Day: April 10, 2017

Legislation passed to aid victims of violence

The provincial government introduced and passed legislation on Monday, April 10 to support individuals fleeing interpersonal violence and families of victims of crime. The Victims of Interpersonal Violence Act and The Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 will be amended to allow…

Contraband tobacco seized by police

At approximately 8 p.m. on April 8, 2017, Yorkton Municipal RCMP responded to a call for assistance from CN Rail Police regarding a traffic stop in the City of Yorkton and subsequent seizure of illegal tobacco products. RCMP seized approximately…

Dalmeny students mark centennial of Vimy Ridge

One hundred years ago, Canadian soldiers overcame unbelievable odds to win a decisive battle at Vimy Ridge. The four days of intense fighting, which began on Easter Monday, April 9, and ended on April 12, 1917, helped turn the tide…

Crime of the Week

This week we still need your help to identify two suspects responsible for yet another break and enter in the 1900 block of McKercher Dr. In the early morning of March 5, 2017 two males broke into a store by…

Municipalities oppose downloading by province

The Executive Committee from the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association is pushing the provincial government to engage in meaningful consultation with the province’s more than 440 hometowns left reeling by the significant cuts and downloading delivered in the provincial budget. At…

School division faces budget shortfall

Despite a projected shortfall of $4.5 million in its 2017-18 budget, Prairie Spirit School Division (PSSD) officials are confident they can come up with a balanced budget that won’t negatively impact class supports. In a letter this week to PSSD…