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Canadian cattle herd at its lowest in three decades: Stats Canada

Canadian cattle herd at its lowest in three decades: Stats Canada

Feb 27, 2024 | 3:40pm
The Canadian cattle herd has fallen to its lowest level in more than 30 years. Statistics Canada reports on January 1st, there were 11.1 million cattle and calves on farms, down 2.1 percent from the previous year. That is the lowest number since 1989. Drought conditions and tight feed supplies, along with good prices, resulted […]

United States blanks Canada 3-0 in World Para Hockey Championship

Jun 1, 2023 | 2:10am

  The United States shut out Canada 3-0 in the world para hockey championship Wednesday to hand the host country its first loss of the tournament. The U.S. capped the preliminary round 3-0, while Canada dropped to 2-1. Both countries have byes to Saturday’s semifinals. The host Canadians will face either Italy or Czechia. “As […]

Saskatoon teen facing extradition to United States after swatting incidents

Mar 26, 2021 | 6:43am

A Saskatoon teen is facing charges and extradition to the United States in connection to swatting incidents. Swatting is a form of harassment where suspects make false claims resulting in often heavily armed police forces, like a SWAT team, descending on locations where in fact, nothing has transpired. Police allege a teen, using a VoIP […]

SaskPower shipping electricity south to support states hit by power outages

Feb 16, 2021 | 5:37pm

175 megawatts of electricity is being exported by SaskPower to help out areas of the United States without power as they deal with abnormal cold weather conditions. Joel Cherry, spokesperson for SaskPower, said on Tuesday that they received notice from the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), which coordinates electricity transmission across a number of states, requesting […]

Trump acquitted: Senate votes 57-43 at impeachment trial

Feb 13, 2021 | 3:32pm

  The Senate on Saturday acquitted Donald Trump of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that exposed the fragility of America’s democratic traditions and left a divided nation to come to terms with the violence sparked by his defeated presidency. Barely a month since the deadly Jan. 6 […]

Trump finally concedes – amid talk of ouster from office

Jan 7, 2021 | 7:34pm

With 13 days left in his term, President Donald Trump finally bent to reality on Thursday amid growing talk of trying to force him out early, acknowledging he’ll peacefully leave after Congress affirmed his defeat. Trump led off a video from the White House by condemning the violence carried out in his name a day […]

Province welcomes trade decision on softwood lumber

Nov 26, 2020 | 10:46am

The Government of Saskatchewan says they welcome the American Department of Commerce’s decision to review duties imposed on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the United States. The review was initially launched in 2017. The decision retroactively reduces the duties to the US imposed on softwood lumber exports from 20 percent to 9 percent. Since 2017, […]

Joe Biden is the 46th President of the United States

Nov 7, 2020 | 11:15am

Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. His victory came after more than three days of uncertainty as election officials sorted through a surge of […]

Trump is leaving hospital, exhorts nation don’t fear virus

Oct 5, 2020 | 4:11pm

President Donald Trump said Monday he’s leaving the military hospital where he has been receiving an unprecedented level of care for COVID-19, declaring that despite his illness the nation should not be afraid of the virus that has killed more than 210,000 Americans. Trump’s doctor, Navy Cdr. Sean Conley, said the president would not be […]

White House doctor says Trump doing ‘very well’ at hospital

Oct 3, 2020 | 10:30am

President Donald Trump’s doctor says he is doing “very well” as he spends the weekend at a military hospital for treatment of COVID-19. Navy Commander Dr. Sean Conley said Trump has been fever-free for 24 hours as he updates the nation on the president’s condition from the hospital Saturday morning. Trump was admitted Friday after […]