Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 49 min ago
8:30 – The Federal Speech from the Throne will be delivered Wednesday. Grain Growers of Canada has released a video of their own ‘Speech from the Combine.’ The video is voiced by Grain Growers of Canada Chair Jeff Nielson, who farms near Olds, Alberta. Nielson... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 56 min ago
MASON, Mich. - A prosecutor in Michigan has flushed a complaint about a toilet that was promoted as a place to drop absentee ballots. The election clerk in Ingham County informed police about a toilet on the front lawn of a home in Mason, near Lansing. A sign said, "Place mail in ballots here."... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 41 sec ago
EDMONTON - Jeff Paulus is stepping down as head coach of FC Edmonton, but is staying on with the CPL team as manager of player development. Edmonton placed last in the group stage of the recent Island Games, finishing eighth with an 0-6-1 record. Paulus will be in charge of overseeing the club's... Read more

CTV Regina - 22 hours 5 min ago
Here’s what we know ahead of Saskatchewan’s next update on COVID-19 cases in the province.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 6 min ago
SILVER SPRING, Md. - Sales of existing homes rose 2.4% in August to its highest level since 2006 as the housing market recovers from a widespread shutdown brought on by the coronavirus outbreak. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 6 min ago
SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. - The federal government is affirming the Mi'kmaq First Nation's treaty rights in an ongoing dispute with non-Indigenous fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia. Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan and Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett released a statement... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 14 min ago
MIAMI - CPL champion Forge FC has been drawn against El Salvador's CD Municipal Limeno in the preliminary round of the 2020 Scotiabank CONCACAF League. The 22-team competition is a feeder tournament, sending the winner and next five best-ranked clubs to the 2021 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League... Read more

CTV Regina - 22 hours 20 min ago
After Barbados’ government announced plans for the island nation to drop the Queen as head of state and become a republic next year, there has been speculation Canada could follow suit and cut ties to the monarchy too. But could that really happen in Canada and would anything change if it did?

CBC Saskatchewan - 22 hours 23 min ago
Two men who faced charges in the death of an inmate during a riot at Saskatchewan Penitentiary nearly four years ago have been acquitted.

Global Regina - 22 hours 26 min ago
Saskatchewan SWAT alum Laine Hruska was drafted 13th overall by the Georgia Swarm in the 2020 NLL Entry Draft on Sept. 17.

CBC Saskatchewan - 22 hours 27 min ago
Canada is at a "crossroads" in controlling COVID-19 and actions of individual Canadians will determine whether cases continue to rise or can come under control, according to the latest projections from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 35 min ago
HALIFAX - Hurricane Teddy is making its presence felt in the Maritimes. As one of its outer bands swept over Nova Scotia this morning, the wind picked up and rain was reported across the province. Weather warnings remain in effect for virtually all of Atlantic Canada. Environment... Read more

CTV Regina - 22 hours 43 min ago
A cougar spotted in Moose Jaw early Monday morning was euthanized.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 44 min ago
LOS ANGELES - Jennifer Aniston missed out on an Emmy but proved herself as an award-worthy first responder when a ceremony stunt got overheated. In a bit during Sunday night's Emmys, host Jimmy Kimmel sprayed an envelope holding a winner's name with disinfectant then, for good measure, dropped it... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 44 min ago
NEW YORK - The novelty of television stars getting Emmy Awards delivered to their homes wasn't enough to keep the annual show from slipping further in popularity. The Nielsen company said 6.1 million people watched the Emmys on Sunday night, down from 6.9 million in 2019 and the third straight year... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 45 min ago
TOKYO - The only thing more difficult than staging next year's Tokyo Olympics in a pandemic might be convincing sponsors to keep their billions of dollars on board in the midst of economic turbulence and skepticism. To make the point this week, IOC President Thomas Bach will join a number of... Read more

Global Regina - 22 hours 58 min ago
Three groups representing some of Saskatchewan’s biggest industries have laid out their priorities for the upcoming provincial election.

Global Regina - 22 hours 59 min ago
Three groups representing some of Saskatchewan’s biggest industries have laid out their priorities for the upcoming provincial election.

