Saskatchewan News

Siblings of Humboldt Broncos crash victims stand together

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:23
Siblings of Humboldt Broncos Jaxon Joseph, Logan Hunter, Parker Tobin and Stephen Wack issue final statement at Rogers Place in Edmonton.

Experts warn Canada not immune to populism, despite Trudeau’s progressive rhetoric

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:23
Ekos Research and CP poll shows fewer than half of respondents expressed views that reflect an open-minded perspective of the world.
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‘We are entitled to justice’: Colten Boushie’s family speaks at United Nations forum

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:11
Family of Colten Boushie used the international stage of the United Nations to advocate for change in the Canadian criminal justice system.

‘The whole situation feels like a slap shot to the face’: Justin Wack

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:06
Stephen Wack’s brother Justin speaks about his older brother’s legacy.

Curtis Peck remembers friend Stephen Wack

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:01
urtis Peck, friend of Stephen Wack, says he’s struggled every day since the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, but that Stephen made him a better person.

RCMP says shootout with alleged taxi thieves was 'very close' for members

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:53
RCMP in Saskatchewan say shots were allegedly fired after police responded to a theft at a gas station in Lashburn, Sask.
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Budget watchdog pegs cost for national basic income at $76 billion

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:30
A government determined to institute the idea would have to decide what benefit programs to replace, the value of the benefit itself, and how to address some of the non-financial factors that affect poverty, said Mostafa Askari, the deputy parliamentary budget officer.
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RCMP car shot at least twice after shootout with hijacking suspects

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:28
The RCMP has released a photo of a cruiser with bullet holes in the windshield after a shootout with a stolen taxi near North Battleford over the weekend.

Smitty Kingston performs ‘Humboldt Strong’

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:23
Smitty Kingston performs “Humboldt Strong” at a celebration of life for Humboldt Broncos’ Jaxon Joseph, Logan Hunter, Parker Tobin and Stephen Wack at Rogers Place in Edmonton.

‘We are all part of Parker’s team’: Parker Tobin’s family friend Barb Potter

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:59
Barb Potter, family friend of Parker Tobin, reminds everyone they are part of Parker’s team and to remember the big beautiful smile and sense of humour Parker had.

Slippery roads leave vehicles backed up for 15 kilometres on Sask. highway

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:57
Snowy weather left traffic on a north-central Saskatchewan highway backed up for about 15 kilometres at one point today.

Liberal Quebec legislature member forced out of caucus amid sexual-harassment investigation

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:51
Yves St-Denis is accused of sending a sexually explicit photo in 2014 to a Liberal staff member, according to a report.
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Alberta limiting oil shipments expected to harm more than just B.C.

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:50
The Bill 12 legislation and the trade war escalation it might spark would damage Alberta and Canadian businesses and citizens, observers say.
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Moon, Venus to appear as beautiful duo Tuesday evening

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:29
If you happen to be lucky and have clear skies tonight, step outside and look west for a beautiful pairing.
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Calgary Flames fire head coach Gulutzan

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:21
The Calgary Flames have fired head coach Glen Gulutzan after two years with the club. Assistant coaches Dave Cameron and Paul Jerrard were also relieved of their duties.

Logan Hunter’s father has touching tribute to son

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:17
Logan Hunter’s father Lawrence Hunter reads touching eulogy to his son, in which he talks about his son’s favourite song: Country Road.

Follow the April 17 edition of Sask. question period live

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:45
Adam Hunter is at the Saskatchewan Legislature and will be tweeting live from question period during Tuesday's proceedings.
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Alberta defence lawyers demand boost to Legal Aid

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:39
The Criminal Defence Lawyers Association wrote an open letter to Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley in which they called the program “neglected and degraded.”
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Jaxon Joseph’s sister reads heartwarming speech

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:37
Jaxon Joseph’s sister Taylor reads a heartwarming speech to her big brother, who was killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash earlier this month.

‘Honour the memory of Jaxon… with a heartfelt hug’: Jaxon Joseph’s godfather

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:24
Jaxon Joseph’s godfather Bryan “Uncle Bry” Radmanovich asks people to honour Jaxon’s memory with a heartfelt hug.