Saskatoon News

New home for Calgary Flames estimated to cost up to $600 million

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:54
CALGARY - An event centre in Calgary that would also be the new home of the NHL’s Flames is estimated to cost between $550 million and $600 million. A city council event centre committee was presented that number Friday by the&nb

Facebook dare turns into rock-folk song about truth and reconciliation

CTV Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:29
Dozlaw said he wants to get the song, and his story, to other Canadians who are trying to work out what their role is in reconciliation.
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Canada’s prospective world junior team members await final roster decisions

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:23
COLWOOD, B.C. - The prospective members of Canada’s world junior team are awaiting the final roster decisions after completing a three-game pre-tournament series against a team of Canadian university hockey players. The older and larg

Minute at the Movies: Dec 14

Global Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:22
In the latest edition of Minute at the Movies, Todd James reviews “Spider-man into the spider verse” and “Mortal Engines.”
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Saskatoon taxis ‘handcuffed’ with proposed ride-hailing bylaw: cab association

Global Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:02
A maximum of 210 taxis are licensed through the City of Saskatoon, while there is no proposed cap on companies like Uber and Lyft. Ryan Kessler reports.
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Apple strikes deal to produce new ‘Peanuts’ content

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:00
LOS ANGELES - Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the “Peanuts” crew will have a new home on Apple’s streaming service. Apple has struck a deal with DHX Media to produce new “Peanuts” content. The global children’s

Transportation Safety Board makes recommendations after Fond du Lac plane crash

Global Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:00
Canada’s transportation safety board releases recommendations after a plane crash last year near a remote northern Saskatchewan community. Meaghan Craig reports.
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Global News at 6: December 14

Global Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:00
The Friday, December 14, 2018 edition of Global News at 6 with Carlyle Fiset on Global Saskatoon.
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GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:59
DETROIT - General Motors’ plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 U.S. factory jobs slated for elimination will now be s

CN Rail reaches tentative agreement with 2,100 Canadian mechanics, electricians

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:42
MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway and the union that represents its 2,100 mechanics, electricians and apprentices in Canada say they have reached a tentative collective agreement. No details of the deal are being released until it is pre

Victim bled out in minutes: Chief Pathologist at Patrick Dong’s murder trial

CTV Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:38
The amount of blood pooling underneath Patrick Dong’s body still stands out in Saskatchewan’s chief forensic pathologist’s mind.
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Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:32
Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for an upcoming Winter Olympics - most likely for 2030 - in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. winter team’s ascendance into an