Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
BRAMPTON, Ont. - The father of an 11-year-old girl found dead after being the subject of an Amber Alert is heading back to a Toronto suburb to face charges in her death. Peel Regional Police Const. Danny Marttini says Roopesh Rajkumar was arrested by provincial police more than an hour... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
8:30 – Premier Scott Moe joins the show to give his take on the province’s constitutional challenge against the federal carbon tax, which was heard this week in Regina. After two days of arguments Wednesday and Thursday, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal reserved its... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
Four stories in the news for Friday, Feb. 15 --- TRUDEAU TO FACE NEW QUESTIONS ON SNC-LAVALIN  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to face a fresh round of questions on the SNC-Lavalin controversy today when he makes an appearance at a ... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
After only four lessons as a kid, Maurice Drouin was told he’d never play the piano. That failed to stop him from becoming a professional pianist. He played for the first time at about 10 years old, when his father bought a piano. “He bought it for my sister, not for me,” Drouin said. “... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
Saskatoon is in the midst of a historic cold snap that hasn’t been seen in more than 80 years, but people throughout the city continue to fight the... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
A considerable portion of Valentine’s Day was spent waiting for the Saskatchewan Roughriders to announce sweetheart deals. As of press time for this best-selling edition of the Regina Leader-Post, the team had signed seven players since the CFL’s free-agency period began Tuesday. So here, in... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
The name Wayne Bergeron might not ring a bell for your average person, but for a group of Regina university students he’s the Mr. Incredible of the trumpet world. This week, University of Regina music students had the chance to attend masters classes, an artist talk and perform with Bergeron... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
Among the more germane points carbon tax opponents made before the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal on Wednesday was a rather simple and somewhat... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
Unfortunately for Zach Collaros, he is an expert on player safety in the CFL. The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ quarterback was on the receiving end of two hits to the head that resulted in him missing playing time during the 2018 season. The first took place during a pre-season game against the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
VANCOUVER - Russell Teibert can’t wait to get back to training with his Vancouver Whitecaps teammates - even if the field is covered with snow. A wintry weather system left the ‘Caps turf covered in a thick blanket of white this week, but the sight is nothing new for the 26-... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 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. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal that calls for an “... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 14 hours ago
An extreme cold warning for most of southern and central Saskatchewan has now ended.

Global Regina - 1 day 14 hours ago
When it comes to decriminalizing all drugs, Canadians aren't quite there yet, says the executive director of the Angus Reid Institute.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 14 hours ago
Citizens watch carefully as government budgets come together, anxious to see where tax rates will land. While tax rates get the headlines, there is another way that agencies raise funds, and that is through fees. Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that these fees also take dollars directly out of... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 14 hours ago
Saskatoon is in the midst of a historic cold snap that hasn’t been seen in more than 80 years, but people throughout the city continue to fight the... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 14 hours ago
A good old-fashioned Canadian political scandal is underway, and no one knows if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will emerge unscathed. It began with a Globe and Mail report regarding alleged attempts by the Prime Minister’s Office to improperly influence... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 14 hours ago
Event listings are a free, community service offered by Bridges. Listings will be printed if space permits. Submission deadline is two weeks before the publication date. Please send submissions to bridges@... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 14 hours ago
Haskaps (Lonicera caerulea edulis) have gone through many incarnations: they’ve been called blue honeysuckle, sweetberry honeysuckle, and honeyberries. The earliest Canadian selections were made by George Bugnet, a French novelist and early plant breeder who homesteaded west of Legal... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 14 hours ago
As we remain in the thick of winter here in Saskatchewan, it can be difficult to not let the cold temperatures, icy roads, dry skin, and general misery of the season get you down. I fully admit that I am one of those people who shun the outdoors no matter how many layers are layered on. I’m fine... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 14 hours ago
A woman is raped and murdered in Saskatoon. A Regina teen is sent to prison for a crime he didn’t commit. The real killer won’t be held responsible until decades later. This is the harrowing story of the killing of Gail Miller, and the wrongful conviction of David Milgaard. The full episode... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 15 hours ago
