Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 48 min 55 sec ago
One day after scoring against Mexico's Club Leon, veteran Toronto FC fullback Justin Morrow was still smiling. But he was looking forward not back. Morrow's family was en route to Orlando, Fla., where the MLS team has set up shop this season due to pandemic-related travel restrictions. "I'm really... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 3 min ago
OTTAWA — The stage is set for arguably the most important federal budget in recent memory, as the Liberal government prepares to unveil its plan for Canada’s post-pandemic recovery even as a third wave of COVID-19 rages across the country. Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will present the budget... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 8 min ago
TORONTO — Nurse Manpreet Kainth knows every patient being treated under her team’s care in Humber River Hospital’s intensive care unitEven with her 16 years of experience, the ever-growing workload and the daily scenes unfolding before her eyes - more acutely ill COVID-19 patients and young people... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 hour 9 min ago
The City of Regina’s executive committee is eyeing the future of the Brandt Centre - which could include replacing the 43-year-old facility in the years ahead.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 hour 15 min ago
A Saskatoon hotel has spent the pandemic serving as an assisted self-isolation site — a place for people to go if they have tested positive for COVID-19 and don't have a safe place to stay. 

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 34 min ago
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 12:25 p.m. New Brunswick is reporting 10 new cases of COVID-19 today. Nine of the cases are in the Edmundston region with six confirmed as contacts of previously confirmed patients and the other three under investigation. The... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 2 hours 53 min ago
William Favel says he had just finished his Friday morning jog when Saskatoon police officers confronted him on 20th Street and violently detained him, only to give him a $40 ticket for jaywalking.... Read more

Global Regina - 3 hours 10 min ago
A viewer submitted photo is featured daily in Your Saskatchewan on Global Saskatoon and Global Regina.

Regina Leader-Post - 4 hours 52 min ago
The University of Regina plans to welcome back thousands of students to in-person classes this September, but the halls will still be emptier than in a pre-pandemic years as the institution takes a semester to transition back to normalcy.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 30 min ago
The Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol in January created a trove of self-incriminating evidence, thoroughly documenting their actions and words in videos and social media posts. Now some of the camera-toting people in the crowd are claiming they were only there to record history as... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 35 min ago
TRURO, N.S. — A memorial service is planned for today in central Nova Scotia to honour the 22 people killed by a lone gunman one year ago. The closed service at Truro’s First United Church, which will be livestreamed on Facebook and local media, is slated to begin at 3 p.m. local time. A... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 5 hours 52 min ago
The speed with which coronavirus variants of concern are spreading in Canada is making the need to get people vaccinated more urgent. With an increasing number of older people immunized, provinces are faced with choosing who's next on the priority list. 

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 52 min ago
WASHINGTON — This might make Canadians jealous of their American cousins for the first time in a while: the lineup Friday outside a downtown Washington D.C. Apple Store was longer than at one of the city's largest COVID-19 mass-vaccination sites.  Getting the shot at the nearby Walter E. Washington... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 52 min ago
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The latest assessment of Atlantic cod stocks, whose collapse crushed the economy of Newfoundland and Labrador, has scientists worried the species will never recover without drastic change within the federal Fisheries Department. The federal government report... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 26 min ago
KENOSHA, Wis. — A shooting at a tavern in Wisconsin killed three people and seriously injured two others early Sunday, a sheriff's department official said. The shooting happened at Somers House Tavern in the Village of Somers, Kenosha County Sgt. David Wright said. The suspected shooter was not... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 27 min ago
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to co-operate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The agreement was reached by U.S. special... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 26 min ago
NEW YORK — Safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and others were injured. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said children and at least one pet were pulled, pinned and entrapped under the rear... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 26 min ago
NEW YORK — Safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and others were injured. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said children and at least one pet were pulled, pinned and entrapped under the rear... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 28 min ago
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — As protests intensified in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright, a group of Black men joined the crowd intent on keeping the peace and preventing protests from escalating into violence. Hundreds of people have gathered outside the heavily... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 30 min ago
BELGRADE, Serbia — Hamid Ahmadi still can feel the cold of the February night when Serbian police left him and two dozen other refugees in a forest. Crammed into a police van, the refugees from Afghanistan thought they were headed to an asylum-seekers' camp in eastern Serbia. Instead, they were... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 29 min ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Four Sacramento police officers were hospitalized with injuries after they were sprayed with a liquid irritant during protests Saturday night, police told KCRA TV. The demonstrators had gathered at the state capitol downtown to protest the police shooting deaths of Daunte... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 31 min ago
BERLIN — Germany is paying tribute Sunday to the nearly 80,000 people it has lost to the coronavirus, even as the country struggles to get a grip on another rise in infections. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will lead a memorial event with other top officials at Berlin's Konzerthaus concert hall... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 32 min ago
BERLIN — The German defence minister says she wants to help bring some Afghan employees of her country's military to Germany as it prepares to leave Afghanistan after nearly 20 years. NATO allies including Germany are set to join the United States in pulling their remaining troops out of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 31 min ago
TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga asked the U.S. drug maker Pfizer Inc. for additional supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine to speed up his country's inoculation drive, which lags behind many other nations. Suga, after holding talks with President Joe Biden at the White House, wrapped up... Read more

