Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
Newly released transcripts show that a grand jury investigating the police suffocation death of Daniel Prude last year in Rochester, New York, voted 15-5 not to charge the three officers involved in his restraint of a criminally negligent homicide charge sought by prosecutors. That was the only... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
HALIFAX — The options for Canadians planning to pay their respects to Prince Philip during his funeral Saturday will be largely limited to small gatherings in front of TV or computer screens. Thanks to pandemic protocols, there will be no mass get-togethers — except online. But there is every... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
The federal government, the provincial government and the City of Saskatoon united Friday to announce more than $102 million in funding for 11 infrastructure projects. Major projects include green infrastructure that will upgrade drinking water and sewer systems, sidewalk expansions and a new solar... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Growing up on a farm as a hockey-loving kid in Saskatchewan, the knowledge that players like Gordie Howe had made the journey from that province to the NHL gave Patrick Marleau belief that he could one day follow that same path. The Aneroid product has done far more than just... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. housing construction rebounded strongly in March to the fastest pace since 2006 as home builders recovered from an unusually frigid February that shut down projects. Builders began construction on new homes and apartments at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.74 million units... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 23 hours ago
A Saskatoon microbiologist is calling on health officials to better prepare for the future of COVID-19.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Growing up on a farm as a hockey-loving kid in Saskatchewan, the knowledge that players like Gordie Howe had made the journey from that remote province to the NHL gave Patrick Marleau belief that he could one day follow that same path. Marleau has done far more than just make it... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
One day after receiving his COVID-19 vaccination, Premier Scott Moe says now is the time to start talking about the pandemic’s endpoint. Premier Scott Moe gets his... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 days 3 min ago
OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee is reversing a decision to wrap up its investigation into sexual misconduct in Canada's military. Earlier this week, the Bloc Quebecois had joined Liberal members of the defence committee in voting to conclude their investigation and begin preparing their... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 days 4 min ago
HALIFAX — Two East Coast premiers say they're opposed to sharing their vaccine supplies with harder-hit provinces but are willing to consider lending other medical support. Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin said today the national vaccine rollout should continue on a per-capita basis. He says any... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 2 days 24 min ago
An injection of cash from the federal, provincial and city governments will help move 11 green infrastructure and "COVID-19 resilience" projects forward in Saskatoon, including enhancements to the Meewasin Trail and construction of the delayed utility-scale solar power plant east of Montgomery... Read more

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