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‘Puppet show’: Saskatchewan finance minister apologizes for text to Speaker

‘Puppet show’: Saskatchewan finance minister apologizes for text to Speaker

Apr 16, 2024 | 5:25am
Saskatchewan’s finance minister was ordered to apologize Monday after she sent the Speaker a text accusing him of letting the legislature devolve into an “Opposition puppet show.”  Donna Harpauer delivered the apology in the house after Speaker Randy Weekes said the minister had messaged him saying government members can’t push back during chamber debates and that as […]
Ex-Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi joins NDP leadership race to combat “immoral” UCP

Ex-Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi joins NDP leadership race to combat “immoral” UCP

Mar 11, 2024 | 2:22pm
Former Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi came out of political retirement on Monday, announcing a run for Alberta’s NDP leadership to challenge what he termed an “immoral” United Conservative government. “This government is like nothing I’ve ever seen before,” Nenshi told The Canadian Press in an interview prior to the announcement. “They’re not only incompetent. They’re […]
Homan wins Canadian women’s curling championship

Homan wins Canadian women’s curling championship

Feb 25, 2024 | 10:01pm
Rachel Homan has won the Canadian women’s curling championship with a dramatic 5-4 win over Jennifer Jones. Homan and teammates Emma Miskew claimed the fourth Scotties Tournament of Hearts victories of their careers, but first since 2017. Jones, needing to draw to the button on her final rock, came up just short, allowing Homan to […]
Kate Cameron reaches Canadian women’s curling championship semifinal

Kate Cameron reaches Canadian women’s curling championship semifinal

Feb 24, 2024 | 6:05pm
A day after eliminating a heavyweight from contention, Kate Cameron continued her climb into Canadian women’s elite curling by reaching the national championship’s semifinal. Cameron’s team out of Winnipeg’s Granite Curling Club downed Alberta’s Selena Sturmay 6-4 in a playoff game Saturday to get to Sunday’s semifinal in Calgary. After halting Kerri Einarson’s run of […]

Flames alum Lanny McDonald suffers cardiac event returning from NHL all-star game

Feb 5, 2024 | 1:01pm
Hockey Hall of Famer Lanny McDonald suffered a cardiac event Sunday after returning from the NHL’s all-star game in Toronto. The 70-year-old wrote in an Instagram post Monday on the Calgary Flames alumni account that two nurses heading to their own flights at Calgary International Airport helped him when he was in distress. “It’s true […]
Calgary woman charged in hit and run causing death

Calgary woman charged in hit and run causing death

Dec 28, 2023 | 4:17pm
A 29-year-old woman from Calgary has been charged in a hit and run in Regina early December 2. At about 1 a.m. that day, officers were sent to a report of a sick or injured person on the 1100 block of Rae Street. They found a woman laying on the ground at an entrance to […]
Opposition wants answers about out-of-province mammogram contract

Opposition wants answers about out-of-province mammogram contract

Dec 5, 2023 | 4:37pm
Saskatchewan’s Opposition N-D-P is raising questions over a contract the government signed with a private clinic in Calgary to offer mammograms.  The province is to pay Clearpoint Health Network two-million dollars to provide one-thousand mammograms until March 2025.  Public disclosure documents show the company’s subsidiary, Surgical Centres Inc., donated more than 14-thousand dollars to the […]
Changes to the Roughriders defence ahead of crucial contest in Calgary

Changes to the Roughriders defence ahead of crucial contest in Calgary

Oct 12, 2023 | 11:13am
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released their depth chart for Friday’s game in Calgary against the Stampeders. Trumaine Washington starts at CB, replacing William Poole III who was released by the team this week. DE Bryan Cox Jr. returns to the lineup and will serve as a Designated American. Cox Jr. has been out since Week […]
Wild Wednesday Win for the Regina Pats over the Calgary Hitmen

Wild Wednesday Win for the Regina Pats over the Calgary Hitmen

Oct 12, 2023 | 2:56am
It was a barnburner at the Brandt Centre with the Regina Pats emerging with a 5-4 win over the Calgary Hitmen. Regina scored four times in the third period to pick up the win. In a span of 26 seconds, Zackary Shantz and Braxton Whitehead scored for Regina to give the Pats the lead. Dru […]
Pats begin busy week at Brandt Centre against Hitmen

Pats begin busy week at Brandt Centre against Hitmen

Oct 11, 2023 | 11:10am
The Regina Pats (3-3-1) begin a stretch of three games at the Brandt Centre this week when they host the Calgary Hitmen (2-4) tonight. On Friday, the Pats welcome the Red Deer Rebels before hosting the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Saturday. Regina is coming off a 6-1 loss against the Saskatoon Blades last Saturday night. Captain […]