Saskatchewan

Chronic Wasting Disease is a fatal disease which affects the nervous system of deer, elk, and in rarer cases, moose.
Chronic Wasting Disease is a fatal disease which affects the nervous system of deer, elk, and in rarer cases, moose. The Canadian Press

Chronic Wasting Disease samples, cases up across province

By Tyler Marr
February 11, 2018 - 1:25pm

While the presence of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) may be on the rise in Saskatchewan, increased communication efforts have also driven up the count of hunter-harvested head testing samples.

Alvin Baptiste is taking his perceived injustice in the verdict handed out in the Gerald Stanley murder trial to the provincial and federal governments in hopes the system can be corrected.
Alvin Baptiste is taking his perceived injustice in the verdict handed out in the Gerald Stanley murder trial to the provincial and federal governments in hopes the system can be corrected. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Strong words from Boushie's family at rally in N.B.

By Greg Higgins
February 10, 2018 - 4:32pm

Strong words were had by the family of Colten Boushie during a peaceful demonstration held by the #justiceforcolten movement at the North Battleford courthouse Saturday afternoon.

Colten Boushie's mother, Debbie Baptiste, centre, is helped out of the courtroom while sobbing after hearing the verdict.
Colten Boushie's mother, Debbie Baptiste, centre, is helped out of the courtroom while sobbing after hearing the verdict. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

'No justice served here today': Emotional reactions after Stanley trial verdict

By Angela Brown
February 10, 2018 - 9:37am Updated: February 10, 2018 - 4:37pm

Colten Boushie's family appeared devastated when they left the courthouse Friday after they learned the jury had acquitted Gerald Stanley in the 22-year-old's 2016 shooting death.

Ernest Monias, "the King of the North," wears blue glasses because his eyes are sensitive to light and glare. He said the look is catching on back home in Manitoba however, as he said he's seen young people sporting blue or purple tinted shades.
Ernest Monias, "the King of the North," wears blue glasses because his eyes are sensitive to light and glare. He said the look is catching on back home in Manitoba however, as he said he's seen young people sporting blue or purple tinted shades. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

A sit down with the 'King of the North'

By Bryan Eneas
February 10, 2018 - 8:32am Updated: February 10, 2018 - 9:37am

Born on Feb. 19, 1949, Ernest Monias began his musical journey at the ripe age of 13 when he learned to play the guitar.

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