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Sunwing is telling customers that "checks and balances" prevented a drunk pilot from endangering their passengers during an incident in Calgary, Alta. on Dec. 31, 2016.

Sunwing assures customers of airline safety after drunk pilot incident

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 5, 2017 - 5:14pm Updated: January 5, 2017 - 5:24pm

A Sunwing pilot who passed out drunk in the cockpit was never going to get the chance to take off, says the airline.

In an email response to a concerned customer, social...

Regina Wastewater Treatment Plant construction.

How much money will Sask. get from federal government for infrastructure?

By Sarah Mills April 27, 2016 - 4:01pm Updated: April 29, 2016 - 7:26am

The federal budget is several weeks in the books and Saskatchewan's allocation of that money is now beginning to be revealed.

Ottawa has indicated Saskatchewan will...

A cost benefit study examining the relocation of CP rail lines out of Saskatoon could cost $400,000

Rail relocation study could cost $400k: report

By Lasia Kretzel March 6, 2016 - 1:14pm Updated: July 19, 2016 - 1:14pm

It could cost taxpayers up to $400,000 to study the total, much larger cost to move CP rail lines out of Saskatoon, a report from the city says.

The report, which...

City of Saskatoon transit bus.

Saskatoon Transit aims to improve service and cut costs with newer fleet

By 650 CKOM October 8, 2015 - 1:41pm Updated: October 8, 2015 - 1:41pm

Saskatoon Transit has unveiled a 10-year plan that will make riding the bus easier for riders and better for the environment.   “We’re going to reduce the overall age of our...

Construction equipment on the side of Highway 11 between Warman and Saskatoon.

Traffic restrictions on Highway 11 continuing until end of September

By François Biber September 22, 2015 - 4:21pm Updated: September 22, 2015 - 4:21pm

After weeks of lineups on the highway, commuters between Saskatoon and Warman only have to wait until the end of September before things get back to normal.

“During peak...

A 220,000 pound stainless steel tanker is moving from Biggar to Estevan this week.

Massive tanker move delayed by heavy rain

By François Biber September 15, 2015 - 12:47pm Updated: September 15, 2015 - 1:31pm

A massive tanker on its way from Biggar to Estevan has been delayed due to heavy rainfall on Tuesday.

A SaskPower spokesperson said the convoy had to divert from its...

Train delays in Saskatoon are up to 55 minutes.

CN causing frustrations in rail delay talks in Saskatoon

By Kelly Malone September 15, 2015 - 11:59am Updated: September 15, 2015 - 12:00pm

Canadian Rail Operating rules state delays shouldn't be more than five minutes but in Saskatoon drivers are running into waits up to 55 minutes because of trains, notably from ...

A photo of United Cab in Saskatoon.

Saskatoon’s city administration would like Uber regulated by the province

By Kelly Malone September 14, 2015 - 2:57pm Updated: September 14, 2015 - 2:57pm

City administration approved a recommendation at a Standing Policy Committee on Transportation meeting on Monday morning that city council “communicate its support to the...

Employees survey Saskatoon sidewalks.

Saskatoon to spend $350K to collect sidewalk repair data

By 650 CKOM September 11, 2015 - 11:45am Updated: September 11, 2015 - 11:45am

The City of Saskatoon is spending $350,000 on a new sidewalk-rating system to better determine which sidewalks need to be fixed.

“This is the first time in the city’s...

Saskatoon cabs went under the scope this week.

Saskatoon police inspect cabs

By Bryn Levy September 4, 2015 - 5:15pm Updated: September 4, 2015 - 5:15pm

SGI and Saskatoon police were checking taxis this week.

The two agencies collaborated on a voluntary program which allowed taxis to come in for a quick once-over to make...