Regina man facing child pornography charges

A Regina man is facing several charges after allegedly being found in possession of child pornography. On Nov. 15, the Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Regina. Officials say child pornography was located…

‘I’m impressed’: Sask. police see little change since cannabis legalization

It’s been a year to the day since the legalization of cannabis in Canada and in Saskatchewan, not much has changed. “I’m impressed. Generally, I think our police service has seen that people have been responsible with the use of…

Crown appealing Mac’s murderer Colton Steinhauer’s concurrent sentences

The Crown is appealing the sentences imposed on Colton Steinhauer — one of the men who killed two Edmonton Mac’s Convenience Store store clerks during robberies in December 2015. On Sept. 6, Steinhauer was handed to two concurrent (at the…

Quebec judge invalidates parts of provincial, federal laws for medical aid in dying

The two Quebecers suffering from incurable degenerative diseases who challenged the Quebec and Canadian laws for medical assistance in dying have won their case. In a highly anticipated 187-page ruling on Wednesday, the Quebec Superior Court overturned the “reasonably foreseeable…

Liberal justice minister ‘committed’ to criminalizing conversion therapy, says Edmonton MP

Attendees at a government roundtable in Edmonton on Thursday were assured that Ottawa is still exploring the possibility of making conversion therapy a Criminal Code offence. Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault, a special adviser to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on…

Edmonton group part of province-wide survey on hate crime

A new survey is up and running, with the goal of providing insight into how many Albertans have been the target of hate crime. Once the data is compiled, support groups will create a provincial response. The Response Model is…