CJME Morning News
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 18, 2015 - We update you on the house fire South of downtown Regina & Some good news with Tell Me Something Good!
SGI says the latest numbers out from photo radar cameras show that drivers are slowing down. Eight cameras rotate around 28 different locations in Saskatchewan, and have all been in operation since Dec. 8, 2014. Overall, February saw less drivers speeding by those cameras than the previous months. There's a new head honcho at the CFL Offices, Jeffrey Orridge is the new commissioner. He was formally introduced today at a news conference in Toronto. Orridge succeeds Mark Cohon, who served for eight years before leaving the post in January.
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 18, 2015 - It's Budget Day in the province & Ontario is making news for all the wrong reasons
Good Morning! The CFL has gone American for their new commissioner. Jeffrey Orridge takes over in April. His latest job was an executive at CBC Sports but he has a background in marketing and branding. He also studied at Harvard. He's the first American born commissioner of the CFL. The Ontario Liberal government’s plan to liberalize the selling of beer and wine hasn’t even been officially announced, but it’s already being denounced, and for many opposing reasons. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays, and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday!
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 17, 2015 - A look into the Wives of ISIS & What I Learned on the Show Today!
Mayor Fougere joins us in studio for his weekly visit to share what’s going on at City Hall and the City of Regina’s pothole repairs. There's a Regina boy on Big Brother this spring, he’s a Balfour Collegiate grad, played midget hockey and then played for the Rams for three seasons before getting injured in 2013. And now, Zach Oleynik is playing a whole different kind of game. -- a professor at Oxford is pushing for food policy to be subjected to the same tough regulations as the tobacco industry.
Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Should we be more conscience on our health and what we eat?
All signs are pointing to the NHL expanding into Las Vegas in the near future, perhaps even in time for the 2016-17 season. One of the first hurdles for the Vegas ownership group was a season ticket drive this spring, with the goal set to get 10,000 commitments in the form a 10-per-cent deposit. One month into the campaign, they’ve already passed the 9,000 mark and are gaining steadily. We take some of your texts on the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning.
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 17, 2015 - Happy Saint Patrick's Day! And the first Saskatchewanian on Big Brother Canada
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! There's a Regina boy on Big Brother this spring, he’s a Balfour Collegiate grad, played midget hockey and then played for the Rams for three seasons before getting injured in 2013. And now, Zach Oleynik is playing a whole different kind of game. When linebacker Patrick Willis unexpectedly retired last week, some 49ers fans took solace in the presence of linebacker Chris Borland, who had a stellar rookie season. Now, Borland is retiring, too. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays, and if it’s your birthday, Happy Birthday!
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 16, 2015 - We speak with a man who was a missionary in Vanuata & What I Learned on the Show Today!
Regina was in the spotlight this past weekend and hockey fans are gathered at City Square Plaza where Ron McLean broadcasted a live show before the Ottawa-Philly game. Charges are now being laid on a teenager in Friday's fatal crash on Ring Road. Police say the 16-year-old boy was driving the car that crossed the ditch and hit another car head-on. A 49-year-old man was killed and five others injured. Police have said alcohol was not a factor. We speak with Tony Worfolk who was a missionary in Vanuatu on what this devastation means to him.
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 16, 2015 - Time for the News Rewind & Robert Durst has been arrested in New Orleans
A teenager is being charged in the fatal crash that happened on Ring Road. Police say the 16-year-old boy was driving the car that crossed the ditch near MacDonald Street and hit a car head-on. A 49-year-old man died and five others were hurt. Police have said alcohol was not a factor. We go back in time for the News Rewind to update you on the news you may have missed over the weekend. Cyclone Pam hit Porta Vila, the capital of Vanuatu. The damage is extensive, with homes destroyed, power and communications down and vital infrastructure impacted.
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 16, 2015 - Hometown Hockey in the Queen City & We update you on Friday's crash on the Ring Road
Good Morning! A big weekend for our little city as Hometown Hockey turned out a crowd of about 5,000 to celebrate the talent we have. It was a big day for Canadian artists as the Junos were underway in Hamilton as well last night, hosted Jacob Hoggard the evening took the time to induct Alanis Morrissette into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Regina police have charged a 16-year-old boy after Friday's fatal crash on Ring Road. Police say the teenager was driving the eastbound car that crossed the ditch near the MacDonald Street exit and hit a westbound car head-on.