Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 37 min ago
VANCOUVER - A business case for a proposed high-speed rail link connecting Vancouver, Seattle and Portland says the travel time would be under an hour between each of the cities.  Engineering consulting firm WSP has completed a 400-page business case for the transportation link, which is... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 20 hours 39 min ago
RCMP are commending Country Thunder attendees after what they are calling a successful weekend for law enforcement, despite some rising numbers related to crime.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 44 min ago
Regina police say three men who were brought to Saskatchewan as wildfire evacuees from northern Ontario are facing assault charges. Police say the charges stem from two separate calls to the University of Regina campus, where evacuees are being housed. They say a fight broke out on Friday... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 47 min ago
CALGARY - There was conflicting testimony in court Monday about whether a youth charged in the shooting of a German tourist on an Alberta highway may have acted on his own or was ordered to fire the gun. The youth from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation was 16 when he was charged... Read more

CTV Regina - 20 hours 53 min ago
SaskPower will replace some aging underground cable and install new duct work in Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Emerald Park and White City.

CTV Regina - 20 hours 55 min ago
SaskEnergy says there is no public danger after a decommissioned underground gas storage cavern erupted on Monday morning.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 59 min ago
BELLA BELLA, B.C. - A Texas-based company is scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty to a diesel spill from a tug boat that ran aground and sank in a First Nation’s fishing ground on British Columbia’s central coast. The Nathan E. Stewart spilled 110,000 litres of... Read more

Global Regina - 21 hours 6 min ago
RCMP are investigating the death of a man found on Sturgeon Lake First Nation as suspicious in nature.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 7 min ago
WASHINGTON - Reversing decades of U.S. policy, the Trump administration said Monday it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border - the president’s most forceful attempt to block asylum claims and slash the number of people seeking refuge in... Read more

Global Regina - 21 hours 7 min ago
Cameco's shares were trading down more than eight per cent Monday after the company received a smaller sum than it was seeking in an arbitration dispute.

CBC Saskatchewan - 21 hours 8 min ago
RCMP say one person is dead after a rollover on Friday in the Montreal Lake community.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 18 min ago
OTTAWA - Newly published government figures show fewer asylum-seekers crossing “irregularly” into Canada than last year, although June did see a small increase over other months this year. Last month, RCMP officers intercepted 371 more migrants trying to cross into... Read more

CTV Regina - 21 hours 21 min ago
Regina police are asking the public for help locating a suspect involved in a weapons offence that happened on Saturday.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 22 min ago
The Anglican Church of Canada narrowly voted down a proposal to bless same-sex marriage across the denomination, with its newly elected leader acknowledging the disappointment the decision would bring for many. Branches of the church in each province will still be able to make up... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 22 min ago
OTTAWA - The Metis National Council is embracing an outside financial audit requested by the federal government, the group’s finance minister said Monday. David Chartrand said in an interview that he expects a financial review by the firm Ernst & Young to be completed by ... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 23 min ago
CALGARY - An animal welfare group is renewing its call for cruelty charges following the deaths of six horses at this year’s Calgary Stampede. “Law enforcement - including the Calgary police, Calgary Humane Society and Alberta SPCA - urgently need to investigate and bring... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 21 hours 25 min ago
Regina police are investigating after a man was seen on the 700 block of Robinson Street on Friday with what appeared to be a gun.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 27 min ago
OTTAWA - Mass-shooting survivor Nathalie Provost has quit the federal firearms advisory committee in frustration, saying she is “extremely disappointed” with the Liberal government’s failure to crack down on assault-style rifles. Provost, who was shot four... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 29 min ago
Canadian international Rebecca Quinn has returned to the NWSL, signing with Reign FC. The 23-year-old midfielder from Toronto, who can also play on the backline, comes from France’s Paris FC where she had signed in February. Quinn, who made three appearances at the recent World Cup in France... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 32 min ago
CALGARY - There was conflicting testimony in court Monday about whether a youth charged in the shooting of a German tourist on an Alberta highway may have acted on his own or was ordered to fire the gun. The youth from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation was 16 when he was charged... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 34 min ago
Canada’s Michael Gligic has locked up the first PGA Tour card of his career. The native of Burlington, Ont., secured PGA Tour membership for the 2020 season after tying for 10th on Sunday at the Korn Ferry Tour’s Colorado Championship. Gligic is 13th on the points list for the PGA... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 38 min ago
NEW YORK - Two Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. The women stood just feet from where Epstein was seated in his blue jail outfit as they asked a federal judge... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 38 min ago
CALGARY - There was conflicting testimony in court Monday about whether a youth charged in the shooting of a German tourist on an Alberta highway may have acted on his own or was ordered to fire the gun. The youth from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation was 16 when he was charged... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 46 min ago
OTTAWA - The finance minister for the Metis National Council says he embraces an outside financial audit of his organization. David Chartrand says he expects a financial review by the firm Ernst & Young to be completed by next week. Chartrand says the federal... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 51 min ago
Regina police say three men who were brought to Saskatchewan as wildfire evacuees from Northern Ontario are facing assault charges. Police say the charges stem from two separate calls to the to the University of Regina campus, where evacuees are being housed. Last Friday, police say a ... Read more

