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Chief Superintendent Sylvie Bourassa-Muise becomes 59th Commanding Officer, Depot Division

June 11, 2021 Today, the RCMP officially welcomed Chief Superintendent Sylvie Bourassa-Muise as the Commanding Officer, RCMP Depot Division, which includes the RCMP Academy. A change of command is a symbolic event and given the pandemic, this year it was held virtually. The handover of command of Depot Division included the signing of command parchments […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 202122 Views

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PAPS In Your Community – Indigenous Resource Officer

As Indigenous Resource Officer (IRO) with the Prince Albert Police Service, Erin Parenteau fulfills a unique role, helping to connect Indigenous victims of crime and trauma with culturally-sensitive supports and resources, including information about the court process, while also working to educate police members and staff on the history and significance of our community’s Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 20219 Views

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We weren’t seen as human enough’: All residential school graves must be identified, say Sask. First Nations – CBC

Jun 04, 2021 All residential school graves must be identified, according to First Nations in Saskatchewan Warren Seesequasis walks across the grass field where St. Michael’s Indian Residential School once stood, then crosses a dirt road and unties the baling twine on the cemetery gates. He stops at a large white cross. Below it, a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202127 Views

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It’s time to search all residential schools for unmarked graves, First Nations groups say – CTV News

June 1, 2021 TORONTO — The head of a First Nations organization in Saskatchewan says ground searches will soon be underway at the 22 residential schools in that province, as calls for a similar effort to take place across the country grow louder. Chief Bobby Cameron of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, which represents […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202123 Views

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To mourn and move forward,’ residential school sites in Sask. must be investigated: FSIN, province – The Star Phoenix

May 31, 2021 The FSIN says sites including the Muskowekwan IRS, Onion Lake St. Anthony’s IRS, Beauval IRS, Guy Hill IRS, Lebret IRS and Sturgeon Landing IRS have potential mass graves. Several locations in Saskatchewan must be investigated immediately as potential sites of mass graves similar to the one located last week in B.C., the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202119 Views

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CAP Calls for Top Down Reform As LaRonge RCMP Continue to Discriminate Against Emily Kammermayer

SASKATOON – Just weeks after holding a press conference on alleged police brutality, Emily Kammermayer continues to be subject to misconduct and discriminatory practices by the LaRonge RCMP detachment. On May 23rd, Ms. Kammermayer was assaulted by her brother when picking up her child from her mother’s house. Ms. Kammermayer’s mother and brother prevented her […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202118 Views

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Where is Kevin Charles? What happened to Courtney Struble? #InternationalMissingChildrensDay

Where is Kevin Charles? What happened to Courtney Struble? Any detail, no matter how seemingly insignificant, could be what investigators need to solve these two cases and bring their loved ones the answers they’ve been seeking for years. Sixteen-year-old Kevin Charles was living with his grandmother, Mary Goodfellow, in Chitek, Saskatchewan, at the time of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202135 Views

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Coroner’s inquest called into Sask. RCMP shooting of Lucien Silverquill – CBC

May 20, 2021 37-year-old Saulteaux man died in August 2019 outside his family’s home in Fishing Lake First Nation The RCMP’s shooting of an Indigenous Saskatchewan man in 2019 will be the focus of a coroner’s inquest. Lucien Silverquill, a 37-year-old Saulteaux man, died on Aug. 27, 2019, after being shot by police outside his family’s home on the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202129 Views

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CAP calls for immediate release of Indigenous sisters they say were wrongfully convicted of murder – Battlefords News-Optimist

May 18, 2021 The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) is calling on the federal government to intervene and release two Saskatchewan sisters who have served almost three decades in prison for a murder they say they didn’t commit. Odelia and Nerissa Quewezance were sentenced to life on second-degree murder charges in 1994 for the death […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202125 Views

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Man who attacked, set fire to Indigenous woman in Saskatchewan denied parole – Toronto Star

May 17, 2021 A Saskatchewan man who brutally attacked a woman and set her on fire has been denied parole. Leslie Black, 35, pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the beating, burning and sexual assault of Marlene Bird in Prince Albert, Sask., in 2014. Bird’s injuries resulted in the amputation of both of her legs […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202125 Views

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