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MMIWG: Date to Apply for Standing Extended to April 18

Deadline for Standing Extended to April 18 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has extended the deadline to April 18 from April 10 for interested parties to apply for standing. The application forms and instructions are available on the National Inquiry’s website, at www.mmiwg-ffada.ca under “Legal Notices and Documents.” There […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201719 Views

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Gerald Stanley prelim hearing to begin in North Battleford – StarPhoenix

April 3, 2017 Gerald Stanley, the man charged with second-degree murder in the farmyard shooting death of Colten Boushie, is scheduled to appear in North Battleford provincial court Monday for a preliminary hearing. Preliminary hearings are held to determine if there is enough evidence to go to trial. Matters discussed during such hearings are subject […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201716 Views

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Preliminary hearing starts in case of fatal Saskatchewan farm shooting – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017  NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. _ A preliminary hearing starts today for a Saskatchewan farmer accused of fatally shooting an indigenous man. The week-long hearing will determine whether Gerald Stanley will face trial for second-degree murder in the death Colten Boushie last summer. Stanley has pleaded not guilty and is out on […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201713 Views

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Cause of death of Regina woman found at bottom of laundry chute undetermined – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 30, 2017 23:03 REGINA _ A coroner’s jury ruled Thursday it cannot determine the cause of death of a Regina woman who plunged 10 storeys down a laundry chute at a downtown hotel in 2015. The jury of three men and three women deliberated for five hours at the inquest into the death […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201720 Views

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Inquest outcomes leaves more questions in Nadine Machiskinic’s death – MeadowlakeNOW

After three-days of evidence the jury at the coroner’s inquest have ruled Nadine Machiskinic’s death undetermined. Ultimately that means no one really knows what happened to the 29-year-old when she fell 10-storeys down the laundry chute at the Delta Hotel in January 2015. “This raises more questions about my niece and how she died”, said […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201719 Views

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Testimony concludes in Machiskinic inquest, but many questions remain – CBC

Mar 29, 2017 Coroner to instruct 6-person jury Thursday; they have 5 possibilities on manner of death to consider The lawyer representing the family of Nadine Machiskinic said the coroner’s inquest established at least a couple key facts. The 29-year-old mother of four fell 10 storeys down a Regina hotel laundry chute to her death. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201716 Views

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Saskatchewan Justice reviewing whether charges warranted in Husky oil spill – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 23, 2017 By Jennifer Graham THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA _ Saskatchewan’s Justice Ministry is reviewing Husky Energy’s response to alarms before a major oil spill last summer to determine whether charges are warranted. The department is also looking into a delay in shutting down the ruptured pipeline. “I am deeply concerned about […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201726 Views

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Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women has just 122 names registered – CBC

Putting onus on families to register is ‘problematic,’ says advocate Mar 21, 2017 Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls are concerned about how the commission overseeing a long-awaited national inquiry is collecting names for its database. To date, there are just 122 family members’ names in the commission’s database, despite other databases […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201718 Views

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Colten Boushie’s mother fears property-defence resolution will stoke racial tensions – The Globe and Mail

The mother of a young man killed on a Saskatchewan farm said she fears recent political developments threaten to escalate racial tension in the province. Debbie Baptiste’s son Colten Boushie was shot dead after he and his friends drove their vehicle on to a farm property near North Battleford in August. The farm owner, Gerald […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201715 Views

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SARM wants meeting with FSIN over rural crime resolution – Global

March 17, 2017 The president of the Saskatchewan of Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) wants to meet with the chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) about a contentious resolution the association passed this week at its annual convention. The FSIN is upset with the resolution calling on the association to lobby the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 201728 Views

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