Saskatchewan News

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 3 hours ago
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is expanding visiting guidelines for people to visit their loved ones in hospitals, long-term care homes and other protected facilities starting as early as next week.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 3 hours ago
A historic Regina building is a bit closer to resuming its former glory after sitting empty for four years.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 3 hours ago
The novel coronavirus poses a heightened threat to Indigenous communities because of limited access to health-care services and socio-economic factors have made them more vulnerable.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 3 hours ago
Saskatchewan's privacy czar is worried the pandemic is creating a plague of privacy risks as more and more work — and data — shifts online.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 3 hours ago
The RCMP says it will respond this fall to the Civilian Complaint and Review Committee's report on the service's investigation into the 2016 death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie, according to a spokeswoman.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
Pascal Siakam has watched the number of COVID-19 cases climb in the United States, particularly in Florida, where the Toronto Raptors convened more than a week ago. But the Raptors forward feels that, with the team carefully following the NBA coronavirus protocols, he and his teammates... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 3 hours ago
When the pandemic hit Saskatchewan in March, biochemist Mohan Babu set aside all the other research projects he had on the go to focus exclusively on COVID-19 research.... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 3 hours ago
A 24-year-old man is dead and two others are injured after a serious single-vehicle accident outside of Moosomin Thursday afternoon.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 3 hours ago
A Saskatchewan baby's early dance moves have brightened the days of social media users all around the world.... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 3 hours ago
The federal ethics commissioner has launched an investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his government's now-cancelled decision to have WE Charity manage a $900-million federal program, which is slated to pay students and new graduates for their volunteer work this summer.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
An image linked to a COVID-19 conspiracy theory was posted to the social media pages of a company owned by a Manitoba man 35 minutes before he allegedly drove a truck through a gate at Ottawa's Rideau Hall. The photo about "Event 201" was posted on social media pages for Corey Hurren's... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
QUEBEC - The Quebec government says it is joining an international boycott of Facebook by refusing to advertise on the social network during the month of July. Premier Francois Legault's office made the announcement today in a news release, stating its intention is to show the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
Hard work helped Don Narcisse go from the B team of his high school squad to becoming one of the greatest wide receivers ever to play in the CFL. "I tell kids these days — I have this quote I always say — ‘Hard work beats talent when talent never works hard.’ You don’t... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
OTTAWA - The Liberal party spent more than it took in the 2019 election year, raising just over $42 million and spending just over $43 million. Financial records released late Friday show that by the end of the year, the party had $625,865 in assets. All political parties had... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 4 hours ago
Star Andreas and Kerry Bellegarde-Opoonechaw are willing to wade through the red tape to achieve their goal of having the statue of Sir John A. Macdonald removed from Victoria Park.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
NEW YORK - Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2%. MLB and the players' association announced the results Friday as teams resumed workouts for the first time since the coronavirus... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 4 hours ago
FSIN vice-chief David Pratt is fed up with what he calls government inaction and hollow gestures.

Global Regina - 1 day 4 hours ago
Under newly relaxed visitation rules, family members must still follow coronavirus protocols, wear a medical-grade mask and practice social distancing.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
The Toronto Blue Jays have been cleared to start their summer training camp at Rogers Centre, but Canada's deputy chief public health officer says hosting other teams there during the regular season would be a "totally different ball game." The Blue Jays, the lone MLB team... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 4 hours ago
Police suspect a lack of seatbelt use and driver inexperience led to a crash on a grid road near Moosomin that killed one man and sent two female youths to hospital.... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 4 hours ago
A man is dead following a single-vehicle rollover on a grid road west of Moosomin, on Thursday evening.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
LEDUC COUNTY, Alta. - RCMP say three people have died in a plane crash south of Edmonton. Mounties say they were alerted this morning that a float plane went down in a field in Leduc County. Three bodies were found in the plane. The Transportation Safety Board is investigating. No... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 5 hours ago
Grab your swim trunks and workout gear — a pool and leisure centre could reopen in Regina as early as Wednesday.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 5 hours ago
Roughly 130 years after signing Treaty 6, the Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB) wants to make good on the benefits it was promised.... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 5 hours ago
The number of people receiving care in hospital dropped to four from six day-over-day.

CTV Regina - 1 day 5 hours ago
The government will allow one family member or support person to be present in the facility at a time

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
MIAMI - Kelly Olynyk believes changes to the NBA schedule around COVID-19 could keep players out of next summer's Tokyo Olympic qualifying. That would be bad news for Canada's men's basketball team, which must win its last-chance tournament June 29-July 4, 2021 in Victoria to earn a spot... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 5 hours ago
The new coronavirus case is in the far north, which continues to have the majority of active cases in Saskatchewan.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
Local realtors are seeing unprecedented sales in the Lakeland area of Christopher Lake, Emma Lake, and Candle Lake. Jesse Honch of Coldwell Banker Signature Real Estate believes there is a direct link to the COVID-19 pandemic. "People felt stranded in their homes and so we've seen a big increase in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
Visitation guidelines for a number of facilities in Saskatchewan will be changing starting Tuesday. In a media release Friday, the provincial government said guidelines for acute and long-term care homes, personal care homes and group homes are being amended. The announcement was made at the same... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 5 hours ago
Police said the death happened on the 200 block of Third Street W. in the city, just north of Saskatoon.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
Visitation guidelines for a number of facilities in Saskatchewan will be changing starting Tuesday. In a media release Friday, the provincial government said guidelines for acute and long-term care homes, personal care homes and group homes are being amended. The announcement was made at the same... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
STILLWATER, Okla. - Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy took a $1-million pay cut and had his contract shortened by a year as part of an internal review prompted by sharp criticism from his star running back for wearing a T-shirt promoting a far-right news channel. Athletic director Mike Holder said... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 6 hours ago
The seven-day Saskatchewan weather forecast with Global’s Peter Quinlan for Friday, July 3. Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 6 hours ago
Saskatchewan RCMP say they will remain in the area throughout Friday to conduct their investigation.

Global Regina - 1 day 6 hours ago
Just five judges and justices identify as Indigenous and three as a visible minority, according to the justice ministry.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
A 56-year-old trucker from Saskatchewan is facing charges after two people were killed and 15 others were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on a Manitoba highway. In a media release, the Manitoba RCMP said the crash happened Thursday at about 11:50 a.m., on Highway 2 about three kilometres east of... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 6 hours ago
Health officials were looking at a shuttered Regina school as a potential site for a COVID-19 assessment centre in March, but the school division turned them down because the space was reserved for a rumoured spring election.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 6 hours ago
A person is in custody following a suspicious death in Warman Friday.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
NEW YORK - Grammy-winning country singer Kacey Musgraves and her musician-husband, Ruston Kelly, have filed for divorce. Representatives for both singers confirmed the news Friday to The Associated Press. In a joint statement, Musgraves and Kelly said "we've made this painful decision together." "... Read more

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