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Addressing Saskatchewan racism will require a relentless commitment to the issue, including selling it to those who choose not to understand. Developments Thursday hinted Moe and his Saskatchewan Party government may not yet understand the required breadth and depth of this commitment.
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and Attorney General Don Morgan signalled Friday they are open to reviewing the province's trespassing law. "We wouldn't preclude a discussion around property rights," Moe told reporters after the bear pit session held as part of an annual convention of rural leaders and ...

Saskatchewan Roughrider Chad Owens had a chance to display his moves off the football field this week. During a Thursday Rider Reading Month visit to Seventh Avenue School in the town of Assiniboia — 135 kilometres southwest of Regina — the Riders receiver found himself in a dance-off with two ...
The Buffalo Bandits fell 16-10 to the Saskatchewan Rush in National Lacrosse League (NLL) action on Friday. Saskatchewan's offence was led by Robert Church's two assists and sock trick, which gets its name by fans throwing their socks for a player who has scored six goals. READ MORE: Saskatchewan ...
Everyone, they say, is a little Irish on St. Patrick's Day. But that's more true for Saskatoon's Gerard Burke than most. The business owner left the Celtic Tiger behind and came to Saskatchewan nearly a decade ago. It was a period of rapid economic growth in Ireland, spurred on by foreign investment.
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he'll stand by Alberta if the province decides to restrict oil exports to pressure British Columbia to abandon its opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Moe said he would "absolutely" encourage Rachel Notley, his Alberta counterpart, to cut off ...

One of the Royal Canadian Navy's newest offshore patrol ships will bear the name of a Saskatoon war hero, Dr. Margaret Brooke. Brooke was born in Ardath, Sask. She studied at the University of Saskatchewan, becoming a dietitian before enrolling in the navy. She began her service during the Second ...
As Canada prepares for federal cannabis legalization later this year, provinces are starting to fine-tune their laws and policies. Now, Saskatchewan lawmakers have rolled out legal marijuana regulations. These rules are giving more concrete shape to what the legal weed industry will look like in the ...
In a news release, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe thanked Doherty for his time in caucus and said he will miss working with him. "Kevin showed tremendous resolve and leadership as finance minister in guiding last year's budget process, in which our government made some difficult but necessary ...
Three men have been found guilty of first-degree murder in connection with Reno Lee's death in Regina. A jury delivered the verdict for Andrew Bellegarde, Daniel Theodore and Bronson Gordon on Friday after six weeks in court. They also found Bellegarde and Theodore guilty of offering an indignity to a ...
In 2016, Colten Boushie, a young Indigenous man, was shot and killed on a farm in rural Saskatchewan, inciting racial tensions across the province. CBC Saskatchewan has launched "Boushie", a podcast series that chronicles the story of Boushie and the white farmer, Gerald Stanley, who was charged ...
Will the third time be the charm for Ryan Meili, or is it Trent Wotherspoon's turn to take the reins of the Saskatchewan NDP permanently? NDP members in Saskatchewan will find out who their new leader is Saturday afternoon in Regina. Wotherspoon, 38, has represented Regina Rosemont since 2007.
On Sunday and possibly into Monday, a Colorado low will make its way north from the United States into Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Our neighbours to the east may get most of the bad weather but around five to 10 centimetres of snow is expected to fall in southeast Saskatchewan Sunday night and into ...
REGINA — The Saskatchewan government's latest fiscal update shows a dip in the provincial deficit forecast and a slight slip in provincial revenue and expenses. The third-quarter report projects the 2017-2018 deficit will be $595 million — down $101 million from the red ink outlined in the last budget.
A U.S. announcement imposing hefty tariffs for imports of steel could have major implications for Saskatchewan, say local politicians. "To the extent we have a major producer of steel here with Evraz steel, this is a big concern," Regina Mayor Michael Fougere said. U.S. President Donald Trump has ...
Saskatchewan has steered clear from commenting on what it would do with revenue from a carbon tax. Instead, the province said it will challenge any imposition of a plan or a carbon tax in court. Saskatchewan Environment Minister Dustin Duncan said the federal carbon plan would cost Saskatchewan's ...
Whether you're looking for an epic natural landscape, traveling through Europe in Saskatchewan prairies, tasting delicious Saskatoon berries or digging your toes into a purple-sand-beach, a report released by Expedia proves that Saskatchewan has it all.