Global Regina - 23 hours 6 min ago
The province’s hockey community is in mourning following the death of a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League player. Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 5 min ago
WASHINGTON - Law enforcement officials arrested 179 people and seized more than $6.5 million in a worldwide crackdown on opioid trafficking on the darknet, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday. The operation, which mainly occurred in the U.S. and in Europe, comes more than a year after... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 23 hours 21 min ago
New Democratic Party Leader Ryan Meili took a big step Sunday toward revitalizing his party by choosing a familiar path.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 23 hours 21 min ago
As Canadians adapt to life alongside COVID-19, governments are hyper-focussed on one thing: Recovery.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 23 hours 21 min ago
Life without the CFL is tougher to endure than a Love Island marathon.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 23 hours 21 min ago
Lake Diefenbaker is a fresh water reservoir in the Prairies of southern Saskatchewan that formed following the establishment of the Gardiner and Qu’Appelle dams over 50-years ago. The reservoir, a primary storage facility in the South Saskatchewan River Watershed, both manages water flow (flood-... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 23 hours 21 min ago
After losing in Saskatchewan's top court, Premier Scott Moe called a hearing before the Supreme Court of Canada "Game 7" in his drive to defeat the federal carbon pricing regime.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 49 min ago
MORGANTON, N.C. - A group of mountain bikers on a North Carolina trail spotted a dog trapped 30 feet (9 metres) down in a sinkhole - and it took a salty snack and some straps to lift him to safety. The group was riding the Sinkhole Trail at Pisgah National Forest, about 50 miles (80 kilometres)... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 56 min ago
A woman crossing the street landed in hospital after being hit by a pickup truck Monday afternoon. The collision occurred at the intersection of Lorne Avenue and 8th Street East around 3:30 pm. Members arrived to find an injured 45-year-old woman. She was transported to hospital by Medavie Health... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 min ago
Leon Draisaitl is the Hart Trophy winner. The award goes to the player judged most valuable to his team. It’s interesting, considering Connor McDavid is widely regarded by his colleagues and everyone else who follows hockey as the best player on the planet. McDavid, by the way, only garnered... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 20 min ago
Plan for new library and for St. Paul's Hospital Read More

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 1 hour ago
Métis Nation—Saskatchewan president Glen McCallum ignored pleas to follow COVID-19 protocols during a two-day meeting at a Waskesiu hotel last week, according to the hotel's owner. McCallum got tested for COVID-19 last Tuesday, but did not isolate as he awaited the result.

Global Regina - 1 day 1 hour ago
The Supreme Court of Canada begins hearings Tuesday to determine whether the federal carbon tax is constitutional.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
COPENHAGEN - The award ceremony for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, traditionally held at the Oslo city hall on Dec. 10, will instead be held in scaled-down form at the city's university because of the coronavirus outbreak. "It is a strange and challenging year in many ways. We experience the same... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 3 hours ago
The Supreme Court of Canada begins hearings Tuesday to determine whether the federal carbon tax is constitutional.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...  Ontario is expected to... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 4 hours ago
Immigration officials are beginning to gradually resume in-person services after the pandemic forced many programs to shut down, frustrating many immigrants whose lives were put on hold.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 4 hours ago
The Saskatchewan government will argue its case against the carbon tax in front of the Supreme Court of Canada starting Tuesday, months after the hearing was originally scheduled for.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
ST. HUBERT, Que. - A woman suspected of sending envelopes containing the poison ricin, which were addressed to the White House and other places in Texas and may have come from Canada, is expected to appear in federal court in Buffalo, New York, today. Officials in the U.S. say the letter... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 1 a.m. EDT on Sept. 22, 2020: There are 145,415 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 68,128 confirmed (including 5,804 deaths, 59,131 resolved) _ Ontario: 47,274 confirmed (including 2,829 deaths, 41,146 resolved) _ Alberta: 16,739... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
KABUL - A group of young Afghans - both women and men - is coming together in the country's war-torn capital to practice a mystical Sufi Islamic dance. The group's founder says she sees their whirling dance, known as Sema, as a way of carving out a space in the country's deeply conservative society... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
BEIJING - The former chairman of a state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized President Xi Jinping's handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Tuesday on corruption charges, a court announced. Ren Zhiqiang, who became known for speaking up about... Read more

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