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Transcript: Mayor Rob Ford admits to smoking crack cocaine

After months of denying that he uses crack, Mayor Rob Ford told reporters at city hall that he tried the drug about a year ago.

Reporter: Has the chief offered to show you the video personally?

Rob Ford: Um, you know what? I haven’t—I can’t comment on the video that I haven’t seen. You guys have asked me a question. You asked me, you asked me a question back in May. You can repeat that question. 

Reporter: The question we asked you back in May?

Homestead, Inc. Pt. 2: Saying goodbye to the family farm

The landscape of rural Saskatchewan is changing; could it be the end of a long-time way of life?

The number of farms in the province has been cut almost in half since 1991. As the number of individual farms shrinks significantly corporate farms are growing by leaps and bounds. That shift is fundamentally changing the landscape of farming and rural life in our province. It begs the question: is this the end of the family farm? Is the homestead becoming Homestead, Inc.?

Earl Grey homes broken into, no suspects identified

RCMP need help in order to get to the bottom of a string of early-morning break-ins in Earl Gray.

It happened between 430 and 540 the morning of October 27th. Several homes were broken into and ransacked, according to the Mounties.

Residents of the town heard a loud car cruising the streets as the incidents were occurring but no one was able to get a description of the car or the suspects.

The RCMP is asking anyone with information to call the Southey detachment or Crime Stoppers.

Homestead, Inc. Pt. 1: Land for sale

The landscape of rural Saskatchewan is changing; could it be the end of a long-time way of life?

The number of farms in the province has been cut almost in half since 1991. As the number of individual farms shrinks significantly corporate farms are growing by leaps and bounds. That shift is fundamentally changing the landscape of farming and rural life in our province. It begs the question: is this the end of the family farm? Is the homestead becoming Homestead, Inc.?

Craven Country Jamboree announces 2014 line-up

It’s still another 8 months before the Craven Country Jamboree begins, but they’ve already announced the line-up for their 10th anniversary festival.

The announcements were made via video at Saturday’s Rider game.

Though Keith Urban was announced as the Sunday night headliner in July, the two other main acts were a surprise.

Province to restrict hunting/angling licences for those behind on child support payments

An amendment introduced Thursday by the province will make it tougher for those overdue on child support payments to get hunting and angling licenses.

The new rules will allow the Maintenance Enforcement Office (MEO) to hold back on handing out hunting and angling licences for people who haven’t been paying.

Sask Liberals say timing isn't right to elect new leader

What was slated to be a leadership announcement for the Saskatchewan Liberal Party this weekend, turned into a discussion about the political climate in the province, and a question of timing.

"On top of a good provincial leader you need the right political climate,” Saskatchewan Liberals interim leader Greg Gallagher said at TCU Place on Saturday.

18-year-old dead on farm north of Balcarres

RCMP in Fort Qu’Appelle have started an investigation in a sudden death on a farm north of Balcarres.

In a release, RCMP said and “incident” occurred early Saturday morning that lead to the death of an 18-year-old.

The RCMP’s major crimes and forensic identification units are all involved in the case.

They are promising more information as the investigation continues.

Check back for updates.

Updated: City of Saskatoon clearing streets after first snow storm

Winter has descended on Saskatchewan with snow covering communities across the province.

City of Saskatoon works to clear roads

Along with snow and rain on Saskatoon's roads, the first significant snowfall also brought a lot of work for the City of Saskatoon.

"We have entered winter and we have entered it with a vengeance," said Public Works Manager Pat Hyde.

"It's not quite as bad as last year on the same date but pretty close and the conditions out there are pretty treacherous in some locations."

UPDATE: Charge laid after 8 people smuggled across Sask border in April

The Saskatchewan Prairie Integrated Border Enforcement Team (IBET) has issued an arrest warrant for a man they believe was involved in a human “smuggler-for-hire” operation based in Montreal.

On Friday morning, the RCMP in Carnduff and the IBET pressed charges on 46-year-old Jose Gonzales-Vasquez. The charges stem from an incident on April 5th where two men had helped sneak 5 adults and 3 children from Quebec into North Dakota through the Saskatchewan border.

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