Saskatchewan News

Global Regina - 22 hours 30 min ago
All provinces have to some degree suspended evictions. But what help is available to tenants varies significantly across Canada.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 33 min ago
TORONTO - Woodbine Entertainment said Tuesday it will continue stabling horses on its backstretch and provide the essential care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement came after the Ontario government extended its declaration of emergency due to the novel coronavirus... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 22 hours 43 min ago
The Saskatchewan Roughriders are riding out the storm when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 22 hours 50 min ago
A 12-year-old boy pleaded guilty on Tuesday to setting a costly fire at a Regina Walmart.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 22 hours 57 min ago
Saskatoon police patrol officers have been asked to pay "special attention" to the downtown area due to the number of business and offices closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, police say.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 4 min ago
OTTAWA - Public Safety Minister Bill Blair has asked the federal prison service and the parole board to look at early release for some offenders to prevent the spread of COVID-19 behind bars. The government is committed to protecting inmates, correctional staff and the public given the unique risks... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 5 min ago
TORONTO - Kyle Dubas was watching television the evening of March 11 when news started to trickle out of Oklahoma City. An NBA player - it would turn out to be Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz - had tested positive for COVID-19. Shortly thereafter, the league suspended its season. The NHL, and... Read more

CTV Regina - 23 hours 7 min ago
There is plenty of uncertainty surrounding the start of the 2020 CFL season, according to Saskatchewan Roughriders general manager Jeremy O'Day.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 6 min ago
WASHINGTON - "America First" rhetoric and disdain for free trade are old news in the Donald Trump era, but with countries in a life-or-death scramble to stockpile gowns, gloves, masks and ventilators, protectionism these days isn't such a dirty word.  ... Read more

Global Regina - 23 hours 16 min ago
Wascana Trails in Regina are now closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 17 min ago
The NHL has extended its guideline for players and staff to self-quarantine until April 15 and it is possible the coronavirus pandemic could push that back even further. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly confirmed the extension to the Associated Press in an email Tuesday. It adds an extra 11 days to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 19 min ago
The Regina and Saskatoon food banks are seeing the benefit of Saskatchewan generosity. As of 2 p.m., Rawlco Radio's Day of Caring had raised $1,294,176 for the two food banks. It’s in response to the pressure being felt by the COVID-19 pandemic. Demand is already up seven per cent in Regina... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 22 min ago
NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. - A family grieving the COVID-related death of a Saskatchewan senior is urging the provincial government to be more transparent on the location of active cases. Alice Grove was a 75-year-old widow who lived alone on a farm near North Battleford. She was one of... Read more

Global Regina - 23 hours 27 min ago
The number of COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan rose to 184 after eight new cases were reported in the province.

CTV Regina - 23 hours 30 min ago
Saskatchewan's Ministry of Social Services has announced a new plan to help the province's most vulnerable residents.

Global Regina - 23 hours 32 min ago
The Saskatchewan Roughriders are dealing with postponement of training camps and the uncertainty of the start of 2020 season

Global Regina - 23 hours 38 min ago
Along with increased sanitizing practices, SGEU said all employees are now required to wear gloves as the SLGA ramps up health and safety measures at provincially owned liquor stores.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 40 min ago
The countdown clock has been reset. Canada pushed for postponements of the Tokyo Games and got them. The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will now open July 23 and Aug. 24 respectively in 2021. Amid the uncertainty the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought upon all aspects of life, ... Read more

Global Regina - 23 hours 40 min ago
Cowessess First Nation Chief Cadmus Delorme said they are cautious about people coming on or off the community and so are taking the restrictions seriously.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 47 min ago
OLD CROW, Yukon - The chief of a remote Yukon Indigenous community says the Far North should not be considered a safe place for people to escape the novel coronavirus pandemic. Chief Dana Tizya-Tramm says a couple from Quebec arrived in the village of Old Crow fleeing the pandemic and... Read more

CTV Regina - 23 hours 56 min ago
The leader of Saskatchewan's opposition party says clearer rules are needed when it comes to physical distancing at seniors' residences.

