Saskatchewan News

Alberta's plan to limit oil shipments could have big impact on rest of Canada: analyst

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:24
Gasoline prices as high as $2 per litre in British Columbia could be part of a wide range of consequences felt across Canada if the Alberta government makes use of legislation to limit the flow of key commodities from the province, predicts a leading petroleum industry analyst.

Paul Brandt sings ‘Small Towns and Big Dreams’ at Humboldt Broncos memorial

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:18
Country music star Paul Brandt performs “Small Towns and Big Dreams” at a celebration of life for Humboldt Broncos’ Jaxon Joseph, Logan Hunter, Parker Tobin and Stephen Wack at Rogers Place in Edmonton.

Humboldt cartoon stolen for T-shirt and chance for 'free cash'

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:57
Halifax editorial cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon recently drew a tribute for the Humboldt Broncos, which was soon being sold on T-shirts without his permission.
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SaskTel looking to divert unwanted cellphones from landfills

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:51
Over 106,000 cellphones have been diverted from landfills since Phones for a Fresh Start started in 2009.

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower expected to testify at House ethics committee

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:51
Christopher Wylie, the Canadian who blew the whistle on the Cambridge Analytica scandal, is expected to testify before the House Access to Information, Privacy, and Ethics Committee.

'We had buried her': Humboldt crash mix-up resonates with U.S. family who lived through similar experience

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:44
In 2006, Colleen and Newell Cerak were told that their daughter had died in a horrific crash on an Indiana interstate. But there was a mixup. Whitney Cerak was not dead. Whitney had been misidentified as another teenage girl, Laura VanRyn.
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Bishops push back on planned House of Commons motion seeking Papal apology for residential schools

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:43
The organization representing Catholic bishops in Canada is pushing back against a motion expected to be debated in the House of Commons this week calling on the Pope Francis to apologize for Indian residential schools.
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Regina Evening Weather Update: April 17

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:25
A look at the forecast for the evening of Tuesday, April 17, 2018 for Regina, Saskatchewan.

‘We love you’: Humboldt MP delivers touching tribute to Broncos in House of Commons

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:15
Kelly Block, the Member of Parliament who represents Humboldt, Sask., fought back tears and emotion as she delivered a touching tribute to the victims and community affected by the deadly bus crash.

Melting Arctic sea ice may be behind this year’s delayed spring: scientists

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:03
Some climatologists suspect the wintry surprises result from a chain of events that start with ice melting from vast stretches of Arctic Ocean.
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Free phone-in legal clinic held across Saskatchewan

paNOW (Sask) - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:00
By Charlene Tebbutt A free law phone-in clinic happening this week is connecting volunteering lawyers with people who need legal advice. The Saskatchewan branch of the Canadian Bar Association and Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan are teaming up for Free Law Day April 17 and 18. The event is held each year across the country to mark the signing of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. ... Read More
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Bill Boyd fined $35K, ordered to repair shoreline and protected grasslands

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:57
Bill Boyd was fined $35,000 and ordered to remediate damage to the shoreline and protected grasslands.

Survivor of Quebec mosque shooting says he now sees danger at every turn

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:55
Said Akjour told Alexandre Bissonnette’s sentencing arguments he missed eight months of work and still can’t work full-time.
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Sask. NDP says 'systematic changes' needed to curb surgical wait times

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:42
The Opposition NDP is calling on the government for more "innovations" to reduce the rising number of people waiting three or more months for surgery in the province.
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Former Sask. minister Bill Boyd hit with $35K fine for environmental charges

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:21
Former Saskatchewan minister of the economy and retired Kindersley MLA Bill Boyd has been fined a total $35,000 after pleading guilty to two charges relating to violations of wildlife habitat protection and environmental management laws.
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Facebook scandal leads to questions for federal parties

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:18
Privacy watchdog urges political parties to bring in rules for handling Canadians’ personal information.
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Bill Boyd fined after environmental violations on Eston property

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:17
Former Saskatchewan Party MLA Bill Boyd has been fined $35,000 after he pleaded guilty to environmental charges.

Attempted murder charges laid in targeted shooting in Lethbridge

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:12
Four people at a home in Lethbridge escaped injury when several shots were fired around 9:00 p.m. Sunday.
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1 dead after jet blows an engine; woman nearly sucked out

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:10
A Southwest Airlines jet blew an engine at 32,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window, setting off a desperate scramble by passengers to save a woman from getting sucked out. One person died and seven others were injured.

Your Saskatchewan – Regina: April 2018

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:04
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