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"21.10.2016 17:46:46" thestarphoenix.com Husky Energy report does not identify cause of July 20 pipeline spill, extension granted The provincial government has given Husky Energy Inc. an additional 30 days to explain what caused one of its pipelines to fail east of Maidstone on July 20, spilling approximately 225,000 litres of heavy crude near and into the North Saskatchewan River.
"21.10.2016 17:32:26" thestarphoenix.com Saskatchewan suicides: NDP calls on federal government to increase support for indigenous mental health The suicides of four young girls in northern Saskatchewan this month underscore the need for an immediate increase in funding to indigenous mental health services, say members of the provincial and federal NDP.
"21.10.2016 17:00:54" news.nationalpost.com Tourists overwhelm famous, curving San Francisco street 'The Crookedest Street in the World' has become so thronged with gawkers that residents say it feels more like an overcrowded amusement park than a... It's kind of hard to experience the sharp zig-zagging of San Francisco's Lombard Street with all those tourists jamming it up. #travel
"21.10.2016 16:51:30" saskatoon.ca Find out where to vote in Saskatoon's civic election Oct. 26 Enter your home address to find out where you vote on election day, October 26, 2016. Don't know where to vote Oct. 26? Share with friends.
"21.10.2016 16:42:04" thestarphoenix.com A B.C. city is building 'red zones' to banish repeat offenders from its... Regina did it, First Nations communities do it, and now a part of Maple Ridge is doing it This week, the Ridge Meadows RCMP announced that they were a mapping out a “red zone” for downtown Maple Ridge, B.C., a suburb east of Vancouver. Covering a roughly 15-block section of the downtown's core known for its high crime, it would be a
"21.10.2016 16:30:34" news.nationalpost.com Daniel the emotional support duck takes his first plane ride, soars in... Mark Essig was settling into his flight when he noticed an unusual passenger boarding the plane. It was a duck. Making his way down the aisle. "It was a duck. Making his way down the aisle. Wearing red shoes. And a Captain America diaper." #health
"21.10.2016 16:09:39" thestarphoenix.com Chicago Cubs move to within one win of World Series with 8-4 victory over Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of NLCS Jon Lester pitched seven sharp innings, Addison Russell hit a tiebreaking homer and the Cubs moved one win from the first World Series ICYMI ... One win away. Two chances at home. Seven decades of waiting. The Chicago Cubs closed in on their first World Series trip since 1945 by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Thursday in Game 5 of their National League playoff.
"21.10.2016 15:50:43" thestarphoenix.com Justice minister expected to reveal plans for victim surcharge this week The Liberals are moving towards changing the controversial mandatory victim surcharge brought in by the previous Conservative government, with the federal justice minister expected to introduce related amendments to the Criminal Code this week. #news
"21.10.2016 15:46:42" thestarphoenix.com Preview: Noses are red, violets are blue in Blind Date Poor Mimi. She's been waiting two hours for her date to show up. Time to take matters into her own hands. She steps down from the stage and finds a man in the audience to spend the next 90 minutes with her. Maybe romance will blossom. Maybe it will wilt.
"21.10.2016 15:38:12" thestarphoenix.com Man, 29, charged for rollover that killed two near Young, Sask. Watrous RCMP responded to the rollover … A 29-year-old B.C. man is faces multiple dangerous driving charges stemming from a single-vehicle rollover that killed two people near Young, Sask. #news
"21.10.2016 15:24:19" thestarphoenix.com Daniel the emotional support duck takes his first plane ride, soars in popularity Mark Essig was settling into his flight when he noticed an unusual passenger boarding the plane. It was a duck. Making his way down the aisle. Wearing red shoes. And a Captain America diaper.
"21.10.2016 15:12:40" thestarphoenix.com Meath Park School seriously damaged by fire The school in the village of Meath Park was seriously damaged by fire. #news
"21.10.2016 15:00:36" news.nationalpost.com Fiery Filipino slaw is just delicious This slaw recipe from Filipino restaurant Bad Saint features an addictive combination of colour and crunch, subtle heat and sweet relief It takes some work to make this salad. But it's worth it. #life #food
"21.10.2016 14:56:24" thestarphoenix.com Mandryk: Gov't ducking key questions on GTH mess Forget what you are being told by Premier Brad Wall's government or its loudest apologists who would love to see the Global Transportation Hub... "Forget what you are being told by Premier Brad Wall's government or its loudest apologists who would love to see the Global Transportation Hub (GTH) mess go away."
- Today's Murray Mandryk column #opinions
"21.10.2016 14:50:10" business.financialpost.com Alberta needs to cut mutual fund fees and hold off on CPP to retire at 70 Self-employed Helen has a modest plan in mind for her golden years, but expensive investment products and no company pension are weighing on her... At 65, self-employed Helen has a modest plan in mind for her golden years, but expensive investment products and no company pension are weighing on her budget #business
"21.10.2016 14:30:21" driving.ca Motor Mouth: The upsides of car-sharing are questionable Read between the lines of a recent study and you'll notice those who car-share tend to drive more, not less driving.ca: Theoretically, car-sharing cuts down on driving. Turns out, the exact opposite might be happening – it's encouraging more people to drive. #autos
"21.10.2016 14:18:38" thestarphoenix.com Universities crack down on offensive Halloween costumes at campus parties 'Is there no room anymore for a child or young person to be a little bit obnoxious … a little bit inappropriate or provocative or, yes,... Across North America, growing numbers of campuses are restricting what Halloween costumes students wear, in the name of creating an inclusive environment and paying respect to marginalized groups. #news
"21.10.2016 13:51:34" thestarphoenix.com She packs a punch: Nelson back in the ring after cancer fight Saskatoon's Michelle Nelson was in her comfortable place Wednesday night. There was a ring, her pink gloves, fellow boxers working up a sweat. They... Michelle Nelson, a former professional bantamweight Canadian champion who will box in Saskatoon Saturday night, is more nervous than usual, because she hasn't fought in three years. She survived a bout with cervical cancer. Then the cancer came back,
"21.10.2016 13:36:21" thestarphoenix.com Slow economy could add billions to federal deficit, Bill Morneau warns The finance minister, when asked, wouldn't say if he'll introduce new spending in the fall economic statement to boost the stubbornly sluggish... A slipping Canadian economy, highlighted by another downgraded Bank of Canada forecast, could add billions of dollars to the federal deficit, as Finance Minister Bill Morneau is cautioning the government's Nov. 1 fiscal update will show economic
"21.10.2016 13:19:55" thestarphoenix.com Rain on the weekend leads to no harvest progress in Saskatchewan this week It has been another dismal week for harvest in the province with progress staying stuck at 81 per cent according to the provincial crop report. #news
"21.10.2016 13:00:48" thestarphoenix.com Thanks to classic rock, American election finally makes sense Let's say you're poor and uneducated, your job went to Mexico, your president is a black man who probably wasn't even born in America and... "Donald Trump, who respects women as long as they're not fat or ugly, could adopt the Trooper hit Three Dressed Up as a Nine for a campaign anthem. Either that or The Boys in the Bright White Sports Car. Trump's folks like things white."
- Today's Cam
"21.10.2016 12:44:59" thestarphoenix.com Today's horoscopes: Moody moon This Cancer moon antagonizes as it travels, catcalling Jupiter, whistling at Neptune, giving Saturn flippant war words then goading Mars, for good measure.
Get today's horoscopes here. #life
"21.10.2016 12:28:54" thestarphoenix.com Former Englefeld teacher accused of professional misconduct A former Englefeld high school student testified that she was “scared” and “felt totally trapped” when she allowed her former teacher and coach, Desi Zimmerman, to have sex with her in his car in 2004. #news
"21.10.2016 12:12:34" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon's weather for Friday: Sunny with a high of 9 C Saskatoon is in for a sunny Friday with highs of 9 C, but wind speeds should reach 20 kilometres per hour. #news
"21.10.2016 05:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Man accused in Vancouver of break-and-enter, getting naked and cooking eggs A man in Vancouver is accused of breaking into a home, taking off his clothes and cooking eggs while naked. Vancouver police responded Tuesday around 8 p.m. to a home near Cambie Street and King Ed… The resident of the home, who was watching television in another room, thought at first that his roommate was making the noises coming from the kitchen. The resident soon found the naked man, however, and chased him from the home before calling police.
"21.10.2016 05:00:00" thestarphoenix.com 'Wade Who' dethrones Wall as most popular premier Wade Who? Wade MacLauchlan has wrestled away from Brad Wall a peculiar political honour: The premier with the highest approval rating in his or her home province. In a Mainstreet/Postmedia poll rel… Brad Wall, who formerly held 70-per-cent-plus approval ratings has been dethroned by the man who has led the country's smallest province for the past 18 months and didn't have a Twitter account until two years ago.
"21.10.2016 04:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Improved MRI access but still more than 6,000 patients waiting Access to MRIs is improving in the province, but still more than 6,000 Saskatchewan patients are waiting for scans. Between March 31 and July 31, the number of patients waiting for public MRI services at the public provincial/regional sites — Regina, The volume of private scans done is the equivalent of an additional MRI operating five hours per day, seven days a week at a cost that would have exceeded $835,000 if the scans had been billed to the public system.
"21.10.2016 04:03:00" Remembering those who died Nearly 100 people gathered at the Gordon Oakes Redbear Student Centre to honour and remember those who died in the northern Saskatchewan suicide crisis.
"21.10.2016 03:30:00" thestarphoenix.com FSIN chief wants 'face-to-face' with Trudeau on northern Sask suicide crisis Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron says he wants to have a “face-to-face” meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ask for an “immediate investmen… On the University of Saskatchewan campus on Thursday, as the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation announced they have declared a “state of crisis,” about 100 students gathered outside the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre to
"21.10.2016 03:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Atchison, Clark focus on Moore's tactics Mayoral candidates Don Atchison and Charlie Clark took aim at fellow challenger Kelley Moore during Thursday's final forum, broadcast live on CTV. Atchison and Clark both blasted Moore with a… The fourth candidate for mayor, Devon Hein, said he was “mad as hell” over city hall spending and debt and warned he was “unplugged.”
"21.10.2016 02:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Former Englefeld teacher accused of professional misconduct A former Englefeld high school student testified that she was “scared” and “felt totally trapped” when she allowed her former teacher and coach, Desi Zimmerman,&nb… The kiss was a turning point in an escalating pattern of intimacy led by Zimmerman, which had begun when the woman was in the ninth grade and he quizzed her about her relationship with her boyfriend, she said. He gave her rides home from tournaments and
"21.10.2016 02:00:00" Timeline Photos From the StarPhoenix archive: This week's throwback Thursday post is all the way from Oct 20, 1951 with kids from the Saskatoon sanatorium enjoying some quality puppeteering.
"21.10.2016 01:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Police officers testify at Compassion Club preliminary hearing The preliminary hearing for three people who were charged after police raided the Saskatchewan Compassion Club — a medical marijuana dispensary operating in downtown Saskatoon — began Thursday in&n… The defence called five police officers to the stand. All said they understood that people with a medical marijuana prescription card are allowed to possess a certain amount of marijuana. However, two sergeants in charge of the investigation said they
"21.10.2016 01:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Stray equipment and patients at St. Paul's Hospital deemed a fire hazard St. Paul's Hospital is scrambling to find space for patients and equipment after a visit from the fire marshal this week. After an inspection on Tuesday, he was concerned that some … In the short term, the hospital is looking at converting three-bed rooms back into four-bed rooms, and reminding staff that equipment should only be put on one side of the unit's hallway, and that they should move everything possible into a room.
"21.10.2016 00:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Blades win 2 of 3 so far, 2 games left on B.C. swing Didn't someone once say “two out of three ain't bad?” Yep, that was Meat Loaf, the singer. Dean Brockman appears to be singing the same tune after seeing the Saskatoon Blades win two of the first t… “Maybe we had too much time off — I don't know what it was,” Dean Brockman said of Tuesday's blip on Vancouver Island. “The good thing about it was we did bounce back (Wednesday night). We challenged our guys to be a lot better and I certainly thought
"21.10.2016 00:10:36" thestarphoenix.com Live debate: Saskatoon mayoral candidates square off for final time before election day Mayoral candidates Don Atchison, Charlie Clark, Devon Hein and Kelley Moore meet in one final debate tonight, in an event hosted by CTV Saskatoon, CKOM and The Saskatoon StarPhoenix. Click on our link to watch the event ...
"21.10.2016 00:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Fedoruk Centre seeks new leader after executive director's dismissal The University of Saskatchewan's nuclear research institution is looking for a new leader after its executive director was dismissed earlier this month. The Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Cent… “The board has full confidence in the leadership and team at the centre while we undertake a national search to identify a new executive director,” Karen Chad, who is also the university's vice president of research, said in an emailed statement.
"20.10.2016 23:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Do you support reserving a city council seat for an indigenous person? Here are the responses from Saskatoon city council candidates to the following question: Do you support reserving a city council seat for an indigenous person? Mayoral race Don Atchison There are n… Thoughts from city council and mayoral candidates on whether they support a reserved seat on city council for an Indigenous person.
"20.10.2016 23:00:01" thestarphoenix.com NDP pushes for pipeline inspection reports to be made public in Saskatchewan REGINA — The Opposition says the Saskatchewan government needs to release information about oil pipeline inspections to restore public faith in its inspection system. NDP environment critic Ca… NDP environment critic Cathy Sproule says said there's no reason for the government to block reports on all other Husky pipelines, as well as other pipelines in the province.
"20.10.2016 22:13:26" thestarphoenix.com Gallery: Vigil held on U of S campus after youths' suicides in northern Saskatchewan Dozens of people gathered on October 20, 2016 for a candlelight vigil outside the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre on the University of Saskatchewan campus to support those affected by the suicides of four girls, aged 10 to 14, over a one-week span in
"20.10.2016 22:01:34" thestarphoenix.com Elections Saskatchewan wants updated referendum plans in case an offer is made for SaskTel Talk of a potential sale — and referendum for its approval — of SaskTel has prompted Elections Saskatchewan to write a letter to the provincial government. The province's chief electoral officer wrote a letter to the province with concerns the existing
"20.10.2016 21:51:30" thestarphoenix.com Kelley Moore says cost-cutting platform focused on 'fresh look' at city hall operations Mayoral candidate Kelley Moore says her promises to streamline operations at city hall and find efficiencies “are not about cutting jobs.” Moore was publicly criticized this week by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Saskatchewan and the
"20.10.2016 21:46:27" thestarphoenix.com FSIN chief wants 'face-to-face' with Prime Minister Trudeau on northern Saskatchewan suicide crisis Chief Bobby Cameron of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says he wants to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "face-to-face" to develop a plan to address the suicide crisis in northern Saskatchewan after four youths took their lives this
"20.10.2016 21:11:39" thestarphoenix.com NDP pushes for pipeline inspection reports to be made public in Saskatchewan The Opposition NDP says the Saskatchewan Party government needs to release information about oil pipeline inspections to restore public faith in its inspection system.
"20.10.2016 20:58:09" thestarphoenix.com Postmedia plans to cut salary expenses by 20 per cent as quarterly loss nearly doubles Postmedia said Thursday it plans to reduce its salary costs by 20 per cent through voluntary staff buyouts, adding that layoffs are possible if that target isn't met as it announced net losses that nearly doubled in its most recent quarter.
"20.10.2016 20:51:56" thestarphoenix.com Farmers feel federal transport minister heard concerns over grain transportation Farm groups say they think federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau heard their concerns about moving grain by rail and they'll wait to see if changes are on track.
"20.10.2016 20:19:23" thestarphoenix.com Man accused in Vancouver of break-and-enter, getting naked and cooking eggs A man in Vancouver is accused of breaking into a home, taking off his clothes and cooking eggs while naked ...
"20.10.2016 19:58:28" thestarphoenix.com Man accused of murdering Saskatoon roommate was pulled over driving victim's SUV Anthony John Quattrocchi, the man accused of murdering roommate Benjamin Green, tried to pose as Green when he was pulled over in the dead man's SUV two days before the body was found, according to testimony Thursday by a Saskatoon police officer.
"20.10.2016 19:44:55" thestarphoenix.com Two people charged with arson after Gull Lake's century-old Clarendon Hotel destroyed Arson charges have been laid against two people after a hotel that stood for over 100 years burned to the ground in Gull Lake.
"20.10.2016 19:39:57" thestarphoenix.com Victim in Saskatoon's 10th homicide of 2016 died from a gunshot wound: police Police have identified the 26-year-old victim in Saskatoon's 10th homicide of 2016. Dylan Edward Robert Phillips, 26, died from a gunshot wound on Friday night at his home in the 1400 block of Avenue G North, police said Thursday.
"20.10.2016 19:22:05" thestarphoenix.com Mother leaves courtroom after seeing autopsy photos of daughter she's accused of killing The mother accused of fatally stabbing her daughter on a summer night two years ago south of Saskatoon was so shaken by autopsy photos that she left the courtroom on Thursday.
"20.10.2016 19:01:16" news.nationalpost.com Cataloging the world's most awe-inspiring places In honour of Halloween, a look at some of the more macabre entries in Atlas Obscura: crypts and cemeteries, severed body parts, and mummies and bones From the Door to Hell, a flaming crater in the Turkmenistan desert, to some of the most fascinating crypts and cemeteries, some pretty fascinating places exist in the world. #travel
"20.10.2016 18:36:28" thestarphoenix.com Michael Den Tandt: Trump won't reach out to disgruntled Democrats and can't even satisfy Republicans Trump turned in a braying, scowling, often incoherent performance, which he capped, astonishingly, by declining to say he'd accept the voters' verdict Nov. 8 Here is the ultimate takeaway from these three presidential debates, writes Postmedia's Michael Den Tandt: "The Republican party is truly doomed. The only candidate who comes close to upholding its principles, in 2016, is a Democrat."
"20.10.2016 18:19:44" thestarphoenix.com The story of the tragic death of Ezekiel Stephan in 2012 begins with the tragic death of his grandmother in 1994 The 19-month-old boy died in 2012 after contracting meningitis. Now, his parents David and Collet are awaiting sentencing for failing 'to provide the necessaries of life' ...
"20.10.2016 18:01:03" thestarphoenix.com 'Kind of a miracle': Sask. dog rescued after four weeks in a well is fighting for its life A chocolate lab believed to have been trapped at the bottom of a well for almost one month is fighting for its life at the University of Saskatchewan's Western College of Veterinary Medicine.… “There's so many people rooting for him and he's got such a strong will. After being down there for 27 days and not giving up, I can't see him giving up now," said owner Cindy Billesberger, after Bruno the chocolate lab was found in a well four weeks
"20.10.2016 17:38:20" thestarphoenix.com Cam Cole: Argos didn't give Toronto a reason to show up, and now the Grey Cup is paying the price "Putting the CFL's big show Toronto is necessary, from time to time, but never without risk. It has to catch Hogtown in just right mood. The Argos haven't given the fans much to appreciate," writes Postmedia's Cam Cole ...
"20.10.2016 17:13:25" thestarphoenix.com Third presidential debate fact check: Once again, Donald Trump shows a disregard for employing facts The debate again demonstrated Donald Trump's thin grasp of the facts and his willingness to make poorly sourced or inaccurate claims The final presidential debate once again demonstrated Donald Trump's thin grasp of the facts and his willingness to make poorly sourced or inaccurate claims. Hillary Clinton, for the most part, was more factually accurate. Here's a roundup of some of the
"20.10.2016 17:01:42" news.nationalpost.com Honey and ginger tomato salad, easy Asian chicken thighs Multi-course meals are often saved for when dining out at high-end restaurants, but with a little bit of planning, you can create your own... "Multi-course meals are often saved for when dining out at high-end restaurants, but with a little bit of planning, you can create your own two-course menu at home." #life #food
"20.10.2016 17:00:36" thestarphoenix.com From Baywatch bombshell to barricade-stormer: The incredible evolution of Pamela Anderson The star, who has taken on a stronger activist role in recent years, denies it is a calculated reinvention. 'I've always been authentic. Except for the boobs.' She was the quintessential blonde: a beautiful, buoyant Marilyn Monroe repackaged for modern times. She hung out with Hugh Hefner, went on Australian Big Brother and auctioned off her red swimsuit for charity. But now, former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson
"20.10.2016 16:55:12" thestarphoenix.com Scott Stinson: Will Blue Jays bring back Bautista? One of many awkward questions for the offseason "... The whole scene was laboured and awkward, which makes it a fine metaphor for the Jays' upcoming offseason. There is a lot to sort out, and it won't be easy."
