Saskatchewan News

Man sentenced in Pelican Narrows stabbing death

paNOW (Sask) - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 17:00
By Charlene Tebbutt A 21-year-old man was sentenced for stabbing a man in Pelican Narrows Friday in what a provincial court judge called another tragic case of violence fueled by alcohol. ... Read More
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Regina Airbnb listings not properly registered: city

CTV Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:44
There are more than 200 Airbnb listings in the city of Regina, but according to the city — most aren’t properly registered.

FSIN supports Indigenous teepee protest outside Saskatchewan legislature

Global Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:43
People put up the teepee Thursday, a few days after the government ordered it taken down and police arrested some of the protesters.

CTV Saskatchewan, TSN to broadcast Broncos season opener

CTV Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:35
The Humboldt Broncos will open their season this fall in front of a national audience.

Regina police request assistance in search for hit-and-run suspect

Global Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:08
Regina police are asking the public for insight after a 23-year-old man sustained serious injuries in a hit-and-run on Thursday on Robinson Street. 

'System that's broken': StatsCan report shows continued overrepresentation of Indigenous offenders

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:56
A Statistics Canada report reveals that Indigenous offenders are overrepresented in Saskatchewan jails and prisons.
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Canada’s top judge says Supreme Court should provide leadership at a time when fundamental values are being undermined in the world

Metro - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:41
Richard Wagner engaged with reporters for 45 minutes on a range of questions and signalled he is prepared to be a bold, more open and more assertive chief justice.
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Spring recap: snowy March, hottest May ever

Global Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:18
Regina had over double it's normal snowfall in March, and May was the hottest ever on record.

Pedestrian seriously injured in hit and run

CTV Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:54
A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit and run early Thursday morning.

Tipi, protest camp rebuilt in front of Sask. legislature

CTV Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:43
The tipi and protest camp in front of the Saskatchewan legislature has been restored, and First Nation chiefs from across the province are standing with the protesters.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s rough ride

Metro - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:32
Fresh off the party’s latest drubbing in a federal byelection, the NDP leader looks to make changes and gain steam as the 2019 vote looms over the horizon.
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Wildfire burns near MacArthur River mine as province hit by thousands of lightning strikes

paNOW (Sask) - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:00
By Glenn Hicks Lightning, coupled with very dry conditions, has produced nineteen new wildfires in the province. One of those strikes sparked a significant blaze near the McArthur River uranium mine site. The ministry of environment said one of 15,000 lightning strikes over a 24-hour period caused the 6,000 hectare fire that is now within a few kilometres of the currently-dormant mine. ... Read More
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Southend fire grows as crews brace for lightning, high temps across Sask.

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:45
The northern Saskatchewan fire that displaced more than 700 people is growing, but officials say the town site of Southend is still secure.
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Fire nearly doubles near Southend; evacuations still in place

CTV Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:44
More than 700 evacuees are still out of their homes as a wildfire continues to burn near Southend, Sask.

'That was a nightmare': delayed toxicology reports one of top concerns in Sask. coroner review

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:39
A recent report on Saskatchewan's coroner indicates one of the top concerns is delays in toxicology reports.
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Union representing government employees to vote on strike action

CTV Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:38
The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees Union is calling for a province-wide strike vote next month.

Couple with pet raccoon Dennis begins search for new home

CTV Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:34
A Saskatoon family is being forced to move out of their city apartment after animal services found out about their pet raccoon Dennis.

Federal government ignores Saskatchewan’s call for changes to equalization

Global Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:26
Despite calls from Saskatchewan to rework the equalization process, the federal government is moving ahead with legislation that renew equalization for a five-year term, beginning in 2019.

Higher gas prices fuels jump in Saskatchewan’s inflation rate

Global Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:51
Saskatchewan had the highest annual inflation rate among the provinces for the month of May, led by higher gas prices.

Anti-gay activist wanted in Toronto turns himself over to authorities in Calgary

CTV Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:18
An anti-LGBTQ activist, wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for inciting hatred in Toronto, has turned himself in to police in Calgary on Friday morning.