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Legendary CFL coach Don Matthews dead at age 77

By Canadian Press June 14, 2017 - 12:52pm Updated: June 14, 2017 - 12:52pm

TORONTO - One of the CFL's most prolific coaches has died.

Don Matthews was a larger-than-life character known for his abrasive style.

He died today in Oregon at...

Mom Rebecca Cannon posted photos to Facebook on May 8, 2017 showing her baby daughter with red patches and burnt blistered skin.

Health Canada looking into complaints about Banana Boat sunscreen

By Canadian Press May 30, 2017 - 2:48pm Updated: May 30, 2017 - 2:53pm

TORONTO - Health Canada says it's looking into three recent complaints of babies allegedly being burned by Banana Boat sunscreen products.

Spokeswoman Renelle Briand...

Detorating road conditions caused by flooding led to the James Smith Cree Nation declaring a state of emergency on April 4, 2017

People on Sask. First Nation moved to hotels over flood concerns

By Canadian Press April 5, 2017 - 7:40am Updated: April 5, 2017 - 7:43am

About 100 people from the James Smith Cree Nation will be relocated to hotels in nearby Melfort, Sask., as a precaution over flood risks in the area.

A state of...

 650 CKOM pop culture critic Craig Silliphant briefly met Carrie Fisher at Saskatoon Comic and Entertainment Expo Sept. 17, 2016.

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher in stable condition after major heart attack

By Canadian Press December 23, 2016 - 6:10pm Updated: December 23, 2016 - 7:06pm

Carrie Fisher has reportedly been transported to a hospital after suffering a severe medical emergency on a flight Friday.

According to celebrity website TMZ, paramedics...

RCMP located the body of a woman inside a truck submerged in the Canoe River on Thursday

Divers find bodies of missing man, woman, in northern Saskatchewan river

By Canadian Press December 2, 2016 - 7:34am Updated: December 2, 2016 - 7:34am

A man and a woman in northern Saskatchewan who were reported missing earlier this week have been found dead.

RCMP say divers have recovered the body of the 55-year-old...

The NDP raised concern about government programs meant to help deal with suicides in the legislature on  Nov. 14, 2016.

NDP concerned about suicide prevention programs in north

By Canadian Press November 15, 2016 - 7:07am Updated: November 15, 2016 - 7:07am

The NDP is raising concerns about suicide prevention programs in northern Saskatchewan where six indigenous girls have killed themselves this fall.

Opposition critic...

Workers suffering psychological injuries such as PTSD will no longer have to prove that it occurred on the job.

Saskatchewan changes law to help workers with psychological injuries, PTSD

By Canadian Press October 26, 2016 - 11:22am Updated: October 26, 2016 - 11:23am

REGINA - Saskatchewan workers suffering psychological injuries such as post-traumatic stress disorder won't have to prove that it occurred on the job.

The government has...

MADD wants tougher penalties for impaired drivers.

Sask. needs tougher penalties for drunk drivers: MADD

By Canadian Press September 9, 2016 - 11:16am Updated: September 9, 2016 - 11:30am

Saskatchewan needs tougher penalties for impaired drivers according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

MADD says to stop what it calls a pervasive culture of impaired...

Cameco issued an alert to employees after a contractor was mauled by a wolf at its Cigar Lake mine on Monday.

Contractor mauled by wolf at Cigar Lake mine

By Canadian Press August 30, 2016 - 7:28am Updated: August 30, 2016 - 11:21am

A mining company says a contractor at one of its sites in northern Saskatchewan is in hospital after he was mauled by a wolf.

Cameco says the 26-year-old victim was on...

Barber crashes out of pole vault event as Canada's medal streak ends at nine days

By Canadian Press August 16, 2016 - 7:20am Updated: August 16, 2016 - 7:20am

RIO DE JANEIRO — As the pole vault bar fell 5.65 metres to the ground, Shawn Barber's Olympic dreams came crashing down with it.

It was a bitter but fitting end to Day...

Canada's Penny Oleksiak ties for gold in 100 metre freestyle at Rio Olympics

By Canadian Press August 11, 2016 - 9:29pm Updated: August 11, 2016 - 9:29pm

RIO DE JANEIRO — Teen swimming sensation Penny Oleksiak tied for gold in the women's 100-metre freestyle on Thursday at the Rio Olympics.

The 16-year-old Toronto native...

women's 4x100-metre swim relay team wins Canada's first medal of the games Aug. 6, 2016.

Roundup: Relay swimmers cap big day for Canadian women's teams in Rio

By Canadian Press August 7, 2016 - 1:56pm Updated: August 7, 2016 - 2:24pm

RIO DE JANEIRO — It was only fitting that Canada's first medal of the Rio Olympics came from a team of women athletes.

Canada capped its opening day in Rio with bronze...

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