People are calling for answers after news a Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation school employee was charged with multiple sexual offences. RCMP would like to remind the public of the sensitive nature of these crimes.
Blaine Taypotat outside Court of Queen's Bench in Saskatoon June 2015. A man who pled guilty to driving drunk when he hit and killed a Saskatchewan conservation officer will not get a shorter sentence. Blaine Taypotat was given a 9 ½ year jail sentence for killing a conservation officer on Highway 11 near Saskatoon in May 2013. He filed an appeal of his sentence, asking for a reduction to eight years but it was denied. Taypotat's lawyer, Josephine de Whytell argued the trial judge misapplied a sentencinFile photo/CKOM news