Saskatchewan News

Regina family celebrates 100 years of giving to Salvation Army

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:52
A kind gesture to a soldier serving in the First World War has turned into a century of giving that has spanned generations and international borders.
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Sask. RCMP officers rescue car theft suspect close to diabetic coma from woods

Global Regina - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:14
Paramedics said a stolen vehicle suspect was minutes away from going into a diabetic coma when Saskatchewan RCMP officers retrieved him from the woods.

TSB finds majority of planes are not de-iced, ‘inadequate equipment’ in northern Canada

CTV Regina - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:12
In remote northern Canadian airports, a majority of pilots are unable to properly de-ice their planes, according to the Transportation Safety Board (TSB).

Truck veers off road in Nepal, killing at least 16 people

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:05
KATHMANDU, Nepal - A truck veered off a mountain road in Nepal on Friday, killing at least 16 people and injuring many others. Villagers were returning from a funeral and travelling in an open truck when it went off the roadway, police said

10 die of suspected food poisoning at Indian temple ceremony

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:00
NEW DELHI - Police say at least 10 people in southern India have died of suspected food poisoning after a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Hindu temple. A police official says another 32 people were hospitalized Friday after

Bowes hopes to encourage kids to try sports through “Lucy Tries Sports” series

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:00
TORONTO - Lisa Bowes imagined her storybook character “Lucy” as a compilation of many young girls. The freckled redhead who lived in Bowes’ imagination was a bit Pippi Longstocking. She was a bit of Bowes’ own daught

Lawsuit wins class action status over loss of support for mentally disabled at age 18

Metro - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:47
The lawsuit, which accuses the province of harm-causing negligence, seeks $110 million in damages. It also asks for a declaration that the government has failed adults assessed as eligible for help but who have instead been placed on indeterminate waiting lists.
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Served in Saskatchewan: Sherry’s on Grand

Global Regina - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:36
Fashion, flowers, finds, and fabulous food: You can truly find it all at this one-stop shop in Indian Head. This week on Served in Saskatchewan, we stop in at Sherry’s on Grand.

Hunting lodge offers space for Wounded Warriors

paNOW (Sask) - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:32
By Angie Rolheiser An exciting partnership for the Wounded Warriors Weekend Foundation in northeast Saskatchewan. The foundation has entered into an alliance with Gerald and Irene Purcell, who own Tobin Lake Trophy Adventures hunting lodge. "It's a reality, it's a dream come true, it's everything that we imagined it could be and more," Wounded Warriors Weekend Foundation Founder and CEO Blake Emmons said. ... Read More
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The Force of Art: Regina illustrator publishes Stars Wars droidography

Global Regina - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:31
A Regina illustrator recently completed a project that takes us to a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. Joel Hustak has published a fully-illustrated book, called ‘Star Wars: Droidography’, that outlines every droid in the galaxy.

Red Sox-Yankees to open with night game in London

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:30
NEW YORK - The World Series champion Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees will open Major League Baseball’s first series in Britain with a night game and conclude the next day in the afternoon. MLB said Friday that the June 29 game

Humboldt Broncos crash report could be used in semi driver's criminal case, says lawyer

CBC Saskatchewan - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:29
A report on the Humboldt Broncos crash released this week will be carefully examined by both sides involved in the criminal court case of the semi driver involved, says a Saskatoon lawyer.
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On the trapline: Saskatchewan’s fur trade

Global Regina - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:27
It’s an industry that’s hundreds of years old, and an integral part of Canada’s story. But the fur trade looks a lot different today, and while it’s faced its share of challenges over the years, it’s still standing stron