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.
It's been one year since Nigerian University of Regina students Victoria Ordu and Ihouma Amadi went into exile.
One year of hiding in Regina churches, unable to even go outside for fear of being deported; one year of hoping and praying that the federal government will reverse their decision.
"It's been very emotionally draining" Ordu says. "It's pretty much like being incarcerated."
MLA and former Riders star Gene Makowsky had an "oops" moment this week.
Flooding is still a huge issue for many people living in the Rural Municipality of Corman Park after more than three inches of rain fell over the weekend.
The situation is especially bad around Warman and Martensville, said administrator Adam Tittemore.
“There is still some severe flooding that is causing some people a lot of hardship with their homes, with their farm operations,” he said.
Part of the future Regina bypass route is being mapped out, giving drivers an idea of how they will some day be able to get around the city.
Work on a future bypass for the city has been on-going for years but on Tuesday morning Highways Minister Don McMorris issued a map depicting the government's preferred route. He stressed the importance of getting the bypass route established as soon as possible.
Flooding is causing problems in Saskatchewan for the third straight summer.
That has led to washed-out highways, and concerns about homes.
Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is now promising to compensate all the groups that have paid him speaking fees for fundraising events since he became an MP.
On Sunday he announced that he will either give back the money or find some other way to "make it right."
In what turned out to be an unofficial cap on Pride Week, Saskatoon's transgender community got a chance to have their questions answered about a federal bill Sunday.
B.C. MP Randall Garrison and Saskatoon Center MLA David Forbes met with the LGBTQ community to answer questions and show their support for Bill C-297.
Garrison’s private member’s bill would amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (CHRA) to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity. It would also amend the Criminal Code to outlaw hate speech that advocates genocide against gender groups.
The leader of the Saskatchewan Party and the leader of the Federal Liberals are in a bit of a sparring match this week.
Premier Brad Wall says it was wrong of Justin Trudeau to accept $20,000 to speak at a literacy conference in Saskatoon last year. He says he doesn't agree with politicians taking money for speaking engagements.
"You ran in politics in part to be a spokesperson for issues that you're passionate about or are your constituency's issues," Wall said of Trudeau.