Saskatchewan News

Regina Rec League players voice concerns over field safety

Global Regina - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:13
Some Regina Rec League players are speaking out over safety concerns regarding the condition of the fields.

Saskatchewan MP 'hopeful' bill marking Indigenous Peoples Day a holiday passes

CTV Regina - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:47
A Saskatchewan MP isn't giving up in her bid to make National Indigenous Peoples Day a statutory holiday.

Pump Roadhouse shooter receives 7-year prison sentence

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:46
The man who shot and injured two people at the Pump Roadhouse in 2016 was handed a prison sentence at a Regina court on Wednesday.
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Broncos coach honoured with NHL community hero award

paNOW (Sask) - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:45
By CKOM News Staff The NHL awards in Las Vegas Wednesday night became a reunion of sorts for the survivors of the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy. Ten of the 13 people injured in the April 6 crash gathered on stage in their Humboldt Broncos jerseys. After a video about the crash and their recovery played the Broncos fallen coach, Darcy Haugen became the first recipient of the Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award. His widow Christina Haugan accepted the award on his behalf. ... Read More
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Most crops at normal development stage: Saskatchewan Agriculture

Global Regina - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:38
While most crops are at normal stages of development, the lack of rain is a concern in some areas of Saskatchewan.

Canada's definition of beer could be changing

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:15
Federal officials are proposing changes to national beer standards that would widen the number of ingredients permitted in a pint and force brewers to list every ingredient on a can or bottle. Even the Canadian definition of "beer" would change.
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Majority of province’s crops in normal development stages

CTV Regina - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:15
The majority of pulse crops, cereals and oilseeds are at normal development stages for this time of year, according to the province’s crop report.

What's Happening NOW for June 21, 2018

paNOW (Sask) - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:00
By paNOW Staff Reporter Bryan Eneas and News Director Glenn Hicks discuss the reaction to a recent story on school dress codes. Some feel students should be prepared for the workforce, while others say students should be able to dress how they like. ... Read More
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Identifying paving scams in Saskatchewan

Global Regina - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:45
Warning signs of a paving scam include high pressure sales tactics or being required to put down a substantial down payment.

Beware of door-to-door driveway repair scams: province

CTV Regina - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:09
The province is urging consumers to beware of door-to-door driveway repair scams.

Cannabis bill receives Royal Assent

CTV Regina - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 08:53
The federal government's legislation to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana has received Royal Assent, meaning the bill has officially passed Parliament.

Sask. Health Authority reviewing policy after tainted roast served at care facility

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 08:16
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is reviewing policy and procedures after powdered hand cleaner was used to season roast beef at a Carrot River care facility last month.
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Researchers searching for child graves near abandoned Saskatchewan residential school

CTV Regina - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 08:10
Researchers are attempting to uncover a dark chapter of Canada’s history, using ground-penetrating radar to determine how many students may have been buried in unmarked graves near Saskatchewan’s last remaining residential school.

Celebrate National Indigenous People's Day in Sask.

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 07:55
Thursday is National Indigenous People’s Day and there are many events happening in Saskatoon, Regina and elsewhere in Saskatchewan. Here’s how you can get involved in the celebrations.
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More funding needed for 'inadequate' coroner’s system

paNOW (Sask) - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 07:51
By Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff Dozens of recommendations are being made to improve Saskatchewan’s coroner’s system with everything from new positions and new committees to speeding up toxicology results and having a plan around mass casualties. The external review was called in November by the government in order to restore public confidence in the coroner’s office after a legal matter involving Saskatchewan’s chief forensic pathologist. In all, 44 recommendations are being made by former Saskatoon Police Chief Clive Weighill, who compiled the report looking into the Office of the Chief Coroner. ... Read More
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