"20.10.2016 16:45:15" driving.ca Supercar Review: 2017 Nissan GT-R Nissan takes its point-and-squirt GT-R supercar and turns up the boost to absurdity driving.ca: If someone ever offers you a ride in a Nissan GT-R, you take it. It's the closest you'll ever get to riding in a Millennium Falcon. #autos
"20.10.2016 16:10:21" thestarphoenix.com Shock after Donald Trump calls Hillary Clinton 'such a nasty woman' during the debate When Trump claimed that 'nobody has more respect for women than I do,' some audience members in Las Vegas began to laugh Donald Trump asserted in the final presidential debate that no one respects women more than he does. Yet in its closing moments, standing onstage with the first major-party female presidential nominee in U.S. history, he called Hillary Clinton “such a
"20.10.2016 16:08:31" thestarphoenix.com Sask. documentary takes a closer look at the grandmother-grandchild relationship When it comes to children in the foster care system, the numbers just don't add up says one filmmaker. A U of R documentary looks at grandmothers raising grandchildren and their struggles.
"20.10.2016 16:07:35" thestarphoenix.com All about that Treble: Winnipeg band takes to the road Our own Stephanie McKay recommends some shows to see in Saskatoon for the week of Oct. 20-26 ...
"20.10.2016 16:01:12" news.nationalpost.com Phil Collins on alcoholism, a growing risk among the 50-plus A study of more than 9,000 people says drinking among the over-50s had become a hidden phenomenon, with the higher somebody's income the more at... “It took me until the age of 55 to become an alcoholic. I got through the heady 1960s, the trippy 1970s, the imperial 1980s, the busy 1990s. I was retired, content, and then I fell. Because I suddenly had too much time on my hands.” #health
"20.10.2016 15:02:02" news.nationalpost.com Chez Dracula, where guests are told: I'll show you to your coffin Today, the Transylvanian castle that inspired Dracula's hideaway is being dusted down in readiness for overnight visitors for the first time in... The castle that once inspired Dracula's hideaway is being dusted down in readiness for overnight Halloween guests. #travel
"20.10.2016 14:47:06" thestarphoenix.com Fingas: Wall's climate change plan is laughable It wasn't long ago that Brad Wall abandoned a multipartisan provincial campaign for fairness in Canada's equalization program. At the time, Wall... "This week, as part of his laughable excuse for a climate change plan, Wall started demanding that Canada's federal government strip desperately needed resources away from some of the poorest people on the planet in order to preserve Saskatchewan's
"20.10.2016 14:45:10" driving.ca Winter Tires: Here's how to save money and stay on the road Let's face it, snow tires aren't cheap. But with a little due diligence, you can save a lot on your next set of winter rubbers driving.ca: Need winter tires this year? Better get 'em before it's too late! #autos
"20.10.2016 14:33:35" thestarphoenix.com FSIN looks to mayoral candidates for commitment on PST revenues A Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) forum Wednesday at the Circle Drive TravelLodge touched on topics ranging from how to help address bullying and suicide prevention to the effects of carding on the relationship between Indigenous
"20.10.2016 14:18:45" thestarphoenix.com U of S dismisses top nuclear scientist Two weeks after Premier Brad Wall touted the potential environmental benefits of small nuclear reactors, the University of Saskatchewan dismissed one of the world's leading experts on the subject from its nuclear research institution. #news
"20.10.2016 13:58:11" thestarphoenix.com Shock after Donald Trump calls Hillary Clinton 'such a nasty woman'... When Trump claimed that 'nobody has more respect for women than I do,' some audience members in Las Vegas began to laugh Donald Trump asserted in the final presidential debate that no one respects women more than he does. Yet in its closing moments, standing onstage with the first major-party female presidential nominee in U.S. history, he called Hillary Clinton “such a
"20.10.2016 13:38:03" thestarphoenix.com Surgeons among those calling on the Sask. government to immunize boys for HPV During breaks between surgeries, two Saskatoon surgeons added their voices to calls for the Saskatchewan government to vaccinate boys to prevent the most common sexually transmitted disease in Canada and the world. A vaccine to prevent human During breaks between surgeries, two Saskatoon surgeons added their voices to calls for the Saskatchewan government to vaccinate boys to prevent the most common sexually transmitted disease in Canada and the world. #news
"20.10.2016 13:20:07" thestarphoenix.com Where they stand: Mayoral candidates weigh in on police funding At the beginning of the civic election campaign, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed a series of questions to the four mayoral candidates, asking... We asked each of Saskatoon's mayoral candidates the following question:
"Do you believe the city needs more police officers?"
See their answers now. #news
"20.10.2016 13:03:14" thestarphoenix.com 'Thank you for not drinking and driving': Alberta restaurant leaves... 'Life is valuable, have a great weekend' reads the letter, left on a car abandoned overnight in the parking lot of an Original Joe's An Edmonton-area Original Joe's restaurant is being lauded online for its unofficial practice of leaving thank you notes on vehicles that have been left overnight in its parking lot. #news
"20.10.2016 12:45:08" thestarphoenix.com Today's horoscopes: Air-sign harmony Considering the position of the sun and the copacetic placement of the moon, the love-link between people is stronger than ever.
Get today's horoscopes here. #life
"20.10.2016 12:30:29" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon's weather for Thursday: Mainly cloudy with a high of 7 C Highs should reach 7 C on a mainly cloudy Thursday, with wind gusting up to 20 kilometres per hour. #news
"20.10.2016 12:13:24" thestarphoenix.com 'She was taking me to the country to kill me': accused killer mom says... Frances Sugar told a detective she didn't remember stabbing her daughter Lindey in the neck, but she did remember feeling terrified and believing her life was in danger. #news
"20.10.2016 12:05:33" Cat calls 9-1-1 An officer knocks on your door. "Ma'am, there's been a 911 call from your house." But you're alone.
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"20.10.2016 05:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Music reclaimed: FOONYAP uses new album to move past difficult childhood Foon Yap describes herself as a naturally eccentric person. She embraces that fact in her music, but owning that uniqueness didn't come easy. Growing up in the Roman Catholic faith as a … “As a young, naive person, and a girl at that, it was really hard for me to be myself because those systems don't necessarily encourage people, and especially young women, to have any sense of creativity or express their individuality or sexuality in any
"20.10.2016 05:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Forbes plays key leadership role on and off the court Graham Construction Shootout Thursday Calgary vs. Algoma – 5 p.m. Red Deer College vs. Saskatchewan – 7 p.m. Friday Calgary vs. Red Deer College – 5 p.m. Algoma vs. Saskatchewan – 7 p.m. Satu… Just over a year ago the 6-foot-6 centre for the University of Saskatchewan Huskies men's basketball team suffered a foot injury in the first pre-season game, ending his season before it had even begun.
"20.10.2016 04:34:00" thestarphoenix.com Debate stunner: Trump won't say he'll accept election result LAS VEGAS — Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday night that he will accept the results of next month's election if he l… Wednesday's contest quickly shifted from a calm, policy-focused faceoff into a bitter and deeply personal confrontation. Trump called Clinton a “nasty woman,” while the Democrat panned him as “unfit” to be commander in chief.
"20.10.2016 04:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Surgeons among those calling on the Sask. government to immunize boys for HPV During breaks between surgeries, two Saskatoon surgeons added their voices to calls for the Saskatchewan government to vaccinate boys to prevent the most common sexually transmitted disease in Canada and the world. A vaccine to prevent human “I just don't understand why we're only vaccinating girls,” said Dr. Gary Groot. “It's very unfortunate that our government has decided not to vaccinate half of the population.”
"20.10.2016 04:00:00" thestarphoenix.com UFC Canada boss Tom Wright laid off by fight company's new ownership The head of Ultimate Fighting Championship's Canadian office has been laid off as part of large job cuts by the promotion's new ownership. Tom Wright, the former Canadian Football … Thanks in large part to his efforts under the UFC banner, the sport of mixed martial arts was officially legalized under the Criminal Code of Canada. Since Wright was hired, UFC has held events in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Quebec
"20.10.2016 03:30:00" thestarphoenix.com NDP still looking for answers on GTH land deals The NDP continues to raise concerns over a series of controversial Global Transportation Hub (GTH) land deals. Former minister of the GTH Bill Boyd apparently does not remember who he received an unsolicited phone call from offering to sell 204 acres of Former minister of the GTH Bill Boyd apparently does not remember who he received an unsolicited phone call from offering to sell 204 acres of land that has since become the focus of an ongoing controversy.
"20.10.2016 03:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Roommate murder trial views crime scene evidence Investigators who collected evidence from the home where Benjamin Green's body was found in Saskatoon testified that a black cord was wrapped around the victim's neck. Photos from … Several items in the home were seized for testing, including tuck tape, an empty tape roll and zip ties, Saskatoon police Sgt. Frank Parenteau testified. The forensic officer said the items were deemed significant because they were in the basement near
"20.10.2016 02:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Students, faculty decry Nortep cuts Students from the Northern Teacher Education Program Inc. (NORTEP) protested in La Ronge and Regina against Saskatchewan government plans to cut funding for their institution, which has t… Students in La Ronge and Regina said they fear the plan will result in the loss of funding designed specially to address the unique challenges of northerners.
"20.10.2016 02:00:01" thestarphoenix.com Soccer squads back from national championships The best soccer clubs of each province were bound for nationals this month at different points across the country. Impact FC women, HUSA Alumni men and Eastside FC under-14 boys were the three Sask… Impact FC women, HUSA Alumni men and Eastside FC under-14 boys were the three Saskatchewan representatives from Saskatoon, and here's a look at how they did.
"20.10.2016 01:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Moore's city staff review, business 'tax cut' concern labour groups A labour group and the union representing many of Saskatoon's civic employees expressed concern Wednesday over a proposal by mayoral candidate Kelley Moore to review municipal staffing and co… “When Moore speaks about a plan to cut staff, she fails to be up front about which services Saskatoon citizens will see cut as a result,” said Tom Graham, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Saskatchewan.
"20.10.2016 01:00:00" thestarphoenix.com 'She was taking me to the country to kill me': accused killer mom says daughter threatened her life Frances Sugar told a detective she didn't remember stabbing her daughter Lindey in the neck, but she did remember feeling terrified and believing her life was in danger. R… Sugar said she didn't remember stabbing Lindey, but she did remember feeling frightened of her 34-year-old daughter. Lindey was much larger than her, and was kicking and hitting her before she was killed, she told Robert Nicholas of the RCMP's Major
"20.10.2016 00:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Neon Nature: Improvisation and deliberation in the work of Biliana Velkova The process to produce neon requires a trained professional who works with glass, gases and heat to bend the materials into the desired shape with the desired colour. It's the combination of … Other mediums allow for the artist to improvise during the creation of the work. Not neon. The artist must know exactly what the piece will be before the execution of the work.
"20.10.2016 00:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Toronto Blue Jays eliminated in ALCS for second straight year after shutout Game 5 loss to Cleveland Scott Stinson: In a season that never quite lived up to expectations, this — a 3-0, do-or-die defeat at home — was a particularly dispiriting way to finish It was a bleak end to an ALCS that was all kinds of odd. Cleveland, 10th in the American League in home runs during the regular season, hit six in four games to Toronto's two.
"19.10.2016 23:30:00" thestarphoenix.com U of S dismisses top nuclear scientist Two weeks after Premier Brad Wall touted the potential environmental benefits of small nuclear reactors, the University of Saskatchewan dismissed one of the world's leading experts … Alexander, an outspoken advocate for nuclear research and innovation in Saskatchewan, said he needed legal advice before commenting on the circumstances surrounding his dismissal.
"19.10.2016 23:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Vause has got smarts, he's also got 'quicks' James Vause may be the last line of defence, but he's first when it comes to football IQ. Vause — whose dad Ron Vause has served as a football coach at Aden Bowman for over two decades — comes by t… “He's so important because he's the last line of defence,” says head coach Tom Sargeant. “He's got to be smart. He's got to put himself in good spots. What I really like about James' play over the last couple of weeks, he's really started to add that
"19.10.2016 21:22:36" thestarphoenix.com Voter's guide: Where do Saskatoon's mayoral candidates stand on the major issues? Saskatoon's election is looming. In advance of voters casting their ballots on Oct. 26, The Saskatoon StarPhoenix has compiled what each mayoral candidate has said about some of the major issues facing Saskatoon …
"19.10.2016 21:06:26" thestarphoenix.com Cohen: The last chance for Trump to pull ahead of Clinton Donald Trump will need the luck of a lifetime Wednesday night to save his failing campaign. The last debate in Las Vegas is his last chance to make his best case, writes Postmedia's Andrew Cohen. "The game of expectations has been reversed in the third
"19.10.2016 20:59:41" thestarphoenix.com Anna Kendrick acts, sings, writes and earns millions — and she's only just getting started Anna Kendrick has a book of autobiographical essays out this November and she's titled it Scrappy Little Nobody. This from an Oscar-nominated actress and friend of George Clooney who has a trillion twitter followers (actually 5.8 million). If she's a
"19.10.2016 19:27:42" thestarphoenix.com PM Trudeau calls youth suicides in northern Sask. — four this month alone — 'a tremendous tragedy' Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the recent rash of suicides in northern Saskatchewan is a tragedy. Speaking to reporters in Ottawa, Trudeau said it's all too common for young indigenous people to take their own lives.
"19.10.2016 19:09:45" thestarphoenix.com Windsor-Essex County Humane Society apologizes for asking public to... After multiple complaints and hundreds of social media shares, the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society has pulled its cat adoption ad that made... If the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society wanted to court Donald Trump levels of controversy with its latest cat adoption ad, they surely got it on Wednesday morning. #news
"19.10.2016 19:01:00" news.nationalpost.com Better than take-out This main course is gooey, glazed and darkly delicious. Make extra and enjoy the leftovers This Chinese-restaurant-style pork is gooey, glazed and darkly delicious. #life #food
"19.10.2016 18:46:06" thestarphoenix.com Lumineers to play Saskatoon in March Fans eager to see The Lumineers on their first-ever North American tour can catch the band at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon on March 30. #news
"19.10.2016 18:26:01" thestarphoenix.com Male in custody after Saskatoon police standoff at home on Avenue C North A male was taken into custody after the execution of a high-risk search warrant by Saskatoon police turned into a hours-long standoff at a home on the city's west side.
"19.10.2016 18:15:16" driving.ca First Drive: 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Honda's playful Civic hatch make it one of the most fun entries in the compact segment driving.ca: There's a reason why the Honda Civic has been Canada's best-selling car for the past 18 years. #autos
"19.10.2016 18:09:16" thestarphoenix.com North Korean zoo features chimp with a pack-a-day habit — but officials... Though such a sight would draw outrage in many other locales, visitors instead roared with laughter on as the chimpanzee sat puffing away as her... Pyongyang's newly opened zoo has a new star: Azalea, the smoking chimpanzee. #news
"19.10.2016 18:00:46" news.nationalpost.com Top fall events across Canada Sure, the leaves are falling and the thermometer is dipping dangerously low at night, but that doesn't mean there aren't tons of great things to do... Plenty to do across this great land in the closing months of 2016, from 'Fright Night' in Vancouver to Halifax Pop Explosion. #travel
"19.10.2016 17:43:31" thestarphoenix.com Five things the Toronto Blue Jays need to do in Game 5 to stay alive in ALCS The Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Tuesday to stay alive in the American League Championship Series. The Toronto Blue Jays are facing another must-win situation in Game 5 on Wednesday at Rogers Centre against Cleveland in the ALCS. Here's a look at five things to watch ...
"19.10.2016 17:15:15" news.nationalpost.com Recipe for chicken with spinach in cheesy cream sauce You can fuss all you want with fancier dishes, but isn't it true that when you make something super-homey, super-comforting, that's when everyone... When in doubt, choose comfort food. #life #food
"19.10.2016 16:45:13" news.nationalpost.com Anxiety disorder associated with a two times higher risk for cancer... The mind and body are intricately connected and research shows that anxiety could represent an early warning of a more serious health issue "Previous studies have linked anxiety to inflammatory processes in the body and suppression of the immune system, which can increase the risk for diseases such as cancer." #health
"19.10.2016 16:44:51" Timeline Photos With one week left in the civic election campaign, Saskatoon's mayoral contenders are getting together one final time on Thursday. Don Atchison, Charlie Clark, Devon Hein and Kelley Moore are taking part in a Saskatoon mayoral candidates forum, airing on
"19.10.2016 16:37:05" thestarphoenix.com A fourth suicide this month involving a young girl — a 10-year-old from Deschambault Lake — has rocked northern Saskatchewan communities DESCHAMBAULT LAKE — Another young girl in northern Saskatchewan has taken her own life. Grand Chief Ron Michel of the Prince Albert Grand Council says the latest suicide involves a 10-year-old chil… Another young girl in northern Saskatchewan has taken her own life. Grand Chief Ron Michel of the Prince Albert Grand Council says the latest suicide involves a 10-year-old child from Deschambault Lake, about 500 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon. Michel
"19.10.2016 16:00:32" driving.ca Top 10 obscure, ticket-triggering driving rules in Canada When you cross provincial borders you're dealing with a new set of rules, so it's good to review some of the lesser-known laws driving.ca: If you're hogging the left lane in B.C., that could cost you $167 and three points. That should be enforced everywhere else in Canada, too. #autos
"19.10.2016 15:45:48" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon police in standoff at Avenue C North home after attempting to execute search warrant The execution of a search warrant by Saskatoon police turned into a standoff at a home on the city's west side. Officers went to a home Wednesday morning in the 1600 block of Avenue C North in an attempt to execute the search warrant. Details were scarce,
"19.10.2016 15:30:22" thestarphoenix.com Where they stand: Mayoral candidates weigh in on racism At the beginning of the civic election campaign, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed a series of questions to the four mayoral candidates, asking... We asked each of the mayora candidates the following: "Do you believe the City of Saskatoon is doing all it can to combat racism in the city? If not, what more can the city do?"
See their responses now. #news
"19.10.2016 15:15:13" thestarphoenix.com 'Everyone's equal in the eyes of the law': Saudi Arabia executes prince... The method of execution was not disclosed, but Saudi executions are usually carried out by beheading A Saudi prince has been executed after he was convicted of murder, a punishment that's being seen as an attempt to assure Saudis that all are equal before law at a time of unprecedented change in the conservative kingdom. #news
"19.10.2016 15:00:38" thestarphoenix.com Mandryk: Wall's climate plan no better than Trudeau's carbon tax So much for the days of Saskatchewan being the most Canadian of Canadian provinces. That description was coined by the late CBC Morningside host... "The problem, however, is Wall isn't really offering any more of a detailed solution to GHGs than Trudeau has."
- Today's Murray Mandryk column #opinions
"19.10.2016 14:45:12" thestarphoenix.com Five things the Toronto Blue Jays need to do in Game 5 to stay alive in... TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Tuesday to stay alive in the American League Championship Series. The Toronto Blue Jays are facing another must-win situation in Game 5 on Wednesday at Rogers Centre. Here's a look at five things to watch. #sports
"19.10.2016 14:30:25" thestarphoenix.com Advance polls popular, busier than 2012 election Returning officer Catherine Folkersen said more than 4,000 people were expected to have cast their ballots by the end of the day on Tuesday. People appear eager to vote in the upcoming municipal election. The turnout at advance polls has jumped since residents last went to the polls in 2012. #news
"19.10.2016 14:10:11" thestarphoenix.com Saskatchewan brewer launches legal challenge against Alberta beer markup A Saskatchewan brewer is taking Alberta to court over its new beer markup policy. #business
"19.10.2016 13:55:09" thestarphoenix.com Swift Current's WMBL team is ready for a change Harv Martinez has been watching the goings-on in Toronto this week with great interest. The Toronto Blue Jays played host to the Cleveland Indians... Swift Current's WMBL team decided earlier this fall — after winning the league title — to drop the Indians nickname it has had for more than 70 years and replace it with a new name suggested by fans. #sports
"19.10.2016 13:35:26" thestarphoenix.com Don McMorris returns as independent MLA following drunk driving conviction Don McMorris is still ashamed. Still embarrassed. Still wishing he could turn back time to the morning of Aug. 5, when he was still the deputy... Don McMorris is still ashamed. Still embarrassed.
On Wednesday, he will arrive as an independent member of the legislative assembly, separate from his former colleagues. #news
"19.10.2016 13:20:07" thestarphoenix.com Montgomery residents fuming after newly rejuvenated rink vandalized A rejuvenated hockey rink in Saskatoon's Montgomery Place neighbourhood got an unwanted paint jobs from alleged vandals and it has left community members seeing red. #news
"19.10.2016 13:05:09" thestarphoenix.com Doctors seek answers to FASD treatment at U of S conference Doctors are coming to the University of Saskatchewan on Monday to hammer out guidelines for treating Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. #news
"19.10.2016 12:44:35" thestarphoenix.com Atchison leads in latest poll With a week to go until voters head to the polls, Don Atchison is once again leading in support among the mayoral candidates. #news
"19.10.2016 12:40:08" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon's weather for Wednesday: mainly cloudy, high of 3 C You might get the opportunity to see the sun on Wednesday, but the chances are slim, as the forecast is calling for a mainly cloudy day. #news
"19.10.2016 12:19:33" thestarphoenix.com Today's horoscopes: Gemini moon When the moon is in the sign of the twins, the lesson is related to the polarization of life.
