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The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region serves 500,000 patients in southern Saskatchewan and has an operating budget of just over $1 billion.

RQHR budget considers future needs amid cuts, amalgamation

By Sarah Mills March 29, 2017 - 8:54pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 9:15pm

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region's (RQHR) preliminary 2017-18 budget has been approved for a year that comes with much change.

The RQHR is facing its usual challenge...

SUMA President Gordon Barnhart talks to media with Regina Mayor Michael Fougere (L), Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark and Yorkton Mayor Bob Maloney (R) after meeting with cabinet ministers March 29, 2017.

The province and mayors talk grants in lieu in Regina

By 650 CKOM March 29, 2017 - 8:18pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 8:18pm

Mayors met with provincial cabinet ministers at the legislature Wednesday to discuss the grants in lieu changes, announced in last weeks budget.

The Sask. Party...

Mexican man freed after arrest despite protected status

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 8:15pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 8:45pm

TACOMA, Wash. — A Mexican man who spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to prevent the deportation of those brought...

Tre Raphiale Cote, 24, is charged with second degree murder in the death of a man on the Cote First Nation on Mar. 20, 2017.

Arrest warrant issued for Sask. man charged with murder

By 980 CJME March 29, 2017 - 8:14pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 8:15pm

The RCMP have issued an arrest warrant for a man believed to be connected with a murder on the Cote First Nation.

RCMP have charged Tre Raphiale Cote, 24, of the Cote...

Archive of Toronto-born Frank Gehry gets home in his adopted hometown of L.A.

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 8:09pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 8:45pm

LOS ANGELES — A massive archive containing papers, drawings and models of work by Canadian-born, world-renowned architect Frank Gehry is getting a home in his adopted hometown...

Doctor says woman who fell down laundry chute drugged but not incapacitated

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 8:03pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 8:30pm

REGINA — An inquest into the death of a woman who fell 10 storeys down a laundry shute at a Regina hotel has been told she had high levels of drugs and alcohol in her system...

Indonesia man swallowed by python, villagers and reports say

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 7:35pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 8:00pm

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said.

A six-minute video on...

Congo to investigate deaths of American, Swedish UN experts

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 7:34pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 8:00pm

BENI, Congo — Congo's government said Wednesday it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose bodies...

More than two dozen people sickened by E. coli linked to recalled flour

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 7:15pm Updated: March 30, 2017 - 5:27am

OTTAWA — The Public Health Agency of Canada says it's investigating an outbreak of E. coli related to a batch of Robin Hood all-purpose flour that's now the subject of a recall...

The Latest: Ambassador says UK will remain key world player

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 6:56pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 7:15pm

LONDON — The latest on Brexit (all times local):

1:50 a.m.

Britain's ambassador to the U.N. says the United Kingdom may be leaving the European Union but it isn't...

Zinke: Border wall 'complex,' faces geographic challenges

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 6:30pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON — Geographic and physical challenges — including the Rio Grande and threatened wildlife — will make it difficult to build the "big, beautiful wall" that President...

Bystanders say no reason to shoot mother moose in middle of Alberta city

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 6:26pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 7:15pm

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — Alberta Fish and Wildlife officers are being criticized for killing a cow moose in a city north of Edmonton.

The cow moose and her two calves were in...

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