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(From left to right) Legal council Ron Maurice, Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation Chief Rick Gamble and FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron at the monetary award announcement on Dec. 27.
(From left to right) Legal council Ron Maurice, Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation Chief Rick Gamble and FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron at the monetary award announcement on Dec. 27. Chris Vandenbreekel/650 CKOM

Feds ordered to pay Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation $4.5M over Riel Rebellion

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
December 27, 2016 - 3:27pm

A 17-year-long legal battle has ended for Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation. 

The federal government will pay Beardy's & Okemasis $4.5 million in compensation stemming from the 1885 Riel Resistance, it was announce today, Dec. 27. 

Twenty-one regular routes and 11 school routes were cancelled Thursday afternoon after 12 drivers called in sick on Nov. 24, 2016.
Twenty-one regular routes and 11 school routes were cancelled Thursday afternoon after 12 drivers called in sick on Nov. 24, 2016. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sick calls lead to major transit disruptions in Saskatoon

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
November 25, 2016 - 10:27am

A higher number of drivers calling in sick lead to route cancellations and crowded buses in Saskatoon Thursday.
 
Saskatoon Transit Director Jim McDonald told reporters 12 drivers had called in sick, with nine of them calling after 6 a.m. Thursday morning.
 

RCMP Supt. Kris Vibe faced questions from the media yesterday about rural crime rates, but also RCMP staffing issues.
RCMP Supt. Kris Vibe faced questions from the media yesterday about rural crime rates, but also RCMP staffing issues. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Saskatchewan RCMP ask rural residents to put guns away, let police handle crime

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
September 30, 2016 - 7:22am

Saskatchewan RCMP are telling rural residents to lock up, put their guns away and allow the police to do their jobs.
 

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