Global Saskatoon and Global Regina feature a viewer submitted photo for Your Saskatchewan daily on Global News Morning, Global News at 6 and Global News at 10.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 15 hours ago
For many, that dreaded time of year has passed — Valentine’s Day. Now, we can safely go back outside and enjoy what the winter brings us. Here are some options: 1 — Do you like the roar of monster trucks? The Ram Motorsports Spectacular returns to the city Friday night at SaskTel Centre.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
Four stories in the news for Friday, Feb. 15 --- TRUDEAU TO FACE NEW QUESTIONS ON SNC-LAVALIN  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to face a fresh round of questions on the SNC-Lavalin controversy today when he makes an appearance at a ... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to face a fresh round of questions on the SNC-Lavalin controversy today when he hands out some money to a technology firm. Trudeau will be in the Ottawa suburb of Kanata to announce $40 million of federal money for BlackBerry,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - Battered, bruised and playing on the second night of a back-to-back, it would have been understandable if the youthful Vancouver Canucks gave up ground in their surprising playoff push. Instead, the Canucks found a way to beat the Los Angeles Kings. Elias Pettersson and Brock... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - An 11-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her father and subject of an Amber Alert on Thursday night has been found dead at a home west of Toronto, police said. Peel regional police issued the alert at 11 p.m. Thursday, several hours after 41-year-old Roopesh... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
LAS VEGAS - Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews registered his 100th career NHL point in Las Vegas. The third-year sensation notched another milestone Thursday night on the famed Las Vegas Strip. Matthews scored two goals, including the 100th of his career, to lead the Maple Leafs to a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser scored in a shootout after Adam Gaudette tied it up with 1:38 remaining in the third period to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Pettersson and Boeser also scored in regulation for the Canucks, who had... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
Thursday’s Games NHL Florida 3 Calgary 2 (SO) Detroit 3 Ottawa 2 Colorado 4 Winnipeg 1 Nashville 3 Montreal 1 Toronto 6 Vegas 3 Vancouver 4 Los Angeles 3 (SO) N.Y. Islanders 3 Columbus 0 Tampa Bay 6 Dallas 0 Chicago 5 New Jersey 2 St. Louis 4 Arizona 0 Washington 5 San Jose 1 — NBA... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
Thursday’s Games NHL Florida 3 Calgary 2 (SO) Detroit 3 Ottawa 2 Colorado 4 Winnipeg 1 Nashville 3 Montreal 1 Toronto 6 Vegas 3 Vancouver 4 Los Angeles 3 (SO) N.Y. Islanders 3 Columbus 0 Tampa Bay 6 Dallas 0 Chicago 5 New Jersey 2 St. Louis 4 Arizona 0 Washington 5 San Jose 1 — NBA... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Vince Loschiavo scored twice and Todd Scott made 31 saves as the Edmonton Oil Kings edged the Moose Jaw Warriors 3-2 on Thursday night in Western Hockey League action.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 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. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal that calls for an “... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Police west of Toronto say an 11-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found dead after she was allegedly abducted by her father. Peel regional police issued an Amber Alert for Riya Rajkumar at about 11 p.m. Thursday after she was not returned to her... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 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. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal that calls for an “... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
NASHVILLE - Pekke Rinne and Viktor Arvidsson gave Nashville more of the same Thursday night. A little extra from newcomer Brian Boyle helped make the difference. Rinne stopped 34 shots, Arvidsson and Boyle scored, and the Nashville Predators beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 to snap a three-game... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited - this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
WINNIPEG - Semyon Varlamov was relieved to finally leave the ice with a good taste in his mouth. The Colorado goalie made 24 saves and captain Gabriel Landeskog scored his team-leading 30th goal of the season as the Avalanche ended their season-high eight-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 22 hours ago
A police investigation is underway after the father of an 11-year-old girl, who was found dead at a home west of Toronto, was arrested more then 130 km from where he allegedly abducted her.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
DETROIT - Andreas Athanasiou got the Detroit Red Wings’ offence going, and Jimmy Howard backed it up. Athanasiou scored twice, including a penalty shot, and Jimmy Howard made 40 saves in his 500th game to lead the Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Frans... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 22 hours ago
A torrid third-quarter run powered the University of Regina Cougars women’s basketball team to a 71-51 Canada West playoff victory over the University of Victoria Vikes on Thursday. Regina trailed by two points at halftime, but then went on a 24-2 run en route to winning the opener of a best-... Read more

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