Federal Politics

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson was joined by two councilors at the Prince Albert Grand Council's rally and candle-light vigil for Colten Boushie.
Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson was joined by two councilors at the Prince Albert Grand Council's rally and candle-light vigil for Colten Boushie. File photo/paNOW Staff

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief, Councillors weigh in on Stanley verdict

By Bryan Eneas
February 12, 2018 - 5:00pm

Chiefs from the Prince Albert Grand Council’s executive and the communities they represent are speaking out about the controversial verdict in the trial of Gerald Stanley.

FSIN chief Bobby Cameron said the group has sent a letter to the Federal Justice Minister asking for some action on the jury selection process in Canada.
FSIN chief Bobby Cameron said the group has sent a letter to the Federal Justice Minister asking for some action on the jury selection process in Canada. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

FSIN asks Federal government for action on jury selection process

By Angela Brown
February 9, 2018 - 2:00pm

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) chief Bobby Cameron said the FSIN has sent a letter to Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould asking for some action to "acknowledge the diversity" related to the jury selection process in Canada. 

A councillor from the Montreal Lake Cree Nation who was suspended just over one year ago spoke with paNOW about his experiences.
A councillor from the Montreal Lake Cree Nation who was suspended just over one year ago spoke with paNOW about his experiences. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Former Montreal Lake Cree Nation councillor seeks justice

By Bryan Eneas
February 7, 2018 - 3:06pm Updated: February 7, 2018 - 5:16pm

Just over a year ago four Montreal Lake Cree Nation councillors were removed from their positions; a move which one of them described as putting the cart before the horse. 

Glen Luther, a law professor at the University of Saskatchewan, says the Gerald Stanley trial is an interesting case that is being closely watched by experts in the justice field.
Glen Luther, a law professor at the University of Saskatchewan, says the Gerald Stanley trial is an interesting case that is being closely watched by experts in the justice field. submitted photo/Glen Luther

Jury deliberation not an easy process; law professor

By Angela Brown
February 7, 2018 - 12:00pm

It will be a challenging job for the jury involved in making a decision in the Gerald Stanley trial in the days ahead, according to a Saskatchewan law professor.

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