Saskatoon News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
TORONTO - Josh Bailey scored a shorthanded goal 6:52 into the third period and the New York Islanders overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Wednesday in a hard-hitting opener to the first-round playoff series. Jordan Eberle and Anders Lee scored 1:54 apart spanning the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
A Saskatoon business is closing its doors after more than four decades in the city. The Awl Shoppe has been operating in Saskatoon for 43 years. The business has been known for repairing jackets and shoes, as well as selling luggage gear. “If COVID didn’t happen, we would be staying... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 3 hours ago
Fears that a wave of landlords would move to evict tenants who did not pay rent during the first few months of the pandemic appear not to have materialized.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 4 hours ago
The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has dismissed an anti-abortion group's charter rights appeal to fly a controversial flag depicting a cartoon fetus in Prince Albert.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
Whether it's as a player or coach, Adrian Griffin said there's no better practice than actual games. The Toronto Raptors assistant was promoted to head coach for Wednesday's seeding-round game against the Philadelphia 76ers, and planned to cherish the opportunity.  "Well, I think... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
FREDERICTON - A law firm representing the estate of Chantel Moore has filed a pair of complaints with the New Brunswick Police Commission in connection with her death. One complaint targets the Edmundston police officer directly involved in the shooting of 26-year-old Moore, an Indigenous... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 4 hours ago
Emergency services were called to a collision south of Saskatoon that was later confirmed to be fatal on Wednesday.

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 4 hours ago
Things took a scary turn when a mother and child in a canoe were swept out to the island of Eliason in northern Saskatchewan.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
NORDEGG, Alta. - Three people are dead after they went swimming at a waterfall in west-central Alberta. RCMP say it appears that three adults from a family were swimming at the bottom of Crescent Falls on Tuesday west of the hamlet of Nordegg. Police say one of the adults was swept under the falls... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 4 hours ago
A Regina man who has been living with cystic fibrosis for years underwent a double lung transplant last month, giving him a second chance at life.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 hours ago
TORONTO - One by one, the Maple Leafs sat down in front of their laptops, iPads and smart phones to face the music - from a distance via video conferencing, of course - following another season that started with big dreams and ended with a resounding thud. Long faces... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 5 hours ago
Both Saskatoon’s public and catholic school divisions are mandating masks in grades 4 to 12 in situations where physical distancing isn’t possible. Some private schools are following suit.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
Taylor Pendrith is ready to showcase his game on the biggest stage in golf. The product of Richmond Hill, Ont., earned his way into the second major of the season on Sunday when he qualified for the U.S. Open as one of the top five players in the Korn Ferry Tour rankings. It's been a long road for... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
A former classmate and friend of Kamala Harris from her years in Montreal says he hopes the California senator and newly minted U.S. vice-presidential candidate can serve as a role-model for his daughters. Trevor Williams knew Harris and her younger sister Maya when all three... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 5 hours ago
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a southbound semi truck on Highway 11, one kilometre south of the Grasswoods intersection on Wednesday.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
HALIFAX - A senior RCMP officer in Nova Scotia who obtained search warrants for the investigation into the mass shooting in April was grilled in court today about why most of those documents remain heavily redacted. Search warrants are supposed to be made public after they have been... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
RED DEER, Alta. - A man accused of killing a family doctor at a walk-in clinic in central Alberta appeared confused at his first court appearance Wednesday, telling a judge that he doesn’t remember and is sick. Deng Mabiour of Red Deer, Alta., is charged with first-degree murder in Monday... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
Massage therapists working on a conveyor belt of sore groins, hips and backs was the aftermath of the NHL's marathon between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Tampa Bay Lightning. Game 1 of their first-round playoff series required quintuple overtime Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 hours ago
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - The Baseball Hall of Fame's class of 2020 has to wait a year to get inducted because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the careers of Derek Jeter, Ted Simmons, Larry Walker, and Marvin Miller are already being celebrated at the shrine. The museum's Inductees Exhibit is now open.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 5 hours ago
Every time she passes by the house where her son died, Lois Ahpay feels the anger inside.... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 5 hours ago
Over the past month and a half, 36 different businesses in the province have been named as potential places of coronavirus transmission by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA).

