Showing that Internet threats over politics are being taken seriously and possibly setting the stage for future cases, a Saskatchewan man has been found guilty of uttering threats against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

It started in March of last year with a Facebook post saying that he wanted to shoot Trudeau and "cut off the head of the snake myself". That got 41 year old Christopher Hayes of Grayson, Saskatchewan a meeting with RCMP who explained he had crossed the line.  But charges were not laid because they felt he understood that he'd made a mistake.  

A second post July saying that he'd thank the person who would shoot the Prime Minister, resulted in charges. Hayes was found guilty this week and was fined $500. He was also given nine months of probation and has been banned from attending events with Justin Trudeau.

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2017 Another Successful Year For Prairie Sky Co-op

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Record Distracted Driving Tickets In March

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Reactions to Speed Limit Vote

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Weyburn Hosts Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation Awards

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61st Annual Young Fellows Internet Auction

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25 April 2018 9:00 am - 30 April 2018 5:00 pm

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Weyburn Public Library Spring Book Sale

26 April 2018 9:30 am - 28 April 2018 4:00 pm

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27 April 2018 7:00 pm

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