Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
CHICAGO — Newly released video that shows a Chicago police officer fatally shoot a 13-year-old will be key evidence when prosecutors consider a case against the officer and are confronted with both the emotions surrounding the chilling footage and legal precedent that makes it difficult to bring... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — Elected leaders in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright want officers to scale back their tactics amid nightly protests, leaving some law enforcement called in to assist asking whether the city still wants their help. Hundreds of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's junta on Saturday announced it pardoned and released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the new year holiday, but it wasn't immediately clear if they included pro-democracy activists who were detained in the wake of the February coup. The release was announced on state... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
BEIJING — China hit back at the U.S.-Japan show of alliance during talks between President Joe Biden and Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, calling it an "ironic attempt of stoking division.” China said Suga and Biden's news conference Friday, in which they issued a joint statement on shared... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
PORTLAND, Ore. — Police in Portland, Oregon, declared a riot Friday night after authorities said protesters smashed windows and burglarized businesses during demonstrations that started earlier in the day after police fatally shot a man while responding to reports of a person with a gun. The... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
WINDSOR, England — Prince Philip will be remembered as a man of “courage, fortitude and faith” on Saturday, at a funeral that salutes both his service in the Royal Navy and his support for Queen Elizabeth II over three quarters of a century. Philip, who died April 9 at the age of 99 after 73 years... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG — Hundreds of patients are being evacuated from Johannesburg's Charlotte Maxeke Hospital where a fire is blazing through parts of the facility in South Africa's largest city. No injuries or casualties have been reported and patients are being moved to other public hospitals in the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Apr. 20 will grow to an estimated $15 million. The Canadian Press

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO — The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France. The number of lives lost, as compiled by Johns Hopkins University... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 9 hours ago
This opinion piece is by Dr. Anne Huang, who is a Canadian and U.K.-trained physician. She was a former deputy medical health officer for the Saskatchewan Health Authority and Indigenous Services Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch in Saskatchewan.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, April 17, 2021. There are 1,106,062 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,106,062 confirmed cases (85,319 active, 997,202 resolved, 23,541 deaths).*The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks. The military commander handling logistics for Canada's vaccine distribution program says there will be enough vaccine delivered to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, April 17, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 320,425 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,525,732 doses given. Nationwide, 892,838 people or 2.4 per cent of the population has been fully... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
TORONTO — The surging COVID-19 caseload has Ontario "on its heels," prompting the urgent need for tougher measures to regain control of the deteriorating situation. And with that dire warning Premier Doug Ford announced a raft of new restrictions Friday that went into effect first thing Saturday... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
Many Canadians will be joining royal watchers around the world today in saying their final goodbyes, albeit virtually, to Prince Philip. Due to pandemic protocols Canadians intending to pay their last respects will be limited to gathering in only small groups to watch the proceedings either on... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 11 hours ago
Despite outshooting the Winnipeg Ice 44-28, the Swift Current Broncos lost 5-4 on Friday at the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
LAS VEGAS — Canadian Adam Svensson is halfway to another victory on the Korn Ferry Tour. Svensson matched the course record on Friday with an 8-under 64 to reach 12-under through two rounds of the MGM Resorts Championship at Paiute.  Svensson, from Surrey, B.C., leads Kevin Dougherty by two strokes... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, April 16, 2021. There are 1,106,062 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,106,062 confirmed cases (85,319 active, 997,202 resolved, 23,541 deaths).*The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 15 hours ago
Artis REIT, the company that owns the shopping centre, sent notices to a number of businesses in the strip-mall stating many owed thousands for 2020’s water bill.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Friday, April 16, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 320,425 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,525,732 doses given. Nationwide, 892,838 people or 2.4 per cent of the population has been fully... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 15 hours ago
Tribal Chief Mark Arcand told reporters at an April 16 press conference that the STC has found a lawyer who agreed to defend the woman pro bono.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 15 hours ago
A dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases due to more harmful and transmissible variants of concern are creating challenges in Regina hospitals, according to the Saskatchewan Health Authority. 

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Canadian harness driver Bob McClure to become a road warrior. The Rockwood, Ont., resident left Friday for The Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J., where he'll race for the immediate future. McClure, 31, was forced to head south when a major farm he drives for (... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 15 hours ago
Artis REIT, the company that owns the shopping centre, sent notices to a number of businesses in the strip-mall stating many owed thousands for 2020’s water bill.

Global Regina - 1 day 16 hours ago
Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said Friday that he saw a brief clip of the altercation.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 16 hours ago
A dangerous batch of drugs appearing to be crystal meth are circulating in Saskatoon and advocates warned users not to take drugs alone.

Global Regina - 1 day 16 hours ago
Saskatoon’s supervised consumption site has issued a warning after its staff administered a staggering amount of naloxone on someone who overdosed.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
MONTREAL — Tyler Toffoli scored twice to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over Calgary on Friday that snapped the Flames' three-game winning streak. Elias Lindholm scored for the Flames (19-22-3).  Coming off a 4-1 loss to Calgary on Wednesday, the Canadiens (19-13-9) had been feeling... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 16 hours ago
A man from the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation is turning Indigenous stereotypes on their head to create comedy content on TikTok.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 16 hours ago
Saskatchewan's government and a Saskatoon non-profit are considering offering drug-checking services after repeated reports of powerful opioids being laced into substances like crystal meth, sometimes with fatal outcomes.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 16 hours ago
Regina hospitals will start moving two COVID-19 patients into the same room as ICU beds continue to fill up with patients due to rising cases in the city.

Global Regina - 1 day 16 hours ago
The Saskatchewan Health Authority says at least 40 cases of COVID-19 have been linked to an outdoor party that took place in the Maple Creek area on April 2.

CTV Regina - 1 day 17 hours ago
A former Saskatchewan teacher was sentenced in Yorkton Provincial Court on Friday for three historic sexual assaults.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
COVID-19 is putting a massive strain on Regina hospitals. The Queen City’s intensive care units are now putting two patients to a room and redirecting new COVID patients to hospitals elsewhere in the province. As of Friday, there are 96 people in Regina hospitals fighting COVID-19, including... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 17 hours ago
The Friday, April 16, 2021, edition of Global News at 6 with Lisa Dutton on Global Regina.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 17 hours ago
As outgoing Estevan Police Chief Paul Ladouceur began his last day on the job Friday, he underscored his choice to leave “has absolutely nothing to do with so-called pressure from the Sask. fed. (Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers, SFPO) or from social media posts.”... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 17 hours ago
There were a lot of history lessons handed out at the Saskatchewan legislature this week. But there was one important one that wasn't much discussed.... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 17 hours ago
RCMP are investigating the death of a man from Onion Lake Cree Nation that they say is considered suspicious.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 17 hours ago
The Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly unanimously voted on Friday to send a formal message of condolences to the Queen on the occasion of her late husband's funeral on Saturday.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 17 hours ago
A Saskatoon teen who is now in custody in the United States, accused of making several swatting calls, has been linked to a bomb scare last September that shut down an Ivy League university.... Read more

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