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Police say 5 dead, including 3 children, in Davidson house fire

Police say 5 dead, including 3 children, in Davidson house fire

Feb 19, 2024 | 12:59pm
RCMP say five people have died, including three children, in a house fire in Davidson a town halfway between Regina and Saskatoon. Mounties say it happened around noon on Sunday. Police and fire crews found the house ablaze when they arrived. They pulled an 80-year-old man and an 81-year-old woman from the flaming structure, but […]
RCMP officers going through First Aid Training to assist injured police dogs

RCMP officers going through First Aid Training to assist injured police dogs

Feb 19, 2024 | 6:00am
Police Dogs and K-9 Units have become as common in police forces as badges and guns. In 2023, RCMP police dogs and their handlers responded to 1035 calls for service in Saskatchewan in 2023. Not all of these situations are safe, and occasionally police dogs are injured as they face the same risks an RCMP […]
U of R Offering Full Year Registration for the first time

U of R Offering Full Year Registration for the first time

Feb 19, 2024 | 5:20am
The University of Regina is implementing a new, and it believes better way for students to plan their academic careers. For the first time the U of R is offering “full year registration” for the first time. This means students can register for classes across three terms: spring/summer 2024, fall 2024, and winter 2025. The […]
February Break Pauses Job Action By Teachers, But No Talks Scheduled

February Break Pauses Job Action By Teachers, But No Talks Scheduled

Feb 17, 2024 | 5:42pm
Its hard to see getting Saskatchewan’s teachers, and the provincial government on the same page. The two sides have dug deep into their positions and there is little hope of compromise. The teachers want the issues of “class size and class complexity” negotiated at the provincial level, with the provincial government because they control the […]
Man Charged after Fire at Local Church

Man Charged after Fire at Local Church

Feb 17, 2024 | 4:51pm
A 31-year-old man is now facing charges after a fire was set at a historic church in Regina more than a week ago. Firefighters were called out to the Blessed Sacrament Parish for a fire at the rear of the 100-year-old church. After the fire, a doorbell cam video was released, showing someone pouring out […]
Deputy health ministers to consider plan to increase organ donation, transplants

Deputy health ministers to consider plan to increase organ donation, transplants

Feb 14, 2024 | 8:33am
A long-awaited national reporting system on organ donation and transplantation is expected to be in place by the end of the year, a spokeswoman for the Canadian Institute for Health Information says. It would follow persistentefforts to address a lack of national data that has made it hard to optimize the allocation of organs, with […]
Saskatchewan changing how it procures hotels for those on social assistance

Saskatchewan changing how it procures hotels for those on social assistance

Feb 14, 2024 | 5:45am
The Saskatchewan government says it’s changing how it procures hotels for those on social assistance after a motel owned by a legislature member raised rates when the province paid.  The Saskatchewan Party government says in a letter released Friday it will now get quotes from three hotels and direct people to the cheapest one while also considering their safety, […]
Teachers preparing next steps as Government walks away from bargaining table.

Teachers preparing next steps as Government walks away from bargaining table.

Feb 13, 2024 | 10:36pm
The Saskatchewan Teacher’s Federation is planning to return to job action as soon as this Friday, as government negotiators walked away from the bargaining table. The STF and Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee were meeting in Saskatoon for talks that began on Monday. The two sides were supposed to meet again late Tuesday afternoon, when the government’s […]
Documents reveal Sask Party MLA has interest in two Regina Hotels

Documents reveal Sask Party MLA has interest in two Regina Hotels

Feb 13, 2024 | 10:11am
More information has been released on hotel use by the ministry of Social Services. It was learned last year that some clients of the ministry would stay at the Sunrise Hotel in Regina, but at a rate far higher than the “rack rate”, or normal rate for a night. That hotel is owned by Sask […]
Sask Power Warns of Text Scam

Sask Power Warns of Text Scam

Feb 13, 2024 | 9:07am
Sask Power is out with with a warning. People have been getting what appears to be a text message from Sask Power saying they have an overdue amount. The text goes on to suggest the power will be shut off in a few days if the money isn’t paid, and the “victim” is told to […]