Food prices were up 3.2 per cent, with the cost of fresh vegetables jumping 9.6 per cent. Global News. X. - A A +. Listen. The annual rate of inflation slowed in Saskatchewan during January, but is still higher than both the national average and the Bank of Canada's target rate. Statistics Canada reported ...
WATCH ABOVE: Saskatchewan had one of the highest spikes in vehicle thefts last year, according to a recent report. It's an ongoing probe for police across the province and, as Marney Blunt tell us, many of the thefts were completely preventable.
The Official Opposition is calling out the Saskatchewan government for the affects of the most recent PST hike. A report from Statistics Canada shows the PST hike from the last provincial budget has done more harm to the Saskatchewan economy than good, particularly in regards to the construction and ...
For the first time, the Government of Canada has moved toward recognizing the constitutionally protected Indigenous rights of Metis people in Saskatchewan. Carolyn Bennet, Minister of Indigenous-Crown Relations, signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday in Ottawa with Glen McCallum, ...
New judges have been appointed to Court of Queen's Bench in Saskatoon and Regina. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould announced Thursday the appointments of Heather MacMillan-Brown and Meghan McCreary. MacMillan-Brown, who graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a law ...
New numbers from the Saskatchewan Health Authority show the flu bug hasn't slowed down in the province. There were 121 new lab-confirmed cases of influenza last week, bringing the total for the season to 2,422 cases since Sept. 1. Cases of the b-strain grew in the month of February. Last week, there ...
A young man who shot and killed four people at a school and in a home in northern Saskatchewan will be sentenced as an adult. Judge Janet McIvor made her ruling Friday in La Loche, the remote community where the shooting happened in January 2016. The young man was just shy of his 18th birthday ...
A recent Statistics Canada Report shows Saskatchewan is one of two provinces facing a decline of customers in the food and beverage industry. The report on wholesale trade for November 2017 says Saskatchewan's sales in food and beverage dropped by 1.5 per cent. The NDP says the drop has ...
Saskatchewan Health Minister Jim Reiter said the ongoing surveys will complement the yearly CEO tours of the facilities. “Since the launch of the CEO tours in 2013, we've learned a lot, which has helped us to make improvements to benefit residents,” Reiter said in a press release. “The resident and family ...
Saskatchewan, Feb. 15, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Origin and Cause is proud to announce the acquisition of the leading fire investigation firm in Saskatchewan, Independent Fire Services, a subsidiary of Independent Investigation Services (IIS). President of Origin and Cause, Mazen Habash, spoke ...
Regina's mayor wants the Saskatchewan government to let cities introduce new taxes as the province and its municipalities discuss updating the province's revenue sharing formula. Michael Fougere brought up the issue Wednesday at a Regina city committee meeting. During a discussion about an ...
Saskatchewan Environment Minister Dustin Duncan said the province's lakes attract over 250,000 anglers annually. Officials are reminding people to use common sense when going out on frozen lakes. A minimum of 10 centimetres of ice thickness is required for walking and 30 cm for light vehicle travel.
Speaking to an audience of about 150 at TCU Place in Saskatoon, leadership candidates Ryan Meili and Trent Wotherspoon agreed Saskatchewan has a “racism problem” and jury selection procedures are unfair. Both candidates exhausted their opportunities under debate rules to make additional ...
A report on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network says an RCMP officer on the Prairies posted the message, which says the shooting of the 22-year-old Indigenous man on a Saskatchewan farm should never have been about race. Boushie died when he and four other people drove onto Gerald ...
Ten candidates will be competing for a seat in the legislative assembly in three Saskatchewan byelections on March 1. Seats in Kindersley, Melfort and Swift Current are up for grabs. The provincial Liberal Party will have one candidate running in Swift Current while no Progressive Conservatives will ...
SASKATOON, SK — On May 5, members of the Saskatchewan Liberal Party will elect a new leader. This new leader will represent the party in the 2020 provincial election and, if elected, become the premier of this prairie province. Throwing his hat into the ring for the upcoming contest is Robert Rudachyk, ...
In the case of PIC, that means 120 businesses, a handful of academic institutions and interested groups across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba which have formed a consortium and will work together to improve agriculture in the region. The money will be doled out over five years to the winners, which ...
