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Lisa Joy

Lisa Joy

Lisa Joy is an international and national award-winning journalist who has been in the industry for more than three decades.
She has worked as an editor and reporter in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan.
She is originally from B.C., and in her spare time enjoys the outdoors and reading true crime. She was also a licensed private investigator in Alberta.
Lisa covers the crime and court beat in Central and Northern Saskatchewan for SASKTODAY.ca.

Email
ljoy@glaciermedia.ca

Recent Work by Lisa

If granted bail, Quewezance sisters can go home after 30 years

If granted bail, Quewezance sisters can go home after 30 years

The sisters' cousin – who was a youth at the time – has repeatedly admitted that he is the one who killed Kamsack-area farmer Anthony Joseph Dolff.
Investigate Indigenous man's death in B.C. prison as hate crime, says advocate

Investigate Indigenous man's death in B.C. prison as hate crime, says advocate

Prisoner and Indigenous rights advocates allege that Kendal Campeau was abused by guards in prison before his death.
Journalist association slams Sask. attempt to 'muzzle' Saulteaux sisters

Journalist association slams Sask. attempt to 'muzzle' Saulteaux sisters

The Canadian Association of Journalists supports CBC and APTN fighting the publication ban that would prevent media from reporting on evidence at the hearing for sisters Nerissa and Odelia Quewezance. The Crown is also seeking to have the records sealed.
Video: Hear David Milgaard’s own words on his wrongful conviction

Video: Hear David Milgaard’s own words on his wrongful conviction

Right up to his death in May, David Milgaard maintained the inquiry into his wrongful conviction failed to expose what he believed was a cover-up.
Hours before death David Milgaard was advocating for prisoners

Hours before death David Milgaard was advocating for prisoners

Just hours before his death, David Milgaard was doing what he had done passionately, tirelessly, and with conviction since he was released from prison decades ago – he was advocating for prisoners.
Federal Court to hear challenge to Canada's COVID-19 vaccine requirement for travel

Federal Court to hear challenge to Canada's COVID-19 vaccine requirement for travel

Former Newfoundland Premier Brian Peckford — who is the only surviving drafter and signatory to the 1982 Constitution and Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms — is opposed to the federal government's travel ban
Petition to free Sask. Saulteaux sisters gains momentum

Petition to free Sask. Saulteaux sisters gains momentum

The petition to free Odelia and Nerissa Quewezance is trending in the criminal justice category on change.org
Bystanders tackle Sask. man after he allegedly racked handgun near SkyTrain station

Bystanders tackle Sask. man after he allegedly racked handgun near SkyTrain station

Bystanders in B.C. – including a convenience store owner - tackled 36-year-old Kevin Richard Petit of North Battleford to the ground after he allegedly racked a loaded handgun and was about to shoot
Lawyer seeks to reduce Quewezance sisters 3-decades old murder convictions to manslaughter

Lawyer seeks to reduce Quewezance sisters 3-decades old murder convictions to manslaughter

Odelia and Nerissa Quewezance have spent 29 years in prison for a murder they say they didn’t commit
Charges dropped against Saskatchewan man for landing his helicopter at ice cream shop

Charges dropped against Saskatchewan man for landing his helicopter at ice cream shop

A helicopter landed in a parking lot beside Dairy Queen blowing up dust and debris throughout the area
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