Announcement coming about police watchdog in Sask.: minister

Saskatchewan’s justice minister says change is needed in police oversight in the province because the current model isn’t acceptable. Don Morgan said officials are sorting out details and an announcement will be coming about the future of an independent police…

4 arrested after year-long investigation into Winkler gun robbery

Four men are facing firearm trafficking charges after a year-long investigation into “a large number” of stolen weapons from a business in Winkler. On Nov. 27, 2018, thieves backed a stolen truck through the front of Dominion Outdoors. At the…

FSIN marks 15th anniversary of Stonechild report with oversight authority push

The 15th anniversary of the Neil Stonechild inquiry report was commemorated by the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) on Wednesday. The report was released in the case of the Indigenous teenager who froze to death in a snowy field…

Sask. looking at how other provinces handle police oversight

The Saskatchewan government is looking at how other provinces handle police oversight after years of being criticized for police policing police. It’s one of the only provinces without an independent civilian-led agency that investigates police actions that result in injury…

SGI not celebrating 3 traffic safety spotlight records

Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) says no one is celebrating three new records for traffic offences during a monthly safety blitz. The numbers for distracted driving, seatbelt, and speeding offences hit an all-time high in May for any traffic safety spotlight…

Sask. police issue 400 tickets to motorists who didn’t buckle up in February

Police from across Saskatchewan handed out 409 seatbelt and car seat tickets in February. It was part of last month’s traffic safety spotlight, which was focused on seeing if motorists were buckling up. READ MORE: New mandatory semi truck driver…

Sask. police lay 224 impaired driving offences in January

Once again, Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) chose impaired driving for their January traffic safety spotlight and police across the province reported 224 impaired driving offences last month. This includes 194 Criminal Code violations and 30 administrative roadside suspensions. In December…

February’s traffic spotlight focused on seatbelt safety

The Saskatchewan traffic safety spotlight for February is focused on seatbelts and car seats. Police across the province will look for people not wearing a seatbelt or wearing one improperly. READ MORE: Sask. police net hundreds of drivers with suspended/invalid…

Cannabis use rules for Saskatchewan law enforcement officers

October 10 2018 8:03pm As Canada gets ready to legalize cannabis on Oct. 17, rules for use by Saskatchewan law enforcement officers are being released. Meaghan Craig reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…