In their first public consultation since 2010, the Saskatoon Police Service employed some 21st century tools to widen the scope of their feedback.
Around 95 people turned up at the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel Monday morning to discuss what is working about policing in Saskatoon, and what is worrying about it. Using the hashtag #spsconsult, people on Twitter could weigh in too.
"We thought we'd use social media with this particular consultation, and we probably always will now," Chief Clive Weighill said.
After a number of recommendations were released by the provincial government Wednesday on how to curb bullying in Saskatchewan, students had mixed reactions to what it would mean for them.
Included in the recommendations was the building of an “online tool” that would allow students to report bullying anonymously, a good idea in the eyes of most students.
“I think it would be a change for the better,” said one high school student. “Not too many kids like to talk about it openly, so the anonymous part of it would be good.”
Wednesday's crash between a Via passenger train and a double-decker bus near Ottawa has weighing on the emotions of bus drivers in Regina.
"It does way heavy on me because, yeah, it could have happened in Regina," said Don baker, president of the Amalgamated Transit Union local 588.
Within an hour of the crash, Baker phoned up his counterpart in Ottawa with the local 279 to express his condolences.
"There's a lot of people with heavy hearts right now." he said.
People in Regina still don’t feel like they have enough reliable information to vote in the wastewater treatment plant referendum.
On Wednesday evening, about 250 people showed up at the Universtiy of Regina for a panel on public-private partnerships (P3) put on by Regina Water Watch, the group hoping to deny the City’s plan to build the new infrastructure using a P3 funding model.
Local organizations in Regina with origins from European countries are weighing in on what the Nationalist Party of Canada was trying to accomplish with their latest request for the City of Regina.
The Queen City had proclaimed a week in October as “European Heritage Week”, what was thought to be a celebration of diversity and European civilization. However, it turns out the Nationalist Party, the group behind the request, is actually a white supremacist group. The city quickly revoked that declaration.
Federal aviation officials say an Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea, has crashed while landing at San Francisco airport. It was not immediately known whether there were any injuries.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Laura Brown says the plane was coming from South Korea and was supposed to land on runway 28 left at San Francisco International Airport. She said the sequence of events was still unclear, but it appeared the plane landed and then crashed.
For many of us, the Canada Day long weekend is the best long weekend of the year. We’ve waited months to have no snow on the ground, finally allowing us to enjoy our favourite summer activities while freely wearing shorts or skirts.
And with the forecast looking sunny and hot in Regina, that means a lot of us will be out and about.
“Washing cars, golfing, CFL football. We've got the Riders playing,” said one man on what his plans for the weekend are.
Two Regina men who chose Livestrong as the symbol of their support for those fighting cancer feel others want them to justify that support as the foundation’s founder Lance Armstrong opens up to Oprah Winfrey about his cycling career.
Questions surrounding why the Saskatchewan Party is sending thousands of tax dollars to an out of province information technology conference surfaced on Thursday after the opposition critic for finance wanted to know what the “value for dollar” was.
SaskPower, SaskTel International and Enterprise Saskatchewan are major sponsors in this year’s World Congress on Information Technology Conference which will be held in Montreal this fall.