Saskatchewan News

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 9 hours ago
Two youth have been charged with what police say are “numerous firearms related offences” after a house was hit with numerous shots in Saskatoon’s Pleasant Hill neighbourhood. Police say... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is finally ending America's shutdown standoff, but diving headlong - virtually in the same breath - into a national emergency that’s widely expected to trigger a fresh constitutional crisis. Even as he approves a funding bill to avoid a second... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
OTTAWA - BlackBerry is getting $40 million in federal funding to help it develop technologies for self-driving cars. The company is putting $300 million of its own money into the initiative, expected to create 800 jobs over the next decade at BlackBerry’s campus in the Ottawa... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
A father who allegedly killed his 11-year-old daughter while the two were supposed to be celebrating the girl’s birthday is in police custody and will soon be facing charges in her death, officers west of Toronto said Friday. Peel regional police Const. Danny Marttini said Roopesh... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 9 hours ago
Here’s a compilation of the StarPhoenix’s editorial cartoons from the past week.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
OTTAWA - Jody Wilson-Raybould would still be justice minister if it wasn’t for the resignation of former Treasury Board president Scott Brison, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday, downplaying suggestions she was moved for not giving into political arm-twisting.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfil his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump said he will use executive powers to bypass Congress, which approved far less money for his proposed wall than he had... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 9 hours ago
A report by Deputy Minister to the Premier Cam Swan has found vendor-sponsored travel by public sector employees met learning and development and procurement requirements.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfil his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump said he will use executive powers to bypass Congress, which approved far less money for his proposed wall than he had... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 9 hours ago
Saskatchewan children and families played a major role in the design and the functionality of Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital. All patient rooms are single rooms, where children and their families can enjoy complete privacy and a homelike atmosphere.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 9 hours ago
Naaman Roosevelt is returning to the Saskatchewan Roughriders. It was announced Friday, that the 31-year-old international slotback signed a one-year deal with the Riders. 3DownNation reported on Thursday that Roosevelt’s contract is worth $165,000, plus incentives. Roosevelt is heading into his... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 9 hours ago
MONTREAL - The federal government has issued a new advisory for Haiti, saying Canadians should avoid all travel to the Caribbean country as it works to get out citizens trapped there. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters in Ottawa Friday the government is deeply concerned... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 10 hours ago
All-Star kicker Brett Lauther has signed a one-year contract extension with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is finally ending America's shutdown standoff, but diving headlong into what's expected to trigger a fresh constitutional crisis - virtually in the same breath. Trump is declaring a national emergency in order to secure billions of dollars for his... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 10 hours ago
City police have arrested a man and a woman in connection to an assault and robbery which occurred early Thursday morning. At roughly 3 a.m., officers were called... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
REGINA - The Saskatchewan Roughriders have re-signed all-star kicker Brett Lauther to a one-year extension, keeping him with the club through 2020. The native of Truro, N.S., was named a West Division all-star last year after nailing 54 of 60 field-goal attempts for a 90 per-cent success rate, the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
LIVERPOOL, N.S. - The Scotties Tournament of Hearts isn’t the only big curling event in Nova Scotia for the next week. The Queens Place Emera Centre in Liverpool, N.S., will be hosting the world junior championships, while the national women’s championship takes place at the same... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
Chicago police say local media reports that allege the attack against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax are unconfirmed. The reports surfaced late Thursday as detectives were questioning two “persons of interest” who were captured on surveillance cameras in the area... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
NEW YORK - Fashion Week has ended in New York, leaving a trail of sequins and feathers, worn-out stilettos and blisters and traffic jams. But sometimes, fashion feels good: there were some moments of genuine, happy emotion. Here are a few feel-good moments of the week: __ BARRY IN THE HOUSE No... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
ATLANTA - The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage says he didn’t talk about his British citizenship before because he didn’t want to get deported. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was interviewed by ABC’s “Good Morning America... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
NEW YORK - So, Regina King walked into a 99-cent store. And what’d she get? A prophecy on her life. No joke. King was shopping around - “sometimes people will say, ‘You at the 99-cent store?’ I like a bargain too” - when a woman walked up to her with something of... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 10 hours ago
In this week’s episode of the Docket, Bre McAdam details the sentencing of Northwoods Inn and Suites’ owner John Pontes. Pontes was found guilty of groping... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Jody Wilson-Raybould would still be the justice minister in his cabinet if it wasn’t for the resignation of former Treasury Board president Scott Brison. Trudeau, who made the remarks in Ottawa this morning, says Brison... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 10 hours ago
A convoy making its way from Alberta to Ottawa travelled through White City on Friday morning.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
WASHINGTON - What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. Proposing “economic transformation” to combat climate... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
Chicago police said Thursday night that local media reports that the attack against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax are unconfirmed. The reports surfaced as detectives were questioning two “persons of interest” who were captured on surveillance cameras in the... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 11 hours ago
Protesters heading to Ottawa to air political grievances with the federal government are rolling through Saskatchewan. On Thursday night, a crowd gathered outside Moose Jaw to support the convoy. Al Church with Yellow Vests Moose Jaw said that although some articles in the past have described... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
MIAMI, Man. - A rural Manitoba school division says it is investigating after a gym teacher posted a photo to Facebook showing him holding a sign insulting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The photo was taken after an event attended by Conservative MP Candice Bergen at the kindergarten to... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
After receiving numerous complaints about being disturbed by Amber Alerts related to a murdered 11-year-old child, Peel regional police are urging people to have some perspective.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
BRAMPTON, Ont. - A father who allegedly killed his 11-year-old daughter while the two were supposed to be celebrating the girl’s birthday is in police custody and will soon be facing charges in her death, officers west of Toronto said Friday. Peel regional police Const. Danny Marttini... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
On that frantic morning, TK Huff was calm. The 71-year-old amputee sat in his wheelchair, pointing a garden hose at what quickly became the deadliest wildfire in California history. Nobody knew at the time, early on Nov. 8, how bad it would be. When his family called at 7:15 a.m., Huff said he... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
NEW YORK - Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine’s Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company’s anti-union stance. With millions of jobs and a bustling... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Redblacks have re-signed American receiver Dominque Rhymes to a one-year deal. The 25-year-old Miami native has spent the past two seasons in Ottawa. Last season, Ryhmes caught 22 passes for 303 yards and a touchdown. He has 522 receiving yards in 19 career games in the CFL for... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown. But a new confrontation has been ignited - this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billions of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
CARACAS, Venezuela - A month into Venezuela’s high-stakes political crisis, President Nicolas Maduro revealed in an Associated Press interview that his government has held secret talks with the Trump administration. He also predicted he would survive an unprecedented global campaign to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Despite President Donald Trump’s tough talk on trade, his administration has granted hundreds of companies permission to import millions of tons of steel made in China, Japan and other countries without paying the hefty tariff he put in place to protect U.S. manufacturers... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
BRAMPTON, Ont. - The father of an 11-year-old girl allegedly killed while out celebrating her birthday is in police custody and will soon be facing charges in his daughter’s death, officers said Friday. Peel regional police Const. Danny Marttini said Roopesh Rajkumar is en... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 11 hours ago
Thousands of kilometres removed from this place, Jason Baerg created artworks inspired and informed by his home province of Saskatchewan. Sesesiw/Yellow Legs is the result, and it’s on view now at Neutral Ground in Regina,... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
A man who was stabbed in the neck in a Moose Jaw home was able to restrain the suspect until police arrived.

CTV Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
Five Saskatchewan judges have reserved their decision on the constitutionality of a federally imposed carbon tax after two days of hearings in Regina.

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