Get today's horoscopes here. #life
"19.10.2016 12:02:28" Jays face new pitcher in Game 5 Dalton Pompey's scouting report on Cleveland Indians Game 5 starter, Ryan Merritt is pretty fantastic. Steve Simmons has it here.
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"19.10.2016 05:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Wall details his own climate change plan in response to feds' Premier Brad Wall's prescription for climate change includes a hearty dose of adaptation — like heat-resistant crops that "effectively fix greenhouse gases to the soil" — but also more federal money for research and for those most affected by climate The world-wide angle dominated the speech by Wall, who said the greenhouse gases (GHGs) generated by new coal-fired plants in countries like China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines would more than wipe out any gains from carbon reduction in
"19.10.2016 05:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Regina developer pays $16.1 million for Bayside building Saskatchewan investors continue to spend money on real estate in downtown Saskatoon. The sale of the Bayside building to a Regina-based developer is the latest example. Mitchell & Associa… Colliers managing director Tom McClocklin said the properties are “very attractive,” and that economic pressure on large public companies and real estate investment trusts has opened the door for private investors across the country.
"19.10.2016 04:30:01" thestarphoenix.com Atchison repeats support for police street checks Incumbent mayor Don Atchison has reiterated his support for the police practice of street checks. “Street checks are one of those tools that police officers require,” Atchison told repo… The terms “carding” and “street checks” are often used interchangeably; Atchison said he doesn't believe they are the same thing. He said he supports police stopping people on the streets if they're children out in the middle of the night or if they are
"19.10.2016 04:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Man admits choking woman over alleged stolen wallet **Warning: graphic content. An early-morning meeting that began with consensual sex between Chancey Brent Heiser and a female sex worker in Saskatoon ended in violence, causing the woman … Chancey Brent Heiser pleaded guilty to charges of overcoming resistance by choking, assault, uttering threats and unlawful confinement. However, he disputed some of the facts the Crown presented at Tuesday's sentencing hearing.
"19.10.2016 03:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Lunch at Allen's gives you food for the soul They may all be busy with solo careers, but there's always time for Lunch At Allen's. The decade-plus project collects together some Canadian songwriting royalty in Marc Jordan, Murray McLauch… And it's one that no matter how busy they might be individually, they'll put it on pause to perform a run of dates, which they're currently on, and record a new album, which they recently wrapped up and is set for a tentative early 2017 release.
"19.10.2016 03:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Huskies men's hockey team remain in third in CIS Top-10 rankings Splitting their series with the University of Alberta (1-1-0) last weekend didn't seem to hinder the University of Saskatchewan men's hockey team in the CIS Top-10 rankings as the … The Huskies lost their first game against the Bears 3-2 on Friday, but bounced back for a 4-2 victory on Saturday. They'll be at home this weekend taking on the University of Lethbridge.
"19.10.2016 02:30:01" thestarphoenix.com First-degree murder trial hears from officer who found body in freezer A first-degree murder trial in Saskatoon heard testimony on Tuesday from an officer who was investigating the disappearance of Benjamin Green, and from the officer who foun… Meanwhile at Green's home in the 1000 block of Avenue K North, Sgt. Ken Kane said he noticed the smell of a decaying body while he was searching the basement.
"19.10.2016 02:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Montgomery residents fuming after newly rejuvenated rink vandalized A rejuvenated hockey rink in Saskatoon's Montgomery Place neighbourhood got an unwanted paint jobs from alleged vandals and it's left community members seeing red. “The people that do this graffiti, they do it for their own satisfaction,” said Barb Biddle, president of the Montgomery Place Community Association. “It's very disrespectful in public areas such as this, that they feel they have the need and right to do
"19.10.2016 01:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Celebrating the food of Oktoberfest at the German Cultural Centre Seeing as this is the month of Oktoberfest, I thought I would go back to my roots and review a restaurant which specializes in German cuisine. I also had a keen craving for sauerkraut. The first pl… For starters, my companion ordered the soup and pretzel, as the daily potage was potato, bacon and cheddar. Who can resist that combo? My mom makes Bierocks, so I ordered those, just to compare. The Sauerkraut Rolls sounded interesting, so we thought we
"19.10.2016 01:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Blades' Gingras gets set to play in front of home crowd Luke Gingras will be playing a home game with an away team Wednesday when the Saskatoon Blades visit the (Greater) Vancouver Giants in Langley, B.C. “I'm definitely really looking forward to it,” s… “I know I'll have a couple (family members) going to all the B.C. games,” points out Gingras. “I'm not 100 per cent sure how many at home. It could be a whole section, I don't know. I'm just excited to see everyone.”
"19.10.2016 00:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Argument between mother and daughter escalated to stabbing, says witness in Sugar murder trial What started as an argument between mother and daughter on the outskirts of Saskatoon quickly escalated to a fatal stabbing, said the third person in the vehicle that warm June night. Den… UPDATED: The argument between Francis Sugar and her daughter Lindey was about drugs at first, over profits from Ritalin they had sold earlier that day, Kissling said. It grew heated when Lindey brought up the times Frances would take her out to the
"19.10.2016 00:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Gensource launches feasibility study for Saskatchewan potash project The head of a Saskatoon-based junior mining company says it has cleared several important obstacles standing in the way of its plan to disrupt the global fertilizer industry. Gensource Potash Corp.… Last week, Gensource hired three consulting and construction companies to complete a feasibility study for its proposed Vanguard mine. That work is expected to be finished in the first quarter of 2017.
"18.10.2016 23:38:16" thestarphoenix.com Blue Jays stave off playoff elimination with 5-1 ALCS win over Cleveland TORONTO - Aaron Sanchez pitched six strong innings and the Toronto bats finally woke up as the Blue Jays staved off playoff elimination Tuesday with a 5-1 win over the Cleveland Indians in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. The Jays still face three more do-or-die games, two in Cleveland, if they are to survive the best-of-seven series, and history is against them. Since the introduction of the best-of-seven format in 1985, only one of 31 teams have rallied from an 0-3
"18.10.2016 23:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Zary: A Bly on the junior hockey wall The grass isn't always greener — and the ice isn't any whiter or cleaner — on the other side. Saskatoon's Josh Bly has experienced both sides of Western Canada's junior hockey map. He is among thos… “It's a little different style of play,” Josh Bly of the Kindersley Klippers said while comparing the SJHL to the BCHL. “Out here, it's a lot more gritty for sure but the talent's there.”
"18.10.2016 23:00:00" thestarphoenix.com FSIN to host forum for mayoral candidates When the provincial government shares PST revenues with every community in Saskatchewan, it ignores First Nations. Meanwhile, about 50,000 First Nations people who live on reserves in the… The City of Saskatoon, which receives revenue based on the spending of people from reserve communities that get none of that money, needs to acknowledge the discrepancy and get creative about finding ways to compensate, FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron said.
"18.10.2016 22:11:40" thestarphoenix.com Michael Den Tandt: Unjustified level of secrecy surrounding Canada's role in the war against ISIL Canada is at war. That's what it means to provide targeting for airstrikes and leadership on the ground. To call it anything else is dishonest "As the pivotal battle of the war with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant begins, Canada is deeply implicated, with about 600 soldiers deployed in four countries, more than a quarter of those in ground combat. You wouldn't know it though, unless you
"18.10.2016 21:34:15" thestarphoenix.com 'It'd be a betrayal': Why Howard Stern says he won't replay raunchy old Donald Trump interviews 'I had a guy who loved to talk about sex....had a guy who loved to evaluate women on a scale from one to 10....I knew it would entertain the audience' A curious thing has happened this election cycle: the Howard Stern effect. A deluge of news reports have centred on old interviews that the radio host conducted with Donald Trump over the years; the two often had on-air raunchy conversations, featuring
"18.10.2016 20:30:35" thestarphoenix.com CoverGirl announces its first ever male model: 17-year-old social media personality James Charles The latest CoverGirl is not a CoverGirl after all, but a CoverBoy. The 58-year-old cosmetics brand announced its first ever male model this week, 17-year-old makeup artist and social media star James Charles.
"18.10.2016 20:26:15" thestarphoenix.com Cleveland embraces its cartoon chief even as world moves away from such outdated depictions Scott Stinson: Mark Shapiro may have tried to lead the team away from the Chief Wahoo logo, but it remains easily available throughout Progressive Field "We don't use the term 'Indian' in conversation anymore. It's more than a little strange to see it worn proudly by everyone from little old ladies to apple-cheeked kids," writes Postmedia's Scott Stinson.
"18.10.2016 19:33:04" thestarphoenix.com Donny Parenteau saws a hot fiddle Donny Parenteau isn't a big fan of muddy-pickup-truck country music. “I have no clue how to explain the loop we're going through,” he says. “I don't care about a song about tailgates down and driving down dirt roads you've never been down before.” What he
"18.10.2016 19:17:01" thestarphoenix.com Argument between mother and daughter escalated to stabbing, says witness in Sugar murder trial What started as an argument between mother and daughter on the outskirts of Saskatoon quickly escalated to a fatal stabbing, said the third person in the vehicle that warm June 2014 night.
"18.10.2016 18:30:35" thestarphoenix.com St-Pierre prepared for court battle with UFC over free agency, contract breach claim: lawyer One day after Georges St-Pierre claimed he is a free agent as a result of a contract breach by UFC, his lawyer says the former UFC champion would be “perfectly happy” returning to Ultimate Fighting Championship — but that he is willing and able to explore
"18.10.2016 18:15:09" driving.ca Volkswagen still doesn't have a fix for its cheating diesels VW seeks final approval of emissions deal from U.S. lawmakers without a fix in hand driving.ca: More than one year and Volkswagen still doesn't have a plan to fix its diesels. What gives? #autos
"18.10.2016 18:00:41" news.nationalpost.com Herb and scallion Dutch baby It's called a Dutch baby, and it's magic. Dorie Greenspan's version is savoury, meant as a nibble with drinks, a brunch dish or a first course at... This versatile baked pancake is just as sweet when it's savoury. #life #food
"18.10.2016 17:00:42" news.nationalpost.com Halloween attractions: Virtual reality, spooky Airbnb rentals part of... Here's a sample of what's happening around the United States. Check with individual venues for dates, times, prices and ages Virtual reality, spooky Airbnb rentals and the start of a final season for Disneyland's Twilight Zone of Terror are all part of this Halloween's freaky fun. #travel
"18.10.2016 16:48:23" thestarphoenix.com Bodies of inmates piled up, burned and beheaded during Brazil prison riots caused by rival gangs At least 18 inmates died in clashes in two separate penitentiaries in Brazil's Amazon region and more than three dozen escaped after a third prison riot caused a large fire in a complex outside Sao Paulo, officials said.
"18.10.2016 16:30:27" news.nationalpost.com Tortilla-crusted tilapia with pickled red onions Given how quickly it cooks, fish stands out as the perfect candidate for a weeknight meal, especially in the fall A bit of acid and fat do wonders to amp the flavour of fish in this tilapia recipe. #life #food
"18.10.2016 15:42:09" thestarphoenix.com 'This is part of our culture'; Ice Guardians film shows the role of a hockey enforcer If nothing else, Kelly Chase hopes moviegoers will leave the Ice Guardians documentary film with a better understanding of the hockey enforcer's role. Chase — a native of Porcupine Plain, Sask., wh… “How do you explain to somebody that you are so civilized, and yet the act you have to take care of is not so civilized,” former player Kelly Chase says. #sports
"18.10.2016 15:35:54" Timeline Photos The Saskatoon StarPhoenix is giving away a pair of tickets to Persephone Theatre's Blind Date, which runs from Oct. 19-Nov. 2. For your chance to win the random draw, all you have to do is share your own memorable blind date or first date story. (Feel
"18.10.2016 15:15:41" thestarphoenix.com Blatchford: Why is it OK to call a team 'Indians'? A good question, but not one for the courts What a tawdry little hearing it was: an Ontario court having to hear that commercial free speech is precious and dear, like real free speech by actual citizens In today's column, Christie Blatchford gives the play-by-play breakdown of an Ontario court hearing to see if Cleveland players would be able to wear their logo. #opinion #sports
"18.10.2016 14:59:33" Father, son build drag racing Camaros driving.ca: For now, the old gun is faster than the young prodigy.
Meet the ultimate father-and-son team who built themselves 1,200-HP worth of badass muscle cars: http://bit.ly/2eN6nXq #autos
"18.10.2016 14:28:38" thestarphoenix.com Letter to the Editor: Tax cut rationale based on flawed trickle-down economics Saskatoon business organizations want the city to lower their property taxes to $1.43 for every dollar paid by homeowners from the current rate of $1.75. "How much more do homeowners want to pay during an economic downturn? And how many more vacant lots do we want downtown while businesses do not invest their tax savings in the economy," Tim Quigley asks. #opinion
"18.10.2016 14:12:41" thestarphoenix.com Viewpoint: Carbon pricing must be fair to farmers and foresters It is a sad but true fact that a vast proportion of cyberspace is devoted to complete nonsense. If you plan to tax somebody within a jurisdiction for creating atmospheric CO2, it is only fair to ask that jurisdiction if it sequesters large amounts of CO2 to offset its “industrial” carbon. #opinion
"18.10.2016 14:10:02" thestarphoenix.com Mandryk: Forensic audit needed after latest GTH revelations The Saskatchewan Party government clearly hopes the Global Transportation Hub (GTH) land deal controversy will just go away. Sure, Wall acknowledged in the wake of the auditor's report that “mistakes had been made,” but he and his government have danced around what those “mistakes” were and how serious they might have been. #opinion
"18.10.2016 13:45:44" thestarphoenix.com Moore defends 'guessing' tax hike could top 10 per cent Moore posted on her Facebook page last week that the 2017 tax increase “may be” higher than 10 per cent and claimed it was “the real issue” in the election. Saskatoon mayoral candidate Kelley Moore says she would not be “guessing” about the 2017 property tax increase if the city had released more information. #news
"18.10.2016 13:24:50" thestarphoenix.com Paramedics responding to La Loche shootings awarded for bravery Running into danger when others were running away, two paramedics who helped victims of a school shooting in La Loche don't consider themselves brave despite the award pinned to their lapels Monday. “I still have dreams of that every now and then,” Kalvin Jones said. “But it's gotten a lot better.” #news
"18.10.2016 13:19:05" thestarphoenix.com Toronto Blue Jays face daunting task down 3-0 in ALCS after losing to Cleveland Scott Stinson: The 4-2 defeat means Toronto faces Cleveland on Tuesday afternoon trying to avoid a four-game sweep. A rejigged lineup and several scoring opportunities only led to dead rally after dead rally. Toronto's first five hitters were a combined 2-for-15, both singles. #sports
"18.10.2016 13:06:02" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon Pride chair hopes international conference helps city 'truly embrace inclusion and diversity' Saskatoon is set to host the InterPride World Conference from Oct. 4-7, 2018. InterPride is an international group that promotes Pride and LGBTQ events worldwide. Danny Papadatos hopes hosting the world's largest international pride conference teaches Saskatoon what inclusion looks like. #news
"18.10.2016 12:44:57" thestarphoenix.com Bravery award recipient kept cool head in emergency He saw an arm hanging down from the couch and tried to pull the person toward him, but his hand slipped on her skin, which had already burned from the heat of the fire that began in the kitchen sometime earlier. As Clark Whitecalf crawled under black smoke toward a moaning voice in a smoke-filled house on the Sweetgrass First Nation, the only light came from the flames licking the ceiling. #news
"18.10.2016 12:34:50" thestarphoenix.com Tuesday's horoscope: You're a serious powerhouse today, Pisces All psychic awareness begins in the physical. What your five senses tell you will start the ball rolling. Under this Taurus moon, they'll tell a lot. Wrap your awareness around a choice befor… PISCES: You're a serious powerhouse today. You have the same 24 hours in a day that everyone else has. But what you do with it makes everyone think you magically were given at least 36. #life
"18.10.2016 12:29:02" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon's weather for Tuesday: mainly cloudy, high 3 C Saskatoon is in for another cloudy day, according to the forecast, but at least we're not expecting rain or snow. Temperatures should reach a high of 3 C, but may drop to a low of -3 C overni… Saskatoon is in for another cloudy day, but at least we're not expecting rain or snow. #news
"18.10.2016 12:20:25" thestarphoenix.com Where they stand: Mayoral candidates weigh in on Uber regulations At the beginning of the civic election campaign, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed a series of questions to the four mayoral candidates, asking them to outline their positions on a variety of topic… How should city council regulate ride-sharing companies such as Uber? #news
"18.10.2016 05:30:00" thestarphoenix.com No strings attached to candidate support, transit union boss says The president of the union representing Saskatoon Transit workers says he does not expect anything in return for endorsing municipal election candidates. “I haven't had any special comm… Moore said her endorsement by the union leadership was no different than the endorsement of incumbent Don Atchison by the firefighters' union or an endorsement fellow mayoral candidate Charlie Clark has received from a union.
"18.10.2016 05:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Lack of consultation on wolf hunt angers Sask. Indigenous leader A recently announced wolf hunt in several of Saskatchewan's wildlife management zones aimed at decreasing the predation of livestock has upset some First Nations leaders. The hunt, … Kim Beaudin, president of the Coalition of Indigenous Peoples of Saskatchewan said because the wolf has spiritual importance in First Nations communities across Canada, more consultation should have taken place, adding he's heard concerns from at least
"18.10.2016 04:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Mayoral candidates clash on transit, sprawl, crime With less than 10 days until voting, Saskatoon's mayoral candidates continued to explain why they and not their opponents deserve the city's top job — this time at the University of Sas… All three main candidates said there needs to be more focus on addressing the underlying causes of crime. Atchison said children need to have more direction and purpose in life.
"18.10.2016 04:00:01" thestarphoenix.com Anthony Quattrocchi accused of strangling roommate, jury trial hears During a 911 call played in a Saskatoon courtroom on Monday, Benjamin Green's employer told police he was worried about Green's well-being after the 38-year-old fail… The officers testified they were aware that Quattrocchi had been driving Green's truck when it was seized on June 24, 2014 — two days before police found Green's body.
"18.10.2016 03:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Winners announced for Royal Canadian Humane Association Bravery Awards Lieutenant-governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield presented Royal Canadian Humane Association Bravery Awards to 23 people on Monday at Government House in Regina. Silver medals were awarded to: -Terry R… A number of people were honoured today in Regina including: Andrew Pearson (along with two other Saskatchewan residents, Liz Haley-Armstrong and Bob Haley, who received honorary testimonial certificates) for saving the lives of a drowning boy and his
"18.10.2016 03:00:00" thestarphoenix.com In Brief: Huskies Mitch Hillis named Canada West offensive football player of the week Mitch Hillis made a stellar return to the gridiron last Friday, leading the University of Saskatchewan Huskies to a 40-10 victory over UBC and has been named the Canada West offensive football play… After a three-game absence due to injury, the fourth-year receiver tallied 175 yards and two touchdowns on 10 receptions. That total is just three yards short of Hillis' career best.
"18.10.2016 02:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Mother accused of killing daughter walked away from scene: witness Warning: graphic content Diane Cyca and her husband Norbert were headed out for an evening walk with their dogs when they came upon Lindey Sugar dying in a ditch. “She honestly was… “While Lindey lay bleeding, her mother was observed walking away from the scene,” Crown prosecutor Melodi Kujawa told the jury.
"18.10.2016 02:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Parenteau saws a hot fiddle “I don't care about a song about tailgates down and drivi… Donny Parenteau isn't a big fan of muddy-pickup-truck country music. “I have no clue how to explain the loop we're going through,” he says.
"18.10.2016 01:38:37" thestarphoenix.com Catholic school trustee candidate Denis Hall withdraws after backlash over past sex crimes Hall pleaded guilty in July 1981 to two counts of having sexual intercourse with girls aged 14 to 16 and two counts of indecent assault on girls. In a prepared statement released to the Saskatoon StarPhoenix late Monday, Denis Hall announced his decision to withdraw his candidacy for a seat on the Catholic school board. #yxe #news
"18.10.2016 01:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Community support program says goodbye to a good friend Last week officers of Saskatoon's Community Support Program dedicated a heartfelt Facebook post after the death of a friendly local panhandler with whom they had a close relationshi… The community support program remembers Brandon as “the kind of guy you could count on to lift your mood,” remembering his witty remarks and good hearted teasing, which often left them laughing.
