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In 2016, the Canadian Cancer Society helped 300 people take the bus roundtrip from their communities to Saskatoon for treatment.

Cancer patients travelling for treatment concerned by STC closure

By JT Marshall March 24, 2017 - 4:47pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

The closure of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) may impact cancer patients who travel for treatment.

The province announced Wednesday it was scrapping the...

Bus service was moving again Thursday at STC bus depot's after routes were closed on March 22, 2017 to let employees know the company was shutting down.

Rural seniors hit hard by STC shutdown

By JT Marshall March 23, 2017 - 6:52pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 10:56am

Elsi Kowalenko takes the Saskatchewan Transportation Company bus once a month from Perdue to Saskatoon for medical appointments. But now the 92-year-old will have to find a...

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 - 6:19pm Updated: March 23, 2017 - 1:11pm

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...

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...

Donny(left) and Dean(right) Jackow were featured on the reality TV show Dragons' Den to pitch their idea of the Braaamp.

Brothers from P.A. say business has ramped up since being on TV

By Jessika Guse March 12, 2017 - 2:09pm Updated: March 12, 2017 - 7:05pm

Two brothers from Prince Albert couldn't be happier as business is booming after their pitch on the reality TV show Dragons' Den.

Dean and Donny Jackow were on the show...

Bruno, Saskatchewan's Jason Leuschen is one of 32 people still in the running to become the next Canadian Space Agency astronauts.

Sask. pilot one step closer to becoming an astronaut

By Erin McNutt March 11, 2017 - 1:02pm Updated: March 11, 2017 - 1:15pm

The race to space is down to 32 with Bruno, Saskatchewan's Jason Leuschen still in the running to become one of two new Canada Space Agency astronauts.   The finalists started...

Ryan Meili (left) and interim NDP leader Trent Wotherspoon celebrate victory in the Saskatoon-Meewasin by-election.

Sask. NDP picks up important seat in Saskatoon byelection

By Chris Carr March 2, 2017 - 9:40pm Updated: March 6, 2017 - 2:37pm

Voters in the Saskatoon-Meewasin riding are voting for change just 11 months after sending a Sask. Party MLA to the legislature.

Ryan Meili came out on top in the...

Tracey Smith, with the ministry of health, addresses media in Regina on Feb. 28, 2017.

Interest being gauged from health region execs on voluntary buyouts

By Kevin Martel February 28, 2017 - 4:55pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 5:30pm

The Wall government is ready to hear what kind of interest level there is from dozens of health region executives across Saskatchewan in regards to voluntary buyout packages....

World-renowned horse trainer Glenn Stewart gives a demonstration to a packed crowd of horse lovers at the Equine Expo on Feb. 18, 2017.

Horse lovers gallop to Praireland Park for Expo

By JT Marshall February 18, 2017 - 4:19pm Updated: February 18, 2017 - 4:30pm

It's one of the biggest Equine Expo's in Western Canada and it's happening at Praireland Park in Saskatoon for the sixth time.

"It's the only Saskatchewan event of it's...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall speaks at the SUMA Conference in Saskatoon on Feb. 6, 2017.

Wall paints grim budget picture, announces $1.2B deficit

By Chris Vandenbreekel February 6, 2017 - 3:42pm Updated: February 6, 2017 - 5:25pm

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says everything is on the table when it comes to bringing a $1.2-billion deficit to balance.

Wall made the remarks during a speech to the...

A windy Wednesday in Saskatchewan is adding to the extreme cold warnings issued for large swaths of the province on Jan. 10, 2017.

Brace for even cooler temps, wind chills in Saskatchewan

By Chris Carr January 10, 2017 - 4:02pm Updated: January 10, 2017 - 4:40pm

If you thought it was cold out already, brace yourself – it's about to get even colder.

The weather is expected to turn downright nasty Wednesday following a cold...

23-year-old Vanessa Lalonde went missing on Dec. 27, 2016 while visiting relatives in Ontario.

Saskatchewan woman goes missing while visiting relatives in Ontario

By The Canadian Press December 29, 2016 - 10:59am Updated: December 29, 2016 - 11:02am

OSHAWA, Ont. - Police in Oshawa, Ont. say a 23-year-old Saskatchewan woman has gone missing while visiting family in the area.

Durham regional police say Vanessa Lalonde...

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