Saskatchewan News

Curling may finally be having its Moneyball moment

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 03:00
In a sport where millimetres can separate great teams from the merely good, elite curlers are turning to analytics more than ever to gain an advantage. It seems curling may finally be having its Moneyball moment.
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Canadian emissions creep lower in 2016 but doubts remain over hitting Paris targets

CTV Regina - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 02:25
Canada's latest greenhouse gas inventory report to the United Nations shows emissions are starting to trend downward, but not nearly at the rate needed to meet the country's international commitments under the Paris climate change accord.

2 doctors denied licences in Sask. also lose their licences in B.C.

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 02:00
A pair of Chilliwack doctors have been stopped from practising medicine after six years because they failed Canadian qualifying exams, leaving their patients wondering about their diagnoses and scrambling to find new doctors in a community already facing a shortage.
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Can Alberta and Saskatchewan stop exporting oil to B.C. or are the provinces bluffing?

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 21:05
Some are questioning whether Alberta and Saskatchewan have the constitutional authority to limit oil and gas exports to British Columbia, as both provinces are threatening to do.
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Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid hopes Humboldt Broncos visit ‘put some smiles on faces’

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:33
Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid said Tuesday he hopes his visit to the Humboldt Broncos players in hospital helped to “put some smiles on some faces” and called the visit to Saskatchewan an emotional experience.

University of Regina using cameras to increase exam security

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:29
Some students at the University of Regina have begun sitting down to take their final exams, but this year they are being watched by cameras in some of the rooms.

Sask. income tax brackets not indexed to inflation

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:24
Saskatchewan’s government is continuing a tax measure that’s gone relatively unnoticed since it was introduced in last year’s budget.

Supporting those affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash tragedy

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:06
Community support for first responders, family and friends touched by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash tragedy is crucial now and in the weeks to come. Meaghan Craig reports.

'It's a rare, uncommon gift': ICU specialist calls for organ donor program for Sask.

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:47
A red sticker on your health card does not guarantee your organs or tissue will be donated when the time comes, said a critical care specialist who spent the past week at Royal University Hospital.
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10,000 more people in Sask. waiting for surgery than 2015

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:41
Surgery wait times have been on the rise in Saskatchewan over the past three years.

Premier Moe holds firm in potentially blocking B.C. oil access

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:30
Despite concern about a local economic impact, Premier Scott Moe stands firm in plans to introduce legislation to block oil exports to British Columbia.

First Nations leader says Catholic bishops misused his words in letter about papal apology

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:27
A prominent First Nations leader says an organization representing Canadian Catholic bishops misused his words in a mass email to parliamentarians aimed at pushing back against a motion calling on the Pope to apologize for residential schools.
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Condo prices plummet in Regina: survey

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:09
Realtors say the vast majority will sell within months, but a new national survey says it's the price tags that are taking a major hit.

Gas prices jump in Regina

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:06
Gas prices have jumped in the Queen City.

Supporting those affected by Humboldt Broncos bus crash tragedy

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:59
Community support for first responders, family and friends touched by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash tragedy is crucial now and in the weeks to come.

Tim Harper: With elections looming, Canada cannot be complacent on policing social media

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:40
Bots, fake news and cyber attacks are all obvious threats to our democratic process, Tim Harper writes.
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Late spring slowing business in Regina

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:39
Spring snow and winter weather is starting to take its toll on businesses in Regina.

Family of Colten Boushie speaks at UN forum

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:35
Farmer Gerald Stanley was acquitted in Boushie’s August 2016 death earlier this year, sparking rallies and outrage across Canada.
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Accused in criminal organization trial says he’s no boss — ‘not even in my family’

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:27
Giuseppe Ursino tells court that he made up stories of mob connections to get money he was owed by the Crown’s star witness.
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Alberta’s fuel-ban bill ‘a bluff,’ B.C. attorney general says

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:27
Latest move as tensions between the two provinces escalate over the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would lead to immediate court challenges, David Eby says.
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