Saskatchewan News

Regina mayor defends city council pay raise, cites disappearing tax exemption

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:36
Regina mayor Michael Fougere is defending a proposed pay raise to city council after the motion was passed in Wednesday's executive committee meeting.
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Newfoundland woman’s search for missing California couple comes to difficult end

Metro - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:35
Megan Janes says her aunt and uncle, Paradise residents Paula and Randy Dodge, are no longer missing but also “no longer with us.”
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Early data suggests no spike in pot-impaired driving after legalization, police say

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:22
Canadian police have not seen a spike in cannabis-impaired driving one month since legalization, but there needs to be more awareness of laws around storing marijuana in vehicles and passengers smoking weed, law enforcement officials say.
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RCMP searching for inmate who escaped from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:22
Staff at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary near Prince Albert noticed Edward Ross was missing on Wednesday night during their nighttime count.
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RCMP investigate suspicious death on Little Black Bear First Nation

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:58
Police believe a man's death on a First Nation near Fort Qu'Appelle is suspicious.
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No deal reached yet between NLL and players league as Sask. Rush season looms

CTV Regina - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:33
With just over two weeks to go, there is still no word on whether or not the Saskatchewan Rush will kick off their season on time, as labour talks continue between the league and the players association.

Trudeau says Canada wants Saudi answer on its role in Khashoggi killing

Metro - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:29
Khashoggi’s killing last month at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul further strained relations with Canada and renewed public outrage over Ottawa’s $15-billion arms deal with the regime.
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Manitoba Tory backbencher holds another fundraiser at men-only squash club

Metro - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:14
The event itself is open to men and women, but the Opposition New Democrats say it’s wrong for the Tories to support a club that only allows men to become members.
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Depressed donkey now a happy hee-hawer thanks to new friendship with horse

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 06:30
Pam Johnson and DeLee Grant were both struggling to save their animals — one from depression, one from being euthanized — when a mutual friend connected them. Now the two women and their animals have bonded.
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NDP asks for full list after all-expenses-paid eHealth trips revealed

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 06:26
The Saskatchewan NDP is outraged that employees of the Crown corporation eHealth were taken on all-expenses-paid trips by companies that did business with eHealth.
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Meet the final 10 Future 40 winners of 2018

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 06:00
Medical professionals, entrepreneurs, a politician and an activist among final 10 Future 40 winners of 2018.
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#MeToo movement spurs small uptick in Sask. police-reported sexual assaults

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 06:00
A study by Statistics Canada saw an increase in police-reported sexual assaults in the months immediately following the viral #MeToo movement. Saskatchewan saw a one per cent increase, the lowest of any province.
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People seeking medically assisted death can now call Sask.'s health line

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 06:00
As of November 1, people with queries about medically assisted death or who are seeking the service can call Saskatchewan's 811 health line to speak with the provincial manager of the program or a registered nurse.
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She’s a brilliant, young legal mind. And her mission is to expunge the cannabis convictions of half a million Canadians

Metro - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 04:00
As a high schooler, Annamaria Enenajor avoided drugs, knowing “if I were to make that mistake it would follow me for the rest of my life.” Now, at 34, a partner in Clayton Ruby’s firm, she’s advocating for people haunted by possession charges.
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Early data suggests no spike in pot-impaired driving after legalization: police

CTV Regina - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 03:32
Canadian police have not seen a spike in cannabis-impaired driving one month since legalization, but there needs to be more awareness of laws around storing marijuana in vehicles and passengers smoking weed, law enforcement officials say.

Moose Jaw petition calls for removal of city councillor

Global Regina - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 19:24
A petition circulating Moose Jaw calling for the resignation of Coun. Brian Swanson made it before city council Tuesday night with nearly 900 signatures. 

Death of man found on Little Black Bear First Nation deemed suspicious

Global Regina - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 19:18
Members of File Hills First Nations Police Service were called regarding a man who was found dead at his home on Nov. 13.

Handsewn sanitary products sent to women around the world

CTV Regina - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 18:30
A group of women in Grenfell is doing their part to help women around the world.

‘Hard that it might not happen’: Upcoming destination wedding uncertain after travel issues

CTV Regina - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 18:13
A Moose Jaw bride-to-be says her upcoming nuptials are up in the air, after issues with travel companies have put the entire wedding in jeopardy.

Canada produces more greenhouse gas emissions than any other G20 country, new report says

Metro - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:50
Climate Transparency, a coalition of international climate organizations, released its fourth annual review of the climate polices of G20 members Wednesday. The report pointed out that none of them has a plan in place that would actually meet the goals of the Paris climate change agreement.
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