Saskatchewan News

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 10 hours ago
A former associate with the Merchant Law Group is suing the firm and its principals for $1.25 million. Casey Churko alleges the company unilaterally changed his terms of employment, and didn't pay him for his work.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
MONTREAL - Six months late and millions of dollars over budget, Montreal’s new Samuel De Champlain Bridge opened to northbound traffic Monday morning, officially beginning the replacement of its crumbling but very busy predecessor. Federal Infrastructure Minister... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 11 hours ago
Lyle Lovett and his Large Band proved bigger can indeed be better in his Sunday night main stage performance at the Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
HALIFAX - A court fight over life insurance has revealed for the first time disturbing details about how former Canadian soldier Lionel Desmond fatally shot his mother, wife and daughter before taking his own life in the family’s home in rural Nova Scotia in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
Don’t look now, but the Ottawa Redblacks are 2-0. Many football prognosticators had tempered expectations for the defending East Division champions following a difficult off-season. Quarterback Trevor Harris, offensive lineman SirVincent Rogers and receiver Greg... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
A pair of billboards appealing to the heart of NBA free agent Kawhi Leonard now greet motorists driving in the Los Angeles area. The intent is to lure Leonard back to his southern California roots, specifically to join the Los Angeles Clippers. It’s the latest salvo in the war for Leonard... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
TADOUSSAC, Que. - Two people were seriously injured Monday when their car crashed into a Quebec ferry. The accident at the Tadoussac pier has cancelled ferry crossings to Baie-Sainte-Catherine until further notice. Sgt. Hugues Beaulieu of Quebec provincial police said the driver wasn't able to stop... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
Aviation experts are raising security and passenger safety concerns after a woman was left sleeping on a parked Air Canada aircraft with the lights turned off and crew gone. “It was just a total screw up,” said Ross Aimer, CEO of Aero Consulting Experts and a former airline... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 11 hours ago
Airline passengers in Saskatoon can now use Uber to travel to and from the city's airport.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
OTTAWA - The federal government will fund more than 100 projects to “honour the lives and legacies” of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, Gender Equality Minister Maryam Monself announced Wednesday. Funding for the commemorations will come from a $13-million fund... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
NEW YORK - Craving a Slurpee but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench? No worries. 7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will send a Slurpee or almost anything else carried by the chain to public places ranging from parks to beaches. The company told The Associated Press that... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
TORONTO - Prosecutors are seeking a new trial for a man who attacked uniformed personnel at a Toronto military centre three years ago, arguing he should be considered a terrorist even though he acted alone and mental illness rendered him not criminally responsible for his... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
VANCOUVER - British Columbia’s Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court ruling that struck down Canada’s solitary confinement law. The Appeal Court ruled unanimously that a law that allows for the prolonged and indefinite use of segregation in prison “offends the fundamental norms... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
VANCOUVER - Defence lawyers for a senior Huawei executive have asked Canada’s foreign affairs minister to stop the extradition process against their client, saying the request made by the United States was for political purposes, not legitimate law enforcement reasons.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
NEW GLASGOW, N.S. - An anonymous benefactor who secretly placed a $100 bill and an unabashed message of positivity in a Nova Scotia park has delighted and intrigued the town’s residents. The bill was taped to a New Glasgow, N.S., gazebo in a Ziploc bag with a note encouraging the finder... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
CONCORD, N.H. - The driver of a truck in a fiery collision on a rural New Hampshire highway that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide, and records show he was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving last month and in 2013. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
LONDON - Canada’s Bianca Andreescu has dropped out of Wimbledon because of an ongoing shoulder injury. The 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., Canada’s top-ranked women’s player at No. 25, withdrew from the French Open last month after winning her first match because of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
OTTAWA - Independent MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes says qualified black Canadians are being passed over for promotions to senior positions in the federal government due what she says are systemic racial barriers. Caesar-Chavannes, who is not running for re-election in October, used... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 12 hours ago
Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili is asking Premier Scott Moe if an investigation into Saskatchewan Party MLA Nadine Wislon will be sent to out-of-province Crown prosecutors.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
PARIS - Lamine Diack, once one of the most influential men in Olympic sport, has been ordered to stand trial in France for his alleged role in a system of corruption, extortion and doping coverups during his reign at the top of athletics. Diack was head of the IAAF for nearly 16 years.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
PASCAGOULA, Miss. - A historical marker has been placed near the river where two men in southern Mississippi said they were abducted by aliens in 1973. News outlets report the city of Pascagoula dedicated the marker Saturday at Lighthouse Park. Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker said they were on... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
OTTAWA - The federal infrastructure bank is going to put some money behind a few final, financially risky steps in Via Rail’s high-frequency rail project, sources say. The rail company wants to build a multibillion-dollar new network of dedicated passenger-rail lines in... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
After a month’s worth of rain falls in Saskatchewan, more is on the way in Saskatoon and Regina’s weather forecast. Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
Organizers say the 2019 edition of Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina saw a strong performance in domestic and international sales and leads generated.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
HALIFAX - A court fight over life insurance has revealed for the first time disturbing details about how former Canadian soldier Lionel Desmond fatally shot his mother, wife and daughter before taking his own life in the family’s home in rural Nova Scotia in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Riding a wave of widespread Italian enthusiasm to be an Olympic host, Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo won the vote Monday to stage the 2026 Winter Games. International Olympic Committee members voted 47-34 for the long-favoured Milan-Cortina bid over Stockholm-Are... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
Aviation experts are raising security and passenger safety concerns after a woman was left sleeping on a parked Air Canada aircraft with the lights turned off and crew gone. A friend recounted Tiffani Adams’s ordeal in a Facebook post, saying she fell asleep during a roughly 90... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
MONTREAL - The main federal party leaders are in Quebec today to celebrate the Fete Nationale, also known as St-Jean-Baptiste Day. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began his day in east-end Montreal, where he attended a local celebration with his family. Trudeau posed for photos and plunked down at... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
HALIFAX - A court fight over life insurance has revealed for the first time disturbing details about how former Canadian soldier Lionel Desmond fatally shot his mother, wife and daughter before taking his own life in the family’s home in rural Nova Scotia in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
CONCORD, N.H. - The driver of a truck in a fiery collision on a rural New Hampshire highway that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was arrested Monday morning at his home in West Springfield, Massachusetts, on a... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 13 hours ago
After a month’s worth of rain falls in Saskatchewan, more is on the way in Saskatoon and Regina's weather forecast.

