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By The Canadian Press MONTREAL — A Quebec man was found guilty Monday of attempting to leave the country to participate in activities of a terrorist group — becoming just one of a few Canadians convicted of a charge that carries a maximum 10-year sentence. In handing down his ruling, Quebec court Judge Serge Delisle said Ismael Habib's version of events lacked credibility. "Did Ismael Habib intend to participate in or knowingly contribute to a terrorist activity?," Delisle wrote in a 15-pag…
06.19 / 22:05
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Human Rights Watch Canada and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations are calling for Saskatchewan police to change their ways after the release of a report detailing alleged abuses by officers in the province. The report details 64 cases of officers allegedly groping, strip-searching and physically assaulting Indigenous women as recently as 2016. New York-based Human Rights Watch wrote the report after visiting Saskatchewan last year, interviewing alleged victims and community…
06.19 / 22:05
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VANCOUVER — An assault charge against Vancouver Whitecaps defender Sheanon Williams in connection with an alleged domestic incident last week was stayed by the Crown on Monday. A spokesperson for the B.C. Prosecution Service confirmed in an email the case won't be pursued at this time, but the Crown does have one year to re-file charges. Major League Soccer said in a statement Friday that the 27-year-old Williams was arrested Thursday morning and suspended by the league, pending inve…
06.19 / 22:05
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OTTAWA — The Trudeau government appears to have given aerospace giant Boeing the cold shoulder in Paris — the latest sign that the Liberal government's plan to buy Super Hornet fighter jets could be on the rocks. Three cabinet ministers are in the French capital this week to promote Canada's aerospace sector and meet various companies at the Paris Air Show, one of the largest such exhibitions in the world. Those meetings included discussions with Lockheed Martin, which is hoping its F-35 st…
06.19 / 22:05
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OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee has released a unanimous report on indigenous suicide that says the federal government should support indigenous communities to ensure they have resources available after hours and on weekends. That is one of the 28 recommendations the all-party committee presented today. MPs on the indigenous affairs committee spoke outside of the House of Commons about their findings — work that flowed from a 2016 motion to examine and report on suicide among indigeno…
06.19 / 22:05
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By 650 CKOM Outstanding contributors to hockey in Canada were honoured in Saskatoon Monday. The city is hosting the 14th annual Hockey Canada Gala and Golf event running June 19-20. The Order of Hockey in Canada was awarded to several recipients as part of the prestigious annual fundraiser. Among the honourees– legendary NHL coach William “Scotty” Bowman. Bowman holds the record for most wins in league history, with 1,244 wins in the regular season and 223 in the Stanley Cup... // Read Full…
06.19 / 22:05
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By The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — A Canadian man accused of harassing his ex-wife in the United States was told by police she feared he would secretly cross the border and attack her, a British Columbia Supreme Court jury heard Monday. RCMP Const. Jean-Philippe Dupont presented parts of an interview he witnessed another officer conduct with Patrick Fox in July 2016. Fox was later charged with one count of criminal harassment involving his ex-wife, Desiree Capuano, who complained to police f…
06.19 / 22:05
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By The Canadian Press PARIS — A man on the radar of French authorities for extremism was killed Monday after ramming a car carrying arms and explosives into a police convoy on Paris' famed Champs-Elysees Avenue, setting off a fiery blast and a cloud of orange smoke, officials said. France's anti-terrorism prosecutor opened an investigation. Gendarmes jumped out of the vehicle, ran to the car, smashed its windows and pulled out the driver in an apparent attempt to save him, according to w…
06.19 / 22:05
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By The Canadian Press EDMONTON — A man convicted of sexually assaulting an indigenous woman whom the Crown had jailed and shackled to ensure her testimony has applied for legal records to try to discredit her as he seeks a mistrial. Lance David Blanchard was found guilty in December of aggravated sexual assault, kidnapping, unlawful confinement, possession of a weapon and making a death threat in the 2014 attack. The victim, a 28-year-old homeless woman, died in 2015 in an unrelated shooti…
06.19 / 22:05
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By Andy Labdon On May 31  a $1.3-million seeding rig rolled through Kelvington heading for the Kelvington Community Grow Project quarter, given by the Kelvington Agricultural Society, to begin seeding. Donated by Pattison Farm E…
06.19 / 22:05
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Meridian Development Corp. of Saskatoon was fined $40,000 for failing to ensure its workplace was sufficiently and competently…
06.19 / 20:24
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The Crown is asking for a 17-year sentence for a 27-year-old Saskatoon man who admits he directed the real-time sexual abuse of children in the Philippines over…
06.19 / 19:40
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A public inquest that was to start today into a teen's death at a secure custody youth facility in Saskatoon has been…
06.19 / 19:31
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While traditionally drag kings involved women stepping into the roles -- and clothes -- of their male counterparts, today it's not that…
06.19 / 19:10
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A man who pleaded guilty in connection with the death of Jared Bear has received two-and-a-half years for the…
06.19 / 18:56
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Summer kicks off with a cold front sliding through that'll stir up Saskatoon's weather forecast for the rest of the…
06.19 / 18:36
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Joshua Wilson, Johnathon Peepeetch, and Dennis Thompson are accused in Douglas’ death in 2…
06.19 / 18:25
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A human rights group says indigenous women in Saskatchewan have been subjected to violence, invasive strip searches and other mistreatment by…
06.19 / 17:41
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Our play tells the story of a mountaineer in the Pacific Northwest who, after falling from a great height, finds herself at a crossroads in a dusty, arid land far from where she fell. As she fends off the perils of this strange place, she discovers that she must make a deal with the…
06.19 / 17:08
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A nationwide shortage of yellow fever vaccines is forcing provincial health regions to ration their remaining…
06.19 / 17:07
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