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Lisa Joy

Lisa Joy is an international and national award-winning journalist who is originally from British Columbia.
She has spent the last two decades as an editor and reporter in Alberta.
Lisa covers the crime and court beat in Central and Northern Saskatchewan for the Battlefords Regional News-Optimist.
She is also a licensed private investigator and in her spare time she enjoys reading true crime.

Recent Work by Lisa

Locked up for murder in '94: Were Sask. sisters innocent?

Locked up for murder in '94: Were Sask. sisters innocent?

Nerissa and Odelia Quewezance have maintained their innocence for almost 30 years.
Locked up for murder in '94: Were Sask. sisters innocent?

Locked up for murder in '94: Were Sask. sisters innocent?

Nerissa and Odelia Quewezance have maintained their innocence for almost 30 years.
Surgery professor sues SHA, U of S, COM following termination

Surgery professor sues SHA, U of S, COM following termination

The SHA and U of S terminated Dr. Francis Christian as a surgeon and professor of surgery for speaking out against giving the COVID vaccine to children
Man gets life with no parole for 12 years in Kenneth Merasty's death

Man gets life with no parole for 12 years in Kenneth Merasty's death

Joseph Merasty was stabbed to death Feb. 9, 2021, by Conrad Merasty and Lucy Whitecap
Danita Thomas gets 12.5 years in prison for Laverdiere's death

Danita Thomas gets 12.5 years in prison for Laverdiere's death

Woman charged for helping with alleged attempt to kill RCMP officer

Woman charged for helping with alleged attempt to kill RCMP officer

RCMP had issued an emergency alert June 19 after gunfire broke out and RCMP officers were shot at with two bullets hitting a police vehicle, one in the windshield and one in the radiator
U of S withdraws discrimination complaint against law student

U of S withdraws discrimination complaint against law student

A law student posted his required comments on a private classroom forum and someone shared it publicly causing a student not in the course to see it who then complained
More than $500K in drugs seized in Lloydminster investigation

More than $500K in drugs seized in Lloydminster investigation

Lloydminster RCMP's organized crime and gang team worked with Lloydminster RCMP, British Columbia’s Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, and RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime
More drug trafficking, weapons charges dropped against known gang member

More drug trafficking, weapons charges dropped against known gang member

Drug trafficking and weapons charges were dropped against Courtlin Littlewolfe in June in Lloydminster, Sask., court, and similar charges were dropped against him in March in Lloydminster, Alta., court.
Trial set in N. B. court for man charged in string of robberies

Trial set in N. B. court for man charged in string of robberies

Eugene Bear is alleged to have committed the offences from April to October 2021 in North Battleford