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Ancient Human Bones Halt Pipeline Dig

BETHUNE - A pipeline project near Bethune, Sask., has turned into an archeological dig. A week ago, a contractor with SaskEnergy subsidiary TransGas was digging a trench for a new gas pipeline when he...
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She Lost Her Census Fight

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the appeal of a Saskatoon woman who refused to fill out the 2006 long-form census.Sandra Finley was found guilty in 2011 of contravening the Statisti...

Long Road Ahead for Broten's NDP

The Saskatchewan Party has launched a political advertisement against the new leader of the Saskatchewan NDP and Leader of the Official Opposition, Cam Broten. The advertisement attempts to tether Broten to the previous NDP leader, Dwain Lingenfelter, and to the party's 2011 First Nations resource revenue sharing policy.
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What We've Done to the Environment Is Haunting Us Now

It's becoming clearer that what we are putting into the environment is returning to haunt us, resulting in unnecessary loss of lives, malnourishment, disease and starvation. Another key lesson is, the developed nations are not shielded from climate change, nor do they have the capacity to deal with a devastation of such cataclysmic proportion as the recent severe weather event in Colorado.
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Campus Pipe Ceremony Under Fire

SASKATOON - A controversy has erupted at the University of Saskatchewan over a traditional aboriginal pipe ceremony for which organizers asked women "on their moon time" not to attend.Kevin Flynn, an...
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Setting The Stage For 2015

OTTAWA - New Democrat MPs are returning to their Saskatchewan roots for their annual summer caucus retreat.The party was born in the province 52 years ago, and it may yet hold the key to their hopes o...
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LOOK: Children Who Kill Children

If the child suspected in the beating death of a six-year-old boy in a Saskatchewan First Nation community is found to be responsible, he will be one of the youngest killers in Canadian history. The...
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The Cage Is Now Legal In This Province

REGINA - Mixed martial arts events will soon be legal in Saskatchewan, and the Ultimate Fighting Championship says that's good for athletes.The government is setting up an athletics commission that wi...
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Canada's Top Themed Running Events

They're the perfect antidote to the 5K blahs. Themed runs are popping up all across the country, offering runners a fresh, exciting and fun alternative to the local 5K race scene. From running on the ocean floor to being chased by zombies, we've compiled a list of Canada's most interesting, fun and festive races.
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Good For His Government's Pocketbook

SASKATOON - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says a proposed pipeline that would move oil from Western Canada to the East Coast would bring many benefits to his province.TransCanada Corp. has announced...
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Families Of Dead Teens In Disbelief

LASHBURN, Sask. - Dalbert Attfield had hope that his 15-year-old son was still alive when the Mounties asked him and his wife to drive down the highway to the next Saskatchewan town so they could meet...
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Driver With No Arms Wants Apology

SASKATOON - A man with no arms isn't giving up his fight against a Saskatoon police officer who gave him a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt.Steve Simonar made headlines across the country earlier thi...