Category Archives: Saskatchewan News

‘Even though people say it wasn’t about race, it was’: Colten Boushie’s mother

The family of Colten Boushie was in Ottawa on Tuesday to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau among other politicians. The meetings came just days after Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley was acquitted of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Boushie. READ MORE: Trudeau’s comments on Boushie case may have ‘tainted’ a potential appeal process, lawyer says On Monday, the

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U of S students rally for Colten Boushie’s family after Gerald Stanley verdict

To show support for Colten Boushie’s family, University of Saskatchewan students marched from the campus to the Court of Queen’s Bench in Saskatoon Tuesday. Boushie, 22, was shot and killed during an altercation in the farmyard of Biggar, Sask.-area farmer Gerald Stanley in August 2016. READ MORE: Colten Boushie verdict: Door open to eliminating peremptory challenges, justice minister suggests Stanley was

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‘It’s important that we get things like this right.’: Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer on fallout of Stanley verdict

Federal Conservative and Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer is back in Saskatchewan for the first time since Battleford area farmer Gerald Stanley was acquitted in the second-degree murder trial of 22-year-old Colten Boushie. Scheer is back in his home riding of Regina Qu’Appelle to host a town hall in Fort Qu’Appelle. Prior to the town hall, Global News spoke with Scheer

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Prolonged extreme cold could be taking a toll on your mental health: expert

Extreme cold weather has gripped the province for the majority of the winter. While Saskatchewan residents are familiar with frigid temperatures, the prolonged cold can take it’s toll on your mental well-being. Marney Blunt reports. like & share:

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‘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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