Saskatchewan

The Canadian Province No One Can Spell

The Huffington Post | Michael Bolen | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada

Canada has 10 provinces, but only 9 that can be spelled correctly by the average person. Not convinced? Here's the proof. The problem is so bad th...

Could This Top Chef's Saskatoon Restaurant Be Canada's Best?

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Dale MacKay was the first winner of Top Chef Canada, he had established himself among Daniel Boulud's successful brigade of proteges, and he was living in Vancouver, a city in proximity to many of the exceptional products coveted by cooks. MacKay, though, opted for Saskatoon.

B.C.'s Budgetary Sleight Of Hand

Dermod Travis | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The funny thing about provincial budgets is that sometimes they tell you a lot more about a government's attitude than what the politicians might have intended when they first wrote the document.

The Walter Scott Centre

Cole Hogan | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

Today I am announcing the launch of the Walter Scott Centre, a Saskatchewan focused think tank named after our first premier.

8 Sent To Hospital After Seniors Home Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

MELFORT, Sask. - Eight residents of a seniors home in Saskatchewan were sent to hospital after a fire at a seniors housing complex in the city of Melf...

Per Capita, This Province Has The Most Dangerous Offenders

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Advocates who say Saskatchewan has cast too wide a net in applying dangerous offender designations will have to wait to see if the province'...

Blame Ottawa For Mass Layoffs: First Nations Federation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - The head of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations says employees who have been told they could be laid off aren't necessarily losi...

Man Kicks Legislature Door In.. Then Things Get REALLY Weird

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Regina police are investigating a break and enter at the Saskatchewan legislature after someone kicked through the glass on a front door.Poli...

Taxpayers Tell Corporation To Pay Up

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - The group behind a billboard in Saskatoon targetting a major Canadian exporter says it hopes the sign gets results.The sign asks Cameco to...

Pilots Forced To Eject From Plane Before Crash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Alberta

MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Two Royal Canadian Air Force officers suffered minor injuries Friday when they ejected from their plane before it crashed into a fi...

Deadly Pandemic Targeting Men Over Women

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - The number of flu-related deaths in Saskatchewan is up to 16 from 12, surpassing the number of people who died in the 2009 pandemic.Fifteen p...

When Your Biggest Crop Is Grain, This Is A Big Problem

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says a rail backlog that has left a bumper crop of grain still sitting in some fields is increasingly serious....

Does Saskatchewan Want You To Play His Harp?

CBC | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

The government of Saskatchewan has awarded a grant of $14,755 to a Regina-based company that recently developed an app for the Vulcan harp, a favoured...

Flu Vaccine In Short Supply, Being Restricted

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Health officials in Saskatchewan say the province is restricting flu vaccinations to children under five and to pregnant women.They say that'...

Farmers Move To Sue Feds For Billions

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - The group Friends of the Canadian Wheat Board says it is moving ahead with a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against the federal go...

Regina Emergency Room On Life Support

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Another short-term deal has been struck to keep the emergency room doors at Regina's Pasqua Hospital open 24 hours a day.The Regina Qu'appell...

Driver With No Arms Still Waiting For Police Apology

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

All Steve Simonar wants is an apology.The man with no arms firmly believes having a Saskatoon police officer say sorry for how he treated Simonar will...

Because Being An Unwanted Dog Isn't Tough Enough..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada Alberta

MOOSE JAW, Sask. - The City of Moose Jaw has severed ties with its local humane society after the two sides failed to negotiate a deal.The Moose Jaw H...

First Nation Accused Of Misusing Government Money

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - Members of a Saskatchewan First Nation are facing allegations they misused government money meant for social assistance to buy themselves veh...

Weak Communication Led To Police Cell Death: Inquest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - Jurors at an inquest into the death of man in Saskatoon police cells have made 13 recommendations to prevent similar deaths.The inquest he...

DEEP FREEZE

CBC | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada

Most of the Prairies continues to be locked in a deep freeze, with a number of communities under wind chill warnings, including, Regina and Winnipeg. ...

I'm Sick and Tired of the Saskatchewan Roughriders

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

Sunday was probably just great for Saskatchewan. Just grrrreeeeaaaaaaat. I'm sure they were really happy. But I'm sad. As a born Winnipegger with blue bombed blood, I'm sad often, especially when it comes to football. My Bombers are bad and getting worse.

It's Not Just About Football

Erin Chrusch | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta
Erin Chrusch

You may have heard that there was a football game being played in Regina this weekend. Tens of thousands of fans descend upon Mosaic Stadium to cheer on the home team at Taylor Field. There might have been people there cheering for the other team, but I'll go out on a short limb and say they were a minority.

Another Train Derails

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

ASQUITH, Sask. - Another CN freight train has derailed, this time in Saskatchewan near the town of Asquith about 33 kilometres west of Saskatoon.The R...

Driving In Saskatchewan Just Got A Whole Lot Safer

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan is bringing in a zero drug and alcohol tolerance policy for drivers under 19 and for all drivers in the graduated licensing prog...