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Three people were arrested for human smuggling near the North Portal port of entry on April 15, 2017.
Three people were arrested for human smuggling near the North Portal port of entry on April 15, 2017. file photo/CJME News Staff

U.S. officials arrest 3 in Sask. human smuggling case

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 20, 2017 - 12:38pm

Three arrests have been made by U.S. Customs and Border Protection stemming from human smuggling along the Saskatchewan-North Dakota border.

Officials confirmed two Canadian citizens were arrested and one Nigerian.

RCMP Supt. Jennifer Ebert speaks at a news conference on the one-year anniversary of Mekayla's disappearance on April 12.
RCMP Supt. Jennifer Ebert speaks at a news conference on the one-year anniversary of Mekayla's disappearance on April 12. Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff

Mekayla Bali investigation frustrates RCMP despite efforts

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 13, 2017 - 10:57am

The RCMP appear no closer to knowing what happened to Mekayla Bali than investigators were the day she disappeared.

Despite 200 tips from the public about the Yorkton teen, her whereabouts after 1:45 p.m. that day are still unknown.

The federal government is expected to introduce legislation to legalize marijuana on April 13.
The federal government is expected to introduce legislation to legalize marijuana on April 13. file photo/CJME News Staff

Sask. government concerned over expected pot laws

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 13, 2017 - 7:03am

The federal government's highly anticipated pot plans are expected to be announced Thursday.

The legislation is expected to address the age requirements, who will be allowed to grow it and by how much as well the powers Ottawa will afford the provinces to deal with the drug.

The Saskatchewan Schools Boards Association are worried about government plans to control school division spending.
The Saskatchewan Schools Boards Association are worried about government plans to control school division spending. file photo/CJME News Staff

Sask. school boards concerned about losing independence

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 7, 2017 - 5:40pm

The Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA) is expressing concern that school boards are losing their autonomy.

It comes after Education Minister Don Morgan said he wouldn't approve the Regina Public Schools budget because of cuts to special needs programs. 

Regina Public Schools announces changes would be coming to three areas to make up for a $9.5 million budget shortfall on April 4, 2017.
Regina Public Schools announces changes would be coming to three areas to make up for a $9.5 million budget shortfall on April 4, 2017. file photo/CJME News Staff

Sask. education minister wants school division to take a second look at budget

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 5, 2017 - 5:33pm

The Minister of Education wants Regina Public Schools (RPS) to take a second look at its recent budget decisions.

In light of a $9.5 million budget shortfall, caused in part by the provincial budget, the school division recently announcedthree major changes.

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere makes the Regina Rocks Mosaic Stadium concert announcement on April 4.
Regina Mayor Michael Fougere makes the Regina Rocks Mosaic Stadium concert announcement on April 4. Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff

Bryan Adams to rock Mosaic Stadium at venue's first concert

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 4, 2017 - 12:29pm

Regina Rocks Mosaic Stadium has been announced as the second test event and first concert at the new stadium ahead of its official opening this summer.

Bryan Adams will headline the May 27 concert, which also features Our Lady Peace and Johnny Reid.

Saskatoon and Regina libraries have had their funding cut as a result of the provincial budget released on March 22, 2017.
Saskatoon and Regina libraries have had their funding cut as a result of the provincial budget released on March 22, 2017. file photo/CJME News Staff

Laid-off library workers make their voices heard at the Legislature

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 3, 2017 - 5:28pm

The anger felt by the cuts made in the provincial budget shows no sign of abating.

The six workers recently laid off from the Palliser Regional Library made their voices heard at the Legislature as they described what the cuts mean to the communities impacted.

Nadine Machiskinic, 29, died after falling down a laundry chute at Regina's Delta Hotel in January 2015.
Nadine Machiskinic, 29, died after falling down a laundry chute at Regina's Delta Hotel in January 2015. submitted photo

Inquest outcomes leaves more questions in Nadine Machiskinic's death

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
March 31, 2017 - 6:36am

After three-days of evidence the jury at the coroner's inquest have ruled Nadine Machiskinic's death undetermined.

Ultimately that means no one really knows what happened to the 29-year-old when she fell 10-storeys down the laundry chute at the Delta Hotel in January 2015.

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