Crime & Courts

Sometime early Saturday morning, a van loaded with Christmas presents was stolen from a residence on Sherman Drive.
Sometime early Saturday morning, a van loaded with Christmas presents was stolen from a residence on Sherman Drive. submitted photo/Marlene Brown

Grinch steals P.A. woman's van full of Christmas gifts

By Nigel Maxwell
December 12, 2017 - 5:00pm

Marlene Brown, who lives near the Carlton Park apartments, said she was shocked Saturday morning when she was told by her young son that her van was missing.

That same van was locked and parked in her driveway the night before.

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

PM Justin Trudeau urged everyone to get out and vote at Thursday's meet and greet in North Battleford.
PM Justin Trudeau urged everyone to get out and vote at Thursday's meet and greet in North Battleford. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

PM Trudeau visits North Battleford for meet and greet rally

By Angela Brown
December 7, 2017 - 11:31pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited North Battleford Thursday for a brief meet and greet, and to show his support for Larry Ingram - the local Liberal candidate in the upcoming Battlefords-Lloydminster byelection. 

About 900 people packed the Dekker Centre to attend the event.

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.

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