Saskatoon News

Global Saskatoon - 54 min 48 sec ago
Saskatchewan is preparing for a double dose of viruses this fall — COVID-19 and seasonal influenza — and the province’s top doctor is placing extra importance on the flu shot. Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 hour 6 min ago
Max Craven's professional performing debut will happen alongside Broadway stars — even if he won't literally be next to them.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 hour 6 min ago
If any industry has held up reasonably well — and in some cases, very well — during the pandemic, it’s agriculture.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 hour 6 min ago
They didn't have to play.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 8 min ago
8:30 – This morning marks the second and final day of arguments as the Supreme Court of Canada hears the constitutional challenge against Ottawa’s carbon tax, a day many in Saskatchewan – including our provincial government and those in our agricultural sector... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 14 min ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A teenage singer from Lebanon this week became the latest to join a global pop band formed by Simon Fuller, the man behind the Spice Girls and "American Idol," which aims to transform young unknowns into internet superstars. That may seem a grandiose ambition during a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 14 min ago
NEW YORK - Nikky Finney has won the Wallace Stevens Award, a $100,000 lifetime achievement honour presented by the Academy of American Poets. Judges praised Finney, known for such collections as "Head Off & Split" and "Rice," for her "fierce moral conviction" and as a bard "for the African... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 2 hours 42 min ago
Mars will change the name of its Uncle Ben's rice products to Ben's Original and drop the logo depicting a Chicago head waiter as part of the company's previously announced plans to create a more inclusive brand.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 35 min ago
HALIFAX - The centre of post-tropical storm Teddy is expected to make landfall in eastern Nova Scotia this morning, delivering another round of strong winds and heavy rain to a province that has already had plenty of both. At 6 a.m. local time, the centre of the storm was about 70 kilometres... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 3 hours 43 min ago
Appeals courts in Saskatchewan and Ontario ruled in 2019 that the federal carbon tax legislation was constitutional, but in February of this year, the Alberta Court of Appeal said it was not.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 51 sec ago
MILAN - The Italian fashion industry is moving to inject optimism into luxury's dismal year, staging 23 live runway shows and 37 presentations during a hybrid live-digital Milan Fashion Week that aims to excite consumers and connect with the buying network. Fendi, Dolce&Gabbana and Blumarine... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 8 min ago
KYIV, Ukraine - President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus has assumed his sixth term of office in an inauguration ceremony that wasn't announced in advance. State news agency Beltra reported that Wednesday's ceremony is taking place in the capital of Minsk, with several hundred top government... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 44 min ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The first known direct commercial flight between Israel and Bahrain landed Wednesday in the island kingdom, just a week after it signed a deal alongside the United Arab Emirates to normalize relations. Flight data showed an Israir Airlines Airbus A320 landed at Bahrain... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 5 hours 47 min ago
Indigenous leaders, special interest groups and other provinces will have their say Wednesday, in trying to convince the Supreme Court whether or not the national price on pollution is constitutional.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 51 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 Sept. 23 ... What we are watching in Canada ...  How the Liberal government... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 6 min ago
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. EDT on Sept. 23, 2020: There are 146,663 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 68,617 confirmed (including 5,805 deaths, 59,450 resolved) _ Ontario: 47,752 confirmed (including 2,832 deaths, 41,342 resolved) _ Alberta: 16,889... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 6 min ago
FREDERICTON - The trial of a Fredericton man charged in the 2018 fatal shootings of four people resumes today after testimony was suspended last week.  Justice Larry Landry of the Court of Queen's Bench told the 12 jurors last Wednesday that the parties needed to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 40 min ago
BERLIN - The German hospital treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for poisoning said Wednesday that his condition improved enough for him to be released, and suggested a "complete recovery" from the nerve agent was possible. Navalny, 44, spent 32 days in treatment in Berlin's Charite... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 55 min ago
Tuesday's Games NBA Western Conference Final Denver 114 L.A. Lakers 106 (Lakers lead series 2-1) --- MLB American League Cleveland 5 Chicago White Sox 3 (10 innings) N.Y. Yankees 12 Toronto 1 Boston 8 Baltimore 3 Minnesota 5 Detroit 4 (10 innings) Houston 6 Seattle 1 National League Washington 5... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 8 hours 56 min ago
The Saskatchewan Rush addressed both their present and future with their seven selections in the 2020 National Lacrosse League draft.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 20 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Wednesday he has secured a majority in parliament to form a new government that is "strong, stable and formidable." Anwar said he has been granted an audience with the king but it has been postponed as the king is in the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 52 sec ago
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Jamal Murray had 28 points, 12 assists and two late 3-pointers to halt a Lakers charge, helping the Denver Nuggets to a 114-106 victory Tuesday night that cut Los Angeles' lead to 2-1 in the Western Conference finals. The Nuggets lost almost all of a 20-point lead in the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 23 min ago
BRADENTON, Fla. - It's been a crazy 48 hours for the Seattle Storm and it was only fitting that their WNBA playoffs series opener had a wild finish. Alysha Clark's putback at the buzzer lifted the Storm past the Lynx 88-86 on Tuesday night in the first game of the semifinal series. Seattle... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 10 hours 33 min ago
The Saskatchewan Rush addressed both their present and future with their seven selections in the 2020 National Lacrosse League draft.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 11 hours 21 sec ago
Alberta RCMP are currently searching for a Saskatoon man, who has been living in Galahad, Alta., and his girlfriend after the pair failed to return from a hiking trip.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 18 min ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Gerrit Cole limited the Toronto to five hits over seven innings in his final preparation for the playoffs, and Aaron Hicks drove in three runs in a 12-1 rout over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night. Cole (7-3) struck out seven and walked none, inducing 11 ground-ball outs and 14 swings... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 13 min ago
BRADENTON, Fla. - A'ja Wilson had 29 points, seven rebounds and a career-high seven blocks to lead the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces past the Connecticut Sun 83-75 on Tuesday night to even the best-of-five playoff series at 1-1. Wilson converted a three-point play with 1:03 remaining to break a tie at... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 13 hours 16 min ago
A Saskatoon woman is reminding people to check on their loved ones during the pandemic - especially those living at long-term care homes.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 13 hours 19 min ago
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is notifying the public that an individual who tested COVID-19 positive visited a gym when the individual was likely infectious.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 45 min ago
OTTAWA - The federal ethics watchdog has dismissed Conservative allegations of conflict of interest involving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's chief of staff and her husband. Ethics commissioner Mario Dion says the allegations are "speculative" and do not provide "a factual basis to support the... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 14 hours 11 min ago
APAS hopes the new research can find solutions to improve internet and cell phone connections across the province.