"18.10.2016 01:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Husky expected to answer pipeline spill questions this week The provincial NDP looks forward to poring over Husky Energy's explanation of what caused one of its pipelines to fail this summer when it becomes public this week. “We'… Husky has “not been forthcoming at all” about the circumstances surrounding the spill, which underscores the need for an arms-length pipeline regulator in the province, according to a spokesman for the Kisiskatchewan Water Alliance Network.
"18.10.2016 00:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Ice Guardians: understanding the role of a hockey enforcer If nothing else, Kelly Chase hopes movie-goers will leave the Ice Guardians documentary film with a better understanding of the hockey enforcer's role. Chase — a native of Porcupine Plain, Sask., w… The hockey enforcer — a mainstay in the NHL during the 1970s through to the 1990s — may be the most misunderstood position in professional sports. Much maligned by some, yet revered by others, enforcers are hockey's gladiators chasing the NHL dream under
"18.10.2016 00:00:00" thestarphoenix.com U of S completes 90-space childcare centre The University of Saskatchewan celebrated the completion of its first stand-alone childcare building on Monday. The one-storey building is located across the street from the university at 109 … The one-storey building is located across the street from the university at 109 Cumberland Avenue South and has space for 90 children, aged six months to six years.
"17.10.2016 23:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Local fan helps The Who's charity work Who will be the highest bidder? Several pieces of rock 'n' roll memorabilia from Saskatoon are up for auction at Teen Cancer America, a charity founded by Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who.
"17.10.2016 23:01:21" thestarphoenix.com Transit union shows support for Moore with endorsement, altered photos on social media Three days after publicly endorsing mayoral candidate Kelley Moore, Saskatoon's transit union targeted contenders Don Atchison and Charlie Clark in a series of social media posts featuring altered photos.
"17.10.2016 23:00:00" thestarphoenix.com 'A terrible loss of jobs': Mitsubishi Hitachi manufacturing division shuts down, plant for sale Three months after announcing plans to shutter its Saskatoon manufacturing division and lay off about 150 people, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada Ltd. (MHSPCA) has ceased operations and put… After learning that the plant's manufacturing division was shutting down, one of the affected employees said in a now-deleted Facebook post that employees “saw it coming but didn't know how bad it was going to be.”
"17.10.2016 21:41:14" thestarphoenix.com 'I enter really unknown territory': UFC legend Georges St-Pierre claims he is free agent after failed negotiations Ultimate Fighting Championship legend Georges St-Pierre will not be making his long-awaited comeback when the fight promotion returns to Toronto later this year. In fact, he claims he is no longer under contract with UFC — and that he is a free agent.
"17.10.2016 20:24:38" Watch: A 25-year-old is facing charges after speeding through downtown while fleeing from police and crashing his truck outside the Bessborough Hotel.
"17.10.2016 20:05:10" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon police chase ends in downtown crash near Bessborough Hotel A police pursuit of a truck in downtown Saskatoon ended with one person in custody after the vehicle crashed in front of the Bessborough Hotel.
"17.10.2016 19:25:21" thestarphoenix.com Convicted pedophile Denis Hall running for Greater Catholic Schools Board trustee A convicted pedophile is running for trustee with the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools board. Candidate Denis Hall pleaded guilty in July 1981 to two counts of having sexual intercourse with females aged 14 to 16 and two counts of indecent assault on
"17.10.2016 18:01:12" news.nationalpost.com Cooking on deadline: Spinach, mushroom, and chicken quesadillas for... If you have kids, then you know that thinking about dinner on Halloween is not easy "Quesadillas fit the bill nicely for Halloween: Kids can pick up the cheesy wedges by hand and eat while they look around for the missing pieces of their costumes." #life #food
"17.10.2016 17:57:43" thestarphoenix.com Donald Trump lashes out at Saturday Night Live, says Alec Baldwin's impression 'stinks' 'Watched Saturday Night Live hit job on me. Time to retire the boring and unfunny show. Alec Baldwin portrayal stinks. Media rigging election!' Donald Trump has generally had a pretty good sense of humour about how “Saturday Night Live” has portrayed him, even when it has been hugely unflattering. But no more. After this weekend's show, SNL is now part of the media conspiracy trying to rig this
"17.10.2016 17:02:35" news.nationalpost.com How pot legalization will impact the workplace Some workers could be denied access to jobsites and potentially fired for testing positive for marijuana, even though tests can't confirm whether they were high on the job. #ocannabis
"17.10.2016 17:01:13" news.nationalpost.com It's a smart substitution for beef: Walnuts, coarsely ground with spices... Joe Yonan: Is there an equivalent vegetarian taco filling, something just as easy and satisfying? I think I've found it Substitute beef with walnuts. #life #food
"17.10.2016 17:00:32" driving.ca Apple scales back its autonomous car project Apple will now reportedly focus on developing autonomous software for automakers driving.ca: Apple might not want to build a self-driving car after all. #autos
"17.10.2016 16:57:13" thestarphoenix.com Jordon Cooper: Clark not perfect, but my best choice for mayor "Over the couple of months that all three front runners for mayor have been campaigning, I have kept an open mind to all of them. Over the past week, I was able to make up my mind on whom to support," writes columnist Jordon Cooper ...
"17.10.2016 16:41:23" thestarphoenix.com Toronto Blue Jays again turn to Marcus Stroman in a big game: 'He always steps up' Marcus Stroman has always relished pitching in high pressure situations. The Blue Jays starter will get a chance to do exactly that in Game 3 of the American League Championship series.
"17.10.2016 16:35:10" thestarphoenix.com ICYMI: 26-year-old man dies at scene from injuries in Saskatoon's 10th homicide of 2016 Neighbours say the 1400 block of Avenue G North is usually a quiet place, but it erupted with flashing lights as police and paramedics converged on a home after reports of a seriously injured man. Saskatoon police said he was the victim of “an apparent
"17.10.2016 16:13:24" thestarphoenix.com Dark places: Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival returns In the Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival lab, programmers work every year to create a monster of an event. As they piece together the best in horror, sci, black comedy, drama and more, a many tentacled creature of features and shorts emerges to terrorize
"17.10.2016 16:01:16" news.nationalpost.com In tiny Sylva, North Carolina, an Asheville alternative for the crowd-weary In Sylva, a city of just 2,600 people, there are plenty of brewpubs, book shops, hiking and fishing A smaller, less crowded Asheville? Let's go! #travel
"17.10.2016 15:45:53" thestarphoenix.com Convicted pedophile Denis Hall running for Greater Catholic Schools Board trustee A convicted pedophile is running for trustee with the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools board. Candidate Denis Hall pleaded guilty in July 1981 to two counts of having sexual intercourse with females between the ages of 14 to 16 and two counts of
"17.10.2016 15:39:11" thestarphoenix.com Letter to the Editor: Being Canadian means sharing the burden of a carbon tax Saskatchewan has among the highest per capita rates of greenhouse gas emissions in the world. "I want to live in a land where we do the right thing, even if that means making do with less," Brandon Bertram says in a letter to the editor. #opinion
"17.10.2016 15:21:43" thestarphoenix.com Activist in court today to bar Cleveland Indians from using name and 'Chief Wahoo' logo in Ontario The legal challenge by comes on the same day that the baseball team takes on the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series At 1 p.m. ET today, just seven hours before game three of the American League Championship Series, an Ontario judge will consider whether to ban the Cleveland Indians from wearing their logo and displaying their name as they play the Toronto Blue Jays.
"17.10.2016 15:00:46" news.nationalpost.com Canadian pediatricians' objection to circumcising babies 'at odds with... The study's author, Brian Morris, compared those who doubt circumcision's benefits to the anti-vaccination movement “The scientific evidence is unequivocal in showing that male circumcision, especially performed in infancy, has enormous benefits.” #health
"17.10.2016 14:51:52" thestarphoenix.com Editorial: Perception that crime is increasing needs to be addressed Almost a decade after an infamous Maclean's magazine article dubbed this city “rotten Regina” and claimed it was home to “Canada's worst neighbourhood” (North Central), perceptions about crime continue to provoke debate. From the Regina Leader-Post: "While statistics indicate significant reductions in overall crime have been achieved in the past decade or so, the poll suggests a significant number of Reginans are concerned the trend is reversing. It's a perception that
"17.10.2016 14:46:44" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon to host InterPride World Conference in 2018 Saskatoon will be the site of the world's largest international pride conference. “There will be so much to see, do and learn for everyone, as well as some fun events with our friends from all over the world,” Saskatoon Pride Festival posted on their Facebook page. #news
"17.10.2016 14:30:21" driving.ca Are safer cars making drivers more dangerous? As cars take over more duties, drivers are getting lazy and assume they'll be protected driving.ca: How are people, in this day and age, still not using their seatbelts? #autos
"17.10.2016 14:24:49" thestarphoenix.com How can the Toronto Blue Jays win an ALCS game? Hit ball, score runs: 'There's no f—ing secret' There's no magic elixir, no major mid-October adjustments, no easy answers. Down two games to Cleveland in the American League Championship Series, with their World Series hopes flickering, Russell Martin knows it's now or never when it comes to his Toronto Blue Jays finding a way to score some runs. #sports
"17.10.2016 14:02:17" news.nationalpost.com Black market to grey: The illicit marijuana market is no longer... Street-front dispensaries are becoming commonplace, law enforcement has relaxed, and marijuana prices are lower than ever. #ocannabis
"17.10.2016 13:56:55" thestarphoenix.com Where they stand: Mayoral candidates weigh in on property tax increases Today's question for Saskatoon's mayoral candidates: A preliminary budget update forecasts a property tax increase of at least 3.89 per cent, not including growth or the police budget. Is that too high? If so, what do you believe should be cut to reduce
"17.10.2016 13:43:44" thestarphoenix.com Viewpoint: Wall's lonely fight against carbon tax will hurt Sask. The premier is in a fix. "As a result of a flawed federal-provincial strategy Brad Wall is increasingly looking like the Don Quixote of Western Canada," says Howard Leeson of the University of Regina. #opinion
"17.10.2016 13:33:53" thestarphoenix.com Phil Tank: Parcel Y progress could benefit all three mayoral candidates The start of work on a long delayed and much-altered mega-project on Saskatoon's most prized piece of land at River Landing should put at least a little dent in people's skepticism about the venture.
But does it benefit any of the three main candidates
"17.10.2016 13:29:05" thestarphoenix.com Jordon Cooper: Clark not perfect, but my best choice for mayor I don't know about you, but it has been a struggle for me to decide whom to vote for in this election. Over the couple of months that all three front runners for mayor have been campaigning, I have… "Clark's fiery rejection of carding and the subsidy to commercial property owners reminded me of someone. He reminded me of the councillor from Ward 6 when I first started paying attention to Saskatoon city council seven years ago," Jordon Cooper writes
"17.10.2016 13:05:46" thestarphoenix.com Collective Voice: Arts and culture are important, too "Arts and culture for underprivileged kids is a subject that doesn't get the attention it deserves and needs." #opinion
"17.10.2016 12:54:44" thestarphoenix.com Pennant race brings flood of customers to sports businesses All it took was 11 innings of October baseball. The Toronto Blue Jays' victory over the Baltimore Orioles in a tense American League wild card game on Oct. 4 launched a p… “I can't believe that one game, that wild card game, made such a huge difference: It's going to mean a huge difference in sales to us,” said Jay Beavis, who opened the League Sports Lounge on Ontario Avenue with his brother Daniel earlier this year.
"17.10.2016 12:46:38" thestarphoenix.com Family who lost son to overdose open home to help addicted Alexander Reisinger's parents don't want his lasting legacy to be one of addiction. They want his name to be synonymous with hope. “Anyone that deals with the death of a child, once they get past the why questions … I think a lot of people think, what can we do?” Al Reisinger said. #news #health
"17.10.2016 12:36:51" thestarphoenix.com Monday's horoscope: These are energetic, unpredictable and ever-so-stylish times Every socialite knows that the after-party is the real party. The trouble is managing to stay awake for it. If you paced yourself over the weekend, you should be good for the fun today. The best pa… Every socialite knows that the after-party is the real party. The trouble is managing to stay awake for it. If you paced yourself over the weekend, you should be good for the fun today. #life
"17.10.2016 12:25:52" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon's Monday traffic report: Water and sewer connections causing restrictions Beginning Monday at 8 a.m. and expecting to be completed by 6 p.m., the southbound lanes and the northbound median lane of Third Avenue will be closed from 23rd Street to 22nd Street for water and sewer connection work. #news
"17.10.2016 12:25:20" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon's weather for Monday: Mix of sun and clouds, high of 5 C After a rain-filled Sunday, Saskatoon is expected to see a mix of sun and clouds on Monday, according to the forecast. #news
"17.10.2016 12:14:32" Saskatoon StarPhoenix's cover photo Will Purcell is bucked off a bull during the professional bull riding Canadian final at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, SK. on Saturday, October 15, 2013. (LIAM RICHARDS/THE STAR PHOENIX)
"17.10.2016 05:45:00" thestarphoenix.com Fentanyl conference brings municipal, provincial and federal players to look at where we are and where we go A meeting of city, provincial and national experts kicking off in Calgary on Monday aims to curb the public health crisis fentanyl has become. This… “Opioid addiction in the province isn't in itself a new problem, but because fentanyl is so unpredictable it's created a significant danger for the people of Alberta,” Alberta's Justice Minister and Solicitor General Kathleen Ganley said Sunday night.
"17.10.2016 05:15:00" thestarphoenix.com Fenian raids war bonds, antique jewelry on display at Regina Coin Club show When one thinks of the biannual Regina Coin Club show, one might tend to picture, well, coins. And while there were plenty of coins on hand to buy,… On loan from an unnamed British Columbia collector, one case contained several items dating to the Fenian raids of 1866 and 1871 — among them medals and war bonds. #news
"17.10.2016 04:45:00" thestarphoenix.com Donald Trump suggests Clinton was on drugs during last debate, reasserts that election is 'rigged': Trump said he and Hillary Clinton should be required to take drug tests before their third debate, insinuating that something is going on with… Donald Trump: "We should take a drug test prior (to a debate), because I don't know what's going on with her. But at the beginning of her last debate she was all pumped up at the beginning and at the end she was like, 'Oh, take me down.' ” #news
"17.10.2016 04:18:56" thestarphoenix.com Randy Travis stuns crowd, sings at Hall of Fame induction NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country singer Randy Travis found his distinctive voice three years after a life-threatening stroke and sang "Amazing Grace" during his induction Sunday into the Country Music Hall of Fame. The Grammy-winning baritone singer battled back from the stroke in 2013 to sing again during the medallion ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. He was inducted along with fiddler Charlie Daniels and record producer Fred Foster. #arts
"17.10.2016 04:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Jack Todd: Weber/Subban argument will be fodder for decades But a parade along the usual route at some point during Shea Weber's tenure might put the matter to rest. It's an argument that will never be resolved. It will go on as long as either Shea Weber or P.K. Subban still play and probably for years after that. #sports
"17.10.2016 03:30:01" thestarphoenix.com Youth, social media play important role in human rights fight In the eyes of some, today's youth are more connected to the devices in their hands than the world that surrounds them. Tell that to a group of young people… Close to 100 young people aged 30 and under registered to participate this weekend in Amnesty International Saskatchewan's Youth Activist Conference, intended to connect young activists and those interested in getting involved in human rights activism.
"17.10.2016 03:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Twelve women candidates the most in a decade When Tiffany Paulsen first ran for a spot on Saskatoon city council 16 years ago, she 11 other women were doing the same thing. This year's election also features 12 women among the 40 c… “It's disappointing,” saay Tiffany Paulsen, who decided to retire from council this year rather than run again. “Any elected body is at its most effective and makes its best decisions when it is a reflection of the community.” #news
"17.10.2016 02:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Toronto Blue Jays offer stark contrast to Cleveland heading into ALCS Scott Stinson: Toronto will play a Cleveland team that is very much like the Kansas City team that they faced in the ALCS last year Cleveland hit 185 home runs in 2016, 10th in the American League, but was first in stolen bases. Toronto was third in home runs and 13th in steals. This makes for a handy contrast, and it allows us to address a simple question that is often asked of the
"17.10.2016 02:04:00" thestarphoenix.com Dorothy meets Alice at Royal Ball The theme of this year's annual Royal University Hospital Royal Ball was a Royal Twisted Tea Party, an event where Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz met Alice in Wonderland and its cast of c… Saskatonians went off to see the Wizard, and a host of other colourful characters, at the Royal University Hospital's Royal Ball. Have a look at some of the costumes to see what you missed. #news
"17.10.2016 01:40:00" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon seminar showcases forgotten steamboat history In 1877, a steamboat cruised Saskatchewan waters for the first time. It was called the Lily — the namesake of today's Prairie Lily that is a familiar sight on the river in Saskatoon… Up to 100 steamboats hauled heavy cargo and people along the waters between the Rockies and Lake Winnipeg between the late-1850s and mid-1920s. “There were no roads. The treaties were just in the process of being negotiated and signed, so settlement
"17.10.2016 01:17:46" thestarphoenix.com Pozzobon earns PBR Canada top ranking Despite being bucked off during both of his rides at the final Professional Bull Riding Canada event held in Saskatoon on the weekend, Ty Pozzobon of Merritt, B.C., left Saskatoon with the t… There were thrills and lots of spills at the PBR Canada final event at SaskTel Centre this weekend. #sports
"17.10.2016 00:00:52" news.nationalpost.com U.S. marijuana investors eye Canada as testing ground U.S. marijuana industry investors are pining for a chance to see how a market booms when national legalization arrives. #business
"16.10.2016 23:56:32" thestarphoenix.com Battle to drive ISIL from Mosul has begun, Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi says Iraq's long-touted offensive for the northern city of Mosul has begun, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said early Monday morning Battle to drive ISIL from Mosul has begun, Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi says http://ow.ly/gX42305eyfI
"16.10.2016 22:48:07" thestarphoenix.com Border a no-go zone for Canada's medical pot patients There's an opiate medication addiction epidemic in North America, but patients switching to medical marijuana as an alternative are banned from... Border a no-go zone for Canada's medical pot patients http://ow.ly/pOye305evlG
"16.10.2016 22:00:42" thestarphoenix.com Ward 10: Candidates weigh in on city issues The Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed all ward candidates with seven questions. We'll be presenting all their responses in the coming days.
Next up is Ward 10, which encompasses University of Saskatchewan lands management areas, University Heights, Aspen
"16.10.2016 20:00:49" news.nationalpost.com Growing opportunities: In B.C., small growers are running a... Since the early 1970s, the southeast B.C.'s Kootenay-Rockies region has been a key player in the nation's cannabis industry — in the shadows of snow-capped mountains, scattered along the grassy banks of glassy rivers, a billion-dollar black market quietly
"16.10.2016 19:36:44" thestarphoenix.com Roy Romanow named the new chancellor of University of Saskatchewan The University of Saskatchewan has named former premier Roy Romanow as its new chancellor. Romanow says he hopes his election and the appointment... Roy Romanow named the new chancellor of University of Saskatchewan http://ow.ly/323V305eiFY #yxe
"16.10.2016 19:28:55" thestarphoenix.com Where they stand: Mayoral candidates weigh in on property tax increases At the beginning of the civic election campaign, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed a series of questions to the four mayoral candidates, asking... Saskatoon's mayoral candidates weigh in on property tax increases http://ow.ly/3hmm305eicl#yxevotes
"16.10.2016 18:00:56" thestarphoenix.com Ward 9: Candidates weigh in on city issues The Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed all ward candidates with seven questions. We'll be presenting all their responses in the coming days.
Up next is Ward 9, which encompasses Nutana Suburban Centre, Wildwood, Lakeview, Lakeridge, Lakewood Suburban Centre
"16.10.2016 17:10:28" thestarphoenix.com Ontario court to consider application to stop Cleveland from wearing... The injuction that would prevent the Cleveland Indians from wearing their regular jerseys, using their team name or their logo when they play in... Ontario court to consider application to stop Cleveland from wearing 'offensive' baseball jerseys in Toronto http://ow.ly/zsk2305e9R1
"16.10.2016 17:06:39" thestarphoenix.com Vanstone: Roughriders must re-sign Darian Durant ASAP The Saskatchewan Roughriders' brass must exercise some 4-sight. Exhaustive efforts should be made to sign No. 4, Darian Durant, to a well-deserved... Vanstone: Roughriders must re-sign Darian Durant ASAP http://ow.ly/FNOp305e9DL
"16.10.2016 16:42:30" thestarphoenix.com RCMP warning drivers to watch out for icy roads The RCMP is asking drivers to use caution when out on the highways today due to winter driving conditions in some areas of the province. According... The RCMP is warning drivers to watch out for icy roads in parts of Saskatchewan today http://ow.ly/n2WF305e8y7
"16.10.2016 16:07:33" thestarphoenix.com Two youth in custody after trying to flee from police in stolen SUV Two teen girls are in custody after allegedly trying to flee from police in a stolen SUV. Police say officers tried to stop a 16-year-old and... Two teenage girls are in custody after allegedly trying to flee from police in a stolen SUV. http://ow.ly/QLjj305e6Ru #yxe
"16.10.2016 16:00:59" thestarphoenix.com Fighting in the 'octagon': Violence, weapons inside corrections facilities Stacey Swampy points to the long, thick scar that covers both his cheeks and drags his finger across it. That's where he was knifed while in... ICYMI: The number of weapons seized and how inmates get them are part of a provincial government study in Saskatchewan. The highest number of weapons seized between June 2015 and the end of June in 2016 were at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre, where
"16.10.2016 14:01:00" thestarphoenix.com Ward 8: Candidates weigh in on city issues The Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed all ward candidates with seven questions. We'll be presenting all their responses in the coming days.