Last Friday, a jury in Battleford, Saskatchewan, found Gerald Stanley not guilty of second-degree murder. Mr. Stanley, a farmer, had killed Colten Boushie, a 22-year-old indigenous man who he believed was trying to rob him. Mr. Boushie was shot in the head while sitting in the back seat of a parked vehicle ...
Potential marijuana retailers in Saskatchewan will be chosen by a lottery as the province has opted to allow private outlets to handle pot sales, according to the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA). Both wholesaling and retailing of cannabis will be conducted by the private sector and ...
Since March it's been trying to expand to Saskatchewan's northern and southern rural areas. The program brings a message of hope and tries to eliminate the stigma around mental illness so people seek help for themselves or loved ones, said Dr. Jamie Eng, the society's executive director. Teams have ...
Saskatchewan's new premier is considering retaliatory measures against B.C. over delays to the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. Trade could be one of them, says Scott Moe, but other actions will be considered too. Moe spoke to Premier Rachel Notley for more than 30 minutes Monday. It was a friendly ...
REGINA — Saskatchewan's first budget under new Premier Scott Moe is to be tabled April 10 in what some political observers have suggested will be his first big test. Moe announced the date — which is two weeks later than planned — while making his first public speech as premier at the Saskatchewan ...
Teine Energy may be headquartered in Calgary, but its focus and future are firmly planted next door in Saskatchewan. “We've been in Saskatchewan since about 2005, which was not too long after we founded the company,” says Jason Denney, Teine Energy's chief executive officer and president.
Joehnck worked for the Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation, which announced the death in a story that was posted on its website Monday. MBC says Joehnck died suddenly in the Battleford, Sask., where he was covering the murder trial of Gerald Stanley, a farmer accused of killing Colten Boushie of Red ...
The Saskatchewan Health Authority reported a loss of just over $5,000 dating back to the summer of 2016. A camper belonging to an ambulance employee was broken into while the employee was working in Maidstone. Personal items were taken along with property belonging to the health authority.
A Saskatchewan photographer is showing off her work in Norway where she photographed a lunar eclipse while working as an artist in residence at a gallery in the Scandinavian country. It has been a project in the making for a couple of years. Risa Horowitz says she noticed several Canadian artists ...
It might just be possible to create a work of art with only your eyes. The University of Regina hosted a hackathon on Feb. 3, inviting people with mobility issues to create lines, shapes and art with the use of an eye-tracker. But for those not used to making art this way, they realize quickly it's hard to control ...
Clark is the only player representing Saskatchewan on this year's team in South Korea. “It's amazing. I take a lot of pride being from Saskatoon and Saskatchewan and it's a pretty special feeling knowing that you're the only one,” Clark said. “Definitely growing up playing in Saskatchewan, I learned a lot of ...
Firefighters in Saskatoon took on a blaze in the parking lot of Walmart on Sunday morning. Just before 7 a.m., the Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a 911 call reporting a motorhome fire in the parking lot of Walmart at 3035 Clarence Ave. The department sent two fire engines to the scene.
Susan Bater is the program manager for entrepreneurs with disabilities at Community Futures Manitoba and Saskatchewan. "Sometimes there is a lot of supports around employment and different options but entrepreneurship wasn't being talked about a lot, but we were seeing successes so we really ...
WATCH ABOVE: The Saskatchewan Rush edged the Vancouver Stealth 11-9 on Saturday at SaskTel Centre. Adam MacVicar has ... The Saskatchewan Rush stopped the Vancouver Stealth from making a comeback and won 11-9 in National Lacrosse League (NLL) action on Saturday. The Rush had a ...
REGINA -- Saskatchewan's new premier wasted no time Friday in presenting his new cabinet and calling voters in three constituencies to the polls. "Our task ahead is not an easy one. There will be challenges," Scott Moe said after being sworn in at Government House. "But it's our team, it's this cabinet, that ...
In Saskatchewan, a trial's jury selection reveals a legal injustice ... In February of 2016, rumours about Indigenous people robbing and stealing from farms were swirling about the farms of rural Saskatchewan. So it was fortuitous when the RCMP conducted a search warrant in the rural municipality of ...


 

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