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Jan 10th, 2017 by PoliticalNick last post
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Now Brad Wall Wants Equalization Payments
Or it would, if Wall hadnt already abandoned this fight in 2007. Equalization is for have-not provinces and were a have province, Wall told the Canadian Press after defeating Calverts government and dropping its equalization challenge. What... (by tay)
Jan 6th, 2017 by taxslave last post
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Refugees frostbitten after walking to Manitoba
Two men from Ghana are recovering on the burn ward of a Winnipeg hospital after getting lost near the Emerson border on Christmas Eve after fleeing the United States. The men aged 24 and 34 were found on Highway 75 just north of Letellier, Man., on the... (by tay)
Dec 21st, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Puppy has leg amputated after getting caught in trap
Puppy has leg amputated after getting caught in trap | Canada | News | Toronto S (by spaminator)
Dec 17th, 2016 by petros last post
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Sask. carbon plan doubles the price of power
A wind power proponent says the latest SaskPower rate increases may be just the beginning of increasing electrical rates in the province. SaskPower is asking for two rate increases this year five per cent this summer and another five per cent in... (by tay)
Dec 16th, 2016 by Cannuck last post
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Canadian Prairies are rapidly shrinking, faster than Amazon rainforest and the Great
Canadian Prairies are rapidly shrinking, faster than Amazon rainforest and the G (by spaminator)
Nov 27th, 2016 by Danbones last post
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Manitoba commissioner loses battle on same-sex weddings
The court has ruled against a former Manitoba marriage commissioner's claims that the province's requirement to perform same-sex marriages violates his freedom of religion. In September, Kevin Kisilowsky filed his case to the Court of Queen's Bench in... (by tay)
Nov 9th, 2016 by Machjo last post
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Banish These Drug Dealers (& such) To Where?
FSIN chief OK with drug dealers being banished from Saskatchewan reserves Link: FSIN chief OK with drug dealers being banished from Saskatchewan reserves | Regina Leader-Post Link:... (by Ron in Regina)
Nov 9th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Possible ebola exposure for lab employee in Winnipeg
Possible ebola exposure for lab employee in Winnipeg THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, November 08, 2016 01:18 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Nov 9th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Regina nightclub pulls tequila 2 for 1 ad using ’lest we forget’ after backlash
Regina nightclub pulls tequila 2 for 1 ad using lest we forget after backlash THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, November 08, 2016... (by spaminator)
Nov 8th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Former student alleges Sask. teacher ran strip basketball practice
Former student alleges Sask. teacher ran strip basketball practice THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Monday, November 07, 2016 11:32 AM EST ... (by spaminator)
Oct 27th, 2016 by Johnnny last post
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Saskatoon mayoral candidate gets endorsement from Zach Galifianakis
Saskatoon mayoral candidate gets endorsement from Zach Galifianakis THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 07:21 PM... (by spaminator)
Oct 26th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Beaver beaten to death by chair in Saskatchewan
Beaver beaten to death by chair in Saskatchewan THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 02:12 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Oct 21st, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Bruno the dog survives weeks trapped in a well in Saskatchewan
Bruno the dog survives weeks trapped in a well in Saskatchewan THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016 11:37 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Oct 21st, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Woman admits sexual relationship with boy, 14
Woman admits sexual relationship with boy, 14 By ... (by spaminator)
Oct 18th, 2016 by Machjo last post
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Pedophile running for a seat on the Catholic school board
Church officials said they expressed concern around Denis Hall's nomination and encouraged him to withdraw his name from the ballot, but they stopped short of taking further action. "I must say Mr. Hall listened and received those comments and I did... (by tay)
Oct 16th, 2016 by tay last post
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Manitoba Cabinet Minister, Says Rival Told Her To Take Pants Off
I need a full body pic to determine if this was an outrageous request........ A Manitoba cabinet minister says she was told to take her pants off in the middle of question period by a male NDP opponent, but the NDP are firmly denying the accusation.... (by tay)
Sep 24th, 2016 by petros last post
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Developer wants biblical theme park with Noah’s ark in Saskatchewan
Developer wants biblical theme park with Noahs ark in Saskatchewan THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Thursday, September 22, 2016 06:37 PM... (by spaminator)
Sep 21st, 2016 by Decapoda last post
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2 charged after kitten burned at Saskatchewan music festival
2 charged after kitten burned at Saskatchewan music festival THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Monday, July 18, 2016 03:24 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Sep 12th, 2016 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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'The hate still exists': Saskatoon man says he was beaten for being gay
'The hate still exists': Saskatoon man says he was beaten for being gay Jason Warick, Saskatoon Starphoenix First posted: Sunday, September... (by spaminator)
Sep 3rd, 2016 by tay last post
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Sask couple who plotted to kill spouses guilty
Two lovers accused of plotting to kill their spouses in Saskatchewan have been found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder. The jury in Prince Albert took close to 30 hours before convicting Curtis Vey and Angela Nicholson on Sunday. Crown... (by tay)
Aug 23rd, 2016 by petros last post
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Tisdale, Sask., officially changes 'Land of Rape and Honey' slogan
Tisdale, Sask., officially changes 'Land of Rape and Honey' slogan Postmedia Network First posted: Monday, August 22, 2016 01:22 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Aug 22nd, 2016 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Man fatally shot in Saskatchewan was looking for help with flat tire: cousin
Man fatally shot in Saskatchewan was looking for help with flat tire: cousin THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Friday, August 12, 2016 06:32... (by spaminator)
