Canada stabbings: Relatives identify ‘random’ victims of Saskatchewan attack

A 62-year-old former first responder who was killed as she tried to help others and a kind-hearted 77-year-old widower have been identified as victims of a violent rampage in Canada that left 10 people dead and a nation in shock. Locals described Wes Petterson as a “lovely” man who was devoted to his community in … Read more

Saskatchewan stabbings: Suspects still at large, police say

Two murder suspects are still at large after 10 people were stabbed to death in one of the worst acts of violence in Canada’s recent history. Myles Sanderson, 30, and Damien Sanderson, 31, have been charged with murder, despite not being arrested. The attacks – which left another 18 people injured – happened in a … Read more

Saskatchewan NDP makes history by electing Carla Beck, its first female leader

REGINA — Saskatchewan’s NDP has chosen Carla Beck to be its new leader, making her the first woman to lead the party in 90 years. Beck, the member of the legislative assembly for Regina Lakeview, defeated Kaitlyn Harvey, a Métis lawyer from Saskatoon, at a leadership convention in Regina. Beck received 3,244 votes to Harvey’s … Read more

Storm threat subsides on the Prairies after tornado sighting in Saskatchewan

— The Prairies will be the focal point of unsettled weather this week with an active storm track ushering in numerous systems as we welcome in summer. After a couple days of severe storm potential, including a tornado sighting that prompted a warning Monday, Tuesday will see it diminish, but some cells could develop across … Read more