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Letters to the editor, Aug. 17, 2017

Sask. needs ride-sharing options

Crashes involving alcohol and/or drugs are the leading criminal cause of death in Canada. Every day, on average, four Canadians are killed in crashes involving alcohol and/or drugs. 400 more words


Garrett Wilson remembered as a mentor and man who didn't back down from a challenge

From serving as the police union’s lawyer during the first and only police strike in Regina’s history, to sharing a hotel suite with prosecutor Serge Kujawa during the 1984 murder trial of Colin Thatcher, lawyer and historian Garrett Wilson led — to say the least — an interesting life. 588 more words

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Saskatoon StarPhoenix daily update: July 26, 2017

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Man charged in downtown beating accused of similar attack in 2016 in Winnipeg… 570 more words

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Editorial: Question the story, keep the statue

A statue in downtown Saskatoon that depicts a young John Diefenbaker delivering a copy of the Saskatoon StarPhoenix into the hands of Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier should remain intact. 380 more words


Meeting in Saskatoon between Diefenbaker and Laurier never happened, author says

A Regina author wants a statue and plaque commemorating a meeting between Wilfrid Laurier and John Diefenbaker in Saskatoon torn down.

The meeting never happened, Garrett Wilson argues in his book… 571 more words

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Goodale: Unpopular cases test commitment to human rights

Nearly 60 years ago, Parliament enacted Prime Minister John Diefenbaker’s Canadian Bill of Rights.

A precursor to the Charter now embedded in our Constitution, Mr. Diefenbaker’s bill enshrined in law the basic rights of all Canadian citizens to liberty, security of the person, fundamental justice, equality before the law and freedom from arbitrary detention and torture. 608 more words

I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country.
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