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'This world needs more people like Mark': Humboldt Broncos assistant coach remembered at funeral

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:00:00 EDT


Mark Cross was a ferocious competitor when he played hockey, but those who knew him say the assistant coach for the Humboldt Broncos had a calming presence on his players, teammates and friends.

'I'm excited to see all the contestants': Powwow dancing princess prepares to hand off the crown in Regina

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 21:45:51 EDT


The past year as First Nations University powwow princess have been transformative for longtime dancer Jesse Kaiswatum, as she gained confidence and became a role model for Indigenous youth.

Sheila Coles receives lifetime achievement award, CBC Saskatchewan wins 5 RTDNA awards

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 22:30:00 EDT


Prairie journalists and their work were honoured at an awards ceremony on Saturday evening, as CBC Saskatchewan scooped up five awards, while former CBC Saskatchewan Morning Edition host Sheila Coles was honoured with a lifetime achievement award.

'Lean on each other': First responder at Broncos' crash says support helps in coping

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:42:35 EDT


As hundreds of would-be volunteer firefighters gather in Nipawin for training this weekend, Mitchell Lapchuk is going to hammer home a message he’s learned from years of handling the stress of responding to disasters — that it's OK to ask for help.

Tools stolen from Humboldt, Sask., program for people with disabilities

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:56:26 EDT


A woodworking program for people with disabilities in Humboldt, Sask., had to shut down temporarily after thieves broke in and stole about $10,000 worth of tools and equipment last month.

Obituary website sells memorials for Humboldt victims without family permission

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 04:00:00 EDT


Obituaries for victims of the Humboldt Broncos crash have appeared on a website that aggregates death notices from across Canada, while adding offers to purchase gifts and memorials, without the involvement or permission of the families.

Hummingbird Crossing, a 'little band from Regina' headed for big bluegrass festival in North Carolina

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:00:00 EDT


A Regina bluegrass band is headed down to North Carolina to compete against 11 other North American bands at the annual Merlefest.

'A second lease on life': 420 in Regina equal parts party and protest

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:12:31 EDT


Victoria Park was once again the scene of 420 festivities in Regina. A protest was planned but the would-be participants opted to stay in the park and enjoy the weather.

Sask. flu season kills more than 3 times as many people as previous year

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:38:04 EDT


Saskatchewan's latest flu season saw more than three times as many deaths as the previous year, along with a 68.7 per cent increase in the overall number of flu sufferers.

Online vehicle sale ends in unexpected carjacking in Regina

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:16:12 EDT


The Regina Police Service is warning people to use caution when selling vehicles online after an incident in the city last week.

1,502 submissions received for Sask.'s 51 available cannabis retail permits

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:31:30 EDT


The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority received 1,502 applications from prospective cannabis retailers.

CP Rail strike postponed as unions ordered to put offer to member vote

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:10:03 EDT


With a decision looming Friday night for rail workers about whether to go on strike, the two unions involved in the dispute have decided to postpone job action for now.

Regina residents rally to reunite Syrian family

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:07:08 EDT


After the recent alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, refugees who have made it to Regina are on high alert about their family members still overseas.

Children's questions on gender diversity easily answered, says educator

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:57:39 EDT


Budd’s advice is for older adults to approach questions about gender diversity as they would any other topic.

RCMP investigating 2 suspicious deaths in southeast Saskatchewan town of Midale

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:00:53 EDT


There's an increased police presence at a business in Midale, Sask. this morning after the suspicious death of two people in the community.

Tenant feels violated after landlord took 162 pictures of her home without permission, put them on internet

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 EDT


A Regina tenant said she was shocked when an employee of her property management company conducted a three month inspection of her home, during which he “took a total of 162 pictures including of my children’s rooms, the bathrooms, inside the toilet.”

Who has been lobbying the Sask. gov't about pot?

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:12:11 EDT


Safety-minded groups and some private companies, is who.

Outreach clinic does 'incredible' work to curb HIV outbreak in Kamsack, Sask., says doctor

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 EDT


Faced with an outbreak of HIV, and grappling with other chronic health issues and addictions, a Kamsack, Sask., outreach clinic has stepped up and is using innovative ways to stem the spread of infectious diseases.

'We all can see ourselves in this tragic circumstance': CBC audience offers tributes to Humboldt

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:20:10 EDT


We asked you to send your thoughts after the Humboldt Broncos tragedy. Here's what you shared with us.

Police investigating shots fired into Regina home

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:04:27 EDT


The Regina Police Service is looking into who fired shots at a Regina home this week, breaking a front window.