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A Saskatoon cannabis information specialist says medical marijuana is still too hard for medical patients to…
03.29 / 00:59
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The profile of a perpetrator, what one terrorism expert had to say in the wake of suspicious package scares in…
03.29 / 00:59
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On Tuesday, the provincial government tabled legislation which would transform Saskatchewan's 12 health regions into a single health…
03.29 / 00:58
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Health Minister Jim Reiter is allocating between $4-5 million to support and expand the Accountable Care model that was piloted at Regina’s Pasqua Hospital in January 2…
03.29 / 00:35
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Irene Smyth, 81, and Neil Balkwill, 94, have struck up a romance later in…
03.29 / 00:09
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Saskatchewan Finance Minister Kevin Doherty says the province will not be taxing…
03.28 / 23:45
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The city is contemplating pitching in $100,000 from the general revenue…
03.28 / 23:44
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Regina police dispatched a SWAT unit to a residence on the 1000 block of Retallack Street on Tuesday, the fifth time in the last 11…
03.28 / 23:44
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Regina police were at the scene of an incident of Retallack Street on March…
03.28 / 23:18
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be travelling to Saskatoon on…
03.28 / 23:17
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By The Canadian Press ST-HYACINTHE, Que. — One of two Quebec teens charged in an alleged murder plot to kill fellow classmates will not stand trial. A youth court judge declared the older teen not criminally responsible by way of mental disorder during a hearing on Tuesday in St-Hyacinthe. The Crown and defence presented a joint recommendation to that effect to the judge on Tuesday. His co-accused in the case, aged 14, still faces several charges and will return to court in April. The... //…
03.28 / 22:22
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By The Canadian Press OTTAWA — The federal government's plan to make Canada the first G7 country to legalize marijuana is creating political friction domestically, amid fears it will be the latest bone of contention between some of the provinces and Ottawa. A number of provincial governments are expressing concern in the wake of signals that federal legislation to legalize pot will be introduced the week of April 10 — just 10 days before annual "Weed Day" celebrations held across the countr…
03.28 / 22:22
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MONTREAL — The consortium behind the construction of the new replacement for the aging Champlain Bridge has filed a $124 million lawsuit against the federal government and warns the new span might be delayed. Signature on the Saint-Lawrence, made up of several companies including Quebec engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, filed the documents on Tuesday in Quebec Superior Court. They state that only one year after signing an agreement in 2015 was the consortium informed of weight restrictions on …
03.28 / 22:22
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A judge has sentenced a man to a total of 40 years in prison on charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer. Twenty-five-year-old Treveno Campbell was sentenced to 25 years for his second-degree murder conviction in the December 2012 shooting death of Officer Martoiya Lang. Campbell also was sentenced by Shelby County Criminal Court Judge James Beasley to another eight years for attempted second-degree murder, six years for using a firearm while c…
03.28 / 22:22
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ST-HYACINTHE, Que. — One of two Quebec teens charged in an alleged murder plot to kill fellow classmates will not stand trial. A youth court judge declared the older teen not criminally responsible by way of mental disorder during a hearing on Tuesday in St-Hyacinthe. The Crown and defence presented a joint recommendation to that effect to the judge on Tuesday. His co-accused in the case, aged 14, still faces several charges and will return to court in April. The pair were charged with a va…
03.28 / 22:22
ckom.com
OTTAWA — The federal government's plan to make Canada the first G7 country to legalize marijuana is creating political friction domestically, amid fears it will be the latest bone of contention between some of the provinces and Ottawa. A number of provincial governments are expressing concern in the wake of signals that federal legislation to legalize pot will be introduced the week of April 10 — just 10 days before annual "Weed Day" celebrations held across the country. Quebec's outspoken …
03.28 / 22:22
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BAGHDAD — U.S. airstrikes probably played a role in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul earlier this month, U.S. and Iraqi military officials acknowledged Tuesday, but they denied the rules for avoiding civilian casualties have been loosened despite a recent spike in civilian casualties. Speaking from Baghdad to reporters at the Pentagon, the top commander of U.S. forces in Iraq said an ongoing investigation may reveal a more complicated explanation for the March 17 explosion that r…
03.28 / 22:22
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By Sarah Mills As the inquest into her death continues, questions still linger — how did Nadine Machiskinic get into the laundry chute at the Delta Hotel and why was the initial autopsy report changed? Machiskinic, 29, died following a 10-storey fall down the laundry chute at the Regina Delta Hotel in January 2015.   Dr. Shaun Ladham, the pathologist who conducted the autopsy, provided some of those answers to the inquest jury Tuesday. Ladham concluded Machiskinic suffered "... // Read Fu…
03.28 / 22:22
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By The Canadian Press MONTREAL — The consortium behind the construction of the new replacement for the aging Champlain Bridge has filed a $124 million lawsuit against the federal government and warns the new span might be delayed. Signature on the Saint-Lawrence, made up of several companies including Quebec engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, filed the documents on Tuesday in Quebec Superior Court. They state that only one year after signing an agreement in 2015 was the consortium informed of w…
03.28 / 22:22
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By The Canadian Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A judge has sentenced a man to a total of 40 years in prison on charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer. Twenty-five-year-old Treveno Campbell was sentenced to 25 years for his second-degree murder conviction in the December 2012 shooting death of Officer Martoiya Lang. Campbell also was sentenced by Shelby County Criminal Court Judge James Beasley to another eight years for attempted second-degree murder, six years for u…
03.28 / 22:22
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