Saskatchewan News

Canada’s Governor General making Saskatchewan visit

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:05
Gov. Gen. Julie Payette will visit the Humboldt Broncos Memorial Exhibit as part of her three-day trip to Saskatchewan.

Parole board grants escorted leave to informant who helped lock up Hells Angels boss

Metro - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:51
This was Gagne’s second attempt at securing the leave, following an unsuccessful bid in 2016.
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North Battleford readies for first legal cannabis purchases

paNOW (Sask) - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:09
By Tyler Marr Standing huddled together with coffee in hand and toques on their head, residents in the Battlefords were eagerly waiting for the doors to open on the region's first legal cannabis outlets Wednesday. “Excited and ready to be the first ones,” were the words from three Battleford residents patiently waiting outside Jimmy’s Cannabis Shop in the town at 7 a.m.  “It is a whole new world,” Zack Jones said, never believing this day would come in his lifetime. ... Read More
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‘It’s all sort of spoken for’: Sask. cannabis retailers grapple with supply shortages

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:32
Saskatchewan's cannabis stores are in charge of securing their own supply from producers, putting up opening road blocks for some stores.

Live Updates: Legalization day in Sask., what retailers are open?

CTV Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:07
Cannabis is now legal in Canada, but buying it in Saskatchewan could be challenging in many communities.

Killer-rapist Paul Bernardo set to make parole pitch today, 25 years after his arrest

Metro - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:12
“Not all lifers will be granted parole,” Correctional Service Canada notes. “Some may never be released ... because they continue to represent too great a risk to reoffend.”
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Saskatchewan Roughriders’ Charleston Hughes charged with impaired driving

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 06:50
Saskatchewan Roughriders' Charleston Hughes has been charged with impaired driving and failing to provide a breath sample for analysis.

Roughrider Charleston Hughes charged with impaired driving

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 06:40
Saskatchewan Roughrider Charleston Hughes is facing impaired driving charges after an incident in Regina last week.
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What you need to know about cannabis in Saskatchewan

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 05:30
If you live in Saskatchewan here is what you need to know about cannabis legalization.

What you need to know about legally ordering marijuana online

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 05:00
For people who want to buy legal cannabis but won't have access to marijuana stores, purchasing online will be the best option. CBC News asked the RCMP, Canada Post and Health Canada for answers on the legalities.
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Fall weather finally back in Saskatchewan

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 05:00
After a cold start to fall, finally warming up in the prairies.
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Little Pine, Poundmaker First Nations team up to train special constables

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 05:00
Calling them "the eyes and ears" of their communities, the Little Pine and Poundmaker Cree Nations are training 20 special constables to patrol and enforce reserve bylaws.
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Trying cannabis for the first time? Here's everything you can expect

CTV Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:10
As Canada legalizes cannabis on Oct. 17, we’ve decided to answer a couple important burning questions such as what exactly happens when you get high, the differences between strains and what happens if you get too high?

Where can I buy pot? A coast-to-coast guide for marijuana legalization day

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 03:00
Here's a province-by-province list of government-run, private and online outlets where you can get your hands on some bud.

Parole denied for Paul Bernardo after 25 years

CTV Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 02:10
Convicted rapist and killer Paul Bernardo has been denied parole.

YouTube goes down for more than an hour

CTV Regina - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 21:45
YouTube's video streaming service went out for more than an hour on Tuesday, apparently affecting locations around the world.

Police investigating seven Winnipeg students hurt in fiery crash

Metro - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 20:42
Winnipeg police say an SUV full of teens ended up in a ditch Friday afternoon, sending seven students to hospital.
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School board sounds alarm about suicide ‘crisis’ in northern Quebec

Metro - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 20:19
‘It is an emergency,’ said Harriet Keleutak, the director general of the Kativik school board, which serves Quebec’s Nunavik region.
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Hundreds of Sask. police officers trained to nab drug-impaired drivers

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 19:20
Saskatchewan police services say hundreds of officers have been trained to identify drug-impaired drivers ahead of recreational cannabis legalization on Wednesday.
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City councillors want Regina to shift to wind, solar power by 2050

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 19:03
Three city councillors want Regina to commit to using 100 per cent renewable energy by mid-century.
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