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(left-to-right)  John Courtney, Daniel Beland, Haizhen Mou and Michael Atkinson take part in a panel discussing the 2015 election at the University of Saskatchewan on Oct. 21, 2015.

University panel discusses federal election result

By François Biber October 21, 2015 - 2:33pm Updated: October 21, 2015 - 3:00pm

As a new Liberal majority government prepares to move into Parliament,  curiosity about what happens next is likely top of mind for many Canadians.

On Wednesday the...

Trees that were planted in 1902 - the first year the Indian Head Tree Nursery was in operation.

Regina candidate says NDP will save Indian Head Tree Nursery, review rail costs

By Adriana Christianson October 6, 2015 - 3:47pm Updated: October 6, 2015 - 3:47pm

The federal NDP is making an election promise to reopen the century-old tree nursery at Indian Head.

"We've committed to opening it on a cost-recovery basis to be...

An election sign showing support for Regina-Lewvan candidate Trent Fraser.

New poll shows strong support for Conservatives in Regina-Lewvan

By 980 CJME September 25, 2015 - 9:03am Updated: September 25, 2015 - 9:53am

It might have new boundaries, but a new poll released Friday shows the Conservatives continuing to garner the most support in west Regina.

A survey done by Mainstreet/...

Regina candidates spoke to students of LeBoldus and Miller High Schools on Sept. 24, 2015

From the campaign trail to the classroom: Candidates meet with Regina high school students

By Kevin Martel September 24, 2015 - 3:52pm Updated: September 24, 2015 - 3:52pm

Some high school students in Regina got the opportunity to learn more about the federal election candidates and what their political parties stand for.

Dozens of Grade 9...

File photo of a polling station.

Campaign Close Up (and Personal): Learn more about each Sask. federal election candidate

By 980 CJME September 22, 2015 - 6:27am Updated: September 22, 2015 - 8:07am

Our special coverage of Canada Votes 2015 is getting up close and personal.

We’ve asked all the candidates in Saskatchewan to tell us their views on the important issues...

Canada's Parliament buildings.

University of Regina students will study up before federal election

By Adriana Christianson September 21, 2015 - 1:11pm Updated: September 30, 2015 - 10:32am

With less than one month before Canadians go to the polls, some University of Regina students say they're starting to pay attention to politics.

"This is the first year...

Tom Mulcair spoke about the NDP's universal prescription drug plan during a campaign stop in Regina.

Mulcair announces NDP's plan to reduce prescription costs at Regina campaign stop

By Kevin Martel September 18, 2015 - 3:18pm Updated: September 30, 2015 - 10:31am

In the birthplace of Medicare, NDP Tom Mulcair is making another significant healthcare-related promise in Saskatchewan.

After being greeted by cheers and whistles in a...

Sask. Premier Brad Wall speaks at the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association conference in Regina.

Brad Wall pushes oil and gas industry to stress benefits

By Kevin Martel September 17, 2015 - 5:52pm Updated: September 30, 2015 - 10:31am

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is expressing uneasiness about the upcoming federal election.

Speaking at the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association conference in Regina...

Alysson Handlen and her fiancé are supporting different parties in the election, so they have both signs on their lawn in Regina.

Regina households divided: election candidates signs battle for lawn dominance

By Kevin Martel September 16, 2015 - 1:24pm Updated: September 30, 2015 - 10:31am

It's like something out of the Odd Couple: one household with two different election signs.

It's popping up at a number of homes and their front lawns throughout Regina...

File photo of Chief Perry Bellegarde.

AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde reverses decision not to vote in federal election

By 650 CKOM September 10, 2015 - 7:13am Updated: September 10, 2015 - 7:30am

The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says everyone should vote, even community leaders like him who strive to be non-partisan.

Chief Perry Bellegarde’s...

All candidates forum for Saskatoon-West featured only two of the four candidates on the ballot.

National housing strategy, pharmacare program touted at candidates forum for Saskatoon-West

By François Biber September 9, 2015 - 6:27am Updated: September 9, 2015 - 6:30am

For the first time in a public-forum setting federal candidates vying for a seat in Ottawa for Saskatoon-West this fall had the chance to answer question straight from...

Cynthia Block at the all candidates run at BrainSport on Sept. 2, 2015.

Saskatoon candidates blow of some steam with BrainSport

By François Biber September 3, 2015 - 6:22am Updated: September 3, 2015 - 6:45am

Federal candidates traded in their suits and jackets for bright coloured T-shirts and water bottle belts during a session leading runners at BrainSport.

All candidates...