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According to RCMP, the property crime rate has jumped 18 per cent in the central part of Saskatchewan since 2011.
According to RCMP, the property crime rate has jumped 18 per cent in the central part of Saskatchewan since 2011. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sask. RCMP boost staffing amid property crime spike

By CKOM News Staff
March 31, 2017 - 3:41pm

RCMP are confirming what many have been saying all along – crime is up in parts of rural Saskatchewan.

According to police, property crime rates have jumped 18 per cent over the past six years in the central part of the province.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau toured Saskatchewan PolyTechnic with students during a visit to Saskatoon on March 29.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau toured Saskatchewan PolyTechnic with students during a visit to Saskatoon on March 29. JT Marshall/CKOM News staff

Trudeau tours Sask. Polytechnic to tout skills training investment

By JT Marshall/CKOM News Staff
March 30, 2017 - 6:39am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made his second stop in Saskatoon in the last four months on Wednesday to tour trade programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

Saskatoon-University MP Brad Trost is standing by comments made by a campaign spokesperson toward gay people on March 28, 2017.
Saskatoon-University MP Brad Trost is standing by comments made by a campaign spokesperson toward gay people on March 28, 2017. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sask. MP draws national attention for views on gay people

By CKOM News Staff
March 29, 2017 - 5:08pm

A Saskatoon MP – and Conservative Party leadership hopeful – will not apologize for his views on gay people.

Brad Trost, member for Saskatoon-University, told BuzzFeed he stands by the comments made on his behalf in a campaign video released Tuesday.

North Battleford Mayor Ryan Bater, along with city council, will have a tough conversation to make in the near future regarding how to make up for the $500,000 it will cost now that construction will be charged PST.
North Battleford Mayor Ryan Bater, along with city council, will have a tough conversation to make in the near future regarding how to make up for the $500,000 it will cost now that construction will be charged PST. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

PST on construction could have a $500,000 effect on N.B.

By Greg Higgins
March 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

With PST now being charged on construction, North Battleford could have to pay an additional $500,000 which wasn’t budgeted for.

Bobby Cameron, right, with his son Dreyden, 10, at Saulteaux First Nation's new recreation centre, last Friday. A number of area First Nations received funding from the federal government to help with their recreation projects.
Bobby Cameron, right, with his son Dreyden, 10, at Saulteaux First Nation's new recreation centre, last Friday. A number of area First Nations received funding from the federal government to help with their recreation projects. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local First Nations benefit from federal recreation funding

By Angela Brown
March 16, 2017 - 4:34pm

A number of local First Nations are benefiting from recreational funding they recently received from the federal government.

Cameron Fraser reads the letter from Colonialism No More to MP Ralph Goodale on March 1.
Cameron Fraser reads the letter from Colonialism No More to MP Ralph Goodale on March 1. Britton Gray/ CJME News Staff

Regina citizens show support for prisoners after P.A. prison riot

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
March 2, 2017 - 6:50am

"What do we want?”

“Justice!”

“When do we want it?”

“Now!”

This was the chant used by a group of people protesting for the rights of the prisoners in the Saskatchewan Federal Penitentiary.

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