Farming ‘street cred’ may have been Andrew Scheer’s secret weapon in Conservative leadership win

Conservative supporters in Saskatchewan are both surprised and happy to see a Regina MP become national Conservative leader, and it may have been the support of farmers that put him over the top.   Regina-Qu’Appelle MP Andrew Scheer was elected leader of the Conservative Party of Canada Saturday night, gradually picking up enough support during the evening’s voting to overcome a

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‘Anything for Matty’: RCMP make man with intellectual disabilities honorary cadet

Matthew Brandon, 25, may have the cognitive skills of a three-year old and is unable to speak, but his adoration for the RCMP is clear.  Their devotion to “Matty” is just as obvious. Every Tuesday for the past four and a half years, Brandon’s guardians have taken him to watch the Sergeant Major’s Parade at the RCMP training academy in Regina, known as the Depot.

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Police in Estevan help woman in labour

A routine traffic stop for one Estevan police officer over the weekend turned into helping a woman in labour. On Friday, an officer was doing a routine traffic stop near Arcola, Sask. when a vehicle pulled over. “The driver was frantically waving her arms. She advised that her granddaughter was in labour and they would not make it to the hospital in

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Goat yoga rambles into Saskatoon, with some surprise animal guests

It may not have been the most vigorous and sweaty class, but the first-ever goat yoga session in Saskatoon sure warmed some hearts on Sunday. So this is happening: #yxe #saskatoon #goatyoga pic.twitter.com/un7R4GLpyk — @gq_in_sk About 30 people in two back-to-back classes struck yoga and cellphone selfie poses inside an animal pen in Diefenbaker Park while a gaggle of goats — plus some

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Two-spirit talking circle held in Regina for Indigenous LGBT youth

A group of Indigenous two-spirit and LGBT youth gathered in Regina on Sunday to share experiences and support one another. The talking circle was facilitated by two-spirit elder Marjorie Beaucage, who described the circle as a kind of peer support for young Indigenous people who need to talk about their gender identity. Historic pride parade on Saskatchewan First Nation 2-spirited Indigenous

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Young learning about CFL game while being in the spotlight

SASKATOON — The first day of the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ main training camp wasn’t all about Vince Young. It just seemed that way. More than 90 veterans and prospects took to the field Sunday at the University of Saskatchewan’s Griffiths Stadium, but the former NCAA and NFL star garnered most of the attention. The attention was to be expected considering Young’s accomplishments while he

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