Charles Hamilton

Charles Hamilton is a reporter with CBC Saskatoon.

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'Don't shoot me': Complete chilling account of La Loche mass shooting now public

On Jan. 22, 2016, a teen began a shooting spree in the small northern Saskatchewan town of La Loche that left four people dead and seven wounded. The Supreme Court has decided it won't hear the shooter's appeal of his adult sentence, so CBC News can identify the shooter and report some chilling details for the first time.

City council to vote on Saskatoon Tribal Council's controversial Montgomery Place preschool plan

A controversial plan for a preschool in Saskatoon's Montgomery Place neighbourhood could get a final stamp of approval Monday night.

Saskatoon councillor wants to revisit compost decision

One Saskatoon city councillor wants to have another look at the city's proposed composting program before it becomes mandatory city-wide.

Saskatoon police investigating after video appears to show officer punching suspect

Saskatoon police are investigating after a video was posted online that appears to show one of their officers punching a suspect who was laying face down on the pavement.
CBC Investigates

Family of man shot by police calls for better oversight in Saskatchewan

Barbara Lord had nightmares for months. She would wake up screaming, reliving her son's death.
CBC Investigates

Most people who died in police encounters in Sask. were Indigenous

Christina Bigsky believes things would have been different if her son hadn't been Indigenous.

'It's been almost two years': Family of man who died in police encounter still waiting for answers

Josh Megeney’s family still doesn’t know what happened inside that bedroom. But they do know the 28-year-old died from bullet wounds after an encounter with police.

Legal think-tank doing 'deep dive' into Gerald Stanley trial

A little over a month since Gerald Stanley was acquitted in the shooting death of Colten Boushie, a group of prominent academic lawyers are promising a deep dive into the Saskatchewan trial.

Possible manslaughter charge for alleged drug dealers would hinge on knowledge drugs were tainted: lawyers

A string of overdoses and two deaths in Saskatoon are raising the possibility of a manslaughter charge for the three people police alleged sold the deadly drugs.

Teen who pleaded guilty in La Loche shootings to be sentenced as an adult

The teen who pleaded guilty in the 2016 shooting spree that left four people dead and seven wounded in La Loche, Sask., will be sentenced as an adult, a provincial court judge decided Friday.