CJME Morning News
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - April 8, 2015 - Tell Me Something Good & Kevin Martel joins to talk about Day 2 of the Inquest into Lee Bonneau's death
As day two of the inquest into the murder of six-year-old Lee Bonneau got underway yesterday, Lee’s father took the stand to finish his statements – our Kevin Martel joins us on the phone to share what it was like in the court room yesterday. The people who drive on Highway 220 and Highway 322 to Rowan's Ravine say the broken pavement is wrecking their vehicles and scaring tourists away from the provincial park. This week the highways were closed to all but local traffic due to what the Ministry of Highways refers to as "severe surface breaks".
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - April 8, 2015 - Day one of the Duffy Trail & the state of our Highways across Saskatchewan
“Not Guilty” was the plea entered by disgraced Senator Mike Duffy on day one of his trail saying he can’t be held responsible for something every Senator does. This all stems from accusations of Duffy billing taxpayers for personal travel and other expenses. As day two of the inquest into the murder of six-year-old Lee Bonneau got underway yesterday, Lee’s father took the stand to finish his statements – our Kevin Martel joins us on the phone to share what it was like in the court room yesterday. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays!
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - April 7, 2015 - Mayor Fougere stop by & Rolling Stone magazine is learning a lesson in fact checking
Mayor Fougere joins in studio for his weekly visit to talk about what’s going on in the Queen City. It was a day filled with tears as the inquest into Lee Bonneau's death began yesterday. He's the six year old who was murdered on the Kahkewistahaw First Nation in 2013 by a 10 year old boy. Both kids were in foster care. CJME's Kevin Martel has more from outside Court of Queen's Bench. The Mike Duffy trial opens today in Ottawa -- a trial that will put the Senate expense scandal back on the frontburner.
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - April 7, 2015 - Birth Control recall for Western Canada & John Gormley joins in studio
For the first time in 28 years, Ron MacLean is not scheduled to be in a host’s chair for any of the first-round series of the NHL playoffs. MacLean will only be seen in his role as Don Cherry’s sidekick on Coach’s Corner. Our Lisa Shick is out on the Regina roads updating you on the conditions you need to know about heading into work this morning. Shoppers Drug Mart is reaching out to women who have picked up their prescription of Alesse 21 in the last two weeks because they may have sold them outdated pills.
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - April 7, 2015 - The inquest into Lee Bonneau's death started yesterday & What You Need to Know about the Duffy Trail
It was an extremely emotional afternoon yesterday at the Court of Queen’s Bench in Regina as the inquest into Lee Bonneau’s death got underway. The child’s biological mother, Stacey Merk, took the stand most of the day – breaking down as she recalled painful memories of Lee’s past. Shoppers Drug Mart is urging women in Alberta to check the expiry date on their birth control medication as it may be expired. The retailer said it dispensed the expired drug Alesse 21 to about 100 women in Western Canada between March 16 and April 1, 2015.
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - April 6, 2015 - Henry Burris wants to be a Canadian & What I Learned on the Show Today!
In Grande Prairie a 24 year old Alberta man faces a charge of aggravated assault. But that could be upgraded depending on whether his alleged victim pulls through. John St. Jean was rushed to hospital on Thursday after being attacked outside a convenience store. It’s your chance at a pair of tickets to go see AC/DC in Winnipeg. They train to fight for our country, but they also have full-time jobs. Army reservists are waiting to be called upon in times of disaster, or war.
After 18 months of negotiating, the US and friends reached a framework for a nuclear deal with Iran late last week. This framework is a band aid to get everyone to the end of June, when both sides have to come up with a final deal. We go back in time for the News Rewind to fill you in on the news headlines you may have missed over the weekend. A bunch of old TV shows are making a comeback, we fill you on what you can hope to see on the screen soon!
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - April 6, 2015 - Saskatchewan answers the help for one elderly woman & a Grande Prairie man is in hospital after trying to help a young boy
She's losing her trust in others after she was robbed outside her home in broad daylight and we are getting a lot of feedback on this story at News Talk 980 CJME. Together, let's help this woman remember what it feels like to live in Saskatchewan! Henry Burris didn't score enough to get permanent residency, which means he can't take the next step toward citizenship. But the Harper government has revised its immigration playbook and is pledging to help CFL quarterback Henry Burris obtain his Canadian citizenship after all.