Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. - This historic port city welcomed an unexpected early guest on Easter weekend: a sizable iceberg, a ridge of white framed between the hills of the Narrows leading into the city’s harbour. Visible from downtown, the photogenic ‘berg drew excited... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 10 hours ago
20 degree heat slips away with a risk of snow on the way in Saskatoon’s and Regina’s weather forecast. Peter Quinlan has more. Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
Toronto FC star striker Jozy Altidore apologized Monday for a post-game outburst in which he accused team president Bill Manning of letting his ego get in the way of player welfare. Altidore left Toronto’s 4-3 win over Minnesota in the 82nd minute Friday night, complaining of... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 10 hours ago
When he was young, Nolan Smallboy-Roan remembers watching with pride as his father danced in powwow after powwow. “When you’re a child and you see your parent out there, you feel good,” he said. “You feel a proud feeling … and you just want to get into it. You want to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 10 hours ago
SEATTLE - Looking back at her time as an early Microsoft employee, Melinda Gates said the brash culture at the famously tough, revolutionary tech company made her want to quit, but that she didn’t discuss it with her boyfriend, and later her husband, Bill Gates, the company CEO who... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 11 hours ago
The First Nations University of Canada hosted its 41st annual spring celebration powwow at the Brandt Centre in Regina over the weekend. Here’s a look at the powwow through the eyes of Leader-Post photographer Brandon Harder.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
DALLAS - All six people aboard a small plane died Monday when it crashed while preparing to land in central Texas, authorities said. The twin-engine aircraft went down just before 9 a.m. as it was approaching an airport in Kerrville, about 70 miles (110 kilometres) northwest of San Antonio,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka’s president gave the military sweeping police powers starting Tuesday in the wake of the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people, while officials disclosed that intelligence agencies had warned weeks ago of the possibility of an attack by the radical... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects accumulated distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content. The block... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
Talks between the CFL and its players on a new collective bargaining agreement will resume next Monday.

CTV Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
A man has died in a single vehicle rollover on a grid road, 30 kilometers west of Big River.

Global Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
A 24-year-old man was killed in a rollover on a grid road west of Big River, Sask.

Global Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
20 degree heat slips away with a risk of snow on the way in Saskatoon and Regina's weather forecast.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
TORONTO - Talks between the CFL and its players on a new collective bargaining agreement will resume next Monday. Both the league and CFL Players’ Association confirmed they’ll meet Monday and Tuesday in Toronto. They last met April 9 in Vancouver to conclude two... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 11 hours ago
A man in Saskatoon was rescued by firefighters after he was found unresponsive in a burning apartment suite. Fire crews responded Monday around 7 a.m. to a 911 call about a burning suite and a person possibly trapped inside at an apartment building at 124 Avenue P South, according to Saskatoon fire... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - Canadians are expected to learn late Tuesday whether the cradle of Confederation is going to give birth to the country’s first version of proportional representation. Alongside an election to pick a provincial government, voters will be asked to answer the question... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
Canadian rock legends Tom Cochrane and April Wine are co-headlining the Queen City Ex on Aug. 1 in Regina.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
Toronto FC president Bill Manning is downplaying a post-game outburst by Jozy Altidore, saying his star striker didn’t have all the information concerning the absence of a valued trainer. Altidore left Toronto’s 4-3 win over Minnesota in the 82nd minute, complaining of hamstring... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
OTTAWA - Canada’s war in Afghanistan ended five years ago, but the price of that effort continues to grow. Newly revealed figures show the number of veterans from the war in Afghanistan receiving federal support for mental-health conditions nearly doubled between March 2014 and March... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
NEW YORK - News organizations are going to court in hopes of pulling back the curtain on Harvey Weinstein’s next court appearance in his sexual assault case. The organizations, including The Associated Press and The New York Times, are filing court papers on Monday that argue New York... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
The Saskatchewan government included funding in the 2019-20 budget to replace the swimming pool at Buffalo Pound provincial park.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
TORONTO - Connor Brown and the Maple Leafs sent all the right messages ahead of Game 7 last year. He insists this time they actually mean it. Toronto heads into the finale of a back-and-forth Eastern Conference quarterfinal with the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night with a firm... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
PORAC, Philippines - A strong earthquake killed three people and trapped at several others Monday in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage, officials said. Mayor Condralito dela Cruz of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
PONTEFRACT, United Kingdom - Late tries by Andrew Dixon and Matty Russell lifted the Toronto Wolfpack to a 23-14 win over Featherstone Rovers in Betfred Championship rugby league play Monday. Dixon’s sixth try of the season, in the 75th minute, saved the day for Toronto (10-1-0), which... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
MOSCOW - The president-elect of Ukraine does not have a political record that foreign governments and companies can search for clues. For now, a 51-episode TV sitcom might offer the clearest view of what kind of leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy will be. Zelenskiy, a career comedian, foretold his... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 12 hours ago
REGINA — Many pharmacies across Saskatchewan are not stocking the abortion drug Mifegymiso and one expert says its availability is tied to the province’s lack of coverage. The two-pill abortion medication has become a source for debate in Saskatchewan as its Ministry of Health considers... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels killed hundreds of people, a dramatic reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content. The block on social media... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
Buffalo Pound Provincial Park will welcome a new swimming pool next summer.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
STAVANGER, Norway - Canada’s Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant improved to 3-0 at the world mixed doubles curling championship with a 9-0 win over Belarus on Monday. Winnipeg’s Peterman and Gallant, of St. John’s, N.L., scored points in all six ends played against Tatsiana... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 12 hours ago
A 19-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in Regina’s second homicide of 2019. Jayshree Isiah Joel Apooch has been charged in connection with the death of 49-year-old Shaun Napoleon Watcheston, according to a Monday news release from the Regina Police Service. Watcheston was taken... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
PORAC, Philippines - A strong earthquake killed three people and trapped at several others Monday in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage, officials said. Mayor Condralito dela Cruz of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
FREDERICTON - People who live along New Brunswick’s Saint John River are being advised to remain on alert as water levels rise in the coming days. About 120 soldiers from Canadian Forces Base Gagetown have been dispatched to help residents cope, while sandbag stations have been set up across... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 12 hours ago
Some say Asian demand for oilsands products will magically appear if only we build a pipeline to tidewater, a kind of Hollywood-inspired “build it and they will come” supply-side economic argument (see comments to... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
A Regina 19-year-old initially charged with attempted murder has had his charge upgraded to first-degree murder.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
Tuesday night’s Boston Bruins-Toronto Maple Leafs contest marks the fifth Game 7 in history between the Original Six rivals. Like the four previous Game 7s, the 2019 series finale will be played in Boston. All four so far have featured third-period comebacks. Here’s a look at the Game 7... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 13 hours ago
A 19-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a man on April 10.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
FREDERICTON - People who live along the New Brunswick’s Saint John River are being advised to remain on alert as water levels rise in the coming days. About 120 soldiers from Canadian Forces Base Gagetown have been dispatched to help residents cope, while sandbag stations have been set up... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
PORAC, Philippines - A strong earthquake killed two people and trapped at least eight others in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage, officials said. Mayor Condralito dela Cruz of... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 13 hours ago
Many pharmacies across Saskatchewan are not stocking the abortion drug Mifegymiso and one expert says its availability is tied to the province's lack of coverage.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
LONDON - The youngest child of Prince William and his wife Kate is about to celebrate his first birthday. Prince Louis will mark the milestone Tuesday. He is fifth in line to the throne, behind his grandfather, Prince Charles, his father Prince William, his brother Prince George and his sister... Read more

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