Saskatchewan News

Warm winter weather stretches across southern Saskatchewan

Global Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:17
Tue, Dec 12: A stretch of warm winter weather has enveloped southern Saskatchewan. On Tuesday, temperatures reached 4.7C in Regina, only a few degrees shy of the record of 6.1C set back in 1969. Marney Blunt reports.

Saskatchewan explores new law that could warn victims of partners’ violent past

Global Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:12
A new law is being explored by the province that, if enacted, could go a long ways to protecting those affected by domestic violence.

Premier's office emailed information to Alanna Koch campaign about topic just before debate

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:00
CBC News has learned that it was an email chain involving the premier’s chief of operations and communications that sparked a complaint from Saskatchewan Party leadership hopefuls about an alleged leak of information.
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Sask. Party leadership candidate Alanna Koch says she would do immediate review on insurance tax

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:16
In the lead-up to the Sask. Party leadership race, CBC Saskatchewan is interviewing each of the six candidates about their priorities and opinions.
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Court hears details on mental health of teen who killed baby

paNOW (Sask) - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:01
By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff The sentencing hearing continues this week for the teenager who brutally murdered six-week-old Nikosis Jace Cantre in July 2016. A judge is weighing the evidence and will decide whether the now 18-year-old will be sentenced as a youth or an adult for the second-degree murder. The teen pleaded guilty to the killing in October 2016. In a hearing last Wednesday, a video of the teen’s confession played, detailing the gruesome attack. Because she was 16 at the time, the teen can’t be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act unless she is sentenced as an adult. ... Read More
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A book of hope: stories from young Saskatchewan women who battled cancer

Global Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:00
A young woman who fought cancer continues to pay it forward for other patients with a new book of stories from survivors from Saskatchewan.

Warm winter weather stretches across southern Saskatchewan

Global Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:33
A stretch of warm winter weather has enveloped southern Saskatchewan.

Sask. Auditor wants improved review of adult offenders entering community programs

Global Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:27
Provincial Auditor Judy Ferguson said that the Justice Ministry has only implemented three of her seven recommendations for the community rehabilitation of adult offenders.

Indigenous family receives wheelchair accessible house after chief applies for access to Jordan's Principle

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:12
Tuesday marks 10 years since the House of Commons passed the resolution named after Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation child Jordan River Anderson. Families say it's helpful but advocates say it could be better.
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5th avenue Conexus Credit Union robbed in Regina

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:02
According to police, a man entered the branch location and passed a note to a clerk asking for money. The clerk complied and the man fled the building.
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Not surprising, but 'very important': Liberation therapy creator disproves own research

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:00
Liberation therapy was created by Italian doctor, Paolo Zamboni. In November, Zamboni published a new study, showing no improvement in patients with MS, calling liberation therapy "largely ineffective" and not to be recommended.
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University of Regina appealing jury decision in swimming accident

CTV Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:23
The University of Regina is appealing a jury’s decision that awarded $9.1 million to Miranda Biletski in a swimming accident.

Yorkton city council updating property standards

CTV Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:13
Yorkton residents could soon be held to a higher property standard.

The Saskatchewan Daschund Club Christmas Party

Global Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:03
The Saskatchewan Daschund Club hosted a very special children’s party, and tradeshow this weekend.

Fort Qu’Appelle man pleads guilty to threatening Country Thunder online

CTV Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:58
A Fort Qu’Appelle man has pleaded guilty to uttering threats against Country Thunder online earlier this year.

Canadian cellular prices declining, mainly for talk and text, report finds

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:43
Prices for cellphone service in Canada came down in the last year, but not for heavy users in the vast majority of Canadian cities.
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