Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
RED DEER, Alta. - Hockey Canada has temporarily shutdown national junior team selection camp following the confirmation of two positive COVID-19 tests among players. Hockey Canada announced on Wednesday that players, coaches and staff at the camp have entered a 14-day quarantine retroactive to... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 10 hours ago
Sports, fitness and dance groups in Saskatchewan are facing their second suspension, nine months after they were first forced to shut down due to COVID-19.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 10 hours ago
Cohorts of students at a Saskatoon Catholic high school will move to online learning starting Thursday after positive cases of COVID-19.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 10 hours ago
The case is part of a longstanding debate on whether Canada’s Charter applies to Indigenous communities.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
VICTORIA - B.C. Premier John Horgan will announce his new cabinet today with the expectation that the pandemic will occupy the duties of many of his ministers. Horgan's cabinet unveiling comes after the NDP won a majority government in last month's election, capturing 57 of the 87 seats in B.C.'s... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
Fred Sasakamoose is being remembered as a trailblazer for Indigenous hockey players and a role model for First Nations athletes of all stripes following his death at the age of 86.

CTV Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
A positive COVID-19 case has been identified in individuals at Regina’s Grant Road School and Pilot Butte School.

Global Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
Neil Stonechild died 30 years ago. A Saskatoon-based group is holding a vigil to mark the anniversary and call for further reforms.

CTV Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
Saskatchewan’s chief medical health officer said after-school sports are the main way COVID-19 is getting into classrooms.

CTV Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
The Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA) says it is doing what it can to help address some of the challenges remote Indigenous communities are facing as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

Global Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
Using Saskatoon’s synchrotron to analyze elemental changes of bison hair is part of a project to increase the number of Indigenous scientists.

CTV Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
Anyone heading for a COVID-19 test at drive-thru testing sites in Regina and Saskatoon this week is being met with a long line.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
Hockey in Saskatchewan is heading to an intermission. The Government of Saskatchewan imposed new restrictions on Wednesday to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. One of those restrictions said all sports in the province would be suspended until Dec. 17. Athletes who are 18 years old and younger can... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - A school superintendent in British Columbia is apologizing to an Indigenous mother who pointed out a homework assignment that asked students to find "positive experiences with residential schools." Krista MacInnis says she was reduced to tears when her daughter asked for help on... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
The owner of a Regina restaurant and bar says the new COVID-19 restrictions implemented by the Saskatchewan government Wednesday won't impact establishments like his as long as people aren't coming in. Tim Rogers, owner of the Lancaster Taphouses in Regina, understands and respects the new... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
In the coming weeks, an aeronautical study will be launched to assess the level of service required at the airport.

CTV Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he’s concerned Canada may be at the back of the line when it comes to receiving vaccines.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 12 hours ago
The RCMP's response to a watchdog report about the Colten Boushie case will be on commissioner Brenda Lucki's desk on Friday, Dec. 4, Lucki says.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
Property taxes for Saskatoon residents will remain the same as previously approved. That’s even though next year’s operating budget plan, which was approved in principle back in Nov. 2019, has seen an increase of $21.76 million, mainly because of COVID-19 related costs. As part of that... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 12 hours ago
Another long-term care home in Saskatoon is reporting an outbreak of COVID-19.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
Scott Moe took a jab at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday. During a media conference, Saskatchewan’s premier said he was "quite troubled" by comments... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
A candlelight vigil to honour Neil Stonechild on the 30th anniversary of his death in Saskatoon will take place outside the White Buffalo Youth Lodge on Wednesday evening.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
Even though there was no indication a second widespread shutdown was coming, Jim Bence was still greatly relieved to hear the proposed new restrictions for Saskatchewan.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
Saskatoon's city hall is not recommending a property tax increase to offset the "significant" effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on next year's budget, which is currently estimated at $21.76 million.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
Rinks, soccer fields, basketball courts and more will sit largely silent in the coming weeks, thanks to new provincial COVID-19 measures that are forcing another hiatus for team sports.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
A provincial court judge in Wynyard has set Jan. 12 as the date for former music teacher Gerard Loehr to be sentenced for his three sexual assault convictions.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
Premier Scott Moe is faulting the federal government for leaving Canadians to wait for a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
It's a play that remains fresh in soccer coach Peter Pinizzotto's mind even though it happened nearly 25 years ago. Argentine great Diego Maradona - making a one-off appearance to play with brother Lalo in an exhibition game for Pinizzotto's Toronto Italia team - set the ball on the grass at... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 13 hours ago
Tributes are pouring in for Fred Sasakamoose, who died Tuesday at age 86 after being hospitalized with COVID-19.

CTV Regina - 1 day 13 hours ago
Several SJHL teams took to social media after their season was suspended due to new COVID-19 restrictions implemented by the Government of Saskatchewan.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
A man who is suing a Regina police officer after he was injured during an arrest last December was sentenced in provincial court on Wednesday for charges stemming from his encounter with police that night.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
OTTAWA - Immigration officials say the federal government granted 1,300 national interest exemptions during the COVID-19 pandemic to allow people into Canada who don't qualify under current border restrictions.  The Canadian border has been closed since March to all but a specific list of... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 14 hours ago
The Peepeekisis Cree Nation won a land settlement claim earlier this month against the federal government dating back to 1898 involving Indian agent William Graham, known for forcing non-members to settle on the reserve and assimilate with the community's original Treaty 4 signees over a proposed... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 14 hours ago

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
Chris Boucher's story has played out like a feel-good sports movie, the kind where everyone cheers for the underdog. Riding an overnight bus as a homeless teenager. Dropping out of high school and working as a cook in a Montreal chicken restaurant. Tearing his ACL in his senior college season at... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 14 hours ago
Canadian exports of crude oil by rail are bouncing back after falling to an eight-year low over the summer, according to the Canada Energy Regulator.

CTV Regina - 1 day 14 hours ago
The Regina Transition House is sharing stories of domestic abuse, to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Global Regina - 1 day 14 hours ago
Up to 80 per cent of workers in the tubular division at the Evraz steel mill in Regina are excepted to be laid off in the upcoming months.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, taking direct aim in the final days of his administration at a Russia investigation that he has long insisted was motivated by political bias. "It is my Great Honor to announce that General... Read more

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