Saskatchewan

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Sask. government will only fund half of teachers' pay increase

By Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff
June 15, 2016 - 2:28pm

The Saskatchewan Government is backing down from fully funding a pay increase for teachers.

Education Minister Don Morgan said they won't pay the 1.9 per cent increase that was negotiated recently that worked out to about $18 million. Instead, he said they'll fund about $9 million.

File photo of grass and weeds in park.
File photo of grass and weeds in park. file photo/CJME

Regina man acquitted of stealing neighbour's lawn

By Lisa Schick/CJME News Staff
June 14, 2016 - 5:09pm

Most people have heard of grand theft auto before, but what about grand theft lawn? A Regina man accused of theft and mischief for stealing his neighbour's lawn has been acquitted.

The dispute started in 2011, shortly after Lam Tu Tram moved into his home on Spence Street in Regina.

Roughly 250 people attended a candlelight vigil to honour the victims of the Orlando shooting at Saskatoon City Hall on June 12.
Roughly 250 people attended a candlelight vigil to honour the victims of the Orlando shooting at Saskatoon City Hall on June 12. Brent Bosker/CKOM News Staff

'Love is love': Hundreds honour Orlando shooting victims at Saskatoon vigil

By CKOM News Staff
June 13, 2016 - 8:59am

The death of 50 people in the shooting at an Orlando nightclub this weekend brought hundreds out to a vigil at Saskatoon City Hall Sunday night.

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