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 5 hours ago
Rock the River is moving inland this summer due to the pandemic.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
OTTAWA - The federal government is turning to the private sector to design and run a massive buyback of newly prohibited firearms. Public Safety Canada has invited 15 consulting firms to come up with a "range of options and approaches" for the planned program to compensate gun owners. The Liberals... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 6 hours ago
Campaigning for the mayor’s position in the 2020 civic election has begun in Prince Albert.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
With Major League Soccer having successfully concluded its MLS is Back Tournament, now it's the Canadian Premier League's turn. The Island Games kick off Thursday in Charlottetown with a rematch of last year's inaugural final between defending champion Forge FC and Calgary's Cavalry FC. Like their... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 6 hours ago
Saskatchewan health authorities say there are five new coronavirus cases in the province, with 150 active cases and 1,314 total recoveries.

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 6 hours ago
SEIU-West members demonstrated outside health care facilities in Saskatoon on Wednesday.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
The Regina area had four of the five new COVID-19 cases reported by the Government of Saskatchewan on Wednesday. The total number of cases in the area is now 129, with 29 of those recorded over the past six days. Under the province's new reporting criteria, the Regina region comprises 27... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
The Regina area had four of the five new COVID-19 cases reported by the Government of Saskatchewan on Wednesday. The total number of cases in the area is now 129, with 29 of those recorded over the past six days. Under the province’s new reporting criteria, the Regina region comprises... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 6 hours ago
OTTAWA - Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says a Liberal promise to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is still a top priority. But he could not definitively say today whether it is still possible to introduce the needed legislation within the... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 7 hours ago
Michael Linklater, known for his professional basketball career internationally and with the Saskatchewan Rattlers, is challenging a decision by Thunderchild First Nation after he was removed from his position as a band councillor in July.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
TORONTO - Patrice Bergeron scored the winner early in double overtime, and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Wednesday in Game 1 of their first-round series that was postponed 15 hours to a rare late-morning start. The game scheduled for 8 p.m. Tuesday night started the next... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 7 hours ago
Bryan Little is unsure if or when he'll play in the NHL again. The longest-serving player on the current edition of the Winnipeg Jets awaits confirmation that a season-ending head injury won't pose further risk to him. Little acknowledged the possibility his NHL career is over has "constantly... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 8 hours ago
RCMP have closed the southbound lanes of Highway 11 following a serious crash south of Saskatoon.

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 8 hours ago
Saskatoon Public Library is moving to Stage 3 of its reopening plan, with libraries reopening in multiple phases.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Penguins' qualifying round loss to the Montreal Canadiens cost assistant coaches Sergei Gonchar, Jacques Martin and Mark Recchi their jobs. The team announced on Wednesday it would not renew the contracts of all three assistants. The move came less than a week after the... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 8 hours ago
Two of the three teens accused of killing a 15-year-old boy in Saskatoon's 15th homicide of 2019 have now entered guilty pleas.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
SILVER SPRING, Md. - The U.S. budget deficit climbed to $2.81 trillion in the first 10 months of the budget year, exceeding any on record, the Treasury Department said Wednesday. The nation's budgetary shortfall is expected to eventually reach levels for the fiscal year more than double the largest... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
MONTREAL - The vast majority of non-Indigenous Quebecers recognize that First Nations members in the province are subject to racism or discrimination, a new survey suggests. The survey conducted by polling firm Leger for the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador found that 92 per cent of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 8 hours ago
Saskatchewan’s doctors officially have a new deal with the province. In a media release Wednesday, the provincial government and the Saskatchewan Medical Association (SMA) announced the physicians had ratified a five-year contract. A tentative agreement had been reached in mid-July. The deal... Read more

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