Aug 20th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Dick Assman of David Letterman fame dies at 82
Dick Assman of David Letterman fame dies at 82 THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Friday, August 19, 2016 11:46 AM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Aug 16th, 2016 by taxslave last post
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Inquest into Winnipeg police shooting of indigenous man set for November
Inquest into Winnipeg police shooting of indigenous man set for November ... (by spaminator)
Aug 8th, 2016 by MHz last post
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Farmers call for return of Canadian Wheat Board
Alliance says cutting of marketing system led to $6.5B loss in 2 years More than 50 farmers from the Swan River and Pelly areas of Manitoba and Saskatchewan met February 10, 2016 and unanimously passed a resolution calling for the re-establishment... (by tay)
Aug 7th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Saskatchewan deputy premier quits cabinet after impaired driving charge
Saskatchewan deputy premier quits cabinet after impaired driving charge THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Saturday, August 06, 2016 08:26 PM... (by spaminator)
Aug 3rd, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Arrest made after video of puppy tossing surfaces
Arrest made after video of puppy tossing surfaces By ... (by spaminator)
Jun 25th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Saskatoon woman says she was fired for having allergic reaction
Saskatoon woman says she was fired for having allergic reaction THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Friday, June 24, 2016 04:37 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Jun 19th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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One on one with Miss Universe Canada 2016
One on one with Miss Universe Canada 2016 By ... (by spaminator)
Jun 9th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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U of M profs part of black hole discovery
U of M profs part of black hole discovery By ... (by spaminator)
Jun 1st, 2016 by Walter last post
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Saskatchewan facing $1B revenue shortfall
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said the province is facing a $1 billion shortfall in resource revenue. Wall made the comment in the legislature Monday while defending cuts to heritage language schools as part of a review of all spending. Saskatchewan... (by tay)
May 8th, 2016 by captain morgan last post
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Christian prayer in Sask. Legislature will continue
Christian prayer in Sask. Legislature will continue, premier says - Saskatchewan - CBC News (by tay)
May 3rd, 2016 by Johnnny last post
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Saskatchewan man facing charges of running down, hitting and killing antelope
Saskatchewan man facing charges of running down, hitting and killing antelope THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Monday, May 02, 2016 07:55 PM... (by spaminator)
Apr 6th, 2016 by mentalfloss last post
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Wall & the SK Party might squeak into a 3rd term...
Still some counting to do, and some polls to come in yet... (by Ron in Regina)
Mar 29th, 2016 by petros last post
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Wall's Secret Land Appraisal Costly To Taxpayers
By Tammy Roberts Ive been trying to wrap my head how Marquarts appraisal (herein The Appraisal) landed at $129,000 per acre in the first place, when all other appraisals for the same dirt were coming in at $30,000 $60,000 per acre. (This will... (by tay)
Mar 23rd, 2016 by hoocli last post
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New webpage for farmers / Ranchers
Hey guys Admin- please move / delete if not allowed. I've recently finished a new webpage for those in the agricultural/livestock business or just own an acreage or land. The website is Saskatchewan Agriculture - Saskatchewan Agriculture. Its... (by hoocli)
Mar 16th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Ancient bird species 'rediscovered' in Morden
Ancient bird species 'rediscovered' in Morden By ... (by spaminator)
Mar 11th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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NDP removes Saskatchewan election candidate over Facebook post
NDP removes Saskatchewan election candidate over Facebook post Jennifer Graham, THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Thursday, March 10, 2016... (by spaminator)
Feb 26th, 2016 by taxslave last post
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Bus beheader wants freedom to live on his own, board considering it
Bus beheader wants freedom to live on his own, board considering it THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 03:04 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Feb 9th, 2016 by mentalfloss last post
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Sask asks Ottawa to pay laid-off oil workers to clean old wells
I like this idea for keeping people employed but I must ask ; why aren't drillers required to clean up their sites when the leave...? Saskatchewan wants the federal government to bankroll a program that would see oil and gas workers who have lost... (by tay)
Jan 17th, 2016 by MHz last post
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Sask mom wants mandatory prayers banned in public schools
I had no idea they still did this...... Four days ago a Saskatchewan mother started a petition in an effort to remove mandatory religious prayers from public schools in the province. Dusti Hennenfent's children go to Lindale Public Elementary... (by tay)
Jan 8th, 2016 by petros last post
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Maple Leaf Foods to Replace TFWs with Syrian refugees
We would be very pleased and honoured to be part of the solution in terms of helping find employment for the Syrian refugees, Rory McAlpine, Senior VP at Maple Leaf told the Canadian Press. We have jobs available. McAlpine says Maple Leaf has 25... (by tay)
Dec 28th, 2015 by Curious Cdn last post
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Brad Wall Changes Tune On Equilization Money
So apparently some unspecified event in federal politics this fall has caused Brad Wall to start demanding money (link is external) from Ottawa which he'd never have considered seeking before. Now if only he hadn't trashed Saskatchewan's bargaining... (by tay)
Dec 22nd, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Woolly mammoth tusk found near Saskatoon
Woolly mammoth tusk found near Saskatoon THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Monday, December 21, 2015 05:16 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Dec 6th, 2015 by Walter last post
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A Heart attack story from Saskatchewan
Sent Nov 23rd. Dear Minister Duncan: In 2014, I died; my heart suddenly stopped, and stayed stopped through prompt CPR provided by police, until EMS arrived by bicycle and mostly revived me with an AED. After recovering from my mild case of sudden... (by tay)