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Latest news from Ckom.com - Saskatchewan feed

  1. National public inquiry a 'blood farce': justice minister's father

    05.24 / 22:16 ckom.com Ckom.com - Saskatchewan
    OTTAWA — Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould's father is calling the national public inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women a "bloody farce." Bill Wilson, a hereditary chief, says the commissioners have "failed miserably." The justice minister's office has yet to comment on Wilson's remarks posted on social media. Last week, chief commissioner Marion Buller held a news conference in Vancouver to respond to criticism from advocates and indigenous leaders who raised concerns a…
  2. Shingles, semis no match for strong Sask. winds

    05.24 / 22:16 ckom.com Ckom.com - Saskatchewan
    Heavy winds wreaked havoc in parts of Saskatchewan Wednesday. South-central and southeastern Saskatchewan, including Regina, saw strong winds pick up throughout the morning and afternoon, gusting up to 90 kilometres per hour. In Saskatoon, wind speeds were recorded at 105 km/h around 2 p.m. Environment Canada expects gusts to ease up slightly later in the afternoon – but not before doing some damage. By early afternoon, debris could be spotted throughout Regina. Garbage and recycling bins w…
  3. Italy meets Invermere, B.C., as Lavazza buys control of Kicking Horse Coffee

    05.24 / 22:16 ckom.com Ckom.com - Saskatchewan
    Old World coffee giant Lavazza is buying control of Kicking Horse Coffee, the company known for its cheekily named blends that can trace its roots to a garage in the Rocky Mountains. The deal announced Wednesday values the Invermere, B.C., company at $215 million and gives Italy's Lavazza an 80 per cent stake in the coffee bean roaster. Elana Rosenfeld, who co-founded Kicking Horse in 1996 with Leo Johnson equipped with little more than a roaster, said the partnership is an ideal fit.…
  4. Injured dog found buried alive in suburban Montreal has died: SPCA

    05.24 / 22:16 ckom.com Ckom.com - Saskatchewan
    MONTREAL — The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says an injured dog found buried alive on Montreal's South Shore has died. The Monteregie SPCA said in a Facebook post that the dog, a Boxer mix, was extremely dehydrated when it was first brought in for care on Tuesday and couldn't even lift its head. The SPCA said that the dog appeared to be in stable condition, but it took a turn for the worse on Wednesday afternoon and died. Linda Robertson, the organization's director, say…