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Impaired criminal charges, collision fatalities see increases

The Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) program – a provincial sobriety testing program – saw 16 criminal charges last year versus zero in 2018. Acting Sgt.

International travellers banned from New Brunswick schools for two weeks

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's education minister has taken the unprecedented step of ordering all preschoolers and students travelling abroad to refrain from returning to school for two weeks in a bid to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Weapons-related calls increase for C-K police by 84% in 5 years

Police responses to weapons related calls have been steadily increasing over the past five years. The Chatham-Kent Police Services released their 2019 Community Patrol Branch Report at Tuesday’s Board meeting.

Mother of murdered inmate gets answers at trial

The mother of an inmate who was murdered in his cell in Saskatchewan Penitentiary says she got answers about her son’s death during an eight-day trial, which was heard before a judge alone in Prince Albert’s Court of Queen’s Bench.

Chickens, pigs top list of farm animals killed in barn fires

A report by the Humane Society International/Canada says better fire protection is needed in barns to stop the cruel deaths of tens of thousands of farm animals each year.

Suspect wanted in Sheena Billette’s homicide arrested in Prince Albert

A man wanted in connection to the murder of a La Ronge woman in December was arrested in Prince Albert Feb. 4.
Humane society wants better fire protection in barns to stop animal deaths

Humane society wants better fire protection in barns to stop animal deaths

Better fire protection is needed in barns to stop the cruel deaths of tens of thousands of farm animals each year, says a report from the Humane Society International/Canada.

Man on trial in Saskatoon for attempted murder

A central Saskatchewan man is on trial this week in Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench for attempted murder.

Gang recruitment on the rise

In spite of the province’s concerted efforts to reduce gang activity, they are gaining a stronger foothold in Saskatchewan, according to Stan Tu’Inkuafe from STR8 UP, a Saskatoon-based non-profit that helps people leave the lifestyle.
Muskrat Falls report slams executives, politicians for failing N.L. residents

Muskrat Falls report slams executives, politicians for failing N.L. residents

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The commissioner leading an inquiry into the troubled Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project says past provincial governments failed to protect the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.