Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it was former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould who asked him in the fall if he planned to tell her what to do in the prosecution of Quebec engineering giant SNC-Lavalin - a conversation, he says, that ended with him telling her any... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
PARIS - A gay French writer has lifted the lid on what he calls one of the world’s largest gay communities, the Vatican, estimating that most of its prelates are homosexually inclined and attributing much of the current crisis in the Catholic Church to an internal struggle. In the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
OTTAWA - A Statistics Canada report is digging deeper into what kind of adults live with their parents at a time when more are doing so than ever before. Close to 1.9 million Canadians aged 25 to 64 lived with at least one parent in 2017, according to a Friday release. That’s more than double... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
A father who was supposed to be helping his 11-year-old daughter celebrate her birthday will soon face a first-degree murder charge in her death, police said Friday. Peel regional police Const. Danny Marttini said an undisclosed injury to 41-year-old Roopesh Rajkumar has delayed the... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 6 hours ago
A torrid third-quarter run powered the University of Regina Cougars women’s basketball team to a 71-51 Canada West playoff victory over the University of Victoria Vikes on Thursday. Regina trailed by two points at halftime, but then went on a 24-2 run en route to winning the opener of a best-... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
PARIS - A gay French writer has lifted the lid on what he calls one of the world’s largest gay communities, the Vatican, estimating that most of its prelates are homosexually inclined and attributing much of the current crisis in the Catholic Church to an internecine war among them. In... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court will decide whether the 2020 census can include a question about citizenship that could affect the allocation of seats in the House of Representatives and the distribution of billions of dollars in federal money. The justices agreed Friday to a speedy review of a... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 6 hours ago
The winning bid for the 2020 Grey Cup game is to be announced Thursday by the CFL. The CFL announced in a media release on Friday that the league’s Grey Cup committee has reviewed the bids with the final decision resting with the board of governors. The Saskatchewan Roughriders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to fulfil his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Bypassing Congress, which approved far less money for his... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
OTTAWA - The son of Liberal MP Joyce Murray is awaiting a medical evacuation from Mexico to Vancouver after suffering severe injuries during his honeymoon in Cancun. Murray says her son Erik Brinkman fell from a height early Monday and underwent extensive surgery at a local... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 6 hours ago
The Saskatchewan Roughriders will know on Thursday whether it will host the 2020 Grey Cup.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
MONTREAL - The federal government has issued a new advisory for Haiti, saying Canadians should avoid all travel to the Caribbean country as it works to get out citizens trapped there. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters in Ottawa Friday the government is deeply concerned... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
CHICAGO - The investigation into “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s account of being beaten in a racist, anti-gay attack took another turn Friday when Chicago police said two men who had been questioned about the attack had been arrested on suspicion of a crime. Police did not say... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
REGINA - The Saskatchewan Roughriders have re-signed all-star kicker Brett Lauther to a one-year extension, keeping him with the club through 2020. The native of Truro, N.S., was named a West Division all-star last year after nailing 54 of 60 field-goal attempts for a 90 per-cent success rate... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
CHICAGO - Attorney Gloria Allred tells The Associated Press she has contacted law enforcement about concerns one of her clients may be the person in a VHS tape recently given to Chicago prosecutors that purportedly shows R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl. The Los Angeles-based... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
NEW YORK - The 18th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival will open with the premiere of a documentary about New York City’s iconic Apollo Theater in Harlem. Festival organizers Wednesday announced that Roger Ross Williams’ “The Apollo” will kick off the annual festival... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
OTTAWA - The president of the Canadian Labour Congress says the federal New Democrats are struggling to resonate with his members and Canadians. Hassan Yussuff tells The Canadian Press in a wide-ranging roundtable interview that NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has acknowledged some of his... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 6 hours ago
An international moose melee between Moose Jaw and a town in Norway is now being featured in a new song.

Global Regina - 1 day 7 hours ago
Brett Lauther and Naaman Roosevelt have re-signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders through the 2019 season.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
MONTREAL - Quebec entertainer Eric Salvail was represented by his lawyer for a brief court appearance Friday on charges of criminal harassment, forcible confinement and sexual assault. The charges stem from incidents alleged to have occurred more than 25 years ago. The former producer and talk... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 7 hours ago
SaskPower has approved self-generated projects from 38 of its customers as part of its Power Generation Partner Program (PGPP).

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
SAINT JOHN, N.B. - A forensic expert says he cannot tell how old the bloodstains are on the jacket Dennis Oland was wearing the day his father was beaten to death, or how they got there. The brown Hugo Boss jacket is key prosecution evidence at the Oland murder trial. It has the only... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 7 hours ago
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said he is committed to implementing the recommendations to tighten the code of conduct over vendor-sponsored travel.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
VATICAN CITY - A gay French writer has lifted the lid on what he calls one of the world’s largest gay communities, the Vatican, estimating that most of its prelates are homosexually inclined and attributing much of the current crisis in the Catholic Church to an internecine war among them. In... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
On that frantic morning, TK Huff was calm. The 71-year-old amputee sat in his wheelchair, pointing a garden hose at what quickly became the deadliest wildfire in California history. Nobody knew at the time, early on Nov. 8, how bad it would be. When his family called at 7:15 a.m., Huff said he... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 7 hours ago
School officials are investigating after a physical education teacher at a Miami, Man., school shared a photo taken with Conservative MP Candice Bergen holding signs that read “Trudeau is just the worst.”

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
SECHELT, B.C. - Residents of an upscale neighbourhood on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast will officially be barred from returning to their dream homes today. Sinkholes throughout the subdivision have prompted the District of Sechelt to issue evacuation orders covering 14... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
OTTAWA - BlackBerry is getting $40 million in federal funding to help develop technologies that make cars safer, more connected to cyberspace and, eventually, capable of driving themselves. The company is putting $310 million of its own money into the initiative, expected to create 800... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
ROSTOCK, Germany - Celina Toth of St. Thomas, Ont., earned her first individual international victory on Friday, winning the women’s 10-metre tower at the opening stop on the FINA Grand Prix diving circuit. The 26-year-old Victoria-based diver totalled 324.60 points. Maria Kurjo of Germany... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 7 hours ago
Biathlete Logan Pletz of Regina has been selected as the flagbearer for Team Saskatchewan at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer.

Global Regina - 1 day 7 hours ago
Saskatchewan conservation officers said they bought more than 200 walleye from two men that were caught in Canoe Lake, Sask.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Parents of Fort McMurray minor hockey players whose team was criticized for an Indigenous locker-room dance say they’re forfeiting the season due to safety concerns. A social media video in January showed a boy beating his hockey stick against a trash-can lid as he... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
VATICAN CITY - A gay French writer has lifted the lid on what he calls one of the world’s largest gay communities, the Vatican, estimating that most of its prelates are homosexually inclined and attributing much of the current crisis in the Catholic Church to an internecine war among them. In... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
WASHINGTON - What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. Proposing “economic transformation” to combat climate... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
On that frantic morning, TK Huff was calm. The 71-year-old amputee sat in his wheelchair, pointing a garden hose at what quickly became the deadliest wildfire in California history. Nobody knew at the time, early on Nov. 8, how bad it would be. When his family called at 7:15 a.m., Huff said he... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 8 hours ago
International receiver Naaman Roosevelt has signed a one-year contract to remain with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
OTTAWA - A Statistics Canada report is digging deeper into what kind of adults live with their parents, and the agency finds they’re often employed and single. Almost two million Canadians aged 25 to 64 lived with at least one parent in 2017, more than double than in 1995. Close to three-... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfil his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Bypassing Congress, which approved far less... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
NEW YORK - Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine’s Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company’s anti-union stance. With millions of jobs and a bustling... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
WASHINGTON - What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. Proposing “economic transformation” to combat climate... Read more

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