Saskatchewan News

SaskPower warns residents and business owners about scammers

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:06
SaskPower has been seeing a significant increase in fraudulent activity in the province.

Full route mapped out for proposed $2B Saskatoon freeway

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:05
The project is meant to keep gravel trucks and other commercial vehicles off the city's key arteries like Circle Drive North.
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Capital Pointe developer appeals Regina’s order to fill hole

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:02
The appeal stems from an order was issued on April 3 by the City of Regina to fill the five-storey hole at 1971 Albert St.

Daughter of Quebec mosque victim expresses incomprehension at shooter’s actions

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:41
Megda Belkacemi said she can’t understand how someone from a similar age and background as herself could commit such an atrocity.
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Feds shut down call for new law on border searches of phones, laptops

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:38
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale claims the move could hinder the border agency’s ability to respond to emerging threats and law-breakers.
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Humboldt Broncos’ Conner Lukan to be remembered at funeral in Slave Lake

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:29
Conner Lukan, who was 21, was one of 16 people who died after a transport truck and the Saskatchewan junior hockey team's bus collided on April 6.

Sixth EpiPen shortage in under two years has consumers concerned

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:17
Pfizer announced last week with Health Canada that there was limited inventory of the device that treats severe allergic reactions, and availability was being ‘managed nationally.’
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SaskPower warns of potential scammers

CTV Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:07
SaskPower is warning customers about potential scammers.

Canadian country music stars taking part in Humboldt Broncos tribute concert

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:04
The Humboldt Broncos tribute concert is being organized by Country Thunder Music Festivals.

FSIN cautions province over legislation limiting exports to B.C.

paNOW (Sask) - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:00
By paNOW Staff The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) is warning the province to proceed with caution while drafting legislation to limit exports to British Columbia. Premier Scott Moe has said he would join Alberta in limiting energy exports flowing west. In response, the executive members of the FSIN asked the province to consult with Indigenous people here in Saskatchewan before drafting any legislation which would limit the flow of resources. ... Read More
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Hondas, Acuras favourite target of Regina car thieves: police

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:55
Police say criminals are altering keys and using them to gain entry into door locks and the ignition of these vehicles.

Humboldt benefit concert lineup announced in Saskatoon

paNOW (Sask) - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:51
By CKOM News Staff The Country Thunder Foundation announced the lineup Wednesday for a benefit concert for the 29 families affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy. The Humboldt Broncos Tribute Concert is scheduled for April 27 at SaskTel Centre. Tickets are $65, with proceeds to benefit the families of the 16 killed and 13 injured when the Humboldt Broncos team bus was involved in a collision with a semi truck near Nipawin. The concert will feature performances by Dallas Smith, Brett Kissell, Gord Bamford, Chad Brownlee, Jess Moskaluke, and the Hunter Brothers. ... Read More
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Sask. government announces funding for nearly 600 child care spaces

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:50
The Saskatchewan government announced that more than half of the new child care spaces in a federal partnership have been allocated to 10 communities.

More Sask. residents eligible for training and free take home naloxone kits

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:43
Naloxone is a medication that can quickly reverse the effects of an opioid overdose when administered properly.

GoFundMe page set up for cab driver stabbed in carjacking

CTV Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:34
The union representing Regina taxi drivers has set up a GoFundMe page for a cab driver stabbed in a violent carjacking last week.

Bernier pulls book that accuses Scheer of using 'fake Conservatives' to win leadership

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:31
Maxime Bernier has agreed to pull from distribution his controversial book accusing Andrew Scheer of winning the Conservative party leadership with the help of "fake Conservatives," CBC News has learned.
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Capital Pointe developer appeals city's ruling to fill hole

CTV Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:14
The City of Regina says the developer at the centre of the Capital Pointe project is appealing the ruling by the city that the hole at the site must be filled.

Hundreds expected Wednesday at funeral for Humboldt Broncos crash victim Dayna Brons

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:12
A funeral will be held on Wednesday for the 16th victim of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, Dayna Brons.

Capital Pointe developer appeals city order to fill the hole

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:58
Fortress Real Developments says Westgate Properties, owner of 1971 Albert Street in Regina, filed an appeal Tuesday after the city issued a legal order to fill the site.
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Sask. government allocates 597 new child care spaces

CTV Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:47
The Saskatchewan government has allocated 597 of the 1,015 licensed child care spaces created through the Canada-Saskatchewan Early Learning Child Care Agreement signed earlier this year.