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Known as the Cannabis Act, the bill legalizes public possession of up to 30 grams of marijuana, but places strict limits on selling to minors and drug-impaired driving
Police say they used a Taser on Wednesday to subdue a man who was threatening suicide. The man was known to be violent, according to a police press release, and was armed with a knife. On Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. the...
Prince Albert’s police dogs sunk their teeth into an officer’s protective bite suit last week, as the city’s SWAT team ran through training scenarios with the K9 unit. SWAT trains at least once a month, sometimes more, to hone their...
Despite facing a $2 million hole in their budget, the City of Prince Albert will not be increasing taxes by more than the previously announced 1.5 per cent. The budget committee met Tuesday evening to discuss how to address the...
PADBID upset at downtown parking increase While the City of Prince Albert is trumpeting its fee increases and spending cuts to help balance the $2 million hole left in the budget, not everyone is jumping for joy. The plan passed by...
The taste of spring this part of the province has seen will give way to wind and snow over the weekend. A winter weather warning for the Prince Albert area was issued by Environment Canada Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. According to...
A short ceremony is planned in Prince Albert Saturday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The nation celebrated the centennial of the landmark battle last Saturday, April 9. A contingent of Indigenous veterans from the...
With the city dedicated to belt-tightening as opposed to tax increases to make up $2 million in its municipal budget, several departments, including the police and fire services, were asked to find savings. The city has committed to those savings...
In a victim impact statement made public Wednesday, Marlene Bird said she is feeling “lonely and traumatized” almost three years after losing both her legs to a brutal attack. Bird submitted the statement during a dangerous offender hearing for her...
Police are asking the public to help find a missing 42-year-old woman. Family members have been trying to locate Happy Mary Charles, who has not been seen or heard from since April 1. Her last known location was Prince Albert. Happy...
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