CTV Regina - 1 day 13 hours ago
Many delegations are expected to make their cases regarding the redevelopment of the decommissioned Regent Par 3 golf course, at Monday’s City Council meeting.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Postal Service Creed covers rain, snow, heat and gloom of night, but it says nothing about snakes on a mailbox. One North Carolina postal worker who encountered that very thing said the mail delivery could wait until the snake was delivered elsewhere. The Charlotte Observer... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
OTTAWA - Gender Equality Minister Maryam Monsef says the federal government will fund more than 100 projects to “honour the lives and legacies” of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Funding for the commemorations will come from a $13-million fund Monsef unveiled today... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 13 hours ago
Water levels on the North Saskatchewan River are expected to increase by roughly 1.5 metres during the last week of June, according to the WSA.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
OTTAWA - A federal infrastructure financing agency is going to put some money behind a few final, financially risky steps in Via Rail’s high-frequency rail project, sources say. Two sources speaking on condition of anonymity because the details are not yet public say the Canada... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
CONCORD, N.H. - The driver of a truck in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists has been charged with seven counts of negligent homicide. The New Hampshire attorney general’s office says 23-year-old Volodymyr Zhukovskyy was arrested Monday morning at his home in West Springfield,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - A father accused in his son’s death has taken the stand in a southern Alberta courtroom where the man and his wife are accused of failing to get medical attention for the toddler. David Stephan and his wife, Collet, are charged with failing to provide the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
LONDON - It appears at least four Canadian men will be in the main singles draw at Wimbledon after Vancouver’s Vasek Pospisil announced he is ready to return from a back injury. In a tweet Monday with a photo of himself at the All England Club, Pospisil said “Wouldn’t... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 14 hours ago
Russell RCMP said the fatal collision took place Friday afternoon in the Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West when the off-road vehicle flipped due to steep terrain.

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