Premier Brad Wall wants Canada to slow on Syrian refugee intake, ensure safety Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall wants Canada to suspend the current plan to bring 25,000 more Syrian refugees into the country. The promise to up Canada’s refugee intake by the end of the year was made by Justin Trudeau during the federal election campaign. Now Wall has penned a letter to the new prime minister, asking […]
Questions remain after Prentice grounds Alberta’s fleet Alberta’s taxpayer-funded fleet will be grounded by early December, a government source says, but it may be much longer before the actual costs of the move are known. The decision to scrap Alberta’s controversial taxpayer-funded fleet came on Sept. 16, shortly after Jim Prentice was sworn in as premier. Since then, the fleet hasn’t been used by government ministers, only civil servants under a revised approval process.
Saskatoon police insist 'charges were appropriate' against marijuana compassion club After being called “nothing short of shameless and gutless” for arresting four people connected to the Saskatchewan Compassion Club, Saskatoon police say the investigation into the marijuana dispensary was simply “treated as all drug investigations are.” The police service on Tuesday issued a 531-word release that it said was “an attempt to clarify public statements,” adding that “no further comment will be […]