Saskatoon police say a bike unit officer received serious injuries after being assaulted during a traffic stop.
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
McDonald's Canada says it will return to sourcing only Canadian beef in September after having to import beef temporarily due to COVID-19.
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.
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
WILMINGTON, Del. - Joe Biden raised $26 million in the 24 hours after he named Kamala Harris as his running mate, doubling his previous one-day record and signalling enthusiasm among Democrats following the selection of the first Black woman on a major party's presidential ticket. "It's really... Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. - Beginning Thursday, U.S. Facebook users who post about voting may start seeing an addendum to their messages -- labels directing readers to authoritative information about the upcoming presidential election. It's the social network's latest step to to combat election-related... Read more
WASHINGTON - An overzealous prosecutor trying to hide her crime-fighting past - who is also weak on crime. The most radical pick for vice-president ever - but too moderate to energize progressive Democrats. President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define California Sen. Kamala Harris, the... Read more
OTTAWA - The federal government is offering $31 million to help communities find ways to adapt to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna says the money could be used for everything from making it easier to physically distance on playgrounds to... Read more
A Saskatoon police officer with the city's bike unit suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries after being assaulted by a man who became aggressive after a traffic stop.... Read more
A group of some of Canada's leading doctors and pharmacists have issued an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urging the federal government to address shortages for critical drugs such as Azithromycin, Lorazepam and Remdesivir that could 'imperil the lives' of Canadians amid the COVID-19... Read more
TORONTO - New Zealand forward Bodene Thompson is the latest Toronto Wolfpack player to find a new home, signing with Leeds Rhinos for the remainder of the 2020 season. Ricky Leutele (Melbourne Storm), Liam Kay (Wakefield Trinity) and Gareth O'Brien (Castleford Tigers) have all moved on recently... Read more
As schools across Canada are scheduled to reopen in September, experts tell CTV News there is plenty to be learned from the 'major failure' to restart classrooms in Israel in May. Read the feature on CTVNews.ca.
Saskatchewan's August public offering of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights held Tuesday generated $2,390,943.09 in revenue.
Saskatchewan reported 27 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The province said in a news release that 22 of Thursday's new cases are located in communal living spaces.
NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the constitutionality of the all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a 1981 U.S. Supreme Court decision. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans said "only the Supreme Court may revise its precedent." The case was... Read more
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department has seized millions of dollars from cryptocurrency accounts used by militant organizations based abroad, including the Islamic State group and al-Qaida, officials announced Thursday. Officials described it as the largest-ever seizure of digital currency funds... Read more
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A senior Palestinian official has slammed the U.S.-brokered deal establishing formal ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates in exchange for Israel dropping its planned to annex West Bank land. Hanan Ashrawi said on Twitter that the deal announced on Thursday... Read more
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour is getting fined $25,000 for being right. He called out the ridiculous review of a Boston Bruins goal in the second period of their game Wednesday, after Brind’Amour challenged the goal. You see, it was one of two things: A hand pass or... Read more
MIAMI - Tropical Storm Josephine formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday morning, making it the earliest "J-named" storm in a record-setting hurricane season. Josephine was located 975 miles (1,569 kilometres) east-southeast of the northern Leeward Islands, according to the 11 a.m. advisory from... Read more
OTTAWA - WE Charity is scaling back its operations, making dozens of layoffs in Canada and the United Kingdom and looking to sell some of its real estate holdings in Toronto. The charity has been embroiled in a political controversy since the Trudeau government chose it to run a now-... Read more
Masks will be required for everyone over the age of nine when Saskatoon Public Library branches start reopening to the public.
The Saskatoon SPCA Jasmine Hanson joins us with Roxanne the cat and her kittens. She says the SPCA’s looking for funding to help them deal with a sudden surge in their cat population Read more
OTTAWA - Canada's official fiscal watchdog says the federal wage subsidy program might cost $14 billion less than the government predicted. A new report today by Parliamentary Budget Office analyst Ben Segel-Brown estimates subsidizing wages for companies during the COVID-19 pandemic will cost... Read more
Gormley, Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:30 – Where are we at with Serological testing in the province? We get an update from Dr. Jessica Minion, the Provincial Clinical Lead, Public Health - Laboratory Medicine, at the Roy Romanow Provincial Laboratory in Regina... Read more
The newest candidate for Saskatoon mayor, Zubair Sheikh, joins Global News Morning to discuss his proposals, which include no tax increases by trimming unnecessary spending and plans for a theme park.
here’s a new concept in the travel industry that’s emerged in 2020 – bubble booking. Ixtapa Travel’s Barb Crowe explains what that is, and how it’s not as expensive as it sounds. Read more
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada will not review a judge's decision to grant author Steven Galloway access to emails between a woman who accused him of sexual assault and staff at the University of British Columbia. Galloway, former chair of the university's creative writing department, sued... Read more
Provincial lawyers filed an application seeking a court order to have Tristen Durocher's camp forced out of Wascana Park.
As Canadian officials prepare for a possible resurgence of COVID-19 infection in the fall, infectious disease expert Dr. Abdu Sharkawy says the flu shot will be more important than ever to avoid the 'double whammy' of dual infection.
OTTAWA - More than one million dozen eggs will be redistributed via an emergency federal program designed to help farmers faced with too much food and nowhere to sell it. The $50-million surplus food program was announced by the Liberal government earlier this year as one way to help the... Read more
PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Canada's Eugenie Bouchard is off to the quarterfinals at the Prague Open. Bouchard, from Westmount, Que., beat Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia 7-6 (2), 6-7 (2), 6-2 in the second round of the WTA Tour event on Thursday. Given a wild-card into the event, Bouchard, ranked 330th... Read more
An office of two people has been helping Saskatchewan youth in government care navigate uncertainty during the pandemic.... Read more
WASHINGTON - Veteran Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward's new book about President Donald Trump is titled "Rage" and will be released Sept. 15, less than two months before Election Day, according to a listing on Amazon.com. Publisher Simon & Schuster says the forthcoming book follows "Trump'... Read more
Illegal weir fishing harmful to pelicans Read More
We’re checking in with a different Saskatchewan artist each week to talk about their life and work during COVID-19. This week... Read more
Every Thursday, we feature an image from the StarPhoenix archives. Today, we see people walking along a downtown street, from Aug. 13, 1963. (City of Saskatoon Archives StarPhoenix Collection S-SP-B3018-1)... Read more
With four candidates for Saskatoon mayor already declared, the race is starting to look crowded, although seven names appeared on the ballot in 2006.... Read more
When Lorraine Stewart's son, Donald, died of AIDS in 1988, she made a promise.... Read more
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 Aug. 13. What we are watching in Canada ... Bloc Quebecois Yves-Francois Blanchet said Wednesday his party will force a... Read more