Battlefords

According to North Battleford Mayor, Ryan Bater, residents should prepare on additional property tax increases if the provincial government further eliminates grants in lieu of crown corporations.
According to North Battleford Mayor, Ryan Bater, residents should prepare on additional property tax increases if the provincial government further eliminates grants in lieu of crown corporations. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Additional property tax could be coming; mayor of NB

From battlefordsNOW
February 9, 2018 - 5:50pm

North Battleford Mayor, Ryan Bater, didn’t come back from the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) convention particularly enthused about the state of the province. So much so he is warning that additional property tax increases could be on the way.

Battlefords RCMP are looking for information on an incident on Sunday Feb. 5 inwhich a vehicle with "bird-shot" in its doors was discovered abandoned off Douglas Ave.
Battlefords RCMP are looking for information on an incident on Sunday Feb. 5 inwhich a vehicle with "bird-shot" in its doors was discovered abandoned off Douglas Ave. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Suspects sought in Monday morning shooting

From battlefordsNOW
February 9, 2018 - 2:27pm

Battleford’s RCMP are asking for the public's assistance to come forward with any information they may have on an incident that occurred on Monday in North Battleford.
 

FSIN chief Bobby Cameron said the group has sent a letter to the Federal Justice Minister asking for some action on the jury selection process in Canada.
FSIN chief Bobby Cameron said the group has sent a letter to the Federal Justice Minister asking for some action on the jury selection process in Canada. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

FSIN asks Federal government for action on jury selection process

From battlefordsNOW
February 9, 2018 - 2:00pm

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) chief Bobby Cameron said the FSIN has sent a letter to Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould asking for some action to "acknowledge the diversity" related to the jury selection process in Canada. 

According to law professor, Glen Luther, shooting someone for simply trespassing or stealing property is not defensible and adds reasonable use of force is reliant on the situation.
According to law professor, Glen Luther, shooting someone for simply trespassing or stealing property is not defensible and adds reasonable use of force is reliant on the situation. submitted photo/Glen Luther

Law professor clarifies manslaughter and reasonable protection of property

From battlefordsNOW
February 9, 2018 - 12:30pm

The Gerald Stanley trial has unearthed some confusion from the public as to what extent property owners can go to protect their property, or what consitutes manslaughter. According to one law professor, it can vary greatly on the circumstance.

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