Saskatchewan to receive almost $12M to fight gangs and guns

REGINA — Saskatchewan is to receive almost $12 million from the provincial and federal governments over five years to help fight gangs and gun crime.

The money is coming from a $328-million program announced by Ottawa in the fall of 2017 to help fight gun violence across the country.

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Speaking in Regina, federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Saskatchewan has some community-based groups that have a good national track record at helping people break free of gangs.

Provincial Policing Minister Christine Tell said a lot of the funding will continue to address the issue.


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