A bomb threat at the Saskatoon airport took hours to resolve. Many were stranded because their cars were in a barricaded parking lot, but air traffic continued as normal. By late Tuesday afternoon police confirmed the device was not a bomb.
The city showed off some of their specialized emergency response vehicles Tuesday. The collection included a refurbished bus that acts as the city's central command post, as well as special EMS and fire vehicles.
Tens of thousands of South African mourners waited in line on Friday to view the body of Nelson Mandela, which was lying in state for the third and final day, with the likelihood that many would be turned away before the casket is taken away later in the day.