Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 45 min ago
Formula One driver Nicholas Latifi says he will represent his hometown of Toronto in his rookie season on the circuit by choosing No. 6 as the race number for his Williams. Latifi made the announcement Monday in a post on his website. "The main reason is that 6 is so closely linked to... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 8 hours 50 min ago
Saskatchewan's Attorney General is appealing the three-year sentence handed to rapist Gioulian Nikdima, arguing his sentence was too lenient.

CTV Regina - 9 hours 2 min ago
The second degree murder trial for a man accused of killing his wife entered its second week, with the crown and defense arguing what evidence should be admissible in the trial proper.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 2 min ago
VANCOUVER - A defence lawyer says fraud allegations against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou are a “facade” and the charges are really about the United States attempting to enforce its sanctions against Iran. A court hearing began Monday in Vancouver over the American request to extradite... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 9 hours 3 min ago
Jerry Dias, Unifor national president, said that the blockades were set up by members of other Unifor locals and that the action therefore does not violate a court injunction barring members of Unifor 594 — which represents workers at the refinery — from blocking access to the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 21 min ago
Tim Raines can speak from experience when he describes what Larry Walker might be feeling in the hours before Tuesday's Hall of Fame induction announcement. Raines, a former teammate of the Canadian slugger with the Montreal Expos, was in Walker's shoes exactly... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 24 min ago
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A state of emergency stretched into its fourth day in St. John's, N.L., Monday as Armed Forces personnel began to help dig out a city where travel remained difficult and some residents were relying on each other for food. Eastern regions of Newfoundland have been largely... Read more

Global Regina - 9 hours 26 min ago
Boston Schaan, 13, of Regina had his dream come true on Saturday when he met the San Francisco 49ers.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 34 min ago
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Snowboarder Liam Brearley captured a silver medal in the men's slopestyle Monday, highlighting a two-medal day for Canada at the Youth Olympics. Brearley, of Gravenhurst, Ont., and Florence Brunelle of Trois-Rivieres, Que., who won bronze in the women's 500-metre short-track... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 10 hours 11 min ago
The Waskimo Festival will not be taking place in Regina this year due to concern about damage to the east shore line and bird habitat.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 23 min ago
Things got a lot more heated on the picket line at the Co-op refinery Monday night as police arrested several people, including Unifor national president Jerry Dias. On Monday morning, Unifor announced it would be... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 24 min ago
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Reblacks re-signed defensive linemen Danny Mason, Avery Ellis and Michael Wakefield on Monday. All three players were scheduled to become free agents next month. Mason has spent the last two seasons in Ottawa. He had 33 tackles and eight special-teams tackles in 17... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 35 min ago
WINNIPEG - The mayor of Winnipeg came out of a sit-down meeting with the prime minister on Monday saying that all levels of government need to work together to tackle a methamphetamine crisis plaguing the city. Brian Bowman said he asked Justin Trudeau to take stock of the federal government's... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 37 min ago
Nearly a dozen Co-op-branded semis lined up on Fleet Street illustrated the Unifor point Monday morning, when the national president stood in front of a crowd of picketers to announce they were blocking off all the Co-op refinery gates. Jerry Dias said the workers had been locked out of the... Read more

CTV Regina - 10 hours 51 min ago
A Regina man was chosen to appear on The Price is Right, and he didn’t leave empty handed.

CBC Saskatchewan - 11 hours 6 min ago
What does reconciliation mean to Max FineDay, a young Indigenous leader? It means freedom, prosperity and giving back land to Indigenous people. It is the way forward for young people to have meaningful and prosperous lives, he says in his Vancouver Island University's Indigenous... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 8 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's legal team asserted Monday that he did "absolutely nothing wrong," urging the Senate to swiftly reject an impeachment case that it called "flimsy" and a "dangerous perversion of the Constitution." The lawyers decried the impeachment process as rigged and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 22 min ago
Toronto FC training camp opened with a bang Monday with the news that captain Michael Bradley is scheduled to undergo ankle surgery and could be out for four months or more. Adding to the unexpected drama was star striker Jozy Altidore, who said he thought the Bradley injury had been... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 30 min ago
SINGAPORE - Toronto's Richard T. Lee is the third Canadian to qualify for this year's British Open, one of golf's most prestigious events. Lee qualified after shooting a 1-over 71 on Sunday to finish in fifth place at the SMBC Singapore Open. The 29-year old finished at 12-under 272 at Serapong... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 11 hours 31 min ago
Unifor national president Jerry Dias says the union will not allow any trucks or replacement workers into the Co-op Refinery Complex (CRC).... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 35 min ago
Two people are facing charges of assaulting police officers after an incident early Sunday in Abernethy. The Fort Qu’Appelle RCMP said in a media release Monday that officers were dispatched to a residence Sunday at around 3 a.m., for a report of a domestic disturbance. After arriving on the... Read more

