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‘We still need help’: La Loche leader on mental counselling

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
May 9, 2018 - 2:53pm

As she sentenced the man who killed four people and injured seven others in La Loche in 2016, Judge Janet McIvor criticized the provincial and federal governments for not doing enough to help the northern community.

“They have been abandoned. They have been let down,” she said.

An RCMP officer guards the entrance to the provincial court building in La Loche, Sask. on Feb. 23, 2018.
An RCMP officer guards the entrance to the provincial court building in La Loche, Sask. on Feb. 23, 2018. Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff

La Loche survivor upset over media lockout at sentencing

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
February 26, 2018 - 4:04pm

A survivor of the 2016 La Loche school shooting is voicing frustration over media being locked out of a courthouse in the community for the sentencing of her attacker.

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.

A grain pile and the remains of a farm building burn just south of Burstall, Sask. on Oct. 18, 2017.
A grain pile and the remains of a farm building burn just south of Burstall, Sask. on Oct. 18, 2017. Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff

Ranchers not getting provincial help on wildfire costs: SARM

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
October 31, 2017 - 5:55pm

The organization representing Saskatchewan’s rural municipalities is challenging the province to do more to help those affected by Oct. 17 wildfires near Burstall, Empress and Tompkins.

Brydon Whitstone posted photos on social media showing "W" and "Outlaws" tattoos along with comments related to the Saskatchewan gang under an alias.
Brydon Whitstone posted photos on social media showing "W" and "Outlaws" tattoos along with comments related to the Saskatchewan gang under an alias. Facebook/Ozcar Bryce Whitstone

Possible gang ties for man killed in RCMP shooting

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
October 25, 2017 - 11:04am

The man shot dead by RCMP in North Battleford on Saturday may have had connections to a prominent Saskatchewan gang.

Brydon Whitstone, 22, died en route to hospital on Oct. 21 after being chased by police and ramming an RCMP cruiser in a residential neighbourhood.

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