Saskatchewan

Sask. RCMP Ask Farmers Not To Carry Guns, Fight Crime

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

"People are just fed up."

Public Car Insurers Justify Jacking Up Rates With Fudged Facts

Dermod Travis | Posted 09.06.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

ICBC applying for basic rate increase of 4.9 per cent. According to its release, the number of crashes across B.C. "jumped by 15 per cent in two years from 260,000 in 2013 to 300,000 in 2015." Why 2013 and not some other year, say 2007? The numbers wouldn't fit the narrative.

The Saskatchewan Oil Spill Is Affecting An Endangered Species

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada Alberta

The Cree First Nations says it has taken its own water and soil samples for testing.

Rising Water Levels Pause Saskatchewan Oil Spill Cleanup

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

Water flows could rise up to two metres.

Brad Wall Says Racism Is A National Problem

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2016 | Canada Alberta

"We need to start building an understanding."

Brad Wall Buys Country Legend's White Cadillac

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

It has the name "Waylon'' embroidered in the middle of the leather seat.

Online Comments Can Be Criminal, Sask. Police Warn After Shooting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2016 | Canada Alberta

They ask people to "remain respectful'' in their online communication.

Chef's Prairie Feast Gives Canadians A Reason To Visit Saskatoon

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

MacKay's vision is embodied in Prairie Feast, an annual celebration of Saskatchewan food and culture that wrapped up its second edition last weekend. This year, chefs from around Canada came and cooked sensational food on the street, beneath tents and amid the hot sun and famous big, blue skies of the middle of the country.

World's First In-Vitro Bison Calves Born In Saskatchewan

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

The breakthrough comes after a decade of genetic research.

Worker Dies At Saskatchewan's New Children's Hospital

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

The worksite has been shut down.

The Top 4 Places For Summer Stargazing In Canada

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

From the beaches of Saskatchewan to the world's largest astronomy park, Canada is home to some incredible places to stare at the sky. Amateur stargazers and the most serious astronomy enthusiasts can find all of the wonder and excitement their seeking in the Great White North.

Brad Wall Eats Up Potato Chips Analogy After Revealing Deficit

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada Politics

"It's not like potato chips at all."

Abolishing Hospital Visiting Hours Would Respect Patients' Needs

Jennifer Lavallee | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Alberta
Jennifer Lavallee

By the end of this year, visiting hours will no longer exist in Saskatchewan hospitals. In early May, the province decided family members will soon be allowed to sit by their loved one's side, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, should they so desire. Personally, I hope my own province is taking note.

Amazing Canadian Vacation Destinations You Didn't Even Know Existed

Andrea Chrysanthou | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Travel
Andrea Chrysanthou

While world events may have factored into Canadian's decisions to stay local, I'd like to think it had more to do with the fact that more of us are choosing to discover just how amazing this country really is. There are so many things to do in Canada and while you may think you've heard of them all, here are some that don't get the attention they deserve.

Saskatchewan Voters Head To The Polls After Lacklustre Campaign

CP Politics | Jennifer Graham | Posted 04.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

"It's been really sleepy and there's been hardly any interest, I think, in the issues brought forward by the parties."

► Massive Brawl Erupts At Hockey Game In Town Called Unity

CP | CKOM | Posted 04.01.2016 | Canada Alberta

Fans were "exchanging words throughout the game.''

Search For Suspect In Fatal Saskatchewan Shooting Ends In Gunfire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2016 | Canada Alberta

Police say the suspect who died was from the First Nation community.

How Will The Saskatchewan Election Affect Its Citizens?

Dr Ryan Meili | Posted 03.29.2016 | Canada Politics
Dr Ryan Meili

The recent Saskatchewan leaders' debate has been criticized as a great deal of shouting with very little substance. This is disappointing, as elections are exciting moments to consider important ideas in the light of what matters most: our health and well-being.

I'm Not Ready To Let Go Of My Memory-Filled Saskatoon Home

Jacki Andre | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada Living
Jacki Andre

Last fall, a guy came knocking on my door. He had purchased the derelict house next door and wondered if I would sell my not-so-derelict house as well. I would be lying if I said I wasn't tempted. The housing market in Saskatoon isn't strong. A friend has had her house on the market for four months and hasn't had a single offer.

Social Media Claims 2 More Political Casualities in Saskatchewan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2016 | Canada Politics

The candidates' comments went "beyond bad jokes and immaturity."

Equality Means Acknowledging Marginalized Women, Too

Bonnie L. Brayton | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Living
Bonnie L. Brayton

Women with disabilities, Indigenous women, immigrant and racialized women, LGBQT women -- all of us "other" women must be at the centre of any messages about women's equality and must be at the centre of any strategy that purports to lead to equality between men and women.

Saskatchewan Party Headquarters Vandalized By 'Some Jackwagon': Wall

CBC | CBC News | Posted 03.06.2016 | Canada Alberta

The blue spray paint said "crook."

He's Her Perfect Match, And It Saved Her Life

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2016 | Canada Alberta

A Saskatchewan man gave his ill fiancee more than his heart.

La Loche Shooting Victim Released From Hospital

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Alberta

Four people were killed and seven injured in the mass shooting on Jan. 22.

Here's How The Conservative Party Can Secure Its Future

Cole Hogan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Politics
Cole Hogan

I respect the social conservative viewpoint but believe an insistence on it alienates a new generation of conservatives and winning potential. The conservative movement cannot afford to sacrifice the added value of this generation in lieu of social conservative ideological purity. To do so confines the movement to its base, and opposition.