Gathering in Saskatoon calls for justice for missing and murdered Indigenous people – CBC

Gathering in Saskatoon calls for justice for missing and murdered Indigenous people – CBC

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by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202072 Views


One organizer is collecting signatures for petition to change Saskatchewan’s Police Act

Jun 21, 2020

Around two dozen people in Saskatoon gathered in front of City Hall Saturday, calling for justice for murdered and missing Indigenous people.

The rally was organized by the mother of Jordan Lafond, Charmaine Dreaver.

Lafond died a day after a car chase with members of the Saskatoon Police Service in October 2016. The chase ended when the stolen truck Lafond was a passenger in hit a fence, ejecting the 22-year-old father.

Two Saskatoon police officers testified they struck Lafond — one stomping on his left hand, the other kneeing him four times in the head — as he lay on the ground following the crash.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/saskatoon-missing-murdered-indigenous-people-police-brutality-1.5621104

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