Firefighters battle brush fire near Cranberry Flats

A large brush fire south-west of Saskatoon along Strathcona Avenue was brought under control late into the evening on  Tuesday, April 16.

Saskatoon Fire Department Assistant Chief Wayne Rodger said firefighters were able to declare the fire under control at about 8:50 p.m. Continue reading “Firefighters battle brush fire near Cranberry Flats”

Animal cruelty charges laid after horses found dead

A Corman Park man is facing charges under the provincial Animal Protection Act.

Corman Park Police Chief Warren Gherasim said officers received information on December 23, 2018 that four horses’ remains were discovered on a property on Range Road 3063 in the Rural Municipality of Corman Park. Continue reading “Animal cruelty charges laid after horses found dead”

Cannabis laws you need to know

By Chief Warren Gherasim, Corman Park Police Service

On October 17, 2018, the Federal Government enacted legislation which legalized the possession and consumption of Cannabis in Canada. That law then enabled each province to legislate restrictions around how it will be possessed and consumed in each jurisdiction. Saskatchewan enacted the Cannabis Control Act, which effectively makes the use and possession of Cannabis similar to how we use and possess alcohol.

A good rule of thumb for those of you not prepared to read the Alcohol and Gaming Regulations Act or the Cannabis Control Act is treat Cannabis much the same way you would alcohol, with some differences. Continue reading “Cannabis laws you need to know”