Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
We all knew it was coming. As much as CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie was being as positive as possible last week on the Green Zone, a postponement to the season was a given. The timing didn’t make sense, with the protocols by governments and top doctors, that training camps could go ahead as... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
OTTAWA - Former Liberal cabinet minister Ralph Goodale has been appointed a special adviser to the Trudeau government into Iran's downing of a commercial airliner in January. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Goodale will examine the lessons learned from the Ukraine International Airlines Flight... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 6 hours ago
It's not how they wanted to mark their 10th-anniversary season, but a conference call Sunday spelled out the bad news.... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 6 hours ago
Manitoba’s school suspension has been extended indefinitely as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

CTV Regina - 1 day 7 hours ago
TC Energy Corp. gave the go ahead for construction of its US$8-billion Keystone XL Pipeline project on Tuesday, with a helping hand from the Alberta government.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 8:10 a.m. Ontario's education minister is expected to announce an e-learning plan for the province's students during COVID-19 school closures. Earlier this month, Stephen Lecce ordered schools closed for two weeks... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
COVID-19 is already putting a lot of pressure on the Regina and Saskatoon food banks and they need help. Demand is already up seven per cent in Regina and four per cent in Saskatoon. If that keeps increasing, the food banks estimate they'll each have a shortfall of one million meals per month. That... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 8 hours ago
Construction on Maple Leaf Pool in Regina will begin this week with some modified working conditions to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Global Regina - 1 day 8 hours ago
Counterfeit safety masks from China have been removed from sales websites after an investigation by Global News found the items were not N95 certified as they had claimed.

CTV Regina - 1 day 8 hours ago
Restaurant costs for 2020 will be much lower than initially forecast as consumers spend more of their dining-out budgets at grocery stores instead, according to an updated food price report that predicts annual restaurant sales will be slashed in half.

CTV Regina - 1 day 10 hours ago
Governments must be as transparent as possible with Canadians about response measures for COVID-19, says former Liberal public safety minister Ralph Goodale.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 31 ...   COVID-19 in Canada ... Governments must be as transparent as possible with... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
OTTAWA - Most Canadians are doing what they're told to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and would support harsher measures to punish those who aren't, a new poll suggests. Of the 1,590 adults surveyed between March 27 and 29, the vast majority said they were practising social... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
OTTAWA - Governments must be as transparent as possible with Canadians about response measures for COVID-19, says former Liberal public safety minister Ralph Goodale. The cascade of daily briefings from the prime minister all the way down to local health officials are essential to that process, but... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 11 hours ago
The Canadian government is falling short in addressing the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and also turning its back on a new idea that could help people during times of mental health crisis.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
OTTAWA - The union representing Canada Post employees is asking Canadians to disinfect their mail boxes to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. And the post office itself is asking Canadians with dogs to keep their doors closed during deliveries, where possible. The Canadian Union of Postal... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
MONTREAL - Despite years of discussions between politicians and doctors, the Quebec government couldn't find a way to pay its general practitioners for phone and video consultations with patients. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Premier Legault called a public health emergency March... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
HIGH RIVER, Alta. - A parade float parked on a downtown street in High River, Alta., seems strangely out of place in a world dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. But longtime Mayor Craig Snodgrass says with people forced to stay away from family and friends, the town was asked to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
DELTA, B.C. - Walkers offer a nod, a smile or a "hello" to each other but only after stepping aside to leave a wide berth on trails at a park they've escaped to in the age of physical distancing. Jeff Radons ventured out of his home and into his "backyard" at Watershed Park... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
REGINA - A father whose son was killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says he's worried Saskatchewan's move to relax some trucking rules during the COVID-19 outbreak may mean drivers will be pushed past their limits. Scott Thomas's son Evan died two years ago when... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory. Medical officers of health and Canada's chief public health officer are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they're sick. Ottawa has put money into health... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on March 31, 2020: There are 7,448 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 3,430 confirmed (including 25 deaths, 1 resolved) _ Ontario: 1,706 confirmed (including 33 deaths, 431 resolved) _... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 15 hours ago
The Crown corporation will receive $40 million for a 30 per cent stake in an electricity plant in the Alberta oilsands.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
BEIJING - Nineteen people have died while fighting a raging forest fire in southwestern China and hundreds of reinforcements were sent to fight the blaze and evacuate nearby residents, officials and state media reported Tuesday. The area threatened by the fire in Sichuan province is thinly... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 17 hours ago
The University of Regina is allowing students to decide on a course-by-course basis how they will be graded on their courses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Allison Bamford reports on the four options the students are being given.

Global Regina - 1 day 17 hours ago
The University of Regina is allowing students to decide on a course-by-course basis how they will be graded on their courses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Allison Bamford reports on the four options the students are being given.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 17 hours ago
The University of Regina has announced four grading options for its students, in light of the unprecedented changes and considerable stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 17 hours ago
Municipalities across Saskatchewan continue to monitor an “increase” in waste due to COVID-19. Daniella Ponticelli has the details.

Global Regina - 1 day 17 hours ago
The Saskatchewan government is reporting its first two deaths due to complications from COVID-19. As Roberta Bell reports, the news comes as the total number of cases in the province reaches 176.

Global Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
The Saskatchewan Rattlers’ first crop of U SPORTS draft picks is excited to join the professional ranks once the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided. Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
"We are currently reviewing the offer and will provide a detailed synopsis for the membership soon," Unifor Local 594 said in a Facebook post Monday afternoon

Global Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
One family lawyer in Saskatoon says parents may be justified in breaking their custody orders, if they have a legitimate concern for their children's safety.

Global Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
More than 4,000 students signed a petition for the University of Regina to implement a pass-fail grading system for the winter semester.

Global Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
The University of Regina is allowing students to decide on a course-by-course basis how they will be graded on their courses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Allison Bamford reports on the four options the students are being given.

Global Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) said farmers lost about eight per cent of their income from the tax last year.

Global Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) said farmers lost about eight per cent of their income from the carbon tax last year.

Global Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
Three people are dead and a five-year-old girl is in critical condition in what Prince Albert police are calling a “serious incident” in the northern Saskatchewan city.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 19 hours ago
As spring hints at making its entrance, what should Saskatchewanians look for as signs that the province is winning or losing the battle against COVID-19? 

CTV Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
The University of Regina has released an outline of how students will be graded for the winter semester during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Global Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
Saskatchewan RCMP say one of their officers has tested positive for COVID-19 and will continue self-isolating.

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