Global Regina - 6 hours 51 min ago
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Canada the CFL is expected to delay the start of its 2021 season.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 47 min ago
As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks. The military commander handling logistics for Canada's vaccine distribution program says there will be enough vaccine delivered to... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 8 hours 52 min ago
Like many women involved in the Saskatoon music community, I have spent the last few weeks muddling through conflicting emotions as several “me too” accounts have surfaced.

CBC Saskatchewan - 8 hours 52 min ago
Patrick Marleau expected to beat fellow Saskatchewan native Gordie Howe’s long-standing record for most NHL games played. Howe's son says the hockey legend would be "thrilled" for the San Jose Shark, who is known for humble dedication.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 52 min ago
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday April 18, 2021. There are 1,113,907 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,113,907 confirmed cases (86,763 active, 1,003,553 resolved, 23,591 deaths).*The total case count includes 13 confirmed... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 52 min ago
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday April 18, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 249,535 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,775,267 doses given. Nationwide, 908,060 people or 2.4 per cent of the population has been fully... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 52 min ago
TRURO, N.S. — A memorial service is planned for today in central Nova Scotia to honour the 22 people killed by a lone gunman one year ago. The closed service at Truro's First United Church, which will be livestreamed on Facebook and local media, is slated to begin at 3 p.m. local time. A... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 30 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has struck southwestern Iran along the Persian Gulf. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the temblor Sunday. Iranian state television alerted on its broadcast, saying it was a 5.9 magnitude. A second aftershock quake of 4.5 magnitude... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 49 min ago
REGINA — Ben McCartney had a goal and two assists as the Brandon Wheat Kings beat the Moose Jaw Warriors 4-1 in Western Hockey League action on Saturday. Ridly Greig, Jake Chiasson and Lynden McCallum also scored for the Wheat Kings (14-3-2-0). Brad Ginnell replied for the Warriors (7-11-1-0). The... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 11 hours 36 min ago
The Swift Current Broncos snapped a seven-game losing streak in fine style Saturday at the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 20 min ago
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Saturday April 17, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 249,535 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,775,267 doses given. Nationwide, 908,060 people or 2.4 per cent of the population has been fully... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 28 min ago
Canadian Josh Naylor lined into a triple play in the eighth inning, then let a routine grounder roll through his legs at first base with two outs in the ninth that led to Cincinnati's tying run as the Reds beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in the 10th Saturday. Pinch-hitter Tyler Stephenson's single... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 41 min ago
CALGARY — The Belleville Senators extended their win streak to three games with a 4-1 win over the Stockton Heat in American Hockey League action on Saturday.Jonathan Aspirot, Jean-Christophe Beaudin, Colby Williams and Joseph LaBate scored for the Senators (10-12-1-0).Giorgio Estephan scored for... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 58 min ago
The drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Regina may be closed until early May, barring a new supply of doses. On Friday, the Saskatchewan Health Authority said the clinic at Evraz Place would close to the public at the end of the day after exhausting its supply of vaccine. On Saturday, the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 13 min ago
HALIFAX — The Charlottetown Islanders extended their win streak to five games with a 9-4 win over the Halifax Mooseheads in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Saturday. Cedric Desruisseaux had two goals and an assist for the Islanders (35-5-0-0). Ryan Maynard, Brett Budgell, Sam Oliver,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 12 min ago
WINNIPEG — Mike Smith stopped all 26 shots he faced for his third shutout of the season as the Edmonton Oilers blanked the Winnipeg Jets 3-0 in a pivotal North Division matchup. Tyson Barrie, Jesse Puljujarvi and Alex Chiasson scored for the Oilers (26-12-2), who had not played since a 5-0 defeat... Read more

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