Saskatoon News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 39 min ago
Brianne Jenner has experienced both beating and losing to Les Canadiennes de Montreal in the Clarkson Cup. So the Calgary Inferno forward would rather lift the governor general’s chalice Sunday in Toronto than watch the bleu-blanc-rouge do it again. “Winning the Clarkson... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 49 min ago
DAMASCUS, Syria - From Syria to Turkey and beyond, President Donald Trump’s abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights drew strong condemnation on Friday. The Syrian government called it “irresponsible... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 56 min ago
MONTREAL - Michele Torre, a Quebec man convicted in 1996 for his role in a Mafia-linked conspiracy, appears to have run out of options to stay in Canada and is scheduled to be deported to his native Italy Friday night, his lawyer said. Stephane Handfield said his client arrived... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 7 min ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst and frequent critic of the Federal Reserve, to fill a vacancy on the Fed’s seven-member board. Moore, a well-known and often polarizing figure in Washington political... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 13 min ago
Toronto FC has severed ties with Gregory van der Wiel, paying the veteran Dutch defender to go away. The two sides had been at odds since a training camp bust-up between the 31-year-old player and coach Greg Vanney. Van der Wiel has been a man without a club since, training... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 17 min ago
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Dalton Pompey has been diagnosed with a concussion, the team said Friday. Pompey was scratched from Toronto’s lineup for Thursday’s spring training game against Philadelphia after he bumped his head on a bat in his locker. The Blue Jays say he underwent... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 5 hours 24 min ago
AIM is a provincial, non-profit organization that helps individuals up to 22 years old with Down syndrome unlock their full potential.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 25 min ago
MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin Republicans asked an appeals court Friday to immediately reinstate GOP-backed laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul. Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess issued an injunction Thursday blocking the laws, which were... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 25 min ago
OTTAWA - Concerns are being raised about limits to who might qualify for aid under a section of this week’s federal budget geared toward supporting journalism, and whether the money will, in the long run, save a sector of Canada’s media industry that has been in financial... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 31 min ago
MONTREAL - A Catholic priest was stabbed in front of dozens of stunned worshippers as he was celebrating mass Friday morning at Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory. A 26-year-old man is in custody and was being questioned Friday afternoon by police. They said he will... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 36 min ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst and frequent critic of the Federal Reserve, to fill a vacancy on the Fed’s seven-member board. Moore, a well-known and often polarizing figure in Washington political... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 41 min ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Health is ending grants and contracts that send money to Planned Parenthood after a divided federal appeals court upheld a state anti-abortion law that blocks public money for the group. The department notified recipients and contractors Thursday that it... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 5 hours 44 min ago
Chanan Singh Sidhu, uncle of Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, speaks to the media in Melfort on March 22, 2019 after his nephew’s sentencing for his... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 51 min ago
OTTAWA - The United Nations is formally asking Canada to extend its mission in Mali in what appears to be a last-ditch effort to prevent a gap in providing life-saving medical evacuations for wounded peacekeepers. The Canadian peacekeeping contingent in Mali, comprising eight military... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 51 min ago
The truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for 29 counts of dangerous driving causing death or bodily harm. Court heard the inexperienced trucker blew through a stop sign and into the path of the junior hockey team... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 52 min ago
HALIFAX - Finance Minister Bill Morneau pitched the virtues of his latest budget as logical extension of his past documents in a speech Friday, telling a Halifax business audience they shouldn’t think of it as an electoral platform. Speaking before the Halifax Chamber of Commerce,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 58 min ago
OTTAWA - Liberals are urging former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to use her parliamentary privilege to tell the House of Commons whatever she wants about the SNC-Lavalin affair. But they want her and her former cabinet ally Jane Philpott to tell their stories in full all at once,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 9 min ago
Toronto FC has officially parted ways with Dutch international defender Gregory van der Wiel. The MLS club announced the decision was by mutual consent. Van der Wiel was dismissed from training camp in California after an altercation with coach Greg Vanney. The 31-year-old had four assists in 34... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 11 min ago
QUEBEC - Canadian cross-country legend Alex Harvey was held off the podium in one of the last races of his storied career, finishing 10th at an FIS World Cup sprint race Friday. Norway’s Johannes Klaebo edged out Italian Federico Pellegrino and fellow Norwegian Sindre Skar in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 13 min ago
