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All-female referee team at Sask AAA hockey game 4 years in the making

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
Alex Clarke Michelle Stapleton Cianna Lieffers Krista Funke referee hockey

When the Moose Jaw Generals hit the ice against the Yorkton Maulers on Sunday, it was a night four years in the making — featuring an all-female officiating crew.

Crown’s suggestion of 10-year sentence in Humboldt Broncos crash is ‘harsh’: professor

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
Humboldt Broncos memorial

A law professor at the University of Ottawa says it's difficult to know what sentence Jaskirat Singh Sidhu will receive after pleading guilty to dangerous driving causing death.

Semi-driver in Humboldt Broncos crash will likely be deported, says immigration lawyer

Friday, February 1st, 2019
jaskirat singh sidhy

A well-known policy analyst and lawyer believes it's likely Jaskirat Singh Sidhu will be deported.

‘How do you miss all those signs?’: Crown seeks 10-year sentence for driver in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
jaskirat singh sidhu

The Crown prosecutor in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash case is asking for a 10-year sentence for truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu with a further 10-year driving prohibition after that.

‘Something none of us will ever forget’: Humboldt Broncos parent meets with driver who caused son’s death

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Scott Thomas waited 10 months to meet the man who caused the death of his son, Evan and on Wednesday he got that chance.

Report states semi driver who caused Humboldt Broncos crash had violated 70 government regulations

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
jaskirat sidhu

The semi driver who caused the Humboldt Broncos crash committed 70 violations of federal and provincial trucking regulations in the 11 days leading to the April 6 tragedy, according to a court document.

Sentencing begins for semi driver who caused Humboldt Broncos crash

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Twenty-nine families will get their chance this week to face the semi driver who caused the crash with the Humboldt Broncos bus that killed or injured their loved ones last April in Saskatchewan.

‘It’s really disgusting’: Sask. Rush player shocked after U.S. lacrosse fans shout about scalping brother

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
Jeremy Thompson Saskatchewan Rush

Jeremy Thompson can't believe his brother was the target of racist language at a lacrosse game.

SJHL says northern Sask. teen first girl to break league’s gender barrier

Sunday, January 13th, 2019
Taylor Keast

League officials believe Air Ronge, Sask. goalie Taylor Keast became the first female player to suit up for a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League game Friday night when she served as the La Ronge Ice Wolves' emergency backup. The midget goalie was pressed into duty when a new acquisition didn't arrive in time for the game.

Injured Humboldt Broncos player Layne Matechuk returns to the ice for first time since bus crash

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

A defenceman who suffered a brain injury in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash last spring was back on the ice for the first time this week.