Saskatoon Morning News Throwback: Friday, September 1 – Saskatoon

The anniversary of the James Smith Cree Nation stabbings, Self-Administered Policing and the Nutrien Fireworks Festival.

Here’s your morning throwback to the Friday, September 1 edition of Saskatoon World News Morning.

One year since James Smith’s Cree Nation stabbing attacks

PKBNEWS’ Nathaniel Dove recalls the first moments of James Smith’s Cree Nation stabbing attacks.

He spoke about the moments leading up to Myles Sanderson’s arrest, as well as its aftermath.

Dove says community members continue to deal with this tragic event.

Chief Wally Burns talks about the healing process in James Smith’s Cree Nation

James Smith Cree Nation Chief Wally Burns says much of the community continues to grieve and grieve in their own way.

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He said the road to recovery will be long and thanked those supporting community members.

Burns said they are working towards self-governing policing, adding that discussions are underway with other First Nations.

Nutrien Fireworks Festival kicks off in Saskatoon

Shad Ali, the organizer of the Nutrien Fireworks Festival, says the festival will start at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

He said the fireworks would start around 9.35pm and the festivities would resume at 1pm on Saturday.

Ali said unique, choreographed fireworks would be set off each evening.

Saskatoon Morning Weather Forecast: Friday, September 1

Hazy haze with sunny conditions expected — Chantal Wagner has what you need to know in your Friday, September 1 morning SkyTracker forecast for Saskatoon and surrounding areas.

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