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Restaurant patios, vaping, part of Regina smoking bylaw review

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:50:55 EST


The City of Regina is reviewing smoking rules for outdoor spaces — such as restaurant patios.

Regina coach, educator, former MLA Gordon Currie dies

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:44:15 EST


Gordon Currie, a legendary Saskatchewan coach and educator who also served in Grant Devine's cabinet, passed away this week at 93.

Healing lodges, alternative sentences work, says McKay lawyer

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:15:34 EST


The lawyer of Catherine McKay, who killed a family of four while driving drunk, says many inmates would benefit from a healing lodge.

Cleanup of oil spill in Saskatchewan cost $107M, Husky Energy says

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:24:35 EST


Husky Energy says efforts to clean up a major oil pipeline spill last year in Saskatchewan have cost $107 million.

Chinese restaurant closed due to smoke, water damage after Bonanza fire

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:29:26 EST


A fire that destroyed Saskatoon's Bonanza Steakhouse earlier this week has caused the closure of another business.

Sask. family of 4 ditches large home for 'morphing' condo

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:32:01 EST


Grant Martens, along with his wife and two teenage daughters, decided to leave their 2,700 square foot Eaton's catalogue home in Rosetown, Sask. for an 800 square foot condo in Saskatoon.

Métis Nation-Saskatchewan to hold general election on May 27

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:32:13 EST


The Métis Nation-Saskatchewan has set May 27 as the date for its first election since September 2012.

Saskatoon garage fire causes $30K in damage

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:48:58 EST


Saskatoon fire crews were called to a garage fire early Friday and although there was heavy smoke and flame, they had it under control in about 10 minutes.

Experts say Regina can breathe easy, despite reports of high pollution

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:03:19 EST


A recent article published by The Guardian lists Regina as one of the 10 most polluted cities in the U.S. and Canada, but experts are assuring Regina residents that they can still breathe easy.

Defence urges non-jail sentence for man who killed Victor McNab, 84

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:39:10 EST


There should be intensive counselling but no more prison time for the man convicted of killing 84-year-old Victor Richard McNab, a Regina court heard Thursday.

Theatre program builds bridges between Indigenous and newcomer kids in Regina

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:00:00 EST


A group of Indigenous and newcomer students in Regina are building bridges between cultures with their upcoming theatre performance.

Pelican Narrows homicide highlights lack of resources in north, says resident

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:05:51 EST


Pelican Narrows residents are mourning the death of a 16-year-old boy who was recently killed. Despite the tragedy, many are working to make the community a better place, one resident says.

Saskatoon Meewasin byelection: Candidates on First Nations revenue sharing

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:00:00 EST


Ahead of the Saskatoon Meewasin byelection, CBC Saskatoon checked in with all five candidates to get their thoughts on the biggest, political issues Saskatchewan faces.

K.d. lang stopping in Saskatoon, Regina on tour

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:56:36 EST


Twenty-five years after the release of her breakthrough album, Ingénue, and her huge hit Constant Craving, k.d. lang has announced she will be touring across Canada, stopping in Saskatoon and Regina.

Federal government still shortchanging First Nations children a year after tribunal ruling, advocates say

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:04:39 EST


Top First Nations activists say the government is still shortchanging Indigenous children through discriminatory spending practices on child welfare and health care services, despite a year-old Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling.