Scrutiny of Saskatchewan's essential services legislation begins Monday in a Regina court room as unions take on the Saskatchewan government.
The essential services legislation outlines the rules introduced by Brad Wall's government three years ago. It deems some professions too essential to strike.
News that the Mountain Pine Beetle infestation, which has decimated the central interior of British Columbia, had made its way over the Rocky Mountains to Alberta is a cause for concern amongst entomologists.
Earlier this year it was discovered that these beetles had successfully made the transition from Lodgepole Pine, B.C. to Jack Pine in Alberta. This spells bad news for the boreal forests of Saskatchewan if the beetle continues its migration east.
A deadline passed Saturday for the Occupy Regina protestors to leave the park but it appears police or by-law officers never showed up.
Enforcement is expected to actually arrive Monday morning
Protestors hope to use any tickets to launch a charter challenge.
Meanwhile, Occupy Saskatoon marched through the streets on Saturday.
They walked through downtown hoping to spread the message of the need to help the homeless and out of control rent.
Edited by News Talk Radio's Sabeen Ahmad.
The Young Hotel and, in the Village of Young, has been completely destroyed after a fire early Sunday morning.
Village Councillor Lillian Sather said it's a terrible loss for the entire community.
“It was built a hundred years ago so the looks of the building, the way it looked inside – it’s a heritage,” said Sather. “It’s always a crime when you lose a building because a business is lost.”
The Saskatoon Hilltops have won their second straight Canadian Bowl, taking down the Hamilton Hurricanes 29-1 at Ivor Wynne Stadium this Saturday.
The win marks the 15th Canadian Bowl Championship for the team.
“We just made history becoming one of the teams that has won the most championships,” said head coach Tom Sargeant.
“A day like today with so many memories being created that is why you become a coach, to be a part of that.”
Hilltops defensive back Graig Newman set a Canadian gold record with three interceptions during the game.
The designer of Saskatoon's favourite annual Christmas display, Bob Hinitt, passed away at the age of 86 Saturday morning.
“It will be a huge loss,” said Saskatoon city councillor, Pat Lorje. “Bob was one of a kind, he was an absolute gem and he gave so much back to the community.”
Lorje thinks he'll be remembered for how he decorated his Wiggins Avenue home.
James Gallagher, the 71-year-old Saskatchewan man who went missing early last week, is believed to be somewhere in Manitoba.
Early last Friday morning, Gallagher stopped a driver to ask for directions back to Flin Flon so he could get back home to White Fox, Saskatchewan.
The driver offered to lead the way to Flin Flon, but lost him a few minutes later.
Moose Jaw police are reporting that they have arrested three suspects in connection with a Saturday morning armed robbery.
Police have Kyle Haire, Derek Neidermeyer and Christopher Burgher, all aged 21 and 20, in custody after a convenience store was robbed at gun point.
All three men have been charged with robbery and weapons related offences. They will appear in court on Monday.
Edited by News Talk Radio's Chris Morin.
An 18-year-old man is dead after a semi collided with a stolen car on Highway 11 Friday morning north of Regina.
At around 8 a.m. RCMP received a call about a collision between a semi and a Cavalier. The incident happened near Lumsden at the bottom of the valley.
The Cavalier was coming into the south bound lane off of the shoulder of the same lane. It pulled in front of the semi.
The semi struck the Cavalier on the driver’s side pushing it into the ditch.