Thanksgiving News

Hundreds of people packed in for free Thanskgiving dinner at the Friendship Inn on Oct. 10, 2016.

Friendship Inn packed for free Thanksgiving dinner

By JT Marshall October 10, 2016 - 3:40pm Updated: October 10, 2016 - 3:45pm

The smell of fresh cooking turkey filled the air at the Friendship Inn Thanksgiving Monday.

Hundreds of people packed into tables and lined up around the block of 20th...

Volunteers help serve Thanksgiving meals on Friday.

Souls Harbour serves up Thanksgiving meal for hundreds

By Britton Gray October 9, 2016 - 7:45am Updated: October 9, 2016 - 11:22am

Souls Harbour Rescue Mission once again gave the gift of a Thanksgiving meal on Friday.

The group provides clothing and food year round to people in need and has been...

Volunteers slice pumpkin pie at the Friendship Inn on Thanksgiving in 2015.

Hundreds of people heading to Saskatoon's Friendship Inn for Thanksgiving

By JT Marshall October 7, 2016 - 5:45pm Updated: October 7, 2016 - 6:00pm

Thanksgiving is going to be especially busy for the Friendship Inn this weekend with as many as 1300 people expected to show up on holiday Monday.

Executive Director...

Volunteers slice pumpkin pie ahead of the Friendship Inn Thanksgiving lunch.

Kitchen bustling ahead of Friendship Inn Thanksgiving feast

By Lasia Kretzel October 11, 2015 - 1:18pm Updated: October 13, 2015 - 7:06am

Pumpkin pie is sliced on mass while uncooked carved turkey breasts lay patiently on trays in the fridge for tomorrow's oven.

The Friendship Inn kitchen is bustling as...

Turkey being carved.

Tips for preparing the perfect turkey

By Kevin Martel October 10, 2015 - 10:51am Updated: October 10, 2015 - 10:58am

Cooking a turkey may not be rocket science, but doing it wrong can really ruffle the feathers of any family's Thanksgiving appetite.

Leo Pantel is the Executive Chef at...

Saskatchewan residents won't have to worry about a pumpkin shortage this year.

Sask. not affected by U.S. pumpkin shortage

By Ashley Wills October 10, 2015 - 10:08am Updated: October 10, 2015 - 10:15am

A pumpkin shortage is expected to hit the United States this fall after a poor growing season, but there are plenty to carve and cook in Saskatchewan.

Joan Merrill, co-...

Freshly butchered turkeys from Pine View Farms near Osler.

Sask. turkey butchers push hard to fill roasters for Thanksgiving

By François Biber October 9, 2015 - 7:03am Updated: October 9, 2015 - 7:15am

With the big turkey dinner just around the corner, butchers in Saskatchewan are kicking the operation into sixth gear looking to fill every roaster in the province.

“We...

The forecast is calling for a potentially record-warm Thanksgiving in Saskatoon for 2015.

Thanksgiving could set warm weather record in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM October 8, 2015 - 3:27pm Updated: October 8, 2015 - 3:30pm

Thanksgiving Weekend is expected to feel more like August than October this year.   David Phillips, Environment Canada's Senior Climatologist, said Thursday that the high of 26...

25-year-old Danille Kerpan died after a 2014 collision on Highway 11 caused by a drunk driver.

'It's a club you don't want to belong to': 'Sask. man remembers daughter killed by drunk driver

By Bre McAdam October 8, 2015 - 3:00pm Updated: October 8, 2015 - 3:00pm

It was Thanksgiving weekend last year when Allan Kerpan got the most devastating news of his life. While the holidays are usually a time to celebrate with family, it's become a...

Thanksgiving is Oct. 12, 2015.

Souls Harbour looking for Thanksgiving donations

By 980 CJME October 2, 2015 - 10:27am Updated: October 2, 2015 - 1:22pm

As people in Regina head out to do their grocery shopping for a Thanksgiving meal, Souls Harbour Rescue Mission is hoping they pick up a little extra.

The soup kitchen...