Saskatchewan News

Canadian hospitals warned they might see delays when Saudi med students leave

Metro - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 16:40
About 1,000 Saudi residents and fellows were called back to the kingdom when it suspended diplomatic relations with Canada, a dramatic and angry response to a government tweet that criticized the Saudis for the arrest of female social activists.
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Search continues for missing Rosthern senior

paNOW (Sask) - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 16:30
By By paNOW staff Police continue to ask for the public's help in finding a missing senior from the Rosthern area.  RCMP are looking for 77-year-old Victor Falk, who was last seen Wednesday evening. RCMP say the area around Rosthern has been searched already, and are asking the public to search any abandoned buildings, vehicles or outbuildings for the missing man.  ... Read More
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Province considers moving next municipal election to avoid overlap

CTV Regina - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 16:17
The province is considering rescheduling the next round of municipal elections to prevent overlap with a provincial election slated for the same year.

Hundreds of Ontario patients weren’t given full doses of cancer drug, agency finds

Metro - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 16:06
Cancer Care Ontario said guidelines are being updated after 28 hospitals found an alarming number of patient records that indicated three intravenous medications were improperly administered.
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Auto shop closing doors after nearly five decades

CTV Regina - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 16:04
A Regina auto shop is closing its doors for good after nearly 50 years in business.

Dog shot by Regina police recovering at home after surgery

CTV Regina - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:50
Missty the dog is home two days after she was shot by a Regina police officer.

Campaign issues expected to dominate Liberal cabinet retreat

Metro - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:36
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his team will take a hard look at policies on immigration, trade and the environment as they set a course for the year leading up to the next federal election.
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Meili hoping for reduced wait times in province

paNOW (Sask) - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:07
By Angela Brown Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili is concerned about overall wait time delays across the province in emergency rooms and for surgeries. Meili visited North Battleford Aug. 14 as part of his cross-province tour. He said in general he believes the province isn't fulfilling its promise on the issue of reducing wait times. ... Read More
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Canada's purchase of Trans Mountain clears major U.S. hurdle

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:01
A U.S. national security review has given Canada's purchase of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline the thumbs-up. The federal government says all necessary regulatory approvals have been received to close the sale.
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Cause of St. Brieux crash that killed 6 remains unknown 10 years later

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:45
It's been 10 years since a woman and five girls drowned inside an SUV near the town of St. Brieux, Sask. Despite an exhaustive investigation by police and the coroner, the cause remains a mystery.
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Humboldt Broncos hire assistant coach, athletic therapist

Global Regina - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:02
The Humboldt Broncos have hired a new assistant coach and an athletic trainer as the rebuilding process continues for the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team.

Regina police officers to attend regimental funeral for fallen Fredericton officers

CTV Regina - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:54
Three members of the Regina Police Service will be travelling to New Brunswick this weekend for the regimental funeral of the officers killed in last week’s shooting.

Oystrick hires assistant coach, therapist for Humboldt Broncos

CTV Regina - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:49
Humboldt Broncos head coach Nathan Oystrick on Friday announced the hiring of a new assistant coach and an athletic therapist/equipment manager.

Saskatchewan Health Authority severance payments total $4.96M

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:41
Thirteen people have accepted severance packages as of the end of the SHA's fiscal year, which is March.
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'We're the mice on that track': Bar owners brace for cannabis legalization

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:41
Bar owners across the province have questions about how servers are supposed recognize whether someone is impaired on cannabis. Recognizing this impairment is key to whether someone should be served booze.
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Steel dumping causing “significant problems” according to Sask trade minister

Global Regina - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:13
"We have seen a significant increase in dumping of steel products produced elsewhere and that is causing significant concern for Evraz," minister Jeremy Harrison said.

Is it safe to look at the sun when it’s obscured by smoke?

Global Regina - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:53
Thick smoke has been giving the sun an orange red hue this week that some may find tempting to look at, especially with the beautiful sunrise and sunsets.

'The best little prisoner we could ask for': Fawn dubbed 'Bambi' rescued by Sask. RCMP

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:50
It was like a real life version of Disney's classic film Bambi, only this time the little fawn's rescuers wore badges and carried handcuffs.
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Ontario girl, 12, dies in boating accident during family vacation in California

CTV Regina - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:42
An Ontario family’s summer trip to California ended in tragedy after a 12-year-old girl fell from a boat and died.

Regina Police search for robbery suspects

Global Regina - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:01
According to police, two men in a white truck, and armed with knives, confronted five teenagers shortly after 12:30 am.