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Fentanyl linked to 2 Regina overdoses in June

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:19:48 EDT


Two men, ages 47 and 41, were taken to hospital by ambulance on June 22. Police say the men thought they were using heroin.

New mâmawêyatitân centre works to build community in North Central neighbourhood

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:07:58 EDT


The smell inside Regina's new mâmawêyatitân centre is fresh and the building's architecture is immaculate, but it’s the people you’ll find inside who make it feel welcoming.

Swift Current youth shelter set to close doors after lack of operating funds

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:36:53 EDT


Dorie's House, an emergency youth shelter in Swift Current, Sask., will close on Oct. 4, less than a year after it opened, because of a financial shortfall.

3 women from Edmonton dead after stolen truck collides with minivan near Lloydminster, Sask.

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:09:35 EDT


Police are investigating after a serious collision east of Lloydminster on Highway 16.

Annual walk in honour of slain teen calls for violence to end in Regina

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:07:12 EDT


The walk began at the site where the body of 16-year-old Darian Moise was found on Sept. 3, 2015.

Sask. Indigenous graduation rates still lagging as overall rate hits 20-year high

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:38:13 EDT


The Ministry of Education says more students are graduating from high school in Saskatchewan but the rate for Indigenous students remains more than 20 percentage points lower than the province's long-term goal.

Opposition NDP accuses government of 'shooting first, aiming later' with budget

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:28:24 EDT


Six months after the Saskatchewan government delivered its tough spring budget, it has reversed another spending decision.

Sask. man who brutally attacked homeless woman sentenced to 16 years behind bars

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:00:00 EDT


The man who brutally attacked a homeless woman in Prince Albert, Sask., before setting her on fire has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.

U of S researcher appointed to U.S. panel on water risks amid climate change

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:43:58 EDT


A University of Saskatchewan hydrologist appointed to a U.S. panel on the future of water resources says Hurricane Harvey was a wake-up call for Canada’s southern neighbours.

Sask. woman gets house arrest for helping child predator contact victims

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:33:27 EDT


A Saskatchewan woman who helped a Winnipeg child sex predator defy a court order barring him from contacting his victims has been granted a one year conditional sentence.

Construction equipment may affect downtown Regina drivers

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:53:08 EDT


The City of Regina said drivers should consider an alternative route on Friday if travelling downtown. A crane will be installed on 12th Avenue for building renovations.

U of S security officers add naloxone kits to tool belts

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:00:00 EDT


Protective services staff at the University of Saskatchewan are carrying a new tool they hope never to use. The potentially life-saving medication naloxone can reverse the effects of an overdose and has become the standard treatment for fentanyl overdoses.

All Pelican Narrows fire evacuees should now be home, says province

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:24:38 EDT


The province provided its final briefing on the wildfire situation in Northern Saskatchewan Thursday.

Andrew Scheer calls environment minister to apologize for MP's sexist 'Barbie' tweet

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:47:01 EDT


Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has personally apologized to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna for a Tory MP's remark referring to her as "climate Barbie."

The Morning Edition was live this morning from Regina's mâmawêyatitân centre

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:00:00 EDT


The Morning Edition broadcasted live from mâmawêyatitân centre in North Central on Friday.

'I have difficulty with the hero thing:' Jeff Bauman on Boston Marathon bombing film Stronger

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:14:17 EDT


How does it feel to have Jake Gyllenhaal play you in a major Hollywood movie? 'It was surreal,' says Jeff Bauman, the real-life inspiration for Stronger, a biographical drama about his recovery after losing his legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

Medical procedures cancelled, postponed at Pasqua Hospital after burst water pipe

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:21:28 EDT


A broken pipe at Pasqua Hospital in Regina has caused damaged to several units.

$20M from province will help U of S College of Medicine keep its accreditation: dean

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:30:54 EDT


The money is specifically meant to cover costs meant to help with the ongoing review of the college's accreditation.

No bomb found after threat made against North Battleford school, says division

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:00:09 EDT


A bomb threat at John Paul II Collegiate in North Battleford, Sask., on Thursday prompted RCMP to evacuate the school.

Sask. government considered buying high-priced farmland near GTH from Regina developer — before he owned it

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:00:00 EDT


Confidential emails reveal key players in the notorious "GTH land deal" were working on yet another deal just as the first controversial transaction was concluding in December 2013.