First Nations group wants Corrections Minister Christine Tell to resign

Dec 4, 2020 | 11:37am

The Congress of Aboriginals Peoples (CAP) is calling on the resignation of Saskatchewan’s Minister of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety Christine Tell. More than 100 inmates at Saskatoon Correctional Centre have tested positive for COVID-19. “Minister Tell has fumbled the ball in her role as minster responsible to Saskatchewan correctional facilities,” said National Vice-Chief Kim […]

No plans to release non-violent criminals according to Saskatchewan government

Mar 26, 2020 | 5:29pm

There are no plans at this point to release non-violent inmates from Saskatchewan’s correctional centres, the Regional Psychiatric Centre, provincial youth custodial centres or the Prince Albert Penitentiary. CUPE 1949, which represents Legal Aid employees, is urging the province and the federal government to do so because of concerns of overcrowding and the health risk […]