Kevin Martel

A two-day disciplinary hearing in Regina cost more than $50,000 after a teacher threw a marker at a student.

2-day Sask. teacher disciplinary hearing tops $50K

By Kevin Martel February 23, 2017 - 7:04am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 7:05am

Some people are questioning the price tag of a two-day disciplinary hearing in Regina that amounted to tens of thousands of dollars.

The hearing, held by the...

Uniformed Regina police officers will be riding city transit buses from March 1-31, 2017, looking for distracted drivers.

Regina police’s 'Operation Bus Cop' to hand out warnings then tickets

By Kevin Martel February 22, 2017 - 1:22pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 6:28pm

Distracted drivers are being given a small window of warning by police riding the bus not to use their phones while behind the wheel before tickets start getting handed out....

Police display dozens of guns at headquarters after announcing the results of Regina's first-ever gun amnesty on Feb. 16, 2017.

Regina gun amnesty called successful; over 150 firearms turned in

By Kevin Martel February 16, 2017 - 4:54pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 4:54pm

It's being called a successful two week gun amnesty initiative by Regina police.

With shotguns and rifles leaned up against the wall, and pistols and other handguns in...

Scott Moe, minister responsible for the Water Security Agency, announces a new agricultural drainage agreement on Feb. 16,  2017.

Agricultural drainage plan in southeast Sask. aims to better control water flow

By Kevin Martel February 16, 2017 - 1:39pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:39pm

Dozens of farmers and the Water Security Agency (WSA) have come together under a new plan to help control agricultural drainage in southeast Saskatchewan.

The Dry Lake...

The City of Regina won’t be recouping any money from the firm in charge of overseeing the electronic voting system after delay getting results out on election night Oct. 26, 2016.

No refund from firm after municipal election results delay: Regina city clerk

By Kevin Martel February 16, 2017 - 6:47am Updated: February 16, 2017 - 6:47am

After a delay in getting out the results of this past October's civic election, the city will not recoup any money from the third party firm responsible for overseeing the...

Marshall Pelletier says his baby boy and wife were both splashed with dirty, salty water as a vehicle drove by them along Elphinstone Street on Feb. 13, 2017.

Father disappointed his baby boy splashed by passing vehicle

By Kevin Martel February 14, 2017 - 5:02pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 5:02pm

The warmer weather this time of year may be a good excuse to get outside, but it doesn't come without its potential hazards, especially in one Regina family's case.


Estevan police say they'd like to take vehicles away permanently from repeat drunk drivers.

Estevan police want vehicles taken away permanently for repeat drunk drivers

By Kevin Martel February 14, 2017 - 3:05pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 3:10pm

To help combat high rates of drunk driving, police in Estevan are looking into permanently seizing vehicles.

Police Chief Paul Ladouceur said it's not uncommon to charge...

What's the best gift for Valentine's Day? A rose? Box of chocolates? Lingerie?

Martel on the Move: Finding the perfect Valentine's Day gift

By Kevin Martel February 14, 2017 - 6:45am Updated: February 14, 2017 - 12:37pm

It's a day for love, a day to go above and beyond any other normal day when it comes to showing that special somebody how much they're loved.

But on Valentine's Day, how...

Regina city council voted to drop both the property tax and water rate increases at a special budget meeting on Feb. 13, 2017.

Regina property tax increase falls to 3.99%; water rates down too

By Kevin Martel February 14, 2017 - 1:51am Updated: February 14, 2017 - 11:10am

Property taxes are going up in Regina, but not quite as much as first proposed.

City council finalized the 2017 budget Monday night, which now calls for an increase of 3...

Martina Cain, the former teacher in La Ronge who's at the centre of serious professional misconduct allegations, testified in front of a disciplinary committee on Feb. 8, 2017.

Accused teacher testifies in front of disciplinary committee

By Kevin Martel February 8, 2017 - 4:35pm Updated: February 8, 2017 - 4:35pm

The retired teacher at the centre of serious allegations in La Ronge is sharing her side of the story.

Martina Cain took the stand at a professional misconduct...

A disciplinary committee is looking into four allegations of professional misconduct against Martina Cain from 30 years ago, who taught in La Ronge at the time.

Disciplinary hearing underway for former La Ronge teacher

By Kevin Martel February 7, 2017 - 8:20pm Updated: February 7, 2017 - 8:20pm

Former female basketball players at the high school in La Ronge described feeling embarrassed, angry and uncomfortable after they claimed their old coach made them strip during...

The Cornwall Centre is getting ready for a $5.8 million renovation project to welcome a new tenant expected early in 2018.

Big renos at Cornwall Centre as mall gets ready for new tenant

By Kevin Martel February 6, 2017 - 4:53pm Updated: February 6, 2017 - 4:53pm

The Cornwall Centre will see a multi-million dollar renovation project start shortly for one of the mall's newest tenants.

A commercial building permit of $5.8 million...