CTV Regina - 11 hours 36 min ago
A new study finds Saskatchewan has the lowest amount of debt, measured to GDP, in the country.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 37 min ago
Alberta's rural municipalities say the amount of unpaid property taxes they're owed by oil and gas companies has more than doubled over the past year. The association says they are owed a total of $173 million - a 114 per cent increase over last spring. Years of low oil prices have left many small... Read more

Global Regina - 11 hours 38 min ago
Regina's Rochdale Walmart is reopening on Tuesday after it closed down in early December from a fire.

Global Regina - 11 hours 44 min ago
Unifor says the national chapter is officially taking over the Co-op Refinery blockade. The union says they are a separate legal entity from Local 594, so the injunction does not apply.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 53 min ago
MONTREAL - A court has ruled that disgraced former Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum can keep the $268,000 he received from the city after resigning from office, despite a conviction for fraud against the government. Quebec Superior Court ruled today Applebaum is entitled to... Read more

Global Regina - 12 hours 17 min ago
The Human Condition Spring Comedy Tour comes to Regina, SK to support local charity Hospitals of Regina Foundation. . After a very successful run last September The Human Condition Comedy Tour are doing it again! This coming March three comedians (Scott Belford, Adam Mac and Scott Porteous) will be... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 19 min ago
OTTAWA - A woman who alleges she was raped at age 15 while being transported to a residential school has had her settlement claim rejected a fourth time - a case New Democrat MP Charlie Angus says highlights major gaps in the settlement agreement for survivors. The woman, whose... Read more

CTV Regina - 12 hours 22 min ago
A couple from Abernethy, Sask. is facing a number of charges including assaulting peace officers following an incident on Jan. 19.

CBC Saskatchewan - 12 hours 25 min ago
RCMP say they arrested Kandi Ratt, wanted in connection with the homicide of Sheena Billette, at the resort community of Christopher Lake this weekend.

Global Regina - 12 hours 33 min ago
Kandi Rose Ratt, 27, was wanted by Saskatchewan RCMP for accessory after the fact to murder in the death of Sheena Billette.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 42 min ago
MONTREAL - The family of former Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe is suing the luxury seniors' residence where their 93-year-old mother perished after being trapped in a courtyard during a false fire alarm last winter. Helene Rowley Hotte Duceppe died of hypothermia a year ago... Read more

CTV Regina - 12 hours 44 min ago
One of the suspects in the homicide of Sheena Billette has been arrested.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 53 min ago
OTTAWA - A new poll suggests there are some in this country who believe Canada shouldn't intervene militarily if there was a genocide taking place somewhere in the world. The poll commissioned by the Association for Canadian Studies found that 29 per cent disagreed with the idea that Canada... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 59 min ago
RICHMOND, Va. - Tens of thousands of protesters, many decked out in tactical gear and toting assault-style rifles, are amassing in the streets of Virginia's capital city in a show of defiance against stringent new Democratic gun control measures. State, local and... Read more

CTV Regina - 13 hours 1 min ago
Unifor announced on Monday morning that trucks won't be allowed to enter or exit the Co-op Refinery as job action continues.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 9 min ago
VICTORIA - Ongoing tension over the construction of a liquefied natural gas pipeline across northwestern British Columbia has prompted a demonstration near a ferry terminal north of Victoria, affecting BC Ferries sailings to and from Vancouver Island. BC Ferries says all vessels to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 39 min ago
The Land of the Living Skies lived up to its name early Monday. A number of people said they witnessed a bright light with a tail shoot across the sky around 7:10 a.m. “All of sudden you see this big blueish green streak come across due north. It was coming through the fog and clouds. It was... Read more

Global Regina - 13 hours 38 min ago
Waskimo Winter Festival in Regina won't be happening this year, in an announcement made by its board of directors on Monday.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 13 hours 42 min ago