Mandatory impaired driving laws to hit the roads before the holidays

Given the recent focus on drug-impaired driving with the legalization of recreational cannabis, new impaired driving laws, related to alcohol, have possibly fallen off your radar. Starting on Dec. 18, stricter drunk driving laws will come into effect. READ MORE:…

FSIN, Whitstone family want independent investigation into RCMP shooting death

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) and Brydon Whitstone’s family are calling for an independent investigation into the 22-year-old’s death. Whitstone was fatally shot by an RCMP officer in October 2017 following a brief police pursuit in North Battleford,…

Blood Tribe Youth Ranch rises from ashes: New facility opens almost 5 years after fire

It’s been almost five years since the Blood Tribe Youth Ranch in Standoff burned to the ground, taking with it much-needed treatment programs and services. “When the fire took place, it really devastated the whole community,” said Marcel Weasel Head,…