Next up is Ward 8, which encompasses Greystone Heights, Brevoort Park, College Park, College Park East, Brighton,
"16.10.2016 05:20:22" thestarphoenix.com Two dead, two injured in rollover near Young Two people are dead after a single-vehicle rollover approximately 100 kilometres southeast of Saskatoon. Watrous RCMP responded to the collision on Highway 2, north of Young, on Saturday around 11:30 a.m. ...
"16.10.2016 04:00:23" thestarphoenix.com Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones banned from Canadian, U.S. airlines... The orders, which are effective immediately, say the phones may not be carried on board or packed in checked bags. The phones also can't be shipped... Passengers and flight crews will be banned from bringing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on airline flights under emergency orders issued Friday by both Transport Canada and the U.S. Department of Transportation in response to reports of the phones
"16.10.2016 02:00:24" thestarphoenix.com Federal Liberals cut by half the amount of proposed emergency fund for... Natural Resources Canada says the proposed fund would bring down the minimum amount of 'readily available' money to at least 5% of a company's... The federal government is reducing the size of a proposed emergency fund pipeline operators would be required to have on hand to deal with short-term costs of incidents such as spills. #news
"16.10.2016 01:00:25" thestarphoenix.com Ward 7: Candidates weigh in on city issues The Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed all ward candidates with seven questions. We'll be presenting all their responses in the coming days.
Up next is Ward 7, which encompasses Diefenbaker Management Area, Exhibition, Queen Elizabeth, Avalon,
"16.10.2016 00:00:21" thestarphoenix.com Black female doctor rebuffed from helping ill passenger on flight: 'We... Tamika Cross, an obstetrician and gynecologist, flagged down one of the crew members, offering to treat the man. 'Oh no, sweetie, put (your) hand down,' she was told #news
"15.10.2016 23:42:51" thestarphoenix.com Saskatchewan Roughriders win fourth in a row; defeat Toronto Argonauts 29-11 The Saskatchewan Roughriders extended their winning streak to four games Saturday by defeating the Toronto Argonauts 29-11 at BMO Field. #sports
"15.10.2016 23:30:11" thestarphoenix.com Trump with his finger on the nuclear button – don't let it happen say... Imagine Donald Trump with his finger on the button to launch America's nuclear missiles? That scenario has prompted 10 former U.S. Air Force nuclear missile launch officers to write an open letter raising their concerns about such a possibility. #news
"15.10.2016 23:00:16" thestarphoenix.com B.C. mourns death of former Alberta premier OTTAWA — When the Conservative party took power in 2006, incoming prime minister Stephen Harper called on Jim Prentice to take on perhaps the... When the Conservative party took power in 2006, incoming prime minister Stephen Harper called on Jim Prentice to take on perhaps the toughest job in his new government.
Prentice, who died in a plane crash near Kelowna on Thursday, was Harper's first
"15.10.2016 22:00:24" thestarphoenix.com Ward 6: Candidates weigh in on city issues Ward 6 encompasses the Central Business District, Nutana, Varsity View, Grosvenor Park, Buena Vista, Haultain and Holliston. This ward was... The Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed all ward candidates with seven questions. We'll be presenting all their responses in the coming days.
Next up is Ward 6, which encompasses the Central Business District, Nutana, Varsity View, Grosvenor Park, Buena
"15.10.2016 22:00:15" thestarphoenix.com Woman mauled by tiger after exiting car sues Beijing safari park for... The woman reportedly left her car because she felt carsick. Her mother was killed in the incident after also leaving the vehicle to come to her... A woman who was mauled by a tiger after getting out of her car at a Beijing safari park, reportedly because she felt carsick, is demanding compensation of more than 2 million yuan ($300,000) from the facility. #news
"15.10.2016 21:30:11" news.nationalpost.com The fame game: Why the celebrity licensing model is the gold standard... Major investors are pouring money into marijuana grow facilities, distribution networks and product development, while celebrities sign licensing deals, marketing experts are getting ready to sell you something that bears little resemblance to the
"15.10.2016 21:01:30" thestarphoenix.com Countries reach 'ambitious and far-reaching' deal to limit greenhouse... One group called the deal — which, unlike the broader Paris one, is legally binding — the 'largest temperature reduction ever achieved by a single... Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal, announced Saturday morning after all-night negotiations, to limit the use of greenhouse gases far more powerful than carbon dioxide in a major effort to fight climate change. #news
"15.10.2016 20:31:52" thestarphoenix.com Varcoe: Friends remember Prentice preaching teamwork in political arena The suddenness of Prentice's death hit his friends and colleagues like a thunderbolt Friday morning.
They all spoke of his devotion to his family, his fervour for politics, and his uncanny ability to bring people together. #news
"15.10.2016 20:14:20" thestarphoenix.com First Nation leaders call for more resources in the north after suicides As residents in Stanley Mission and La Ronge prepared to bury one of three young people who recently took their own lives, Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) leaders repeated their call for more supports in northern Saskatchewan. #news
"15.10.2016 19:52:03" thestarphoenix.com MacPherson: Locker room safety goggles disrespecting the champagne It's fun to see the spray-starched broadcasters get it, too. "Goggles take all the fun out of it. What's the point of spraying someone in the face with champagne if he's wearing Dr. McSissy-approved safety goggles."
- Today's Les MacPherson column #opinions
"15.10.2016 19:26:31" thestarphoenix.com Unidentified woman dropped off at hospital with serious stab wound in... Saskatoon police are asking for any information the public might have regarding an early morning stabbing. #news
"15.10.2016 19:00:27" thestarphoenix.com Ward 5: Candidates weigh in on city issues The Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed all ward candidates with seven questions. We'll be presenting all their responses in the coming days.
Next up is Ward 5, which encompasses North West Development Area, North Development Area, Agriplace, Marquis
"15.10.2016 18:36:41" thestarphoenix.com By trying to be all things to all viewers, The Accountant proves to be... Chris Knight: Affleck does great work as the accountant, somehow imbuing his dead-eyed character with just enough emotional resonance to be relatable With so many parallel storylines, figuring out and/or waiting to learn how they connect should be nail-biting fun. There's some of that in The Accountant, and other times when the narrative gets bogged down in its own cleverness. #arts
"15.10.2016 18:15:18" thestarphoenix.com Street survivor a champion for youth He was teased as a boy, called one of the “garbage picking kids.” “We were poor, poor people,” Don Meikle recalls. “We were bullied. We were so... This week's Bridges cover:
From the humblest of meagre means, Don Meikle retained a sense of purpose. It wasn't always easy. At times it may not have even been apparent. And there were tougher times ahead. But Meikle persevered where others might have
"15.10.2016 17:50:07" thestarphoenix.com Protest for improved mental health services is personal for Indian Head... Barbara Holzapfel was devastated when mental illness forced her to step down as the director of an advertising agency — a job she loved. “I... Barbara Holzapfel was devastated when mental illness forced her to step down as the director of an advertising agency — a job she loved.
Now the Indian Head resident is a mental health advocate herself. #news
"15.10.2016 17:26:05" thestarphoenix.com Video shows frustrated judge tearing robe off to help tackle mouthy... The four-minute, profanity-laced video shows the defendant accusing Judge McBain of being 'buddy-buddy' with a woman Larson had been accused of... The robe came off.
A Michigan judge, growing increasingly frustrated with a defendant who was talking back to him, stormed down from his bench and rushed to help subdue the man as he resisted being handcuffed. #news
"15.10.2016 17:04:15" thestarphoenix.com Ward 4: Candidates weigh in on city issues The Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed all ward candidates with seven questions. We'll be presenting all their responses in the coming days.
Next up is Ward 4, which encompasses Elk Point, Hampton Village, Dundonald, Westview, Massey Place and Mount Royal.
"15.10.2016 16:43:13" thestarphoenix.com Roy Romanow has been named the new chancellor of the University of... The University of Saskatchewan has named former premier Roy Romanow as its new chancellor. #news
"15.10.2016 16:20:16" thestarphoenix.com Trudeau says naysayers on Canada's carbon-tax plan using 'scare tactics' Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is aiming to counter the “political torque and misinformation” on the federal government's controversial carbon-pricing plan. #news
"15.10.2016 16:00:03" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon's weather for Saturday: Mainly cloudy, high of 5 C It's expected to be a cloudy day in Saskatoon on Saturday, but those clouds shouldn't be bringing any rain or snow. #news
"15.10.2016 15:40:54" thestarphoenix.com Fighting in the 'octagon': Violence, weapons inside corrections facilities Stacey Swampy points to the long, thick scar that covers both his cheeks and drags his finger across it. That's where he was knifed while in custody. #news
"15.10.2016 15:18:03" thestarphoenix.com Northern Sask. region has highest per capita pot possession charges in Canada A popular area of Northern Saskatchewan's lake country has the dubious distinction of leading Canada in one marijuana statistic. #news
"15.10.2016 14:29:57" thestarphoenix.com Man dies at scene from injuries in Saskatoon's 10th homicide of 2016 Saskatoon police are investigating the city's 10th homicide of 2016 after the death of a 26-year-old man at a residence in the 1400 block of Avenue G North ...
"15.10.2016 05:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Protest for improved mental health services is personal for Indian Head woman Barbara Holzapfel was devastated when mental illness forced her to step down as the director of an advertising agency — a job she loved. “I suffered from incredible anxiety and depression ,” she said. “There were times where I would pull over in my car “A very dear friend of mine just found out that one of her children is schizophrenic,” Barbara Holzapfel said. “Basically a parent has to put aside their life to advocate for their child. There is no safety net … We have to step up to the plate. We can't
"15.10.2016 05:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Sherwood reeve could be prosecution witness should Probe case go to trial Jeff Poissant, the reeve of the RM of Sherwood, said he will be called as a witness for the prosecution should the case against deputy reeve Tim Probe go to trial. Jeff Poissant, the reeve of the RM of Sherwood, excused himself from the vote on Probe's leave and he did not appear at the time to give a reason for doing so other than calling it a conflict of interest. However, on Friday afternoon he confirmed he
"15.10.2016 04:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Huskies erase skid with thrashing of UBC The University of Saskatchewan Huskies scattered the remnants of their three-game losing streak into a wet and windy night at Griffiths Stadium. Saskatchewan's 40-10 Friday-night thrashing of… Saskatchewan's 40-10 Friday-night thrashing of the Vanier Cup-champion British Columbia Thunderbirds snapped that aforementioned skid, ran their record to 3-3, keeping their conference playoff hopes alive and kicking.
"15.10.2016 04:00:01" thestarphoenix.com Huskies win home opener 2-1 over Pandas in 2OT Leah Bohlken took advantage of a power play to score her first goal of the 2016-17 Canada West season and propel the University of Saskatchewan Huskies to a 2-1 double-overtime victory over th… The Huskies, who were playing in their home opener, got on the board first at 13:45 into the second period with a power-play goal from Lauren Zary.
"15.10.2016 03:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Moore looks to make history with momentum on her side Kelley Moore believes she can win. She thinks a groundswell of grassroots support will propel her to the city's highest office. If she's successful, she would make histo… While both Clark and Atchison have profile and social capital after been in the spotlight for more than a decade, Moore is a fresh face. She jumped to the top of the polls two weeks ago and is in a statistical tie with Atchison in this week's poll. But
"15.10.2016 03:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Saskatchewan politicians remembers Prentice fondly Former federal cabinet minister and Alberta premier Jim Prentice, who died in a plane crash Thursday evening, is being remembered by colleagues in Saskatchewan. Premier Brad Wall took to social media to say, “I enjoyed working with Jim Prentice when was a key federal cabinet minister and then as Premier of our closest friend and neighbour, Alberta.”
"15.10.2016 02:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Moore's claim of debt crisis a 'scare tactic,' Clark says Saskatoon mayoral candidate Charlie Clark says the city is not in a debt crisis, despite claims by opponent Kelley Moore. Clark sent out a news release on Friday to assure Saskatoon taxpayers the c… In his release, Clark said Saskatoon maintains one of the most favourable debt positions of any municipality in Canada despite major projects like the new art gallery, two new bridges, a new police station and a new civic operations centre.
"15.10.2016 02:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Shawn Rhode designated long-term offender, gets six years for child porn crimes A repeat child pornography offender recently convicted of more offences, including manipulating a photo to create a sexualized image of himself with a young girl, has been designated a lo… Justice Shawn Smith sentenced Rhode to six years concurrent on three charges of possessing, accessing and making child porn. Rhode will also be supervised for 10 years, which both the Crown and defence agreed was an appropriate length of time.
"15.10.2016 01:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Driver's tires punctured after fleeing police A 35-year-old man is facing dangerous driving and failure to stop for police charges after allegedly fleeing from police during a traffic stop. Police say officers tried to stop a Pontiac SUV … ICYMI: The driver refused to stop and fled down Broadway before heading onto to Circle Drive before police eventually punctured the vehicle's tires on a grid road outside the city.
"15.10.2016 01:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Clark plans to stick with strategy until election day Saskatoon mayoral candidate Charlie Clark says he will continue with his campaign plan, despite a poll suggesting a dip in his support. A Mainstreet Research/Postmedia Network Inc. teleph… “It doesn't change my strategy or my optimism for the city,” Charlie Clark said in an interview on Friday. “I'm glad this is an exciting race because people are talking about their city. It's energizing.”
"15.10.2016 00:30:00" thestarphoenix.com 'It's a sense of pride'; Residential school survivor raises flag of reconciliation at St. Paul's Hospital Neal Kewistep stood with his father on a cold, grey October morning outside St. Paul's hospital and felt pride as they raised a bright yellow flag of reconciliation to the sky. “Fl… Kewistep was at a residential school for just one week before he ran away, never to return. Now he works for the health region as a manager of population and public health.
"15.10.2016 00:00:00" thestarphoenix.com 'The dogs were the weapon:' Man who sicced dogs on canine officer found guilty of assault A provincial court judge has ruled that a Saskatoon man used his three dogs as weapons when he sicced them on a canine officer and the officer's dog. As he struggled with the p… As he struggled with the police dog, named Kato, Anthony Robert Regnier ordered his dogs to attack Kato and Const. Edward Panamaroff when he said “sic him, bite him,” Judge Morris Baniak stated in his written decision.
"14.10.2016 23:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Hilltops to play Rifles but have one eye focused on post-season Please excuse the Saskatoon Hilltops if they're guilty of looking somewhat ahead in the schedule. The Hilltops close out the regular season in the Canadian Junior Football League's Prairie Football… We'll play our best game of the year (Sunday in Winnipeg),” head coach Tom Sargeant was saying this week. “When that's done, I don't see how there's any way that we're not going to be playing Regina in the first round of playoffs, the way I've got it
"14.10.2016 23:00:01" thestarphoenix.com Work on long-delayed U of S hotel project underway After multiple missed construction start dates, work is officially underway on a 220-room complex containing two separate hotels on the northeast corner of the University of Saskatchewan's Co… Work on the nine-storey building — the second major private commercial development on university lands, after Preston Crossing — was originally scheduled to begin in mid-2014, but has been delayed several times.
"14.10.2016 22:00:33" thestarphoenix.com Ward 3: Candidates weigh in on city issues Ward 3 encompasses Blairmore Development Area, Blairmore Suburban Centre, Kensington, Confederation Park, Confederation Suburban Centre, Pacific... The Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed all ward candidates with seven questions. We'll be presenting all their responses in the coming days.
Next up is Ward 3, which encompasses Blairmore Development Area, Blairmore Suburban Centre, Kensington, Confederation
"14.10.2016 21:29:57" thestarphoenix.com She wanted to be the 'fun weekend mom.' Her teen died of a drug overdose and she's going to prison. Heather Frye and her mother Brenda Frye were found guilty of bringing 16-year-old Andrew Frye to a motel party and encouraging him to shoot heroin. He died of a drug overdose While Andrew Frye lay dying on the floor of a Super 8 motel room in Green, Ohio, in April, a party raged around him. The attendees — high from a mixture of heroin and fentanyl — weren't other teenagers but the 16-year-old's mother and grandmother, police
"14.10.2016 20:48:41" thestarphoenix.com Vanstone: Reynolds' rap is upbeat during Riders' winning streak Craig Reynolds is savouring the splendour of a new stadium and something else that is novel — three victories in succession. Even when the Roughriders were chronically losing games, Reynolds did not lose faith. His patience has been validated of late,
"14.10.2016 20:44:20" thestarphoenix.com Harpdog Brown howls for the blues Harpdog Brown has been called a true bluesman, and he's not one to disagree. “I am. I bleed blue,” Brown says in a craggy morning voice over the phone, taking a couple of thick coughs when needed. He's on the road, which isn't surprising. “That's why I
"14.10.2016 20:29:49" thestarphoenix.com 'Purge Walk,' inspired by 2013 movie, cancelled 'due to so many people misunderstanding' the event A pack of armed gangs and vigilantes won't be roaming Saskatoon streets on Saturday night after all — even if it was just intended to be make believe cosplay. The Purge Walk, which had been scheduled to start at River Landing and wind through downtown,
"14.10.2016 20:08:42" WATCH: Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Second Vice-Chief Bob Merasty in charge of health speaks to reporters about suicide crisis in #StanleyMission and La Ronge at the FSIN headquarters in Saskatoon. #yxe #news #yqr
"14.10.2016 19:39:08" The Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed all ward candidates with seven questions. We'll be presenting all their responses in the coming days.
Next up is Ward 2, which encompasses Agpro Industrial, Montgomery Place, CN Yards, Meadow Green, Pleasant Hill,
"14.10.2016 18:29:58" thestarphoenix.com Scott Stinson: Toronto Blue Jays offer stark contrast to Cleveland heading into ALCS Scott Stinson: Toronto will play a Cleveland team that is very much like the Kansas City team that they faced in the ALCS last year Cleveland hit 185 home runs in 2016, 10th in the American League, but was first in stolen bases. Toronto was third in home runs and 13th in steals. This makes for a handy contrast, and it allows us to address a simple question that is often asked of the
"14.10.2016 18:17:33" thestarphoenix.com With his campaign imploding, Trump says a global power structure' conspiracy is out to get him The media, Hillary Clinton and a 'global power structure' of corporate interests are teaming up to 'throw every lie they could at me,' Trump says Donald Trump has indulged in conspiracy theories about President Barack Obama's birthplace, the FBI's “rigged” probe of Hillary Clinton, the Federal Reserve's “political” agenda and whether Ted Cruz's father was linked to the assassination of John F.
"14.10.2016 17:52:45" thestarphoenix.com 'All-hands-on-deck' after three suicides, multiple attempts in last week in northern communities: Sask. government The Saskatchewan government said it is treating the recent suicides of three young girls in northern Saskatchewan as an “all-hands-on-deck situation.” The three girls, none older t… The provincial government said it is treating the recent suicides of three young girls in northern Saskatchewan as an “all-hands-on-deck situation.” The three girls, none older than 14, killed themselves over a four-day span last week. Lac La Ronge Indian
"14.10.2016 17:20:45" thestarphoenix.com Michael Den Tandt: Donald Trump has poisoned the well for other 'outsider' candidates Donald Trump, the ostensible silver-backed gorilla and alpha male, has poisoned the well for unconventional “outsider” candidates worldwide. "He is the ultimate object lesson to political parties seeking flash over substance and experience," writes
"14.10.2016 17:17:41" thestarphoenix.com Former Alberta premier among four dead after plane crash near Kelowna Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice is among four people dead after a small plane crashed Thursday night outside of Kelowna.
"14.10.2016 16:48:45" thestarphoenix.com Civic election advance polls open Saturday Saskatoon voters who can't wait until election day to cast their ballots in this year's civic campaign can head to the advance polls starting this weekend ...
