Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatchewan’ Category

Gordie Howe would celebrate a ‘class act’ like Patrick Marleau breaking his record, says son

Sunday, April 18th, 2021
Gordie Howe Patrick Marleau

Patrick Marleau expected to beat fellow Saskatchewan native Gordie Howe’s long-standing record for most NHL games played. Howe's son says the hockey legend would be "thrilled" for the San Jose Shark, who is known for humble dedication.

Hockey returns: Regina approved as WHL’s eastern division hub city

Friday, February 12th, 2021
Prince Albert Raiders celebration

Junior hockey fans can rejoice again. Live Western Hockey League games are coming to Regina, with the season set to open March 12.

Fred Sasakamoose, Sask. Indigenous hockey pioneer, remembered as leader and trailblazer at funeral

Saturday, December 5th, 2020

Indigenous hockey pioneer Fred Sasakamoose’s funeral was on Saturday and it was streamed to hundreds of people on Facebook.

Saskatchewan government pledges $3M to CFL hub city bid

Monday, July 20th, 2020
Mosaic Stadium

The Saskatchewan government says it will put up $3 million in the Roughriders' bid to have Regina designated as the CFL hub city.

Riders fans taking cancelled Grey Cup, uncertain season in stride

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
Rider fans

Rider fans are now coping with the loss of the Grey Cup and potentially an entire CFL season.

Tough decisions being made in the Riderville office due to COVID-19

Friday, May 15th, 2020
Saskatchewan Roughriders

Tough decisions are being made at the office of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Employee compensation has received 'adjustments' in the pandemic world, the CBC's Glenn Reid reports.

Sask. Junior Hockey League to continue coronavirus-shortened playoffs via video game simulation

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
SJHL promotional poster 2020 playoffs

It won't result in a real Canalta Cup being awarded — but a simulated version of the rest of the SJHL playoffs might just be the hottest hockey ticket around. 

‘A good kid’: Saskatchewan community rallies for Colby Cave’s family

Monday, April 13th, 2020

Members of the community formed a line of vehicles on Highway 16 to support the returning family of Colby Cave, the NHL player who died from a brain bleed.

13 cases of COVID-19 linked to curling bonspiel attended by doctors from across western Canada

Saturday, March 21st, 2020
Youth Olympic Games - Day 5 - Curling

The bonspiel took place in Edmonton March 11-14, starting the same day COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic.

‘People in curling are here for you’: A letter to Aly Jenkins’s children from Sandra Schmirler’s daughter

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

When you need some extra support in your life, I want you to know the curling family is waiting to hold you up.