An NHL game called in Plains Cree is a step toward keeping Indigenous languages alive, says a hockey analyst. Former NHL centre John Chabot will join play-by-play announcer Clarence Iron, musician Earl Wood and Cree teacher Jason Chamakese in a Winnipeg studio on Sunday. The... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 17 min ago
MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin Republicans asked an appeals court Friday to immediately reinstate GOP-backed laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul. Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess issued an injunction Thursday blocking the laws, which were... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 25 min ago
DAMASCUS, Syria - From Syria to Turkey and beyond, President Donald Trump’s abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights drew strong condemnation on Friday. The Syrian government called it “irresponsible... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 6 hours 49 min ago
Russell and Raelene Herold, parents of Humboldt Bronco Adam Herold who died in the tragic bus crash last April, speak to the media after the sentencing of the man driving the truck in the crash, Jaskirat Singh Sidhu. Related Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 6 hours 49 min ago
ARLINGTON, Va. — Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby said Friday he will not join his teammates next week for a White House celebration of their Stanley Cup championship. Holtby, who as a junior starred with the Saskatoon Blades, is the second player on the Capitals’ active roster to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 53 min ago
MIAMI - Canada’s Bianca Andreescu has exacted revenge on one of the three women to beat her in the 2019 season. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., won her ninth consecutive match on Friday, beating No. 32 seed Sofia Kenin of the United States 6-3, 6-3 in a second-round... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 53 min ago
VANCOUVER - A judge has ordered the RCMP to provide copies of the content on seven electronic devices to an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies after they were seized at Vancouver’s airport during her arrest. Justice Heather Holmes of the British... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 6 hours 58 min ago
MELFORT — Calling the mistakes made by Jaskirat Singh Sidhu “baffling and incomprehensible,” a Saskatchewan judge sentenced the semi driver responsible for the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 1 min ago
BEIRA, Mozambique - With the flooding easing in parts of cyclone-stricken Mozambique on Friday, fears are rising that the waters could yield up many more bodies. The confirmed number of people killed in Mozambique and neighbouring Zimbabwe and Malawi climbed past 600. Eight days after Cyclone... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 8 min ago
LANSING, Mich. - Faith-based adoption agencies that are paid by the state of Michigan will no longer be able to turn away LGBT couples or individuals because of religious objections under a legal settlement announced Friday. The agreement was reached between Democratic Attorney General Dana... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 9 min ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst and frequent critic of the Federal Reserve, to fill a vacancy on the Fed’s seven-member board. Moore, a well-known and often polarizing figure in Washington political... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 12 min ago
MELFORT, Sask. - A truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison by a judge who said she believed his remorse was sincere, but she had to consider the serious consequences for so many people. “Families have been... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 7 hours 18 min ago
Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the semi-truck driver involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 19 min ago
TORONTO - If a CFL head coach’s first challenge is successful, the league’s rules committee is recommending he get a second one this season. Darren Hackwood, the CFL’s senior director of officiating, said Friday’s recommendation came the result of commissioner... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 7 hours 20 min ago
“Scotty” lived in prehistoric Saskatchewan 66 million years ago. The bones of the 13-metre long dinosaur were discovered during a dig in the province in 1991.

Global Saskatoon - 7 hours 21 min ago
Families of the victims in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash spoke to reporters on Friday about the Melfort court’s decision to sentence truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu to 8 years in prison for 29 counts of dangerous driving. Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 30 min ago
DAMASCUS, Syria - From Syria to Turkey and beyond, President Donald Trump’s abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights drew strong condemnation on Friday. The Syrian government called it “irresponsible... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 7 hours 37 min ago
RCMP said an officer returned fire after first being shot at during a police chase in Saskatchewan.

Global Saskatoon - 7 hours 42 min ago
Provincial court Judge Inez Cardinal sentenced Sidhu to eight years in prison on Friday, nearly a year after 16 people were killed and 13 others injured in the rural Saskatchewan crash.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 44 min ago
HALIFAX - Finance Minister Bill Morneau told a Halifax business audience today that they shouldn’t think of this week’s federal budget as an election document. In remarks to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Morneau said that if there was anything the government did in the budget... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 44 min ago
VANCOUVER - Canadian striker Jonathan David didn’t expect to be an immediate sensation in Belgian soccer. But in his first season with Koninklijke Atletiek Associatie Gent, the Ottawa-raised 19-year-old has already put away eight goals in 23 matches. “I just came in this year so I... Read more

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