Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 31 min ago
QUEBEC - For the second month in a row, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made a billion-dollar funding announcement for public transit in Quebec, a province whose support he badly needs to maintain power come election time in October. Following a $1.3 billion-promise in July to extend a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 41 min ago
OTTAWA - Questions about the SNC-Lavalin affair Monday trailed Justin Trudeau to Quebec - the seat-rich province at the centre of the controversy, and a place where the prime minister could conceivably limit the damage. A stinging report... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 49 min ago
OTTAWA - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Canada later this week to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. Their meeting comes in advance of the G7 summit of the world’s seven big economies, which gets underway later this... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 6 hours 56 sec ago
A blast of cold air from the Arctic brought record-breaking low summer temperatures to central Saskatchewan on Sunday.... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 6 hours 1 min ago
Turtleford RCMP are asking for help finding two vehicles they say were a part of a home invasion near Glaslyn, Sask.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 17 min ago
OTTAWA - The man whose position on climate change is at the centre of a controversy over partisan campaign rhetoric weighed in Monday, saying Elections Canada is stifling free speech if environmental groups can’t produce ads that describe global warming as a real crisis borne of human... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 17 min ago
OTTAWA - Neither the governing Liberals nor the Opposition Conservatives expressed enthusiasm Monday for trying to secure the release of the overseas prisoner dubbed “Jihadi Jack” by the British media. Questions once again emerged about the fate of Jack Letts, the... Read more

Global Regina - 6 hours 17 min ago
The Regina Pats will square off against the Calgary Hitmen at Mosaic Stadium on Oct. 27 during Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic Week.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 24 min ago
NEW YORK - After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, the black man whose dying gasps of “I can’t breathe” gave voice to a national debate over race and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 24 min ago
THOMPSON, Man. - A judge says he believes that a northern Manitoba RCMP officer genuinely feared for his life when he repeatedly shot at a drunk driver during an attempted arrest that was full of mistakes. Chief Justice Chris Martin on Monday acquitted Const... Read more

Global Regina - 6 hours 28 min ago
Sum 41 and The Offspring will embark on a 14-date Canadian trek this fall.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 29 min ago
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Aaron Rodgers is participating in practice and is expected to play in the Packers’ third preseason game against the Oakland Raiders in Canada. Green Bay general manager Brian Gutekunst said Monday the plan is for the two-time MVP to make his preseason debut Thursday... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 32 min ago
NEW YORK - Mark Halperin’s planned book about the 2020 election has been officially announced amid protests that the “Game Change” co-author hasn’t earned a second chance since facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment. Regan Arts announced Monday that “How... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 41 min ago
WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position Monday, more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein took his own life while in federal custody. Hugh Hurwitz’s reassignment comes amid mounting evidence that... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 44 min ago
KULA, Hawaii - Musician Paul Simon joined environmentalists trying to reinvigorate a Hawaii forest on Maui and planted a tree during a ceremony, a report said. The singer-songwriter visited Auwahi Forest Restoration Project with volunteers who are trying to revive plant life in the area, The... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 44 min ago
OTTAWA - Canadians in Hong Kong are watching nervously as tensions escalate between pro-democracy protesters and police but so far, the Canadian consulate in the region is seeing no obvious signs of their concern. Both the Immigration and Global Affairs departments say there... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 6 hours 47 min ago
Regina Police say two males, aged 29 and 16, have been charged with attempted murder in relation to a break and enter on Aug. 13.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 55 min ago
Matt Nichols is the latest CFL opening-day starter to go down. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced Monday that Nichols (upper body) will go on the six-game injured list. He was hurt in last week’s 32-16 win over the B.C. Lions. Nichols will be re-evaluated... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 56 min ago
QUEBEC - Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shot back at his Quebec counterpart Monday, saying Francois Legault does not understand the history of equalization. On Sunday, Legault defended equalization against criticism from Alberta, saying the program was part of the “original deal... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 6 hours 59 min ago
A Regina-based company is applauding a court decision that set aside an earlier ruling calling its practices 'unconscionable.'

CBC Saskatchewan - 7 hours 1 min ago
It turns out that the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo didn't actually have a dingo in the 1970s — it was a crossbred dog.

