Saskatchewan News

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 19 hours ago
Premier Scott Moe has been teasing a new plan to pare back public health restrictions in Saskatchewan, hinting it's likely to use the pace of vaccinations as the primary guidepost for a gradual return to normal.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 19 hours ago
The sharing of food and drinks at birthday parties and outdoor barbecues led to the "broad transmission" of COVID-19 that prompted a warning in seven Saskatchewan communities.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 19 hours ago
This year's Regina Folk Festival, which was intended to be held this summer in Victoria Park, has been cancelled.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 19 hours ago
RCMP say the death of a man whose body was found outside a residence on Onion Lake Cree Nation on Thursday is being treated as suspicious.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Adam Lowry to a five-year contract with an average annual value of US$3.25 million. The 28-year-old Lowry has 20 points (eight goals, 12 assists) in 44 games this season. The son of Jets assistant coach Dave Lowry, Adam Lowry has recorded 143 points... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Saskatchewan has expanded vaccine eligibility to include more front-line health care workers.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
A person in their 40s has died after being diagnosed with COVID-19, according to the latest numbers from Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Health. The southeast-area individual was one of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
A person in their 40s has died after being diagnosed with COVID-19, according to the latest numbers from Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Health. The southeast-area individual was one of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
Antony Auclair won't be there to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defend their Super Bowl crown. After four seasons with Tampa Bay, Auclair has signed a contract with the Houston Texans. The six-foot-six, 256-pound native of Notre-Dame-des-Pins, Que., was on the Buccaneers 53-man roster but didn't... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 20 hours ago
Those eligible now include front-line staff in private digital imaging clinics, community labs, the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency and in private physicians' offices who provide patient care.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 20 hours ago
Saskatchewan doctors warn the province's acute system could be in peril if COVID-19 transmission rates are not flattened.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller has expressed his disgust over a video showing a security guard in a physical altercation with an Indigenous woman who was accused of shoplifting from a grocery store. The nine-minute video posted on social media Wednesday shows a man, who... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Despite Alberta predicting crowds can return to events this summer, Saskatchewan health officials do not yet have an exact projection for when large events will be able to be held in the province.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals postponed Friday night's game because of rain and will make it up Saturday as part of a day-night doubleheader before concluding their four-game series Sunday. The first seven-inning game Saturday will start a 1:10 p.m. and the second... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
The investigation into a complaint from members of the Canadian women's rugby sevens team has been completed. But Rugby Canada says it is "still in the process of sharing the confidential findings with the involved parties." A spokesman said Rugby Canada expects to "be in a position to issue a... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 20 hours ago
A shockingly violent, unprovoked and random carjacking in a Saskatoon apartment parking lot left a woman with permanent, debilitating injuries and terrified a community, a provincial courtroom heard.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Nice start to the weekend, but another cool down to end it. Peter Quinlan explains it all in your SkyTracker weather outlook for Friday, April 16.

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
There are 221 new COVID-19 infections in Saskatchewan as of Friday, according to health officials.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 20 hours ago
The news about COVID-19 changes quickly and it can be tough to keep up to date. Here the Saskatoon StarPhoenix answers some of your questions about the virus, vaccinations and public health orders in Saskatchewan.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
More of Saskatchewan’s frontline health-care workers soon will be able to roll up their sleeves for a COVID-19 vaccination. On Friday, the Ministry of Health announced some health-care workers who aren’t employed by the Saskatchewan Health Authority will become eligible in the coming... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 20 hours ago
A Saskatoon city councillor says he was "shocked" when he saw video of a violent arrest outside a supermarket in his ward. Darren Hill says he would like to see security guards in the city receive more cultural and de-escalation training.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
CALGARY — Doctors say the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine should be offered to Canadians in a wider age range as COVID-19 infections soar in many parts of the country. Provinces limited eligibility for that vaccine to those 55 and older, after a small number of cases of an unusual and serious blood... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
VANCOUVER — The B.C. Supreme Court says lawyers for Meng Wanzhou are applying to adjourn the final three-week leg of her extradition case set to begin April 26.  The court says in a statement that the Huawei executive's legal team will bring the application before the court on Monday but it doesn't... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 21 hours ago
The University of Saskatchewan Huskies are getting closer to finding an associate coach for the men’s hockey team.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
Minutes after Toronto FC ousted Mexico's Club Leon from the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, captain Michael Bradley had a message for his team. "The knife stays between our teeth. Keep going. There's more for us," the skipper, throwing in F-bombs for emphasis, told teammates crammed into a... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
A memorandum of understanding signed between the City of Regina and the Regina International Airport on Friday means the two will work collaboratively with any plans going forward.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
VANCOUVER — The NHL has shuffled the North Division schedule to allow the Vancouver Canucks more time to work their way back from a COVID-19 outbreak.  The league announced Friday that a pair of games between Vancouver and the Toronto Maple Leafs scheduled for Saturday and Monday will now be played... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
The first few races of Dalton Kellett's IndyCar career were done on an elaborate iRacing rig in his home office in Indianapolis because of COVID-19 restrictions.  He's pleased his second season will be different. Although Kellett eventually got to drive an actual car in IndyCar races last year, he'... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
The federal government pledged $11.6 million Friday to help house people in Saskatchewan who are unable to safely self-isolate at home.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
VANCOUVER — The NHL has postponed a pair of games between the Canucks and Toronto Maple Leafs as Vancouver continues to work its way back from a COVID-19 outbreak.  The Leafs were set to play in Vancouver on Saturday and Monday, but the league announced Friday that the games have been rescheduled... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the province’s health-care workers are needed for the pandemic response here and cannot be sent to aid with Ontario’s situation.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 21 hours ago
Pending city council approval, a larger-than-life statue of Fred Sasakamoose may be installed and unveiled in front of SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon this fall.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 21 hours ago
A Whitewood resident recently discovered he's the province's latest millionaire.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
VANCOUVER — Economic recovery from the pandemic, a transformational legacy that extends into the province and a cheaper privately-funded Winter Games were elements of John Furlong's "B.C. 2030" presentation to the Vancouver Board of Trade on Friday. The president and chief executive officer of the... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 21 hours ago
Jacob Pete had a vision.... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
A person at Saskatoon's safe consumption site survived a bad batch of pink crystal meth that was laced with fentanyl. Here's how.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
HAVANA — Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution. Castro made the announcement Friday in a speech at the opening of the Eighth congress of the ruling party,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
TORONTO — Six Challenger-tier tennis tournaments scheduled to be held in Canada this year have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tennis Canada announced Friday that the Winnipeg National Bank Challenger men’s event, the women’s Challenger event in Saskatoon, the National Bank Challenger... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
Newly released transcripts show that a grand jury investigating the police suffocation death of Daniel Prude last year in Rochester, New York, voted 15-5 not to charge the three officers involved in his restraint of a criminally negligent homicide charge sought by prosecutors. That was the only... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
HALIFAX — The options for Canadians planning to pay their respects to Prince Philip during his funeral Saturday will be largely limited to small gatherings in front of TV or computer screens. Thanks to pandemic protocols, there will be no mass get-togethers — except online. But there is every... Read more

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