Saskatoon's Proposed Anti-Bullying Bylaw Silences Free Speech

Derek James From | Posted 03.22.2016 | Canada Politics
Derek James From

More authority and less freedom can be an attractive answer. And that's the problem. Legislation of this variety forces us to sacrifice our right to freedom of expression for the chance that some good might come of it. It's a trade off, and it's too high a price to pay, especially when there are less costly options available.

How To Give Your Budget A March Break

Jeffrey Schwartz | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Parents
Jeffrey Schwartz

March Break is just around the corner, and if you're like many Canadians, you're probably wondering how you're going to afford to pay for it. Luckily, there's an easy way to save money, keep your children happy, and teach them a few life lessons too. Use the break as an opportunity to put your kids in the classroom of life by involving them in the March Break budgeting process. Here's how:

Novice Driver Smashes Saskatoon Landmark

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2016 | Canada Alberta

One column was knocked over and smashed another one to pieces.

Historic Saskatoon Bridge Goes Out With A Bang

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Alberta


Aboriginal Women Say Hospital Lied, Coerced Into Sterilization

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada Living

“Why are you guys doing this to women?”

Alberta Man Who Shot Woman Pleads Guilty To Separate Murder

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada Alberta

It was intended to be a contract killing, but he went to the wrong address.

Probation Lifted For U Of S College Of Medicine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

At the time, student performance in national exams was at the bottom of all Canadian medical schools.

Saskatoon Nurses Swarmed By Men While Walking To Their Cars

CP | CKOM | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

The incident occurred near the Royal University Hospital.

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.

► Garbage Truck Shows No Mercy, Crushes Garbage Can To Death

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

The truck shows the can who's boss.

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...

Saskatoon Joins Paris In Removing 'Love Locks'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Alberta

As officials in Paris start removing 45 tons of so-called "love locks," Saskatoon is undergoing a crackdown of its own.

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.

Best of Canadian Food in 2014

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Living
Adrian Brijbassi

Fred Morin looked out at the gravel driveway and asphalt lane behind Joe Beef and said to me, "This restaurant wouldn't happen in most places. Not in California or New York. That's one of the things I'm most proud of. We try to keep things real and true to who we are."

Men Throw Snake At Tim Hortons Worker

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

Talk about a hissy fit. Two Saskatoon men are facing charges after they threw a live snake at a Tim Hortons employee over a sandwich request that ...

Father Witnessed Son's Murder

The Star Phoenix | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

Grace Lafond-Barr says her brother was killed while their 95-year-old father looked on. Lafond-Barr confirmed her brother, 35-year-old Jonathon Laf...

Couple Wins Appeal To Bring Adopted Son Home After Four Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada Living

SASKATOON - A Saskatoon couple has won an appeal and may soon be able to bring home their adopted son from Pakistan.Waheeda and Ashfaq Afridi have bee...

Exploring the Culinary Culture of Our Prairies

Rebecca LeHeup | Posted 12.29.2014 | Canada Travel
Rebecca LeHeup

Like many Canadians who have travelled across the County, I had been to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan several times but it had simply been to "drive through." This fall, I returned to the prairies to learn more about the culinary culture of Saskatoon.

Senior Deported, Faces Stoning

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A 65-year-old woman working as a cook in Saskatoon has been deported to her native Pakistan, where her lawyer says her life could be in dang...

Donations Pour In To Give Terminal Cancer Patient Wedding Of Her Dreams

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

A Saskatoon woman with late-stage cancer will be getting the wedding of her dreams thanks to the help of an Edmonton start-up and donations from more ...

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.

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.

A Bylaw To Bully The Bullies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Living

SASKATOON - City council in Saskatoon has voted to proceed with a draft bylaw aimed at cracking down on bullies.The vote came at a Monday meeting wher...

Say Goodbye To Some Of Your Favourite British Foods

CBC | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

British food fans in Saskatoon are stocking up on products that are now considered illegal to sell. Brit Foods, a specialty store in the city, said ...

Taxpayers Pay For Holckey League Loss

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - The Saskatchewan government is taking a hit of about $668,000 on the Memorial Cup junior hockey championship held in Saskatoon last May.The p...