Saskatchewan News

CTV Regina - 1 day 9 hours ago
James Bogusz, the CEO of airport, said Friday that the low demand and route cancellations have massive ramifications for its bottom line.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong as part of a package of responses to the new security law China has imposed on the territory. In a statement, Champagne says Canada will also treat sensitive goods being... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 10 hours ago
Knowing they had a mere 14 days to snipe at each other one last time before the fall vote, politicians from both sides of Saskatchewan legislature seemed extra determined to slam in enough political buffoonery for about three normal-sized sittings.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
OTTAWA - The RCMP say a man who rammed his truck through a gate at Rideau Hall on Thursday was loose on the grounds with a gun for 13 minutes before police laid eyes on him. Deputy Commissioner Mike Duheme says the man, who police have not yet officially identified, will be charged with multiple... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
LEVIS, Que. - Quebec gymnast Thierry Pellerin has been arrested at his home near Quebec City for alleged sex offences committed against several minors. Police in Levis say the 22-year-old athlete was arrested Thursday and will appear in court later today, where he could face charges of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
LEVIS, Que. - Quebec gymnast Thierry Pellerin has been arrested at his home near Quebec City for alleged sex offences committed against several minors. Police in Levis say the 22-year-old athlete was arrested Thursday and will appear in court later today, where he could face charges of... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 10 hours ago
Here’s what we know about COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan ahead of the province’s next update.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
As early as this fall, farmers in Saskatchewan could have an app at their fingertips to help them with their mental health. The provincial government is putting $10,... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 10 hours ago
If a member of Muskeg Lake Cree Nation were to fall ill with COVID-19, Jordan Revke, the community’s pandemic coordinator, suspects they would need to travel more than 100 kilometres from home to receive treatment in Saskatoon.... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 10 hours ago
The Alberta government is launching a third-party investigation after a noose was found taped to the door of an operating room at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grande Prairie in 2016.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
WASHINGTON - The United States is once again threatening to spark a fresh tariff war with Canada over aluminum exports, despite the debut of a North American trade agreement that was supposed to usher in stability in the midst of an international economic crisis. Precisely... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
OTTAWA - The RCMP say a man who rammed his truck through a gate at Rideau Hall Thursday was loose on the grounds with a gun for 13 minutes before police laid eyes on him. Deputy Commissioner Mike Duheme says the man, who police have not yet officially identified, will be charged with multiple... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
Toronto FC has signed goalkeeper Kevin Silva to a first-team contract, adding a third 'keeper for the trip to the MLS is Back Tournament. The six-foot 189-pounder joins starter Quentin Westberg and backup Alex Bono on the MLS club roster.  The 22-year-old American spent last season with... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
A garage in the 100 block of Avenue L South was destroyed after a fire early Friday. (Saskatoon Fire Department/Submitted) In a media release, the Saskatoon Fire Department said it... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
NEW YORK - Prince Royce dice que un diagnstico de COVID-19 lo hizo despertar, y ahora quiere que otros despierten tambin. El astro de la bachata revel que se est recuperando del virus en una entrevista exclusiva con The Associated Press el jueves. Royce dijo que decidi pronunciarse debido a su... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 10 hours ago
The Saskatchewan health minister said it almost sounds like the NDP was disappointed the pandemic didn't hit the province harder, sparking outrage from the Opposition benches.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
OTTAWA - Youth Minister Bardish Chagger says the WE organization won't manage the federal government's $900-million program to pay students and fresh graduates for volunteer work this summer. In a statement this morning, Chagger says it's a "mutually agreed upon decision." Since the charity founded... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
A 46-year-old man who allegedly breached the front pedestrian gates of Rideau Hall on Thursday morning is now facing 22 criminal charges, most of them related to the possession and transportation of firearms.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency is warning people to be careful around the North Saskatchewan and South Saskatchewan rivers in the coming week as water levels are expected to rise after high levels of rain in Alberta. In a release late Thursday, the agency said water levels in Lake... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
Twitter teased a much-anticipated innovation on Thursday — but it comes with a catch. 'You can have an edit button when everyone wears a mask,' the company tweeted.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Four U.S. states - Arizona, California, Florida and Texas - reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the infection curve rose in 40 of the 50 states heading into the Fourth of July holiday weekend. With the number of daily confirmed coronavirus... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
An analysis of data from civilian police watchdogs in Canada shows that most of their investigations do not result in charges against officers. Charges were laid or forwarded to Crown prosecutors for consideration in three to nine per cent of the cases opened by the provincial agencies, a review by... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 12 hours ago
Last fall, the premiers of Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick pledged their support for small modular reactors (SMRs). Last week, Saskatchewan’s... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
A viewer submitted photo is featured daily in Your Saskatchewan on Global Saskatoon and Global Regina.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - The union that represents film actors told its members Thursday not to work on the upcoming pandemic thriller "Songbird," saying the filmmakers have not been up-front about safety measures and had not signed the proper agreements for the movie that is among the first in production... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - Rapper 21 Savage will be launching a free online financial literacy education program for youth sheltered at home during the coronavirus pandemic. The Grammy winner announced his new Bank Account At Home nationwide initiative on Wednesday. His efforts will include a partnership with... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
Family may be the great subject of Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda, but he doesn't draw straightforward portraits. In Kore-eda's hands, family is more malleable. He tends to shift roles around like he's rearranging furniture, subtly remaking familiar dynamics until he has, without you knowing... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
INDIANAPOLIS - Townsend Bell is putting his own unique twist on "double duty" this weekend by calling the IndyCar race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway before jetting to Florida to compete in the IMSA sports car race. The daunting task began Thursday when the NBC Sports analyst flew from California... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
CANBERRA, Australia - A seaplane pilot was impaired by carbon monoxide fumes from engine exhaust when he flew off course and crashed into a river near Sydney in 2017 with the loss of six lives, a crash investigator said Friday. Canadian pilot Gareth Morgan and his five British passengers died... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
Saskatchewan residents were less likely to report new sources of debt in June than they were three months previous, before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Prairies.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
When picking out your summer wardrobe, make a mask part of your seasonal apparel.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
Numerous faculty at the University of Saskatchewan have written a letter to the university’s president and other top-ranking officials expressing concern over the looming closure of a community outreach centre for Saskatoon’s core neighbourhoods. Rachel Engler-Stringer, an associate... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
Ali Abukar has long dreamed of running an organization to help immigrants and refugees. He just never through it would happen so soon.... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 15 hours ago
Jury trials in Saskatchewan could be held in hotel ballrooms or unused educational buildings starting in September to overcome social-distancing challenges in most courthouses.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 15 hours ago
Saskatchewan’s tourism industry has taken a hard hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many who work in the sector say the federal government has not done enough to help.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 15 hours ago
'New York is big. But this is Biggar.' That's what the sign reads when you drive into the town of Biggar, Sask. While the size of the town is anything but big, the heart of the community certainly is. 

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is what some of the provinces have announced so far: Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador is joining the other Atlantic... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 16 hours ago
An analysis of data from civilian police watchdogs in Canada shows that most of their investigations do not result in charges against officers.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of July 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...  An analysis of data from... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
ISTANBUL - A Turkish court on Friday opened the trial in absentia of two former aides of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and 18 other Saudi nationals over the 2018 killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Turkish prosecutors have indicted the 20 Saudi nationals over Khashoggi's... Read more

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