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Mar 15, 2018
Tina Fontaine. Image via Facebook.

Canada is culpable for Tina Fontaine's death

Pamela Palmater
Tina Fontaine did not kill herself. Tina died because federal, provincial and state agencies charged with keeping her safe, all failed to protect her. And for that, Canada should stand trial.
Blog
Feb 27, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in the Canada - Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations Forum. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

Trudeau's dance of deception on Indigenous rights

Pamela Palmater
Since his election, Trudeau has made the same core promises to recognize and implement Indigenous rights in a multitude of strategically timed announcements, but it's been all talk and little action.
Blog
Feb 17, 2018

No justice for Colten Boushie

Krystalline Kraus
Colten Boushie's death and the ensuing trial of Gerald Stanley highlight racial tensions in Saskatchewan and mobilize Indigenous activists.
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Feb 10, 2018
Photo: Colten Boushie/Facebook

The Gerald Stanley trial result was a travesty

Robert Jago
Don’t say that Canada or Saskatchewan failed Indigenous people -- Canada just failed. It wasn’t a mob of racists that released a killer onto the streets -- it was 12 regular Canadians.

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