"14.10.2016 16:05:24" thestarphoenix.com Purge Walk: 'The goal of the event is to basically walk around and just look creepy' Saskatoon police do not endorse a pack of armed gangs and vigilantes roaming the city streets — even if it is just make believe cosplay. The Purge Walk, scheduled for Saturday night starting at River Landing and winding through downtown, is inspired by
"14.10.2016 15:18:32" news.nationalpost.com How cities will adapt to legalized marijuana If pot becomes legal in Canada as promised, cities and towns across the country will be faced with regulating an entirely new industry. #news
"14.10.2016 15:02:39" news.nationalpost.com 'Grand Tour' takes in best of Switzerland: Long ago, entire families would escape the polluted skies of Old Blighty and rent villas in Ascona for the summer ... booking entire floors of hotels The modern traveller owes a tip of the hat to pioneering Thomas Cook. #travel
"14.10.2016 14:54:02" thestarphoenix.com Fuller: When a kid takes the wheel, childhood speeds by Back when the rocks were still cooling on Earth, many families had a car that didn't matter. Maybe it was an old car replaced by a new one but kept... "Back when the rocks were still cooling on Earth, many families had a car that didn't matter.
Maybe it was an old car replaced by a new one but kept around because it was too crappy to trade in. But for some reason or other, there was always a
"14.10.2016 14:36:45" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon missed connection seeking man who has turned from hookup to... A recent missed connection posted to Kijiji on Wednesday is seeking a sign installer, possibly named James Dibond who, apparently, always wore nice shoes. #news
"14.10.2016 14:22:27" thestarphoenix.com Gormley: From locker-room talks to politics "For women readers, please note that gentlemen never talk. It's just that some guys you thought were gentlemen are not.
The vast majority of men will never engage in Trump talk because it's profane and disrespectful. But they have heard it."
"14.10.2016 14:01:50" thestarphoenix.com Ward 1: Candidates weigh in on city issues The Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed all ward candidates with seven questions. We'll be presenting all their responses in the coming days.
First up is Ward 1, which encompasses Hudson Bay Park, Mayfair, Kelsey-Woodlawn, Richmond Heights, North Park, Central
"14.10.2016 13:53:42" thestarphoenix.com Moore looks to make history with momentum on her side As the civic election approaches, Charles Hamilton is profiling each of the mayoral candidates.
Today: Kelley Moore believes she can win. She thinks a groundswell of grassroots support will propel her to the city's highest office. #news
"14.10.2016 13:27:24" thestarphoenix.com Stanley Mission, La Ronge mourn string of suicides The band hall on this northern Saskatchewan reserve has been open 24 hours a day for the last week and youth workers have been working around the clock since the suicides of three girls, none older than 14, over a four-day span. #news
"14.10.2016 13:11:04" thestarphoenix.com Moore, Atchison hold lead in latest poll Support for mayoral candidate Charlie Clark has slipped while candidates Don Atchison and Kelley Moore are tied in the lead, suggests the latest Mainstreet Research poll for Postmedia News. #news
"14.10.2016 12:56:31" news.nationalpost.com Pot's retail therapy: Marijuana market could be bigger than the market... Campaigners and capitalists hoping pot sales could eclipse beer sales want Trudeau government to let shops flourish. #ocannabis
"14.10.2016 12:55:06" thestarphoenix.com Today's horoscope: Lunar challenge When you love someone and you try to make that person happy, it's great. But it's even greater when it just so happens that the things that interest you and give you pleasure are the same.
Get today's horoscopes here. #life
"14.10.2016 12:36:32" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon's weather for Friday: Rainy and windy with a high of 7 C Saskatoon's temperatures should reach 7 C on a rainy and windy Friday. #news
"14.10.2016 12:16:43" thestarphoenix.com French prime minister and Justin Trudeau tout EU-Canada trade deal Trudeau is warning Europe that failing to sign a free trade deal with Canada would send the wrong signals in a post-Brexit world Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is warning Europe that failing to sign a free trade deal with Canada would send the wrong signals in a post-Brexit world. #news
"14.10.2016 12:07:26" Largest unclaimed lottery wins in history Someone bought a winning $1-million Lotto Max ticket in Burnaby last year, but still hasn't claim their winnings.
Here's some of the largest unclaimed lottery wins in history.
"14.10.2016 05:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Melfort shelter director thanks community for rallying after fire The 16-bed emergency shelter in Melfort held its grand opening on Thursday.
"14.10.2016 05:15:00" thestarphoenix.com Diversions Entertainment events for the upcoming week in Saskatoon. Looking for a live show or event to attend this weekend? We've rounded up what's happening around the city.
"14.10.2016 05:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon missed connection seeking man who has turned from hookup to baby daddy A recent missed connection posted to Kijiji on Wednesday is seeking a sign installer, possibly named James Dibond who, apparently, always wore nice shoes. Missed connections are nothing new, … The tryst apparently lasted for three, assumedly, steamy nights before the Casanova was to never be seen again.
"14.10.2016 04:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Two men sentenced for marijuana trafficking connected to Project Forseti Two men who were associated with — but not members of — the Fallen Saints Motorcycle Club have been sentenced in connection with one of the largest drug investigations in Saskatoon's history.
"14.10.2016 04:00:01" thestarphoenix.com Student enrolment higher than expected at Saskatoon Catholic schools Enrolment at Catholic schools for the 2016-17 school year is higher than the division had projected, but incumbent board chair Diane Boyko said it's “business as usual.” Acco… Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools were expecting 365 new students enrolled at its schools this year. The number of students jumped by 503 instead.
"14.10.2016 03:30:00" thestarphoenix.com A son's grief and rage over the theft of his dying mother's cellphone Watching his mother die of cancer, Randel Sands was heartbroken. His grief was compounded by rage when his sleeping mother's cellphone was stolen from her bedside table at the Pasqua Hospital. On Saturday, Sands posted a plea on Facebook asking for the As Roberta Sands lay in her hospital bed, dying of cancer, someone stole her cellphone, her son Randel says. He's hoping for the return of her iPhone.
Roberta Sands died on Wednesday.
"14.10.2016 03:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Playoff scenarios loom large as Huskies, T-birds clash It seems awfully early to be talking about the collapse of a season — early, that is, if you're the University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team, who have made the playoffs each of the la… “This is the game. If we win it, we're back in the thick of things and could control our own destiny. If we don't win this one, we're not catching anybody,” said Huskies' head coach Brian Towriss
"14.10.2016 02:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Atchison wants to lower 2017 tax increase Saskatoon mayoral candidate Don Atchison says he wants the 2017 property tax increase to be lower than the 3.89 per cent predicted in the city's preliminary numbers. Atchison held a news conf… When asked what he would cut, he mentioned snow removal on the protected bike lanes on Fourth Avenue, the most frequent focus of his criticism during the campaign. He said $150,000 to $200,00 could be saved, but that's not enough to substantially reduce
"14.10.2016 02:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Buttar has one last chance to qualify for PBR worlds in Vegas What: PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour World Qualifiers When: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Where: SaskTel Centre Dakota Buttar will need to stay upright on all his bulls at this weekend'… “Right now I'm 44th in the world standings and you have to be in the top 35 to get to Vegas,” said Buttar, the two-time CPRA Champion from Kindersley. “I think I am about 100 points out so I need to do good here to get in (to Vegas).”
"14.10.2016 01:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Merlis Belsher makes record $12.25-million donation for new U of S rink Merlis Belsher thought long and hard about the idea of contributing a rather large sum of money — the largest-ever from an individual donor, as it would turn out — to help build a new rink on … “I was well aware of the state of Rutherford (Rink,)” explained Belsher. “When I was contacted, I listened very carefully. Right from the beginning, my feeling was I wasn't hesitant. I wanted to make it happen; I wanted to do what I could.
"14.10.2016 01:00:01" thestarphoenix.com Two Saskatoon entrepreneurs recognized by magazine Two Saskatoon-based entrepreneurs are on Canadian Business magazine's list of 38 'change agents.' The magazine singled out 7Shifts founder and CEO Jordan Boesch and Neechie G… Canadian Business magazine named 7Shifts founder/CEO Jordan Boesch and Neechie Gear founder Kendal Netmaker to its list of 'change agents'.
"14.10.2016 00:30:00" thestarphoenix.com 'It makes a big difference'; New registry to help police find vulnerable people Saskatoon police are offering an online tool to help officers recover missing autistic children more quickly. “I think it's an excellent opportunity to be able to partner with the city … Depending on its success, the registry could be expanded to include other vulnerable people with Alzheimer's disease, or mental conditions which cause a risk.
"13.10.2016 23:54:08" thestarphoenix.com Stanley Mission, La Ronge mourn string of suicides STANLEY MISSION FIRST NATION — The band hall on this northern Saskatchewan reserve has been open 24 hours a day for the last week and youth workers have been working around the clock… "Sometimes maybe we feel like nobody cares about us, but when you see the amount of people, and the impact these young lives have made to our community ... they have so much potential, so much life in them and so much to give back to the community."
"13.10.2016 23:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Home prices slip in third quarter, defying national trend: Royal LePage While housing prices across Canada ballooned by 12 per cent year-over-year in the third quarter, prices in Saskatoon slipped two per cent during the same period, according to a new survey by t… In the third quarter (July-September) of this year, home prices in Saskatoon fell by two per cent.
"13.10.2016 20:48:43" The Province Cannabis legend Tommy Chong is live talking to us about what marijuana legalization means to society and the cultural significance in North America as part of our #OCannabis series. You can read it here: http://bit.ly/2e0twom
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"13.10.2016 19:53:26" thestarphoenix.com 'I thought, you're dead': The day a daredevil mountain biker fell off of... The modern day Diavolo doesn't know whether he will ever be able to ride again, or even if he wants to. But if he does, he is determined to tackle... Matt Macduff was falling and, as he fell, with his arms and legs reeling and the ground rushing up to greet him, he wondered if what was happening was truly happening. #news
"13.10.2016 19:43:06" Recreational marijuana industry blooming in Colorado Cattle once dominated commerce in Denver, Colorado, but marijuana is the prized commodity now #OCannabis
"13.10.2016 19:27:00" thestarphoenix.com First phase of Highway 7 twinning project complete A community west of Saskatoon is nine kilometres closer to reaping the economic benefits a twinned highway are expected to bring now that the first phase of a major construction project is complete. #business
"13.10.2016 19:04:15" thestarphoenix.com Record donation: U of S alumnus Merlis Belsher gives $12.25 million for new rink complex University of Saskatchewan alumnus Merlis Belsher is donating $12.25 million towards the new campus rink — the largest donation from an individual in school history. Though the new facility will be named Merlis Belsher Place, the commerce and law graduate
"13.10.2016 18:45:14" driving.ca First Drive: 2017 Audi R8 Spyder Audi's gorgeous R8 Spyder makes driving obscenely fast easy and supremely comfortable driving.ca: Audi's gorgeous R8 Spyder is what dreams are made of. #autos
"13.10.2016 18:17:24" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon one of worst cities in Canada to be a woman: CCPA study Saskatoon is not a good place to be a woman, according to the results of an annual national study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The study, which was released Thursday, ranked Saskatoon 21st out of 25 major Canadian cities for the second
"13.10.2016 18:01:31" news.nationalpost.com Paddling in Panjshir On a recent sunny morning in Afghanistan, excited children lined the banks of a fast-flowing river to watch a group of Europeans in multi-coloured... Afghanistan's geography attracts extreme sports buffs. #travel
"13.10.2016 17:45:10" driving.ca Lowering urban speed limits an exercise in futility Dropping residential speed limits to 30 km/h is not only ludicrous, it's ultimately pointless driving.ca: Could you live with 30 km/h speed limits? #ICYMI #autos
"13.10.2016 17:26:17" Saskatoon StarPhoenix's cover photo Following more snow overnight, Saskatoon roads were treacherous in much of the city during the Oct. 11 morning commute. This vehicle dangled precariously on the edge of the overpass at Circle Drive and Eighth Street East after sliding off the road. (Gord
"13.10.2016 17:25:01" The Vancouver Sun The big leaf: Barrister Kirk Tousaw, who has advocated for legal cannabis reform, on how the marijuana industry is evolving.
We're hosting a series of Facebook Live Q&As with cannabis experts ranging from doctors, to business to advocates throughout the The big leaf: Barrister Kirk Tousaw who has advocated for legal cannabis reform on how the marijuana industry is evolving. #ocannabis
"13.10.2016 17:12:27" thestarphoenix.com Alex Trebek calls Jeopardy contestant a straight-up 'loser' as she... Alex Trebek has certainly seen his fair share of strange contestants on Jeopardy over the years, presumably keeping his opinions to himself most of the time. But this week, he let his feelings slip when one particular contestant proved to be just a little
"13.10.2016 17:01:14" news.nationalpost.com 'Golden milk': Infused into warm milk, like in this turmeric latte,... Turmeric is one of the hottest ingredients around at the moment — and turmeric latte, or "golden milk," is a delicious recipe for incorporating it... A mild spice, turmeric in its powdered form can be added to most things unobtrusively. #life #food
"13.10.2016 16:56:37" The Vancouver Sun We're talking the business of legalized marijuana with U.S. equity firm Privateer Holdings. Have a question for CEO Brendan Kennedy? Leave it in the comments below.
We're hosting a series of Facebook Live Q&As with cannabis experts ranging from doctors, O'Cannabis - Day of Dialogue
Brendan Kennedy is CEO of the first private equity firm to invest exclusive in Cannabis. #ocannabis
"13.10.2016 16:50:36" thestarphoenix.com From this week's Bridges: Cognac house produces a tremendous brandy If you like cognac and are interested in branching out, here's one for you to try, James Romanow writes in his latest Bridges column ...
"13.10.2016 16:33:51" The Province Q&A on the Marketing of Marijuana: Changes in attitude and in policy and where the industry might go in the future.
Have a question for Ed Rosenthal? Leave it in the comments below.
We're hosting a series of Facebook Live Q&As with cannabis experts Marketing of Marijuana: Changes in attitude and in policy and where the industry might go in the future. #ocannabis
"13.10.2016 16:30:11" thestarphoenix.com Concerns raised about care of 2 1/2-month-old boy before his death,... As he prepares to step down as the Saskatchewan's Advocate for Children and Youth, Bob Pringle had one more sad story to tell — of an infant death while a child welfare system dithered. #news
"13.10.2016 16:01:22" news.nationalpost.com Excessive prescribing is sending seniors to hospital, study suggests The risk of an elderly person ending up in an emergency department climbs with each additional medication they take, U of T researchers say "Rather than keeping senior citizens healthier, use of multiple medications increases their chances of ending up in the emergency department or being admitted to hospital, according to the analysis of Ontario health data." #health
"13.10.2016 15:22:57" thestarphoenix.com Three-year-old picking wild mushrooms with parents dies after eating... The boy died Tuesday night, becoming the first person to lose their life in B.C. due to ingesting the death cap mushroom A three-year-old boy who had been picking wild mushrooms with his family in Victoria has died after eating a poisonous mushroom, the local health authority said Wednesday. #news
"13.10.2016 15:07:05" thestarphoenix.com Clark wants to become the change voters are looking for “That to me is American-style politics,” he said on a recent rainy evening while out knocking… As the civic election approaches, Charles Hamilton is profiling each of the mayoral candidates.
Today: Charlie Clark believes there is more at stake in this election than a bike lane. #news
"13.10.2016 15:01:16" news.nationalpost.com The craft cocktail movement has helped some women rise as bartenders,... The cocktail world is full of talented female bartenders. And yet both men and women will tell you that, especially in some markets, gender biases... The cocktail world is full of talented female bartenders. And yet both men and women will tell you that, especially in some markets, gender biases are still a problem. #life #food
"13.10.2016 14:48:35" thestarphoenix.com Calls mounting for federal government to speed up judicial appointments Calls are mounting for Ottawa to swiftly appoint more judges after a first-degree murder charge was stayed in Edmonton because of unreasonable delay in getting an accused to trial. #news
"13.10.2016 14:29:38" thestarphoenix.com Where they stand: Mayoral candidates weigh in on MVA funding At the beginning of the civic election campaign, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed a series of questions to the four mayoral candidates, asking... At the beginning of the civic election campaign, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed a series of questions to the four mayoral candidates.
Today's topic: Where do they stand on the MVA? #news
"13.10.2016 14:12:07" thestarphoenix.com The Times They are A-Changin: Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize in... Bob Dylan had been mentioned in the Nobel speculation for years, but few experts expected the academy to extend the prestigious award to a genre such as pop music. #arts
"13.10.2016 13:55:22" thestarphoenix.com Editorial: Hein wastes opportunity By coming up with the $100 fee and collecting the last of the required 25 signatures in front of City Hall in the waning minutes before the... "For someone whose campaign is focused on the single issue of tackling high property taxes through fiscal restraint, whose mantra is “respect for taxpayers,” Mr. Hein's contribution to furthering intelligent discourse on civic affairs appears negligible,
"13.10.2016 13:35:51" thestarphoenix.com 'She is no longer living in fear': manhunt for shooting suspect ends as... The subject of a country-wide manhunt who allegedly broke into Tami Frank's home on the Little Pine First Nation in Saskatchewan and killed her before shooting and wounding her sister Lacy has been found dead, according to RCMP in B.C. #news
"13.10.2016 13:22:46" news.nationalpost.com Inside the green rush: Figuring out the supply chain for a product made... O Cannabis database Catch and release Inside the green rush Pot's retail therapy The fame game Growing opportunities Black market to grey DENVER,... Figuring out the supply chain for a product made in secret was no easy task for Colorado entrepreneurs. What can Canada learn with legalization looming? #ocannabis
"13.10.2016 13:06:04" thestarphoenix.com Thailand's king, world's longest-reigning monarch, dies Thailand's Royal Palace says King Bhumibol, the world's longest-reigning monarch, has died at age 88. #news
"13.10.2016 12:50:07" thestarphoenix.com Oil and gas industry association defends pipeline safety regime The head of the association representing Canada's oil and gas producers says it will wait until an investigation into the Husky Energy Inc. pipeline spill in Saskatchewan is complete before making any decisions or recommendations about pipeline
"13.10.2016 12:30:25" thestarphoenix.com Today's horoscopes: Impulsive astral forces Read the nutritional information on the back of the cereal package or don't read it; buy the cereal and you'll get the same ingredients either way.
Get today's horoscopes here. #life
"13.10.2016 12:13:34" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon's weather on Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud and high of 3 C Saskatoon should see a mix of sun and cloud on Thursday with southeast winds at 20 kilometres per hour near noon. #news
"13.10.2016 12:09:57" The 5 deadliest storms in history The first of three powerful storms is expected to hit B.C. tonight.
Here's a look back in history at some of the hardest-hitting storms around the world.
"13.10.2016 05:30:01" thestarphoenix.com Blades are B.C.-bound for five-game road trip It's a lengthy British Columbia tour that will see the Saskatoon Blades play five games in nine nights with stops in Kelowna, Victoria, Langley, Kamloops and Prince George. That's a lot of games in… “We're happy, but our philosophy is, we want to win every game and we haven't done that,” said Blades head coach Dean Brockman. “We know the hardest work is still way ahead of us. You know, with that record, everybody respects you that much more and plays
"13.10.2016 05:15:00" thestarphoenix.com Band Listing Army and Navy — LadyHawke (Fri. and Sat.), Jam Session (Sat., 5-8:30 p.m.) Downtown Legion — Jean & Doreen (Sat., 3:30 p.m., Lounge), Ralph's Rhythm Kings (Sat.) Buds on Broadway — Soul P… All set for the weekend? If you're looking for a live show to catch, we've got you covered.
"13.10.2016 05:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Four on the floor: Penderecki Quartet makes rare visit Penderecki String Quartet Sunday, 3 p.m., Convocation Hall Tickets $10 (students), $20 (seniors), $25 (adults) Available at the door Haydn remains a challenge, even for the world famous Pender… The Penderecki String Quartet will be playing the University of Saskatchewan's famed Amati instruments when they perform on Sunday at Convocation Hall.
"13.10.2016 04:45:00" thestarphoenix.com Decision in Paxton appeal of conviction of aggravated physical and sexual assault being considered Dustin Paxton was convicted of sexual assault and aggravated assault for his abuse of his former roommate and business partner, as well as uttering threats to and assaulting another man.
"13.10.2016 04:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Zachary Lucky unveils more outward-looking new album Zachary Lucky will be releasing his new album Everywhere A Man Can Be with a show Sunday at Village Guitar.
"13.10.2016 04:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Free cardiac rehab program to be offered in Regina The costs following a heart attack can add up quickly between medication and cardiac rehab — however there is now a free choice in Regina when it comes to cardiac rehab. The only requirement for the new program is that a patient's family doctor or a specialist must refer them. The patient will then be part of a four-week program where they attend fitness sessions at the YMCA East location five times a week. The patient
"13.10.2016 03:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Probe to temporarily step aside while facing corruption charges Tim Probe, the deputy reeve of the RM of Sherwood charged with breach of trust and municipal corruption, is temporarily stepping aside from council, but not yet giving up his seat. “He's basically going to maintain his seat and step aside while the legal proceedings are underway, and then hopefully when this is all resolved he'll return to his seat,” Grant Bastedo, a spokesman for Probe, said Wednesday afternoon. “It'll be with the
"13.10.2016 03:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Silver Standard ramps up Seabee gold mine production Silver Standard Resources Inc.'s experiments with higher milling rates allowed the company to boost its third quarter gold production at the Seabee Gold Operation by 14.9 per cent despite an … "Pleasingly, we were able to start our Operational Excellence program at Seabee and saw some immediate results," Silver Standard President and CEO Paul Benson said in a statement.