Global Saskatoon - 14 hours 18 min ago
Health officials performed over 800 tests for the novel coronavirus in Saskatchewan schools last week, according to the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA).

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 14 hours 30 min ago
Saskatoon police and firefighters are responding to a suspicious package that was delivered to VIDO-Intervac earlier this afternoon.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 14 hours 32 min ago
Premier Scott Moe says harsher penalties could be coming for people who blatantly ignore pandemic public health rules if more COVID-19 cases are linked to big gatherings.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 15 hours 1 min ago
Uncertainty dominated discussion earlier this month as more than 20 inmates sat staggered apart in Besnard Lake Correctional Camp near La Ronge.... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 15 hours 2 min ago
Two men accused in connection with the with death of an inmate at Saskatchewan Penitentiary have been found not guilty of second degree murder.

Global Saskatoon - 15 hours 1 min ago
Michael Robertson maintains he was acting in self-defence when he stabbed and killed Rocky Genereaux in 2015.

CTV Saskatoon - 15 hours 4 min ago
The province announced on Tuesday it will be increasing testing in Saskatchewan.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 15 hours 4 min ago
Saskatchewan RCMP reported Tuesday that an investigation spanning more than eight months has resulted in a second-degree murder charge in connection with the death of a man on the Onion Lake Cree Nation.... Read more