Saskatchewan health experts weigh in on possible impact of Omicron variant on holiday season

It may take scientists two to four weeks before they fully understand how the new variant affect the population --including those with antibodies from previous COVID-19 infections.
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Regina police charge local male following series of break-ins
Investigation following a routine arrest leads to the charging of one Regina male who is linked to four recent compound break and enters.
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Enduring a brutal assault by a taxi driver, Canadian woman becomes the face of violence against women in Italy
The Florence street was deserted at the time and though Bianca Perisa’s screams drew a crowd, nobody intervened, writes Rosie DiManno.
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Penticton fire department responding to spike in overdose calls
The Penticton fire department and B.C. ambulance services work hand in hand to respond to the numerous overdose calls.
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COVID-19: B.C. medical health officers get power to order school boards to gather vaccination information
New order takes school trustees and teachers by surprise
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3 Manitobans nominated for Canadian Olympic speed skating team
Heather McLean, Tyson Langelaar, and Alexa Scott will all compete in speed skating at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics next month.
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Virtual reality experience ‘This is Not a Ceremony’ goes to Sundance Film Festival
"Going to Sundance has been a lifelong dream."
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Construction workers burns hands during fire at Kelowna, B.C. garage
A witness told Global News the man was injured while trying to get equipment off the roof of the burning building.
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Vaughn Palmer: B.C. Premier John Horgan holds onto a comfortable level of popularity
Opinion: The premier will be back from cancer treatment when the legislature reopens and in a good position to take on a new Liberal leader
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Winnipeg’s Geoff Gray re-signs with hometown Bombers
The Bombers announced former Manitoba Bisons offensive lineman Geoff Gray has signed a contract extension to avoid free agency.
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Head of Alberta paramedic union wants more done to protect staff
The head of the Health Sciences Association of Alberta says staff are falling victim to burnout and are being denied time off.
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Schneider family making memories through hockey
On Jan. 13, Prince Albert native Braden Schneider made his NHL debut with the New York Rangers scoring a goal in front of his parents who had a whirlwind experience to join him.
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Dead birds freeze into Lethbridge’s Henderson Lake in ‘mortality event’
The City of Lethbridge is looking into the deaths of numerous waterfowl at Henderson Lake, including ducks and geese.
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Support will help families of missing, murdered Indigenous women receive culturally safe healing treatments
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Indigenous leaders, victims’ families call for urgent action as MMIWG report filed to province
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Calgary woman boosts spirits with ‘heartwarming’ snow sculptures
A Calgary woman is creating a colourful collection of penguins and turtles in a public park to make others smile.
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Local businesses in Alberta struggle to survive 5th wave of COVID-19
'Support local' has been a slogan throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta. But now, it's even more important than ever.
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Hells Angels: Firearms, cash and cocaine seized in Vancouver Island gang probe, six arrested
Seized at four Vancouver Island homes was 3.5 kg of cocaine, $160,000 in cash, several guns, a car and "Hells Angels" paraphernalia.
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Have your say: Do you like the Bills’ Super Bowl chances?
The Bills rolled into the postseason by winning their final four games to clinch their second consecutive division title before throttling the Patriots at home on Saturday.
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Bruce Arthur: No snow day? Sometimes it’s okay to choose the slippery slope
In the wake of a blizzard, we decided to err on the side of joy.
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MLA calls for Alberta justice minister to resign over distracted driving ticket, call to police chief
In a statement issued to Global News, the Edmonton Police Service confirmed Madu was handed a distracted driving ticket on March 10, 2021.
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Quebec insists schools won't cause case surge despite second-wave data
In a letter to parents this weekend, Dr. Mylène Drouin said COVID-19 transmission is lower in schools than in the community.
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Quebec may never get the full story behind COVID-19 CHSLD deaths, coroner warns
“It’s been a year that what we’ve been told is, ‘I can’t tell you, I can’t say, and it may not be our department or our group that was managing.'"
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