Saskatchewan News

Ongoing trade dispute raises concerns for farmers, manufacturers

paNOW (Sask) - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:00
By Charlene Tebbutt The ongoing dispute between Canada and the United States over tariffs has farmers and manufacturers worried about the threat of rising costs for steel and aluminum.  ... Read More
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STARS responds to rollover near Duck Lake

paNOW (Sask) - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:00
By paNOW Staff One person was airlifted to hospital in Saskatoon after a crash Friday morning near Duck Lake. The single-vehicle rollover, involving a car which was travelling southbound, happened around 5:50 a.m. Local paramedics arrived on scene first, but called STARS air ambulance service for assistance. The driver of the vehicle was airlifted to Saskatoon's Royal University Hospital to be treated for undisclosed injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation by Rosthern RCMP. On Twitter: @princealbertNOW ... Read More
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Highway 617 near Wolseley blocked by crash

CTV Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:56
The Indian Head RCMP says Highway 617 is blocked about a half kilometre south of Wolseley by a collision.

Muskowekwan First Nation looking for unmarked graves, closure around former residential school

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:45
Cynthia Desjarlais remembers murmurs and stories from her childhood from community members of the Muskowekwan First Nation about the unmarked graves of children around a former residential school.
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SGEU seeks strike mandate against Saskatchewan government

Global Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:14
SGEU is seeking a strike mandate against the Saskatchewan government after contract talks reach an impasse.

Your Saskatchewan – Regina: June 2018

Global Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:18
Global Regina features a viewer submitted photo for Your Saskatchewan weekdays on Global News Morning, Global News at 6 and Global News at 10.

SGEU seeks strike mandate from provincial employees

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 09:32
A bargaining unit representing 12,000 government workers is asking its workers to vote for a strike.
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Charges dropped against rural Alberta homeowner accused of shooting trespasser

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 09:00
All charges have been dropped against a rural Alberta homeowner accused of shooting a trespasser on his property near Okotoks.
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Newfoundland confronts its archaic coat of arms depicting ‘noble savage’

Metro - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:48
The government confirmed this week it plans to redesign the province’s 400-year-old coat of arms, which depicts two Indigenous warriors holding a red shield.
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Kamloops residents evacuated after possibly lightning-caused grass fire

Metro - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:36
A tactical evacuation of the homes in the Batchelor Heights area was ordered as the flames broke out around 6 p.m. and raced from the top of a ridge toward the houses.
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ANALYSIS: Canada already seeing effects of Trump’s immigration clampdown

Global Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:33
Uncertainty surrounding Trump's immigration orders could trigger a flood of immigrants into Canada, expert says.

What's Happening NOW for June 22, 2018

paNOW (Sask) - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:04
By paNOW Staff What's Happening NOW for June 22, 2018: Reporter Charlene Tebbutt and News Director Glenn Hicks discuss efforts underway to assist pets left behind after a wildfire forced the evacuation of a northern community. ... Read More
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Some residents of Yorkton experience breathing problems during warehouse fire

CTV Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:59
Details are still limited after a fire tore through a warehouse building in Yorkton on Thursday night.

Police issue warning after possible fatal drug overdose in Kindersley, Sask.

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 06:52
Two potential overdoses this week have prompted RCMP to issue an alert about any illicit drugs in the Kindersley area.
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Harris leads Ottawa Redblacks past Saskatchewan Roughriders

Global Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 06:25
Trevor Harris threw two touchdown passes in leading the Ottawa Redblacks over the Saskatchewan Roughriders 40-17 in CFL action.

13 groups await green lights to setup legal weed supply chain in Sask.

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 06:00
More than a dozen groups have already applied to the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) to become part of the supply chain in the province's budding recreational marijuana business.
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Lawyer of former Winnipeg journalist accused in bank robberies asking for psychiatric tests

Global Regina - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 05:38
A lawyer representing former Winnipeg TV journalist Steve Vogelsang, accused of several bank robberies, will ask the Crown about getting psychiatric tests to determine Vogelsang's mental state.

Loving openly: sharing Pride at an intersection of identities

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 05:00
"I needed to see other queer people in order to see myself."
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Legal recreational marijuana: what you need to know

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 02:00
The legislative battle over marijuana is over but as Canadians look to Oct 17 — the date legalization takes effect — there are some practical considerations that should be top of mind for those who want to avail themselves of the legal product.
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Justice for our Stolen Children protest sets up again, days after it was shut down

Global Regina - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 22:42
The Justice for our Stolen Children protest camp was back on the lawn of the legislative building Thursday evening, just three days after it was shut down.