Saskatchewan News

Saskatchewan providing wildfire help to B.C., Ontario

Global Regina - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:32
Saskatchewan has sent aircraft and more than 100 fire personnel to battle blazes outside its borders.

Fredericton widow says she swore at Trudeau during condolence call

Metro - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:22
Widow of Donnie Robichaud, a civilian killed in last Friday’s shooting, said she was hurt the prime minister did not reach out to her family while in the city.
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Ministry contacting WestJet over outing of transgender passenger

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:21
Transportation Minister Marc Garneau has instructed his staff to contact WestJet after a passenger said one of the airline's gate agents outed her as a transgender woman to other passengers on her flight.
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Canada’s Brooke Henderson headlines the field for the CP Women’s Open

Global Regina - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:10
Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ont., will be joined by seven of the top 10 players on the LPGA Tour when the tournament begins Aug. 23 at Wascana Country Club in Regina.

Conference aims to help First Nations explore medical marijuana production

paNOW (Sask) - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:00
By Angela Brown Members of many First Nations attended a conference in North Battleford Thursday to find out more about the benefits of getting involved in niche markets such as medical marijuana production and how it could create more economic opportunites for Indigenous people ... Read More
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NDP MP behind bill for new stat holiday says no one told her Liberals planned to offer support

Global Regina - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:50
The MP pushing to make National Indigenous Peoples Day a stat holiday said she learned the government planned to support her when she read about it in the news.

Powwow dancer thanks stranger who returned lost regalia

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:47
A First Nation powwow dancer returned to Portage la Prairie, Man., this week to personally thank the man who returned his lost regalia.
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Regina woman says she and two kids were left without water in her home for 14 hours

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:24
Carla Henderson says she's upset the city didn't do more after what was supposed to be eight hours without water turned into fourteen.
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Today is Burgers to Beat MS Day at A&W

paNOW (Sask) - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:00
By Martin Martinson The A&W Burgers to Beat Multiple Sclerosis initiative first came to Saskatchewan in 2008, and is celebrating its 10th Anniversary today. When asked how the annual celebration initially came about, Neil Farmer, Vice President of Operations for A&W Canada said that partnering with the MS Society of Canada seemed like a natural fit due to the high number of Canadians affected by the disease. ... Read More
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Sarnia doctor ordered to pay nearly $700,000 over sexual assault

Metro - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:44
Dr. Syed Nasir Ali abandoned his appeal over his liability for the assault, but maintained that the amount of damages he had to pay was too high.
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Eating alone is the new norm and it could be harmful to your health

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:40
As more of us eat our meals alone, there are concerns about our mental and physical well-being.
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This gene prevents elephants from getting cancer and scientists are taking note

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:39
Elephants have one of the lowest rates of cancer in any mammal. Now, a new study from the University of Chicago reveals the elephant’s genetic secret and it’s inspiring new anti-cancer strategies in humans.
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Moose Jaw dissolves board of directors overseeing Mosaic Place amid 'personnel investigation'

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:21
The City of Moose Jaw has dissolved the board of directors that oversaw operations at Mosaic Place and Yara Centre.
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Public offering of Crown petroleum, natural gas rights generates $6.5M for Sask.

Global Regina - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:57
The provincial government says the Kindersley area was the primary focus for Crown petroleum and natural gas rights during August's public offering.

Regina man says dog shot by police officer wanted to play

CBC Saskatchewan - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:45
​On Wednesday, a Regina police officer shot a dog. Police say the officer felt threatened, but he dog's owner says the action was unwarranted.
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Woman in critical condition after Prince Albert, Sask. crash

Global Regina - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:40
A woman is in critical condition after the white sedan she was driving struck a light standard in Prince Albert.

Negotiations between CUPE Local 90 and the City of Weyburn have stalled

Global Regina - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:21
CUPE Local 90 has issued a written notice to the city along with the Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety, stating they have reached an impasse in negotiations.