Federal Politics

Environment Minister Dustin Duncan, Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan announce the court challenge against a federal carbon tax April 25, 2018.
Environment Minister Dustin Duncan, Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan announce the court challenge against a federal carbon tax April 25, 2018. Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff

Sask. launches carbon tax challenge in court

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 25, 2018 - 1:53pm

Saskatchewan’s fight against the federal carbon tax has advanced to the next round.

The government has launched a constitutional reference case in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to challenge the federal government’s ability to impose its tax on the province.

Corey O'Soup, the Saskatchewan Child and Youth Advocate, released his annual report on April 24, 2018.
Corey O'Soup, the Saskatchewan Child and Youth Advocate, released his annual report on April 24, 2018. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Child and Youth Advocate highlights successes and challenges in annual report

By Bryan Eneas
April 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

The 2018 Saskatchewan Youth Child Advocate report was released this week, highlighting some of the struggles and successes seen in the province over the past year.

North Battleford plans to treat consumption of cannabis like liquor, prohibiting it from public areas.
North Battleford plans to treat consumption of cannabis like liquor, prohibiting it from public areas. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Public cannabis consumption could be prohibited in North Battleford

By Greg Higgins
April 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

As official legalization of cannabis in Canada draws closer, North Battleford is deciding where exactly the substance can be consumed and according to the city manager, the rules will likely mirror alcohol consumption.

Counsel representing the respondents in the case alleging Red Pheasant Chief and council of corruption, had their argument heard in court Thursday, Lawyers tried to discredit the applicants argument by questioning the character of those who swore affidavits against the band council.
Counsel representing the respondents in the case alleging Red Pheasant Chief and council of corruption, had their argument heard in court Thursday, Lawyers tried to discredit the applicants argument by questioning the character of those who swore affidavits against the band council. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Lawyers representing Red Pheasant council attempt to discredit applicants

By Greg Higgins
April 6, 2018 - 8:21am Updated: April 6, 2018 - 1:35pm

Lawyers representing Red Pheasant Chief and council had their turn in court yesterday as they tried to disprove allegations of corruption during the last election by discrediting the applicant’s evidence.

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