Regina Mayor Pat Fiacco is revealing a solid plan to try and move forward with a massive inner city revitalization project.
At a meeting on Monday, city council will vote on a three-phase plan that could see work begin on a new stadium as early as next spring.
Half a million dollars would be set aside to fund the first portion of the project. The city will begin formal negotiations with CP Rail to buy the container yards north of downtown right away.
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Chief Guy Lonechild is upset after Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the federal department that deals with Canada's indigenous people is changing its name from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada to Aboriginal Affairs.
Prime Minister Harper made the decision during Wednesday's cabinet shuffle.
The University of Regina held a candlelight vigil on Friday in memory of the 14 women killed during the Montreal Massacre 24 years ago.
On Dec. 6, 1989, 25-year-old Marc Lepine walked into École Polytechnique with a gun and opened fire, killing fourteen women before killing himself. The event has long stood as a dark symbol of an ongoing problem with violence against women in Canada, and the University of Regina’s director of the women’s centre said things haven’t changed.
Four and a half years after it was first announced the oft-delayed Capital Pointe is almost back where it started.
BrightStar Corporation and Augustine Group, the businesses looking to construct the long-delayed hotel and condominium tower project, applied to Regina's Planning Commission for a new development permit this week. Their old one had expired last summer, the latest in a long string of delays that have kept the project from beginning even past it's initial projected completion date.
The provincial government has announced how it plans to spend the $10 million it promised for long-term senior care.
The Urgent Action Fund was announced after troubling stories came out about senior care. Numerous complaints were heard at the Legislature during the last two sittings that staffing shortages were leaving residents to soil themselves in bed or unable to get off the toilet for hours at a time without assistance.
On Thursday the province revealed it has added another $40,000 to the fund. There will also be another $3.8 million put towards ongoing issues.
Most people probably couldn't tell you the difference between an adoption and a guardianship but the fate of a three-year-old boy hangs on just that technicality.
The boy's aunt Waheeda Afridi has been a Canadian citizen living in Saskatoon since the early 2000s.
The boy was her sister's seventh child. Recently widowed, the sister said she'd be hard-pressed to care for the child and asked if Afridi could take him.
The passing of Nelson Mandela is being marked in Saskatchewan, half a world away from his native South Africa.
The impact of the celebrated politician and revolutionary anti-segregationist was felt throughout the world during his life.
His loss is being mourned even as his legacy is celebrated by South Africans and Canadians alike.
Saskatoon doctor recalls Mandela portrayed as 'anti-Christ' by apartheid government
Johann Malan, a South African doctor living in Saskatoon, said he's never known anyone as humble as Mandela.
Former South African president and anti-apartheid crusader Nelson Mandella has died at 95.
Mandela had been battling health issues a severe lung infection for the last several months. He had been in and out of hospital numerous times this year. His health had kept him out of the spotlight the last few years; he hadn't appeared in public since 2010.
Premier Brad Wall is taking shots at Potash Corp for a comment Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bill Doyle made earlier this week when the company announced it will cut 440 jobs in Saskatchewan.
During interviews on Tuesday Doyle said that the company’s dividend is “sacrosanct” and insisted there are no plans to cut those payments to shareholders or alter a share buyback plan. Wall says that’s unacceptable.
A case of snooping by a Ministry of Highways employee has exposed some holes in the security of some private information.
In September 2010 an employee had an "incident" with another driver on the highway. The employee's name was not released but he is a traffic officer with the ministry's Transport Compliance branch. When he got to work he exploited his access to SGI's database to look up the other person involved in the crash.