Provincial News

Jennifer Campeau addresses media about stepping down as  Saskatoon-Fairview MLA alongside husband Duron Nelson on June 21, 2017.

'Great honour:'Jennifer Campeau resigns as Saskatoon MLA

By JT Marshall June 21, 2017 - 3:20pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 3:30pm

After six years of representing people in Saskatchewan, Jennifer Campeau is moving on.

The Saskatoon-Fairview MLA announced Wednesday she has accepted a position with...

Shantelle Arsenault was receiving chemotherapy treatment when her sister Michelle received her own cancer diagnosis.

Sask. sisters battle breast cancer together within a year

By Britton Gray June 21, 2017 - 2:42pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 2:42pm

For Shantelle Arsenault and her family, the story of her cancer diagnosis became a story of two sisters battling for their lives.

The Saskatchewan woman was diagnosed...

PotashCorp and Agrium announced Wednesday that they'll operate under the name Nutrien once regulators approve a proposed merger deal.

PotashCorp, Agrium reveal new name ahead of merger

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 1:45pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 4:38pm

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc. have picked the new name they'll operate under once they're allowed to proceed with a proposed merger.

The new company...

RCMP are on-scene at a fuel truck that caught fire on June 21, 2017.

Fuel truck catches fire in southeast Sask.

By 980 CJME June 21, 2017 - 1:42pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 2:29pm

Emergency crews have extinguished a fuel truck that caught fire near Yellow Grass.

A fuel truck carrying petroleum caught fire shortly before noon Wednesday on Highway...

Saskatoon police charged three people allegedly found Tuesday in a stolen truck, along with a shotgun and ammunition, on June 20, 2017.

Keys in vehicle blamed as 3 charged over gun, stolen truck

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 1:03pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 1:15pm

Saskatoon police say they have charged three people caught in a stolen truck on Tuesday.

Police stopped the truck on 33rd Street West around 6:45 a.m. after officers...

Wray Morrison: Vegas, baby!

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 12:40pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 12:45pm

Can Las Vegas be a legitimate NHL hockey market?   My answer to that may have been 'no' a decade or two ago. But now, I do believe a Nevada franchise can flourish.   I...

Mall employees photographed the damage to the north entry of Swift Current Mall on June 19, 2017.

Truck drives through Swift Current Mall in bold theft

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 12:29pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 12:29pm

Two men and a woman are on the run from RCMP after a brazen smash-and-grab theft at the Swift Current Mall.

Police said the suspects rammed a stolen pickup truck into...

Organizers say 5,000 people marched down 19th Street East on June 21, 2017 as part of the Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation.

5K people flood downtown for reconciliation walk

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 21, 2017 - 12:22pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 12:30pm

Nearly 5,000 people turned out for the Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation in downtown Saskatoon Wednesday.   People from all walks of life, including hundreds of...

Saskatoon Public Schools announced a series of cuts in its 2017-18 budget.

Saskatoon Public Schools announce cuts ahead of school year

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 9:37am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 9:51am

Saskatoon's public school board has passed its budget for the 2017-18 school year.   Trustees put together a $259.4 million budget, coming in $800,000 lower than last year...

 Nicole Sarauer (right) marches with Trent Wotherspoon (left) in the Queen City Pride parade on June 17, 2017. She was elected new interim Sask. NDP leader on June 20, 2017.

Nicole Sarauer named new interim Sask. NDP leader

By 980 CJME June 21, 2017 - 8:09am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 8:15am

The province's New Democrats have elected a new interim leader.

Nicole Sarauer will take over as temporary head of the Saskatchewan NDP.

Sarauer is the MLA for...

Global Calgary's Jordan Witzel got confused on the meaning of the word "swinging" in a segment that aired Tuesday.

Calgary news team falls apart over 'swinging' mix-up

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 7:50am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 8:00am

The team at Global Calgary had trouble getting through one of their newscasts Tuesday.

It started innocently enough, with meteorologist Jordan Witzel called upon to cue...

Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak, 17, is a four-time Olympic medalist.

Canada 150: Olympian Penny Oleksiak on swimming, school

By 980 CJME June 21, 2017 - 7:01am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 7:01am

Leading up to Canada 150, 980 CJME has reached out to some living, influential Canadians to see what they're up to, to chat about their defining moments and what it means to be...