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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.

Preliminary hearing set for man charged with violent home invasion near Edam

A man charged in connection to a violent home invasion north of Edam in January 2018 appeared in North Battleford Provincial Court Jan. 31 via CCTV from Saskatoon Provincial Correctional Centre.

Pre-trial conference for Orthner set for March 27

Shayla-Ann Victoria Orthner, 28, waived her right for a preliminary hearing on first-degree murder and kidnapping charges in connection with the murder of Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere. Orthner appeared in North Battleford Provincial Court Jan.

Reapprehended prisoner who escaped custody makes court appearance

A recaptured prisoner who allegedly escaped custody after getting out of his restraints and dashing for freedom appeared in La Ronge provincial court Jan. 30 via CCTV.
New Brunswick government tables surplus budget amid political sabre rattling

New Brunswick government tables surplus budget amid political sabre rattling

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's governing Progressive Conservatives tabled a $10.2-billion budget Tuesday that could prove to be their undoing, given their tenuous minority in the legislature.
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