Saskatchewan News

Sask. auditor says excessive sick days drive up cost of health care

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:00
Saskatchewan's auditor says the government needs to do more to cut down on sick leave by employees.
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Riders sign contract extension for head coach and GM Chris Jones

CTV Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:31
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced that they have extended the contract of head coach and general manager Chris Jones by a year.

RBC projecting Sask. economy to rebound in 2018 and 2019

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:30
The outlook for Saskatchewan's economy is looking good, according to RBC's economic forecast.
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Multi-million dollar distillery coming to Regina

CTV Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:15
A new distillery is coming to Regina and the project is expected to create a number of jobs.

Hoarse trade: Why experts say Trudeau is wasting his breath debating deficits with Trump

Metro - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:11
Economists say the backroom bickering between Trudeau and Trump about whose trade deficit is bigger isn't just irrelevant— it's utterly futile. Here's why.
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Sentencing hearing for teen who killed 6-week old baby continues in Saskatoon

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:30
The teenager who murdered a six-week old baby while the child's family was sleeping nearby is expected to learn her fate this week.
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Justin Trudeau's Liberals win byelections again where it matters most

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:11
The Conservatives picked up support in three of four byelections, but the Liberals won the kind of seat that will decide the next federal election in 2019.
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Homemade guns built for less than $20 are 'up close and personal' weapons present in Saskatchewan

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:00
The homemade firearms can be built in an hour for under $20. Despite this the weapons are rare in Saskatchewan, as often there are already illicit means to find a gun.
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Saskatoon fire department battles blaze at former nightclub

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 06:22
A large number of firefighters were busy spraying down a former nightclub on 33rd Street Tuesday morning.
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700 grams of doda, a powdered opiate, seized at Saskatchewan-U.S. border

Global Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 06:00
A B.C. man is accused to trying to smuggle doda, a powdered opiate, across the Saskatchewan-U.S. border.

Painter turns to digital art following neuromuscular disease diagnosis

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 06:00
A painter from Luseland, Sask., started Laycock Digital Art, a pet portrait company, after she was diagnosed with an autoimmune neuromuscular disease that is causing her to go blind and lose mobility.
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Grieving Saskatoon mom urges all to 'start taking responsibility' and keep drunk drivers off the road

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 05:00
There is a new campaign against drinking and driving, but it's not coming from the police or from Saskatchewan Government Insurance. Instead this urgent plea is coming direct from the broken heart of a Saskatoon mother.
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Conservative Rosemarie Falk wins Battlefords-Lloydminster byelection

Global Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 04:55
Despite a recent visit by Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Rosemarie Falk won the Battlefords-Lloydminster byelection.

Child care costs in Canada rising faster than inflation: report

Global Regina - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 04:26
The Liberals have vowed to make child care affordable for those who need it and can't afford it.