Crime & Courts

Janine Dawatsare presented to the Northern Justice Symposium about the law day event, and other activities she's using in her community of Patuanak to educate youth and residents about the justice system.
Janine Dawatsare presented to the Northern Justice Symposium about the law day event, and other activities she's using in her community of Patuanak to educate youth and residents about the justice system. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Justice initiatives reduce youth court appearances to zero in Patuanak

By Bryan Eneas
May 17, 2018 - 8:00am

A community justice coordinator for the English River First Nation in Patuanak, some 400 kilometers North of Prince Albert, has set out to mak youth in her community aware of the justice system, and she brought about an interesting result.

Brennan Ahenakew was out with friends the night before his remains were found in a burnt out car.
Brennan Ahenakew was out with friends the night before his remains were found in a burnt out car. GoFundMe

RCMP identify body found in burnt car, confirming mother's suspicions

By Nigel Maxwell
May 16, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Saskatchewan RCMP have identified the body found in a burnt out car on the Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation May 10.  

Police confirmed the body was that of 20-year-old Brennan Ahenakew, who lived in the community. An autopsy was done Tuesday in Saskatoon.

The family of Brennan Ahenakew claim his remains were found inside a burnt out car May 10 on the Ahtahkakoop First Nation.
The family of Brennan Ahenakew claim his remains were found inside a burnt out car May 10 on the Ahtahkakoop First Nation. submitted photo/GoFundMe

Family identifies remains found in car, raises reward money

By Nigel Maxwell
May 15, 2018 - 3:00pm

RCMP remain tight lipped about the human remains found last week inside a burnt out car on the Ahtahkakoop First Nation, while a Saskatchewan family has started a GoFundMe campaign in the hopes of finding those people responsible

Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck will be visiting Prince Albert, where she will be the keynote speaker at the Northern Justice Symposium, which runs between May 15 and May 17.
Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck will be visiting Prince Albert, where she will be the keynote speaker at the Northern Justice Symposium, which runs between May 15 and May 17. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Northern Justice Symposium to focus on the good stories

By Bryan Eneas
May 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

A gathering on Prince Albert will take a look at a number of community based initiatives which are proving to have success in northern communities.

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