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Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 19, 2015 - Everything you need to know about the SK Budget & John Gormley joins in studio
There are no new taxes or fee hikes in this year’s Budget according to Minister of Finance Ken Krawetz; however, there is a warning about the education portion of property tax bills: While there is no mill rate increase this year, it remains an area of future consideration for the government. Not much change Wednesday afternoon in flood conditions in Moose Jaw's River Valley. Ice jamming has caused backup along the Moose Jaw River, causing much of the Valley to be underwater to varying degrees.
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 19, 2015 - We bring you everything you need to know about the SK Budget
Good Morning! After worries because of the price of oil, we now know what we're in for this coming year. The provincial budget was released yesterday. The good news? No tax increase. But, about 6,000 seniors will be affected by changes to the Senior Drug Plan. On Wednesday afternoon, the jury announced they had reached a unanimous verdict on all the charges faced by one of two men accused in an alleged terror plot to derail a Via rail passenger train travelling to Toronto.
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 18, 2015 - More on the New Commissioner of the CFL & New photo radar numbers are out
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 18, 2015 - We update you on the house fire South of downtown Regina & Some good news with Tell Me Something Good!
SGI says the latest numbers out from photo radar cameras show that drivers are slowing down. Eight cameras rotate around 28 different locations in Saskatchewan, and have all been in operation since Dec. 8, 2014. Overall, February saw less drivers speeding by those cameras than the previous months. There's a new head honcho at the CFL Offices, Jeffrey Orridge is the new commissioner. He was formally introduced today at a news conference in Toronto. Orridge succeeds Mark Cohon, who served for eight years before leaving the post in January.
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 18, 2015 - It's Budget Day in the province & Ontario is making news for all the wrong reasons
Good Morning! The CFL has gone American for their new commissioner. Jeffrey Orridge takes over in April. His latest job was an executive at CBC Sports but he has a background in marketing and branding. He also studied at Harvard. He's the first American born commissioner of the CFL. The Ontario Liberal government’s plan to liberalize the selling of beer and wine hasn’t even been officially announced, but it’s already being denounced, and for many opposing reasons. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays, and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday!
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 17, 2015 - A look into the Wives of ISIS & What I Learned on the Show Today!
Mayor Fougere joins us in studio for his weekly visit to share what’s going on at City Hall and the City of Regina’s pothole repairs. There's a Regina boy on Big Brother this spring, he’s a Balfour Collegiate grad, played midget hockey and then played for the Rams for three seasons before getting injured in 2013. And now, Zach Oleynik is playing a whole different kind of game. -- a professor at Oxford is pushing for food policy to be subjected to the same tough regulations as the tobacco industry.
Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Should we be more conscience on our health and what we eat?
All signs are pointing to the NHL expanding into Las Vegas in the near future, perhaps even in time for the 2016-17 season. One of the first hurdles for the Vegas ownership group was a season ticket drive this spring, with the goal set to get 10,000 commitments in the form a 10-per-cent deposit. One month into the campaign, they’ve already passed the 9,000 mark and are gaining steadily. We take some of your texts on the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning.
Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 17, 2015 - Happy Saint Patrick's Day! And the first Saskatchewanian on Big Brother Canada
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! There's a Regina boy on Big Brother this spring, he’s a Balfour Collegiate grad, played midget hockey and then played for the Rams for three seasons before getting injured in 2013. And now, Zach Oleynik is playing a whole different kind of game. When linebacker Patrick Willis unexpectedly retired last week, some 49ers fans took solace in the presence of linebacker Chris Borland, who had a stellar rookie season. Now, Borland is retiring, too. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays, and if it’s your birthday, Happy Birthday!