Saskatchewan reported three deaths and 299 new coronavirus cases on Thursday.
HALIFAX - The Indigenous leader at the centre of a dispute over Nova Scotia lobster says the recent seizure of lobster traps in St. Marys Bay by federal officers could lead to trouble on the water next week. Chief Mike Sack of the Sipekne'katik First Nation says Indigenous fishers who lost traps... Read more
The days of Saskatoon city council committee meetings dragging through the afternoon and late into the evening could be numbered.... Read more
BRUSSELS - Thanksgiving just got a little bit better for the Maine lobster industry. The European Union parliament on Thursday approved a mini trade deal with the United States, which includes the elimination of customs duties on U.S. lobster imports. The passage with 638 votes for, 45 against and... Read more
PARIS - France is resuming collection of a special tax on Big Tech companies like Amazon and Facebook despite the threat of U.S. retaliatory tariffs on French Champagne, cheese, handbags and other goods. The tax brought about 400 million euros to the French budget last year, but the government... Read more
Mel Thompson is making the most out of all the snow that was left on her front yard earlier this month. It took her about a week, but she made a giant blue snow dragon. She started by shovelling the snow into a big pile and packing it down. “I used some buckets and basically just my hands and... Read more
OTTAWA - Provincial finance ministers have quietly prodded Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to pause planned increases in premiums workers and businesses pay into the Canada Pension Plan. The planned increase on Jan. 1 is part of a multi-year plan approved by provinces and the federal government... Read more
Saskatchewan's largest seniors complex, Pioneer Village in Regina, is the latest care home in the province to be hit with a COVID-19 outbreak.
Wood ducks typically leave Saskatchewan for winter, but one stays every winter, seemingly sticking close to a female mallard and earning them the nicknames Romeo and Juliet.
Federal officials sought to reassure Canadians today that Ottawa has a plan to procure and distribute millions of COVID-19 vaccines in early 2021, as the government's critics argue that Canada seems to be lagging other developed countries in planning for a mass vaccination campaign.
OTTAWA - The chief medical adviser at Health Canada says Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine candidate could be approved in Canada next month. Dr. Supriya Sharma says the Health Canada review is most advanced for the vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech. She says Canada is reviewing it alongside... Read more
Saskatchewan Health Authority CEO Scott Livingstone will be providing a COVID-19 update at 3 p.m., which will be livestreamed on the Global Regina and Saskatoon websites.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Tens of thousands of fans, many weeping but eager to honour Diego Maradona, filed past the coffin of Argentina's most iconic soccer star on Thursday. Fans blew kisses as they passed Maradona's wooden casket in the main lobby of the presidential Casa Rosada, some strike... Read more
Premier Scott Moe disappointed a lot of people Wednesday.... Read more
A Saskatoon physician says the provincial government’s move to keep bars and casinos open sends mixed messages about the severity of the pandemic.
Saskatchewan Health Authority CEO Scott Livingstone offered a glimpse Thursday into what it would take to activate the province’s two field hospitals in Regina and Saskatoon to handle COVID-19 patients. There are about 300 beds between the two locations — one at Regina’s Evraz... Read more
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TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors have waived centre Dewan Hernandez. Hernandez split last season between the NBA and Raptors 905 of the G League after Toronto selected him with the 59th pick of the 2019 draft. Hernandez saw limited action in his rookie season, slotting in behind Marc Gasol, Serge... Read more
OTTAWA - Canadians who say they have been victims of threats and intimidation by Chinese, Iranian and Russian foreign agents argue domestic police forces are ill-equipped to deal with their concerns.They are calling on the federal government to establish a hotline for their complaints because they... Read more
The head of the association representing Saskatoon construction companies wants more weight given to local companies in public procurement after the design contract for the new downtown library branch went to an out-of-province architecture firm.... Read more
Chronic wasting disease is a fatal, infectious central nervous system disease that affects cervid species — deer, elk, moose and caribou.
Quebec's highest court has declared unconstitutional a provision of the Criminal Code that allows for life sentences to be served consecutively, reducing the sentence given to the man who killed six people in a Quebec City mosque in 2017. Alexandre Bissonnette was sentenced in February 2019 to life... Read more
The Saskatchewan Child Exploitation Unit laid charges for child pornography and voyeurism against a 24-year-old man from Asquith.
Saskatchewan Health Authority CEO Scott Livingstone will provide a live update on COVID-19 at 3 p.m. on Tuesday.
About 400 out of the 500 employees working in the tubular division of the Evraz Regina plant are expecting layoff notices around the holiday season.
A review by the company that runs the control tower at Regina International Airport have some concerned that staff, and future growth plans, could be grounded.
Canada's two biggest provinces have each reported more than 1,400 new COVID-19 infections as Ottawa pledged funds to help Nunavut deal with its soaring caseload. Ontario, which is expected to unveil new projections this afternoon, recorded 1,478 new cases today and 21 more deaths. Two... Read more
CALGARY, United Kingdom - Calgary's board of education will close the National Sport School that has produced Olympic and Paralympic champions for 26 years. The Calgary Olympic Development Association, now WinSport, and the board of education (CBE) jointly established the school in 1994 to help... Read more
The Saskatchewan government is welcoming a decision that will see a reduction of duties imposed on the province’s softwood lumber exports.
The latest news on COVID-19 in Canada (all times Eastern): 11:10 a.m. Quebec is reporting 1,464 new COVID-19 infections and 32 more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus, including eight that occurred in the past 24 hours. Health officials say hospitalizations have jumped by 20, to 675, and 90... Read more
Regina Public Schools says an individual at Marion McVeety School has tested positive for COVID-19. The school division said it was notified of the case by the Saskatchewan Health Authority late Wednesday evening. Students in the individual’s class are to begin remote learning immediately and... Read more
Students at Indian Head High and Indian Head Elementary schools will continue online learning for a week longer than first expected.... Read more
VANCOUVER - Councillors in Vancouver have voted unanimously to ask the federal government to decriminalize possession of small amounts of illicit drugs. Mayor Kennedy Stewart put forward the motion earlier this month saying it is time to develop a "health-focused" approach to substance use and end... Read more
Following the latest round of care home visitor restrictions, some families worry about their loved one’s well-being, with the National Institute on Aging saying many seniors are suffering. Read more
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A list of COVID-19 cases connected to Saskatchewan schools.
Here’s what we know ahead of Saskatchewan’s next update on COVID-19 cases in the province.
LONDON - A judge has refused Johnny Depp permission to appeal against a British court's ruling that he assaulted ex-wife Amber Heard. Earlier this month a High Court judge rejected Depp's claim that a newspaper had committed libel when it called him a "wife-beater." Judge Andrew Nicol said the... Read more
People in Grandview, Man. held a demonstration Thursday morning to protest the temporary but sudden closure of the community’s hospital.
Toronto police say they have identified a person of interest in the high-profile 2017 homicides of a billionaire philanthropist couple. However, the force says no arrest has been made related to the murders of Barry and Honey Sherman. The founder of generic pharmaceutical company Apotex and his... Read more