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Enough killing our people’: Stanley verdict generates rallies and pleas for change – National Post
by pmnationtalk onFebruary 12, 2018105 Views
Indigenous, civic and provincial leaders were joined by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in acknowledging the pain felt by Colten Boushie’s family
A not-guilty verdict in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old Cree man on a small Saskatchewan farm generated coast-to-coast rallies, heartbreak and pleas for change in the Canadian justice system.
In the days and hours following the acquittal Friday night of Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley in the Aug. 9, 2016 shooting death of Colten Boushie, thousands gathered not only in Saskatchewan communities such as Saskatoon, North Battleford and Regina, but also in Ottawa, Toronto and Edmonton.
Indigenous, civic and provincial leaders were joined by federal leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in acknowledging the heartbreak felt by Boushie’s family and supporters.