Regina Mom Falls 10 Storeys Down Laundry Chute To Her Death

CBC | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

Stevenson said she worries Machiskinic's death may be not be treated with urgency because she was an impaired aboriginal prostitute. 

Doctors Must Help Patients Despite Beliefs, Morals: Regulator

CP | Posted 09.19.2015 | Canada

The college completed a draft of the conscientious objection policy in June and received feedback on it over the summer.

Saskatchewan RCMP Offer To Bring Chips And Salsa To Frosh Party

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 09.21.2015 | Canada

They'll also be bringing "a choice of possible charges."

Strong Voter Registration Campaigns Scare Stephen Harper

Nick Fillmore | Posted 09.13.2015 | Canada Politics
Nick Fillmore

The primary objective of Stephen Harper's absurdly-named Fair Elections Act is to prevent hundreds of thousands of Canadians from voting for the NDP, Liberals, Greens, etc. They know that a large number of people -- students, marginalized people and First Nations -- will have a hard time voting. There needs to be close co-operation among groups to make sure that as many people as possible -- particularly people in some 70 ridings where the Conservatives are vulnerable -- have the identification they need to vote.

Fentanyl Stole My Brother From Our Family

Joelle Tomlinson | Posted 09.03.2015 | Canada Living
Joelle Tomlinson

Fentanyl stole from me, from my family and from countless others across Canada. I've had items stolen from me before. In high school, someone broke into my locker and took my iPod. I remember my mom telling me, "Life goes on." Last year, someone stole funds from my bank account. Life goes on. Sometimes, though, it doesn't. On February 28, 2015, my older brother took what he thought was an Oxycontin tablet while he was out partying. He went home, he went to bed and he never woke up.

Saskatchewan Projects $292M Deficit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada Politics

Finance Minister Kevin Doherty announced the red ink Monday.

Saskatchewan City Under Boil Water Advisory

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2015 | Canada Alberta

North Battleford, with a population of about 14,000, is under a boil-water advisory.

Harper, Saskatchewan And The Senate: Why Policy Came Now

CP | Stephanie Levitz | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — When the Calgary Stampede ends and the last pancakes are flipped, the white cowboy hats put away in their boxes, Stephen Harper usually hea...

Will Climate Refugees in Canada Spur Action on Climate Change?

Dr Ryan Meili | Posted 08.10.2015 | Canada Impact
Dr Ryan Meili

The people who have been relocated in Saskatchewan come from Northern communities with higher rates of poverty than the rest of the province. This is the predicted pattern of the repercussions from climate change, as remote communities with less infrastructure are more prone to its effects.

You Can Be a Mountie for a Day at the RCMP In Regina | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Travel

It's a dawn on a warm June morning when I head into the RCMP Depot for a day of education. I'm learning what it takes to be a Mountie. Mine is a crash course -- in more ways than one.

The Other Casualties Of Those Raging Wildfires

CP | Bre McAdam, CKOM, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada Politics

SASKATOON - The wildfires in northern Saskatchewan have been burning since late May, leaving forests charred and barren and forcing wildlife to find n...

Don't Go Home: Officials Tell Saskatchewan Fire Evacuees

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada

Thousands of fire evacuees in Saskatchewan are anxious to return home, but officials are urging them to be patient and ignore rumours.Information circ...

Not Enough Food, Blankets For Saskatchewan Evacuees

CP | Kurtis Doering, CKOM, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Some of us didn't even have supper last night or breakfast this morning."

Soldiers Train To Fight Dire Wildfire Situation In Sask.

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

"It's not often the Canadian Army is called upon by the provinces to assist with forest fires but this is a big one for Saskatchewan. We're happy to oblige."

9,000 Evacuated In Saskatchewan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada Alberta

Soldiers started rolling into Saskatchewan on Monday to double firefighting efforts in the north, where about 9,000 people have been forced out of the...

Military To Help Battle Northern Saskatchewan Fires

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2015 | Canada

REGINA - Close to 1,000 military personnel are on their way to help fight wildfires in Saskatchewan.Duane McKay, commissioner of emergency management ...

Thick Smoke Making Saskatchewan Wildfire Less Volatile: Official

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

There were 110 active fires in Saskatchewan on Wednesday, and of them, only about 10 were contained.

Saskatchewan Scraps Tampon Tax

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Politics

Provincial sales tax will be removed from products starting July 1.

Sask. City Slammed For 'Hypocrisy' After Telling Residents To Conserve Water

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Alberta

A city in southern Saskatchewan has been flooded with complaints on social media after someone snapped a photo of a pressure washer being used to clean city hall this weekend.

4 Canadian Hidden Gems You Should Visit This Summer | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Travel

The falling dollar will encourage a lot of Canadians to travel in their own country this summer. Big-name destinations like the Rocky Mountains and Niagara Falls get a lot of attention from visitors to Canada, but there are plenty of other less iconic spots in the country that deserve more love.

This Saskatchewan Town Has A Very Unfortunate Slogan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

They're considering changing it

Ex-Mountie Faces New Underage Sex Assault Charges

CP | Clare Clancy, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alan Davidson moved across the Prairies between 1981 and 2014, where he was involved in baseball and hockey leagues.

How a Made-in-B.C. Strategy Could Bring an End to AIDS in Canada

Dr Ryan Meili | Posted 05.24.2015 | Canada Impact
Dr Ryan Meili

Saskatchewan is among a number of regions in Canada, such as Manitoba and even our nation's capital, currently experiencing alarming spikes in the spread of HIV. B.C. has an impressive track record for slowing the spread of HIV/AIDs in the province. The B.C. Centre created a Treatment as Prevention strategy which provides widespread access to HIV testing, care, support and treatment. Keys to the strategy's success have been political commitment, programmatic focus, ongoing innovation coupled with monitoring and evaluation, appropriate resourcing and free services (including fully free antiretroviral therapy (ART)).

They Speak A Different Language In Saskatchewan. Here's Proof.

The Huffington Post Alberta | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Alberta

What's a "bunnyhug"?

RBC Taylor Prize: An Interview With Author Barbara Taylor

Barbara Taylor | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Living
Barbara Taylor

"Madness is a childish thing," Barbara Taylor writes in The Last Asylum, a memoir of her two decades as a mental patient in England. The book records her breakdown, her 21-year-long analysis, her periods as an inmate at Friern Mental Hospital (The Iron Mother) in North London.