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Derek Whisenand, suspect in Texas murder, to remain detained in Halifax

HALIFAX — An Immigration and Refugee Board member has ruled that an American fugitive wanted for murder in Texas will remain in detention for another 30 days in Halifax, while imposing a wide publication ban on further details of his case.
Liberals defends $4M transfer from operating budget amid veterans' backlog fury

Liberals defends $4M transfer from operating budget amid veterans' backlog fury

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is defending its decision to take more than $4.

Kugluktuk woman survives double lung transplant

Millie Kuliktana was told she only had three months to live due to a rare lung condition. Now, 10 years and one double lung transplant later, she continues to stay positive into her recovery.

Calgary man charged with murder of Saskatchewan resident denied bail

A Calgary man charged with the murder of a Saskatchewan man was denied bail in Calgary provincial court Feb. 10. Fayiah Victor Braima, 23, was arrested Feb.

Nakimayuq premiers at Dead North

Sarah Jancke and Ipeelie Ootoova of Cambridge Bay, in collaboration with the Dead North Film Festival, have produced a horror film called Nakimayuq.

Loon Lake man accused of making child porn remains in custody

A Loon Lake man charged with numerous child luring offences remains in custody after appearing in Saskatoon provincial court Jan. 23.

Smockum found guilty of attempted murder

Warning: Some may find the images and details in this story disturbing. A jury found Cory Smockum, 38, guilty of attempted murder on Feb. 8 after a five-day trial in Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench.

Ulu workshops for public

Valter Botelho-Resendes, owner of Aaliak Consulting, in collaboration with the Department of Healthy Living in Cambridge Bay put on a workshop that ran from Feb. 17 to 21.

Woman charged with allegedly trying to run over RCMP officer granted bail

A woman charged with assaulting an RCMP officer and numerous weapons offences has been released from custody. Jolene Nicole Sinclair, 35, was granted bail Feb.12 in Meadow Lake Provincial Court.

Inmate dies in custody at Saskatchewan Penitentiary

Another inmate has died at Saskatchewan Penitentiary. On March 9, Curtis McKenzie died while in custody.