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Police called to industrial accident at Regina business find one dead, one injured

Police called to industrial accident at Regina business find one dead, one injured

REGINA — Police say they are investigating a sudden death after responding to an industrial accident at a Regina business. Police say officers were called to the business in the city’s northeast, where they found one adult dead and another injured.
National chief calls on Ottawa to resume policing talks after mass stabbing inquest

National chief calls on Ottawa to resume policing talks after mass stabbing inquest

SASKATOON — The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says a coroner's inquest into a mass killing in Saskatchewan shows Ottawa must return to the table to negotiate long-promised legislation declaring Indigenous policing an essential servi
'A lot at risk': Child advocate suggests collaboration to address youth mental health

'A lot at risk': Child advocate suggests collaboration to address youth mental health

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has yet to tackle systemic causes of youth suicide and addictions despite attempting to address dozens of recommendations put forth by the province's child and youth advocate, a report from her office suggests.
Manitoba government boosts school funding, leaves door open to tax increases

Manitoba government boosts school funding, leaves door open to tax increases

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is increasing operating support for public school divisions by an average of 3.4 per cent and leaving the door open to having divisions raise local taxes.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-sign Nick, Noah Hallett to extensions

Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-sign Nick, Noah Hallett to extensions

WINNIPEG — Canadian defensive backs Nick and Noah Hallett agreed to terms on contract extensions with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday. The brothers were eligible to become free agents Feb. 13.
Family, police looking for information after 25-year-old woman's body found

Family, police looking for information after 25-year-old woman's body found

Family of 25-year-old Tristin Jobb say she was a smart, capable young woman. Jobb's body was found at Phantom Lake Golf Course last week - and those same family members are demanding answers.
RCMP call off boat, aerial search for missing Saskatchewan boy after two months

RCMP call off boat, aerial search for missing Saskatchewan boy after two months

RED EARTH CREE NATION — RCMP have suspended their aerial and boat search for a missing five-year-old boy in northern Saskatchewan after more than two months. Frank Young went missing on the Red Earth Cree Nation on April 19.
Manitoba lifts public indoor mask mandate, northern travel restriction, few health orders remain

Manitoba lifts public indoor mask mandate, northern travel restriction, few health orders remain

The clock has struck midnight (well, 12:01 a.m.) for most of Manitoba’s remaining COVID-19 public health orders.
Manitoba opens winter road system, but opening delayed for Pukatawagan ice road

Manitoba opens winter road system, but opening delayed for Pukatawagan ice road

Most of Manitoba’s winter road system is up and running for this season - except, it appears, for the road to Pukatawagan.
New Manitoba health orders affect capacity limits, isolation calls; masks, vaccine cards gone next month

New Manitoba health orders affect capacity limits, isolation calls; masks, vaccine cards gone next month

Manitoba has announced plans to speed up its easing of public health orders, with most capacity limits going bye-bye next week, along with orders for close contacts to isolate.
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