Global Regina - 22 hours 1 min ago
SaskPower will replace 17 kilometres of aging underground cable and install 80 km of new ductwork in Regina, Saskatoon and other communities this year.

Global Regina - 22 hours 2 min ago
Three male northern Ontario fire evacuees who have been staying on the University of Regina campus are facing assault charges.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 14 min ago
HALIFAX - A defence lawyer who fought to free Glen Assoun from a wrongful conviction for murder says evidence erased by the Mounties would have helped Assoun win his appeal and spared him eight more nightmarish years in prison. “What I feel right now is a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 16 min ago
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators signed 2019 first-round draft pick Lassi Thomson to a three-year, entry-level contract on Monday. Selected 19th overall last month in Vancouver, the 18-year-old defenceman had 17 goals and 41 points with the Western Hockey League’s Kelowna Rockets in 2018-19, his... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 15 min ago
NEW ORLEANS - Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans from catastrophic flooding, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimetres) of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into “an ocean.” Although Barry was downgraded from a tropical... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 16 min ago
CALGARY - An animal welfare group is renewing its call for cruelty charges following the deaths of six horses at this year’s Calgary Stampede. “Law enforcement - including the Calgary police, Calgary Humane Society and Alberta SPCA - urgently need to investigate and bring... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 22 hours 19 min ago
A loud noise heard in south Regina early Monday morning was caused by a natural gas release from a SaskEnergy facility outside the city.... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 22 hours 26 min ago
A dry spring and the recent wet weather has been great for saskatoons and haskaps in the province, says plant breeder and University of Saskatchewan assistant professor Bob Bors.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 29 min ago
TORONTO - William Nylander will have a different look next season. The Toronto Maple Leafs forward announced on social media Monday that he’s swapping numbers - trading in 29 for 88. “Making the switch … what’s old is new again #88,” Nylander posted to his... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 22 hours 32 min ago
Not much is known about the bat population in northern Saskatchewan, according to one researcher. Wildlife biologist Cory Olson is out to change that. 

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 44 min ago
PETAWAWA, Ont. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says President Donald Trump’s suggestion that four female members of Congress should go back where they came from if they don’t like America wouldn’t fly in Canada. All four women are Democrats, political liberals, people of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 55 min ago
OTTAWA - Mass-shooting survivor Nathalie Provost has quit the federal firearms advisory committee in frustration, saying she is extremely disappointed with the Liberal government’s failure to crack down on assault-style rifles. Provost, who was shot four times during the 1989... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 1 min ago
TORONTO - A convicted hatemonger who maintains his defence lawyer deliberately blew the case will get a rare chance to show why his trial should be reopened, a judge ruled on Monday. Instead of sentencing James Sears for promoting hatred against women and Jews, Ontario court Judge Richard... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 1 min ago
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 4 min ago
NEW YORK - Two Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. The women stood just feet from where Epstein was seated in his blue jail outfit as they asked a federal judge... Read more

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