The Canadian Progressive: ‘Clearing the plains’ continues with the acquittal of Gerald Stanley

Last week’s decision by an all-white jury to acquit Gerald Stanley, the killer of Colten Boushie, a young Indigenous man from the Red Pheasant Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, calls for an overhaul of Canada’s settler-based legal system, and an investigation into the racism embedded within Canadian society and police forces. The post ‘Clearing the plains’ ...

Susan on the Soapbox: An Unfathomable Darkness — The Gerald Stanley Verdict

“There is a darkness that exists in this country and I believe we are going to have to feel our way out of it.” — Chris Murphy, lawyer for the Boushie family The verdict that found Gerald Stanley not guilty of any crime, not even manslaughter, in the shooting death of Colten Boushie leaves me ...

Montreal Simon: The Killing of Colten Boushie and the Bigots in Saskatchewan

APTN News A young indigenous man out for a joy ride with his friends. An old white farmer with a gun collection large enough to equip a small army.A gun that goes off "accidentally" and an "accidental bullet" that hits Colten Boushie in the back of the head.An all-white jury that acquits Gerald Stanley of ...