Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili has promised $10 million to support student mental health should he become premier this fall. Half of that money would be used to hire 50 mental health nurses for schools across the province. The province would work with school divisions on the rest of the funds,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
Satellite pictures show Arctic sea ice is at its second-lowest level in more than four decades. And scientists say they believe the defining feature of life in northern waters could shrink even further before the melt season is over. The U.S.-based National Snow and Ice... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
A driver trying to catch a ferry is lucky to be alive after his vehicle nearly ended up in the river. On Saturday at 11:15 p.m., Warman Fire and Rescue and Corman Park Police responded to a call about a vehicle that drove off a cliff. The vehicle ended up rolling down the South Saskatchewan River... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Broncos star receiver Courtland Sutton will miss the rest of the season after tearing his left ACL in Denver's 26-21 loss at Pittsburgh on Sunday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
HALIFAX - Court documents released today describe the violence a Nova Scotia mass killer inflicted on his father years before his rampage as well as the gunman's growing paranoia before the outburst of killings. Fifty-one-year Gabriel Wortman took 22 lives on... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
Within a few years, Saskatoon and Regina will each be home to a $15 million urgent care centre, the province announced Monday.

CTV Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
Mayor Michael Fougere is calling on the federal government to set up the Canada Water Agency in the city, as well as bolster Regina’s trade industries.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 19 hours ago
Saskatchewan's Liberal Party is trying to prepare for the October provincial election after the unexpected resignation of the party's... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
OTTAWA - The Public Health Agency of Canada is getting a new president as the country heads into the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has tapped Iain Stewart, currently head of the National Research Council of Canada, to take over the role. Last week, the federal... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
PARIS - Michael Lonsdale, a giant of the silver screen and theatre in France who worked with some of the world's top directors in an acting career that spanned 60 years, died on Monday, his agent said. He was 89. From his role as villain in the 1979 James Bond film "Moonraker" to that of a French... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
VICTORIA - B.C. Premier John Horgan is meeting with Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin today amid speculation he will call a provincial election. Horgan has called an 11 a.m. news conference following the meeting with the lieutenant-governor. A statement from Horgan's press secretary says the premier... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
Saskatchewan Health Minister Jim Reiter said urgent care centres in Regina and Saskatoon will ease pressure on emergency rooms.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 19 hours ago
A Saskatoon city council candidate says he is getting tested for COVID-19 after attending two events with the president of the Metis Nation–Saskatchewan, who tested positive for the virus.... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili announced on Monday that the party would make investments in children’s mental health should it form government this fall.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
TORONTO - Bob Nevin, a fan favourite who won two Stanley Cups with the Toronto Maple Leafs before a successful run as captain of the New York Rangers, has died. He was 82. Nevin died early Monday, according to the NHL. No cause of death was given. Nevin, from South Porcupine, Ont., came to the... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 20 hours ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's carbon tax is going on trial Tuesday. The Supreme Court of Canada is set to hear appeals in three separate cases to determine if the federal carbon-tax legislation is constitutional or if it encroaches unacceptably on areas of provincial jurisdiction.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
MONTREAL - The COVID-19 pandemic appears to be gaining steam across Eastern Canada as Ontario and Quebec report a surge in infections. Health authorities in Quebec reported 568 new COVID-19 cases today, a jump of more than 100 compared with Sunday, while Ontario's numbers ... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 20 hours ago
The price of new homes in Canada jumped by the biggest amount in more than three years last month, because of sky high costs for building materials during the pandemic.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Americans' household wealth rebounded last quarter to a record high as the stock market quickly recovered from a pandemic-induced plunge in March. Yet the gains flowed mainly to the most affluent households even as tens of millions of people endured job losses and shrunken incomes. The... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 12:10 p.m. New Brunswick public health authorities are reporting two new cases of COVID-19. The new cases involve people in their 20s from the Moncton region. Officials say both cases are related to travel and are linked to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
ST-HUBERT, Que. - The RCMP say they're conducting an operation south of Montreal in connection with an envelope containing the poison ricin that was sent to the White House. The police force said Monday on Twitter the operation is occurring on Vauquelin Blvd. in St-Hubert, on Montreal's south... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope and supporters didn’t let the pandemic stop them from continuing the legacy. Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
OTTAWA - Ontario will be able to use its own carbon-pricing system for big industrial emitters after getting a green light from the federal government over the weekend. However Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says the nod of approval comes begrudgingly because Ontario’s proposal will... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
FRANKFURT - Shares in electric and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola plunged on Monday after the company's founder resigned amid allegations of fraud - just two weeks after signing a $2 billion partnership with General Motors. The company said late Sunday that Trevor Milton resigned and the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
FRANKFURT - The head of the European Central Bank says that the economy is rebounding but that the recovery remains uncertain, incomplete and dependent on containing the virus outbreak. ECB President Christine Lagarde told a joint meeting of parliamentary deputies from France and Germany on Monday... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
A semi rollover is causing traffic delays on Highway 1, east of the Pilot Butte overpass.

