Saskatchewan

Provincial Auditor of Saskatchewan Judy Ferguson releases Volume 2 of her 2017 report on Dec. 12, 2017.
Provincial Auditor of Saskatchewan Judy Ferguson releases Volume 2 of her 2017 report on Dec. 12, 2017. Kevin Martel/CKOM News Staff

Rehabilitation policies in place but not followed: auditor

By Kevin Martel/CKOM News Staff
December 13, 2017 - 6:05pm

The Ministry of Justice needs to improve upon following its own policies regarding progress reports on the rehabilitation of adult offenders according to the Provincial Auditor of Saskatchewan.

Rob Clarke announced his candidacy at an event in Saskatoon Nov. 15
Rob Clarke announced his candidacy at an event in Saskatoon Nov. 15 Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff

Rob Clarke withdraws from SaskParty leadership race

By Brandon Graziano
December 13, 2017 - 12:20pm

Rob Clarke has dropped-out of the running for the SaskParty leadership.

The late incoming candidate is now also the first to leave before party membership votes in January. Clarke said he will now put his support behind Ken Cheveldayoff.

Six-week-old baby Nikosis Jace Cantre was murdered in Saskatoon on July 3, 2016.
Six-week-old baby Nikosis Jace Cantre was murdered in Saskatoon on July 3, 2016. submitted photo/Cantre Family

Court hears details on mental health of teen who killed baby

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
December 12, 2017 - 6:01pm

The sentencing hearing continues this week for the teenager who brutally murdered six-week-old Nikosis Jace Cantre in July 2016.

A judge is weighing the evidence and will decide whether the now 18-year-old will be sentenced as a youth or an adult for the second-degree murder.

Victims of violence in Saskatchewan will now have access to 10 days' protected leave, in order to access services, relocate or attend court.
Victims of violence in Saskatchewan will now have access to 10 days' protected leave, in order to access services, relocate or attend court. File photo/paNOW Staff

Saskatchewan offers protected leave to violence victims

By Taylor MacPherson
December 7, 2017 - 2:00pm

Victims in Saskatchewan will no longer need to worry about their job security when fleeing domestic violence, seeking support services or medical treatment, or attending court.

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