Saskatchewan News

'We'll get to it when we get to it;' Pinehouse mayor says freedom of information requests not a priority

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 06:00
PINEHOUSE — The Northern Village of Pinehouse has no plans to overhaul the way it responds to Freedom of Information requests, says Mayor Mike Natomagan. The Province of Saskatchewan ordered an inspection of the village late last year after

Regina restaurant owner using employment to help people recovering from addiction

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 06:00
A Regina restaurant owner is hoping to fight the stigma against people fighting addictions, one job at a time.
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La Loche says more government action still needed 3 years after shooting

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 06:00
Three years after Canada's worst school shooting in a decade, several promises by the federal and provincial governments remain unfulfilled.
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China demands U.S. withdraw request for Canada to extradite Huawei executive

News Talk 650 CKOM - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 05:22
BEIJING - China is issuing fresh demands that the U.S. abandon its request that Canada extradite a senior telecom executive who was detained in Vancouver last month. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in Beijing t

US singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint

News Talk 650 CKOM - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 05:05
PARIS - Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint. One police official said the complaint was filed with police in the 17th arrondissement of northwest

Saskatoon council to tell Moe it opposes 2020 election plan

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 05:00
Saskatoon city council is opposed to a plan to hold the 2020 provincial and municipal election two weeks apart. Council voted Monday to send a message to Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe that expresses opposition to the province’s plan

Canada's Food Guide recommends we eat more plants, less meat

CTV Regina - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 03:26
The newest version of Canada’s Food Guide moves away from its traditional focus on meat and milk while recommending Canadians consume more plant-based proteins.

China demands U.S. withdraw request for Canada to extradite Huawei executive

CTV Regina - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 03:01
China issued fresh demands Tuesday that the U.S. abandon its request that Canada extradite a senior telecom executive who was detained in Vancouver last month, turning its attention to the States in the ongoing diplomatic spat.

Afghan officials: Death toll rises to 45 in Taliban attack

News Talk 650 CKOM - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 00:14
KABUL - Afghan officials say the brazen Taliban attack on a military base in an eastern province the previous day had killed at least 45 people, most of them military personnel. There are fears, however, that the death toll is even higher.<

Students write poignant book of surviving school massacre

News Talk 650 CKOM - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 00:12
PARKLAND, Fla. - “Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Share Their Stories” needed to be written, its authors believe, but wish desperately it hadn’t. The book by 43 students and teachers who lived thro

Alberta women stay unbeaten with win over Ontario at Canadian juniors

News Talk 650 CKOM - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 23:46
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Alberta’s perfect run at the Canadian junior curling championships continues. Selena Sturmay’s squad dominated Ontario’s Thea Coburn (2-3) 8-2 in the women’s late draw Monday to

Police: 1 person killed at Illinois mall, shooter at large

News Talk 650 CKOM - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 22:05
ORLAND PARK, Ill. - Authorities say a man was shot and killed at a suburban Chicago mall and the suspect remains at large. Orland Park police say the 19-year-old was shot in the centre of Orland Square Mall and ran away before collapsing ou

Demolition begins at former CNIB Building in Wascana Park

CBC Saskatchewan - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 21:29
The original building was constructed in 1955 and the land will soon be home to a Brandt Development office building.
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