Saskatoon News

Global Saskatoon - 1 hour 3 min ago
After canning sports competitions and severely limiting practices last November, the Saskatchewan government is loosening restrictions for some athletes.

Global Saskatoon - 1 hour 15 min ago
Ryan Townend with William Joseph Communications joins Global News Morning to discuss cause marketing, and how companies can attach themselves with a cause to improve their relationship with customers.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 22 min ago
WASHINGTON — Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved coronavirus vaccine in an effort to expand supply more quickly, a Biden administration official confirmed Tuesday. The announcement comes as the White House looks to speed the production of the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 41 min ago
LONDON — A British newspaper publisher said Tuesday it plans to appeal against a judge’s ruling that it invaded the privacy of the Duchess of Sussex by publishing parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father after her 2018 marriage to Prince Harry. The former American actress Meghan Markle,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 52 min ago
8:30 – According to Blacklock’s Reporter, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau misled Canadians about the country’s state of readiness in preparing to reopen the economy. Blacklock’s Reporter has obtained internal emails that show Trudeau on Tuesday, June 9 said federal... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 2 hours 45 min ago
More information needed on vaccination plan... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 2 hours 50 min ago
Ken Grey insists he's not exaggerating when he calls the elements that prompted him to resign as leader of the Saskatchewan Progressive Conservative Party "terrifying."... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 2 hours 50 min ago
Within the span of five months, Kimberly Squirrel's siblings have lost her and both their parents.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 2 hours 49 min ago
Against a backdrop of major automakers building factories in Ontario to produce electric vehicles, and the growing public eagerness to move away from fossil fuels, Saskatchewan is making slow progress in tackling a $4-billion, long-term cleanup bill that is the legacy of decades of oil and gas... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 27 min ago
VANCOUVER — Essential workers who are more likely to contract and transmit COVID-19 should be prioritized for immunization with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine now that a national panel is not recommending it for seniors, two experts say.Caroline Colijn, a COVID-19 modeller and mathematician at... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 35 min ago
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 2 ... What we are watching in Canada ... VANCOUVER — Experts say a national vaccine panel's recommendation against... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 50 min ago
OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is expected to say this morning precisely how bad a year the Canadian economy suffered in 2020. Preliminary estimates from late January suggested the economy suffered its worst year on record with contraction of 5.1 per cent last year, which would be the worst decline in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 50 min ago
VANCOUVER — A lawyer for a group of British Columbia churches that are challenging the province's COVID-19 rules is scheduled to resume his arguments today that the restrictions violate his clients' charter rights. Paul Jaffe told the B.C. Supreme Court on Monday that provincial health officer Dr.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 50 min ago
OTTAWA — A majority of Canadians believe Ottawa will follow through on its plan to provide enough COVID-19 vaccine doses for everyone who wants a shot by the fall, a new poll suggests. Fifty-six per cent of respondents are confident the federal government can buy enough vaccine to ensure... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 50 min ago
OTTAWA — Canada's new testing and quarantine rules for international air travellers appear to have convinced even more Canadians to stay put in recent weeks. Most Canadians had been heeding the government's plea not to travel outside the country, with or without the new restrictions. Weekly... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 50 min ago
EDMONTON — Asmaa Ali says slurs about her hijab and the colour of her skin have become so frequent she doesn't report them to police anymore. Whether she's running errands or on her way to work as a nurse at an Edmonton hospital, the 23-year-old Somali-Canadian says she's always... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 38 min ago
HONG KONG — A court hearing for 47 democracy activists charged under Hong Kong's national security law resumed Tuesday, following a marathon session that was adjourned well past midnight after one defendant appeared to collapse and was taken away in an ambulance. The court is weighing whether to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 11 min ago
Two Nigerian nurses were attacked by the family of a deceased COVID-19 patient. One nurse had her hair ripped out and suffered a fracture. The second was beaten into a coma. Following the assaults, nurses at Federal Medical Centre in the Southwestern city of Owo stopped treating patients, demanding... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 12 min ago
TOKYO — Two Americans suspected of helping former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn skip bail and escape to Lebanon in December 2019 have been extradited to Japan. Michael Taylor and his son Peter had been held in a suburban Boston jail since May. They were handed over to Japanese custody on Monday and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 14 min ago
PHILADELPHIA — When she first arrived in Albany to work as a legislative aide in 2013, New York Assembly Member Yuh-Line Niou had lawmakers grab her buttocks, suggest she and her boss were “a hot duo” who should have sex, and peer into her office to check her out for a “hot or not” list. Niou, then... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 15 min ago
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission is coming before a Senate panel for his confirmation hearing at a moment when a roiling stock-trading drama has spurred clamour for tighter regulation of Wall Street. Gary Gensler, a chairman of the Commodity... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 40 min ago
