Provincial News

NDP finance critic Cathy Sproule took aim at tax hikes, job cuts, broken promises and debt levels as the Sask. Party delivered their budget on March 22, 2017.

NDP take aim at Sask. Party budget

By 980 CJME March 22, 2017 - 3:13pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 8:13pm

The opposition NDP had choice words for the Wall government over the provincial budget, pointing an accusatory finger.

“With this budget, the Sask. Party prove that they...

The Meewasin Valley Authority lost $409,000 in provincial funding in the 2017-18 Saskatchewan budget.

Meewasin Valley Authority sees funds slashed in provincial budget

By Bryn Levy March 22, 2017 - 2:57pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 8:03pm

The body that oversees Saskatoon's river pathway system saw its funding from the province reduced in the 2017-18 budget.   The Meewasin Valley Authority (MVA) lost $409,000...

The view from Saskatoon man Brian Bentley's room in London, UK on March 22, 2017.

Saskatoon man thankful after narrowly missing chaos in London

By Chris Carr March 22, 2017 - 2:45pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 5:40pm

A Saskatoon man came frighteningly close to being in the area of a violent attack in London, UK.

Bad weather was all that kept Brian Bentley from touring the British...

Saskatchewan Finance Minister Kevin Doherty unveils the province's 2017-18 budget on March 22, 2017.

Sask. budget hits families with PST hike, job cuts

By Sarah Mills March 22, 2017 - 2:33pm Updated: March 23, 2017 - 7:04am

The Saskatchewan government is raising the PST and scrapping the provincial bus company in an effort to reduce the deficit. 

At midnight on March 23, the PST will...

Dr. Denise Werker, Saskatchewan's chief medical officer, says the province is preparing to deal with mumps on Feb. 28, 2017.

Southwest Sask. confirms mumps cases

By 980 CJME March 22, 2017 - 2:06pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 2:06pm

There are mumps cases being confirmed in southwest Saskatchewan.

The Cypress Health region said test results from the National Medical Laboratory in Winnipeg have...

Wray Morrison: Extended winning

By Wray Morrison March 22, 2017 - 12:48pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 1:00pm

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons is in line for a contract extension.

Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised, based on the fact this team has made back-to-back playoff...

An image taken from a video showing a Saskatoon police constable hit by a car Tuesday as he crossed 33rd Street in pursuit of a suspect. Police reported the officer suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries and was released from hospital Tuesday night.

Suspect charged in stolen vehicle call that left Saskatoon cop injured

By 650 CKOM March 22, 2017 - 12:20pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 12:30pm

A 23-year-old man has been charged in the wake of an incident that left a Saskatoon police officer injured Tuesday.

Police got a call reporting a stolen vehicle just...

A map showing weather warnings in effect for Saskatchewan as of 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Snow, freezing rain prompts weather warnings for parts of Sask.

By 650 CKOM March 22, 2017 - 10:40am Updated: March 22, 2017 - 10:45am

Only two days into spring and already winter weather is reappearing across the province.   Environment Canada issued snowfall warnings Wednesday morning for northern areas,...

STC will continue to accept freight for delivery until May 19. All passenger services will cease May 31.

Province eliminates STC bus service

By 980 CJME March 22, 2017 - 9:23am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 6:32am

After seven decades in operation, Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) will no longer be in service by the end of May.

As part of its 2017-18 budget, the province...

Darrell Davis: No bookings during CFL Week

By Darrell Davis March 22, 2017 - 7:52am Updated: March 22, 2017 - 7:52am

Admittedly, it was a bad time for a book launch.

But it's CFL Week.

So we thought it would be a natural link to "Football in Focus: Five Decades of Filming Pro...

After months of hints and speculation, Saskatchewan's provincial budget is released on March 22, 2017.

Anticipation mounts as Sask. budget to be revealed

By Sarah Mills March 22, 2017 - 7:21am Updated: March 22, 2017 - 7:21am

After months of speculation, one of the most anticipated provincial budgets in recent memory will be revealed Wednesday afternoon.

We already know the deficit has...

 First Response: Paramedics, a TV show about MD Ambulance paramedics in Saskatoon, is getting five more episodes set to air in Nov. 2017 on City TV

TV show featuring Saskatoon paramedics going national

By 650 CKOM March 22, 2017 - 7:09am Updated: March 22, 2017 - 7:15am

A new TV show featuring MD Ambulance paramedics in Saskatoon is getting more episodes and a wider audience.   First Response: Paramedics aired its pilot on City TV...

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