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Second complaint filed against Saskatchewan judge after sexual assault trial

Second complaint filed against Saskatchewan judge after sexual assault trial

REGINA — A second complaint has been filed against a Saskatchewan judge who recently heard a sexual assault trial for a former Regina doctor.
RCMP cancel alert about armed men in Saskatchewan, but still seek one suspect

RCMP cancel alert about armed men in Saskatchewan, but still seek one suspect

LA RONGE, Sask. — An RCMP public safety alert in northern Saskatchewan warning of dangerous people with firearms has been cancelled, although police say one of the suspects they were seeking is still at large and should not be approached.
"World lost a good person:" Parents warn of global sextortion targeting teens

"World lost a good person:" Parents warn of global sextortion targeting teens

PILOT MOUND, Man. — Daniel Lints was kind and responsible with a witty sense of humour. The rural Manitoba teenager had a bright future and loving family. He played hockey and was a constant visitor to the nearby community pool.
Outside police force to investigate death of man arrested in Saskatoon

Outside police force to investigate death of man arrested in Saskatoon

SASKATOON — Police in Saskatoon say they've asked an outside force to investigate after a man they arrested died while in an ambulance on the way to hospital.
Retired priest, 92, charged with assault in Manitoba residential school case

Retired priest, 92, charged with assault in Manitoba residential school case

WINNIPEG — A 92-year-old retired priest has been charged after a decade-long investigation into the Fort Alexander Residential School in Manitoba.
Manitoba announces $16 million more to hire aides, nurses for personal care homes

Manitoba announces $16 million more to hire aides, nurses for personal care homes

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has announced another $16 million to address shortages in personal care homes The Progressive Conservative government says the money will be used to recruit and hire 350 health-care aides and 72 nurses.
Saskatchewan offering monkeypox vaccines for close, high-risk contacts

Saskatchewan offering monkeypox vaccines for close, high-risk contacts

REGINA — Saskatchewan's Ministry of Health says vaccines against monkeypox will be offered to close, high-risk contacts of an infected person if cases are found in the province.

CP NewsAlert: Manitoba RCMP charge priest in residential school case

WINNIPEG — Manitoba RCMP say Arthur Masse, a 92-year-old priest, has been charged with indecent assault after a decade-long investigation into the Fort Alexander Residential School northeast of Winnipeg. More coming. The Canadian Press
Indecent assault charge laid in investigation into Manitoba residential school

Indecent assault charge laid in investigation into Manitoba residential school

WINNIPEG — A charge has been laid after a decade-long investigation into allegations of abuse at a residential school in Manitoba.

Fossil of new turtle species from 66 million years ago discovered in Saskatchewan

REGINA — A fossil of a new species of smooth-shelled turtle has been discovered in southwestern Saskatchewan. Paleontologist Ryan McKellar with the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in Regina says the turtle is about 66 million years old.