Taylor MacPherson

Advocates say it is often difficult and confusing to make a sexual harassment complaint, because while several agencies deal with the issue, there is no one central authority.
Advocates say it is often difficult and confusing to make a sexual harassment complaint, because while several agencies deal with the issue, there is no one central authority. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Women’s advocates want simpler process for harassment complaints

By Taylor MacPherson
December 8, 2017 - 12:00pm

The recent high-profile cases of celebrity sexual harassment could empower more victims to come forward, but two local advocates said governments could be doing more to make the process easier for victims

Victims of violence in Saskatchewan will now have access to 10 days' protected leave, in order to access services, relocate or attend court.
Victims of violence in Saskatchewan will now have access to 10 days' protected leave, in order to access services, relocate or attend court. File photo/paNOW Staff

Saskatchewan offers protected leave to violence victims

By Taylor MacPherson
December 7, 2017 - 2:00pm

Victims in Saskatchewan will no longer need to worry about their job security when fleeing domestic violence, seeking support services or medical treatment, or attending court.

The family of Jared Merasty gathered outside Prince Albert's Provincial Court during a previous appearance by Merasty's accused killer Oct. 18.
The family of Jared Merasty gathered outside Prince Albert's Provincial Court during a previous appearance by Merasty's accused killer Oct. 18. Taylor MacPherson/paNOW Staff

Merasty family frustrated by slow-moving murder case

By Taylor MacPherson
December 6, 2017 - 2:00pm

The family of 19-year-old homicide victim Jared Philip Merasty filled a Prince Albert courtroom once again this morning for an appearance by Merasty’s accused killer.

There have been no clear answers on what will happen to people facing a possession charge when the legalization deadline hits, according to local advocate Jamie Novotny.
There have been no clear answers on what will happen to people facing a possession charge when the legalization deadline hits, according to local advocate Jamie Novotny. File photo/paNOW Staff

Possession charges could cause problems after pot legalization: Advocate

By Taylor MacPherson
December 6, 2017 - 10:00am

With Canada set to legalize recreational marijuana this summer, one still unanswered question is what will happen to the Canadians who are charged with possession, but appear in court after Jul

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