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Advocate for Children and Youth Wants to Raise Awareness on the Issue of Youth Homelessness – Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth

SASKATOON—Corey O’Soup, Saskatchewan’s Advocate for Children and Youth, is showing his support to the 5 Days for the Homeless campaign which aims to educate, support, and spread awareness on how the issue of homelessness impacts our communities. The 5 Days for the Homeless campaign is occurring at several universities across the country. Both the University […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201843 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Decision Not to Appeal Verdict in Tina Fontaine Case

March 13, 2018 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Decision Not to Appeal Verdict in Tina Fontaine Case (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to the announcement today by Crown prosecutors in Manitoba that they will not appeal the verdict in the case of Raymond Cormier, acquitted last month […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201849 Views

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RCMP charge suspect, shot fired during break and enter in rural Saskatchewan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 13, 2018  SPIRITWOOD, Sask. _ RCMP have charged a man with weapons offences following an investigation of a break and enter in rural Saskatchewan in which a gun was fired. Police say Mounties from the Spiritwood detachment west of Prince Albert responded to a call early Tuesday morning. Officers took a man […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201827 Views

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Two separate piles:’ Saskatchewan inquests allow for Indigenous jury pools – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 9, 2018  By Chris Purdy THE CANADIAN PRESS A lawyer helping the family of a young Cree man shot and killed by a Saskatchewan farmer left a different courthouse this week with an idea about how Canada’s jury system could be improved. Chris Murphy is part of a coroner’s inquest examining the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201838 Views

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BR Inquest Jury Selection – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 9, 2018  A lawyer helping the family of Colten Boushie (BOO’-shee) says jury selection in Canada could take a page from coroner’s inquests in Saskatchewan. Twenty-two-year-old Boushie was shot and killed by a Saskatchewan farmer, who was recently acquitted in the young Indigenous man’s death. Lawyer Chris Murphy is […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201844 Views

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FSIN upset no appeal filed after Stanley verdict – paNOW

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) says it continues to stand with the Colten Boushie family after learning there would be no appeal filed on Gerald Stanley’s acquittal. The FSIN issued a statement Wednesday evening saying their executive was “angered” with the announcement yesterday from Saskatchewan Justice. A jury acquitted Gerald Stanley Feb. 9 […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201858 Views

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BR Sask Farm Shooting Appeal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 8, 2018 REGINA – An organization that represents 74 First Nations in Saskatchewan says it’s angry the Crown will not appeal the acquittal of the man who fatally shot Colten Boushie. The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says it wants a “forensic accounting” of the jury verdict that found […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 201859 Views

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Prince Albert Grand Council expresses interest in northern Indigenous police force – paNOW

A strained relationship between northern communities and the national police force is opening discussions between tribal councils about introducing their own law enforcement. The Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) the Meadow Lake Tribal Council and the Saskatoon Tribal Council represent a majority of the Indigenous communities in northern Saskatchewan. According to PAGC Vice Chief Joseph […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 201853 Views

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No justice’ after Crown won’t appeal acquittal in farm shooting: father – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 7, 2018 REGINA _ The father of a young Indigenous man who was killed on a Saskatchewan farm says he is heartbroken the Crown will not appeal the acquittal of the man accused in the fatal shooting. Last month, a jury found Gerald Stanley not guilty of second-degree murder in the death […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 201834 Views

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First Nations in Sask. push for Indigenous children’s advocate – CBC

More than 70% of the 5,200 kids in care in Saskatchewan are Indigenous Mar 07, 2018 First Nations in Saskatchewan want their own advocate for Indigenous children in care — a move supported by the province’s appointee. “I myself am First Nations and I believe our First Nation people have the ability, have the knowledge, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 201837 Views

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