Possible annulment of Roe v. Wade reignites conversation about abortion access in Saskatchewan | The Canadian News

In Northwest Saskatchewan, physician Darcie McGonigle is used to treating a variety of patients with all kinds of needs. However, there is one procedure that she and other health professionals outside of Saskatchewan’s major cities cannot perform. “We can’t provide surgical abortions here,” said McGonigle, who practices on Île-à-la-Crosse. “We don’t have an operating room; […]

Jane’s Walk Festival uncovers urban treasures on foot

Article content From wrestling hotspots and historic tombstones to grand old Victorian mansions and tiny modern homes — tie up your shoelaces to discover these and other urban treasures on this weekend’s Windsor-Essex Jane’s Walk Festival. Article content The May 6-8 festival honors urban champion and activist Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), whose grassroots, community-based approach to […]

Bader beats Kongo to retain Bellator title

Ryan Bader defended his Bellator heavyweight title for a third time Ryan Bader ground out a unanimous decision win over home favourite Cheick Kongo to retain his heavyweight title and frustrate the French fans at Bellator 280 in Paris. The American, 38, used his wrestling over five rounds to control his French opponent, 46, in […]

Trump fans flock to the Westmoreland Fairgrounds to see the former president and hear more about why they vote for Dr. Oz

Thousands of ardent Donald Trump supporters braved the rain and mud Friday for a chance to see the former president, who was returning to Westmoreland County to promote his endorsement of Republican senatorial candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz. The rally, which was officially supposed to start at 8 p.m., transformed the Westmoreland Fairgrounds in Mt. Pleasant […]

Missing boy, 11, located safely: Edmonton police

After searching west Edmonton Friday, police officers were able to find 11-year-old Brandon Rain. Rain was last seen Thursday at Aldergrove Elementary School, located on 85 Avenue and 182 Street. He was reported missing by the Edmonton Police Service Friday afternoon. A police command post was in the neighborhood Friday, and a spokesperson for Parkland […]

Premier and NDP discuss abortion access in Saskatchewan

With the possibility of big changes in the reproductive rights landscape in the United States, some people in Saskatchewan are looking at the accessibility of abortion services here. When asked about it this week, Prime Minister Scott Moe confirmed again that he is pro-life. “In saying that, I am very respectful of others who may […]