News/Canada/Saskatchewan

Sask. priest to be extradited to Scotland to face sexual and physical assault charges

April 9, 2019

Authorities in Scotland have charged a long-serving pastor in a Saskatchewan archdiocese with physical and sexual abuse and have been authorized by the Canadian government to extradite him, according to a letter issued by the Archdiocese of Regina. The Canadian government approved the extradition of Father Robert MacKenzie on March 22. The allegations in question date back […]

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Green Shirt Day to honour Humboldt Bronco and the Logan Boulet Effect

April 7, 2019

Green Shirt Day is being held nationally on April 7, in memory of one of the Humboldt Broncos crash victims, and to raise awareness of organ donation. On April 6, 2018, the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team’s bus collided with a semi-truck in Saskatchewan, killing 16 people and injuring 13 others. Logan Boulet was 21 when the […]

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Green Shirt Day honours Humboldt Bronco and the Logan Boulet Effect

April 7, 2019

Across Canada people are dressing up in green for the first Green Shirt Day, in memory of one of the Humboldt Broncos crash victims, and to raise awareness of organ donation. On April 6, 2018, the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team’s bus collided with a semi-truck in Saskatchewan, killing 16 people and injuring 13 others. Logan […]

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29 candles light up Humboldt arena during emotional 1-year memorial of Broncos bus crash

April 6, 2019

A deep silence fell over the Elgar Petersen Arena on Saturday from 4:50 p.m. CST until 4:51 p.m — exactly one year after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.  The memorial took place in Humboldt, Sask., where family, friends and supporters gathered to honour the lives lost and affected by the collision that left 16 people dead […]

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‘It’s a whole range of emotions’: Humboldt set to pay tribute to Broncos at memorial

April 6, 2019

The sky was dark and rain fell steadily in Humboldt, Sask., on the morning of the anniversary of the Broncos’ bus crash. The Elgar Petersen Arena in this city will be packed with an expected 3,000 people Saturday afternoon, commemorating one year since the Junior A hockey team collided with a semi en route to a […]

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Still #HumboldtStrong 1 year after tragic bus crash

April 4, 2019

For Kaleb Dahlgren, the A on his Humboldt Broncos jersey meant he was a team leader. That responsibility didn’t end when with the fatal bus crash last April 6 — in many ways, it only got more important. “I think leadership isn’t just something that you do for the season. I think it’s the way you […]

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‘It was closure’: Plane finally lifted from Sask. lake nearly 60 years after crashing

April 1, 2019

A plane that spent nearly six decades on the bottom of a Saskatchewan lake has finally landed in its new home. On Aug. 20, 1959, pilot Ray Gran and conservation officer Harold Thompson set out to fly from Buffalo Narrows, Sask., to La Loche, Sask. While en route, the Cessna 180 they were in crashed into Peter Pond Lake, […]

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Judge considers ‘shockingly high’ sentence request for truck driver in Humboldt bus crash

March 21, 2019

Crown prosecutor Thomas Healey’s recommendation that the truck driver in the Humboldt Broncos crash in Saskatchewan should receive a 10-year prison sentence has raised eyebrows in the legal community. At the sentencing hearing in late January, Healey argued passionately to Judge Inez Cardinal that Jaskirat Singh Sidhu deserves 10 years based on his moral blameworthiness, the number of […]

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Share the land: Guess Who frontman Burton Cummings tells Moose Jaw dance studio to turn down the music

March 16, 2019

Burton Cummings used to play some of the loudest rock in Canada, but now he’s trying to get a neighbouring dance studio in Saskatchewan to turn down its tunes. Kyra Klassen owns Dance Fitness With Kyra in downtown Moose Jaw, where people gather to sweat to music-filled fitness classes. She says Cummings, the former lead […]

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Last Humboldt Bronco in hospital released after 333 days

March 4, 2019

The only remaining hockey player still in the hospital after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash has been released. Nearly 11 months ago, Morgan Gobeil suffered a serious head injury in the crash. Over the course of 333 days in Saskatoon City Hospital, the 19-year-old has undergone numerous surgeries and hours of physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Gobeil still […]

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