Global Regina - 7 hours 8 min ago
The City of Saskatoon revealed last week that someone had electronically impersonated the chief financial officer of Allan Construction.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 24 min ago
OTTAWA - The Federal Court has approved a settlement agreement for survivors of so-called Indian day schools. Under the terms of the settlement, survivors will be able to apply for individual compensation for harms, including physical and sexual abuse, linked to attending one of the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 38 min ago
The Regina Pats are taking the WHL to the great outdoors. The Pats and Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) announced Monday that Mosaic Stadium will play host to an outdoor game on Oct. 27. The Pats are to face the Calgary Hitmen in what’s being called the Prairie Classic. The game... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 43 min ago
OTTAWA - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Canada later this week to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. Their meeting comes in advance of the G7 summit of the world’s seven big economies, which gets underway later this... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 7 hours 49 min ago
The Federal Court of Canada has approved the settlement of a class action lawsuit against the government to compensate thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit children who attended federally operated Indian Day Schools.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 53 min ago
EDMONTON - An Alberta court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Karlheinz Schreiber in 1997 in which the German-Canadian businessman alleged he had been defamed by the Attorney General of Canada. In the lawsuit, Schreiber says details of a letter sent by Canada to the Government of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 56 min ago
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A grieving Canadian woman is focusing on the memories she shared with her Australian fiance before he was murdered Friday in a seemingly random attack, police said Monday. Waikato police say in a statement that the woman, identified by Canadian... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 58 min ago
NEW YORK - After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, the unarmed man whose dying gasps of “I can’t breathe” gave voice to a national debate over race and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 1 min ago
OTTAWA - It appears the overseas prisoner dubbed “Jihadi Jack” by the British media won’t be headed to Canada any time soon. Neither the governing Liberals nor the Opposition Conservatives are expressing any enthusiasm today for trying to secure the release of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 6 min ago
The City of Saskatoon says it is making progress on recovering the $1.04 million it lost in a fraud scheme. "While it is early in the investigation, we're pleased to say most of the funds have been identified or traced and have been locked down by court order," City Manager Jeff Jorgenson said... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 14 min ago
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Dozens of people rallied outside a Minnesota office of Enbridge Energy to protest the company’s proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement. Protesters say six members of their group chained themselves to a gate early Monday at Enbridge’s office in Bemidji, prompting the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 15 min ago
TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays will open their 2020 spring training schedule at their newly renovated Dunedin Stadium against the Atlanta Braves. The Blue Jays began renovations on their longtime Grapefruit League home in Florida after this year’s spring training ended. The 31-game schedule... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 8 hours 20 min ago
On Monday, Jeff Jorgenson announced the 'vast majority' of more than $1 million stolen from the city by scammers has been located and frozen in bank accounts across the country.

CBC Saskatchewan - 8 hours 34 min ago
Melville-Saltcoats MLA Warren Kaeding was named as the province's Minister Responsible for Seniors in the latest cabinet shuffle.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 40 min ago
LONDON - Singer Elton John says he’s “deeply distressed” by media accounts that criticized the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for taking a private jet to go on vacation despite the flight’s carbon impact of the planet. John took to Instagram on Monday to slam stories that... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 47 min ago
WINNIPEG - Blue Bombers starting quarterback Matt Nichols has been placed on the six-game injured list with an upper-body injury. Head coach Mike O’Shea said after Monday’s practice that the unspecified injury does not require surgery and Nichols will be re-evaluated in 4-to-6 weeks.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 8 hours 58 min ago
The Regina Pats and Calgary Hitmen are getting ready to enjoy the great outdoors.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 58 min ago
OTTAWA - As tensions escalate between pro-democracy protesters and police in Hong Kong, Canadian diplomats there say they’ve not yet seen any surge in demand for assistance from the nearly 300,000 Canadians who live in the area. The Immigration Department says that as of Friday, requests... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 2 min ago
OTTAWA - Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the federal ethics commissioner’s stinging conclusions about Justin Trudeau’s handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair appear to align with a criminal offence. Speaking in St. Catharines, Ont., Scheer says he’... Read more

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