Additional impaired driving charges after man injured in Saskatchewan crash dies

A man now faces two charges of impaired driving causing death after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 41 near Aberdeen, Sask., last month. Charges were upgraded against Tyler Seeley after a 74-year-old man injured in the crash died in hospital late last week, Crown prosecutor Lana Morelli confirmed on Thursday. Omemee man charged with impaired driving after found asleep at

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Saskatchewan truckers hoping to bust stereotypes, labour shortage with campaign

The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) is hoping a savvy new marketing campaign can improve their industry’s image while hacking away at a long-term labour shortage. “What it aims to do is talk about some of the misconceptions and stereotypes that happen around trucking,” said STA executive director Susan Ewart. “And we want to talk about what trucking actually looks like

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New distracted driving fines a disproportionate punishment for low-income people, Sask. academic says

It became a lot more expensive to get caught texting and driving at the beginning of February. The province nearly doubled the penalties, and some critics say higher fines disproportionately affect people living in poverty. Anna McMillan reports. https://globalnews.ca/video/6577029/new-distracted-driving-fines-a-disproportionate-punishment-for-low-income-people-sask-academic-says/

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Curlers keep close relationship with rocks at Scotties: ‘Not every rock is cut the same’

Like any curler, Team Ontario’s alternate Cheryl Kreviazuk has to have a great relationship with the rocks. The only difference: she’s usually the one behind the hack, instead of in it. Nerves aside, Kreviazuk has an important job. She’s constantly tracking stones — how they move, the speed and the curl — thrown by her teammates and opponents. Curling Canada

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City of Regina approves 15-year vision for Evraz Place, plans for commercial development

A grand new vision for Regina’s Evraz Place will see more commercial development, and a move to a district model, by 2035. The City of Regina’s priorities and planning committee approved a proposal Wednesday put forward by the Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL). The non-profit group manages the property on behalf of the city and operates with an entrepreneurial spirit.

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Saskatoon real estate broker says stress test adjustment will slightly help first-time buyers

A Saskatoon real estate broker is glad to see housing could become more affordable with the federal government’s new mortgage stress test rules, but he’s questioning why a regional approach wasn’t taken to help first-time homebuyers. Ottawa announces changes to mortgage stress test for insured mortgages Iveson provides mortgage stress test relief ideas ahead of February report Even with fixed

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New Saskatoon clinic to increase capacity for MRI scans in province

To help address increasing demand and wait times, the Saskatchewan government is investing to add capacity for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services in its two largest cities. MRI coming to Market Mall in Saskatoon British Columbia performs more MRIs than expected, but still doesn’t have wait-time data Mayfair Diagnostics will start delivering publicly-funded MRI services via a new machine in

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