Saskatchewan News

CTV Regina - 1 day 17 hours ago
A Regina woman is facing a $2,800 fine for breaking the provinces public health order on gathering sizes.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 17 hours ago
A man who was told to leave a downtown-area store because he didn't have a mask on later returned with a knife and threatened employees, say Regina police.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 17 hours ago
A $2 million family healing and wellness centre is scheduled for construction on Muskowekwan First Nation.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 17 hours ago
Charlie Clark defeated his rivals in virtually every neighbourhood across the city while securing a commanding victory in the race to become Saskatoon's next mayor earlier this month.... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 17 hours ago
Three men's hockey teams in southern Saskatchewan have had COVID-19 outbreaks, according to the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
The country's chief public health officer is advising Canadians that to limit the spread of COVID-19, they should go out only for essentials. Dr. Theresa Tam says the number of people experiencing severe cases of COVID-19 is continuing to rise, putting a strain on health-care services and forcing... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
Saskatoon police are looking for a suspect after a shot was fired at a home early Wednesday morning. In a release, police say at about 12:30 a.m., officers were sent to a multi-unit dwelling in the 3700 block of Fairlight Drive. Initial reports stated the home had been shot at while the residents... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
NEW YORK - Jawan M. Jackson recently got to do something he's been yearning to do for months - sing and dance again with his Broadway cast. Jackson is one of the stars of "Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations" and he reunited with castmates for the first time since theatres... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
OTTAWA - The Liberal government says it will bring in a bill on one-game sports betting, five years after a previous attempt died in the Senate.The legislation on the House of Commons notice paper would amend Criminal Code provisions around gambling on single games of football, hockey and other... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
OTTAWA - The Liberal government says it will bring in a bill on one-game sports betting, five years after a previous attempt died in the Senate.The legislation on the House of Commons notice paper would amend Criminal Code provisions around gambling on single games of football, hockey and other... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 18 hours ago
Saskatoon's mayor is offering mixed messages on the city's role in stopping the spread of COVID-19.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 18 hours ago
Nolan Maier has been making up for lost hockey time.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Bold, fast and utterly unpredictable, Maradona was a master of attack, juggling the ball easily from one foot to the other as he raced upfield. Dodging and weaving with his low centre of gravity, he shrugged off countless rivals and often scored with a devastating left... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
It will be Friday at the earliest before the Saskatoon Food Bank reopens to the public.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 18 hours ago
A University of Saskatchewan-led team says it has cracked the genetic code for 15 different kinds of wheat — a development that could "usher in a new era for wheat discovery and breeding," says the project lead.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
BERLIN - German media giant Bertelsmann said Wednesday that its Penguin Random House division is buying rival Simon & Schuster, in a mega deal that will likely reshape the U.S. publishing industry. Penguin Random House, already the number one American publisher, will buy the New York-based firm... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
A man in Regina has been charged with assault with a weapon after he was told to wear a mask at a store.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 19 hours ago
Health officials have declared the latest Saskatchewan care home outbreak at Saskatoon's Oliver Lodge, a seniors' facility housing more than 100 residents.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
OTTAWA - The Canada Games Council has adjusted age requirements to allow a similar cohort of athletes to compete in the Niagara 2022 Summer Games as would have been eligible in 2021. The Games, held every four years for Canada's top young athletes, were pushed back to 2022 earlier this year because... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 19 hours ago
An NHL legend from Manitoba is honouring an NHL pioneer from Saskatchewan and the path he cleared for First Nations people dreaming of the big league.

Global Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
Saskatchewan RCMP said it seized a significant amount of cocaine during a search of a home in North Battleford.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 11 a.m. Quebec is reporting 1,100 new COVID-19 cases and 28 more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus, including 12 that occurred in the past 24 hours. Health authorities said today the number of hospitalizations remained... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumers increased their spending by a sluggish 0.5% last month, the weakest rise since April, when the pandemic first erupted, and a sign that Americans remain wary with the virus resurging across the country and threatening the economy. The October gain reported Wednesday by... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
OTTAWA - Irwin Cotler, a former Liberal cabinet minster and long-time advocate for human rights, has been appointed Canada's first special envoy for Holocaust remembrance and combating anti-Semitism. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is announcing the appointment today, saying Jewish communities in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
Two cases of COVID-19 have been identified at Dr. Martin LeBoldus Catholic High School. In a media release Wednesday morning, the Regina Catholic School Division said the school will remain open, but “impacted classrooms” have been closed until Dec. 4. The students from those classes... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
With COVID-19 case numbers in Saskatchewan on the rise, the provincial government is expected to add more new restrictions Wednesday. Premier Scott Moe and Dr. Saqib Shahab, the province's chief medical health officer, are to hold a media conference at 3 p.m. Moe and Shahab were slated to provide... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
With COVID-19 case numbers in Saskatchewan on the rise, the provincial government is expected to add more new restrictions Wednesday. Premier Scott Moe and Dr. Saqib Shahab, the province’s chief medical health officer, are to hold a media conference at 3 p.m. Moe and Shahab were slated to... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 20 hours ago
There has been positive news about several potential COVID-19 vaccines over the last week, but Saskatchewan health experts say there is still little known about them and that a solid distribution plan still needs to be created.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
OTTAWA - Bloc Qubcois Leader Yves-Franois Blanchet is blasting the prime minister's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, calling Justin Trudeau's pledge that vaccines will start to arrive in the coming months "unacceptable." Trudeau sought to reassure Canadians yesterday even as he acknowledged that... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran state TV says Tehran has released detained British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert in exchange for three Iranians held abroad. The state TV report offered no further details Wednesday. Moore-Gilbert was a Melbourne University lecturer on Middle Eastern studies when she... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
Premier Scott Moe (via video) and Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab, are to provide a COVID-19 update on Wednesday at 3 p.m. Listen live here.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 20 hours ago
Six classrooms at Dr. Martin LeBoldus Catholic High School have been temporarily closed after two people at the school tested positive for COVID-19.... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Saskatchewan officials will bring forward “further measures” to slow the spread of COVID-19 at a press conference on Wednesday.

CTV Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Saskatchewan officials will bring forward “further measures” to slow the spread of COVID-19 at a press conference on Wednesday.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
Canadian auto racer Raphael Lessard has signed a part-time deal with GMS Racing for the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. The contract will see the 19-year-old native of Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, Que., compete in 12 races, with Lessard's team seeking funding for the other 10 events on... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - K-pop band BTS has earned its first Grammy nomination, a long-awaited feat for the South Korean act that has been reshaping the global pop landscape with record-breaking songs and well-mobilized fans. Critics say the boy band's nomination Tuesday demonstrates its growing... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - The Weeknd angrily slammed the Grammy Awards, calling them "corrupt" after the pop star walked away with zero nominations despite having multiple hits this year. The three-time Grammy winner criticized the Recording Academy on Tuesday after he was severely snubbed despite having one... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
The Estevan Bruins have started a new chapter in the club’s history with a new head coach and general manager. Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 21 hours ago
Premier Scott Moe and Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab are expected to announce a new round of community restrictions on Wednesday afternoon.

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