A train derailment last winter north of Saskatoon was caused in part by a piece of rail manufactured in 1953, according to an investigation report released Thursday by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
One year after the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) was released, an activist and Indigenous studies professor at the University of Saskatchewan is calling for more work to be done.
Sarah Tut, a refugee from South Sudan who has been living in Saskatoon for the last 10 years, said she felt sick when she saw the video of how George Floyd was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis.
The $300,000 First Nations and Métis Community Projects grant program will focus this year on locally-developed projects related to issues raised by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, the province says.
An Ontario company says it is developing a new saliva-based test for COVID-19 that will fit in the palm of the hand and be able to detect if someone is infected with the virus in a matter of 20 minutes.