The Saskatoon Police Service is set to grow by two officers. On Tuesday, the Ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety announced it was giving a one-time grant of around $305,000 to the service to fund two alternative response officer positions. “Government is proud to partner with... Read more
A report released by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) indicates library workers in Saskatchewan face a growing number of violent incidents and harassment while on the job. There are 650 public library workers in the province. Just over 100 of them from the Regina, Saskatoon, North... Read more
A Saskatchewan Penitentiary inmate is turning to the Supreme Court of Canada after successive court decisions upheld the provincial nursing regulator's dismissal of his complaint.... Read more
Leaders of a Saskatchewan First Nation are in Vancouver to launch plans to take over control of child welfare services for its members.
8:30 – Cameco has officially signed the deal with Energoatom Ukraine’s state-owned nuclear energy to be the sole supplier of uranium for the next 12 years. Tim Gitzel , CEO of Cameo joins Taylor to explain what is next now that deal is official. LIVE Tim Gitzel... Read more
Leaders of a First Nation in Saskatchewan are in Vancouver to launch plans to take over control of child welfare services for its members.
A Canadian city has just been named the worst in the country for bed bugs for the third year in a row.
Saskatchewan RCMP said themselves and Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan (CTSS) arrested and charged 138 motorists around the province under the criminal code for impaired driving in January and February.
By Jay D Haughton It can be challenging to move to Canada from another country for school but imagine being the only woman in the class. This is something that Harsh Saini, an international student from India faces, as she is the only woman in her Computer Engineering Technology... Read more
By Susan McNeil Four people have been arrested and charged while a fifth has a warrant out for his arrest after Prince Albert police completed the largest drug bust in the force’s history. Chief Jonathan Bergen said Monday afternoon that 31.2 kilograms of cocaine were found in a trailer home north... Read more
The rotunda in the legislature was full of people Monday morning, asking for help from the provincial government. They were all clients of the Saskatchewan Assured Income Disability (SAID) program, and each said what they get isn’t enough to live on. Sydney Chadwick said she gets $1,100 to live on... Read more
In a recent Leader-Post article, it was mentioned that there were 15,000 private MRI scans in Saskatchewan in the past eight years. The... Read more
Businesses and non-profit organizations regularly open and move in Saskatoon. Today the StarPhoenix talks to Jack Cox, vice president of global fulfilment and logistics for FBN (Farmers Business Network), which recently opened what he says is their largest storage facility in the world.... Read more
Canada's inflation rate cooled to 5.2 per cent in February, the largest deceleration from a previous month since April 2020, according to Statistics Canada.
The regulator for Saskatchewan's registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs) has launched an advertising campaign meant to alert the public to concerns about staff shortages.... Read more
Knave. It was a stumper.... Read more
Connor Bedard fever is sweeping through Saskatoon at an opportune time, given the sometimes feverish debate over a new downtown arena.... Read more
The March 11 letter 'Free speech vital for our culture' by Kelly Block, MP for Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek was loaded with political rhetoric. This is typical of certain... Read more
Provincial budget day is a great day to look ahead to the future, but it's an even better day to demonstrate what you've learned from the past.... Read more
The annual pace of inflation cooled in February as it posted its largest deceleration since April 2020.
Ottawa still advertising on TikTok despite banning it on government devices due to security concerns
The federal government continues to advertise on TikTok, despite having banned the app from all government devices due to security concerns. Some tech experts argue Ottawa is sending a contradictory message.
Although Indigenous peoples desperately need allies in the legal profession, at some point we should also recognize how the ongoing injustice seems to be paying off mortgages for many non-Indigenous professionals.
Pandemic restrictions silenced traditional music education over the past few years and that interruption has had a definite impact, say music educators. But passionate students, teachers and advocates are raising their voices to remind Canadians of the value of music in classrooms.
Jim Lemaigre, the Sask. Party MLA for Athabasca, accused Trent Wotherspoon, the MLA for Regina Rosemont of ‘extremely offensive and racially charged statements,’ following a debate in the legislature.
TikTok creator Ethan Craft said feedback has generally been positive about his concept for a reimagined Saskatchewan licence plate.
Sexual assault cases concluded by Moose Jaw and Prince Albert police without laying charges will be reviewed by an independent agency after the Saskatchewan government formally announced the program's expansion to the two cities.... Read more
City police are advising people to be on the lookout for coyotes after two of the animals were put down over the weekend, and a third animal fled before it could be euthanized.... Read more
People receiving Saskatchewan disability benefits could soon receive an increase. Several recipients of the Saskatchewan Assured Income Disability (SAID) benefits were at the legislative building on Monday, saying they can’t make ends meet anymore.
Paul Merriman says he did follow the advice of the province's top doctor. A Global New investigation showed the top doctor warned Merriman the acute care system would collapse.
Prince Albert city police have arrested two men and two women and are seeking another man in an investigation that led to the largest cocaine seizure in the force's... Read more
Two coyotes were euthanized in Saskatoon over the weekend, prompting a public warning Monday from the Saskatoon Police Service. In a release, police said officers were called Saturday to the 600 block of Feheregyhazi Boulevard after a caller found a coyote lying in an alley and acting strange. The... Read more
Canora’s a long way from Toronto, but Mounties in the Saskatchewan town nabbed a man who was wanted in the Ontario capital region. According to a release from Peel Regional Police, a 50-year-old man was suspected of launching fireworks at three Peel Regional Police divisions on the evening of... Read more
The Hospitals of Regina Foundation (HRF) received a $250,000 donation on Monday, thanks to the success of the recent Evening in Greece event.
The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) is calling on the province to roll-back utility hikes and raise the minimum wage, as inflation continues to negatively impact the cost of living for workers.
More than half of the Saskatchewan people arrested for impaired driving by the RCMP in January and February blew more than twice the legal limit — with two people giving samples that were more than four times over the limit. To mark National Impaired Driving Prevention Week, the Saskatchewan... Read more
The Regina Police Service (RPS) is asking for the public's help with an investigation into an alleged theft with a weapon on Saturday.
By Nigel Maxwell Nearly a year after a man was shot and killed on the Beardy’s Okemasis Cree Nation, a guilty plea has been entered in the case. Allison Bear, 21, has received a prison sentence of three and a half years. The Saskatoon woman had initially been charged with second-... Read more
Officers seized 31.2 kilograms of cocaine, a cocaine cutting agent, $55,000 in cash, gun parts and ammunition and paraphernalia.
Derek Keenan spent his weekend, and a good chunk of Monday, bartering and negotiating. He pored over numbers, scenarios and players he could either part with or welcome.... Read more
Mixed reviews continue to roll in days after Experience Regina delivered new campaign slogans that lean into the double entendre of the capital city’s name.