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Saskatchewan councillor resigns after comment about killing of aboriginal man

A Saskatchewan rural councillor has resigned from his job after posting an online comment about the shooting death of a First Nations man.

The rural municipality of Browning, southeast of Regina, said in a news release that it has accepted the resignation of Lampman farmer Ben Kautz. 305 more words


Racism not unique or more prevalent in Saskatchewan: Brad Wall

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said some of the racism that has come to light since the shooting death of a 22-year-old Cree man is a national problem. 530 more words


Colten Boushie's death continues to cause social media firestorm

The day after Gerald Stanley’s release from custody, Saskatchewan RCMP were prompted to issue a statement saying they were closely monitoring the situation related to the recent events in the Biggar area and that the safety and security of the people of this province remains their number one priority. 556 more words


Saskatchewan councillor regrets online post about killing of Colten Boushie: wife

UPDATE: On Aug. 24, the R.M. of Browning No. 34 accepted the resignation of Councillor Ben Kautz of Division No 4.

A Saskatchewan reeve says the future of a councillor who posted an online comment about the shooting death of an aboriginal man will be a topic at an upcoming meeting. 562 more words


Sask. RCMP say online comments about Colten Boushie shooting could be criminal

Saskatchewan RCMP issued a statement Saturday concerning online comments about a shooting that left Colten Boushie, 22, dead near Biggar on Aug. 9.

“There have been comments made on social media that are concerning and could be criminal in nature. 159 more words


Gerald Stanley granted $10,000 bail after not-guilty plea in Colten Boushie shooting

A judge has granted bail to a Saskatchewan farmer charged with the shooting death of an aboriginal man on his property.

The decision, which was released as the court was closing Friday in Battleford, said Gerald Stanley is to be freed on $10,000 bail. 447 more words


Police shootings letter based on a 'cruel lie'

Re: Police justified in shooting deaths, letter from Joan Jones, Aug. 10.

I believe people are entitled to their opinion, even when their opinion is full of nonsensical, right wing, FOX News talking points like Jones’ is. 195 more words