Saskatoon News

Rash of bomb threats a learning opportunity for response capacity, Goodale

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:39
TORONTO - The federal public safety minister says a rash of co-ordinated bomb threats across several countries including Canada presents an opportunity to learn about law enforcement’s capacity to respond to what often prove to be groundless

Some B.C. fish farms to close or move in bid to help wild salmon recover

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:37
VICTORIA - All 17 fish farms in British Columbia’s Broughton Archipelago will either be closed or moved in an effort to create a migration path for wild salmon. The agreement between First Nations, the federal and provincial gove

Jacobs steals pair in extra end for win over Edin at the National

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:28
CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. - Brad Jacobs stole two points in an extra end for a 7-5 victory over Sweden’s Niklas Edin at the National on Friday. Edin (3-1) had hammer but his in-turn draw to the four-foot ring was short, giv

Transportation Safety Board makes recommendations after Fond du Lac plane crash

Global Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:52
Canada's transportation safety board releases recommendations after a plane crash last year near a remote northern Saskatchewan community.
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Sask. RCMP officers rescue car theft suspect close to diabetic coma from woods

Global Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:14
Paramedics said a stolen vehicle suspect was minutes away from going into a diabetic coma when Saskatchewan RCMP officers retrieved him from the woods.
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TSB finds majority of planes are not de-iced, ‘inadequate equipment’ in northern Canada

CTV Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:12
In remote northern Canadian airports, a majority of pilots are unable to properly de-ice their planes, according to the Transportation Safety Board (TSB).
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Saskatoon weather outlook: 60 km/h wind gusts as arctic air returns

Global Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:05
Sixty km/h wind gusts kickoff the weekend as arctic air dives back into Saskatoon’s weather forecast ahead. Peter Quinlan has more.
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Truck veers off road in Nepal, killing at least 16 people

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:05
KATHMANDU, Nepal - A truck veered off a mountain road in Nepal on Friday, killing at least 16 people and injuring many others. Villagers were returning from a funeral and travelling in an open truck when it went off the roadway, police said

10 die of suspected food poisoning at Indian temple ceremony

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:00
NEW DELHI - Police say at least 10 people in southern India have died of suspected food poisoning after a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Hindu temple. A police official says another 32 people were hospitalized Friday after