"13.10.2016 02:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Home-opener brings added level of excitement for Huskies Women's hockey U of S Huskies vs. Alberta Pandas Friday and Saturday 7 p.m., Rutherford Rink The excitement of playing in front of your home crowd for the first time each season… “It is going to be like a high-paced chess match. We are going to have to be really good in our own zone and make sure we take advantage of our opportunities,” says Huskie head coach Robin Ulrich.
"13.10.2016 02:00:01" thestarphoenix.com Oil and gas industry association defends pipeline safety regime The head of the association representing Canada's oil and gas producers says it will wait until an investigation into the Husky Energy Inc. pipeline spill in Saskatchewan is complete before m… “When it comes to an incident, we need to learn from it, we need to improve upon it, we need to react very quickly,” said Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers president Tim McMillan
"13.10.2016 01:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to take Soul2Soul tour to Saskatoon in 2017 The country stars will perform at SaskTel Centre on June 4, 2017.
"13.10.2016 01:05:53" thestarphoenix.com Leafs No. 1 pick Auston Matthews scores four goals in NHL regular-season debut It didn't take Auston Matthews long to live up to the hype. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 draft scored four goals in his first regular-season NHL game, giving the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 lea… Auston Matthews is the fifth player in NHL history to score a hat trick in his regular season debut.
"13.10.2016 01:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Lawyers argue over whether witnesses were 'unsavoury' at Petrin murder trial The Crown's theory that Joshua Dylan Petrin was the drug boss of an Alberta criminal organization when he ordered a gang hit that resulted in the fatal shooting of Saskatoon woman L… Defence lawyer Brian Pfefferle urged Justice Mona Dovell not to convict Petrin based on evidence from “unsavoury” witnesses or rely on the memories of “junkies.”
"13.10.2016 00:41:21" thestarphoenix.com RCMP confirm suspect wanted in connection with a fatal shooting on Little Pine First Nation found... RCMP say the suspect in the Tuesday afternoon shooting of an RCMP officer near Golden, B.C. is the same man wanted in connection with a murder and an attempted murder in Saskatchewan. Police a… RCMP confirm they found the body of Sheldon Kyle Thunderblanket east of Revelstoke, B.C.
"13.10.2016 00:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Atchison deflects shots in fifth run for mayor Charles Hamilton spent time on the campaign trail with the leading mayoral candidates. The profiles run this week. Don Atchison knows how to take a shot. The incumbent mayor of Saskatoon has h… "As the mayor, it's a very stressful, high tension type role that you are in. And if sat back and I was worried about what every person said about me personally, I don't think I would be able to handle it," Don Atchison says.
"13.10.2016 00:00:00" thestarphoenix.com 'Why did you do it?': Teen pleads guilty to second-degree murder of six-week-old Baby Nikosis Tears of anger and grief flowed as the family of six-week-old Nikosis Jace Cantre sang songs and pleaded for justice for the infant whose life was cut short. “He couldn't even figh… The girl, who was 16 years old at the time of the baby's death, entered her plea on Wednesday in a courtroom filled with family members and supporters of Nikosis. She did not make eye contact with anyone in the gallery, keeping her head down and her hands
"12.10.2016 23:36:53" thestarphoenix.com Suspect in murder on Little Pine First Nation now also the suspect in shooting of RCMP officer near Golden, B.C. RCMP say the suspect in the Tuesday afternoon shooting of an RCMP officer near Golden, B.C. is the same man wanted in connection with a murder and an attempted murder in Saskatchewan. Police are as… A manhunt is over after RCMP located the 40-year-old man wanted in connection with the shooting of an RCMP officer near Golden, B.C. and also in a murder and attempted murder in Saskatchewan.
"12.10.2016 23:30:00" thestarphoenix.com All three dimensions of Old Cabin to play Saskatoon Stephanie McKay recommends some concerts to see in Saskatoon for the week of Oct. 13-19. This week, Stephanie McKay previews Old Cabin, Union Duke, The Lovelocks, Double Experience, and The Sumner Brothers.
"12.10.2016 23:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Leonard Banga's company 'taking a few days to regroup from the loss' Leonard Banga's company says it is “taking a few days to regroup” after his death, and “will continue its business operations as usual while remaining committed to its custo… Leonard Banga, a Saskatoon businessman who owned Xtreme Mining and Demolition and recently bought Corman Air Park, died Monday in a private plane crash in northern British Columbia.
"12.10.2016 21:45:48" thestarphoenix.com Ron MacLean on how 'Hometown Hockey' was a 'godsend' and his return to 'HNIC' Ron MacLean never thought he'd be back as host of 'Hockey Night in Canada.' "If anything, I had almost put in my head the idea that it's going to be time to look for something outside of the hockey arena." Thirty years after he first won the job replacing
"12.10.2016 21:41:29" thestarphoenix.com Rona Ambrose's nearly $320,000 in expenses leads MPs for first half of 2016: analysis Members of Parliament spent a combined $71-million in the first six months of the year on travel and living expenses, running their constituency offices, promoting their activities with advertising, and buying meals and gifts for others. Interim
"12.10.2016 21:12:22" thestarphoenix.com Social coalition hosts mayoral forum In a mayoral election that has featured about a dozen forums and debates, a coalition of social groups is trying something different tonight. The newly formed Liveableyxe, which includes 11 social and environmental advocacy groups, hosts a forum tonight
"12.10.2016 19:45:41" thestarphoenix.com Halloween store owner says he never meant for 'Native American' costume to be available for sale The owner of Spirit Halloween says the 'Native American' costume that has been criticized by a Saskatoon activist was not meant to be on shelves.
"12.10.2016 19:35:26" thestarphoenix.com Close-mouthed on Tiananmen: It took 26 pairs of eyes to approve just 66 words on the 1989 atrocities In the end, it was three short paragraphs. Sixty-six words. But a statement released by Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion on June 4 to mark the 27th anniversary of China's bloody crackdown on student demonstrators was reviewed by at least 26 pairs of
"12.10.2016 19:28:09" thestarphoenix.com Ronda Rousey returns at UFC 207 on Dec. 30 to challenge current champion Amanda Nunes More than one year after she lost her UFC title in a monumental upset, a return date is set for Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Ronda Rousey: Dec. 30 in Las Vegas at UFC 207 versus current champion Amanda Nunes ...
"12.10.2016 19:01:19" news.nationalpost.com Make a weeknight chicken tikka masala that's easy and full of flavour Since we don't have an Indian restaurant within a 20-minute radius of my house, I've been recreating the flavours at home Delivery isn't the devil; but save it for cravings. #life #food
"12.10.2016 18:51:49" thestarphoenix.com In wake of recent surge in clown sightings, McDonald's to cut back on... The mass hysteria began in August in Greenville, South Carolina, when reports were made of a clownish figure 'trying to lure children in the woods' Due to the recent surge of unusual clown sightings across North America, and now the UK, Australia and Brazil, McDonald's will be cutting back on its Ronald appearances. #news
"12.10.2016 18:39:47" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon man charged in bowling alley death in Manitoba has court case put over A Saskatoon man accused of fatally injuring another man from Saskatoon in a Manitoba bowling alley over a bar tab has had his court case put over until Nov. 24.
"12.10.2016 17:01:00" news.nationalpost.com Make dinner in 20 minutes Of all the steak-and-greens recipes I've come across, this one deserves props for being a bit of an oddball Shake 'n' steak, or how to pull off a lean meal where less seems like more. #life #food
"12.10.2016 16:45:18" driving.ca How It Works: Hydrogen fuel cells Powerplant generates electricity with only water as a byproduct driving.ca: Are hydrogen fuel-cells the future of cars? #autos
"12.10.2016 16:36:09" thestarphoenix.com Review: Carrie Underwood orbits planet Saskatoon "Through it all, whether she was standing on a giant jukebox or sitting on the piano after her third or fourth costume change singing a ballad about domestic bliss while family photos of her NHL husband Mike Fisher and son Isaiah were projected on the
"12.10.2016 16:22:23" thestarphoenix.com Brad Wall says Hillary Clinton also doesn't favour a carbon tax Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is looking to Hillary Clinton for backup in his fight against a carbon tax. #news
"12.10.2016 16:16:18" thestarphoenix.com Suspect in murder on Little Pine First Nation now also the suspect in shooting of RCMP officer near Golden RCMP say the suspect in the Tuesday afternoon shooting of an RCMP officer near Golden, Alta. is the same man wanted in connection with a murder and an attempted murder in Saskatchewan. Police are a… RCMP say the suspect in the Tuesday afternoon shooting of an RCMP officer near Golden, B.C. is the same man wanted in connection with a murder and an attempted murder in Saskatchewan. #news
"12.10.2016 16:11:18" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon public schools names four newest schools set to open in the fall The city's newest public schools have been named after a world-class physicist, a renowned artist, a Paralympic legend and a founder of Saskatoon ...
"12.10.2016 16:08:25" Live: The family of Baby Nikosis speaks outside of court after youth pleads guilty to second degree murder. #facebooklive
"12.10.2016 16:01:08" news.nationalpost.com Diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, mother of two beats the odds with... The news came down less than a week after the initial x-ray, and it was not good: Steinberg had a tumour in her lung. At just 39 years old, she had... With a slate of new targeted therapies, the outlook for many lung cancer patients has improved considerably in just a few short years. #health
"12.10.2016 15:59:57" thestarphoenix.com Baby Nikosis: Teen pleads guilty to second-degree murder in death of six-week-old baby The teenage girl charged in the death of six-week-old Nikosis Jace Cantre has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder ...
"12.10.2016 15:06:51" thestarphoenix.com Residential construction continues to trail 2015 pace: CMHC The radiating effects of weak commodity prices continue to depress Saskatoon's residential construction sector, which is trailing the pace set last year by almost 10 per cent, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). #business
"12.10.2016 15:00:46" news.nationalpost.com Amateur cyclists tackle the French Pyrenees in steep and gruelling Haute... For many people, vacation means lying poolside or beachside, reading and relaxing. But for me, it meant biking through the French Pyrenees in a... The Haute Route series, otherwise known as the "highest, toughest and most prestigious amateur cycling events in the world."
"12.10.2016 14:56:37" news.nationalpost.com Database: Police-reported cannabis incidents and charges across Canadian... As the federal government is poised to legalize it, marijuana offences represented almost two-thirds of all drug probes in 2015. #news
"12.10.2016 14:30:22" driving.ca Why there's no such thing as a car 'accident' It's time to scrub the word accident from our reporting when it comes to car crashes and collisions driving.ca: Because when you blow a stop sign and T-bone another car, that's not an accident. That's a crash. #autos
"12.10.2016 14:05:23" news.nationalpost.com Catch and release: How pot is policed across Canada The hazy period before legalization means there is little consensus in how to deal with pot from province to province #ocannabis
"12.10.2016 13:50:11" thestarphoenix.com Watch The Saskatoon StarPhoenix mayoral debate tonight at 7:30 p.m.: Moving #YXE Forward Watch live as mayoral candidates Don Atchison, Charlie Clark, Devon Hein and Kelley Moore take the stage Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Broadway Theatre to discuss and debate how to move Saskato… ICYMI: All four of Saskatoon's mayoral candidates took place in our debate at the Broadway Theatre last night.
See the whole thing online now. #news
"12.10.2016 13:25:17" thestarphoenix.com Today's horoscopes: Pisces lunar quest Stick with your nature and you will succeed. Go against it and you'll not only come up dry: You'll be frustrated, sad and worse for the wear.
Get today's horoscopes here. #life
"12.10.2016 13:10:16" Timeline Photos Saskatchewan's surgical wait times initiative appears to continue to pay dividends, as the province has the lowest proportion of patients seeking treatment outside of Canada, according to a Fraser Institute report. #news
"12.10.2016 12:51:45" thestarphoenix.com Canadian special forces commander fined $2,000 for accidental gunshot in... Canada's top special forces soldier has been fined $2,000 after accidentally firing his weapon near another military officer last year. #news
"12.10.2016 12:37:32" Timeline Photos Wednesday's mainly sunny day will see a high of 3 C and a low of -7 C, below the seasonal normal high of 12 C and low of 1 C. #news
"12.10.2016 12:18:47" news.nationalpost.com O Cannabis: The future of marijuana in Canada Weed could soon be glorious and free in the True North. Postmedia looks at what this means for you. #news
"12.10.2016 12:05:55" Sometimes you just need the best dog for the job.
Read more on Shaggy, the crime-busting dog who sniffed out cocaine at Canada's border: http://ow.ly/gJcc3055mND
"12.10.2016 05:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Claire Abrey takes senior girls title at city championships One second was all that separated a victorious Jasmine Fehr and runner up Claire Abrey in the final high school cross country mini-meet of the season in late September, but Tuesday's city champions… St. Joseph's Claire Abrey ran close with Holy Cross' Jasmine Fehr throughout most of the race. The two battled for the second position before a late break moved them to the front of the pack.
"12.10.2016 05:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Man pleads guilty to driving while disqualified in fatal Okanese crash With road conditions likely having played a role in a fatal rollover on the Okanese First Nation last year, a 51-year-old man had a range of serious charges stayed on Tuesday. Jonas Charles McNabb had been facing a trial on charges that included dangerous A range of charges against Jonas Charles McNabb were stayed. The charges stemmed from a crash that killed 20-year-old Cole George Manyshots on May 2, 2015.
"12.10.2016 04:33:57" Carrie Underwood's first encore song Smoke Break. Need a light?
"12.10.2016 04:06:42" thestarphoenix.com Cooper: Latest mayoral debate gave us more of the same talking points "I wish I could say there was a game-changing moment in the latest mayoral forum Tuesday night at the Broadway Theatre."
- Jordon Cooper on #yxevotes
"12.10.2016 03:59:44" thestarphoenix.com Mayoral candidates lay claim to change title Post-debate analysis: The four candidates vying to become Saskatoon's next mayor all tried to portray themselves as the best agent of change for voters at Tuesday's debate at the Broadway Theatre. #news
"12.10.2016 03:40:12" thestarphoenix.com Police issue warnings as 'creepy clown' craze arrives in Regina The Regina Police Service has confirmed it has received three calls about so-called “creepy clowns,” as locals apparently catch on to a craze that started in the U.S. in August. #news
"12.10.2016 03:29:03" thestarphoenix.com Warrant issued on murder charge after 1 person fatally shot, 1 seriously injured on Little Pine FN RCMP are searching for a 40-year-old man who is considered armed and dangerous after two people were shot, one fatally, inside a home on the Little Pine First Nation.
"12.10.2016 03:28:16" Were Blown Away by the staging at Carrie Underwood.
"12.10.2016 03:25:35" thestarphoenix.com In their words: Saskatoon's mayoral candidates sound off at StarPhoenix debate Check out some of the highlights from each of the candidates at tonight's mayoral debate. #news #yxevotes
"12.10.2016 03:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Covert investigation leads to illegal hunting fines Six people were ordered to pay a combined total of $55,200 in fines for various offences related to hunting and outfitting in Saskatchewan after a covert investigation by the provincial Ministry of Environment.
"12.10.2016 02:57:12" Live: Saskatoon mayoral candidates react after Tuesday night's The StarPhoenix debate
"12.10.2016 02:53:01" No debate about the biggest star in Saskatoon tonite: Carrie Underwood hits the stage.
"12.10.2016 02:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Zary: Nice bounce-back for Western Canada Cup host Bruins Although originally built to host the 2016 Western Canada Cup last season, the Estevan Bruins are more than holding their own one year later in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. Currently spor… “We're excited about this group,” says Estevan Bruins head coach and GM Chris Lewgood. “It's a good bunch of kids. They're playing hard and doing what we ask of them. We're not the most talented team in the league, but we're going to work hard and get the
"12.10.2016 02:17:53" Timeline Photos Super cool runway stage at Carrie Underwood takes up the arena floor. Wait to you see it lit up!
"12.10.2016 02:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Conditional sentence for man who harboured stolen Scat Rat car parts on property The 18-month conditional sentence proposed for a man who hid parts of a customized, stolen race car on his property appropriately reflects his level of involvement, a Queen's B… The court heard that while there is no evidence Norm Hill was involved in stealing the 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442 or chopping it up, he knew the race car was stolen when he allowed parts of it to be stored on his property north of Vanscoy.
"12.10.2016 01:59:55" thestarphoenix.com Watch The Saskatoon StarPhoenix mayoral debate tonight at 7:30 p.m.: Moving #YXE Forward We're 30 minutes into our live mayoral debate. Check out the live stream here: #news #yxevotes
"12.10.2016 01:40:49" thestarphoenix.com We are live! Watch The Saskatoon StarPhoenix mayoral debate — Moving #YXE Forward Mayoral candidates Don Atchison, Charlie Clark, Devon Hein and Kelley Moore have taken the stage at Broadway Theatre to discuss and debate how to move Saskatoon forward following the Oct. 26 civic election ...
"12.10.2016 01:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Saskatchewan gets C+ on national Criminal Justice Report Card For the first time, a Canadian think tank has issued a report card on the criminal justice system giving Saskatchewan a C+ and ranking it ninth… “We have five measures of crime rates, and Saskatchewan is the worst out of all Canadian provinces on all five of them."
"12.10.2016 01:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Prolific fraudster gets prison term for B.C., Sask. offences Now laden with more than 200 convictions; most of them for offences related to fraud, personation and theft; a 47-year-old woman was… Career criminal now has more then 200 fraud and theft offences
"12.10.2016 00:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Residential construction continues to trail 2015 pace: CMHC The radiating effects of weak commodity prices continue to depress Saskatoon's residential construction sector, which is trailing the pace set last year by almost 10 per cent, according to th… Home builders started work on 1,501 new single- and multi-family units in the first nine months of the year, down 9.3 per cent from the 1,655 houses and apartments started over the same period last year, the CMHC reported Tuesday.
"12.10.2016 00:03:31" Canada's relationship with pot Weed could soon be glorious and free in the True North. Postmedia looks at what this means for you. Our series starts Wednesday. Here's a preview.
"12.10.2016 00:01:51" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon StarPhoenix Our all-candidate mayoral debate is over, but you can rewatch the entire thing on our website here: http://bit.ly/2e7GIp7
"12.10.2016 00:00:00" thestarphoenix.com Moore rejects conflict of interest claim by Hein Saskatoon mayoral candidate Kelley Moore dismissed conflict of interest allegations from fellow challenger Devon Hein over the consulting firm she runs with her wife, Lenore Swystun.
"11.10.2016 23:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Local roundup: Flodell goalie of week; Huskies hockey Saskatoon Blades' goaltender Logan Flodell was named both the Western Hockey League and Vaughn Canadian Hockey League goaltender of the week for the period between Oct. 3 and 9. Flodell picke… Saskatoon Blades' goaltender Logan Flodell and U of S men's hockey forward Logan McVeigh both picked up honours this week.
"11.10.2016 23:05:00" thestarphoenix.com Shirley Ryan remembered as 'a force to be reckoned with' It meant everything for members of Saskatoon's business community to have Shirley Ryan in their corner, Keith Moen says. “She was such a force to be reckoned with,” said Moen… "Shirley was somebody who was comfortable to confront. Many businesspeople in Saskatchewan are too busy doing their thing to take their time to deal with the tough things that need to be said from time to time. And Shirley was comfortable filling that
"11.10.2016 21:50:13" thestarphoenix.com Michael Den Tandt: Trumpism doesn't end if Hillary Clinton wins Donald Trump is no longer campaigning to become president of the United States, if he ever was actually doing that, writes Postmedia columnist Michael Den Tandt.
"11.10.2016 21:40:59" thestarphoenix.com Snow brings harvest to standstill in Saskatchewan; farmers hope weather changes Harvest is at a standstill across Saskatchewan because of snow. Daphne Cruise, a crop specialist with Saskatchewan Agriculture, says farmers have not been able to get into their fields for about a week because of rain that turned to snow.
"11.10.2016 21:37:21" thestarphoenix.com Vanstone: Saskatchewan Roughriders are looking beyond a non-playoff season The Saskatchewan Roughriders' brass did not allow the recent spasm of success to obscure reality, writes columnist Rob Vanstone ...
