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Colten Boushie verdict: Lack of Indigenous jurors reduces confidence in courts, Jagmeet Singh says

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says not having representative juries reduces confidence in the justice system in cases like the acquittal of a white farmer who had been charged with killing Colten Boushie.

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2/23/2018

article On the shooting of Colten Boushie
(Canada) -- Many Canadians appear to be in a vindictive mood over the tragic shooting of Colten Boushie. To me it seems terribly divisive and lacking in real compassion...

2/20/2018

article Boushie verdict fallout sparks allegations of threats, harassment
(Ottawa) -- An online fundraiser for Gerald Stanley, the Saskatchewan farmer found not guilty in the shooting death of Colten Boushie, has stirred up an online war of...

2/18/2018

article Canadian justice system needs overhaul in light of Gerald Stanley verdict
(Canada) -- How can someone get away with lifting a pistol, pulling the trigger and shooting someone in the back of the head, and not go to jail? Saskatchewan farmer...
article Judge's verdict instructions to Gerald Stanley jury, explained in 1 minute
(Saskatchewan) -- It took Chief Justice Martel Popescul over an hour and a half to read out his verdict instructions to the jury in the Gerald Stanley murder trial. A...

2/17/2018

article Why Has Colten Boushie’s Mother Had To Work So Hard Just To Prove Her Son’s Humanity?
(Saskatchewan) -- The death of a child is one of the most shattering events a person can endure. Debbie Baptiste lost her 22-year-old son Colten Boushie in August 2016...
article Judge's verdict instructions to Gerald Stanley jury, explained in 1 minute
(Saskatchewan) -- It took Chief Justice Martel Popescul over an hour and a half to read out his verdict instructions to the jury in the Gerald Stanley murder trial.
article Mountie being investigated for racist comments ‘not the only one’
(British Columbia) -- A shocking online comment about Colten Boushie by an RCMP officer has the force investigating one of its own and others saying scrap the service...

2/16/2018

article Stanley murder acquittal inflames Indigenous people's loss of faith in Canada’s justice system
(Canada) -- Before people took to the streets in protest, before the Prime Minister met with Colten Boushie's family, the Battleford courtroom where the trial of...

2/15/2018

article 'He took my heart:' Colten Boushie’s father remembers kind, goofy son
(Saskatoon) -- Colten Boushie came into the world smiling. It was Halloween 1993 in Ronan, Mont., about 225 kilometres southeast of the Roosville Border Crossing in...
article Gerald Stanley acquittal outrage result of 'centuries of oppression,' says prominent civil rights lawyer
(Canada) -- The outrage felt and expressed across the country following the verdict in the Gerald Stanley trial comes from years of injustice that have deeply eroded...

2/13/2018

article Boushie family promised 'concrete changes' in meetings with Trudeau, ministers
(Ottawa) -- Colten Boushie's family members say they believe the Liberal government will go the distance and change what they see as systemic problems with Canada...
article Colten Boushie verdict: Lack of Indigenous jurors reduces confidence in courts, Jagmeet Singh says
(Ottawa) -- Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says not having representative juries reduces confidence in the justice system in cases like the acquittal of a white farmer...
article Liberals review jury selection process after Boushie case uproar
(Ottawa) -- The Liberal government wants to move swiftly on reforms to ensure more Indigenous people are represented on juries as anger builds across the country over...
article 'Justice for Colten' rally held outside Justice Minister's office in Vancouver
(Vancouver) -- Dozens of people rallied outside the Vancouver constituency office of Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould on Tuesday afternoon, to show their support...
article Educators call on universities to help fight institutional racism following Stanley verdict
(Canada) -- Indigenous faculty members and allies are calling on university presidents across Canada to address the impact the Colten Boushie case has had on Indigenous...
article The long list of problems Colten Boushie's family says marred the case
(Saskatchewan) -- A light rain fell outside the North Battleford, Sask., provincial courthouse the morning of Aug. 11, 2016, as the man accused of killing Colten Boushie...
article Wilson-Raybould doesn't think justice system is fair to Indigenous people, vows reform
(Canada) -- Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says she doesn't think the justice system is fair to Indigenous people and wants to strip it of its "colonial...

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