Saskatchewan

Volunteers take donations over the phone at Telemiracle 42 in Regina on March 4, 2018.
Volunteers take donations over the phone at Telemiracle 42 in Regina on March 4, 2018. 980 CJME

Telemiracle 42 sets record-breaking $7.1 million

By CKOM News Staff
March 5, 2018 - 8:53am

Where are we going? Higher!

It’s a phrase most people in Saskatchewan are familiar with and the message was heard loud and clear as people across the province stepped up once again to help Saskatchewan’s favourite telethon.

In less than 24 hours, Telemiracle 42 set a new all-time.....

Either Regina Rosemont MLA Trent Wotherspoon or Saskatoon Meewasin MLA Ryan Meili will be the new leader of the Saskatchewan NDP.
Either Regina Rosemont MLA Trent Wotherspoon or Saskatoon Meewasin MLA Ryan Meili will be the new leader of the Saskatchewan NDP. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Saskatchewan NDP set to pick to new leader today

By Tyler Marr
March 3, 2018 - 12:25pm

The Saskatchewan New Democrats will have a new leader by days end; Ryan Meili or Trent Wotherspoon.

Party faithful have cast their votes, and are gathering today in Regina where they will find out who will take over the reigns of the official opposition.

Wotherspoon has represented Regina.....

A human rights legal group based in Vancouver is calling on the Saskatchewan government to appeal the Gerald Stanley acquittal and conduct a formal inquiry.
A human rights legal group based in Vancouver is calling on the Saskatchewan government to appeal the Gerald Stanley acquittal and conduct a formal inquiry. The Canadian Press

Human rights lawyers call for appeal and inquiry in Stanley case

By Glenn Hicks
March 2, 2018 - 5:00pm

After one of the most controversial trials in Saskatchewan's recent history, a committee of human rights lawyers in B.C. is calling for an appeal and inquiry.

Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada has written to Saskatchewan's Premier Scott Moe and Attorney General Don Morgan regarding what they’ve called “discrimination and inequality.....

Mold grows on drywall in Jonas Sha'oulle's house. The drywall was originally supposed to be part of a renovation to Sha'olle's house, however the project was called off due to a lack of funding.
Mold grows on drywall in Jonas Sha'oulle's house. The drywall was originally supposed to be part of a renovation to Sha'olle's house, however the project was called off due to a lack of funding. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Overcrowding, mold among housing issues in Hatchet Lake

By Bryan Eneas
March 2, 2018 - 11:00am

There aren't enough homes to go around for residents of the Hatchet Lake Denesuline Nation, and the houses which do exist are often overcrowded and in need of repair.

During a tour of the community, local media were introduced to Jonas Sha'oulle, an operator at the local water treatment.....

Rebecca Ross is heartbroken over the loss of her dog Nala.
Rebecca Ross is heartbroken over the loss of her dog Nala. Submitted Photo/Rebecca Ross

Montreal Lake woman loses “best friend" to wild animal

By Nigel Maxwell
March 2, 2018 - 8:00am

A woman from Montreal Lake, grieving the loss of her small chihuahua, is hoping her heartbreaking story can serve as an awareness message for other pet owners in her community

On the night of Feb. 24, Rebecca Ross was getting ready for bed and, like many other nights before,.....

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