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Clark says Saskatoon needs to solve jailed youth problem – StarPhoenix

Saskatoon is failing when it comes to keeping Indigenous youth out of jail, costing millions, Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark says. April 17, 2018 Saskatoon is failing when it comes to keeping Indigenous youth out of jail, costing government millions and preventing billions in economic activity, Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark says. Clark identified the youth incarceration […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201814 Views

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We are entitled to justice:’ Family of slain Indigenous man speaks at UN forum – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 17, 2018 By Kelly Geraldine Malone THE CANADIAN PRESS Family and supporters of a young Indigenous man shot and killed on a Saskatchewan farm used the international stage of the United Nations Tuesday to advocate for change in the Canadian criminal justice system. A side event at the United Nations Permanent Forum […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201813 Views

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CP NewsAlert: Saskatchewan farmer in fatal shooting pleads guilty to gun charges – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 16, 2018 NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. _ A Saskatchewan farmer acquitted in the fatal shooting of a young Indigenous man has pleaded guilty to a gun charge. Gerald Stanley pleaded guilty today in North Battleford provincial court to one count of unsafe storage of an unrestricted firearm. The Crown dropped a second count […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201819 Views

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SK Government: Rural Crime Initiative Receives Funding in 2018-19 Budget

April 10, 2018 The 2018-19 Budget will provide full funding to the Protection and Response Team (PRT) launched last summer. The PRT was created in response to recommendations by the Government Caucus Committee on Crime and consists of 258 armed officers who will have arrest and detention powers, including municipal police, RCMP, Ministry of Highways […]

by pmnationtalk on April 11, 201829 Views

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CBC Investigates – Deadly Force: How CBC analyzed details of hundreds of fatal encounters between Canadians, police – CBC

CBC researchers tracked down details about 460 Canadians who died at the hands of police Apr 05, 2018 Close to five million Canadians have some form of run-in with police each year. In the vast majority of cases, these interactions end without aggression or injury. However, about 30 times per year someone dies at the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201834 Views

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Our story is about hope’: How siblings of lost Saskatchewan girl made peace with their loss – CBC

CBC podcast Finding Cleo followed family’s search for sister lost in Sixties Scoop CBC is releasing the final episode of the Finding Cleo podcast. The podcast follows a Cree family’s search for their missing sister Cleopatra Semaganis Nicotine and attempts to uncover why she and her five siblings were taken into government care in the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201825 Views

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Female centred ride hailing apps on the rise in spite of hurdles, women say – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 1, 2018 By Michelle McQuigge THE CANADIAN PRESS The women behind the slowly growing number of ride-hailing apps catering to female passengers and drivers say the hurdles they’ve had to overcome to get their services on the road demonstrate exactly why they’re necessary in the first place. Women from Halifax to Vancouver […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201819 Views

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Liberals set to reform jury selection process following Colten Boushie case – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2018  OTTAWA _ The Liberal government is expected to introduce legislation today aimed at overhauling the criminal justice system, a measure that will make good on its promise to change the way people are selected to sit on juries. A number of visibly Indigenous people were excluded from the jury that […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201844 Views

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Opinion: The Sixties Scoop tried to extinguish our culture and our spirit. It failed – CBC

We lost my sister Cleo decades ago, and I feared she may be forgotten Mar 28, 2018 I often call myself Star Child. A child fallen from the heavens without connection to anyone, any place, memories denied and rewritten on a blank slate. In casting me away from my people into a non-Indigenous home, the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201830 Views

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Witness heard argument that led to Justin Crowe’s stabbing, jury hears – Star Phoenix

Tyra Nahbexie testified about an argument that led to Justin Crowe’s stabbing, as well as the last moments of her friend’s life. March 27, 2018 Tyra Nahbexie told a Regina jury she sought solace in the bathroom of a Piapot First Nation house when arguing broke out between her friend Justin Crowe and two females […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201831 Views

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