Regina Leader-Post - 23 hours 58 min ago
In the midst of an oil price war and reduced demand attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic, Regina's Co-op Refinery Complex (CRC) is set to cut more than 25... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 5 min ago
As the labour dispute at the Co-op Refinery Complex (CRC) gets ready to enter its fifth month, there's no end in sight.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 min ago
Saskatchewan recorded eight new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 184. Four people are in hospital, down one from Monday’s total. Three people are receiving inpatient care in Saskatoon and one person is in intensive care in Regina.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 18 min ago
Premier Scott Moe and chief medical health officer Dr. Saqib Shahab expressed sincere condolences on Monday over the first two COVID-19 deaths in Saskatchewan.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 min ago
John Herdman had planned to be coaching the Canadian men's soccer team against Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday in Langford, B.C. Instead he was in his Vancouver-area home, working on a weekend coaching webinar and other duties. "It's a strange feeling ... Just another layer of (the) reality of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 min ago
LOS ANGELES - There are cooking shows hosted by celebrities, some of whom may know a fricassee from a frittata, and shows that feature arrogant chefs and bad cooks. There's an upcoming digital series in which blindfolded chefs get smacked in the face with a dish and compete to identify and make it... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 min ago
The long-awaited look at Michael Jordan's last championship season with the Chicago Bulls is finally set for release. ESPN and Netflix announced on Tuesday that the 10-part documentary series called "The Last Dance" will run in the U.S. over five consecutive Sunday nights starting April 19 and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 min ago
The long-awaited look at Michael Jordan's last championship season with the Chicago Bulls is finally set for release. ESPN and Netflix announced on Tuesday that the 10-part documentary series called "The Last Dance" will run in the U.S. over five consecutive Sunday nights starting April 19 and... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 33 min ago
Road safety advocates, including parents of Humboldt Broncos crash victims, are questioning the Saskatchewan government’s decision to relax rules for truckers.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 38 min ago
We haven’t been here before and the situation demands bold action. The COVID-19 pandemic is truly novel; adjectives like unprecedented, unpredictable and unforeseeable are barely adequate to describe it. We will be challenged to respond in ways we couldn’t have imagined a few months ago.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 42 min ago
Unifor Local 594, which represents workers at the Co-op Refinery Complex, says it is unable to accept the latest offer from the company.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 52 min ago
OTTAWA - Canadian businesses desperate for details about the federal government's promised wage subsidy program will have to wait a little longer for answers. On Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his finance minister would lay out the details of the program during a briefing on... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 56 min ago
Jason Mohns is proving to be a chip off the old block. The 38-year-old son of former CFL official Greg Mohns is blazing his own path as the head coach at Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, Ariz. The program lost in the 2019 state final after six straight title wins. Heady... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 55 min ago
Jason Mohns is proving to be a chip off the old block. The 38-year-old son of former CFL official Greg Mohns is blazing his own path as the head coach at Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, Ariz. The program lost in the 2019 state final after six straight title wins. Heady... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 55 min ago
St. Louis Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo says teammate Jay Bouwmeester is in good health some seven weeks after having a cardioverter defibrillator implanted in his chest. Pietrangelo said he and his teammates have occasionally stopped in to see Bouwmeester while the NHL is on hiatus because of the... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 1 hour ago
The Unifor Local 594 bargaining committee says it will recommend the latest offer from the Co-op Refinery be rejected by its members.

Global Regina - 1 day 1 hour ago
Construction crews are repairing a portion of a waterline located in the east side of Mosaic Stadium in Regina.

Global Regina - 1 day 1 hour ago
The Saskatchewan Health Authority said the guidelines aren’t meant to be unpredictable or arbitrary and values are applied consistently to patients needing care.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
OTTAWA - The national organization that represents Inuit in Canada is calling for air transportation to be designated an essential service in Canada's 51 Inuit communities for the duration of the COVID-19 response. Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami says flights are the sole transportation for food... Read more

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