Saskatchewan News

Global Regina - 23 hours 53 min ago
Here's a complete list of all the currently known coronavirus outbreaks in Saskatchewan and those locations.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 min ago
LONDON — A year after they last saw one another, Prince William and his brother Prince Harry put their fraught relationship aside as they said farewell to their grandfather at his funeral on Saturday. The brothers were sombre and silent as they walked together in a procession behind Prince Philip’s... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 9 min ago
RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a man charged in connection to what appears to be a gang-related shootout in Meadow Lake on Tuesday.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 min ago
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The Czech Republic announced Saturday that it was expelling 18 Russian diplomats who it has identified as spies in a case related to a huge ammunition depot explosion in 2014. Prime Minister Andrej Babis said the move is based on “unequivocal evidence" provided by the Czech... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 55 min ago
By paNOW staff Victor Thunderchild, a well-known and well-respected Prince Albert high school support worker, died Saturday morning after being hospitalized with COVID-19. Victor Thunderchild was in hospital with COVID-19 since April 2. “We are heartbroken with the news of Victor’s passing. Our... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
IMOLA, Italy — World champion Lewis Hamilton edged out the Red Bull duo to claim pole position for the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix on Saturday. It was Hamilton’s 99th career pole and although there is a Red Bull directly behind the Mercedes driver, it will be Sergio Perez rather than Max Verstappen.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 1 hour ago
Over the weekend more than 100 people gathered for a party in rural Southwest Saskatchewan. So far – it’s been linked to 40 cases of COVID-19. The fallout continues as RCMP investigate, SHA continues contact tracing, and people in the community express disappointment. Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
Alberta has confirmed a rare blood clot case in a patient who received the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, the province’s chief medical officer of health announced on Saturday. Dr. Deena Hinshaw said the male patient, who is in his 60s and recovering, marks the second Canadian case of the blood... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
The Regina Correctional Centre (RCC) is facing an outbreak of roughly 150 active COVID cases. The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) is raising the alarm — saying staff members and inmates are not getting vaccinated quickly enough. Barry Nowoselsky, the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
MARIETTA, Ga. — The Toronto Arrows ran in seven tries Saturday to thrash the Seattle Seawolves 52-7 in Major League Rugby play. Both teams came into the game in need of a win ranked at the bottom in their respective conferences.  Toronto (2-3-0) and Seattle (1-3-0) lost their first two games of the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
Alberta has confirmed a rare blood clot case in a patient who received the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, the province's chief medical officer of health announced on Saturday. Dr. Deena Hinshaw said the male patient, who is in his 60s and recovering, marks the second Canadian case of the blood clot... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
By Cedar Attanasio, The Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. — The 300-million-year-old shark’s teeth were the first sign that it might be a distinct species. The ancient chompers looked less like the spear-like rows of teeth of related species. They were squatter and shorter, less than an inch long,... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 2 hours ago
A man in his 60s is the first Albertan to be diagnosed with a blood clot linked to AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, the province's top doctor announced.

Global Regina - 1 day 2 hours ago
Police said in a statement the young boy apparently ran after a ball onto the street and a car was unable to stop in time before hitting him.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
OSAKA, Japan — World champion Anna Shcherbakova won the women’s free skate on Saturday to seal Russia's first-ever victory at the figure skating World Team Trophy. Japan’s Kaori Sakamoto finished second with 150.29 points ahead of Russia's Elizaveta Tuktamysheva in third with 146.23 points. Alison... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 2 hours ago
An eight-year-old boy is in hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle Friday evening.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 2 hours ago
A list of COVID-19 cases connected to Saskatchewan schools.

