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(left-to-right)  John Courtney, Daniel Beland, Haizhen Mou and Michael Atkinson take part in a panel discussing the 2015 election at the University of Saskatchewan on Oct. 21, 2015.

University panel discusses federal election result

By François Biber October 21, 2015 - 2:33pm Updated: October 21, 2015 - 2:33pm

As a new Liberal majority government prepares to move into Parliament,  curiosity about what happens next is likely top of mind for many Canadians.

On Wednesday the...

Trees that were planted in 1902 - the first year the Indian Head Tree Nursery was in operation.

Regina candidate says NDP will save Indian Head Tree Nursery, review rail costs

By Adriana Christianson October 6, 2015 - 3:47pm Updated: October 6, 2015 - 4:15pm

The federal NDP is making an election promise to reopen the century-old tree nursery at Indian Head.

"We've committed to opening it on a cost-recovery basis to be...

An election sign showing support for Regina-Lewvan candidate Trent Fraser.

New poll shows strong support for Conservatives in Regina-Lewvan

By 980 CJME September 25, 2015 - 9:11am Updated: September 25, 2015 - 9:56am

It might have new boundaries, but a new poll released Friday shows the Conservatives continuing to garner the most support in west Regina.

A survey done by Mainstreet/...

Regina candidates spoke to students of LeBoldus and Miller High Schools on Sept. 24, 2015

From the campaign trail to the classroom: Candidates meet with Regina high school students

By Kevin Martel September 24, 2015 - 3:52pm Updated: September 24, 2015 - 4:00pm

Some high school students in Regina got the opportunity to learn more about the federal election candidates and what their political parties stand for.

Dozens of Grade 9...

File photo of a polling station.

Campaign Close Up (and Personal): Learn more about each Sask. federal election candidate

By 650 CKOM September 22, 2015 - 6:27am Updated: September 22, 2015 - 12:10pm

Our special coverage of Canada Votes 2015 is getting up close and personal.

We’ve asked all the candidates in Saskatchewan to tell us their views on the important issues...

Canada's Parliament buildings.

University of Regina students will study up before federal election

By Adriana Christianson September 21, 2015 - 1:11pm Updated: September 21, 2015 - 1:15pm

With less than one month before Canadians go to the polls, some University of Regina students say they're starting to pay attention to politics.

"This is the first year...

Tom Mulcair spoke about the NDP's universal prescription drug plan during a campaign stop in Regina.

Mulcair announces NDP's plan to reduce prescription costs at Regina campaign stop

By Kevin Martel September 18, 2015 - 3:18pm Updated: September 18, 2015 - 3:30pm

In the birthplace of Medicare, NDP Tom Mulcair is making another significant healthcare-related promise in Saskatchewan.

After being greeted by cheers and whistles in a...

Sask. Premier Brad Wall speaks at the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association conference in Regina.

Brad Wall is 'worried about the federal election'

By Kevin Martel September 17, 2015 - 5:53pm Updated: September 17, 2015 - 6:00pm

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is expressing uneasiness about the upcoming federal election.

Speaking at the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association conference in Regina...

Alysson Handlen and her fiancé are supporting different parties in the election, so they have both signs on their lawn in Regina.

Regina households divided: election candidates signs battle for lawn dominance

By Kevin Martel September 16, 2015 - 1:24pm Updated: September 16, 2015 - 1:30pm

It's like something out of the Odd Couple: one household with two different election signs.

It's popping up at a number of homes and their front lawns throughout Regina...

Moderator John Lagimodiere and speakers Tyrone Tootoosis Sr., Nina Wilson, Chris Scribe, Glenda Abbott, and Colby Tootoosis at the "To Vote or not To Vote?" public discussion.

Sovereignty and indigenous issues centre at 'vote or not vote' public forum

By Kelly Malone September 10, 2015 - 12:13pm Updated: September 10, 2015 - 1:21pm

Bev Crain drove 150 kilometres to Saskatoon from Muskoday just to hear why indigenous people would choose not to vote in the upcoming federal election.

"I wanted to hear...

File photo of Chief Perry Bellegarde.

AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde reverses decision not to vote in federal election

By 650 CKOM September 10, 2015 - 7:13am Updated: September 10, 2015 - 7:16am

The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says everyone should vote, even community leaders like him who strive to be non-partisan.

Chief Perry Bellegarde's...

All candidates forum for Saskatoon-West featured only two of the four candidates on the ballot.

National housing strategy, pharmacare program touted at candidates forum for Saskatoon-West

By François Biber September 9, 2015 - 6:25am Updated: September 9, 2015 - 6:27am

For the first time in a public-forum setting federal candidates vying for a seat in Ottawa for Saskatoon-West this fall had the chance to answer question straight from...

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