Saskatchewan News

Saskatchewan premier says province will also table oil-ban bill

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:02
Scott Moe tweets that if fuel tanks start running dry on the West Coast, Saskatchewan won’t be stepping in to fill them up.
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Île-à-la-Crosse robotics club places at Skills Canada competition

paNOW (Sask) - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:00
By Bryan Eneas The Rossignol High School robotics club is becoming a force to be reckoned with. Students in the Île-à-la-Crosse club had a strong showing at Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Sumobot challenge, placing second at the Skills Canada Provincial Competition in Regina April 13. “We were pretty pleased, to say the least,” Dave Dalton, the math and science teacher who runs the club said about the silver medal. ... Read More
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Residential school survivor pens open letter to Pope after pontiff's decision not to apologize

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:00
Residential school survivor Bernice Daigneault wrote an open letter to Pope Francis on March 30 after he decided last month not to apologize for the Catholic Church's role in the schools.
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Stabbing of Regina cab driver 'a wake up call,' says union

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:54
A union representing taxi drivers in Saskatchewan is calling for safety shields in vehicles.
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Saskatchewan premier says his province will also table oil ban bill

CTV Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:51
Premier Scott Moe says Saskatchewan will join Alberta in a fight with B.C. over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by introducing its own legislation on oil exports.

Charlie Clark to deliver Saskatoon's annual State of the City address

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:17
Charlie Clark will deliver his second State of the City address to a crowd at TCU Place at noon on Tuesday.
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Winter weather returns to Saskatchewan

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:42
Snow fell on Saskatoon Tuesday morning. Winter weather is still expected to hit other central and south central parts of the province.
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More information on Sask. pot shops to be released Friday

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:36
The Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming says more information will be released on marijuana store applicants later this week.
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Rural region in B.C. on evacuation alert as threat of flooding rises

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:20
The alert means residents should be prepared to leave immediately if an evacuation order is issued.
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SUMA, SARM urge municipalities to prepare for legalized cannabis

paNOW (Sask) - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 08:00
By Charlene Tebbutt The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association and Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities are urging municipal representatives across Saskatchewan to prepare for the legalization of cannabis. Both SUMA and SARM were among organizations across the country that worked with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to research and develop an informational guide to legalization. The federal government is expected to make cannabis legal in Canada in the coming months, and both SUMA and SARM are urging municipalities to be prepared. ... Read More
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Spring blast of winter for parts of Saskatchewan

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 07:25
Parts of Saskatchewan are under a special weather statement for up to 10 centimetres of snow.

4 Broncos to be mourned today at Edmonton memorial

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 07:08
A memorial is to be held Tuesday for four players with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team who called the Edmonton area home.
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Woman awaiting sentencing for cocaine trafficking charged again with cocaine trafficking

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:58
A Saskatoon woman was arrested April 13 and charged with cocaine trafficking, more than a year after she was first charged with cocaine trafficking in August 2016.
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Gerald Stanley pleads guilty to gun charge

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:52
Gerald Stanley, found not guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Colten Boushie, pleads guilty to unsafe storage of an unrestricted firearm. Meaghan Craig reports.

Charlize Theron’s tasty endorsement on Hot Ones gives Hamilton hot sauce company a boost

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:46
Theron’s video has racked up 3.4 million views since it debuted five weeks ago, making it the most popular clip of the season. The effect led right back to Dawson’s sauce. Dawson’s Hot Sauce creator says sales are up 10 times from this time last year.
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'I'm going to play for them': Surviving Humboldt Broncos centre says he won't give up the game

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:25
Instead of spending his days at hockey practise, Brayden Camrud is now attending all the funerals for his Humboldt Broncos teammates and the others who perished in a collision with a semi that killed 16 people.
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Trudeau to wrap up French visit with National Assembly speech before flying to U.K.

Metro - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:07
Trudeau’s National Assembly speech is expected to touch on the rise of nationalism, populism and xenophobia.
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Celebration of life in Edmonton honours 4 Humboldt Broncos players

Global Regina - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:00
A celebration of life will be held in Edmonton on Tuesday afternoon, to honour the lives of four Humboldt Broncos players killed in a devastating bus crash a little over one week ago.

SGI works toward more online sales with $3M stake in tech-focused Alberta broker

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 05:00
Saskatchewan Government Insurance is set to acquire a $3 million stake in an Alberta-based online insurance broker in an effort to develop its own online technology.
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