Saskatoon News

Global Saskatoon - 11 hours 35 min ago
The federal government is spending a portion of the proceeds of the carbon tax to fund green projects at schools in four provinces.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 45 min ago
CONCORD, N.H. - A driver for a transport company who has a history of traffic arrests pleaded not guilty Tuesday to seven counts of negligent homicide in a collision with a group of motorcyclists on a rural highway. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was ordered to remain in preventive detention, with... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 50 min ago
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A North Carolina judge is refusing to throw out a $6.6 million judgment against rapper Yo Gotti. The Winston-Salem Journal reports the rapper, whose legal name is Mario Mims, appeared in court Monday asking for the decision to be vacated. Singer Young Fletcher’s manager... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 50 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran warned Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions targeting its supreme leader and other top officials meant “closing the doors of diplomacy” between Tehran and Washington amid heightened tensions, even as President Hassan Rouhani derided the White House as being “... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 56 min ago
OTTAWA - Ukraine’s new president will visit Toronto next week for a major international conference on his country’s future that Canada is hosting, and where he will meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau’s office said he and Volodymyr Zelenskiy will... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 11 hours 56 min ago
"Being a stepmom is sometimes like a dirty little secret. Like there's a lot of shame."

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 15 min ago
OTTAWA - The federal Conservatives are calling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a hypocrite over plastic cutlery that was available at a lunch meeting he held with youth activists in his Montreal riding. Trudeau tweeted a picture of himself having lunch on Monday with about half a dozen members... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 15 min ago
ST. LOUIS - The Blues signed coach Craig Berube to a three-year contract extension Tuesday after he led St. Louis to its first Stanley Cup championship in his first season in charge. The Blues were in last place at the start of the year, but Berube led them on an 11-game win streak in January... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 22 min ago
VANCOUVER - A pair of unusual armchairs valued at about $40,000 each were taken from a high-end furniture store and Vancouver police are asking for the public’s help in finding them. Police say the chairs were taken during a 3 a.m. break-in at the Lloyd Bruce Home Collections store... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 12 hours 29 min ago
The constable believed to be responsible for fatally shooting a man in a 2016 police standoff is taking the stand Tuesday at Saskatoon Court of Queen's Bench.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 29 min ago
TORONTO - An Ottawa fertility doctor irreversibly violated vulnerable patients by using his own sperm, or that of the wrong donor, to artificially inseminate several women over three decades, a discipline committee heard Tuesday. Lawyers for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 12 hours 32 min ago
New traffic safety spotlight records were set in Saskatchewan for the number of distracted driving, seatbelt, and speeding offences, according to SGI.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 47 min ago
OTTAWA - Ukraine’s new president will visit Toronto next week for a major international conference on his country’s future that Canada is hosting, and where he will meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau’s office says he and Volodymyr Zelenskiy will... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 12 hours 48 min ago
More than three years after Sheree Fertuck was last seen, her estranged husband — long believed by police to be responsible — has been charged with murder.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 50 min ago
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - The father of a toddler who died of bacterial meningitis says he and his wife didn’t realize their son had contracted the potentially deadly disease. David Stephan told a court in Lethbridge, Alta., today that the couple did not think Ezekiel had the more serious form... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 55 min ago
OTTAWA - Via Rail is getting $71 million in federal cash - some through Transport Canada and some from an infrastructure financing agency - to help its plan to build dedicated tracks for faster, more frequent service in Ontario and Quebec. The details unveiled today show that some of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 1 min ago
MONTREAL - The Canadian Space Agency says astronaut David Saint-Jacques is doing well as he continues his long journey home after a six-month stint aboard the International Space Station. The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 6 min ago
TORONTO - Edmonton Eskimos receiver Greg Ellingson, Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Dominique Davis and Hamilton Tiger-Cats running back Sean Thomas Erlington have been named the CFL’s top performers of the week for Week 2. Ellingson, who signed with the Eskimos this off-season after four years... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 22 min ago
WASHINGTON - U.S. home price gains slowed for the 13th straight month in April, evidence that weaker demand is keeping prices in check even as mortgage rates fall. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 2.5% in April from a year earlier, down slightly from an annual... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 27 min ago
