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Vigil planned tonight at home arena of Humboldt Broncos, Trudeau to attend

By Canadian Press
April 8, 2018 - 12:58pm Updated: April 8, 2018 - 1:28pm

The community of Humboldt, Sask., will gather tonight to mourn at the home arena of the Broncos junior hockey team following a crash that killed 15 people.

Fourteen people were also injured when the team bus collided with a tractor trailer at a highway intersection on Friday.

The Roughriders claimed an 18-17 victory over Ottawa Friday after a major comeback in the second half.`
The Roughriders claimed an 18-17 victory over Ottawa Friday after a major comeback in the second half.` Twitter/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roughriders storm back from 17-point deficit to down Redblacks 18-17

By Canadian Press
September 30, 2017 - 8:56am

Josh Bartel kicked a 41-yard punt single with just over two minutes to play as the Saskatchewan Roughriders rallied past the Ottawa Redblacks 18-17 on Friday.

Bartel’s game-winning point completed an 18-point comeback by Saskatchewan.

The federal public safety minister says the plan to legalize recreational marijuana does not include a general amnesty for past pot convictions.
The federal public safety minister says the plan to legalize recreational marijuana does not include a general amnesty for past pot convictions. file photo/BattlefordsNOW staff

No plan for pot-conviction amnesty amid legalization move, Liberals say

By Canadian Press
April 17, 2017 - 1:02pm

The federal public safety minister says the plan to legalize recreational marijuana does not include a general amnesty for past pot convictions.

Ralph Goodale tells The Canadian Press not to expect a blanket pardon for people with records for possessing small amounts of the drug.

Colten Boushie, 22, died after a shooting on a farm near Cando, Sask. Gerald Stanley, 55, has been charged with second-degree murder in his death.
Colten Boushie, 22, died after a shooting on a farm near Cando, Sask. Gerald Stanley, 55, has been charged with second-degree murder in his death. Facebook/Colten Boushie

RCMP investigating hate speech sparked by Colten Boushie case

By Canadian Press
April 6, 2017 - 12:48pm

RCMP say they're looking into laying hate-speech charges over racist comments made online about the Colten Boushie case.

RCMP say that Mounties have "looked into a number of instances of potential hate crimes" over the last few months in Saskatchewan.

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