Ukraine

Ship heads to Ukraine to get grain for food-starved Africa

Aug 12, 2022 | 9:13am

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A ship approached Ukraine on Friday to pick up wheat for hungry people in Ethiopia, in the first food delivery to Africa under a U.N.-brokered plan to unblock grain trapped by Russia’s war on Ukraine and bring relief to some of the millions worldwide on the brink of starvation. For months, […]

Lemberg SK, Set To Welcome Family Fleeing Ukraine

Jun 15, 2022 | 4:45pm

Just over an hour east of Regina sits Lemberg Saskatchewan. In just a few days the small community of 300 will be welcoming two families who have fled war torn Ukraine and are now making Saskatchewan home. Community member Rick Pattison spear headed an effort to rally support for the families. “A group of us […]

Back to Business in the Legislature

Mar 6, 2022 | 8:17pm

The legislature will begin sitting, Monday as MLA’s file back to tackle a number of issues including the provincial budget, COVID, and the war in Ukraine. Adding to the political temperature, the opposition NDP are in the early stages of a leadership contest, after the resignation of leader Ryan Meili. Carla Beck has emerged as […]

Fierce Fighting Around Nuclear Power Station in Ukraine

Mar 4, 2022 | 8:23am

A nuclear power plant in Ukraine, has been seized by the Russians. During fierce fighting during the night, there were concerns of a major radioactive event, as Russian artillery rounds and small arms fire erupted around the site. This power plant supplies about one quarter of the electricity to Ukraine. Flames were seen at the […]