OTTAWA - The federal government is setting up a secretariat to root out systemic racism and discrimination within federal institutions, programs and services. The secretariat is part of a $45-million federal anti-racism effort, which also includes funding for programs run by community groups... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 29 min ago
NEW YORK - A Vancouver Canucks 50th anniversary celebration, the annual Hockey Day in Canada and an outdoor game in Regina mark Canadian highlights on the 2019-20 NHL schedule. The 1,271-game schedule, released Tuesday, includes the Heritage Classic between the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 30 min ago
OTTAWA - A portion of the proceeds of the federal carbon tax will go to fund green projects at schools in four provinces, but the fate of the program depends on the co-operation of those provinces’ conservative premiers. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announced Tuesday $60... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 30 min ago
REGINA - The Saskatchewan government says its arguments against the federal carbon tax could be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada before the end of the year, but after the federal election. The province says it has been notified that the reference case has been tentatively... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 31 min ago
CONCORD, N.H. - A pickup truck driver accused of colliding with a group of motorcyclists, killing seven of them, pleaded not guilty through his lawyer Tuesday to negligent homicide. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was ordered to remain in prevention detention, with a judge citing his past driving... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 44 min ago
KAMPALA, Uganda - About 7,500 Congolese fleeing violence have arrived in Uganda since the beginning of June, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday, urging the international community to give more toward humanitarian efforts. People are leaving Congo at a rate of 311 a day, adding... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 48 min ago
ROME - Glamorous jewelry and vintage fashion from the “La Dolce Vita” era are the star attractions of Bulgari’s new exhibition in Rome. The exhibition “Bvlgari, the story, the dream” includes the diamond-and-sapphire sautoir necklace that Hollywood star Richard... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 54 min ago
CONCORD, N.H. - A pickup truck driver accused of colliding with a group of motorcyclists, killing seven of them, pleaded not guilty through his lawyer Tuesday to negligent homicide. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was ordered to remain in prevention detention, with a judge citing his past driving... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 14 hours 1 min ago
Sheree Fertuck, who was from Saskatoon, was last seen on Dec. 7, 2015, leaving her family’s farm east of Kenaston, Sask.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 17 min ago
TORONTO - Ontario’s medical regulator says a fertility doctor used his own sperm to inseminate several patients as well as the wrong sperm with several others, finding that he committed professional misconduct. A discipline committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is now... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 26 min ago
TORONTO - Masai Ujiri says he appreciates the interest from other NBA clubs, but his roots are in Toronto. The Raptors president held an end-of-season press conference today, in which he talked about his future in Toronto, winning an NBA championship and the growth of basketball in Africa and... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 14 hours 27 min ago
Re: Cadet connections (SP, June 15)... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 28 min ago
CONCORD, N.H. - A lawyer for a pickup truck driver blamed for causing a collision that killed seven motorcyclists has entered a not guilty plea on his behalf. Authorities said Tuesday that 23-year-old Volodymyr Zhukovskyy waived his arraignment on negligent homicide charges. The plea was... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 14 hours 32 min ago
The RCMP announced Tuesday that Greg Fertuck has been arrested for the murder of Sheree Fertuck.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 38 min ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 38 min ago
KAMPALA, Uganda - About 7,500 Congolese fleeing violence have arrived in Uganda since the beginning of June, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday, urging the international community to give more toward humanitarian efforts. People are leaving Congo at a rate of 311 a day, adding pressure... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 14 hours 40 min ago
The festival in Swift Current celebrates the tethered aircraft which are said to have first been flown more than 2,500 years ago.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 55 min ago
GENEVA - The fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi took her campaign for justice in his killing to the United Nations’ top human rights body Tuesday and urged the U.N. to take “the next step” following a key investigator’s finding that Saudi Arabia bears responsibility... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 59 min ago
TADOUSSAC, Que. - One of the two people seriously injured when their recreational vehicle crashed into a Quebec ferry has died. Quebec provincial police said 40-year-old Eric Belec wasn’t able to stop the RV, which careened down an embankment and off a launch ramp before crashing in... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 15 hours 2 min ago
Saskatchewan’s appeal of its challenge to the federal carbon tax is slated to be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada in December.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 6 min ago
ROME - Glamorous jewelry and vintage fashion from the “La Dolce Vita” era are the star attractions of Bulgari’s new exhibition in Rome. The exhibition “Bvlgari, the story, the dream” includes the diamond-and-sapphire sautoir necklace that Hollywood star Richard... Read more

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