National News

Boris Johnson reached the top but was felled by his flaws

Jul 7, 2022 | 6:26am

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson wanted to be like his hero Winston Churchill: a larger-than-life character who led Britain through a time of crisis. He was felled by crises of his own making, as a trickle of ethics allegations became a flood that engulfed his government and turned his own party against him. Johnson resigned […]

Abortion ruling exposes deep chasm over the issue in the US

Jun 24, 2022 | 2:06pm

America was convulsed with anger, joy, fear and confusion Friday after the Supreme Court overturned Roe versus Wade. The canyon-like divide across the U.S. over the right to terminate a pregnancy was on full display, with abortion rights supporters calling it a dark day in history, while abortion foes welcomed the ruling as the answer […]

BREAKING: US Supreme Court Overturns Roe v Wade

Jun 24, 2022 | 8:49am

The US Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v  Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The decision, unthinkable just a few years ago, was the culmination […]

Team Schmirler Inducted Into World Curling HOF

Jun 23, 2022 | 1:38pm

Its a tremendous honour, for some incredible curlers. It was announced today Team Schmirler will be inducted into the World Curling Federation Hall of Fame.  Skip Sandra Schmirler was posthumously inducted into the hall in 2009. Her teammates Jan Betker, Joan McCusker and Marcia Gudereit will now join her. Team Schmirler won the World Championship […]

Head of sexual assault centre condemns Saskatchewan judge

Jun 23, 2022 | 11:55am

The head of a sexual assault centre says she wrote a letter to the Canadian Judicial Council condemning recent comments made by a Saskatchewan judge. Last month, Justice Brian Scherman found a former Regina doctor not guilty of sexually assaulting five of his former patients. In his written decision, Scherman said the women mistook what […]

CN, union at loggerheads on wages, conditions as strike enters third day

Jun 20, 2022 | 10:27am

Canadian National Railway Co. says it has gone the extra mile to meet union demands amid a strike by signal and electrical workers, who say the concessions do not go far enough. About 750 CN employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers walked off the job across the country Saturday morning. In an […]

Retired priest, 92, charged with assault in Manitoba residential school case

Jun 20, 2022 | 9:20am

A 92-year-old retired priest has been charged after a decade-long investigation into the Fort Alexander Residential School in Manitoba. Arthur Masse faces one count of indecent assault in relation to a 10-year-old girl who was a student at the school, RCMP said Friday. The alleged offence took place between 1968 and 1970 when Masse was […]

UPDATE: Emergency Alert in La Ronge Cancelled

Jun 19, 2022 | 1:56pm

RCMP are still on the lookout for a suspect after issuing a public safety alert in the area on Sunday. Police issued the alert because a possibility of a pair of men with a firearm, to be a danger to the community. The alert was called off after several individuals were taken into custody. One […]

Premier Moe’s Popularity Remaining Steady

Jun 14, 2022 | 8:38am

Premier Scott Moe is holding steady when it comes to popularity. According to a poll from Angus Reid, Premier Moe is at 51 percent support in Saskatchewan, right where he was the last time a poll was taken.  That’s good enough for second place on the premier leaderboard. Premier Tim Houston in Nova Scotia holds […]

Popular Ikea Item Recalled

Jun 9, 2022 | 11:16am

A popular kitchen appliance from Ikea is being recalled. Its the Metallisk Espresso maker for cooktop, 0.4 l, with a silver-grey stainless steel safety valve located near the base of the product. The steel safety valve may burst and expel hot contents, posing burn or other injury hazards to consumers. As of June 6, 2022, […]