Saskatchewan News

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
The Saskatoon airport has returned to normal after an incident inside the terminal involving a suspicious item led to an evacuation and the temporary suspension of flights late Monday morning.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
The next week will be a balancing act for the Toronto Blue Jays as they look to close out the season strong while preparing for what will likely be a wild-card berth. With a playoff spot all but guaranteed, the Blue Jays will aim to clinch over the coming days while building... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 13 hours ago
After six seasons, an explosion of popularity abroad, and now a historic sweep of the comedy awards at the Emmys, Schitt's Creek has cemented its place as a TV legend. Here, we break down what the cast is working on now, and where you can see them next.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
Saskatchewan is preparing to argue the carbon tax before the Supreme Court of Canada (SCOC) on Tuesday. The SCOC is set to hear appeals in three separate cases to determine if the federal carbon-tax is unconstitutional. Sask. Justice Minister Don Morgan believes this decision could have huge... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 14 hours ago
It was originally expected to make money, but a contract to recycle material from four public depots and civic facilities could start costing Saskatoon taxpayers almost $100,000 per year.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 14 hours ago
A 23-year-old man who was reported missing earlier this month has been confirmed to be the person whose remains were found in a Riversdale house last week.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
Saskatoon police say the victim of Saskatoon’s 11th murder of 2020 is 23-year-old Eagleson Thomas. In a release, police say the Major... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
VICTORIA - Here's a look at some of the major issues facing British Columbia at the start of the provincial election campaign: COVID-19: Cases are rising in British Columbia, which set a daily record of 165 new cases last Thursday. In response to the spike in cases, the provincial health... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
VICTORIA - Voters in British Columbia go to the polls on Oct. 24. Here's some of what you need to know about B.C. politics: - The NDP formed a minority government in 2017 with support from the Green party after finishing on election night with two fewer seats than the B.C. Liberals, while... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 14 hours ago
Seventeen cases of COVID-19 in Saskatoon are now confirmed to be connected to an outbreak at Brandt Industries. Three of five new cases in Saskatoon are related to this outbreak. The city now has 76 known active cases of the virus. 

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
TORONTO - Denis Shapovalov has become just the second Canadian to break into the top-10 of the world men's tennis rankings. The ATP Tour confirmed that Shapovalov will move up four spots to No. 10 after Diego Schwartzman, who defeated Shapovalov in the Italian Open semifinals on Sunday, lost to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
MADISON, Wis. - A federal judge ruled Monday that absentee ballots in battleground Wisconsin can be counted up to six days after the Nov. 3 presidential election as long as they are postmarked by Election Day. The highly anticipated ruling, unless overturned, means that the outcome of the... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 15 hours ago
When Zoë Schneider was dieting, potato chips were the first food she vetoed.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville, Kentucky, police have cancelled vacations in preparation for an announcement by state Attorney General Daniel Cameron about whether he will charge officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. Police officials said on Monday that officers' off-day and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
Many of the details still have to be worked out, but Health Minister Jim Reiter stood in front of Regina’s Pasqua Hospital on Monday morning to announce $30 million for two urgent care centres to be built in Regina and Saskatoon. They’ll be the first such centres in the province. Reiter... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
Toronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a right elbow injury that forced him to miss almost all of the 2020 season. Giles missed almost seven weeks before returning to the injured list last Wednesday. Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo said... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
NEW YORK - Gina Yashere has some tough stories to share but also some inspiring ones. A memoir by the comedian, writer and producer and actor is called, "Cack-Handed" and comes out June 8, Amistad announced Monday. According to the publisher, an imprint of HarperCollins, Yashere will trace her life... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
There has been a COVID-19 case reported at Lumsden High School. The Prairie Valley School Division confirmed it was told about the positive case on Sunday. It won’t say if it was a student or staff member who tested positive. The school had cleaning protocols in place and work was done to... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 15 hours ago
Fall starts on Tuesday and above seasonal temperatures are in the forecast. Meteorologist Peter Quinlan with all the details in your SkyTracker weather outlook for Monday, Sept. 21.

Global Regina - 1 day 15 hours ago
Saskatchewan health officials said 17 cases in Saskatoon are now linked to an outbreak at Brandt Industries.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 15 hours ago
Saskatchewan's Ministry of Health has announced plans to open two new medical centres for non-life threatening injuries.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
Saskatchewan reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, including three that have been connected to the outbreak at Brandt Industries in Saskatoon. So far, 17 cases have been linked to that workplace.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
EDMONTON - A new piece of medical equipment created at the University of Alberta may help doctors find a quicker and safer way to resuscitate patients who go into cardiac arrest due to COVID-19. The novel coronavirus can create complications in the lungs, and many patients are... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
Saskatchewan reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, including three that have been connected to the outbreak at Brandt Industries in Saskatoon. So far, 17 cases have been linked to that... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
Hockey players crossing borders is the International Ice Hockey Federation's stock in trade. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely curtailed that business. The IIHF has cancelled 19 tournaments so far in both 2020 and 2021. Canada, a prominent participant in and host of... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 16 hours ago
McCallum attended the two-day meeting at Waskesiu's Hawood Inn as he awaited the results of a COVID-19 test, according to MN-S statements.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
VANCOUVER - Fredy Montero is being recognized by Major League Soccer for helping the Vancouver Whitecaps string together their first back-to-back wins of the season last week. The 33-year-old Colombian striker has been named to the league's "Team of the Week." It was a dominant week for... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 16 hours ago
Impaired driving continues to be the leading cause of death on Saskatchewan roads, according to SGI.

CTV Regina - 1 day 16 hours ago
Hundreds of people in Saskatchewan were charged with impaired driving offences in August.

Global Regina - 1 day 16 hours ago
Police in Moose Jaw are warning residents after a cougar was spotted early Monday morning.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
Politics has been more than a little shouty of late. Actor and activist Kal Penn would quietly like to change that. "Today we have the blessing - or a curse - of being able to yell at somebody on your phone on Twitter, which of course feels fantastic sometimes but doesn't necessarily do anything,"... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 16 hours ago
The provincial government is spending $30 million to build urgent care centres in Regina and Saskatoon in the hopes of relieving pressure on big-city emergency rooms.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 16 hours ago
The Saskatchewan NDP is committing to invest $5 million to hire 50 mental health nurses in schools if it forms government after the October election.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 16 hours ago
The Government of Saskatchewan's challenge of the federal carbon tax will be heard this week by the Supreme Court of Canada.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
Canadians Ghislaine Landry and Britt Benn have been named to the HSBC 2020 women's rugby sevens Dream Team. Landry, the Canadian captain, is the all-time leading scorer on the women's sevens circuit with 1,356 points. The 32-year-old from Toronto scored 170 of those in the pandemic-shortened 2020... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 16 hours ago
The owner of a Regina heritage property says redeveloping it into condos is the best way to save it.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 17 hours ago
The Eaton School in Eatonia, Sask., is taking learning into the elements by building an outdoor classroom.

CTV Regina - 1 day 17 hours ago
The City of Regina is rolling out a new food and yard waste collection bin pilot project aimed at diverting food waste from the landfill.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili has promised $10 million to support student mental health should he become premier this fall. Half of that money would be used to hire 50 mental health nurses for schools across the province. The province would work with school divisions on the rest of the funds,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
Satellite pictures show Arctic sea ice is at its second-lowest level in more than four decades. And scientists say they believe the defining feature of life in northern waters could shrink even further before the melt season is over. The U.S.-based National Snow and Ice... Read more

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