RCMP say criminal charges will not be laid in GTH investigation
As the Saskatchewan government looks to divest itself of the Global Transportation Hub, one woman is expressing disappointment after the RCMP announced no charges would be laid in relation to controversial land deals at the beleaguered site.
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But Morgan dismissed any cheap canada goose uk notion of the provincial government taking that step now, saying there were some people who would never be satisfied and that it is now to turn the page and there is nothing more to come out in the public domain.
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