Saskatchewan News

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 19 hours ago
Calling it a "great honour," Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission Chief Commissioner David Arnot is among the five newest members of the Senate.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
IQALUIT, Nunavut — The government of Nunavut says residents of the territory and of Arctic Quebec can now travel freely between both regions as long as they've been in a community for at least 14 days. The government says people from either region must also be travelling from a community free from... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 19 hours ago
A decision to deny parole to serial sex offender Mark McMahon Donlevy has been upheld by the Parole Board of Canada's appeal division.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
CALGARY — Veteran CFL quarterback Dakota Prukop was among 16 players released Thursday by the Calgary Stampeders. Prukop, an American, signed with Calgary in January. He spent his first three CFL seasons with Toronto (2017-19), completing 18-of-30 passes for 284 yards with three TDs and two... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
EDMONTON — Veteran CFL players Shawn Lemon, Thaddeus Coleman, Vontae Diggs and Kenny Shaw were among the Edmonton Elks' final cuts Thursday. Edmonton made its final roster decisions ahead of the CFL's deadline of 10 p.m. ET on Friday. The final roster moves come after receiver Kenny Stafford and... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 20 hours ago
NDP leader Ryan Meili thinks it would be better to donate Saskatchewan's surplus COVID-19 vaccines to foreign countries in need, rather than using stockpiled doses to provide a third shot to AstraZeneca recipients who want to travel.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Navy said Thursday that it's charged a sailor with starting a fire last year that destroyed a warship docked off San Diego. The amphibious assault ship called the USS Bonhomme Richard burned for more than four days and was the Navy’s worst U.S. warship... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Growing up in Lintlaw, fiddler JJ Guy never thought he would make enough noise to grab the attention of people in New York.

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission’s chief commissioner, David Arnot, has been appointed as an independent Senator in an announcement made on Thursday.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
While the province has mused about giving third doses of COVID-19 vaccine to facilitate travel, NDP leader Ryan Meili says the government’s priorities should be elsewhere. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Meili said the focus should be getting doses into the arms of those unvaccinated or... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
While the province has mused about giving third doses of COVID-19 vaccine to facilitate travel, NDP leader Ryan Meili says the government’s priorities should be elsewhere. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Meili said the focus should be getting doses into the arms of those unvaccinated or... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
The File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council and Canadian Red Cross Society in Saskatchewan signed a collaborative agreement for emergencies.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
We all know that the athletes are the main attraction of an Olympic Games, but what about the people behind the scenes who help make it happen? Chris Dornan is one of those people and his company, High-Performance Public Relations, works with the participants in a number of sports to provide... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
The chief commissioner of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission has been named one of five new independent senators. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced David Arnot has been appointed as senator Thursday. “This is a great honour and I am truly humbled,” Arnot said in a news release from the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
Major League Soccer confirmed Thursday that the three Canadian teams can continue playing at home through the remainder of the regular season and playoffs. All three are back home already with Toronto FC and CF Montreal having already staged matches in their stadiums before a limited number of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are urging the Liberal government to do more to ensure that Canadians who received two different doses of COVID-19 vaccines are able to travel internationally.  Tory health critic Michelle Rempel Garner has written a letter to Health Minister Patty Hajdu... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
The seven-day Saskatchewan forecast with Peter Quinlan on Thursday, July 29.

Global Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
Saskatchewan is changing from daily to weekly COVID-19 provincial updates beginning Tuesday, Aug. 3.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
A Regina infectious disease doctor is calling for mandatory vaccinations for healthcare workers and long-term care workers as the highly infectious COVID-19 Delta variant sinks its spikes into Saskatchewan with a fourth wave looming. Alex Wong is adamant that vaccinating against COVID-19 provides a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
A Regina infectious disease doctor is calling for mandatory vaccinations for healthcare workers and long-term care workers as the highly infectious COVID-19 Delta variant sinks its spikes into Saskatchewan with a fourth wave looming. Alex Wong is adamant that vaccinating against COVID-19 provides a... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 21 hours ago
The decision comes as COVID-19 "moves from pandemic to endemic," according to the Saskatchewan government.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed emergency legislation Thursday that would bolster security at the Capitol, repay outstanding debts from the violent Jan. 6 insurrection and increase the number of visas for allies who worked alongside Americans in the Afghanistan war. The $2.1... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
The province is ending its daily update of COVID-19 new cases and vaccinations starting next week. In a news releases, the province said the daily updates which have been... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
The province is ending its daily update of COVID-19 new cases and vaccinations starting next week. In a news releases, the province said the daily updates which have been... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
Saskatchewan Human Rights Commissioner David Arnot has been appointed to the Senate to serve as an independent senator.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
SQUAMISH, B.C. — Numerous rock climbing routes on the renowned Grand Wall of the Stawamus Chief in Squamish, B.C., are closed after a large slab broke off. The society that supports rock climbing in the area says hot weather might be to blame. BC Parks confirms the rockfall happened early Tuesday... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 22 hours ago
The challenges continue for many agriculture producers in Saskatchewan as the province deals with an unseasonably hot and dry growing season.

CTV Regina - 1 day 22 hours ago
Saskatchewan will transition its daily COVID-19 news release into a weekly occurence, as active cases climb back over 400.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg archdiocese says a priest who suggested during a sermon that residential school survivors lied to get settlement money is no longer allowed to preach or teach publicly.  Archbishop Albert LeGatt says he is disavowing and apologizing for the remarks Rhéal Forest made during a... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 22 hours ago
Highway 7 is currently closed to traffic going both directions. Detours are in place, but RCMP are advising people to avoid the area if they can.

CTV Regina - 1 day 22 hours ago
Indian Head RCMP are looking for those responsible for nighttime mischief at the public swimming pool.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
SHERBROOKE, Que. — Quebec's coroner's office is investigating after police and firefighters allegedly mistook a woman's body for a mannequin and threw her remains into a dumpster. Sherbrooke, Que., police Chief Danny McConnell told reporters today the incident took place last Friday in the city... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 22 hours ago
Ryker Evans is an all-time sleeper pick in the NHL entry draft.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
There are plenty of vaccines to go around in northern Saskatchewan, according to Health Minister Paul Merriman, and northern leaders should communicate that with their communities. Merriman told Gormley guest host Mike Couros there are tens of thousands of COVID-19 vaccines available for all... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 23 hours ago
"What the hell." Those were the words spoken by Dr. Joe Vipond, an emergency room physician in Calgary, who believes the Alberta government is putting the entire province at risk with its latest plan to eliminate COVID-19 quarantine rules.

CTV Regina - 1 day 23 hours ago
Drought conditions across the province continue to wreak havoc on Saskatchewan crops, according to the Ministry of Agriculture’s weekly crop report.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
KAMLOOPS, B.C. — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is reiterating demands for more concrete action after meeting with Indigenous leaders at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C., that bears unmarked graves. In front of the institution's brick entrance, Singh told reporters that Prime... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 23 hours ago
Self-isolation in Saskatchewan is not enforceable under a public health order for people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or may have been exposed to the virus.

Global Regina - 1 day 23 hours ago
The warning comes as statistics from the B.C. government show 1,251 wildfires have charred more than 4,500 square kilometres of bush since the start of the fire season on April 1.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 23 hours ago
CALGARY — A return to a relatively normal summer as COVID-19 restrictions are eased is putting a strain on Canada's blood supply.... Read more

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