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Law society documents reveal how Crown avoided discipline in wrongful conviction of Metis man – APTN News

Jul 02, 2020 Clayton Boucher was wrongfully convicted in 2017 after exonerating evidence withheld in Alberta Federal Crown prosecutor Erwin Reinhard Schulz told the Law Society of Alberta that the wrongful conviction of Clayton Boucher was all an innocent mistake. The mistake began when the RCMP told Schulz that two Health Canada tests on powder […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202022 Views

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MNA: Update on Jake and Morris Case

On June 16, 2020 a Judge of the Court of Queen’s Bench in Edmonton denied Bail to the person charged with the murder of Jake and Morris. Since then, the father of the accused person was also charged with second-degree murder and both accused murderers appeared in St. Paul Provincial Court on June 18, 2020. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202026 Views

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Cop Who Violently Arrested Indigenous Leader Had a Pending Assault Charge – VICE

Const. Simon Seguin is still serving on Canada’s national police force even though he was charged with assault in 2019 after he allegedly attacked a man and a woman. An RCMP officer under investigation for violently arresting a prominent Indigenous leader is already facing previous criminal charges, including one for assault after he allegedly broke […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202032 Views

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Statement on Crown Prosecutions Office announcement

June 24, 2020 Today, the Crown Prosecutions Office announced that charges against Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation will be withdrawn. The role of the police is to investigate and gather evidence in support of a charge and the RCMP fulfilled that role on this file. The Crown’s role is to assess […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202030 Views

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As An Indigenous Mountie For 17 Years, I Became Numb To The Casual Racism – HuffPost Canada

Racism flourishes in acceptance and apathy. In the RCMP, both were present. “You should be on the reserve where you belong.” Racist comments like this were something I’d overhear in quiet conversations behind my back, or from strangers I could easily dismiss. This was different. The comment was personal, the words specific to me. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202026 Views

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Serenity: A life cut short – CBC

It’s been almost six years since four-year-old Serenity died in care. While her case drew a firestorm of criticism in the ensuing years, the window for a criminal charge to be reactivated is set to close this summer, and Serenity’s mother worries no person or organization will ever be held accountable in her death. Reporter […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202027 Views

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Alberta RCMP launch Reconciliation Strategy

June 19, 2020 This Sunday is National Indigenous Peoples Day. A time for us to come together as Canadians and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and exceptional contributions of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples of Canada Over the past eighteen months we have been building a formal Reconciliation Strategy, to guide us as […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202028 Views

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The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations calls for the resignation of RCMP Commissioner Lucki to begin reform of systemic racism

The Confederacy of Treaty Six Chiefs are calling for the resignation of RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki to begin the process of reforming the systemic racism embedded in the RCMP. Following the many needless killings of Indigenous peoples by RCMP officers in Canada – it is clear that full reform of the systemic and institutionalized racism […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 202035 Views

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Fighting for prison abolition across the Prairies: An interview with Free Lands Free Peoples organizer Karrie Auger – Canadian Dimension

June 17, 2020 Along with the North, the Prairies is the most heavily incarcerated region in the country. Canada has a national incarceration rate of 83 adults per 100,000 people. Each of the Prairie provinces well exceeds this: Alberta with 111, Saskatchewan with 207, and Manitoba with 231. In the latter two provinces, Indigenous people […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202035 Views

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Bail Request Denied to Man Charged with Murder of Jake Sansom and Morris Cardinal

June 17th, 2020 Many gathered in front of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta today in support of justice and the families of Jake Sansom and Morris Cardinal. Calls of “no justice, no peace” and “stop the violence, stop the hate” echoed off the walls of the courthouse as the crowd awaited the decision. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202044 Views

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