Saskatoon News

Global Saskatoon - 4 hours 52 min ago
Possibility of thunderstorms to end off the week. Peter Quinlan with all the details in your SkyTracker weather outlook for Thursday, August 13.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 58 min ago
The race for the Ward 3 council seat is heating up early in the municipal campaigning season. Nick Sackville announced his candidacy for the vacant seat on Thursday. Ward 3, which covers nine different residential communities including Blairemore, Fairhaven and Pacific Heights, is an open race... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 42 sec ago
Rural and urban classrooms in Saskatchewan’s 27 school divisions don’t always share the same issues, but as they plan for the fall there is common ground - the COVID-19 pandemic. The provincial government is asking divisions to curate plans based on... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 5 hours 10 min ago
Robel Mirach says he feels the public school division has excluded students from conversations about returning back to school.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 10 min ago
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Serena Williams came back and won the last four games to beat her older sister, Venus, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a hard-hitting, back-and-forth, second-round matchup at the Top Seed Open on Thursday. It was the 31st meeting of their careers -- 22 1/2 years after the first. After their... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 45 min ago
The Government of Saskatchewan announced 27 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday - including 22 from communal living settings. Of the 166 active cases in the province, 95 are in communal living situations. "The Saskatchewan Health Authority continues to work closely with Hutterite communities... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 47 min ago
The Government of Saskatchewan announced 27 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday - including 22 from communal living settings. Of the 166 active cases in the province, 95 are in communal living situations. "The Saskatchewan Health Authority continues to work closely with Hutterite communities... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 5 hours 58 min ago
A Regina judge is to hear a request from the Saskatchewan government today for the removal of a young man's teepee from the legislature's lawn.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 10 min ago
INDIANAPOLIS - There is not much the owner of a backcountry skiing and hiking vacation company in Canada can do with a lifetime of racing knowledge after he has walked away from a championship-winning career. Cole Pearn abruptly retired at the end of last year's NASCAR season after helping build... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 11 min ago
Growing up, Devon Kerr drew attention from both sides of the border for her goalkeeping skills. A dual citizen, the Canadian-born Kerr chose Canada and played in the 2014 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica. But opportunities dried up after that and when U.S. Soccer reached out again, she... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 10 min ago
NEW YORK - Even mock elections require wall-to-wall coverage, so when Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine set out to document Texas' Boys State, the week-long summer camp of civics simulation run by the American Legion since 1935, they hired seven cinematographers to stay close to a handful of the 1,100... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 16 min ago
Bianca Andreescu will not defend her title at the U.S. Open after opting out of the Grand Slam later this summer in New York. The Canadian made the announcement on Thursday. Andreescu hasn't played a match since suffering a knee injury last October. Andreescu says she has to focus on her match... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 28 min ago
ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday said he's dropping a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta in a dispute over the city's requirement to wear masks in public and other restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Kemp had sued Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City Council. The... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 6 hours 37 min ago
Saskatchewan health authorities say there are 27 new coronavirus cases in the province, with 166 active cases and 1,325 total recoveries.

CTV Saskatoon - 6 hours 59 min ago
A new lottery to ensure safety for families facing domestic violence – including their pets – is running for the second year.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 58 min ago
LOS ANGELES - Chris Evans became the most politically prickly "Avenger" a few years back with withering tweets about President Donald Trump and his Republican supporters. But the "Captain America" actor is staying relatively quiet during this presidential campaign. He wants to amplify the voices of... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 7 hours 7 min ago
A 39-year-old man is facing charges after assaulting a member of the Bike Unit following a traffic stop on Tuesday evening, Saskatoon police say.

