Complaint filed by Ken Thomas against Saskatoon police accuses officers of conducting a ‘Starlight Tour’

Ken Thomas

A complaint filed against the Saskatoon Police Service is being reviewed by the province’s police watch dog after a local marathon runner and coach said officers detained him then dropped him off south of Saskatoon. Ken Thomas said he’s having a difficult time describing his feelings after the alleged incident Saturday night but said his humanity was taken away by police. “My trust in the justice system is really shaken right now,” Thomas said. Thomas said he was on a date with his girlfriend – they went to a concertRead More

Province of Saskatchewan allots more than $500k for new system to improve organ donation rate

Province of Saskatchewan allots more than $500k for new system to improve organ donation rate

The Saskatchewan government has signed contracts with organ and tissue donor physicians and launched an awareness campaign in the hopes of getting more people to become organ and tissue donors.  The province announced Monday it will be allocating $566,000 to the Saskatchewan Health Authority to establish a new leadership model for organ and tissue donation. Three donor physicians will share one half-time position. Work is also underway to hire registered nurses as donor coordinators.  “Saskatchewan has had nothing in the past as far as donor physicians, so I think thisRead More

WISE Olympics

WISE Olympics

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Alana Everson: More than 120 girls in grades four to seven come together for the Women In Science and Engineeri Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Will this be 4/20's last high in Victoria?

Will this be 4/20's last high in Victoria?

Cannabis users are set to get what they’ve wanted since day one with legalization coming down the pipe, so will Friday’s protest be the last Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Lots of highway, bridge construction in Montreal on weekend of April 20


It’s not going to be a weekend to sit in your car in the southern section of Montreal. Construction is scheduled to take place on the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the Bonaventure Expressway, Highway 20 between Viger Ave. and the Mercier Bridge, and the Turcot Interchange. Turcot Interchange As has become routine this year, multiple connections in the Turcot Interchange will be closed from 11:30 p.m. or midnight Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. The closed ramps include: Highway 15 South to Highway 20 West and Route 136 East Highway 15 NorthRead More

Police arrest alleged key figure in Indonesia alcohol deaths

Indonesia alcohol

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian police arrested the alleged head of a bootleg liquor empire on Wednesday following the deaths of dozens of people this month from drinking tainted alcohol. West Java police spokesman Trunoyudo Wisnu Andiko said Samsudin Simbolon was captured in a palm oil plantation in southern Sumatra. “The official announcement about him would be held on Thursday after he is interrogated,” Trunoyudo said. Police said Simbolon produced bootleg liquor in the West Java district of Cicalengka, where at least 45 people have died since the beginning of April.Read More

Toronto Raptors aim for rare 2-0 playoff series lead

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan drives

The Portland Trail Blazers fought their way through a pressure-packed playoff race to earn home-court advantage in a series, then lost it in one game. The Toronto Raptors know that problem all too well, so they want to take advantage of playing from ahead for a change. They try for their first 2-0 playoff series lead ever Tuesday night against Washington, while the Trail Blazers try to even things up in against the New Orleans Pelicans. Boston and Milwaukee play the other Game 2 on Tuesday after the Celtics pulledRead More

John Stamos welcomes son, names him after father

John Stamos and Caitlin McHugh

The Associated Press Published Monday, April 16, 2018 8:54AM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 16, 2018 8:57AM EDT NEW YORK – Actor John Stamos is a father. The 54-year-old announced on Instagram the birth of his son, Billy Stamos. Stamos says the child is named after the actor’s father. Stamos says, “From now on, the best part of me will always be my wife and son.” Stamos and 31-year-old Caitlin McHugh married in February. His publicist says “Billy and Mom are both home and healthy.” Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenewsRead More

RCMP involved in shootout in pursuit to arrest suspects in the Regina cab driver stabbing

CTV Regina Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 12:49PM CST Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 12:51PM CST A man and woman believed to be suspects in the Regina cab driver stabbing are in police custody following a chase and shootout, according to RCMP. On Saturday around 11:30 a.m., RCMP received a complaint of theft from a gas station in Lashburn, Sask. RCMP said the vehicle involved was a black taxi cab van, which matched the description of a cab stolen in Regina on Friday. The cab’s 34-year-old driver was stabbedRead More

‘Longest winter of my life’: Edmonton breaks record with historic cold stretch

'Longest winter of my life': Edmonton breaks record with historic cold stretch Staff Published Saturday, April 14, 2018 1:19PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, April 14, 2018 3:05PM EDT It’s the never-ending winter. Or at least it feels like that in Edmonton. The city’s winter-weary residents may be forgiven for griping about the lingering chill this year after they broke their record for most consecutive days of temperatures at or below freezing. On unlucky Friday, April 13, the temperatures dipped to a low of -2 C with a wind chill of -6 C, according to Environment Canada. It marked the 167th consecutiveRead More