Saskatchewan

The Corner Gas Movie Loves That Saskatchewan Life

Vacay.ca | Posted 08.28.2014 | Canada TV
Vacay.ca

It's the second-to-last day of shooting of the highly anticipated movie, Corner Gas. I am ushered into a darkly lit room called the video village to sit and wait out the filming of a scene before I can interview Brent Butt, creator and star of the Corner Gas TV series that is phenomenally popular in Canada.

Saskatchewan Considered What?!

CBC | Posted 08.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

While the referendum campaign was gearing up in Quebec in 1995, a team of Saskatchewan officials headed by then-Premier Roy Romanow considered the p...

Saskatchewan Premier Asks Harper For $100 Million For Flood Relief

CBC | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he has no doubt the federal government will approve his request for an advance of $100 million dollars for disast...

LOOK: Prairie Flooding Causes Widespread Damage

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.03.2014 | Canada Alberta

After heavy rain drenched the Canadian prairies over the weekend, the widespread damage caused by floodwaters is becoming clear in Manitoba and Saskat...

Prairie Farmers Tackle Floodwaters

CP | Jennifer Graham and Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

Water sloshes around Jace Brown's waist as he walks through his farmyard in the far southeastern corner of Saskatchewan, near the village of Carievale...

This Canada Day I'm Celebrating Nature and Those Who Protect it

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 08.28.2014 | Canada Impact
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

This Canada Day, I'm not only celebrating our country's beautiful natural places, which are like no other in the world. I'm celebrating the visionary Canadians who have believed in the importance of protecting the best of what Canada has to offer.

Want a Middle Class? Imitate Alberta and Saskatchewan

Mark Milke | Posted 08.16.2014 | Canada Business
Mark Milke

There has been much hand-wringing over the claimed disappearance of the middle class. At the national level important policy such as a stable currency and domestic peace matter to the creation of prosperity and the formation of the middle class. But domestically, consider one issue -- tax rates -- that can be easily compared across provinces and which has an effect upon wealth creation and thus opportunities and jobs.

Canada's Future Lies in Small Politics

Cole Hogan | Posted 06.28.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

Canadians' politics are local, not national. The lack of confidence in governments to take on the country's big issues means Canadians trust their governments with smaller, achievable goals. Affordable, doable policy solutions trump vague, grand promises, programs, or visions.

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 05.26.2014 | 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 04.30.2014 | 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 04.26.2014 | 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...