Protest News

CUPE holds a "Rally for Saskatchewan" as the spring legislative session nears its end on May 16, 2017.

CUPE holds rally as spring legislative session about to end

By Britton Gray May 16, 2017 - 11:56pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 12:00am

Protesters were out with signs, a podium with a microphone and a Brad Wall puppet to voice their opposition to the government's current budget.

The Canadian Union of...

Saskatoon's police chief says officers weren't prepared for ugly scenes that erupted at an anti-Saskatchewan Party demonstration in front of Prairieland Park Thursday.

Chief says police caught off guard by Saskatoon protest

By 650 CKOM May 1, 2017 - 12:23pm Updated: May 1, 2017 - 12:46pm

Saskatoon's chief of police says not enough officers were sent to monitor protesters outside a Saskatchewan Party fundraiser Thursday.   "We knew there was going to be some...

Protesters blocked vehicles from getting into the Prairieland Park parking lot for a Saskatchewan Party fundraising dinner on April 27, 2017.

Hundreds protest budget cuts outside premier's dinner

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 27, 2017 - 10:53pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 2:17am

Hundreds of people gathered at the entrance of Prairieland Park Thursday evening to protest Premier Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party's budget.

Demonstrators from...

Members of the RCMP are taking off the yellow stripe form their uniforms as a sign of protest against staffing numbers and wages.

Mounties remove yellow stripes to protest staffing, wages

By 980 CJME April 11, 2017 - 1:54pm Updated: April 11, 2017 - 1:54pm

Members of the RCMP are removing the yellow stripe off their uniforms as a sign of solidarity and protest.

The national police force has taken issue with their staffing...

Library cuts in the provincial budget drew a large crowd to a demonstration in downtown Saskatoon on April 7, 2017.

Saskatoon protest draws attention to Sask. library cuts

By 650 CKOM April 7, 2017 - 12:43pm Updated: April 7, 2017 - 1:07pm

People upset about funding cuts to libraries made their voices heard in downtown Saskatoon Friday.

Protestors staged a rally outside the Saskatoon cabinet office on 22nd...

Several provincial unions gathered in downtown Saskatoon to protest the impending shutdown of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company on March 31, 2017.

Unions, bus riders protest STC shutdown in Saskatoon

By JT Marshall March 31, 2017 - 5:12pm Updated: March 31, 2017 - 5:12pm

Saskatchewan is not for sale.   That was the message from several provincial unions, weekly bus riders and average citizens regarding the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (...

Over 55 midwife protestors held signs outside RUH to let the province know they want more midwives.

Midwife advocates want more midwives in the province

By JT Marshall March 25, 2017 - 5:04pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 5:04pm

Dozens gathered outside Royal University Hospital on Saturday to protest a shortage of midwives in the Province.

Saskatchewan currently employs just 15 midwives. By...

Protesters were confrontational at Regina City Hall on Saturday as they discussed their support or opposition for Motion 103.

People in Regina voice different concerns over Motion 103

By Jessika Guse March 4, 2017 - 8:40pm Updated: March 6, 2017 - 6:43am

Protesters of all ages gathered at Regina City Hall on Saturday to show their support or anger for Motion 103, known as M-103.

M-103 was put forward by Iqra Khalid, a...

Over 60 people marched against racism despite temperatures droping to minus 21 on Feb. 4, 2017.

March against racism hits downtown Saskatoon

By JT Marshall February 4, 2017 - 9:39pm Updated: February 4, 2017 - 9:39pm

In response to the National Day of Action against Islamophobia and White Supremacy, Saskatoon took to the streets.

"It's truly ridiculous that Trump is telling refugees...

The Saskatoon Public Library released a statement Jan. 27, 2017 that said they cancelled a Brad Trost campaign event for safety reasons.

Saskatoon Public Library responds to cancellation of Brad Trost campaign event

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 27, 2017 - 3:14pm Updated: January 27, 2017 - 3:22pm

The CEO of Saskatoon's public library system says the cancellation of a planned campaign event at the Alice Turner Branch wasn't motivated by politics.   Saskatoon-University...

A small group of protesters gather outside the Hilton Garden Inn in Saskatoon while an African trophy hunting trade show was taking place Jan. 21, 2017.

African trophy hunting trade show draws protesters to Saskatoon hotel

By JT Marshall January 22, 2017 - 12:56pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 10:17am

Blasting a bull horn, Michael Donovan chants loudly with a small group of protestors in downtown Saskatoon.

The Calgary man was one of seven people outside the Hilton...

About 40 protestors gathered to show support for Standing Rock protestors against the Dakota Access Pipeline on Dec. 4, 2016.

Small protest in Saskatoon against Dakota Access Pipeline

By JT Marshall December 4, 2016 - 4:09pm Updated: December 4, 2016 - 4:09pm

A quieter protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline was held outside Midtown Plaza Sunday morning.

It wasn't a typical protest as there were no chants and not many...