KABUL - A group of young Afghans - both women and men - is coming together in the country's war-torn capital to practice a mystical Sufi Islamic dance. The group's founder says she sees their whirling dance, known as Sema, as a way of carving out a space in the country's deeply conservative society... Read more
BEIJING - The former chairman of a state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized President Xi Jinping's handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Tuesday on corruption charges, a court announced. Ren Zhiqiang, who became known for speaking up about... Read more
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Rookie Alejandro Kirk became the first catcher 21 or younger since Johnny Bench with at least four hits that included two for extra bases, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 11-5 Monday night to drop New York 1 1/2 games behind Minnesota for home-field advantage in the first... Read more
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is warning of potential COVID-19 exposures at a few Saskatoon businesses. A person who tested positive for COVID-19 visited three businesses while they were likely contagious.
EDMONTON - The Tampa Bay Lightning rediscovered the zap in their power play, using it to burn the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Monday and even up the Stanley Cup final. Brayden Point and Ondrej Palat had goals on the man advantage as the Lightning scored three times in the first 16 minutes of the game... Read more
A woman is in hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after being hit by a truck this afternoon.... Read more
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is notifying the public that individuals who tested COVID-19 positive visited businesses in and around Regina when they were likely infectious.... Read more
CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. - On A Streak will be chasing a second major upset win Saturday night at Mohawk Woodbine Park. On A Streak claimed the $535,000 William Wellwood Memorial on Sept. 12 at 15-1 odds. That secured On A Streak a spot in the inaugural US$1-million Mohawk... Read more
Two schools in the Saskatoon Public Schools division now have COVID-19 cases. There is one case at Colette Bourgonje School and one at James L. Alexander School.
The City of Regina is rolling out its new food and yard waste collection bin pilot project that will divert food waste from the landfill.
Someone who tested positive for COVID-19 visited Saskatoon businesses while likely infectious, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) says.... Read more
Positive COVID-19 cases have been identified in two more Saskatoon schools.... Read more
Saskatchewan's construction industry needs help, and the Saskatchewan Construction Association (SKCA) is calling on MLAs to consider its proposals in the upcoming election.... Read more
There are two more Saskatoon schools affected by COVID-19 positive cases. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) notified Saskatoon Public Schools Monday afternoon about one positive COVID-19 case at Colette Bourgonje School and another at James L. Alexander School. In a release, Saskatoon Public... Read more
The proposed suit alleges systemic negligence from the RCMP while investigating dozens of cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
Students and staff were back at Lumsden High School on Monday despite someone testing positive for COVID-19 at the school.
A 31-year-old man has been arrested after a woman was physically and sexually assaulted in a back alley in the Riversdale neighbourhood. At around 6:45 a.m. on Sunday, officers responded to a report that a woman was being assaulted in an alley in the 200 block of Avenue D South. When they arrived,... Read more
On Friday night, police say they caught a man on a motorcycle going more than 80 kilometres per hour over the posted speed limit. In a release, police say the Air Support Unit (ASU) observed the man driving his motorbike in a dangerous manner. At around 10:15 p.m., members of the ASU observed a... Read more
Melfort Mustangs player Dylan Ashe died in single-vehicle crash along Highway 35 over the weekend.
Michael Fougere sent out a wish list to the federal government in anticipation of Tuesday... Read more
After several rallies this summer outside local hospitals and care facilities, members of SEIU-West conducted a sit-in at the Saskatchewan cabinet office in downtown Saskatoon.... Read more
A case of COVID-19 has been identified at Valley Manor Elementary School in Martensville.... Read more
A hearing began in Regina on Monday to look at a proposed class-action lawsuit by families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
Numerous families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls are hoping to get their day in court, alleging negligence by the RCMP in their handling of the various cases.... Read more
An increase in community spread of COVID-19 explains the growing number of Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) alerts, the organization's CEO says.... Read more
SALT LAKE CITY - A 13-year-old Utah boy with autism was shot by police after his mother asked for help getting him to a hospital and officers agreed to talk with him, police footage released Monday showed. The videos show officers firing at him as they chased him from his home down an alley. The... Read more
VICTORIA - A sketch of John Horgan, leader of the NDP in British Columbia: Age: 61. Family: Married Ellie in 1984; two grown sons, Nate and Evan. His father died when he was 18 months old. He was the youngest of four children. In 2008, Horgan was diagnosed with bladder cancer but was later... Read more
VICTORIA - A sketch of Sonia Furstenau, leader of British Columbia's Green party: Age: 50. Family: She lives in the Cowichan Valley with her husband, Blaise, and their children. Education: Has a bachelor of arts and a master's degree in history from the University of Victoria. Career: Before... Read more
VICTORIA - A sketch of Andrew Wilkinson, leader of British Columbia's Liberal party: Age: 63. Family: Married to Barbara Grantham. They have three grown children in their 20s. Education: Holds degrees from the University of Alberta, Dalhousie University and Oxford University, where he attended as a... Read more
A 20-year-old man faces charges after allegedly fleeing from Saskatoon police early Monday morning.... Read more
Police responded to a report of a suspicious package at the Saskatoon airport Monday morning. At around 10:30 a.m. police got a call after airport security located a suspicious electronic item in a passengers bag as they were going through security. Members of the Saskatoon police explosive unit... Read more
Saskatchewan's government hopes a new kind of health facility will give patients in its largest cities an alternative to the emergency room.... Read more
After more than 10 years in Regina, the Vintage Tea Room is closing up shop partially because of the pandemic.
Examining the diagram of a formwork table cart that collapsed onto of a 21-year-old construction worker in Saskatoon, the CEO of Pilosio SPA said moving the 1,200 pound cart alone would be like simultaneously moving seven shopping carts filled to the brim.... Read more
We’re learning more about the positive COVID-19 diagnosis of Metis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S) president Glen McCallum. McCallum visited the drive-through testing site in Saskatoon on Sept. 15, according to Julia... Read more
A family member going missing just isn't quite the same as a family member dying, according to Dwayne Yasinowski. He's the director of education with Caring Hearts Saskatchewan, which is one of the resources that can be accessed by people with missing family members. The loss experienced by... Read more
Craig Sorensen experienced the power of community on the weekend. The 55-year-old Sorensen farms just north of Ogema, but he wasn’t able to participate in harvest this year after the lower part of his left leg was amputated in early September. On Saturday, others were in the fields for him. "... Read more
Support is pouring in for a Broadview area family that lost their home and several of their pets in a fire over the weekend.... Read more