Saskatchewan

A Huawei phone display at a SaskTel retail store in Regina, Sask.
A Huawei phone display at a SaskTel retail store in Regina, Sask. Evan Radford/CJME News Staff

SaskTel ‘confident’ in Huawei deals despite NDP concerns

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
January 15, 2019 - 4:29pm

Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili is calling on the provincial government to review SaskTel’s relationship with Huawei, as concern grows worldwide about the security implications of the Chinese telecom.

In a formal letter to Premier Scott Moe, provided to reporters at a media scrum Tuesday, Meili expresses concerns about.....

The RCMP is looking for applicants for the Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program.
The RCMP is looking for applicants for the Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program. file photo/CJME news staff

Saskatchewan RCMP looking for applicants for APTP program

By Brady Lang
January 15, 2019 - 12:56pm

The Saskatchewan RCMP is looking for prospective candidates for a country-wide program.

The Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program will be offering Canadian Aboriginal people between the ages of 19-29 a chance to take a look at the life of a police officer during the three-week course. The successful applicants will.....

file photo/CJME News Staff

SaskTel says long-distance and toll-free service issues are now resolved

By CJME News Staff
January 14, 2019 - 11:25am Updated: January 14, 2019 - 1:34pm

SaskTel is reporting the issues with wireless and landline services affecting customers across the province all morning were resolved over the noon hour.

The company sent out a tweet Monday morning about customers not being able to call long-distance or toll-free numbers from landlines or cell phones.

Crews work in the East Boundary Fuel Break in Prince Albert National Park collecting and burning brush piles in this area.
Crews work in the East Boundary Fuel Break in Prince Albert National Park collecting and burning brush piles in this area. submitted/Parks Canada

Waskesiu makes early preparations for fire season

By Brady Bateman
January 12, 2019 - 8:23am

Parks Canada employees are getting an early start preparing for the fire season in Prince Albert National Park.

Dustin Guedo, an ecologist with Parks Canada, told paNOW several projects are underway to ensure the safety of residents and their properties in the Town of Waskesiu and the surrounding area......

The Cook kids: (back) Jacob, Howard and John; (front) Leona, Raymond, Jerry and Joseph.
The Cook kids: (back) Jacob, Howard and John; (front) Leona, Raymond, Jerry and Joseph. submitted photo/Leona Cook

'60s Scoop survivors reflect on provincial apology

By Glenn Hicks
January 11, 2019 - 4:57pm Updated: January 12, 2019 - 5:06pm

Two survivors of the '60s Scoop with a strong connection to Prince Albert, shared their thoughts on the formal apology by the government this week.

Premier Scott Moe issued the apology Monday regarding the government’s role in the forced removal of Indigenous children from their homes over a plus-two.....

The 11-year-old went missing after being home sick during the day.
The 11-year-old went missing after being home sick during the day. File photo/northeastNOW Staff

Girl suffers hypothermia after going missing in Bankend

By Cam Lee
January 11, 2019 - 2:35pm

A frightening disappearance has led to a happy ending for a Bankend family.

Late yesterday afternoon, a parent called Wynyard RCMP late yesterday afternoon to report their 11-year-old daughter left the house between 3 and 5 p.m.

The child was home sick, and upon returning to the home,.....

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