Federal Politics

Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck was the keynote speaker at this year's New North Northern Justice Symposium.
Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck was the keynote speaker at this year's New North Northern Justice Symposium. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Canadian Senator delivers keynote at Northern Justice Symposium

By Bryan Eneas
May 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

Dignitaries from across the province assembled in Prince Albert to discuss the justice system and initiatives that are benefitting Saskatchewan’s northern residents.

Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck kicked off the justice symposium, which is being held at Plaza 88 in Prince Albert between May 15 and 17. Her speech.....

The former correctional facility in Buffalo Narrows could be turned into an addictions treatment centre, if Mayor Bobby Woods and his fellow Councillors have their way.
The former correctional facility in Buffalo Narrows could be turned into an addictions treatment centre, if Mayor Bobby Woods and his fellow Councillors have their way. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Buffalo Narrows seeks to convert former correctional facility to treatment centre

By Bryan Eneas
April 26, 2018 - 5:00pm

In response to outcries from the community, a village is looking for a creative solution to tackle social issues in Northern Saskatchewan.

Buffalo Narrows Mayor Bobby Woods said he, his council and community members want to find a positive answer to the drug problems their northern village faces. He.....

Environment Minister Dustin Duncan, Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan announce the court challenge against a federal carbon tax April 25, 2018.
Environment Minister Dustin Duncan, Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan announce the court challenge against a federal carbon tax April 25, 2018. Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff

Sask. launches carbon tax challenge in court

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 25, 2018 - 1:54pm

Saskatchewan’s fight against the federal carbon tax has advanced to the next round.

The government has launched a constitutional reference case in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to challenge the federal government’s ability to impose its tax on the province.

The government is asking the court to answer.....

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Saskatchewan program offers free legal advice to victims of sexual violence

By paNOW Staff
April 24, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Saskatchewan government has launched a new program to provide free legal advice to victims of sexual violence.

Dubbed The Listen Project, the new initiative is hosted by Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan and funded by the Department of Justice Canada through the Federal Justice Victims Fund. Victims.....

Corey O'Soup, the Saskatchewan Child and Youth Advocate, released his annual report on April 24, 2018.
Corey O'Soup, the Saskatchewan Child and Youth Advocate, released his annual report on April 24, 2018. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Child and Youth Advocate highlights successes and challenges in annual report

By Bryan Eneas
April 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

The 2018 Saskatchewan Youth Child Advocate report was released this week, highlighting some of the struggles and successes seen in the province over the past year.

Saskatchewan’s Advocate for Children and Youth is an officer independent from the provincial or federal governments who lobbies, investigates and educates the public.....

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