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According to the province, 21 people in Saskatchewan have had medical help ending their lives since the practice became legal in June 2016.
According to the province, 21 people in Saskatchewan have had medical help ending their lives since the practice became legal in June 2016. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Assisted death approaches first year of being legal in Sask.

By Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff
May 5, 2017 - 6:12pm

After nearly one year of legal assisted deaths in Saskatchewan, the province says at least 21 terminally ill people have had a doctor or nurse practicioner help end their lives.

Nikosis Jace Cantre was six weeks old when he died on July 3, 2016. A 16-year-old girl has since pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in his death.
Nikosis Jace Cantre was six weeks old when he died on July 3, 2016. A 16-year-old girl has since pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in his death. submitted photo

Teen who killed baby to be sentenced for escaping custody

By Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff
March 8, 2017 - 1:05pm

A 16-year-old girl who killed a baby last summer was in Saskatoon Provincial Court Wednesday.

The girl, who can't be named due to a court order, is to be sentenced in June for the second-degree murder of Nikosis Jace Cantre.

Rodney Wailing, 45, died after being found seriously injured in an Avenue I home on Jan. 11.
Rodney Wailing, 45, died after being found seriously injured in an Avenue I home on Jan. 11. Rodney Wailing/Facebook

Friend grieves for man reported murdered in Saskatoon

By Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff
January 17, 2017 - 12:17pm

A long-time friend is still trying to come to terms with the loss of a 45-year-old man allegedly murdered last week.

Rodney Wailing died on Jan. 11after being rushed to hospital from a home on Avenue I South.

Melina Torrence said she knew Wailing for more than 20 years.

Grand Chief Ron Michel of the Prince Albert Grand Council put out a call for youth to attend a special event in Prince Albert Dec. 5-6 to gather input on an ongoing crisis in Northern Saskatchewan.
Grand Chief Ron Michel of the Prince Albert Grand Council put out a call for youth to attend a special event in Prince Albert Dec. 5-6 to gather input on an ongoing crisis in Northern Saskatchewan. Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff

Chiefs call for youth input on Northern suicide crisis

By Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff
November 8, 2016 - 5:12pm

First Nations leadership is asking young people to tell them how to deal with a youth suicide crisis in Northern Saskatchewan.
 

Progress Alberta has released a database detailing corporate contributions to the Sask. Party between 2006 and 2015.
Progress Alberta has released a database detailing corporate contributions to the Sask. Party between 2006 and 2015. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Report criticizes Sask. Party for taking corporate donations from out-of-province

By Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff
November 2, 2016 - 6:06pm

An Alberta group is calling Saskatchewan the Wild West of Canadian campaign finance.
 
Progress Alberta released a database this week detailing corporate contributions to the Sask. Party between 2006 and 2015.
 

Closing arguments heard Oct. 24, 2016 in the murder trial of Frances Sugar in the 2014 death of her daughter Lindey.
Closing arguments heard Oct. 24, 2016 in the murder trial of Frances Sugar in the 2014 death of her daughter Lindey. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Closing arguments heard in Frances Sugar's murder trial in Saskatoon

By Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff
October 25, 2016 - 7:09am

Frances Sugar acted in self-defence when she stabbed her daughter Lindey in the course of a fight on the side of a road just south of Saskatoon, according to defence lawyer Kathy Hodgson-Smith.
 

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