Saskatchewan

Parts of Saskatchewan under extreme cold warning

An extreme cold warning is in place for parts of Saskatchewan, including Saskatoon, with wind chills in the -40 to -45 range.

Rail bottleneck puts squeeze on Saskatchewan farmers

A backlog in rail transport could mean massive losses for farmers and grain companies that can’t move crops off the Prairies

Exodus from planning committee could trip up regional trail, says White City mayor

The mayor of White City says that a wave of departures from a planning committee will create “uncertainty” around regional projects, like a hiking...

Agar’s Corner destroyed by fire

A century-old building just outside of Saskatoon that was the site of many weddings over the years has been destroyed by fire.

Country Thunder tightens concert security with new bag policy

Country Thunder Music Festival is making a few security enhancements this year, meaning changes to what you can and can’t take to the concert.

NDP leadership ballots sent out; candidate concerned over timing

NDP leadership candidate Ryan Meili is concerned mail-in ballots to choose the race's winner may have been sent out by the party too late. 

No backpacks, coolers or big purses: Country Thunder introduces new bag rules for 2018

Country fans will need to keep their larger bags at their Craven campsites this year. Country Thunder, which operates music festivals in Saskatchewan...

Roberta McKay honoured with Regina YWCA Lifetime Achievement Award

Roberta McKay will receive the lifetime achievement award at the Regina YWCA Women of Distinction Awards in April.

Ottawa-area activists face online threats in Twitter war over Stanley fundraiser

An Ottawa woman has filed a police complaint over death threats she received after posting publicly available information about those who supported a...

Councillors discuss River Walk Promenade options for Edmonton river valley

Many Edmontonians enjoy having direct access to the North Saskatchewan River Valley and on Tuesday, the urban planning committee was looking at ways...

Edmonton's Touch the Water project advances to a funding debate

A new promenade along the north shore of the North Saskatchewan River could see large concrete or wooden steps all the way down to the water. Council...

Saskatchewan Winter Games start in North Battleford

Hundreds of young athletes have started competing at the Saskatchewan Winter Games in North Battleford.

Funding cut to program providing creative outlet to North Central kids

David Blondeau has learned a lot at All Nations Healin' Thru Artz. Having a place to be at 4 p.m. weekdays is another positive byproduct.

Teach-in focuses on systemic injustices towards Indigenous people in wake of Stanley verdict

A teach-in, organized by the Indigenous activist group Idle No More, was held to raise money for the family of Colten Boushie and to talk about...

Saskatchewan Hospital closing its doors after 100 years

Saskatchewan Hospital, the first mental hospital in the province, is closing its doors later this year after 100 years of treating patients.