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Premier's office emailed information to Alanna Koch campaign about topic just before debate

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:00:10 EST


CBC News has learned that it was an email chain involving the premier’s chief of operations and communications that sparked a complaint from Saskatchewan Party leadership hopefuls about an alleged leak of information.

Indigenous family receives wheelchair accessible house after chief applies for access to Jordan's Principle

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:12:40 EST


Tuesday marks 10 years since the House of Commons passed the resolution named after Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation child Jordan River Anderson. Families say it's helpful but advocates say it could be better.

Not surprising, but 'very important': Liberation therapy creator disproves own research

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:00:46 EST


Liberation therapy was created by Italian doctor, Paolo Zamboni. In November, Zamboni published a new study, showing no improvement in patients with MS, calling liberation therapy "largely ineffective" and not to be recommended.

Canadian cellular prices declining, mainly for talk and text, report finds

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:43:51 EST


Prices for cellphone service in Canada came down in the last year, but not for heavy users in the vast majority of Canadian cities.

Teen who killed baby wouldn't get needed 'lifelong' services with youth sentence: expert

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:30:00 EST


The teenager who murdered a six-week-old baby while the child's family was sleeping nearby could learn her fate this week.

Sask. Party leadership candidate Alanna Koch says she would do immediate review on insurance tax

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:16:19 EST


In the lead-up to the Sask. Party leadership race, CBC Saskatchewan is interviewing each of the six candidates about their priorities and opinions.

Average Sask. health region employee took more than 10 sick days last year

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:00:22 EST


Saskatchewan's auditor says the government needs to do more to cut down on sick leave by employees.

5th avenue Conexus Credit Union robbed in Regina

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:02:28 EST


According to police, a man entered the branch location and passed a note to a clerk asking for money. The clerk complied and the man fled the building.

New MP Rosemarie Falk says she'll bring something different to Battlefords-Lloydminster riding

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:52:23 EST


Conservative Rosemarie Falk won Monday's byelection for the Saskatchewan Battlefords-Lloydminster riding. The 29-year-old was a bit surprised by the win because she's so new to politics.

Roughriders extend Chris Jones through 2019 season

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:01:57 EST


Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach, general manager and vice-president of football operations Chris Jones has signed an extension though the 2019 CFL season.

Homemade guns built for less than $20 are 'up close and personal' weapons present in Saskatchewan

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:00:00 EST


The homemade firearms can be built in an hour for under $20. Despite this the weapons are rare in Saskatchewan, as often there are already illicit means to find a gun.

Sask. businesses now able to raise capital from Alta. investors through crowdfunding

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:50:06 EST


While the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta bicker over licence plates and public construction work zones, the two have made it a little easier for businesses to raise some cash.

RBC projecting Sask. economy to rebound in 2018 and 2019

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:30:00 EST


The outlook for Saskatchewan's economy is looking good, according to RBC's economic forecast.

Justin Trudeau's Liberals win byelections again where it matters most

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:11:27 EST


The Conservatives picked up support in three of four byelections, but the Liberals won the kind of seat that will decide the next federal election in 2019.

Painter turns to digital art following neuromuscular disease diagnosis

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:00:00 EST


A painter from Luseland, Sask., started Laycock Digital Art, a pet portrait company, after she was diagnosed with an autoimmune neuromuscular disease that is causing her to go blind and lose mobility.

Grieving Saskatoon mom urges all to 'start taking responsibility' and keep drunk drivers off the road

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:00:00 EST


There is a new campaign against drinking and driving, but it's not coming from the police or from Saskatchewan Government Insurance. Instead this urgent plea is coming direct from the broken heart of a Saskatoon mother.

Conservative grabs nearly 70% of vote in Battlefords-Lloydminster byelection

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:58:54 EST


Conservative candidate Rosemarie Ashley Falk has won the byelection in the Saskatchewan riding of Battlefords-Lloydminster.

Multimillion-dollar distillery under construction in Regina

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:33:38 EST


One of Canada's most successful families in the liquor industry is working to build the biggest distillery in the history of Saskatchewan.

Sask. woman finds manufacturer's defect let mice into new SUV

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:55:25 EST


Randelle Agrey and her husband purchased a 2016 Chrysler Dodge Journey and drove happily for several months, until a lingering smell turned into an unbearable stench.

App helps blind, partially sighted people navigate indoors

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:02:02 EST


CNIB has introduced new wayfinding technology in Regina that the organization says “smashes accessibility barriers” for people who are blind or partially sighted.