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Saturday , 26 September 2020

Tag Archives: Rural Crime

Dates set for Fall 2021 in Sansom/Cardinal murder trial

The trial dates for the Glendon men co-accused of second-degree murder in the deaths of Jacob Sansom and Morris Cardinal have been set for Fall 2021. Anthony and Roger Bilodeau’s jury trial will begin October 18, 2021 and November 12, 2021 at St. Paul Court of Queen’s Bench. The Crown …

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Farmers rallied to talk rural crime in Glendon last weekend

Glendon and area farmers rallied at Pyrogy Park on Saturday to share their experiences of rural crime, long police response times, and fears and frustrations with the justice system. Organizer Michael Thompson, who grew up on a family farm near St. Lina, said the problem is only getting worse. He …

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Bonnyville RCMP virtual town hall response

Outcomes of Bonnyville RCMP Community Engagement 2020  As per the 2020 Bonnyville Community Engagement initiative which was open to all residents from town of Bonnyville, MD of Bonnyville, Village of Glendon, Fort Kent, La Corey, Iron River, Therien and Kehewin Cree Nation.  This initiative was open to submissions between the …

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MLA Garth Rowswell discusses rural crime, RCMP, and firearms

Vermilion-Lloydminster-Wainwright MLA, Garth Rowswell, disagrees with the federal gun prohibition saying it targets law-abiding gun owners. On July 3, Rowswell touched additional issues relating to RCMP and detachment gun ranges and rural crime. ‘Focus on securing our border’ “What the federal government is trying to do is an overreach,” said …

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Ardmore town hall brings people together to talk about crime

M.D. of Bonnyville residents got vocal about rural crime and how it affects them at the latest town hall in Ardmore last Wednesday. Cold Lake and Bonnyville RCMP detachments were on hand, as well as the M.D. of Bonnyville Public Safety, Reeve Greg Sawchuk, MLA David Hanson and Crown Prosecutor …

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