Saskatchewan News

2 vying for middle linebacker slot at Saskatchewan Roughriders training camp

Global Regina - 1 hour 32 min ago
Two players are each making a solid case to fill the hole at middle linebacker as the Saskatchewan Roughriders continue training camp in Saskatoon. Ryan Flaherty reports.

Federal government open to sending more military helicopters to Mali

Metro - 1 hour 33 min ago
Canada is preparing to send two Chinook transport helicopters and four armed Griffon escorts to the African nation this summer as part of a commitment to support the UN mission there on Aug. 1.
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Aboriginal hunting rights addressed by FSIN

Global Regina - 1 hour 59 min ago
Kristjan Pierone was charged with unlawful hunting after shooting a bull moose near a roadway in 2015.

Domestic homicide review report to be released today, 5 months late

CBC Saskatchewan - 2 hours 32 min ago
The review was supposed to be made public last December but is finally being released today.
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New study into radicalization urges authorities to seek help from families

Metro - 3 hours 32 min ago
Parents often willing to share intel, says co-author Amarnath Amarasingam, who led study of so-called foreign fighters.
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B.C. firefighters tackling new wildfires near Kamloops and Lillooet

Metro - 6 hours 8 min ago
The BC Wildfire Service says crews and aircraft are tackling a wildfire measuring about 50 hectares about 55 kilometres northwest of Kamloops.
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Regina Pats edge out Swift Current Broncos in tight game at Memorial Cup

CTV Regina - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 23:27
Nick Henry scored a hat trick as the Regina Pats eliminated Western Hockey League rival the Swift Current Broncos from the Memorial Cup with a 6-5 victory on Wednesday night.

Nick Henry's hat trick helps Pats eliminate Broncos from Memorial Cup

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 23:08
Nick Henry scored a hat trick as the Regina Pats eliminated Western Hockey League rival the Swift Current Broncos from the Memorial Cup with a 6-5 victory on Wednesday night.
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B.C. to improve counselling services for jurors after traumatic trials

Metro - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 22:21
Jury members are currently limited to one group debriefing session at the end of a trial, and only if it is requested by at least six jurors.
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Health, education ministries in B.C. not working together on programs to improve youth eating habits, says Auditor General

Metro - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 22:10
Auditor General Carol Bellringer believes the food programs for students should be highlighted because they are aimed at children and offer a great opportunity to shape the future health of B.C. residents.
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Civil service union calls for Trudeau to help ‘stalled’ Phoenix pay compensation talks

Metro - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 20:07
The unions are seeking damages for their members for stress, the time spent dealing with pay issues and the catastrophic financial losses caused by Phoenix pay problems.
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Ottawa not ready to create special police task force for missing and murdered Indigenous women

Metro - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 19:00
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett will not meet the key demand from the inquiry when government responds to a list of recommendations, her office told the Star.
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‘Youth-quake’ in Niagara West election, as four candidates are under 30

Metro - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:58
MPP and PC candidate Sam Oosterhoff, 20, is up against university classmate Curtis Fric, 20, for the NDP. The Green Party is represented by Jessica Tillmanns,18, while Liberal candidate Joe Kanee, a 27-year-old native of Edmonton, is the elder of the group.
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'It's not for everyone, recovering bodies': Volunteer Grandmother's Bay recovery team helps find the missing

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:53
The Grandmother's Bay recovery team started using sonar technology to search rivers for bodies because there was no one else using the technology in the province at the time and they wanted to find an elder from their community.
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Cabinet minister Ken Cheveldayoff has history of controversy around Winnipeg Jets tickets

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:32
This isn’t the first time Saskatchewan cabinet minister Ken Cheveldayoff had been in the midst of questions around tickets to a Winnipeg Jets hockey game. A few years back he was caught up in the midst of Manitoba's "Ticketgate" scandal.
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Behind the journey to mental wellness after a finding of not criminally responsible

Metro - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:24
Jamie Livingston’s “Forensic Mental Health Success Stories” project highlights three stories of successes within the NCR system.
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Memorial Cup host committee expected to lose money

CTV Regina - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:23
The Memorial Cup host committee says it took a hit when it had to pay the Canadian Hockey League $3.65 million just to host the event.

Sask. government defends return of previously cut MLA pay

Global Regina - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:18
After taking a 3.5 per cent pay cut last year, Saskatchewan's MLAs are back to making $96,183 per year as a base salary.

Health Minister expects recommendations this summer for future of Pioneer Village

Global Regina - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:30
As affected residents continue to move, Health Minister Jim Retier says that recommendations are coming for the future direction of Pioneer Village.

Service dog changes life of Regina woman

Global Regina - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:19
While the world once felt like it was crumbling around her, Erin Rudd has found a life-changing support system in her service dog, Ancaster. “He gives me back life, the ability to do things I didn’t even realize I stopped doing,” Rudd said. The mother-of-two has had experienced worsening symptoms of cerebral palsy over the...