National Newswatch

Ottawa to fund programs, mental health services at La Loche high school: Trudeau

Jan 23 2019 — Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press — LA LOCHE, Sask. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited a remote northern Saskatchewan community Wednesday to announce $2.2 million to help people heal from a deadly school shooting. It has been three years since the tragedy in La Loche, 700 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon, but Trudeau said it was important to take time to work with the community and the […]

Ottawa to fund programs, mental health services at La Loche high school: Trudeau

Jan 23 2019 — Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press — LA LOCHE, Sask. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited a remote northern Saskatchewan community Wednesday to announce $2.2 million to help people heal from a deadly school shooting. It has been three years since the tragedy in La Loche, 700 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon, but Trudeau said it was important to take time to work with the community and the […]

Right-wing, neo-Nazi, white supremacist groups an increasing concern: Goodale

Jan 16 2019 — Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press — REGINA — Canada's minister for public safety says right-wing, white supremacists and neo-Nazi groups are an increasing concern and threat to Canadians. Ralph Goodale said the groups promote hate, which manifests itself in violent anti-Semitism or in other crimes. "The van attack along Yonge Street in Toronto earlier last year had those kinds of roots," Goodale said […]

Right-wing, neo-Nazi, white supremacist groups an increasing concern: Goodale

Jan 16 2019 — Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press — REGINA — Canada's minister for public safety says right-wing, white supremacists and neo-Nazi groups are an increasing concern and threat to Canadians. Ralph Goodale said the groups promote hate, which manifests itself in violent anti-Semitism or in other crimes. "The van attack along Yonge Street in Toronto earlier last year had those kinds of roots," Goodale said […]

SaskTel not cutting ties with Huawei despite call for review from Opposition

Jan 15 2019 — Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press — REGINA — Saskatchewan's main telecom provider says it won't severe ties with Chinese firm Huawei Technologies despite calls from the Opposition NDP for the government to investigate any risk the relationship may pose. Daryl Godfrey, SaskTel's chief technology officer, says the Crown-owned company hasn't found any malicious coding to date from Huawei equipment. Cutting ties with the […]

Ottawa, Saskatchewan reach equivalency agreement to phase out coal electricity

Jan 11 2019 — Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press — REGINA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Saskatchewan and Ottawa have reached an agreement under which the province will shut down most of its coal-fired power plants by 2030. Trudeau says it's important to phase out coal as an energy source because of the pollution it creates. "It's also extremely important that we're supporting the workers and their […]

Ottawa, Saskatchewan reach equivalency agreement to phase out coal electricity

Jan 11 2019 — Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press — REGINA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Saskatchewan and Ottawa have reached an agreement under which the province will shut down most of its coal-fired power plants by 2030. Trudeau says it's important to phase out coal as an energy source because of the pollution it creates. "It's also extremely important that we're supporting the workers and their […]

Saskatchewan ’60s Scoop survivors hope government apology brings change

Jan 6 2019 — Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press — REGINA — Survivors of the '60s Scoop in Saskatchewan are hoping an apology from the provincial government comes with action to reduce the number of children in care. Premier Scott Moe is to apologize on Monday morning at the legislature. About 20,000 Indigenous children were seized from their birth families and relocated to non-Indigenous homes starting in the 1950s […]

Saskatchewan ’60s Scoop survivors hope government apology brings change

Jan 6 2019 — Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press — REGINA — Survivors of the '60s Scoop in Saskatchewan are hoping an apology from the provincial government comes with action to reduce the number of children in care. Premier Scott Moe is to apologize on Monday morning at the legislature. About 20,000 Indigenous children were seized from their birth families and relocated to non-Indigenous homes starting in the 1950s […]