Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 9 min ago
HALIFAX - The father of seven children killed in a ferocious fire remains in a coma, a month after flames engulfed their Halifax home. Muslim community leaders say Ebraheim Barho has undergone multiple surgeries and remains in the intensive care unit of a Halifax hospital with his wife Kawthar... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 13 min ago
OTTAWA - Jody Wilson-Raybould plans to reveal more - in writing - about her accusation that she faced improper pressure to prevent the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. The former attorney general has written to the House of Commons justice committee to advise that she... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 15 min ago
MONTREAL - A Catholic priest was stabbed in front of dozens of stunned worshippers as he was celebrating mass Friday morning at Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory. Montreal police said a 911 call was placed at around 8:40 a.m. When officers arrived at the landmark church, a... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 10 hours 19 min ago
Spending millions on downtown bike lanes would be nice — if all the basics and existing infrastructure could be covered without annual city... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 22 min ago
OTTAWA - Jody Wilson-Raybould plans to reveal more - in writing - about her accusation that she faced improper pressure to prevent the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. The former attorney general has written to the House of Commons justice committee to advise that she... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 23 min ago
MADISON, Wis. - Republican lawmakers are asking an appeals court to halt a judge’s order that temporarily blocks GOP-backed laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul. Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess issued an injunction Thursday blocking the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 23 min ago
ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit. The company says it will spend $300 million at its plant... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 34 min ago
OTTAWA - Jody Wilson-Raybould plans to reveal more - in writing - about her accusation that she faced improper pressure to prevent the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. The former attorney general has written to the House of Commons justice committee to advise that she... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 10 hours 41 min ago
Here’s a compilation of the StarPhoenix’s editorial cartoons from the past week.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 42 min ago
RISING SUN, Ind. - Former NFL cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Jones initially faced charges including battery, cheating at gambling and resisting arrest. Court... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 44 min ago
RISING SUN, Ind. - Former NFL cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Jones initially faced charges including battery, cheating at gambling and resisting arrest. Court... Read more

CTV Regina - 10 hours 48 min ago
Evraz Inc. has been fined a total of $100,000 after a worker was injured at the Regina steel plant in 2017.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 47 min ago
LOS ANGELES - Barack Obama is feeling the love about the engagement of Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod shared a congratulatory handwritten note Thursday on Twitter he received from the former president and his wife, Michelle. Obama wrote: “After 26 years together, we can say... Read more

CTV Regina - 11 hours 3 min ago
Chinese importers have stopped buying Canadian canola seed, according to an industry group.

CTV Regina - 11 hours 5 min ago
In a new letter to the House Justice Committee, former Liberal cabinet minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says that she will provide additional evidence and a written statement on the SNC-Lavalin affair, even though its probe has concluded.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 11 hours 9 min ago
The death of a two-year-old child in Prince Albert this week is being investigated by police as a homicide. According to Prince Albert police in a press release, officers and Parkland Ambulance responded to a call at a downtown apartment building on Wednesday just after 12 p.m. First responders... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 26 min ago
OTTAWA - The annual pace of inflation edged higher in February as gains in most spending categories offset lower gasoline prices, Statistics Canada said Friday. The agency reported the consumer price index in February climbed 1.5 per cent compared with a year ago. The move compared... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 26 min ago
CHICAGO - A judge is expected to rule on whether to allow R&B singer R. Kelly to travel overseas to perform several concerts to help the cash-strapped singer pay legal and other bills as he faces sex-abuse charges. Kelly arrived at a Chicago courthouse Friday morning for a hearing in the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 37 min ago
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration hit Iran with new sanctions on Friday while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was denouncing Iran’s growing influence on a visit to Lebanon. The Treasury Department said the sanctions target 31 Iranian scientists, technicians and companies affiliated... Read more