"11.10.2016 21:19:34" Timeline Photos Following more snow overnight, Saskatoon roads were treacherous in much of the city during Tuesday's morning commute. This vehicle dangled precariously on the edge of the overpass at Circle Drive and Eighth Street East after sliding off the road. (Gord
"11.10.2016 21:03:32" thestarphoenix.com Toronto Blue Jays business is booming — so the team has no excuses to let Edwin Encarnacion get away Edwin Encarnacion is beloved in the clubhouse. He wants to finish his career in Toronto. Now, the onus is on Blue Jays management to pay him, writes Postmedia's Steve Simmons.
"11.10.2016 20:25:06" thestarphoenix.com Detector dog Shaggy helps nab nearly 100 kilograms of cocaine at border crossing A four-legged member of the Canada Border Services Agency has helped make one of the largest drug seizures ever at the Thousand Islands bridge crossing.
"11.10.2016 19:46:56" thestarphoenix.com 'It's not the locker room, it's you, motherf—er': Trevor Noah says Trump's comments 'glorify' rape 'There's a big difference between saying dirty words and glorifying nonconsensual sexual contact' “There's a big difference between saying dirty words and glorifying nonconsensual sexual contact," Trevor Noah said on Monday's Daily Show, in response to presidential candidate Donald Trump chatting in 2005 with Access Hollywood host Billy Bush, when he
"11.10.2016 19:39:00" thestarphoenix.com Anatomy of a sweep: How the Toronto Blue Jays routed the Texas Rangers and cruised into the ALCS Toronto finished off Texas — and Rougned Odor — in fitting, poetic fashion. The rest of the series hinged on a few key plays ...
"11.10.2016 19:31:12" thestarphoenix.com Xtreme Mining, Corman Air Park owner Leonard Banga dies in plane crash Saskatoon businessman Leonard Banga — known both for attempting to rebuild a local airport and also standing up to members of the Hells Angels — has died in a private plane crash in northern British Columbia.
"11.10.2016 18:59:20" thestarphoenix.com Tank: Missions set for tonight's Saskatoon StarPhoenix mayoral debate Here's some friendly advice, courtesy our own Phil Tank, for Saskatoon's four mayoral candidates as they get set to take part in tonight's StarPhoenix debate at the Broadway Theatre. (To watch the debate live, head to our mobile app or come back to our
"11.10.2016 18:38:41" thestarphoenix.com Atchison promises to refocus efforts on repaving neighbourhood streets Mayoral candidate Don Atchison says resurfacing neighbourhood streets will be a top priority next year if he is voted back into office.
"11.10.2016 18:01:09" news.nationalpost.com Islands of Malta offer visitors history, churches and stunning... History, heat and fantastic beaches best describe a vacation in Malta, a sun-soaked archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea that's a popular... "Military forts, inland and on the coasts, dot the islands and offer a fascinating insight into the country's history." #travel
"11.10.2016 17:51:49" thestarphoenix.com One person fatally shot, one seriously injured on Little Pine First Nation RCMP are searching for a 40-year-old man who is considered armed and dangerous after two people were shot — one fatally — inside a home on Little Pine First Nation.
"11.10.2016 17:26:49" thestarphoenix.com 'We're going to continue to fight this fight': Premier Wall remains defiant towards Trudeau's carbon pricing plan Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall continues to question the legality and constitutionality of the federal government's proposed carbon pricing plan. “I'm not sure how much company we'll have but I don't care,” Wall said Tuesday during a brief media scrum in
"11.10.2016 17:15:24" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Easing the fear of 'check engine' lights This little omen brings fear of the unknown, but it doesn't have to be a headache driving.ca: A check-engine light could be anything. Here's some help deciphering that little dashboard omen. #autos
"11.10.2016 17:01:11" news.nationalpost.com The AIDS Memorial Quilt: How scraps of fabric grew into a monument to love Twenty-nine years ago, the AIDS Memorial Quilt was unfolded on the National Mall in Washington for the first time, with 1,920 panels. Today, it has... A new book tracks the history and individual stories behind the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. #health
"11.10.2016 16:33:19" Live: Premier Brad Wall addresses carbon pricing.
"11.10.2016 16:15:14" driving.ca Can we solve traffic problems with autonomous cars? Sure, there are some good reasons the dawn of autonomous cars has us ambivalent – but there's one big problem that could be solved: traffic jams driving.ca: Turns out, taking humans out of the equation might actually be the key to eliminating traffic jams. #autos
"11.10.2016 16:11:34" thestarphoenix.com Watch The Saskatoon StarPhoenix mayoral debate tonight at 7:30 p.m.: Moving #YXE Forward Click on our link to watch live, or watch on our mobile app, as mayoral candidates Don Atchison, Charlie Clark, Devon Hein and Kelley Moore take the stage tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Broadway Theatre to discuss and debate how to move Saskatoon forward
"11.10.2016 16:01:33" thestarphoenix.com 'Girl on the Train' steamrolls Parker's 'Birth of a Nation' Propelled by the popularity of Paula Hawkins' bestseller, the fast-tracked big-screen adaptation of "The Girl on the Train" led North American theatres in ticket sales with $24.7 million, well ahead of the critically-acclaimed "Birth of a Nation."
"11.10.2016 16:01:14" news.nationalpost.com For great home cooking, celebrate 'Small Victories' Writer, recipe developer and chef Julia Turshen highlights hundreds of kitchen learnings and bold flavours in her new cookbook, Small Victories In her new book, writer, recipe developer and chef Julia Turshen shows how simple successes lead to better cooking. #life #food
"11.10.2016 15:00:52" news.nationalpost.com How 'street style' lost its meaning and its power There is no such thing as street style. Not anymore. Very little of what is presented as "street style" is actually of-the-street, born and bred "Today, what we used to think of as street style — athletic, down-market, serendipitous, multicultural – is reflected in the looks offered by both the historic Christian Dior and the corporate Maison Margiela." #life #fashion
"11.10.2016 14:48:54" thestarphoenix.com Where they stand: Mayoral candidates weigh in on a downtown arena At the beginning of the civic election campaign, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed a series of questions to the four mayoral candidates, asking... Where do Saskatoon's mayoral candidates stand on a new arena? #news
"11.10.2016 14:32:06" thestarphoenix.com Jordon Cooper: Short-term thinking on climate change will bring pain Former prime minister Brian Mulroney told CTV News in April: “We cannot keep 174 billion barrels of oil in Alberta locked in the land and do... "There is a national and worldwide shift as countries strive to meet the targets in the Paris Accord. Fighting it may look good politically, but it hurts our province in the end. We need to act now."
- This week's Jordon Cooper column #opinions
"11.10.2016 14:12:04" thestarphoenix.com History Matters: Road to modernization paved with good intentions In a spoof of a favourite song, comedian Groucho Marx once mockingly asked, “How're you gonna keep 'em down on the farm … after they've seen the... "What often gets overlooked in the statistics, though, is that the province for years remained essentially a rural place. Seven of every ten Saskatchewan citizens still lived in a rural setting in 1951."
This week's History Matters piece from Bill
"11.10.2016 13:53:14" thestarphoenix.com Injured cyclist says lack of charges against city driver 'messed up' Calvin Carr's ribs remain tender and he still wants an apology and a new bike from the City of Saskatoon. Carr, 20, was severely injured when he... Calvin Carr's ribs remain tender and he still wants an apology and a new bike from the City of Saskatoon.
Carr, 20, was severely injured when he was hit and then rolled over by a city patching truck in June while walking his bicycle. #news
"11.10.2016 13:32:22" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon's weather for Tuesday: Chance of snow, high of 1 C With an expected high of 1 C on Tuesday, it's likely that the snow on the ground will be sticking around for at least a few more days. #news
"11.10.2016 13:17:31" thestarphoenix.com Missions set for tonight's debate Here's some friendly advice for Saskatoon's four mayoral candidates as they get set to take part in tonight's StarPhoenix debate at the Broadway... Saskatoon's four candidates will take the stage at the Broadway Theatre tonight for the Saskatoon StarPhoenix's mayoral debate.
Phil Tank has some advice for each candidate. #opinions
"11.10.2016 13:00:31" thestarphoenix.com Language programs grow as public schools welcome 896 new students An increase of 3.7 per cent, the report indicates student enrolment jumped to 24,919 students as of Sept. 30, compared to 24,023 on Sept. 30, 2015. An increase of 896 students in Saskatoon's public school division is “very positive,” according to an enrolment update headed to the public school board on Tuesday. #news
"11.10.2016 12:40:08" thestarphoenix.com Today's horoscopes: The balance continues Life is a balancing act under the Libran persuasion and, as it goes with balancing acts, much depends on core strength. Any task or relationship... Life is a balancing act under the Libran persuasion and, as it goes with balancing acts, much depends on core strength.
Get today's horoscopes here. #life
"11.10.2016 12:19:54" thestarphoenix.com Homebound voting registration deadline Friday, advance polls start Saturday Saskatoon residents with limited mobility can get the voting booth to come to them, but they must register by Friday. #news
"11.10.2016 12:06:46" April helped her dad die on his terms — now she is sharing his story.
Read more on our assisted death series: http://bit.ly/2daMAyX
"11.10.2016 05:30:00" thestarphoenix.com University of Saskatchewan claims CCSA National Championship Dana Lahti's hit in the top of the ninth inning ended an eight-inning stalemate as she brought home her sister Claire from third base to put the University of Saskatchewan up 1-0 over the Uni… The University of Saskatchewan beat the University of Western Ontario Mustangs in Sunday's final for the Canadian Collegiate Softball Association national championship.
"11.10.2016 04:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Huskies sweep Thunderbirds in men's hockey season opening weekend The University of Saskatchewan Huskies, the defending Canada West champions, started their season off on the right note over the weekend, sweeping the visiting UBC Thunderbirds with victories … The women's and men's Huskies hockey teams kicked off their seasons this weekend.
"11.10.2016 03:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon Hilltops romp over the Edmonton Wildcats on Sunday The Saskatoon Hilltops used a 30-point second quarter to seize control of their Prairie Football Conference game on Sunday and posted a dominant 43-9 win over the Edmonton Wildcats at SMF Field. “I… The Saskatoon Hilltops are 7-1, with one game remaining in the regular season. Right now, they're tied with Calgary for first place.
"11.10.2016 02:30:00" thestarphoenix.com Blades defeat Winterhawks, lose to Oil Kings in OT It took 25 seconds of extra time for the Edmonton Oil Kings to defeat the host Saskatoon Blades on Sunday's lone WHL game, as Lane Bauer netted his third goal of the season to give the Oil Ki… The Saskatoon Blades won one and lost one this Thanksgiving weekend to bring their record to 4-2-1.
"11.10.2016 01:01:00" thestarphoenix.com UK business group worried by government's Brexit comments LONDON - The British government is facing criticism from business groups over statements suggesting the U.K. is heading for a hard divorce from the... UK business group worried by government's Brexit comments http://ow.ly/RKXi3052pdF
"10.10.2016 23:01:01" thestarphoenix.com Police in German city thwart terror plot and nab suspect thanks to tip... The suspect, Jaber Albakr, is accused of planning a bomb attack and having possible ties to the Islamic State. Police in Leipzig found him after... Police in German city thwart terror plot and nab suspect thanks to tip from Syrian migrants http://ow.ly/IjK23052p82
"10.10.2016 22:00:55" thestarphoenix.com Ashton Kutcher wishes he could be an actor minus the fame NEW YORK, N.Y. - Ashton Kutcher wishes he had a rewind button. If he did, he would reset his career and stay under the radar. Ashton Kutcher wishes he could be an actor minus the fame http://ow.ly/DNz53052oyn
"10.10.2016 21:01:07" thestarphoenix.com '28-year rule' catches hundreds who had Canadian citizenship revoked VANCOUVER — The Canadian government was aware and warned repeatedly years before an arcane law began stripping longtime Canadians of their... '28-year rule' catches hundreds who had Canadian citizenship revoked http://ow.ly/jY4W3052ouY
"10.10.2016 20:58:21" thestarphoenix.com 'Divergent' star Shailene Woodley arrested during protest BISMARCK, N.D. - Actress Shailene Woodley has been arrested during a protest of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline in southern North Dakota. 'Divergent' star Shailene Woodley arrested during protest http://ow.ly/hwez3052R6r
"10.10.2016 20:58:01" thestarphoenix.com Ken Bone explained: America needed a hero and Kenneth Bone answered the... Bone's presence in that debate was "like the human version of a hug," as one early Twitter fan wrote Ken Bone explained: America needed a hero and Kenneth Bone answered the call http://ow.ly/tkq13052R58
"10.10.2016 20:57:43" thestarphoenix.com Eskimos extend streak to three with 40-20 win over Alouettes MONTREAL – It as a Thanksgiving Day game that just kept on giving and giving and giving for the Edmonton Eskimos. A 40-20 win over the Montreal... This means the Riders have been eliminated from CFL playoff contention. http://ow.ly/VlZb3052R2b
"10.10.2016 20:14:35" thestarphoenix.com Rider group hopeful for city, transit union talks ahead of 'crunch time' A group representing transit riders hopes the city and its transit union will sign-off on an agreement before the cold season sets in for good. Rider group hopeful for city, transit union talks ahead of 'crunch time' http://ow.ly/O7uN3052K8O #yxe
"10.10.2016 20:00:49" thestarphoenix.com Trump: 'No reason' for Taj Mahal casino showdown ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Donald Trump built the Taj Mahal casino and once called it "the eighth wonder of the world." Trump: 'No reason' for Taj Mahal casino showdown http://ow.ly/GM4z3052ooC
"10.10.2016 19:00:55" thestarphoenix.com Recent cold-case confession gives Edmonton family new hope in search for... Following the cold-case confession of an Edmonton killer, the family of an Edmonton man slain eight years ago are hoping for similar answers to... Recent cold-case confession gives Edmonton family new hope in search for justice http://ow.ly/otl73052nxE
"10.10.2016 18:32:16" thestarphoenix.com Where they stand: Mayoral candidates weigh in on a downtown arena At the beginning of the civic election campaign, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix emailed a series of questions to the four mayoral candidates, asking... Where they stand: Saskatoon mayoral candidates weigh in on a downtown arena http://ow.ly/FBKu3052xKE #yxe
"10.10.2016 18:28:51" thestarphoenix.com Sidney Crosby suffers concussion in practice days before Pittsburgh... Crosby, Pittsburgh's captain, missed significant time earlier in his career with concussion problems. The team said there's no timetable for his... Sidney Crosby suffers concussion in practice days before Pittsburgh Penguins' season-opening game http://ow.ly/CZDG3052xdZ
"10.10.2016 16:41:35" thestarphoenix.com Riders trade Capicciotti and Fulton to Tiger-Cats in exchange for... OTTAWA – The Saskatchewan Roughriders got a jump on Wednesday's CFL trade deadline by sending two CFL veterans to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on... Riders trade Capicciotti and Fulton to Tiger-Cats in exchange for Gaydosh and Streeter http://ow.ly/UJK63052iMA
"10.10.2016 16:30:31" thestarphoenix.com Alcohol a factor in Saskatoon crash, say police Charges are pending against a Saskatoon woman after a single-vehicle crash that Saskatoon police say alcohol played a role in. Just before 6 a.m.... Alcohol a factor in Saskatoon crash, say police http://ow.ly/azTF3052h9t #yxe
"10.10.2016 15:57:23" thestarphoenix.com Saskatoon police respond to three break and enters Monday morning Four people were arrested in three separate break and enters in Saskatoon early Monday morning. The first incident happened at 2:50 a.m. in the... Saskatoon police respond to three break and enters Monday morning http://ow.ly/aXZs3052bjj
"10.10.2016 03:31:46" thestarphoenix.com Blue Jays sweep American League Division Series over Rangers with another extra-innings thriller Josh Donaldson scored on a throwing error as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 in 10 innings to complete the three-game sweep of the American League Division Series.
"10.10.2016 02:54:48" thestarphoenix.com Trump, Clinton exchange icy barbs at second U.S. presidential debate, one month before Election Day In a debate filled with tension, Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of attacking women involved in her husband's marital affairs and declared she would “be in jail” if he were president. Staring icily at her Republican rival, Clinton said Trump's own
"10.10.2016 00:45:18" thestarphoenix.com Wikileaks release Clinton emails, reveal candidate's 'moderate' side WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Hillary Clinton took nearly every precaution to ensure voters would never know what she told investment bankers, lobbyists and... Wikileaks release Clinton emails, reveal candidate's 'moderate' side http://ow.ly/wctj3050iUi
"09.10.2016 23:45:16" thestarphoenix.com Kevin Bacon loves Baconfest invite, is sorry he can't attend BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — The town has struck out in its attempt to bring home the bacon — Kevin Bacon, that is. Kevin Bacon loves Baconfest invite, is sorry he can't attend http://ow.ly/zIZo3050kd9
"09.10.2016 23:06:26" thestarphoenix.com Obama says Trump has demeaned women, mocked disabled and insulted... 'I don't need to repeat it — there are children in the room,' the President said to laughter during a speech Sunday in Chicago Obama says Trump has demeaned women, mocked disabled and insulted veterans because 'he's insecure' http://ow.ly/q7nF3050C8P
"09.10.2016 22:58:53" thestarphoenix.com Lighthouse serves up 'festive' Thanksgiving meal An early snowfall and a funding struggle with the provincial government helped open Saskatoon residents' hearts to assist the Lighthouse supported... An early snowfall and a funding struggle with the provincial government helped open Saskatoon residents' hearts to assist the Lighthouse supported living facility serve Thanksgiving meals. http://ow.ly/ez173050BPK
"09.10.2016 22:45:21" thestarphoenix.com A stampede of Republicans abandon Trump in historic political event A spectacular implosion of support risks turning Donald Trump's presidential campaign into a historic ruin, as one institutional pillar after... A stampede of Republicans abandon Trump in historic political event http://ow.ly/amS43050iM8
"09.10.2016 22:04:04" thestarphoenix.com New La Loche mayor wants 'proactive' community Ten months after a devastating mass shooting, the village of La Loche has elected a new mayor. Lifelong village resident Robert St. Pierre defeated... New La Loche mayor wants 'proactive' community http://ow.ly/SM7u3050zcs
"09.10.2016 21:45:20" thestarphoenix.com Quebec group rallies to save abandoned mine threatened with demolition A "spectacular" abandoned mine in western Quebec has become so popular with tourists the provincial government is considering demolishing it, says... Quebec group rallies to save abandoned mine threatened with demolition http://ow.ly/LEmm3050iFr
"09.10.2016 20:45:12" thestarphoenix.com Ryan Reynolds pays birthday tribute to Newfoundland-born cancer victim Vancouver-born actor Ryan Reynolds penned an emotional online tribute to a Newfoundland-born cancer victim Sunday, honouring what would have been... Ryan Reynolds pays birthday tribute to Newfoundland-born cancer victim http://ow.ly/i2Jp3050iC6
"09.10.2016 19:45:12" thestarphoenix.com Clark and Kakfwi: How Indigenous Peoples can manage their own lands and... Canada's shameful treatment of Indigenous people was rooted in a double abuse, of both their personal lives and their sustaining values. Now, some... Clark and Kakfwi: How Indigenous Peoples can manage their own lands and communities http://ow.ly/JxEu3050iAc
"09.10.2016 18:46:22" thestarphoenix.com Defiant Trump seizes on Clinton sex scandal before Sunday debate Hours before a critical presidential debate, a damaged but defiant Donald Trump seized on never-proved sexual assault allegations against Hillary... Defiant Trump seizes on Clinton sex scandal before Sunday debate http://ow.ly/PIDf3050kJz
"09.10.2016 18:45:08" thestarphoenix.com She helped her dad die on his terms — now she's telling his story April Poelstra promised her dying father two things: She would find a way to help him die, and she would tell the world about it. Jack Poelstra,... She helped her dad die on his terms — now she's telling his story http://ow.ly/TIrw3050jzg
"09.10.2016 17:34:52" thestarphoenix.com Snowfall warning issued for La Ronge, Cumberland House Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for La Ronge and Prince Albert National Park, as well as Cumberland House and Pelican Narrows. The... Snowfall warning issued for La Ronge, Cumberland House http://ow.ly/Sra43050eC6
"09.10.2016 17:01:32" news.nationalpost.com The beach calls, sun or storm: When the storm doesn't show it's time to... Most people avoid storm season when they plan vacations, but in Tofino on the far west side of Vancouver Island, it's a reason to go In Tofino, tourists flock there during storm season. #travel
"09.10.2016 15:51:59" thestarphoenix.com Sudden death: 49-year-old man dies at Saskatoon Correctional Centre The sudden death of an inmate at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre is being investigated by the Saskatoon Police Service major crimes unit.
"09.10.2016 01:55:02" thestarphoenix.com Banged-up Blue Jays turn to Sanchez for Game 3 of ALDS against Rangers The banged-up Toronto Blue Jays have two chances to close out the Texas Rangers at home. All it will take is one victory to advance to baseball's final four and get a much-needed break along with it.