Saskatchewan

Chandra and Jordan Van de Vorst, along with their two children Miguire, 2, and Kamryn, 5, were killed in a crash on Jan. 3, 2016.
Chandra and Jordan Van de Vorst, along with their two children Miguire, 2, and Kamryn, 5, were killed in a crash on Jan. 3, 2016. submitted photo

Grandfather of children killed in drunk driving crash reacts to McMorris charge

By Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff
August 9, 2016 - 5:29pm

A father and grandfather who lost nearly a third of his family to a drunk driver says the case of Don McMorris is another reminder of Saskatchewan's backward attitudes toward impaired driving.
 

A view of the approximate area where a 21-year-old work died at the Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan construction site on July 21, 2016.
A view of the approximate area where a 21-year-old work died at the Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan construction site on July 21, 2016. Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff

Construction to resume soon on Sask. children's hospital following worker's death

By CKOM News Staff
August 9, 2016 - 5:23pm

Graham Construction has been given the all clear to resume work on the Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan.

The site was shut down by the province on July 21 after a worker was killed on the job.

Eric Ndayishimiye, 21, died when he was crushed by a steel construction lift.

Bella Arcand-Lafond will be throwing out tonight’s ceremonial first pitch at the Blue Jay’s game tonight. Arcand-Lafond was selected in July to make the trip out tonight. Twenty-five members of her family will be at the Rogers Center to watch her throw the pitch out, some making the trip from as far away as Victoria.
Bella Arcand-Lafond will be throwing out tonight’s ceremonial first pitch at the Blue Jay’s game tonight. Arcand-Lafond was selected in July to make the trip out tonight. Twenty-five members of her family will be at the Rogers Center to watch her throw the pitch out, some making the trip from as far away as Victoria. submitted photo/Bev Lafond

Muskeg Cree Nation girl to throw pitch for Blue Jays

By Bryan Eneas
August 9, 2016 - 2:31pm

Tonight at the Rogers Center, an 11-year-old girl from Muskeg Cree Nation will throw the ceremonial first pitch before the Toronto Blue Jays take the field against the Tampa Bay Rays.

“I’m very excited, all of my cousins are excited!” Bella Arcand-Lafond said.

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