Saskatchewan News

Website stops selling shirt featuring misappropriated cartoon about Humboldt bus crash

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:19
The cartoon shows hockey players representing other provinces supporting a hockey player from Saskatchewan after 16 players and staff with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team were killed when their bus collided with a transport truck.

Province expanding Take Home Naloxone program

CTV Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:16
The provincial government has expanded its Take Home Naloxone program to give free naloxone kits to people who may witness an overdose.

SJHL’s trauma assistance program to support people affect by Humboldt Broncos crash

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:14
The short-term goal of the SJHL’s trauma assistance program is to support players, families and billets affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

RCMP request help locating man missing from Big River First Nation

paNOW (Sask) - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:00
By paNOW Staff The RCMP have requested help from the public locating a missing Big River First Nation man. Police said Elvis Gilbert Bird was last seen in the village area of Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation April 13 at approximately 1 p.m. Bird is known to frequent Ahtahkakoop, police said, along with Montreal Lake Cree Nation. Bird was described as a 32-year-old Indigenous male, 5’6” tall, weighing 165 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information on Bird was asked to contact their local police service, Shellbrook RCMP, or Crime Stoppers.   ... Read More
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Big River First Nation fined $100K after Crown successfully appeals original $10K fine

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:58
A fine levied against the Big River First Nation has been upped to $100,000 from $10,000 after a Crown appeal.
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Lineup to be announced for Humboldt Broncos tribute concert in Saskatoon

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:33
More details on a high-profile benefit concert for the Humboldt Broncos will be released Wednesday morning.
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Workers at some 60 daycare centres in Montreal and Laval begin 2-day strike

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:17
Daycare workers are upset with the pace of negotiations toward a new contract and say the employer wants to impose cutbacks. About 6,000 children are affected by the walkout.
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Bank of Canada keeps interest rate steady at 1.25%

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:09
The Bank of Canada decided to keep its benchmark interest rate right where it is on Wednesday.
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Big River First Nation faces $100,000 fine after appeal

paNOW (Sask) - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:00
By Bryan Eneas A legal argument over the term "individual" could have a big financial impact on one Saskatchewan First Nation. ... Read More
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Funeral for Humboldt Broncos athletic therapist Dayna Brons to be held Wednesday

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:55
The funeral for Dayna Brons, the athletic therapist for the Humboldt Broncos, will be held in Humboldt on Wednesday morning.
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Massive fire at a construction site in Saskatoon

Global Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:21
Saskatoon fire fighters combating massive fire after two explosions reportedly happened on the top floor of the construction site.

Canadian emissions creep lower, but not at rate needed to meet targets under Paris accord

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:19
The report shows Canada emitted 704 million tonnes in 2016. While that is down 1.4 per cent from the year before, Environmental Defence’s national program manager says the decrease is so small it’s nothing to get excited about.
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U of R profs say camera 'surveillance' during exams does not address cheating concerns

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:04
The president of the University of Regina Faculty Association is slamming the institution's decision to install cameras into final exam rooms, in an effort to combat cheating.
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How does 'no fault' insurance affect your compensation after a crash?

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:00
More than 99 per cent of Saskatchewan residents have "no fault" insurance, which could preclude them from suing for pain and suffering damages if they were in an accident.
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Saskatoon firefighters battling flames at construction site

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:52
Flames and smoke were seen shooting from a multi-unit building on Lorne Avenue and Circle Drive Wednesday morning.
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Trudeau greeted with Trans Mountain pipeline protest in London

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:00
The protest provided an unexpected start to what is expected to be a packed day of meetings for Trudeau in London, where he will meet the Queen and British Prime Minister Theresa May.
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'Forever with that team': Man who was one of first to Humboldt Broncos scene gets memorial tattoo

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:00
One of the first people on the scene of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash has new ink in memory of the team.
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Tribute concert honouring Humboldt Broncos to be held in Saskatoon

Metro - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 05:50
Organizers say they've booked the city's SaskTel Centre for a music event on April 27 to honour those affected by the hockey team’s fatal bus crash.
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Rise in hard drugs, guns on streets led to more officers using force: Saskatoon police inspector

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 05:00
Saskatoon police say crystal meth and guns are becoming more frequent on the city's streets.
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'There's just so much to look at': Broncos crash investigation could take months, says former investigator

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 05:00
Only basic details about the fatal April 6 Humboldt Broncos bus crash have been released, and a veteran crash investigator says it can often be weeks before a clear picture surrounding a crash is defined, while more complex investigations can take months to complete.
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