bear spray

Province to ban use of bear spray in urban areas

Province to ban use of bear spray in urban areas

Mar 12, 2024 | 11:29am
New provincial regulations in Saskatchewan aim to restrict the possession of capsaicin-containing wildlife control products, commonly known as bear spray, in public urban spaces. The regulations also prohibit altering or defacing bear spray to conceal its identity, with potential fines reaching up to $100,000 for violations. The move is driven by the increasing incidents of […]

Incident temporarily closes Wascana Pool

Jun 8, 2023 | 4:46pm

An altercation in the change room spoiled the first day of the Wascana Pool’s re-opening. Sometime Thursday, an incident in the change rooms apparently involved bear spray, according to several social media reports. The city said that the pool will re-open tomorrow at its normal time, and that security measures will be implemented, including having […]

Sask. Justice Minister says province looking at rules and restrictions of bear spray

Apr 21, 2023 | 6:11am

Following the Manitoba government requiring vendors who sell bear repellent to obtain photo identification from customers to curb a rash of attacks involving the spray, the Saskatchewan government is now watching closely to see what follows. Earlier this week, the Manitoba government announced that retailers would also submit the buyer’s information to the provincial government […]

Stolen Vehicle Leads to Guns, and Drugs

Aug 24, 2022 | 8:27pm

Regina police were looking into a stolen vehicle, but further inspection uncovered a whole lot more. It started early Wednesday morning, around 2:50am,  when officers on patrol found a Ford Escape parked in an alley in the 400 block of Arthur Street between First and Second avenue north.  The vehicle was stolen.  Police found a […]

Man Arrested After Using Bear Spray on Police

Aug 16, 2022 | 3:26pm

Police in Regina have arrested and charged a man with assaulting a peace officer, among other charges after an incident on Saskatchewan Drive. Around 2:30 this morning, a police officer saw three men walking along Sask drive, one was carrying a baseball bat.  Police started talking to them, and one of them gave a false […]

Three Teens Facing Charges

Jul 19, 2022 | 2:54pm

Three teens are facing charges, after some dogs were hit with bear spray, and someone had a gun pointed at them. This all happened early this (Tuesday) morning, in the Eastview Neighbourhood, at Edgar and 5th. Three young people passing houses fired bear spray at some dogs, and when the owner confronted them, one of […]

Regina Police looking for assistance in possible bear spraying incident

May 31, 2022 | 6:52am

Regina Police is asking help from the public about an incident where two people were sprayed with a substance believed to be bear spray. On Monday afternoon, shortly after 5:30, police received a report of a weapons offence on the 1400 block of Retallack Street. A police investigation determined a man was inside of a […]

Regina youth facing charges relating to bear spray incident

Apr 30, 2022 | 7:59am

A 17-year-old boy is facing charges involving bear spray after an incident early Friday morning. The youth was seen by a patrolling police vehicle in North Central when three youths were seen flashing gang signs and cutting through parking lots at about 3:40 a.m. Friday. Two of the three males ran away, but police say […]

Two Suspects Sought, After Attempted Robbery

Apr 11, 2022 | 3:33pm

Regina Police are hoping you can help them catch a pair of people suspected of attempted robbery. Last Friday afternoon, police were called to a business on Victoria Avenue between Winnipeg and Wallace. Someone exiting the store says they were confronted by two young men on bicycles. The thieves threatened to take belongings from the […]

Sale of game console leads to armed robbery

Jan 12, 2022 | 11:17am

An online sale of a game console went awry – leading to charges against a youth. Police were called to the 2700 block of East Howell Drive about a disturbance. When they arrived they found an adult male suffering from the effects of bear spray. The victim had agreed to sell a game console – […]