The lawyer for the family of Colten Boushie says ending the exclusion of Indigenous jurors can be swiftly accomplished—and Ottawa is listening
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Ever so briefly, Taylor Swift lived like the common people do by serving jury duty oday in Nashville, Tennessee. But she was quickly relieved of her civic duty. The judge determined that she could not be an “impartial” juror for the...
On Thursday night, in Calgary, I spotted tweets by the Prime Minister of Canada and the Minister of Justice about the verdict in the trial of the “man” who shot Colten Boushie in the back of the head with a semi-automatic handgun. I...
What does the killing of an Indigenous man, and the acquittal of his killer, say about Canada's anti-racist credentials?
Indigenous leaders say not guilty verdict in Native man's killing highlights deep-seated racism in Canada.