Brant Hilton

The University of Regina announced a balanced 2017-18 budget on May 5, 2017 despite a significant funding cut from the province.

Layoffs expected as U of R balances budget, tuition rising

By Brant Hilton May 5, 2017 - 5:51pm Updated: May 5, 2017 - 6:06pm

It didn't come without its challenges, but the University of Regina has successfully balanced its 2017-18 budget.

In March, the provincial government announced a nearly...

Derrick Fink (right) of Vibank, Sask., accepts his new $1.4 million home in The Creeks, the grand prize in the Hospitals of Regina Foundation Home Lottery on May 5, 2017.

Vibank man wins Hospitals of Regina Foundation home lottery

By Brant Hilton May 5, 2017 - 1:43pm Updated: May 5, 2017 - 1:45pm

A Vibank man has a decision to make: whether to live in a $1.4 million home in The Creeks neighbourhood in southeast Regina or do something else with it.

Derrick Fink is...

Police were investigating an incident at a home in Yellow Grass, Sask. on April 21, 2017.

Police investigating suspicious death in Yellow Grass, Sask.

By Brant Hilton April 21, 2017 - 10:23am Updated: April 21, 2017 - 10:25pm

"Shocking and unexpected."

That's how Rita, who would not provide her last name, described a fire and suspicious death at a home on the 300 block of Brome Street in...

The CFIB calls the Canada Free Trade Agreement, unveiled in Toronto on April 7, 2017, "a pretty ambitious and modern trade deal."

'A major step forward:' CFIB applauds free trade deal

By Brant Hilton April 16, 2017 - 10:24am Updated: April 16, 2017 - 10:30am

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is applauding a new agreement aimed at eliminating trade barriers in Canada.

"This is a major step forward,"...

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere says difficult decisions lie ahead for city council as they work to close a $10.3 million funding gap.

Regina mayor expects difficult decisions at council meeting

By Brant Hilton April 8, 2017 - 2:34pm Updated: April 10, 2017 - 6:32am

When it comes to finding a way to fill a $10.3 million funding shortfall, Regina mayor Michael Fougere is letting people know difficult decisions will need to be made.


The Lancaster Taphouse in south Regina has been scrambling to get the PST ready for April 1, 2017, which will now be applied to meals and non-alcoholic beverages.

'It will hurt us:' Sask. restaurants prepare to add PST

By Brant Hilton March 31, 2017 - 4:07pm Updated: March 31, 2017 - 4:15pm

Heading out for a meal at a Saskatchewan restaurant is going to cost customers more starting Saturday.

The provincial government is forcing all restaurants to charge the...

Wayne Kuntz, whose home backs onto old Mosaic Stadium, will miss the pregame experience from the old facility.

Riders' fan living beside old Mosaic reflects on stadium change

By Brant Hilton March 24, 2017 - 4:28pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 4:30pm

For more than 20 years, Wayne Kuntz has lived next door to the team he loves. 

Kuntz’s home on Garnet Street backs onto the old Mosaic Stadium, formerly Taylor Field....

The Paisley Golf Oasis Practice Range, located on Highway 1 west of the Lewvan Drive overpass, opened for the season on March 24, 2017.

Paisley Golf Oasis Practice Range opens for 25th season

By Brant Hilton March 24, 2017 - 1:07pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 1:29pm

On a beautiful sunny March morning, with barely any clouds in the sky and a brisk wind, the Paisley Golf Oasis Practice Range opened for their 25th season.

"Doesn't seem...

SGI files lawsuit against teen who caused deadly Regina crash

By Brant Hilton March 17, 2017 - 3:52pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 4:00pm

SGI has filed a lawsuit against an 18-year-old man who caused a deadly crash on Regina's Ring Road.

The defendant was 16 at the time of the incident and cannot be named...

The Prairie Hockey Academy will be held in Caronport and begins in the fall.

Sask. gets its first Hockey Canada Sports School

By Brant Hilton March 10, 2017 - 5:11pm Updated: March 10, 2017 - 5:24pm

Saskatchewan kids will soon have the chance to develop their hockey game and further their hockey career while focusing on academics.

Prairie Hockey Academy (PHA) is...

Regina crews can repair potholes at any time of year because of the type of material used.

Regina road repair crews kept busy during Jekyll and Hyde winter

By Brant Hilton March 3, 2017 - 2:13pm Updated: March 3, 2017 - 8:01pm

City of Regina crews responsible for road maintenance are being kept on their toes this winter as the weather goes from cold to warm to back to cold again.

Norman Kyle,...

Environment Canada is calling for a cool down in Saskatchewan after a high of 9 C Saturday.

Cool down coming to Sask. after brief warm up

By Brant Hilton March 3, 2017 - 12:37pm Updated: March 3, 2017 - 12:45pm

Hold on tight! Weather reminiscent of a roller-coaster ride is coming to southern Saskatchewan.

Environment Canada expects the high in the Regina area to reach 9 C on...