Spencer Sterritt

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FSIN vice-chief Bob Merasty speaking about First Nations suicides
FSIN vice-chief Bob Merasty speaking about First Nations suicides Submitted photo/Mervin Brass

FSIN says youth suicides tied to loss of spirit

By Spencer Sterritt
April 11, 2016 - 4:43pm

The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) believes there immediately needs to be a culturally responsive action plan to curb the recent spate of suicides.

The FSIN executive responding to the declared state of emergency on the Attawapiskat First Nation,

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.

Roger Byer’s family and the investigator on his case leaving Prince Albert’s Court of Queen’s Bench
Roger Byer’s family and the investigator on his case leaving Prince Albert’s Court of Queen’s Bench Spencer Sterritt, paNOW Staff

2010 murder trial takes dramatic turn as accused testifies

By Spencer Sterritt
January 28, 2016 - 8:51am

The final day in the trial of Daniel Smith took a dramatic turn at Prince Albert’s Court of Queen’s Bench Wednesday, Jan. 27.

Smith, who is charged with the second degree murder of Roger Byer in 2010, took the stand to defend himself.

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