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Inmate dies in custody at Saskatchewan Penitentiary

Inmate dies in custody at Saskatchewan Penitentiary

Another inmate has died at Saskatchewan Penitentiary. On March 9, Curtis McKenzie died while in custody.
Lawyer recounts 'inhumane' treatment he says led to death

Lawyer recounts 'inhumane' treatment he says led to death

After being incarcerated in the maximum Saskatchewan Penitentiary in Prince Albert since June 2012, Christopher (Chris) Andrew Van Camp was finally released on parole April 24, 2017. Van Camp left Saskatchewan, returning home to Calgary.
Country food program helps feed the people of Kugluktuk

Country food program helps feed the people of Kugluktuk

The Kugluktuk Hunters and Trappers Organization runs a Country Food Program that is administered by the Government of Nunavut’s Department of Economic Development and Transportation.
Open water at Cambridge Bay’s Kingayok

Open water at Cambridge Bay’s Kingayok

A Cambridge Bay elder and hunter is warning travellers of open water at Kingayok, at the southeast corner of Victoria Island.
Quebec budget hikes spending to 'stimulate' economy amid global uncertainty

Quebec budget hikes spending to 'stimulate' economy amid global uncertainty

Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard is betting that big spending increases in the budget he tabled Tuesday will stimulate the provincial economy enough to ward off any economic damage resulting from the novel coronavirus.
Highlights of Quebec's 2020-21 budget

Highlights of Quebec's 2020-21 budget

QUEBEC — Finance Minister Eric Girard tabled the Coalition Avenir Quebec government's budget on Tuesday. Here are some highlights: — Balanced books for the sixth straight year in Quebec, with a forecast surplus of $2.
Impaired criminal charges, collision fatalities see increases

Impaired criminal charges, collision fatalities see increases

The Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) program – a provincial sobriety testing program – saw 16 criminal charges last year versus zero in 2018. Acting Sgt.
International travellers banned from New Brunswick schools for two weeks

International travellers banned from New Brunswick schools for two weeks

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's education minister has taken the unprecedented step of ordering all preschoolers and students travelling abroad to refrain from returning to school for two weeks in a bid to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Weapons-related calls increase for C-K police by 84% in 5 years

Weapons-related calls increase for C-K police by 84% in 5 years

Police responses to weapons related calls have been steadily increasing over the past five years. The Chatham-Kent Police Services released their 2019 Community Patrol Branch Report at Tuesday’s Board meeting.
Mother of murdered inmate gets answers at trial

Mother of murdered inmate gets answers at trial

The mother of an inmate who was murdered in his cell in Saskatchewan Penitentiary says she got answers about her son’s death during an eight-day trial, which was heard before a judge alone in Prince Albert’s Court of Queen’s Bench.