Sask. RCMP to review police probe into Nadine Machiskinic’s death

Saskatchewan RCMP will review the investigation by the Regina Police Service into Nadine Machiskinic’s death. Police have not discovered any new information and the case hasn’t been reopened. Machiskinic, an Indigenous woman and mother of four, died after she fell 10 storeys down a laundry chute at the Delta Hotel in Regina on Jan. 10, 2015.  The RCMP review comes at the request of Regina police Chief Evan

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‘We want justice’: Aunt of Nadine Machiskinic appeals to public at AFN meeting

A two-year battle with authorities investigating the death of Nadine Machiskinic has frustrations boiling over for her aunt. Delores Stevenson spoke at the Assembly of First Nations’ annual general meeting in Regina on Wednesday evening.  Machiskinic, an Indigenous woman and mother of four, died after she fell 10 storeys down a laundry chute at the Delta Hotel in Regina on Jan. 10, 2015.

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First Nations leaders reject call for MMIWG commissioners to step down

First Nations leaders have voted against a proposal put forward by Manitoba chiefs calling for resignations at the beleaguered National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Instead, chiefs at the Assembly of First Nations annual meeting in Regina have passed a separate resolution calling on the organization’s leadership to demand big changes at the inquiry. That resolution, introduced by chiefs from Ontario

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Sask. RCMP arrest man who allegedly bulldozed son’s home with people inside

A Saskatchewan man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly bulldozing his son’s home, where two people inside had a narrow escape. Ronald Fatteicher, 59, of the Rural Municipality of Calder, faces 12 charges in total. RCMP responded Tuesday to a call around 9:15 p.m. CST at a home located near Calder, located roughly 50 kilometres east of Yorkton near the Manitoba border. Ronald Fatteicher, 59, faces 12

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‘We are devastated’: Man arrested after Sask. home bulldozed with people inside

A Saskatchewan man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly bulldozing a home with two people inside. Ronald Fatteicher, 59, of the R.M. of Calder faces 12 charges in total after an incident Tuesday night. RCMP responded to a call around 9:15 p.m. CST at a home located near Calder, Sask., which is roughly 50 kilometres east of Yorkton near the Manitoba border. Ronald Fatteicher, 59, of the

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Man arrested for bulldozing home near Calder, Sask. with people inside

A 59-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly bulldozing a home with two people inside. The home is located near Calder, Saskatchewan, which is roughly 50 kilometres east of Yorkton. RCMP responded to the call around 9:15 p.m. CST Tuesday and arrested the man who was operating the bulldozer.  The man is known to the property owners and was transported to

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Heat warnings blanket most of Sask. on Thursday

Heat warnings are in effect for pretty much everywhere in Saskatchewan Thursday as temperatures could reach as high as 32 C in some areas. The heat warnings cover most areas of the province, from northern Saskatchewan down to the U.S. border.  For the latest weather alerts visit Environment Canada’s website. Regina and Swift Current could see their driest July on record Some

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Regina police say 900 fewer crimes reported in first half of 2017

The Regina Police Service says the total number of reported crimes for the first six months of 2017 is down compared with 2016 — something that hasn’t happened for several years, the force points out. The latest stats were on the agenda at the city’s board of police commissioners meeting Wednesday. A report signed by Chief Evan Bray says there were 8.9 per cent fewer reported crimes

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Woman with MS pursues passion thanks to forehead-operated sewing machine

Sewing by machine typically requires the use of your arms and legs, but a Regina woman refused to let multiple sclerosis stop her from enjoying her decades-long passion. “It’s freedom. It’s being able to do what I want to do. I’m able to sew my granddaughters some things that they’ve wanted,” said Judy Winship. “It’s a great thing.” The modified sewing machine

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