CTV Saskatoon - 7 hours 12 min ago
A PhD student from Poundmaker Cree Nation is the recipient of the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 14 min ago
TORONTO - Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien is in hospital after suffering chest pains following Wednesday night's playoff series opener against the Philadelphia Flyers. General manager Marc Bergevin says associate coach Kirk Muller will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 15 min ago
Toronto has been shortlisted as one of eight candidate cities to host the 2026 Gay Games XII. Toronto is up against Auckland, New Zealand; Brisbane, Australia; Guadalajara, Mexico; Munich; San Diego; Taipei, Taiwan; and Valencia, Spain. The deadline for cities to deliver their main bid books... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 7 hours 18 min ago
Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien was rushed to hospital after suffering from chest discomfort following Wednesday night's game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 46 min ago
A Regina charity that assists the homeless is cutting back on accepting donations as a response to a recent bump in COVID-19 cases in the area. Carmichael Outreach runs programs focused on housing support, food security,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 48 min ago
Regina’s mayor and city councillors are encouraging residents of the Queen City to wear face masks inside public places or public vehicles. In a media release Thursday morning, Mayor Michael Fougere said people should wear face coverings or masks when they’re in places that aren’t... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 2 sec ago
TORONTO - A Toronto restaurant discriminated against a woman who uses mobility devices and "publicly humiliated" her by refusing to let her use its bathroom four years ago, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has ruled. In a decision issued this week, the tribunal says Haily... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 8 min ago
In some parts of social media, "Kate from the Saskatchewan Party" is nearing meme status after people across the province have reported getting texts from the bot. The text reads: "Hi, it's Kate from the Saskatchewan Party. Can Premier Scott Moe & the Saskatchewan Party count on your support in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 9 min ago
An online crowdfunding campaign is looking to raise money for the victims of a tragic fire. The blaze tore through a home on the 500 block of Albert Avenue... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 10 min ago
Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture says some rain would be welcomed by the province’s farmers as they get set for harvest. According to the ministry’s weekly crop report, moisture conditions were reduced over the past week and more precipitation is needed to help crops during... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 8 hours 32 min ago
On Thursday morning, Mayor Michael Fougere told Global News he would like the government of Saskatchewan to implement a mask mandate.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 39 min ago
MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact will send defender Luis Binks to Bologna FC of Italy's Serie A next year after a transfer was completed on Thursday. The 18-year-old English player will remain with Montreal on loan until Dec. 31. Impact owner Joey Saputo is the chairman of Bologna FC. Walter Sabatini... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 8 hours 53 min ago
Fifty-two per cent of fall rye, 19 per cent of winter wheat, six per cent of field peas and three per cent of lentils are now in the bin, according to Sask Ag.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 56 min ago
The Esterhazy RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that ended with one of the suspects crashing the getaway vehicle into the business that was the target of the robbery. In a media release Thursday, the Mounties said they got a call Tuesday at about 8 p.m., about an armed robbery in progress at a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 57 min ago
Carol Reynolds is brewing up a race to represent Ward 7 in the upcoming civic election. Reynolds, the owner of Simply Grounded Coffee in Saskatoon since 2017, announced her intentions to run for city council Thursday. After spending most of her career in government and public relations, the local... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 57 min ago
OTTAWA - Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna says new measures must be taken to protect Canadian politicians from threatening behaviour. Her comments come after police launched an investigation this week into an incident at her office as well as reports that two other Ottawa-... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 9 hours 2 min ago
McDonald's Canada says it will return to sourcing only Canadian beef in September after having to import beef temporarily due to COVID-19.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 3 min ago
A 39-year-old man is facing charges after a police officer with the Bike Unit was assaulted Tuesday evening. Saskatoon police said in a release that at about 8 p.m., a member of the Traffic Unit stopped a vehicle in the area of Broadway Avenue and Ninth Street East after observing it travelling 70... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 9 hours 6 min ago
Saskatoon police say a bike unit officer received serious injuries after being assaulted during a traffic stop.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 15 min ago
OTTAWA - Health Canada is warning people to do more to keep edible pot products out of the hands of kids. The department says several children wound up in hospital after accidentally eating illegal edibles that looked like regular candy or other foods and were stored in places kids could... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 9 hours 24 min ago
McDonald's Canada says it will return to sourcing only Canadian beef in September after having to import beef temporarily due to COVID-19.

CTV Saskatoon - 9 hours 32 min ago
RCMP data show threats made against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet are on the rise in the first half of 2020 compared to 2019 numbers, CTV News has confirmed.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 34 min ago
OTTAWA - More than 12 million eggs will be redistributed via an emergency federal program designed to help farmers faced with too much food and nowhere to sell it due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced Thursday the government has signed eight agreements... Read more

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