Saskatchewan News

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 18 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 18 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

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 18 hours ago
The Saskatoon Nature Society's official spotters have documented the first landing of a pelican at the weir this year.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 18 hours ago
Frontline employees at the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, private physician offices, private digital imaging labs and community clinics are all eligible for inoculation after one organization's frustration with the criteria reached the floor of the Saskatchewan legislature on Friday.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Canadian lightweight (Fearless) Lance Gibson Jr., maintained his perfect record with a unanimous decision over Marcus (The Blueprint) Surin at Bellator 257 on Friday. The 26-year-old mixed martial arts fighter from Port Moody, B.C., improved to 4-0-0 with the judges scoring the... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 18 hours ago
Saskatchewan's Minister of Mental Health and Addictions has directed the Saskatchewan Health Authority to create 13 sites where people can use illicit drugs under medical... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is doubling up intensive care rooms and expanding capacity in Regina to keep up with increasing COVID-19 hospitalizations.

Global Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
A COVID-19 outbreak at the Regina Provincial Correctional Centre continues to grow with 131 active cases among inmates and 20 positive cases in staff.

CTV Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
As the Liberal government embarks on $100 billion in stimulus spending over the next three years, the treasury board president says the focus will be on supporting sectors hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and bolstering the green economy.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 19 hours ago
Regina's intensive care units are taking the unprecedented step of putting two patients to a room, as managers warn that the city's health-care workers are reaching a breaking point amid a "dramatic" rise in COVID-19 patients.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
CLEVELAND — The Ohio county sheriff and his tiny police dog were inseparable, their lives unwaveringly intertwined. It thus seems fitting that retired Geauga County Sheriff Dan McClelland, 67, and his crime-fighting partner Midge, 16, would both die on Wednesday — McClelland, at a hospital after a... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 19 hours ago
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says people can expect a conversation "in the coming days and weeks" about a return to "some degree of normal" in the province.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
NEW YORK — A judge on Friday rejected Ghislaine Maxwell’s arguments to toss charges that she recruited three teenager girls from 1994 to 1997 for then-boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan denied claims that a non-prosecution agreement Epstein... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 19 hours ago
Saskatoon Tribal Council Chief Mark Arcand is asking people in Saskatoon to work together to support the safety of Indigenous women after a woman was... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
It took 27 shots of naloxone to revive someone who overdosed on pink crystal meth, Prairie Harm Reduction says.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 19 hours ago
Stressing the need to "take action now," Saskatoon and area's three major school boards are together renewing calls for education staff to be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccinations.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 19 hours ago
Saskatoon police are preparing to present a ticket to one of the hundreds of people who attended a rally protesting health restrictions in downtown Saskatoon last month.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 19 hours ago
Most people buy flowers or make a favourite family meal for Mother's Day, but Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers (G4G), a Regina charity dedicated to raising money for elderly women in Africa, has set their sights a little higher.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
CASPER, Wyo. — YouTube personality, businessman and musician Jeffree Star was hospitalized after a car crash in Wyoming. Star veered off a slushy road in the Casper area Friday morning and overturned his Rolls Royce, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol. A friend, Daniel Lucas, also was in the... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 19 hours ago
Judith Veresuk says the recently approved City Centre Core Framework (CCCF) gets Regina ready for the next decade of development.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 19 hours ago
Former Wynyard-area music and band teacher Gerard Loehr has been sentenced to 609 days (87 weeks) in jail following his convictions for three counts of sexual assault.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
Multiple RCMP detachments are assisting a joint investigation into a suspicious death in Onion Lake Cree Nation (OLCN) on Thursday. Just after 4 p.m., a member of the Crime Reduction Team was waved down by an OLCN community member, saying there was an injured man outside a residence. EMS attended,... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 19 hours ago
Michael MacKay, the 38-year-old man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife Cindy MacKay, has been released on bail.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
Regina’s drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic is hitting the brakes. In a media release Friday afternoon, the Saskatchewan Health Authority said the facility at Evraz Place would use up its allotment of Pfizer vaccine by the end of the day and “will temporarily close to public at that... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
VANCOUVER — A support group for families of people who have fatally overdosed is expanding its services across the country to also help those whose loved ones are addicted to illicit drugs. The Alberta chapter of Moms Stop the Harm has received $345,000 in federal funding over two years to launch... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 20 hours ago
Some long-term care residents at the Wascana Rehabilitation Centre (WRC) are being asked to move as the facility takes on convalescent care beds from Extendicare Parkside and adds new ones.... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Drive-thru vaccine clinics in Regina and Swift Current have used up their current allotment of COVID-19 vaccine doses, forcing them to temporarily close.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 20 hours ago
The final Z99 Radiothon hosted by CC (whose real name is Wayne Whitten) and Lorie Lindsay raked in $416,938 for Regina's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) this week.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
From a small village in rural Saskatchewan to a San Jose Sharks legend, Patrick Marleau continues to make history in the NHL.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 20 hours ago
While the city is under siege by a deadly virus, the last thing nurse Chantelle Dolney wants to think about is parking.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
CALGARY — Reigning Canadian women's champion Kerri Einarson is off to a 3-0 start at the Grand Slam of Curling's Humpty's Champions Cup. The Manitoba rink beat Japan's Satsuki Fujisawa 8-2 in the second draw on Friday. After six draws at the event, Einarson is the lone women's rink at 3-0. Manitoba... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
OTTAWA — A gay Liberal MP is calling on Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole to disavow a remark by a Tory MP that appeared to suggest he and other LGBT people are "unclean." The exchange between Liberal MP Rob Oliphant and Conservative MP Tamara Jansen came during final debate today on a bill that... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 20 hours ago
Ivan Hnatuik's mother-in-law died in February after a COVID-19 outbreak swept through the assisted living facility she lived in. Now, another outbreak has hit the facility where his mom lives in Yorkton, Sask. He's calling on the government to mandate tighter measures as variants... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
LONDON — This is the Order of Service for the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday: ORDER OF SERVICE All stand. The Coffin is removed from the Land Rover and is carried to the West Steps where it rests at 3pm for the one minute National Silence. The Coffin is then carried to the Catafalque in the... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
While inspired to make a difference, Chief Ava Bear also made history. Allison Bamford has more on the new leader of Muskoday First Nation.

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
The self-proclaimed ‘Saskatchewanderers for seniors’ have travelled to 140 towns and counting during the pandemic.

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Spending time on a ventilator, while in and out of a coma, is not something Matthew Cardinal ever thought he’d experience. Now, the 34-year-old is speaking out about his fight with COVID-19.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition says Premier Jason Kenney is sowing distrust by recounting misleading anecdotes to illustrate COVID-19 policy decisions. “I think this is about trust. I think this is about telling the truth,” NDP critic Sarah Hoffman said Friday. “I think we’ve seen many examples... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Brenden Purdy takes a look at how Saskatchewan’s oil industry is fueling data mining, bit by bit.

CTV Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
A federal cabinet minister is weighing in on a widely-shared video that shows a security guard struggling with a woman in a Saskatoon parking lot.

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