Category Archives: Saskatchewan News

‘Shocked, angered’ but not surprised: Reaction continues after Colten Boushie decision

A joint statement released by the Native Studies faculties at three Canadian universities explains educators are shocked and angered after Gerald Stanley was found not guilty of killing Colten Boushie. However, the department heads at the University of Alberta, University of Saskatchewan and University of Manitoba also said they were not surprised by the verdict. The 22-year-old Indigenous man from

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Uncle proud of Colten Boushie’s mom, slams court system over Gerald Stanley verdict

Walter Red Thunder praised Colten Boushie’s mother, his sister-in-law, for how she handled herself in the courtroom during the Gerald Stanley trial at a rally held in Regina on Saturday and slammed the court system after Stanley was found not guilty of Boushie’s death. like & share:

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Colten Boushie’s mother delivers emotional message as rallies held across Canada

The emotions were raw at demonstrations across Canada on Saturday to protest the acquittal of a white Saskatchewan farmer in the shooting death of a young Indigenous man. The atmosphere was particularly charged at a rally in North Battleford, where the victim’s mother delivered an angry, defiant address near the courthouse where the verdict was delivered the night before. READ

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Federal justice minister says Canada ‘can and must do better’ after Gerald Stanley acquittal

The federal justice minister has said the country “can and must do better” after a white farmer was acquitted in the shooting death of a young Indigenous man – a verdict that sparked a firestorm of criticism from First Nations groups across Canada. A jury in Battleford, Sask., deliberated 13 hours before finding Gerald Stanley not guilty of second degree

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