GUSAU, Nigeria — Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the northwestern Zamfara state have been released, the state’s governor said Tuesday. Zamfara state governor Bello Matawalle announced that 279 girls have been freed. Gunmen abducted the girls from the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 34 min ago
Monday's GamesNHLOttawa 5 Calgary 1Carolina 3 Florida 2 (OT)Vancouver 4 Winnipeg 0Toronto 3 Edmonton 0Vegas 5 Minnesota 4 (OT)St. Louis 5 Anaheim 4San Jose 6 Colorado 2---AHLSyracuse 4 Rochester 3Toronto 4 Manitoba 2---NBADallas 130 Orlando 124Philadelphia 130 Indiana 114Denver 118 Chicago 112New... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 35 min ago
NASHVILLE — When frantic messages started trickling in that a tornado had hit a beloved music venue in Nashville, Mike Grimes told himself it couldn't possibly be that bad. Could Basement East really be destroyed? Just hours before, the club Grimes co-owns had hosted a benefit concert for... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 13 min ago
EDMONTON — Michael Hutchinson earned his sixth career shutout, and the Toronto Maple Leafs blanked the Edmonton Oilers 3-0 on Monday.  Hutchinson stopped all 31 of the shots he faced as the Leafs (17-4-2) shutdown Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and their teammates for a second straight game.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 23 min ago
NEW YORK — Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration's response to the exploding pandemic last year. Now, the Democratic governor is struggling through a sexual harassment scandal that'... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 23 min ago
WASHINGTON — FBI Director Chris Wray is set to testify for the first time since the deadly Jan. 6 deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, with lawmakers likely to press him on whether the bureau adequately communicated with other law enforcement agencies about the potential for violence that day.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 24 min ago
LIMA, Peru — Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is on trial for his role in a 1990s government program in which many Indigenous women in poor communities say they were forcibly sterilized, and some died or suffered serious injuries because of infection. The judicial process led by Judge... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 25 min ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president has dismissed his former ambassador to Brazil after she was seen on video physically abusing a Filipino member of her household staff. President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday night he had approved a recommendation to fire Marichu Mauro, revoke her... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 25 min ago
NEW YORK — CNN host Chris Cuomo told viewers Monday that he “obviously” couldn't cover the stories surrounding his older brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has been accused of sexual harassment by three women. The prime time host addressed the topic immediately at the start of his show, which... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 31 min ago
WASHINGTON — Democrats' hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill seemed all but dead Monday as the Senate prepared to debate its own version of the House-passed aid package. Four days after the chamber’s parliamentarian said Senate rules forbid... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 31 min ago
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A Cambodian court has convicted and sentenced the exiled leader and eight senior members of the country's banned opposition party to more than 20 years in prison, effectively barring them from ever returning home. The decision made by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court late... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 30 min ago
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose televised coronavirus briefings won plaudits last spring, is now fighting for his political life amid accusations of sexual harassment, bullying and undercounting virus deaths connected to the state's nursing homes. Here's a look at the trio of challenges faced by... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 33 min ago
CANBERRA, Australia — Police on Tuesday ruled out investigating an unnamed Australian Cabinet minister over an allegation that he raped a 16-year-old girl more than 30 years ago. The decision by New South Wales state police adds pressure on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to establish an independent... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 59 min ago
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Monday March 1, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 66,691 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,949,643 doses given. The provinces have administered doses at a rate of 5,144.275 per 100,000. There were... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 12 min ago
WINNIPEG — The Vancouver Canucks scored three first-period goals and Thatcher Demko made 27 saves in a 4-0 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night at Bell MTS Place.Nate Schmidt, J.T. Miller and Nils Hoglander scored early as the Canucks (9-14-2) ended the Jets' four-game winning streak.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 27 min ago
Nick Robertson had a goal and an assist, Alex Galchenyuk picked up a helper in his first game with the Marlies, and Toronto held on to beat the Manitoba Moose 4-2 on Monday in American Hockey League play.Teemu Kivihalme added a pair of goals including and empty netter and Adam Brooks also scored... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 36 min ago
OTTAWA — Drake Batherson scored a pair of goals for the Ottawa Senators in a 5-1 win Monday over the visiting Calgary Flames. With seven goals in his last six games, the 22-year-old Batherson matched the franchise record held by Jason Spezza for the longest goal streak. Colin White, with an empty-... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 11 hours 56 min ago
Saskatoon police officials say they have arrested a man who barricaded himself inside a north side apartment Monday.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 17 min ago
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:30 p.m. ET on Monday March 1, 2021. There are 870,033 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 870,033 confirmed cases (30,430 active, 817,586 resolved, 22,017 deaths).*The total case count... Read more