Saskatchewan

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett in Saskatoon for pre-missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry discussions.
Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett in Saskatoon for pre-missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry discussions. Lasia Kretzel/CKOM News

'A lot of tears, a lot of anguish' Ministers meet with victim families for MMIW pre-inquiry

By Lasia Kretzel
February 10, 2016 - 6:53pm

Saskatoon families of missing and murdered indigenous women expressed concerns about an ongoing feeling that their lives have no value at a meeting with federal ministers Wednesday.

The northern village of La Loche favoured a local crime-prevention strategy over a province wide model.
The northern village of La Loche favoured a local crime-prevention strategy over a province wide model. Bryn Levy/CKOM staff

La Loche rejects crime-prevention strategy

By Spencer Sterritt
February 9, 2016 - 4:52pm Updated: February 10, 2016 - 9:46am

Several months before the shooting tragedy on Jan. 22, La Loche town leaders decided to reject a popular crime-prevention model designed in Prince Albert. But town officials insist they didn’t reject a crime-prevention strategy all together.

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