Canadian police: 1 suspect in stabbings has been found dead
WELDON, Saskatchewan (AP) — One of the suspects in the stabbing deaths of 10 people in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan has been found dead, and his injuries are not self inflicted, police said Monday as they continued the search for a second suspect. Saskatchewan RCMP say arrest warrants have been issued for two suspects in a deadly stabbing rampage who remain at large. Investigators examine the crime scene near a memorial of flowers outside the home of Wes Petterson in Weldon, Saskatchewan, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Ottawa, Ontario, to make a statement about the stabbing attack in Saskatchewan, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. Canadian police got their first call about a stabbing at 5:40 a.m. on Sunday, and within minutes heard about several more.mlive.com
Canadian police search province for deadly stabbing suspects
Canadian police are searching across the expansive province of Saskatchewan for two suspects believed to have stabbed to death 10 people in an Indigenous community and a nearby town in one of the deadliest mass killings in the country’s historywashingtonpost.com
10 dead, 15 injured from stabbings in 2 western Canada communities: police
REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — A series of stabbings in two communities in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan left 10 people dead and 15 wounded, authorities said Sunday. Police are looking for two suspects. The stabbings took place in multiple locations on the James Smith Cree Nation and in the village of Weldon, northeast of Saskatoon, police said.mlive.com
Remains of 751 people found in unmarked graves at former Canadian schools
The remains of 751 people, mainly indigenous children, have been found in unmarked graves on the site of a former Catholic residential school in Canada. They were discovered on the grounds of the Marieval Indian Residential school in Saskatchewan less than a month after the bodies of 215 children were uncovered on the site of another defunct Catholic school at Kamloops in British Columbia The grim discovery sent renewed shockwaves through a country which is still coming to terms with evidence ofnews.yahoo.com
In Canada, Another 'Horrific' Discovery of Indigenous Children's Remains
REGINA, Saskatchewan — A Canadian Indigenous group on Wednesday announced the “horrific and shocking discovery” of the remains of hundreds of children at the site of a former school in the province of Saskatchewan, the largest such discovery to date. It came weeks after the remains of 215 children were found in unmarked graves on the grounds of another former boarding school in British Columbia. Both schools were part of a system that took Indigenous children in the country from their families,news.yahoo.com
Former Red Wings coach Mike Babcock takes over at U of Saskatchewan
(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)SASKATOON, SK – Mike Babcock, the former NHL coach who directed the Detroit Red Wings to a Stanley Cup title and Canada to two Olympic medals, is taking over the University of Saskatchewan hockey team. The Huskies announced Saturday that Babcock will lead the team on a full-time volunteer basis for the next two seasons. Babcock, a Saskatoon native and former Huskies player, replaces Dave Adolph, who announced his retirement on Dec. 7 after 27 years coaching Saskatchewan. Babcock joins the Huskies after spending the past 17 seasons in the NHL, including guiding the Red Wings to the Stanley Cup championship in 2008. Babcock was fired 23 games into the 2019-20 season, his fifth with the Maple Leafs.
Saginaw High grad, CFL sack leader Charleston Hughes signs with Toronto
Former Saginaw High and Northwood University standout Charleston Hughes will add at least another year to his Canadian Football League resume. Hughes, 37, signed Thursday with the Toronto Argonauts after spending the last two seasons with Saskatchewan. In 181 CFL regular-season games, Hughes has 130 sacks, ranking seventh in CFL history. In the past 10 seasons, Hughes has led the CFL with 119 sacks, 407 tackles and 28 forced fumbles. MOREPresenting Saginaw High’s Top 5 athletes since 2000CFL cancellation slows Charleston Hughes’ record marchCharleston Hughes dominates CFL, feels he’s better than some in NFLmlive.com
Monkeys, ferrets offer needed clues in COVID-19 vaccine race
In 2020, the lab is working with 300 ferrets developing a COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine candidate and testing other vaccine candidates and therapeutics. (VIDO-InterVac at the University of Saskatchewan via AP)The global race for a COVID-19 vaccine boils down to some critical questions: How much must the shots rev up someones immune system to really work? Shes awaiting results from mice, ferrets and monkeys that are being exposed to the coronavirus after receiving Inovios vaccine. Three recently reported studies in monkeys tested different COVID-19 vaccine approaches, including shots made by Oxford University and Chinas Sinovac. Ferrets the preferred animal for flu vaccine development may help tell if potential COVID-19 vaccines might stop the viral spread.
Two inmates escape from Canadian penitentiary, police say
CNN Video(CNN) - Two inmates believed to be dangerous escaped from a Canadian prison in Saskatchewan Friday night and are still on the run, police said. "Prince Albert RCMP believes Favel and Lemaigre-Elliot can be dangerous and advises they are not to be approached," the police said in a statement Saturday. The pair could be in Prince Albert or on the way to Yorkton, La Loche or Saskatoon, the release said. He was last seen wearing track pants and a black coat, the police said. The Riverbend institution is a minimum-security facility about one kilometer (0.6 miles) west of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, that houses regular inmates and conditional released offenders with residency requirements, according to the Government of Canada website.
Time Lapse: Night on a Pioneer Homestead
Incredible time-lapse film displays breath-taking views of the night sky at the Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area in Saskatchewan, Canada. Video courtesy of Alan Dyer. See more of his work on his photo blog, photo galleries, Flickr and Vimeo. Like him on Facebook. And, visit AmazingSky.com to discover his “how-to” ebook on shooting just these types of scenes and videos.cbsnews.com