Saskatchewan

Jason Leuschen, from Bruno, Sask., is one of 17 people left in the running to become Canada’s next astronaut.
Jason Leuschen, from Bruno, Sask., is one of 17 people left in the running to become Canada’s next astronaut. submitted photo/Canadian Space Agency

Sask. pilot in top 17 finalists for Canada’s next astronaut

By CKOM News Staff
April 24, 2017 - 11:31am

The dream of making it to space is still alive for a Saskatchewan man.

Jason Leuschen is now one of 17 people left in the running to become Canada’s next astronaut.

RCMP say 33-year-old Abbie Speir was murdered in a home in Yellow Grass on April 20.
RCMP say 33-year-old Abbie Speir was murdered in a home in Yellow Grass on April 20. submitted photo/RCMP

Man charged in murder of Yellow Grass woman

By CJME News Staff
April 24, 2017 - 6:28am

RCMP have laid a first-degree murder charge in connection with the fire and suspicious death at a home in Yellow Grass.

RCMP confirm Kevin Obina Okafor, 37, of Yellow Grass, is charged with one count of first-degree murder, fleeing police and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

Saskatchewan Education Minister Don Morgan said the province is reviewing its options after a judge ruled it unconstitutional to provide per-student funding for non-Catholics attending Catholic schools.
Saskatchewan Education Minister Don Morgan said the province is reviewing its options after a judge ruled it unconstitutional to provide per-student funding for non-Catholics attending Catholic schools. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sask. education minister reacts to Catholic schools ruling

By CKOM News Staff
April 21, 2017 - 2:51pm

Saskatchewan's education minister says a recent decision out of Yorkton Court of Queen's Bench could mean chaos for both the province's separate and public school systems.
 

A Yorkton judge has ruled that the Saskatchewan government can't fund non-Catholic students to attend Catholic schools effective June 30, 2018.
A Yorkton judge has ruled that the Saskatchewan government can't fund non-Catholic students to attend Catholic schools effective June 30, 2018. file photo/CKOM

Saskatchewan can't give Catholic schools money for non-Catholic students; court

By The Canadian Press
April 21, 2017 - 8:46am

judge says the Saskatchewan government doesn't have the legal right to give Catholic schools funding for students who aren't Catholic.

A Yorkton judge has ruled that the Saskatchewan government can't fund non-Catholic students to attend Catholic schools effective June 30, 2018.
A Yorkton judge has ruled that the Saskatchewan government can't fund non-Catholic students to attend Catholic schools effective June 30, 2018. file photo/CKOM

Saskatchewan can't give Catholic schools money for non-Catholic students; court

By The Canadian Press
April 21, 2017 - 7:07am

A judge says the Saskatchewan government doesn't have the legal right to give Catholic schools funding for students who aren't Catholic.

Three people were arrested for human smuggling near the North Portal port of entry on April 15, 2017.
Three people were arrested for human smuggling near the North Portal port of entry on April 15, 2017. file photo/CJME News Staff

U.S. officials arrest 3 in Sask. human smuggling case

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 20, 2017 - 12:38pm

Three arrests have been made by U.S. Customs and Border Protection stemming from human smuggling along the Saskatchewan-North Dakota border.

Officials confirmed two Canadian citizens were arrested and one Nigerian.

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