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Deportation hearing set for truck driver in deadly Saskatchewan hockey team bus crash

Deportation hearing set for truck driver in deadly Saskatchewan hockey team bus crash

Apr 9, 2024 | 8:21am
A deportation hearing for the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash six years ago has been scheduled for next month.  Lawyer Michael Greene said Monday the hearing for his client Jaskirat Singh Sidhu is to be held May 24. “It was an inevitability. I mean, the (immigration) minister could always decide […]
P. A. police seize handguns, cocaine, meth, and opioids

P. A. police seize handguns, cocaine, meth, and opioids

Apr 3, 2024 | 9:31am
 Two people were arrested after the Prince Albert Police Service Crime Reduction Team (CRT) and Saskatchewan Trafficking Response Team (STRT) wrapped up a drug trafficking and firearm investigation last week in Prince Albert. On March 29, police executed search warrants in the 2000 block of 15th Avenue East and the R.M. of Buckland and seized […]
Four Saskatchewan family members died in murder-suicide, RCMP say

Four Saskatchewan family members died in murder-suicide, RCMP say

Mar 29, 2024 | 8:11am
RCMP say a man killed three family members and then himself in a rural Saskatchewan home on the weekend. A 67-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman, along with their 30-year-old son, were killed on the property near Neudorf, about 130 kilometres east of Regina, Mounties said in a news release Thursday. The fourth person found […]
Man arrested for sexual assault in Estevan

Man arrested for sexual assault in Estevan

Mar 28, 2024 | 10:31am
The Estevan Police Service members dealt with reports of sexual assault, dog bite, scam and more on Wednesday. An Estevan man was arrested and charged with sexual assault on March 27. He was released with conditions and a court date in May. Police received a report of a man who was bitten by a dog […]
Four people found dead in Neudorf are from the same family: RCMP

Four people found dead in Neudorf are from the same family: RCMP

Mar 26, 2024 | 2:30pm
There are precious few details coming out of the community of Neudorf, after the discovery of four bodies in a home on Monday. The RCMP say they appear to be a mom and dad, and their two adult children who died. Police are not releasing any more details other than there does not appear to […]
Elite policing units putting a dent in province’s surging crime

Elite policing units putting a dent in province’s surging crime

Mar 25, 2024 | 1:49pm
Amidst a surge in criminal activity across Saskatchewan, specialized law enforcement units are stepping up to tackle the challenge. Consisting of highly-trained officers, the Crime Reduction Team (CRT), Trafficking Response Teams (STRT), and the RCMP Warrant Enforcement and Suppression Team (WEST), have made significant strides to curb the escalating crime rates. “Because of these teams, there […]
Canada evacuating vulnerable Canadian citizens out of Haiti: Joly

Canada evacuating vulnerable Canadian citizens out of Haiti: Joly

Mar 25, 2024 | 1:18pm
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says Canada is airlifting vulnerable Canadians out of Haiti by helicopter to the Dominican Republic as conditions continue to deteriorate.  Haiti has been in a profound security crisis since mid-2021, when gangs took control of key infrastructure and started violent turf wars that have led to a collapse of most […]
Behind the Headlines: Deconstructing the Crime Severity Index

Behind the Headlines: Deconstructing the Crime Severity Index

Mar 21, 2024 | 11:01am
 Is there any weight to the claims various municipalities alongside the City of North Battleford have made against the Crime Severity Index (CSI)? Tarah Hodgkinson, an assistant professor of criminology at Wilfried Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont. — who ran the City of North Battleford’s original public safety survey — thinks so, to a degree. […]
Saskatchewan sex offender who fled to U.S. with children gets four-plus years in jail

Saskatchewan sex offender who fled to U.S. with children gets four-plus years in jail

Mar 18, 2024 | 10:53am
A convicted sex offender living in Saskatchewan who cut through a fence to drive across the Canada-U.S. border with two children and their mother has been sentenced to more than four years in prison in the United States. Benjamin Martin Moore was sentenced last Friday to a 52-month term in South Dakota Court after previously […]
Saskatchewan chief wants meeting with Ottawa after mass killer report

Saskatchewan chief wants meeting with Ottawa after mass killer report

Mar 14, 2024 | 8:53am
A First Nations chief in Saskatchewan says his community needs a seat at the table after a probe into the release of a mass killer failed to include members’ input.   A joint investigation by the Correctional Service of Canada and the Parole Board of Canada into the statutory release of Myles Sanderson was made public Tuesday.  […]