QB Darian Durant

CBC Saskatchewan - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:23
The Montreal Alouettes released veteran quarterback Darian Durant on Monday, the day before he was scheduled to receive a significant bonus.
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5 injured on southwest Sask. highway after RCMP cruiser collides with truck

CBC Saskatchewan - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:21
A collision near Leader, Sask., put one RCMP officer and four others in hospital on Friday.
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2 men, 1 teen charged in connection with string of robberies at Regina businesses

CBC Saskatchewan - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:12
Regina police have arrested three male suspects in connection to a string of robberies in the city.
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'Carillion liquidation won't affect completion of Sask. hopsital': Saskbuilds

paNOW (Sask) - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:00
By Greg Higgins The liquidation of the U.K. based company in charge of constructing and maintaining the Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford (SHNB) won’t affect the completion of the facility or any jobs there, according to Saskbuilds. Earlier today it was announced Carillion, which has a 50 per cent equity share in the Public-Private Partnership (P3) project of the hospital, had to liquidate all assets after creditors and U.K. government officials failed to garner the short-term financing the company needed. ... Read More
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Alberta, Saskatchewan to meet on licence plate dispute, but can't agree on site

CTV Regina - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:43
Alberta and Saskatchewan have a date for a joint meeting to resolve a licence-plate dispute.

Alberta, Saskatchewan to meet on licence-plate dispute

Global Regina - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:32
Alberta and Saskatchewan have a date for a joint meeting to resolve a licence-plate dispute.

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