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Brian Mulroney, 18th prime minister and Progressive Conservative titan, dead at 84

Brian Mulroney, 18th prime minister and Progressive Conservative titan, dead at 84

Feb 29, 2024 | 7:54pm
There was no in-between with Martin Brian Mulroney. Canadians loved him: In 1984, they handed the youthful charmer a blank cheque and the largest majority mandate in history so he could change the country. Canadians hated him: When he announced his departure from politics in 1993, his charm was dismissed as blarney, his youth faded into a […]
Jury deliberating in coroner’s inquest into Saskatchewan mass killer’s death

Jury deliberating in coroner’s inquest into Saskatchewan mass killer’s death

Feb 29, 2024 | 2:33pm
Jury deliberations have begun at a Saskatchewan coroner’s inquest into how a man who stabbed and killed 11 people and injured 17 others died in police custody.  Robert Kennedy, the coroner overseeing the inquest, told jurors Thursday they will have to determine whether Myles Sanderson intended to kill himself when he consumed a toxic amount […]
Teachers Trying to Dial Up the Heat on the Provincial Government

Teachers Trying to Dial Up the Heat on the Provincial Government

Feb 29, 2024 | 1:30pm
Teachers in Saskatchewan are escalating their job action, as they work to reach a new deal with the provincial government on a new contract. Starting Tuesday March 5th, teachers are withdrawing from all extra curricular activities in Saskatchewan for two days. That would include the organization, supervision and facilitation of activities, including athletics, non-curricular arts, […]
Legislature set to resume Monday, March 4th

Legislature set to resume Monday, March 4th

Feb 29, 2024 | 11:40am
The break is almost over for provincial politicians, and the road ahead looks to be bumpy at best. The Legislature will resume sitting on Monday, Match 4th at 1:30pm. This is the last sitting ahead of an expected election call. Under legislation, the government has to hold an election on, or before October 28th. Of […]
Liberals table bill paving way for future pharmacare program a day before deadline

Liberals table bill paving way for future pharmacare program a day before deadline

Feb 29, 2024 | 10:57am
Health Minister Mark Holland tabled a long-awaited bill Thursday meant to pave the way for national pharmacare and preserve a deal that secures NDP support for the government in the House of Commons.  The bill also includes a program to cover birth control and diabetes drugs and supplies for anyone with a health card, which […]
SUMA Calling On Ottawa to Reverse Proposed Changes to Canada Community Building Fund

SUMA Calling On Ottawa to Reverse Proposed Changes to Canada Community Building Fund

Feb 28, 2024 | 12:06pm
The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association is calling on the federal government to roll back proposed changes to the Canada Community Building Fund. Its a federal program to have dollars flow through the provinces to the municipalities to build or repair infrastructure. The proposed changes include language around affordable housing, which just adds more regulation and […]
New Leger poll suggests support for Conservatives, Pierre Poilievre is growing

New Leger poll suggests support for Conservatives, Pierre Poilievre is growing

Feb 28, 2024 | 10:05am
A new poll suggests support for Pierre Poilievre is growing, and most Canadians are optimistic about their household finances. Support for the Tories was up one point to 41 per cent in the latest Leger tracking poll, which asks respondents for their voting intentions each month.  Liberal support held steady at 25 per cent, while […]
Multiple fish left to waste on Montreal Lake

Multiple fish left to waste on Montreal Lake

Feb 26, 2024 | 3:25pm
Conservation officers are looking for those responsible in a case of several game fish being left to waste on Montreal Lake. Christopher Lake conservation officers got a report on January 28 about 7 whole northern pike that had been left about 300 metres from the shore of the lake near Timber Bay, Saskatchewan. Officers believe […]
Sask Ministry of Environment raising awareness of invasive species

Sask Ministry of Environment raising awareness of invasive species

Feb 26, 2024 | 2:55pm
Making the public aware of what invasive species are and the potential negative impacts it can have on the environment is what the Saskatchewan government is focusing on this week, as it declared Monday to Sunday Invasive Species Awareness Week. Invasive species are non-native plants, animals, insects, and diseases that can be spread unintentionally through […]