Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 29 min ago
American seismologists say a magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook a remote part of India near the border with China early Wednesday, in a mountainous region that has experienced huge quakes in the past. U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist Gavin Hayes said the area in India’s northeastern-most... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 5 hours 31 min ago
The federal and provincial governments are combining to provide around $100 million in funding for public safety projects in northern Saskatchewan communities. Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale announced Tuesday in Prince Albert that the federal government will... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 34 min ago
TORONTO - The Toronto Arrows are Major League Rugby’s team of the week after a bonus-point win over the visiting Houston SaberCats. Toronto led 21-0, before Houston answered with three tries of its own. Arrows lock Mike Sheppard secured the four-try bonus point in the 58th minute and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 34 min ago
MONTREAL - Quebec’s ethics commissioner has announced she is opening an investigation into Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon regarding assets he allegedly holds in private companies. The investigation is to look into whether the minister broke conflict of interest rules and whether... Read more

CTV Regina - 5 hours 35 min ago
The 1200 block of McTavish St. was closed closed due to an operation Tuesday afternoon.

Regina Leader-Post - 5 hours 39 min ago
Two health sector unions will be getting a slight salary increase after hard-fought negotiations, but Saskatchewan’s finance minister says it won’t have any impact on the surplus she announced last month.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 39 min ago
MONTREAL - Although the only bridge to Montreal is cut off by water and hip waders are the only way to navigate the streets of his town, Ile Mercier resident David Dostie has no intention of leaving the home where’s he’s lived for almost 60 years.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 5 hours 43 min ago
A 23-year-old woman is facing multiple charges, including attempted murder, in relation to two incidents in the Rosemont-Mount Royal neighbourhood over the long weekend. Police were dispatched to a Regina hospital around 8 p.m. Friday after a man was admitted with a gunshot wound. In a news release... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 47 min ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - Voters in Prince Edward Island have cast their ballots in an election that saw a once-obscure third party - the Greens - rise in the polls to potentially challenge a two-party system that has held fast for more than a century. Led by Scottish-born dentist Peter... Read more

Global Regina - 5 hours 48 min ago
A fast moving grass fire poses a risk to the Sweetgrass First Nation, the Table Mountain area, and the village of Prongua as fire bans extended to more communities.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 50 min ago
American seismologists say a magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook a remote part of India near the border with China early Wednesday, in a mountainous region that has experienced huge quakes in the past. U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist Gavin Hayes said the area in India’s northeastern-most... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 50 min ago
HOUSTON - A United Airlines airport agent is accused of using a racial slur against a customer and faces a misdemeanour charge of disorderly conduct. The charge against Carmella Davano was filed in municipal court in Houston last month after a Feb. 26 incident at Bush Intercontinental Airport.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 51 min ago
NEW YORK - Kohl’s wants you to skip the post office and bring your Amazon returns to its stores. The department store chain said Tuesday that it will accept Amazon returns at all its 1,150 stores starting in July, expanding its nearly two-year test of the service from 100 stores. Kohl... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 52 min ago
ALBANY, N.Y. - A former General Electric engineer and his business partner in China were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole the company’s trade secrets from a New York plant for the Chinese government in what federal prosecutors called “a textbook example” of industrial... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 54 min ago
HELENA, Mont. - The number of states allowing sports betting is poised to expand. Governors in Montana and Iowa are considering measures that would allow residents to wager on sports, while Indiana lawmakers are scheduled to approve their own version as early as Wednesday. Barring a veto, they... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 57 min ago
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney on Tuesday demanded justice for victims of an “epidemic of sexual violence” in conflicts, especially rapes and other abuses perpetrated by Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria. The rights activist told the Security Council that if the U.N.... Read more

Global Regina - 5 hours 59 min ago
The Canadian government has announced up to $54 million for community safety initiatives in northern Saskatchewan.

Regina Leader-Post - 6 hours 1 min ago
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two people who tried — unsuccessfully — to rob a cab driver this weekend. According to information from the Regina Police Service, police were called to a service station just after 5 a.m. on Saturday, having received a report of an attempted... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 6 min ago
TORONTO - Kevin Pillar wasn’t sure how he’d feel stepping onto the Rogers Centre turf in a different uniform for the first time. “I’m still undecided,” the former Blue Jay said hours before Tuesday’s game, his first in Toronto as a member of the... Read more

CTV Regina - 6 hours 7 min ago
From August 2009 to April 2019 - we look back on the timeline of the Capital Pointe hole on the corner of Victoria Avenue and Albert Street.

CTV Regina - 6 hours 16 min ago
Regina police are looking for two suspects who allegedly tried to rob a taxi driver.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 17 min ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - The first results from the Prince Edward Island election have been delayed for 30 minutes. All of the polls were supposed to close at 7 p.m. local time, but an afternoon bomb threat forced the temporary evacuation of a polling station in central P.E.I., prompting... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 26 min ago
CHICAGO - Two brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself sued the “Empire” actor’s attorneys on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation by continuing to insist publicly that the brothers carried out a real, bigoted attack on... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 29 min ago
OTTAWA - A large group of Canadian climate scientists, environment advocates, business owners and corporate executives want climate change to be the No. 1 issue for voters this fall, including problems and solutions beyond the federal carbon tax. A hundred of them... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 36 min ago
Montreal Canadiens forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday and the team said the procedure shouldn’t interfere with his off-season training. “It was a chronic, minor injury that did not stop him from playing this past season,”... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 37 min ago
American seismologists say a magnitude 5.9 earthquake has shaken a remote part of India near the border with China in a region that has experienced huge quakes in the past. U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist Gavin Hayes says the area is sparsely populated so not many casualties or much damage is... Read more

Global Regina - 6 hours 39 min ago
13 roads in Regina, some under one listing, were ranked among worst roads in the province as part of CAA Saskatchewan's Worst Roads campaign.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 47 min ago
STAVANGER, Norway - Canada’s Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant improved to 5-0 at the world mixed doubles curling championship with a 7-6 win over Sweden on Tuesday. Winnipeg’s Peterman and Gallant, of St. John’s, N.L., scored one in the eighth and final end to edge Sweden... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 6 hours 51 min ago
The death of a 32-year-old man in Saskatoon is now being investigated by police as a homicide. An autopsy was performed Tuesday, at which time the man’s death — previously described as suspicious — was declared a homicide, Saskatoon police said in a news release. On Saturday around 9:30 p.m... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 57 min ago
OTTAWA - Canada’s no-fly list faces constitutional challenges from two B.C. men who argue in a pair of court cases that the secret roster violates their Charter of Rights guarantee of fundamental justice. The 12-year-old no-fly regime allows the federal government to bar someone... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 12 min ago
TORONTO - Forcing a reporter to give information on a terror suspect to the RCMP would be unreasonable given that the wanted Canadian man is almost certainly dead, an Ontario justice heard on Tuesday. The argument from Vice Media played out in Superior Court despite a Supreme Court... Read more

Global Regina - 7 hours 14 min ago
Janaya Rachel Kinequon is facing 18 charges, including attempted murder, in a Regina shooting.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 7 hours 22 min ago
TORONTO — Documentary filmmaker Tasha Hubbard didn’t know Colten Boushie, but when she heard about the killing of the young Indigenous man, it was all she could think about. Boushie, a 22-year-old member of the Red Pheasant First Nation, died from a gunshot to the back of his head after the vehicle... Read more

CTV Regina - 7 hours 29 min ago
Saskatchewan's premier is again asking Ottawa to increase its cash advances to canola farmers.

CTV Regina - 7 hours 33 min ago
A 23-year-old woman from Punnichy is facing numerous charges including attempted murder, after an incident on April 19.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 37 min ago
MONTREAL - Warm temperatures and melting snow continued to threaten homes and businesses across Quebec Tuesday, forcing flood-weary Quebecers to remain on alert. About 2,800 homes had been struck by flooding as of Tuesday afternoon, according to Public Security officials. Urgence... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 7 hours 39 min ago
Police say a shooting that happened near a Regina high school on the weekend is not associated with the school itself, and that the victims were not teenagers. At 5:10 a.m. Sunday, police... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 42 min ago
Wild-card winners are the story of this season’s NHL playoffs. The Columbus Blue Jackets, Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars upended the NHL’s No. 1, No. 2 and No. 8 teams respectively in the post-season’s first round. The Carolina Hurricanes pushed the No. 4 Washington... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 45 min ago
TORONTO - Canadian international Ray Barkwill will sign a one-day contract with the Toronto Arrows on Sunday, ensuring he retires from rugby as a member of the Major League Rugby team. Barkwill, 38, announced his retirement from rugby on April 4, citing medical advice in the wake of a brachial... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 46 min ago
UMEA, Sweden - Canada clinched top spot in Group A with a 6-2 win over the Czech Republic on Tuesday at the world under-18 hockey championship. The Canadians (4-0) will face Latvia (1-3) in the quarterfinals on Thursday. Canada scored six unanswered goals against the Czechs after falling behind 2-0... Read more

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