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Inmates still being released from prison without identification

Many inmates don’t have health cards, identification and birth certificates when they’re released from prison, according to the Office of the Correctional Investigator’s Annual Report released Feb. 18.

Ontario court fines Saskatchewan residents for trafficking in bear parts

Four Saskatchewan residents and one Ontario resident have been convicted in Ontario for unlawfully buying and selling bear gall bladders and paws.

Sturgeon Lake - RCMP seize weapons, suspected opioids, arrest three

The Prince Albert RCMP Crime Reduction Team arrested a man and two women and seized a sawed-off shotgun, speargun and suspected opioids after raiding a home on the Sturgeon Lake First Nation Feb. 12.

P.A. - Second-degre murder suspect remains in custody

A 19-year-old man charged with second-degree murder, sexual assault and aggravated assault appeared in Prince Albert provincial court Feb. 14.
Canadian, U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft off Alaskan coast

Canadian, U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft off Alaskan coast

OTTAWA — U.S. and Canadian fighter jets have intercepted and escorted two Russian reconnaissance planes flying off the coast of Alaska, only days after Canada's top general described Russia as the greatest immediate threat to North America.

Preliminary hearing rescheduled for Sturgeon Lake man charged with manslaughter

A preliminary hearing for a man charged with manslaughter in the death of a 48-year-old man from Sturgeon Lake has been rescheduled. The preliminary hearing for Ryan Kyle Daniels, 40, also from Sturgeon Lake, is now set for Sept.

Crime Reduction Team overtly targets gang members

Gang violence is on the rise in Saskatchewan and the province’s highly-trained RCMP Crime Reduction Teams aim to reduce gang activity and make the province safer. The CRT units have the ability to react fast.

Hamlet northeast of Calgary safe for re-entry after truck-train crash

THREE HILLS, Alta. — Residents of a hamlet northeast of Calgary were being allowed to return to their homes Tuesday after crews cleared the site of a collision between a train and a propane truck.
MPs get few details from top parole officials on Quebec woman's murder

MPs get few details from top parole officials on Quebec woman's murder

OTTAWA — Seeking to understand the circumstances surrounding the murder of a 22-year-old Quebec woman at the hands of a violent offender out on day parole, federal MPs emerged with few firm answers as a committee began hearing testimony Tuesday.

No bail for woman charged with trying to run over RCMP officer - Meadow

A woman who allegedly assaulted an RCMP officer and then tried to run him over wasn’t granted bail at a hearing in Meadow Lake Provincial Court Feb. 6.
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