Global Regina - 1 day 3 hours ago
The Saskatchewan Country Music Awards take place virtually on Saturday at 8 p.m. and can be streamed on the SCMA YouTube page.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 3 hours ago
Felipe Gomez arrived in Saskatchewan a decade ago and he's been exploring the province ever since.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 10:50 a.m. Ontario's daily COVID-19 case count is down from yesterday's single-day high, but the province has set a new record for virus-related hospitalizations.  There are currently 2,065 COVID-19 patients in hospital,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
Toronto FC is looking at hosting Mexico's Cruz Azul at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., later this month. The two teams are set to meet April 27 in the first leg of their Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal. The second leg is scheduled for May 4 in Mexico. The Champions League is... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 3 hours ago
An eight-year-old boy is seriously hurt after Regina police said he was hit by a vehicle in the city’s northwest Friday evening. It’s believed the child chased a ball onto the street and the vehicle was unable to stop in time, police said in a news release.

CTV Regina - 1 day 4 hours ago
Doctors say they are honing in on the cause of blood clots that may be linked with certain coronavirus vaccines, and add their findings have important implications for how to treat the condition, regardless of whether vaccines cause it.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
CALGARY — Employment lawyers say flouting COVID-19 public health orders when off the job or coming into work while knowingly sick could warrant discipline in the workplace — including termination in the most flagrant cases. "There is a shared obligation between employers and employees to maintain a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
VANCOUVER — Heading into a new season, Vancouver Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos is frustrated.  Just days before the Whitecaps are set to kick off their Major League Soccer campaign, he has yet to hold a training session with his full squad.  National duty, visa issues and quarantine have kept... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
WINDSOR, England — Prince Philip will be remembered as a man of “courage, fortitude and faith” on Saturday, at a funeral that salutes both his service in the Royal Navy and his support for Queen Elizabeth II over three quarters of a century. Philip, who died April 9 at the age of 99 after 73 years... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 5 hours ago
The CFL’s own schedule has their first pre-season game as early as May 23 with the B.C. Lions playing the Calgary Stampeders. Here we are in the month before this first game and the CFL commissioner has not confirmed the season is even happening to either the players or the fans.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 6 hours ago
Today the world will witness the funeral of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. He died a couple of months short of the century mark, so he lived a long and interesting life.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
KRALJEVO, Serbia — Leylah Annie Fernandez clinched a Billie Jean King Cup playoff tie victory for Canada with a dramatic win today. The 18-year-old Fernandez, from Laval, Que., beat Serbia's Nina Stojanovic 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to give Canada an insurmountable 3-0 lead in the best-of-five tie. Fernandez,... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 6 hours ago
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News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry met with South Korea’s foreign minister in Seoul on Saturday for talks ahead of a virtual climate summit of world leaders called by President Joe Biden for next week. Kerry arrived in South Korea after a four-day visit to China where he held... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 7 hours ago
Queen Elizabeth and her family paid their last respects to Prince Philip at a funeral on Saturday that celebrated his naval past, his international heritage and seven decades of service in which he helped guide the queen through repeated crises.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 7 hours ago
A Saskatchewan couple that was separated in long-term care has been reunited thanks to their daughter.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 7 hours ago
An investigative consultant said opinions are flying but it's up to police, courts to determine if use of force was reasonable

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 7 hours ago
The Saskatchewan spring sitting is only two weeks old and a definite pattern is emerging: the back and forth between Trade Minister Jeremy Harrison and economy critic Aleana Young has become daily theatre.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
SANTA FE, N.M. — The 300-million-year-old shark’s teeth were the first sign that it might be a distinct species. The ancient chompers looked less like the spear-like rows of teeth of related species. They were squatter and shorter, less than an inch long, around 2 centimetres. “Great for grasping... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
MOSCOW — An American astronaut and two Russians have returned to Earth after six months aboard the International Space Station. A Soyuz space capsule carrying NASA’s Kate Rubins and Russians Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov landed at 0455 GMT (12:55 a.m. EDT) Saturday in the steppes of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
OTTAWA — The Liberal MP who inadvertently flashed his parliamentary colleagues says the fact that a screenshot of him in the nude was leaked to the media sends a troubling message about the corrosive state of politics in Canada. "It sends a terrible signal," William Amos said in an interview. "It... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
OTTAWA — China and Russia have been using their locally produced COVID-19 vaccines to grow their international soft power by giving doses to desperate countries in order to have more political influence over them, experts say.  Benjamin Gedan, deputy director of the Latin America program at the... Read more

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