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 21 hours ago
Diane Bigeagle said she started a class-action lawsuit for families of missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW) because she was desperate to get answers. Bigeagle’s daughter, Danita Faith, has been missing since 2007.

CTV Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
Here’s what we know ahead of Saskatchewan’s next update on COVID-19 cases in the province.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Wash. - Mourners are streaming past the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in a tranquil show of respect for Ruth Bader Ginsburg.Across the street on Capitol Hill, however, a much less serene political battle is brewing over how to succeed the legendary high-court liberal. Ginsburg, only... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
PARIS - Canadians Steven Diez and Brayden Schnur advanced to the second round of men's qualifying at the French Open with wins on Monday. Diez, from Toronto, defeated Ilya Ivashka of Belarus 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. Schnur, from Pickering, Ont., downed Peru's Juan Pablo Varillas 6-1, 6-4. Diez next faces... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 21 hours ago
The Moose Jaw Police Service is warning people in the city there’s a chance they could bump into a cougar today.... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
Gwen and Alexandra Taralson are being given a unique experience to reconnect with their great aunt who was murdered.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
TORONTO - After a wave of demonstrations against racial injustice around the world, the International Olympic Committee is in talks with athlete groups about potentially easing protest bans at the Olympic Games. But the majority of Canadian Olympic athletes surveyed believe that protests... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 22 hours ago
Police in Moose Jaw are warning residents about a cougar sighting early Monday morning.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
A cougar was spotted crossing a front yard in Moose Jaw early Monday morning. The big cat was captured by a doorbell camera shortly after midnight at a home in the 900 block of James Street. Moose Jaw police went to the area but could not find the animal. Conservation officers will be searching the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
Saskatoon police are asking the public for help locating Tera Gulbranson. The 46-year-old was last seen at a home in the 300 block of Camponi Place in the Fairhaven neighbourhood sometime between September 16th and 17th. Police say they are concerned for her safety as she may be in a vulnerable... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
Gormley, Monday, September 21, 2020 w. guest host Drew Remenda 8:30 – Parliament resumes on Wednesday with the speech from the throne and a confidence vote, and some believe Trudeau may use it to introduce a massive economic overhaul. Meanwhile, Canada... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
OTTAWA - The federal Liberals plan to spend $1 billion over the next six months so cities and other housing providers can keep people from becoming homeless. The rapid-housing funds can be used to buy properties being sold because of the COVID-19 pandemic, or to build new modular units. The... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 23 hours ago
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News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
BERLIN - On the day the FIFA president warned about a lack of competition in club soccer, Bayern Munich started the German league by scoring a whopping eight goals. The Bavarian club routed Schalke 8-0 Friday and it could have been more but for a slew of missed chances. After half an hour, Bayern... Read more

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