Saskatchewan News

Indigenous fisherman found guilty of illegally selling $90 of fish after year-long sting

CBC Saskatchewan - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 14:18
A northern Saskatchewan man has been found guilty of illegally selling fish after a prolonged sting operation by conservation officers.
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High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

News Talk 650 CKOM - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 14:16
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration can go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. The high court split 5-4 in allowing the plan to tak

B.C. Greens won’t support Lenz, James return to legislature in wake of report

News Talk 650 CKOM - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 14:14
VICTORIA - British Columbia’s Green party will not support the return to the legislature of the suspended clerk and sergeant-at-arms in the wake of a report by Speaker Darryl Plecas alleging spending misconduct. Andrew Weaver say

‘Canada made him our problem,’ U.S. prosecutor says of deported sex predator

Metro - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 14:07
The Canadian parole board authorized the release and deportation of William Shrubsall in November, saying he would “face many more years” of incarceration in Niagara County, New York.
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Cannabis-carrying border crossers could be hit with fines under coming system

CTV Regina - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 14:02
Travellers caught sneaking small amounts of marijuana into Canada could soon be required to pay fines.

Cannabis-carrying border crossers could be hit with fines under coming system

News Talk 650 CKOM - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:58
OTTAWA - Travellers caught sneaking small amounts of marijuana into Canada could soon be required to pay fines. Although stiff criminal penalties will remain on the books, the federal border agency is developing administrative sanction

Oaths on eagle feathers to be allowed in Manitoba RCMP detachments

Metro - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:51
Victims, witnesses and suspects until now have had the option to swear on a Bible or make an affirmation before giving a statement.
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Triple killer Dellen Millard appeals conviction and sentence for father’s murder

Metro - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:49
Millard was found guilty in September of murdering his dad, Wayne Millard, whose death in 2012 was initially ruled a suicide.
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Firing of Lac-Megantic engineer ruled illegal, but he won’t be returning to work

Metro - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:44
Thomas Harding returned to work for Central Maine and Quebec Railway, which took over from the defunct Montreal Maine & Atlantic that operated the line at the time of the derailment.
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Canada Food Guide quick facts: What’s in, what’s out and new lifestyle tips

News Talk 650 CKOM - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:44
OTTAWA - Canada Food Guide quick facts Health Canada has updated its advice for Canadians to help them eat better and develop healthier food habits. What’s new: – Recommends eating plenty of veg

Gunmen stole valuables, money during Canadian’s kidnapping, says Burkina Faso official

Metro - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:41
Woodman, who worked for Vancouver-based Progress Minerals Inc., was found dead last Wednesday in Oudalan province, in the northern Sahel region.
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Canadians pressed into service after deadly attack on UN base in Mali

Metro - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:41
Military spokesperson Capt. Christopher Daniel says five Canadian helicopters were scrambled after the attack, including two large Chinooks, which are configured as flying hospitals, and three smaller Griffon escorts.
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‘Canada made him our problem,’ U.S. prosecutor says of deported sex predator

News Talk 650 CKOM - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:38
A convicted killer and sexual predator who could have spent his life in Canadian prison is instead back in the United States today, with an American prosecutor questioning the National Parole Board’s logic in sending him her way. The

Liberals looking to make home-buying more affordable for millennials, says Morneau

Metro - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:30
Morneau said that the Liberal government has focused on three housing-related issues since coming to office: Canada’s shortage of affordable housing, a run-up in real-estate prices in some markets and ensuring millennials can afford homes.
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Singer who won rights case against comedian exits social media following threats

Metro - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:26
Jeremy Gabriel won a human rights case against comedian Mike Ward in 2016, arguing that a joke mocking his disability had amounted to discrimination.
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