Canora/Sturgis RCMP activity report

The Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to 55 calls during the week of March 11 to March 18, some of which included: three traffic accidents, 28 traffic offences, 13 other provincial statutes, one other criminal code incident, two sexual assaults, one uttering threats, one mischief, and six other incidents.

Child custody

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On March 12, Canora/Sturgis RCMP were called to assist with a child custody issue. Police spoke to both parties about the complaint and provided guidance on legal processes involving child custody disputes.

Uttering threats

Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a complaint on March 13 of uttering threats in Canora. Police followed up with the complainant and learned the matter was not criminal. Advice was provided to the complainant on how to peacefully resolve the conflict.

Deer collision

On March 13, Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to a collision involving a vehicle and a deer between Sturgis and Preeceville on Highway No. 9. The vehicle sustained moderate damage and was no longer driveable. No injuries were reported.

Negative posts

Canora/Sturgis RCMP received a complaint of negative content being posted on social media about the complainant on March 13. The matter was deemed to be civil.

Structure fire

Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded on March 15 to a report of a structure fire. The complainant reported a local resident in Canora had lit a fire on their porch in order to have enough light to pick the lock to their own home. Police attended and found the fire was already extinguished.  The porch sustained minor damage from the fire. 


On March 16, Canora/Sturgis RCMP responded to a weapons complaint in Preeceville. Police attended and were able to resolve the matter peacefully. There were no injuries. Additional assistance was provided to the subject of complaint.

Anyone who has information about this or any other crime is asked to please contact the Canora RCMP Detachment at 306-563-4700 or contact Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at

Call the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment Turn In Poachers & Polluters (TIPP) Line, toll-free, at 1-800-667-7561 or #5555 from a Sasktel cellphone (phone calls only, no text messages).