Police presence at the Saskatoon Jazz Festival won’t be as heavy as first expected, according to festival chair Bob Eaton.
“The Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) has reduced the number of hours they feel they need to be on site so they will be on site from 8 to 11 p.m.,” Eaton said, adding that this saves the festival about $3,000.
The video of a heart-warming surprise for a Saskatoon father has gone viral.
The video titled "Father's Day Surprise" was put online by WestJet in partnership with the Ronald McDonald House. It brings Marc Grimard together with his wife and son.
"I was very surprised and shocked and every other word that relates to that," Marc said with a laugh, adding his wife Angela knew for nearly three weeks prior. "I'm starting to be suspicious now about what else she is holding back from me!"
Exactly 25 years ago tanks rolled into Tiananmen Square, Beijing, where the Chinese People's Liberation Army, under martial law, sought to put an end to the six-week protest for democracy held by students and civilians.
Yatong Chen was only six when it happened, living a seven-hour train ride from Beijing. She said details of what occurred June 4, 1989 weren't taught to her in school and her parents didn't speak of it.
Saskatchewan is well-represented in the Stanley Cup finals.
Michael Dorsett, older brother of Derek Dorsett of the New York Rangers, said his entire family is extremely proud to see Derek play in the finals against the Los Angeles Kings. It’s also very exciting for the small town of Kindersley, where Derek grew up.
A hot day, fun rides, good food and good tunes - the makings of a perfect day at the Queen City Ex.
The artists gracing the stage for Molson Canadian Live Grandstand were announced Wednesday morning. The wide variety of performers include Lonestar with Blackjack Billy on Wednesday, July 30, Marianas Trench with Dear Rouge on Thursday, July 31, and the Bret Michaels Band on Friday, Aug. 1. Monster Truck with Danko Jones will perform on Saturday, Aug. 2, and Down With Webster will cap it all off on Sunday, Aug. 3.
Kelsi Paul races across the court in her wheelchair after a tennis ball that's gotten away. During a warm summer night at the Nutana Kiwanis courts, she said she wouldn't want to be doing anything else.
"Just being active it keeps me healthy, it keeps my sane. I love the interaction with people and it's just a huge part of my life and I'm a very competitive person so," she said laughing. "I have pretty much tried anything. My main sport right now is cross country skiing but I've done everything from bowling to swimming to basketball and wheelchair racing."
A former friend of a Saskatoon woman who was allegedly raped by two men at an apartment on New Year's Day 2012 testified that the complainant said she thought she had fallen asleep during anal sex.
If you plan on riding your bike to work Wednesday morning, keep your eye peeled for pink bicycles.
“They're bikes that we spray-painted and have the sign so people can see where commuter stations are this year,” said Bridge City Bike Co-op vice-president Megan Marcoux. “(There) people can expect a grab-and-go breakfast, the chance to connect with other commuters and a bit of fun on their way to work.”
June 4 is Ride Your Bike to Work Day in Saskatoon and in the group’s second year hosting; Marcoux said they’ve set up 10 commuter stations, up from three last year.