Justice News

Adam Cyr outside Regina Court of Queen's Bench during murder trial.

Appeal denied for Adam Cyr convicted of killing 2-year-old in Regina

By Brant Hilton July 13, 2016 - 6:45am Updated: July 13, 2016 - 6:45am

A Regina man, found guilty of second degree murder in the death of a young child, has had his appeal denied.

After being found guilty of killing two-year-old Natalia...

Prince Albert Provincial Correctional Centre.

Sask. reviewing use of 'administrative segregation' at provincial jails

By Adriana Christianson June 6, 2016 - 12:49pm Updated: June 7, 2016 - 8:13am

The province won’t call it "solitary confinement", but it admits there is no hard limit on how long an inmate can be segregated from the general population at a Saskatchewan...

Hearts in the Park community event in Victoria Park June 1, 2016.

Report shows economic cost of domestic and family violence in Sask.

By Lisa Schick June 2, 2016 - 6:22am Updated: June 2, 2016 - 6:22am

Family and domestic violence is a serious situation which can take a devastating toll on everyone involved, but it turns out it can cost society a lot too.

A new report...

Blaine Taypotat outside Court of Queen's Bench in Saskatoon June 2015.

Sentence appeal denied for man who hit and killed a Sask. conservation officer

By Kevin Martel April 14, 2016 - 5:25pm Updated: April 15, 2016 - 8:33am

A man who pled guilty to driving drunk when he hit and killed a Saskatchewan conservation officer will not get a shorter sentence.

Blaine Taypotat was given a 9 ½ year...

2015 photo of roadside memorial for friends killed in drunk driving crash in 2013.

Moose Jaw man pleads guilty to drunk driving in crash that killed 3 friends

By Alex Docking March 31, 2016 - 3:17pm Updated: April 12, 2016 - 6:51am

On Wednesday 24-year-old Jesse David Taylor from Moose Jaw pleaded guilty to impaired driving in crash that killed three of his friends.

The horrific rollover outside...

Regina Sexual Assault Centre.

Director of Sexual Assault Services concerned about impact of Ghomeshi verdict

By Adriana Christianson March 24, 2016 - 3:55pm Updated: March 24, 2016 - 3:55pm

Dianna Graves has spent years helping victims of sexual assault in Saskatchewan, but when she heard the verdict in the Jian Ghomeshi trial, she said she was crushed.

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The front doors of the Regina Correctional Centre in 2008.

Uncooked food prompts hunger strike at Regina Correctional Centre

By Sarah Mills December 21, 2015 - 9:57am Updated: December 22, 2015 - 7:22am

More than 60 inmates at the Regina Correctional Centre launched a hunger strike over the quality of the food they're being served.

The Ministry of Justice describes it...

The new training facility is designed like an actual prison.

National corrections training centre opening in Regina

By Sarah Mills December 16, 2015 - 12:47pm Updated: December 16, 2015 - 12:48pm

A new facility in Regina gives corrections workers a taste of life on the job.   Housed at RCMP Depot division, the facility is where all new workers with Corrections Services...

Court of Queen's Bench in Regina.

Longer sentence for man convicted in Regina home invasion

By Lisa Schick November 16, 2015 - 6:37pm Updated: November 17, 2015 - 8:00am

Another year has been added to a Regina man's sentence after he invaded a home in December 2011.

In January, Nicholas Foster, now 28, was sentenced to two years, less a...

Justice Murray Sinclair speaks at a law conference in Saskatoon at the Delta Bessborough Hotel on Oct. 14, 2015

Queen’s Bench Judge calls for a change on how to treat aboriginal offenders

By François Biber October 15, 2015 - 7:59am Updated: October 15, 2015 - 8:00am

A Manitoba judge calls for less incarceration and more community involvement when it comes to aboriginal offenders.

“Aboriginal approaches to justice probably have...

Justice Murray Sinclair speaks at a law conference in Saskatoon at the Delta Bessborough Hotel on Oct. 14, 2015

Truth and Reconciliation judge calls for change in aboriginal incarceration

By François Biber October 14, 2015 - 2:57pm Updated: October 14, 2015 - 3:00pm

A Manitoba judge calls for less incarceration and more community involvement when it comes to aboriginal offenders.

“Aboriginal approaches to justice probably have...

A new unit at the Prince Albert Provincial Correctional Centre had 144 beds.

P.A. provincial jail expands with 144 new beds

By Alex Soloducha October 11, 2015 - 8:47am Updated: October 11, 2015 - 9:00am

Corrections Saskatchewan is expanding with 144 new beds in a new unit at the Prince Albert Provincial Correctional Centre.

The unit is the largest expansion of...