Saskatchewan News

Canada’s oldest blood donor says busy mind, vitamins helped her give back

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:19
Beatrice Janyk, 95, has been donating blood regularly for most of the past seven decades.
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Family creates hockey stick benches to support Airdrie player paralyzed in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:54
One of the hockey stick benches will go to the Straschnitzki family, while the other will be put up for auction at a fundraising event being planned for Airdrie in late May.

'It's like sacred land': Regina group protesting new Conexus head office in Wascana Park

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:44
A Regina group opposed to businesses being built in Wascana Park is taking its protest to the Conexus annual general meeting.
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Friends of opioid users can now get naloxone for free, says Sask. Health

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:30
The Government of Saskatchewan is expanding its take home naxolone kit program.
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Support for B.C. government’s opposition to TransMountain pipeline slides significantly: Angus Reid poll

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:51
The B.C. government has said it will do everything it can to stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline project from going ahead. New polling shows that kind of stance is increasingly unpopular in Canada.
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Conner Lukan’s mother thanks mourners for ‘honouring our Con-man’

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:49
Conner Lukan’s mother ended the memorial service for her son by thanking those who attended Wednesday for “honouring our Con-man” and said “I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always, forever and ever, my baby you’ll be.”

Maxime Bernier backs away from suggestion ‘fake Conservatives’ won Andrew Scheer the Conservative Party leadership

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:44
Book excerpt alleged Andrew Scheer beat Bernier thanks to “fake Conservatives” signed up by Quebec’s dairy lobby, meanwhile Bernier retains his critic role in Scheer’s caucus.
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Conner Lukan’s aunt remembers him as ‘humble and kind’

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:38
Conner Lukan’s aunt remembered her nephew on Wednesday at his memorial by saying “humble, kind, simplicity” were three words to describe him and can still be found in his father.

Logan Boulet’s father holds round of applause for Conner Lukan

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:28
The father of Humboldt Broncos’ Logan Boulet spoke at Conner Lukan’s memorial and said the two were “Bachelorette buddies” before asking for a round of applause for Lukan.

'He's a proud father:' Taxi driver in ICU after stabbing in South Regina

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:27
The Regina taxi driver who was stabbed multiple times last Friday remains in intensive care.
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‘You were a brother’: Humboldt Broncos’ Brayden Camrud remembers Conner Lukan

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:26
Humboldt Broncos bus crash survivor Brayden Camrud spoke Wednesday at Conner Lukan’s memorial, saying he would “speak up” if needed but his leadership was shown through his actions.

Conner Lukan’s uncle jokes about nephew’s dislike of squirrels

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:24
Conner Lukan’s uncle joked about his nephew’s dislike of squirrels and told a story about when they trapped a squirrel, saying he kept making Lukan jump while telling him they had to let the animal go, adding that the Humboldt Broncos’ forward was “scared of them too.”

Town puts 'giant hockey stick on our porch' in Humboldt tribute

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:09
The six metre long hockey stick now sits outside the Rath Eastlink Community Centre in Truro.
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Canadian Government reaches $177 million settlement with Black Lake, Fond du Lac

paNOW (Sask) - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:04
By Bryan Eneas Two Saskatchewan First Nations have reached a settlement in a long-running treaty dispute with the federal government. Treaty 8, which was signed by Black Lake and Fond du Lac in 1899, included a clause which allowed the signing bands to collect agricultural benefits, ammunition, and twine from the Crown: ... Read More
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SaskPower warning province about scammers calling customers

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:01
SaskPower is warning that scammers are targeting people in the province, threatening to cut off service if a payment is not immediately made on the spot.
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Follow the April 18 edition of Sask. question period live

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:45
Adam Hunter is at the Saskatchewan Legislature and will be tweeting live from question period during Wednesday's proceedings.
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‘We will miss so much about Connor’: Connor Lukan’s billet family

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:36
One of the billet families for Connor Lukan spoke at his memorial service Wednesday and said they would “miss so much about Connor,” including talking hockey, watching horror movies and “Connor time.”

Homeless count assesses needs in Regina, Saskatoon, P.A.

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:27
Hundreds of volunteers will put together a snapshot Wednesday of homelessness in Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert.
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Quebec pushes federal government for more help with asylum seekers

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:26
With the number of people coming from the United States three times higher than in the same period last year, the province has asked for Ottawa for a plan and additional funds.
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Quebec justice minister voices concern over lawyers using jurors’ Facebook pages

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:10
Lawyers say public information on profiles could help them craft defence strategies
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