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Environment Canada issued a cold weather warning for Saskatoon Tuesday.

Extreme cold in Saskatoon and area prompts warning, cancelled buses

By 650 CKOM January 3, 2017 - 6:43am Updated: January 3, 2017 - 3:51pm

Many headed to their first day back to work of 2017 were greeted with a blast of arctic air Tuesday.   With windchill dragging temperatures down to -41 C, Environment Canada...

Environment Canada is telling people to stay in doors Saturday as it can take just nine minutes to develop frostbite.

Cold in Sask. persists, warm up expected for coming week

By 980 CJME December 17, 2016 - 1:03pm Updated: December 17, 2016 - 1:15pm

The sun rose on a province covered in hoarfrost and the mercury bottoming out in some thermometers in on Saturday as extreme cold gripped Saskatchewan - though a break in the...

An extreme cold warning issued as wind chills expected to reach minus 40 Dec. 9-10, 2016.

Extreme cold warnings issued in major Sask. cool down

By Erin McNutt December 10, 2016 - 8:21am Updated: December 10, 2016 - 10:33am

It's the perfect weekend to get some things done around the house. A ridge of arctic pressure is moving through the province bringing cold temperatures and extreme wind chills...

Thursday's high was only -19C. Weekend temperatures will only rise to as high as -24C, according to Environment Canada.

Cold air gripping Saskatchewan here to stay

By Chris Carr December 8, 2016 - 3:35pm Updated: December 8, 2016 - 3:45pm

This toque-wearing, scarf donning, plug-in-the-car weather in Saskatchewan has some staying power.

"Cold air is, you know, it's hard to get rid of it. It's sort of like...

AccuWeather is forecasting a brutal winter for Saskatchewan for 2016-17, starting with an arctic air mass moving into the province in December.

Winter in Saskatchewan set to be colder, last longer

By Erin McNutt October 19, 2016 - 8:16am Updated: October 19, 2016 - 8:30am

Get ready to bundle up for the long haul this winter.

AccuWeather is forecasting temperatures in Saskatchewan will be colder this winter than the 30-year average.

Photo of vehicle with the Scattered Site Outreach Program

La Ronge death points to greater need to support homeless

By Spencer Sterritt March 1, 2016 - 7:42am Updated: March 4, 2016 - 10:56am

The death of a homeless Montreal Lake woman in La Ronge is raising questions about support services in the northern community.

Nicole “Tracey” Bird was found dead...

A photo of the new parking pay stations in Saskatoon.

City of Saskatoon acknowledges cold-weather issue with new pay stations

By Bryn Levy January 22, 2016 - 6:41am Updated: January 22, 2016 - 11:17am

The City of Saskatoon is pleading for patience with its new parking pay stations.

With the first blast of winter hitting this week driving temperatures below -30 C,...

Carmichael Outreach in winter.

Regina's homeless population seeks shelter from the cold

By Adriana Christianson January 18, 2016 - 6:35pm Updated: January 19, 2016 - 6:48am

When the weather gets really cold on the streets of Regina, Carmichael Outreach keeps doors open to people with nowhere else to go.

Tyler Gray works at Carmichael and he...

Gay Riendeau wears lots of layers to pump gas in cold weather.

Outdoor workers bundle up for frigid temperatures in Regina

By Kevin Martel January 18, 2016 - 4:13pm Updated: January 18, 2016 - 4:13pm

On days where temperatures dip to extremely cold levels, many people are likely thankful they aren't outside working in the frigid air, but others aren't so fortunate.


Gloves and mittens are in high demand at Saskatoon shelters.

Saskatoon shelters desperate for mittens and gloves

By Lasia Kretzel January 18, 2016 - 11:42am Updated: January 18, 2016 - 1:12pm

Shelters are in dire need of mittens as gloves as Saskatoon remains blanketed in winter.   "We're very desperate," Friendship Inn director Sandra Stack said. "We have no gloves...

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for Saskatchewan

By 650 CKOM January 16, 2016 - 7:55am Updated: January 16, 2016 - 9:38am

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for a large swath of the Prairies.   Cold arctic air is once again sweeping into Saskatchewan as a ridge of high pressure...

Typical furnace in Saskatchewan.

Don't be left in the cold: check your furnace once a year

By Brant Hilton January 15, 2016 - 5:40pm Updated: January 18, 2016 - 8:02am

It is the last thing you want to happen at 2 a.m. when it's -30 C outside - suddenly your furnace stops running.

There is a chance that could happen if you have not...