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'Freedom Convoy' organizer suing Ottawa for using Emergencies Act to freeze accounts

'Freedom Convoy' organizer suing Ottawa for using Emergencies Act to freeze accounts

SASKATOON — A main organizer of the “Freedom Convoy” is suing the federal government for using the Emergencies Act to freeze his bank accounts, arguing it breached his Charter rights to protest COVID-19 mandates.

WHL: Michels's two-goal effort leads Wheat Kings past Raiders 3-2

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Matteo Michels capped his two-goal effort with the game-sealing marker in the third period as the Brandon Wheat Kings topped the Prince Albert Raiders 3-2 on Thursday in Western Hockey League action.
Province responds to NDP concern about special warrants spending

Province responds to NDP concern about special warrants spending

Government reacts to Opposition Finance Critic Trent Wotherspoon who raised questions about $757 million in spending authorized by Orders in Council.
Below normal runoff predicted

Below normal runoff predicted

Reservoirs at normal levels.
Youth worker in Alberta, Saskatchewan charged with child porn offences

Youth worker in Alberta, Saskatchewan charged with child porn offences

EDMONTON — A man who worked with youths at group homes, camps and lodges has been arrested by police in Alberta and charged with sexual exploitation.
Saskatchewan to spend extra $750M this fiscal year; Opposition calls for transparency

Saskatchewan to spend extra $750M this fiscal year; Opposition calls for transparency

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is spending $750 million more than it had budgeted this year, a move that's raising questions from Opposition New Democrats.
Latest perceptions of safety survey going live in NB

Latest perceptions of safety survey going live in NB

Surveyed by researchers from Wilfrid Laurier University’s Department of Criminology will follow up from a baseline study done in 2018.
Sask. Party issues response following Sask. NDP press conference in Moose Jaw

Sask. Party issues response following Sask. NDP press conference in Moose Jaw

Official Opposition Leader Carla Beck represented the Saskatchewan NDP.
Nutrien sees potash demand recovering on lower prices

Nutrien sees potash demand recovering on lower prices

SASKATOON — Fertilizer giant Nutrien Ltd. sees promising signs of increased demand for potash in the year ahead.
Sask United touting momentum after PA dinner

Sask United touting momentum after PA dinner

Fundraiser dinner for Nadine Wilson in Prince Albert drew big audience.