Global Regina - 11 hours 45 min ago
The Canola Council of Canada says China has stopped buying canola seeds from Canada.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 4 min ago
ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit. The company says it will spend $300 million at its plant in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 6 min ago
MONTREAL - A Catholic priest has been stabbed as he was celebrating mass this morning at Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory. Montreal police say a 911 call was placed at around 8:40 a.m. When officers arrived at the landmark church, a male suspect was already detained by security... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 16 min ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Poor People’s Campaign is launching a national bus tour of poverty-stricken areas to bring attention to what they call the “real crises” or “interlocking injustices” afflicting the country including systematic racism, poverty, voter suppression and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 18 min ago
MIAMI - Everything was completely different for Bianca Andreescu at the Miami Open on Thursday compared to her victory in the final of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday in Indian Wells, Calif. Except for one thing: the 18-year-old Canadian’s fight and determination. Andreescu was nearly out... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 25 min ago
CHICAGO - A line of classical musicians marching with picket signs in front of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s historic downtown building is fast becoming one of the city’s must-see spots. About 100 of the orchestra’s musicians have been on strike since March 11, at odds... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 27 min ago
CHICAGO - A judge is expected to rule on whether to allow R&B singer R. Kelly travel overseas to perform several concerts to help the cash-strapped singer pay legal and other bills as he faces sex-abuse charges. A hearing will be held Friday in Chicago. Kelly’s attorneys made the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 34 min ago
MONTREAL - A priest has been stabbed as he was celebrating mass this morning at Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory. Montreal police say the victim suffered minor injuries and a suspect has been arrested. More coming The Canadian Press Read more

CTV Regina - 12 hours 39 min ago
Montreal police say a suspect has been arrested after a priest was stabbed during morning mass at the city’s famed Saint Joseph’s Oratory.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 41 min ago
BRUSSELS - Extra time has been added to the Brexit countdown clock. The European Union has granted Britain a few more weeks to overcome its political deadlock and chart a smooth road out of the bloc - or change its mind and seek a much longer delay. Here’s a look at what might happen... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 55 min ago
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - A U.S.-Canadian team is preparing for another mission to relocate grey wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan from a second Lake Superior island, where the predators are in danger of starvation after gobbling up a caribou herd. The targeted pack is on... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 3 min ago
SAITAMA, Japan - Canada’s Gabrielle Daleman finished 12th on Friday at the world figure skating championships. The 21-year-old from Newmarket, Ont., who has missed time the past two years while dealing with mental-health issues, was proud of her performance. “The most important thing... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 9 min ago
CHICAGO - R. Kelly yelled through tears in a recent TV interview before an audience numbering in the millions, saying he’s in a fight for his life to disprove sexual abuse charges. That fight will ultimately be waged in court, with an audience numbering just 12 jurors. While the day... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 13 min ago
BEIRA, Mozambique - As flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, fears rose that the death toll could soar as bodies are revealed. The number of deaths could be beyond the 1,000 predicted by the country’s president earlier this week, said Elhadj As Sy, the secretary-... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 12 min ago
DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria slammed President Donald Trump’s abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, saying Friday the statement was “irresponsible” and a threat to international peace and stability.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 13 hours 14 min ago
In mixed martial arts, a fight ends by submission if an opponent visibly taps the floor with their hand. That’s not the case when wrestling a canine. “If it was a human, they’d tap. With a dog that’s trying to kill me and my best friend and my dogs, I will kill it,”... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 14 min ago
BRUSSELS - Prime Minister Theresa May used to promise “strong and stable” government. Fellow EU leaders used to believe her. But then came almost three years of Brexit missteps and mayhem. For the EU, Britain’s 2016 vote to leave was a shock; what has happened since has left... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 13 hours 20 min ago
Celina Danis doesn’t think she’ll ever be ready to read about the last moments of her partner’s life. But she requested the documents anyway. “It wasn’t really for me, it was for my daughters,” Danis said. “They’re going to ask questions when they... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 13 hours 20 min ago
For an Opposition already driving rather erratically, Wednesday’s 2019-20 Saskatchewan budget won’t make their trip any... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 13 hours 20 min ago
For upwards of 25 years, Canadian politicians have unduly focused on the state of annual budgets rather than responsible planning for the longer term. And the budgets released this week by both Justin Trudeau’s Liberals and Scott Moe’s Saskatchewan Party reflect a continued unhealthy obsession with... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 13 hours 20 min ago
After years of discussion, ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft are about to come to Regina any day. It means we’ll be able to get rides in private passenger vehicles. Ride sharing services use an app on a smartphone to connect people looking for rides with cars and drivers in the area. The... Read more

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