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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.

Richmond School District receives provincial funding

Richmond School District has received more than $1.2 million in maintenance funding from the provincial government. This year’s funding of $217.7 million across BC includes $12.

Spring Break offerings start Saturday

This weekend, most Richmond students will begin a two-week Spring Break. There are many event opportunities available through the city and its community partners, from full-day themed camps to one-day events.
Ethics watchdog dismisses conflict-of-interest allegation against ex-PCO boss

Ethics watchdog dismisses conflict-of-interest allegation against ex-PCO boss

OTTAWA — The federal ethics commissioner says there is no reason to believe former Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick broke the conflict-of-interest law during the SNC-Lavalin affair.

Discussion on importance of Black History Month

A brief chronology of Black History Month in Canada 1926: American Carter Woodson introduces “Negro History Week” 1950: The first Canadian celebration of Negro History Week happens in Toronto 1976: Black History Week, as it had been known in the 1970